River City Camera Club meets the first Wednesday of the month from September through May.
Our focus is promoting the knowledge and enjoyment of photography.  

We meet in the community center at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes located at: 
2510 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 
from 7:00pm until approximately 9:30pm.

                         Monthly meetings provide members and guests the opportunity to network and learn 
                          from other photographers through educational programs, activities and competition. 

Please join us as our guest at the next meeting-All skill levels are welcome! 

                          Even if you don't own a camera yet or are just interested in seeing some great photos come join us.


                        Meeting Wednesday December 2nd @ 7:00 PM - we will have two months
                worth of photo competition/discussion. We will also be having our Christmas Party.

Everyone attending please bring an appetizer or dessert.


Meeting - Wednesday January 6th @ 7:00 PM

Presenter - Josh Haas - A Love of Birds, Light and Composition

Bio: Josh is a Michigan Birder, President of Battle Creek Audubon, Nature Photographer and Co-Owner of Glances At Nature Photography. Josh loves being in and photographing anything in nature but has a real passion and expertise in bird photography.  He leads trips and workshops all around the Midwest and partners with local organizations such as the Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute and Michigan Audubon for programming and workshops. Josh's work can be found on-line at www.glancesatnature.com, as well as various Michigan publications. He is very passionate about sharing his knowledge of nature and photography with others.

A Love for Birds, Light and Composition
Summary: This program will feature Josh's finest images as he shares how bird knowledge is vital to creating more pleasing and artistic photographs.  Josh will also share his approach to exposure, composition and common sense techniques for working with subjects.

James Cook will present a selection of his Wounded Knee--1990 centennial photographs while discussing photographic challenges and techniques.  For over a decade he photographed the Lakota, resulting in a PBS special and a Smithsonian permanent display.  As a photojournalist, Cook has had hundreds of assignments for Newsweek, Time, Business Week, Forbes and magazines worldwide.  [SaugatuckPhotography.com]
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Digital submissions due 1 week prior by midnight 
Submit digital entries: RCCCDigital@RiverCityCameraClub.org
Print submissions due night of competition by 6:50pm

                                      Typical agenda                                   
                           - Program: 7:00pm - 8:00pm 
                           - Networking: 8:00-8:30pm
                           - Competition: 8:30-9:30pm

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