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November Tuesday, November 13,  2018 We will be having a hands-on tabletop shoot.  Each  of the 5-6 setups will teach you how to light a variety of subjects using LED, compact floureschent, (CFL) or incandescent lights.  There will be variety of backgrounds, props and other equipment used in shooting smaller subjects at the shoot.  Our tabletop presenters will be: Dave Dornberg Michael Kobe Jim Rettker Jim Klepac Richard Fox Karen Kierzek Members, please bring your camera, lenses such as wide angle or normal lenses, a tripod and a wired or wireless remote if you have one, because the shutter speeds tend to be slow and are not suitable for hand-held shots. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Mentoring Meeting Members please bring 2-4 images on a flash drive.  The images should be sized to 1400px x 1050px at 72 dpi. Please bring images from the November fall challenge or anything that you have been working on lately. December Tuesday, December 11, 2018 CRPC Holiday Potluck party January Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Former member, Michael Topp will present “Birds of the Calumet Region” for our members. February Tuesday, February 12, 2019 A. Shaw will present “Drone Photography” to our membership March Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Bob Benson will present “Judging Images” April Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Barb Lucas retuns to present “Saving the Monarch Butterfly” "The number of Monarch Butterflies has greatly declined in recent decades.  At this program you will learn about the beautiful butterfly’s life cycle, its amazing migration to central Mexico each winter, growing milkweed its host plant, tagging Monarchs, and other ways you can help insure their healthy future.  You will also learn when and where to view the most Monarchs each fall as they migrate south thru Indiana.  Numbers this year should be the highest since 2008”.
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Competition Meetings CRPC will hold competitions on every 4th Tuesday of the month at the same  location as the meetings. Categories for the competition are as follows: Large Color A & B Divisions (A=Experienced, B=Novice) Small Color A & B Divisions Small and Large Monochrome (Black & White) A & B Divisions DPI (Digital Print Image) One Division only (No A or B Divisions) - send your 4 DPI images to TBD Loretta Sullivan: crpcdpi@gmail.com Rules for Competition Revised CRPC Competition Rules 2018-2019

February 23, 2019 - Photography Clinic

The Calumet Region Photo Club will hold its 10th annual “Photography Clinic” on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.  Featured speaker will be photographer Mike Moats from Sterling Heights, Michigan. He is an international award- winning photographer. Nature macro photography is among his expertise. His clinic presentation topics will include photographic composition techniques, working with natural lighting, controlling depth of field, post processing, and more. “The Calumet Region Photo Club is thrilled that Mike Moats will be sharing his photography knowledge with us,” noted Raleigh Wolfe, Calumet Region Photo Club president. “Mike is a world- renowned photographer. He is being sponsored by Tamron, a global manufacturer of optical equipment known by photographers around the world. Those attending our clinic will have plenty of opportunities to improve their photography, regardless of their current skills and experiences.”

To register for this event, please click here.

For more information about Mike Moats and his images, visit http://www.tinylandscapes.com