NEW ENGLAND SHUTTERBUGS







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2019 - 2020


Meeting Information - Program Schedule



Meeting Information


NEShutterbugs' Meetings are held at the Veterans Center, 100 West Street, Leominster, MA on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (with the exception of the month of December with only one meeting for the Winter Holiday Party).  Our calendar year begins in September continuing thru to May.  

          • 6:00PM - Doors Open
          • 6:30 PM - 7:00PM  Social Gathering and Meet With Bill
To assist members with questions regarding photography, Bill Lorigan has volunteered to address questions from members on an individual basis prior to meetings. 
Please note that time is limited to 30 minutes before meetings begin

  • 7:00PM - Meetings Begin

There is a $5.00 fee for non-members attending meetings

Once you become a member and your dues are paid you are eligible to submit your images in competitions and attend club field trips.




Calendar Schedule




September 10, 2019
  • Orientation
  • Collect Membership Dues For The 2019 - 2020 Calendar Year (Check or Cash Payment)
  • Overview Of The 2018-2019 Calendar Year
Please Note:  The Veterans Hall will be used as a facility for a Special  City Election on the 4th Tuesday of September, therefore there will be only one meeting held in September.


October 5,  2019 (Saturday)
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Time and List of Scavenger Hunt Items TBD
  • Committee Organizers:  Nancy Basely and CindyLee Gee

October 8, 2019

  • Member Competition
  • Assigned Subject:   Seaside(s)
  • Competition Judges: 3 Members From The Assabet Valley Camera Club
  • Note:  Images submitted in the "Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 14, 2019
                              This stipulation applies to Assigned Subject ONLY                         


October 22, 2019 
  • Workshop Presented by Ted Hoosick 
    1. Basics of Photoshop 
    2. Camera Fundamentals - i.e: Understanding ISO; Exposure, White Balance,Shooting Modes Including Priority Modes and Full Manual; DOP-Depth-of-Field)


November 12, 2019
  • Member Competition
  •  Assigned Subject:   Something Glass
  • Competition Judge:  Jim Deluco
NoteImages submitted in the "Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 14, 2019

                              This stipulation applies to Assigned Subject ONLY                         




November 26, 2019

  • Scavenger Hunt Results - Committee Chairpersons: Nancy Basely and CindyLee Gee
  • Scavenger Hunt Judge: -TBD


December 10, 
2019
Winter Holiday Party

  • Where:  Veterans Center - 100 West Street - Leominster, MA 01453
  • Time:  6:00PM - Social Gathering
  •            6:30PM  - Pot Luck Supper
  • Followed by: The Yankee Swap     


January 14, 2020
  •  Member Competition
  • Assigned Subject:   Sports
  • Competition Judges:  Panel of 5 Members from The NEShutterbugs

Note Images submitted in the "Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 14, 2019

                              This stipulation applies to the Assigned Subject ONLY             



January 28, 2020 
  • Presentation by Paul Nguyen


February 11, 2020 
  • Member Competition
  • Assigned Subject:   Shoes
Note:  Images submitted in the " Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 14, 2019

                   This stipulation applies to the Assigned Subject ONLY      



February 25, 2020
  • Black and White Photography Workshop Presented by Bill Lorigan
  • Macro Photography Workshop Presented by Ted Hoosick


INote: mages submitted in the"Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 9, 2019

                              This stipulation applies to Assigned Subject ONLY                     


March 10, 2020 

  • Member Competition
  • Assigned Subject:  Dogs
  • Competition Judge:  Gail Hansche

Note:  Images submitted in the" Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 14, 2019
                              This stipulation applies to Assigned Subject ONLY         
             



March 24, 2020
  • Presentation by Lisa Cuchara
  • Topic:  Industrial and Junk Yard Photography


April 14, 2020
  • Member Competition
  • Assigned Subject:  Macro Photography
  • Competiton Judge:  Dick Knowlton
Note:  Images submitted in the "Assigned Subject" category are required to be taken after May 14, 2019
                         This stipulation applies to Assigned Subject ONLY             


    April 28, 2020

    • Workshop - Subject TBD


    May 12, 2020

    • Annual Meeting (Members Vote For Officers/E-Board Members and Chairpersons)
    • Pizza Party
    • Members Slide Show


    May 26, 2020

    • Annual Banquet
    • Details To Be Determined
    • Banquet Chairperson: Elly Legros


    June 9, 2020

    • Pot Luck Buffet - 6:00PM - 7:00PM
    • Followed by the 2020 - 2021 Planning Board Session

    Members are encouraged to attend the Planning Board meeting to help coordinate the new calendar year agenda and activities




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