SNAP Notes…

IMPORTANT: NEW EVENT

Sunday, April 24 is World Wide Pin Hole Photography Day! Our guest speakers for our Aprilpinhole
26 SNAP meeting, Denny Adcock and Gerald Figal have organized a pin hole shoot as part of this event. Interested persons meet on Sunday at the Carillon at the Bicentennial Mall around 1pm. There should be adequate parking in that area. Denny has a pin hole Nikon body cap he can loan and Gerald has a couple of cameras. Gerald is also willing to process and scan B/W film.

For details you can contact him: gerald.figal@gmail.com This should be an informative and fun shoot, so if you are just beginning your pin hole journey or are an old China hand, be sure to turn out. “At the meeting we’ll talk about what we shot, with emphasis on the variety of things one can do with a pinhole camera, things not easily done with lens cameras.” http://pinholeday.org/ Continue reading

Snap Meeting Notes…

Spring is here a couple of weeks early and so is “SNAP! Notes”. That is because our March meeting was a field trip to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts for a new photography exhibit, “The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography and Film”.  Susan Striepe, a new SNAP member, lead a personalized tour for us, after we attended the curators presentation. The show will be up through July 4, and the catalog is available through the Frist giftshop.

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President’s Update…

February Meeting: Dury’s, Tuesday February 23rd, 6:30 pm. We are honored to have as our (return) speaker, John Guider. John is a world class photographer and a man I would call an adventurer. Several years ago, John set himself the goal of sailing “The Great Loop”, beginning and ending at his back door on the Harpeth River. And, just to make things interesting, he decided to build his own sailboat for the 5500 mile voyage. John will present his photographs and center his discussion on the final leg of his journey. http://johnguider.com/Guider_TheGreatLoop.pdf

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