Photography Newsletter October 1st 2007

There’s nothing worse than a sharp picture of a fuzzy concept.” – Ansel Adams

Society Happenings for October 2007

Society Meeting Thursday October 4th

Join us Thursday evening at 6:30 for our monthly meeting. Our topic this month is "Studio Still Life" please remember that you don't have to bring an image that is related to the theme but it should be a recent image. You may e-mail the files to me no later than Wednesday evening.

Several members are thinking of going to the Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish this Saturday. They are having a Civil War re-enactment on Saturday. There web site is here Details will be discussed at the meeting.

October Field Trip

Will be to Hunsader Farms in the Sarasota-Bradenton Area. on October 20th
join us for a fun day of creative photography at the annual Pumpkin Festival.

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"Photoshop Nights" Wednesday October 3rd


Got a Photoshop problem I can help. Photoshop nights will continue each week. We will explore Photoshop, Elements and Digital photography. Bring your problems and together we will solve them

The cost is $25.00 for members and $35.00 for non members. Please RSVP by sending me an e-mail.

  Photographic Art Society

Don Vista Cultural Arts Center Saint Pete Beach

"Trees" Thru December 30th

The Art Center Sarasota

September 11th- October 27th

Jayanti Seiler’s large format Polaroid’s are inspired by film noir and contrast the grace, delicacy, and power present in the human form.  Seiler is a professional photographer and visual arts instructor. Her fine art photography has been published and exhibited throughout the country.  In 2000 Seiler was commissioned for a digital photography project at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC and she was the film still photographer on HBO’s the feature-length film “The Blue Diner.”

web site

Get Into the Art and attend classes we are blessed to have some of the best facilities in the state for photo education
Check out our web page for all the latest Classes

The Art Center has lots of great Classes coming soon
Check them out here

Great programs coming up at
The Digital Technology Centre

New Location and New classes
check them out here

And Lots more classes

Custom Framing , Digital Printing, Restorations
and Studio Space for Rent
Contact Jim Swallow
for all your custom imaging needs

The Society was designed to

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

Next Meeting is Thursday October 4th at 6:30 p.m.  Bring your 3 best images 

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

Bay Area
Sunrise & Sunset times   

Twi: 6:59am
Sunrise: 7:22am
Sunset: 7:17pm
Twi: 7:40pm
Moonrise: 11:05pm
Moonset: 12:49pm
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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
Share your news with us
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.
If you do not wish to continue on our mailing list of photographers in the bay area  please contact  
Jim Swallow at 
Custom Framing Services

Custom framing for all artists we have over 3000 frames to choose from. Contact Jim Swallow for all your mounting and framing needs. Society members receive a discount on all services.

Suncoast Camera Club Oct. 2nd & 16th
Your Best Shot October 11th
Tampa Bay Camera Club Oct. 19 & 26
Brandon Camera Club October 2nd
Club Members Birthday and Anniversaries
Mitchell Miller October 7th
Mark Zielinski October 11th
Karen Mason October 12th
Kathy Finnerty October 13th
Rick Stoop October 13th
Gary E. Smith October 29th
Photo Contests
Boyd Hill Annual Contest

PDF forms here PG 1 PG2

Florida Camera Club Council Member
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 e-mails if you wish. Please Contact Jim Swallow with your club information to be included 

If 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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