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N4C September 2014 Winners

N4C September 2014 Winners Welcome to MVPC’s Recognition Page, where the club will feature members who have received awards and recognition for their photography skills.  The below photographers and images received N4C (North Central Camera Club Council)  awards in the … Continue reading

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Sep-Oct 2014 President’s BLOG–Shooting From the Lip

Welcome to our 2014-2015 season of photo club activities. At our first meeting in September, I discussed our club’s mission:  To advance the art and science of photography and to provide members the opportunity to increase and develop their photography … Continue reading

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May 2014 President’s BLOG–Shooting from the Lip

“MAYDAY!   MAYDAY!  MAYDAY!” Our May meeting is on the first day of May—May Day.  Many cultures celebrate May Day.  Those celebrations may involve dancing around a May Pole while decorating it with colored ribbons. One tradition of May Day that … Continue reading

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April 2014 President’s BLOG–Shooting from the Lip

Welcome to Spring! I was going to present an April Fools Day joke, but decided against it.  Considering the joke the weather and meteorologists are playing on us, I think we have enough to laugh (or cry) about. Most of … Continue reading

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March 2014 President’s BLOG–Shooting from the Lip

The Struggles of March The month of March is a month of struggle.  Don’t believe me?  Let’s think about it. To start with, the vernal equinox occurs around March 20th.  This is the first official day of spring, when the … Continue reading

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Feb 2014 President’s BLOG–Shooting From the Lip

Direction and Purpose, Love and Hate, What’s My Worth? Before I talk about photography, I’d like to pose a question to the club membership:  Where do you want your club to go?  Why am I asking this?  Very recently, one … Continue reading

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Jan 2014 President’s BLOG-Shooting From the Lip

Happy New Year! Traditionally, we make resolutions for the New Year.  Instead of making a resolution, how about setting a goal?   Goals should be realistic and attainable (but not necessarily so easy that they don’t challenge us).  Maybe your goal … Continue reading

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Dec 2013 President’s BLOG–Shooting from the Lip

The Gifts of Knowledge, Family, and Friends Greetings, As Christmas approaches, we are busy making our wish lists.  What are you asking for?  A new camera body, a new lens?  Maybe a new monitor?  (If you’re thinking about purchasing a … Continue reading

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President’s BLOG-Shooting from the Lip; Nov 2013

Of Veterans and Photographers As we enter November, the memories of Halloween with its decaying pumpkins and leftover candy is in the rearview mirror, and the year’s gastronomic holiday, Thanksgiving, lies ahead. Before we arrive at turkey day, we have … Continue reading

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President’s BLOG–Shooting from the Lip; Oct 2013

Ambient Light and Camera-Toting Ducks As the seasons change, summer’s harsh light changes to fall’s softer light.  Through the seasons, we photographers use ambient light to illuminate our images.  Rembrandt, one of the great masters, used ambient light to illuminate … Continue reading

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