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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

Nov 23rd - Thanksgiving - No Meeting

Nov 24th - Competition Images Due by 11:59 PM (Prints, People, Night Photography)

Nov 30th - Image Study Night

Dec 7th - Competition Night (Prints, People, Night Photography)

Dec 13th - Holiday Banquet - Bethany Church 6pm-9pm

Dec 21 - Holiday Break

Dec 28 - Holiday Break


Field Trips and Workshops 

Current and Former Stony Brook Camera Club folks are invited to take their cameras for a trot around Borderland State Park (259 Massapoag Avenue, North Easton) between 1:00 and 3:00 on the Friday after Thanksgiving for CAMERA CLUB THANKSGIVING.  Enjoy a fire in the Lodge near the pond and try one of Bud Morton's world famous S'mores. This is a beautiful park with plenty to photograph. 

Friday, November 24, 2017     1:00 - 3:00 PM

Meeting Spot:  Lodge near the Pond, Borderland State Park, North Easton 

Borderland State Park
259 Massapoag Avenue
North Easton, MA 02356
508-238-6566
borderland.park@state.ma.us

Daily Parking Fee: $2

 

PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS TRICKS AND TIPS - presented by Mike O'Connor
Sunday Dec. 17 9am to Noon  Norfolk Library

This workshop is FREE to all members but limited to 15. Please register ONLINE starting Nov 30th at 5PM - Check calendar HERE

We have all seen Mike's fabulous work and he is going to share the tricks and tips he had learned and created to improve images. This workshop will cover the use of layers and other tools in Photoshop Elements with special attention to various tricks, tips and techniques that Mike has developed to enhance photos. This will be a hands-on program so you will need your laptop.

Mike is a life member of our club and a master photographer in a wide range of subjects in landscape and nature as well as creative. He has presented and arranged many shows and presentations at club meetings.

LIGHTROOM IMAGE MANAGEMENT AND ENHANCEMENT IN THE DIGITAL AGE will be presented Sunday Jan 14 10;30 TO 1:30 at the Norfolk Library by John Wilizowski. John is a very knowledgeable user and teacher of Lightroom. Further details will be posted on the calendar in the upcoming days.

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:

Holiday Party Slide Show Info

This year we will have a slide AND print show.

At the kick off meeting in September, members brought in prints to display. People really enjoyed the prints and we are continuing the print display with the Holiday Party. (Bring your easel!) We are doing the slide slow a bit differently this year. Instead of members submitting individual slide shows, we are asking members to submit 12 digital images.  Mike O'Connor kindly offered his wonderful talents again and will assemble the images into one 30 minute slide show.

We are looking for 35-40 members to submit their work
.  More information regarding where to submit the digital images will be forthcoming soon.


 

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