Meeting: September 20, 2023

Hello fellow SPC Members,
This week we return to our hybrid meeting format with our first guest speaker of the year.  Our good friends at Viewpoint Gallery will be joining us to discuss the Power of Printing. How printing can enhance and evolve your photography.  As well, an introduction to ViewPoint Gallery and offerings you can take advantage of at no cost.

You can find more information on Viewpoint by clicking the links below;

Just a friendly reminder that our monthly showcase theme for September is “where my summer vacation took me”. This could be a vacation to some amazing far away country, a road trip to Truro or anything in between.

Submissions are due this Sunday September 17th at 11:59pm.

• Submit up to 5 images for each monthly theme

  • Sizing:
  • Landscape Orientation – 1920 pixels on the long side
  • Portrait Orientation 1080 pixels on the long side
  • (Not sure how to do this?, we can help!)
  • Label your image(s) = Your Name & Image Number e.g. J Doe 1, J Doe 2, etc….

If you would prefer to remain Anonymous,
Please indicate your preference to remain anonymous within your email submission.
Submit your images to:

Our October monthly theme will be “Mirror, Mirror – reflections. Photos with any form of refection, this could me a mirror, water, or anything your creative minds can think of.  October month showcase photos will be due Sunday October 15th at 11:59pm.
Our Annual Photo Exhibition is October 20-22.  Martyn has asked me to pass along the following information:

Scheduled exhibition dates are Fri., Oct 20 – Sun., Oct 22.
Fri., Oct 20:    12:00 – 5:00 with exhibition setup to be completed from 12:00 – 1:00 and exhibition opening to the public at 1:00

Sat., Oct 21:   10:00 – 5:00 with exhibition open to the public

Sun., Oct 22:  12:00 – 5:00 with exhibition open to the public from 12:00 – 4:30 and takedown from 4:30 – 5:00

Printed photo submissions.
Photos can be submitted in 8 X 10 portrait or landscape format and 10 X 12 portrait or landscape format – no borders.
Members must submit printed photos in person at the meetings in Acadia Hall on Sep 20, Oct 04 & 18. Photos are to be submitted in an envelope with the members name printed on the exterior. Each photo should have a tag appended with the theme/name.  Don’t forget our club members get a discount 

A total of two per member. In order to make the exhibition viable, a total of 80 photographs are required.

Digital JPEG images. 
A total of 5 per member with a target of 250 – 300 images

Volunteers will be needed as follows:

Exhibition setup on Fri., Oct 20: 6 volunteers to assemble the frames, hang the curtains and put the photos up
Jamie Somers will set up the digital slide show

Fri., Oct 20:    1:00 – 3:00 pm:    2 volunteers 
                       3:00 – 5:00 pm:    2 volunteers
Sat., Oct 21:   10:30 – 12:30 pm:    2 volunteers
                       12:30 – 2:30 pm:      2 volunteers
                       2:30 – 5:00 pm:       2 volunteers
Sun., Oct 22:   12:00 – 2:30 pm:    2 volunteers
                        2:30 – 4:30 pm:     2 volunteers
                      4:30 – 5:00 pm:    Exhibition takedown. All persons on site

Members who wish to volunteer can notify me in person at the meetings on Sep 20 & Oct 04. Alternatively, notify me by email providing name, tel. # & email address & date/time slot.

If you haven’t renewed your membership, or would like to join; you can do so by clicking here. For membership renewals, your membership number will be displayed at the bottom of this email. 

As always, we will present regular News and Club Business, along with our regular updates to round out our evening. 
We look forward to seeing everyone  this Wednesday