The February monthly meeting will be in the Ocotillo Room of the Conference Center. Wednesday February 12 at 7 PM.
Notes from the two presentations from the January meeting can be found here
Topic #17 Architecture and Skylines
Topic #18 Festivals Parades and Special Events
The next education session offered to the PCQC membership will be held on January 15th.
Jim Burkstrand will focus on Local Edits to photos.
What: Special presentation at Reid Park Zoo.
30 min classroom presentation including some of our animal ambassadors which will allow your group to get some good up close photos of some of the Zoo's smaller animals, such as an armadillo, snake, or tamandua. We then can take the group behind the scenes to the rhino habitat for an up close encounter there.
After that there will be free time to explore the rest of the zoo before lunch at Cheddars Scratch Kitchen https://cheddars.com
When: Friday January 24th, 2020
We will depart at 9:00 from the Madera Clubhouse Parking Lot.
Cost $14 per person (includes zoo admission)
To reserve your spot please make your check for $14 payable to PCQC and deliver to Nancy Lammers, 1885 E Wintergreen Dr. by Wednesday January 22nd at 5:00 pm
This is not refundable. We must pay the zoo with one check for all those we have reserved spots for.
Photos from the November field trip to Tanque Verde Ranch can be seen here.
January Photos of the Month
Photos submitted by club members are shown above as well as on our Flickr web site. Send to jimmsp AT AOL.com
Annual Quail Creek Open Photo Contest
Any member of the Quail Creek community is eligible to enter the January photo contest. The theme is Open. You can submit one photo and your photo has to be 3 years old or less.
Please rename each file with the title of the image. Size your image to either 13”x 19” or 16”x 20” and then send all (large) jpg images to (copy and paste address) pcqccontest AT gmail.com
Entry Deadline is midnight - Jan 31, 2020.
Detailed Rules and Guidelines are here.
For members who like to plan ahead, you can find the list of topics for the 2020 contests here.
December Photo Contest Winners
First Place : Shari Rodgers "Hello"
Second Place: Trisha Tubbs "Fiesta"
Third Place: Larry Hudson "Acoma"
Congratulations to the winners. Thanks to all Photo Club members who entered the December photo contest. All of the entries can be seen on the club Flickr site.
And you can see the judges comments here.
You can see all Contests on the club Flickr site.
You can join the Photography Club of Quail Creek any time during the year. Club Dues are $25.00 per household for the remainder of 2019 and all of 2020.
Current Members can renew at any time.
Print the PCQC Membership Form- fill out- bring to a meeting.
Q1 2020 Photo Challenge
The member’s Quarterly Photo Challenge runs from Jan 1 to Mar 31, 2020.
The topic is Dominant Color. The intent is that the photo should have a dominant color that immediately attracts the viewer’s eye to the subject. You are successful if a viewer's eye goes immediately to your chosen subject when they first see the photo.
Members may submit any photo on any topic or with any subject - as long as it is taken during the current quarter.
See this page for a description and rules. Topics for the next challenges are also listed. Submit all photos to jimmsp AT outlook.com
Q4 2019 Photo Challenge Winners
First Place : Jon Williams “Sunrise on Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island”
Second Place: Joan Muckley ”Horse Friends”
Third Place: Paul Lischeid “Heron in Flight”
The topic was Free Study.
All of the challenge photos can be seen on our Flickr site on this page.