Welcome To The Stony Brook Camera Club

We're in our 50th 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  Ribbon Winning Images for 2019 - 2020

 

 



Upcoming Events

 

   

 

December 17th  - 6 PM - Bethany Congregational Church - The BIG Holiday Party

Bethany Congregational Church - 3 Rockhill St, Foxboro, MA

 

December 26th - No Meeting


December 27th Friday at 11:59 PM - January Competition Deadline - Color Open Digital and People & Portraits Digital


January 2nd - No Meeting

 

January 7th Tuesday - January Competition Deadline - Black & White Prints and Color Prints

 

January 9th - January Competition Night - Color Open Digital, People & Portraits Digital, Black & White Prints and Color Prints


January 16th - "Dynamic Waterscapes" presented by Kurt Budliger



 

Field Trips, Workshops and Events of Interest

 

 

January 11th - 9am to 12 pm - Whitney Place at Sharon – Camera and Photography Basics with Tony Mistretta

This workshop is for beginners and will cover the basic things you need to know to make good pictures with your digital camera.  You may already be getting pretty good results with your camera in automatic mode, but just imagine how creative you could be if you were able to understand and take control of the more complex capabilities that the camera has to offer.

FREE (if you sign up you are committing to attending), Minimum 6*, Maximum 15 participants *Please note this workshop will only be held if a minimum of 6 members signup by Dec 17th

Registration opens 12/5 at 5 pm

For more info and to register click here:  /club/Events_view.aspx?Eventid=ea34c2bf-da03-4a7b-a493-a8751a24ea75

 

January 12th - 9am to 12 pm - Whitney Place at Sharon – Creative Workflow Ideas using Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Topaz Plugins and More with Mike O’Connor

We have all seen the beautiful images Mike O’Connor creates. Now you will be able to learn his workflow and how he uses layers, masks, and Topaz plugins to craft them. This will be a demonstration (no laptops) of his techniques for beginner to intermediate Photoshop or Photoshop Element users.

FREE (if you sign up you are committing to attending), Maximum 15 participants

Registration opens 12/5 at 5 pm

For more info and to register click here:  /Events/View/a7829709-c452-424e-9b2d-4bb04b1ae093

 

February 1st - 9am to 12 pm - Whitney Place at Sharon – Marketing and Selling Your Photographs with John Wiliszowski

Marketing and selling your photography can be exciting, fun, challenging, educational and sometimes frustrating and disappointing.  This workshop will detail the venues available for a photographer to market and sell their work as well as the risk, obligations, and business techniques of selling your work and more.

$15 per person, Maximum 15 participants 

Registration opens 1/9 at 5 pm

For more info and to register click here: /Events/View/0733d310-a8c1-4344-b800-2a568ee290f4


Boston, Gateway and Stony Brook Camera Clubs Tri-Club Competition 2019-2020

All members of the three clubs are invited to participate in this friendly competition. Members may choose to create digital photographic images in any or all of the nine categories. All images must be created within a six-month period beginning on October 1, 2019 and ending on March 31, 2020.

In April, each club will select their best images in each category to compete in the Tri-Club competition event which will take place on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 7:30-9:00PM at the Gateway CC location in Framingham.

 

 

Announcements

Check out our New "Q&A About Photography", "Infrared Photography" and Night Photography Forums

Q&A About Photography - in this forum, members can post questions about any aspect of photography including composition, settings, technique, post processing, printing, online display, promotion, and gear.  Infrared Photography - in this forum, any questions pertaining to shooting and processing infrared images with a converted camera or with IR filters.

From the Main Menu, click on Forums or use this LINK You must be logged in to access the forum.  If you want to be emailed whenever there is a posting to the Forum, just click on the Subscribe button.  This is an alternative to those people who might not be on Facebook but have questions about photography.

 

Need suggestions for places to go out and shoot???

Check out our information on Photo Shoot Locations at /d/b56444bf-9b6e-4ac3-a22d-b3e2f5f766be   or Click on the “Resources & Links” tab and then Click on “Photo Shoot Locations”.

 

SBCC is now in the affiliate program of Skylum! Please use the link below whenever going to their website so discounts can be utilized. 

Skylum Website

 

 

 

 

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