Photography Newsletter January 15th 2007

You don't take a photograph, you make it. (Ansel Adams)

Society Happenings for January 2007

 Society Field Trip

Fort Desoto Park Saturday January 27th at dawn
meet at the small bridge at the north side of the beach

All Society Field Trips and Themes for the year are posted on our Society meeting page

Frame day for the next Don Vista Exhibit

"Love Is In The Air"

Our next frame day is Saturday January 27th at noon at our house on 9th Ave North following the field trip please send me the files by Tuesday January 23rd if you need me to print them for you. We also need more images for the exhibit so please send them to us to approve ASAP

 Abilities Foundation Wine and Food Festival  Auction
 at Tropicana Field on March the 10th 
Members wanting to participate will need to let us know by the next meeting of the year.

Membership Dues are due in January for 2007 $36.00

You can bring your check in January or mail it to the address on the left. Thank you for your support in 2006 and we look forward to a great new year. Make your check out  to the Photographic Art Society

  Photographic Art Society

Don Vista Cultural Arts Center Saint Pete Beach
Members"Best of 2006" Thru January 30th

Click on the Photo Exhibits page on left to go directly to our web page about additional exhibits

Suncoast Camera Club Exhibitions

 20+ local photographers are exhibiting at the Summit Executive Center for November and December. The Summit Building is at the corner of Ulmerton and 58th on the Northeast side.
Check out our web page for all the latest Classes

FOTOFUSION 2007 starts January 16th in Palm Beach, Florida
Hope to see you there

Three Great programs coming up at the Digital Technology Centre check them out here

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Tampa Bay Camera Club
January 19th and 26th
Frank Crommelin January 8th
Carol Glazer January 22nd
Miscellaneous Photo News
Strawberry Festival Photo contest Deadline is approaching

Staples Hometown views photo contest
Public Beta of Photoshop CS3 is now available to download
If you have any to share please send me an e-mail
Custom Framing , Digital Printing, Restorations
and Studio Space for Rent
Contact Jim Swallow
for all your custom imaging needs
Meeting Location
Group Affiliations
Meets at Autoway Ford on US 19 and 24th Ave North on the first Thursday of each month Social time is 6:30 meeting starts at 6:45 p.m.  Parking is on 24th Ave on the south side of the street across from the entrance to the meeting room.

Map Quest of location

We are part of the Florida Camera Club Council. You may visit their web site Here

Our group is not affiliated with any other photography group in the bay area. We will help you promote your group on our site and in our emails if you wish. Please Contact Jim Swallow with your club information to be included 

The Society was designed to

 Inspire, Challenge and Educate You in The Art of Photography. 

Next Meeting is Thursday Febraury 1st at 6:30 p.m.  Bring your 3 best images 

Jim Swallow Photography
6166 9th Ave North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

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Moonset: 2:31pm
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Membership Info
Membership is $36.00 a year. See link above for additional info
File Specs. For Meetings
Digital Images for the group should be jpeg files  1024x768 at 100ppi  files names should be initials, month,year, title example (js0207treeballet.jpg). You may also bring prints that are matted image area should be at least 8x10
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If you have interesting photography news that you would like to share with everyone like exhibits, contests, lectures etc. in the Bay area please let me know.
f you do not wish to continue on our mailing list of photographers in the bay area  please contact  

Jim Swallow at 

f you know other photographers that would benefit in meeting other artists and advancing in ? their art, please feel free to pass the letter along. Thanks, Jim Swallow

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