NEW ENGLAND SHUTTERBUGS







      Helping you improve your image

2020 - 2021

Meeting Information - Program Schedule


Due to the current COVID Pandemic on-site/in-person club meetings from September thru December have been cancelled.  Virtual meetings using the on-line app ZOOM are in the planning stages for this time period.  Members will be notified via e-mail with instructions as how to participate once this procedure is established. 

We remain hopeful that the Club will restart on-site meeting at the Veterans Hall in January 2021. 





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     Meeting Information   

NEShutterbug meetings are held at the Veterans Center, 100 West Street in Leominster, Massachusetts on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from September through June with the exception the month of December with only one meeting for the Holiday Party.
  • 6:00PM - Doors Open
  • 6:30PM - 7:00PM Social Gathering and Meet With Bill

    About "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 the start of the meetings.

7:00PM Meetings Begin

* There is a $5.00 fee for non-members attending meetings.  For guests that become members the $5.00 fee will be applied to the membership dues. 
 
* In order to submit images in the clubs monthly competitions and attend club trips
payment of membership dues is required.





Calendar For September 2020 - June 2021


September 8, 2020               Orientation
  CANCELLED                         Payment of Dues
                                               Review The Calendar
                                               Award Presentation
                                               Address Questions From The Membership


September 22, 2020             Presentation By Mike Cormier
 CANCELLED                        Taking Portraits Using Speedlight


October 13, 2020                   Competition
  CANCELLED                        Assigned Subject:  Abandoned Building
                                               Print Image:    Anything Goes
                                               Judge:  Bill Lorigan


October 17, 2020                    Scavenger Hunt
Note: *(Saturday)                 Will be conducted as scheduled
                                               Meet at the Veterans Hall
                                               Details will be distributed  in advance of the
                                               Scavenger Hunt
                                               Conducted by Cindylee Gee and Nancy Basley
                                              


October 27, 2020                   Field Trip
 CANCELLED                          Night Photography


November 4, 2020                 Competition
  CANCELLED                       Assigned Subject:  Railroad Tracks  
                                              Print Entry Image:  Black/White
                                              Judge:  TBD


November 24, 2020             Scavenger Hunt Results
  CANCELLED


December 8, 2020              Holiday Party or Movie Night
 CANCELLED

2021 Calendar/AGENDA

With regards to reinstating on-site/in-person meetings, the health and safety of our membership is the foremost priority.  We will continue to monitor the mandated State of Massachusetts COVID-19 guidelines - updates will be made accordingly

A reminder to members that dues must be paid prior to the first competition.

January 12, 2021                    Competition
                                             Assigned Digital Subject:  Gate
                                             Assinged Print Image:  Anything Goes
                                             Judge:  Bill Lorigan


January 26, 2021                  Taking Portraits With Speedlights
                                             Presented by: Mike Cormier


       
February 9, 2021                 Competition
                                            Assigned Digital Subject:  Sign
                                            Assigned Print Image:  Nature
                                                             Judge:  TBD


February 23, 2021               Workshop Featuring The Following
  • Light Box
  • Macro
  • Still LIfe
  • Water Drops


March 9, 2021                       Competition
                                               Assigned  Digital Subject:  Arch
                                             Assigned Print Image: Black/White
                                             Judge:  Gail Hansche


March 23, 2021                    Presentation by Ted Hoosick
                                            Basic Photoshop and Elements


April 13, 2021                       Competition
                                           Assigned Digital Subject:  Still Life
                                           Assigned Print Image: Flowers
                                           Judge: TBD


April 27, 2021                     Field Trip - Night Photography
                                           Trip Leaders:
                                           Lee Brusa;
                                           Sandy Carney
                                           Mike Cormier
                                           Bill Lorigan
                                           Donna Miller
 
                                     
May 11, 2021                       Competition
                                          Assigned  Digital Subject:  Railroad Tracks
                                          Assigned Print Image:  Open Color
                                          Judge: TBD
 
                                        
May 25, 2021                    Election of Officers
                                         Scavenger Hunt Results
                                         Members' Slideshows

                            
June 8, 2021                    Competition
                                        Assigned Digital Subject:  Abandon Building
                                        Assigned Print:  Creative Image
                                        Note: Include information regarding the transformation process    
                                        Judge: TBD                                    


June 22 ,2021                   Planning Board - 2021 -2022 Calendar Year

  
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