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Welcome To The Stony Brook Camera Club

We're in our 48th year, promoting enjoyment and proficiency in all aspects of photography through education, by mutual exchange of knowledge and experience, and by promoting a broad appreciation of our natural environment. 

The Stony Brook Camera Club meets Thursdays at 7:30 PM, except holidays, September to June, in Franklin, MA (see About Us | Contact Us/Directions). Our meetings feature competitions, speakers, image studies and discussions of general interest. We also sponsor a number of image-taking activities all year (see Calendar above). Anyone is welcome to attend and experience what we are about, although participation in competitions and our many activities requires membership (see the Membership menu item in the Main Menu above).

We hope you enjoy this site and your time with us all.

The Slideshow to the right features  2017 - 2018 Image Winners

 

Upcoming

Oct 19th: Talk Photography

Oct 20th: Digital Images due 11:59PM (General, B&W, Street)

Oct 26th: Ron Rosenstock - Fine Art Infrared Photography

Infrared does not pretend to be realistic; it is a tool that I can use to interpret the scene before me with new eyes. It reveals a marvelous world where blue skies are almost black, and white clouds float in sharp contrast to the sky. Infrared transforms vegetation into bright, shimmering foliage. Trees and plants dance against old stone walls and against a dramatic sky. Human faces take on an alabaster glow. Infrared is a new way to view the world.

Ron Rosenstock has been creating images of the world and its people since the 1950's.  His work has had many incarnations from vivid colors to black and white, from the darkroom to digital, from large format cameras to full-frame digital, from early dawn to infrared dusk.  His images are real, though real is hardly subjective. Viewed in objective terms, color is far more real than black and white is - if only because color is such a defining element of reality as experienced by the human eye. Visit his website at: https://www.ronrosenstock.com/infrared

Nov 2nd: Competition - General, B&W, Street


Field Trips and Workshops 

Oct 22nd - Moto Cross Race, action/sports photography Field Trip - Click HERE for complete information

Oct 22nd - Workshop - Mindful Photography by Janet Casey - Click HERE for complete information.  Registration is now open.

Oct 25th - Waterwork Museum Brookline - Click HERE for complete information. Registration closes on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Nov 5th - Workshop - Bird Photography by Karl Zuzarte - Click HERE for complete information.

NoteRefer to our SBCC Activities page for rules concerning registration and payment

Shoot a Master ... A Photographic Challenge

The challenge is to take an image from any of the masters in photography or paintings and to recreate that image making it your own. Images will be shown as part of our May 31 meeting. Makers will be encouraged to show the image of the master, and then their interpretation of that image. For the evening, we will ask the audience to pick the images they like the best and a small award will be offered to the winners.  Clink HERE for complete information!!! (If you plan to submit an image email Rob DeRobertis with a note that you accept the challenge. We will need at least 20 members committed by Feb 1 to make this event a success.)

Norfolk Library Exhibit

We have the opportunity to display our work at the Norfolk Public Library during the month of November, 2017.  All members are invited to participate with up to four prints (three if they are larger than 16" x 20").  Our hang date at the library will be Saturday, November 4 beginning at 1:00 in the afternoon. The take-down day will be Saturday December 2.  A reception will be planned, date to be determined. If you would like to participate, please contact dgyves@verizon.net with the following information for each print that you would like to display:

- Print title
- Vertical and horizontal dimensions of the framed item (height x width) (the size after framing please)
- Price if you wish to offer for sale, or let me know if the work is not for sale
- Prints should be matted and framed with a wire or other suitable means of hanging on the back.

If you wish to participate, I need to know by Friday, October 20 !!!  Dan Gyves

Note: Copies of artist's images should be uploaded to the website in the same fashion that competition images are, by going to "Competitions", then "Submit Images for Competition", and submit using the tab for Nov.4 "Digital Library Prints for Publicity".


News

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Fuji's Biggest Sale Of The Year Is On Now at Hunts!!!

Boston Camera Club Lightroom Workshops with Rob Sylvan on Saturday, November 4

Free University Photography Courses

Lynda.com available free through Boston Public Library to all MA residents and those that work in MA.

NECCC NEWS

2017 Click Photography Conference in Hyannis, MA on Saturday, November 4th

KEN SKLUTE, Canon Explorer of Light, November 11, 2017



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