First Place : Debbie O’Rourke -“And God Created ” Second Place: Jeff Krueger -”Mission Statue  Third Place:    Jim Burkstrand -“Church of St Finbarr”                Congratulations to the winners. Thanks to all Photo Club members who entered the August photo contest. All of the entries can be seen on the club Flickr site. Judges comments can be seen here. You can see the August 2017 Contest Winners  here   and all Contests on the club Flickr site.
Photography Club of Quail Creek 2017
Photography Club of Quail Creek
September Photo Contest You can enter the Sept QCPC Member Photo Contest  now!   The topic is Through the Window . This contest is open to all members of the Photography Club of Quail Creek. The entry criteria have been modified. See the entry criteria here.  Please rename each file with the title of the image  and then send all jpg images to  (copy and paste address) pcqccontest@gmail.com Entry Deadline is midnight - Sept 30, 2017.


The next class offered to the PCQC membership will be held on September 20 at 7:00 in the Kino Conference Center. The topic is  I-phone photography:. We will watch the video:  “You Shot That with Your I-Phone?”  by Kalebra Kelly and  highlight the gear and techniques that are unique to the I-phone.
August  Photo Contest Winners :
September Monthly Meeting The Sept meeting of the Photography Club of QC will be held Weds, Sept 13   This month we will watch and discuss a video : Elements of Photography #2 , Lessons 15 & 16 , by Joel Satore, National Geographic. Notes are linked for each lesson : Lesson 15  and Lesson 16                   

2017 Field Trips

The next field trip will be on Friday, Oct 27. Mark your calendars. We will meet at 9:00, proceed to Old Tucson, and will meet for a guided tour.  Cost:  15/20  $15.95 plus tax  - 25 or more $14.95 plus tax Lunch Package: Hungry Hombre (any meal at Big Jakes BBQ (One entrée, two sides & soft drink $14.50 + Tax (No ribs) Rio Lobo BBQ Beef Sandwich (two sides & soft drink $12.50 plus tax) Big Jakes BBQ chicken or Pork Sandwich (One side & soft drink $10.50 + tax) John Wayne Burger, charbroiled 1/3 pound with one side & soft drink $9.50 + tax.) Prepayment information to follow Photos from a previous trip can be seen here.
September Club Photos of the Month
Photos submitted by club members are shown below, as well as on our Flickr web site. Send to jimmsp AT AOL.com
If you like to plan ahead, you can find a list of the topics for the 2017 contests here.
News of Interest Using Focus Stacking on Landscapes for Extreme Depth of Field Follow this link. Focus stacking is a technique typically used in macro shots to achieve a large depth of field. It’s a relatively simple concept: take many images focused at slightly different distances and combine the sharp portions to a single image in post. This 6-minute video from landscape photographer Mark Denney will show you how to utilise the technique in landscape photography.