Mar
30
8:00 AM08:00

Landmarks, Gardens, and Greenhouses in Indianapolis

By: Bloomington Photography Club
Locations: Downtown Indianapolis and Newfields (Indy Museum of Art)
Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Cost: $20.00
You must be a member of the BPC to participate in this event.

Itinerary:

8 AM – Leave for Indianapolis from the Sam’s Club Lot on the West Side of Bloomington. We will park near the gas pumps. If you don’t wish to caravan, meet the group at the Morton Statue in Indianapolis.

Best Indy Parking: 152 W. Wabash. A surface lot with a ticket writer. Bring $10 cash for up to 3 hours. Other possibilities are the Hilton at 120 W. Market or 33 Capital Avenue which are more expensive.

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM. Historic Downtown Walking Tour with Guide. We will meet at the Morton Statue, intersection of Capitol Avenue and Market Street in Indianapolis. Cost is $5 per person. The guide will take us on a walking tour of the buildings and landmarks around Monument Circle.

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM. Free Time to photograph missed buildings and people.

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM. Drive to Newfields (Indianapolis Museum of Art). The address is 4000 Michigan Road in Indianapolis.

11:30 AM – 12 PM. Arrive and park at Newfields. Enter the museum and pay the reduced entrance fee of $15 per person as a BPC member. Meet in the café. You can either eat a quick lunch or take deep breaths to clear the brain, warm up, and virtuously lose weight.

12 PM – 1 PM. Docent presentation about Gardens and Greenhouse Flowers. Note: Tripods may not be used in the greenhouse but may be used anywhere in the gardens. After the presentation, we break up into Groups 1 and 2.

1 PM – 2:30 PM. Group 1 photographs in the Greenhouse and Group 2 photographs in the gardens. We are on our own in both locations which will be open to the public as well.

2:30 PM – 4 PM. Groups 1 and 2 switch locations.

4 PM to 5 PM. Drive to Gray’s Cafeteria in Mooresville.

5 PM - ?? PM. Dinner at Gray’s, 555 S Indiana St, Mooresville, IN. After dinner, we drive back home.


To reserve your place, please contact Howard Lodge, howard97home@gmail.com.

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Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Portrait Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 portrait images you’ve taken with your camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Point and Shoot Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 images you’ve taken with your Point and Shoot camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Jun
19
7:00 PM19:00

Portrait Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 portrait images you’ve taken with your camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Jun
20
7:00 PM19:00

Point and Shoot Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 images you’ve taken with your Point and Shoot camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Aug
21
7:00 PM19:00

Portrait Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 portrait images you’ve taken with your camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

Point and Shoot Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 images you’ve taken with your Point and Shoot camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Portrait Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 portrait images you’ve taken with your camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Point and Shoot Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 images you’ve taken with your Point and Shoot camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show! 
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Mar
11
7:00 PM19:00

L.A.W.N. (Landscape, Architecture, Wildlife, Nature) Meeting

Tech Tip: Walt Sterneman will give a short demonstration of On1Photo Raw 2019. This is an image processing software that does everything that both Lightroom and Photoshop do, plus more.

Program: Gary Zakian will present a travelogue on his trip to Seattle.

PhotoShare: Just a reminder that we’d like you to limit the number of your photos for the photoshare to 10. Please have them in a folder labeled LAWN-Mar-[Your last name], and please size the photos to 1400 pixels on the long side.


Group Coordinators:
Robert Wrenn
 bobwrenn812@gmail.com
Walt Sterneman walt@sterneman.net

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Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Point and Shoot Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 images you’ve taken with your Point and Shoot camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show!  If you have not renewed your club membership for the current year, please fill out the membership form on the club website at http://bloomingtonphotoclub.org/how-to-join/ and pay your membership dues at the next monthly meeting.
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Portrait Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 portrait images you’ve taken with your camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show!  If you have not renewed your club membership for the current year, please fill out the membership form on the club website at http://bloomingtonphotoclub.org/how-to-join/ and pay your membership dues at the next monthly meeting.
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Feb
17
1:30 PM13:30

Macro Focus Group Meeting

  • Monroe County Public Library, Room 1C (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Plan to have fun at this event. We will photograph items from home that have interesting colors, textures, and forms. Close-ups of unique combinations make for dramatic shots.

Also, if you have a special technique that you would like to share that will be great.

So put this on your calendar and start looking around the house for good stuff!


Nola Donley:  812-876-1095
Juliet Frey:  jstarkfrey@comcast.net

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Feb
11
7:00 PM19:00

L.A.W.N. (Landscape, Architecture, Wildlife, Nature) Meeting

Topic: Juliet Frey will give a travelogue on the Shetland islands.
PhotoShare: Just a reminder that we’d like you to limit the number of your photos for the photoshare to 10. Please have them in a folder labeled LAWN-Feb-[Your last name], and please size the photos to 1400 pixels on the long side.

Group Coordinators:
Robert Wrenn
 bobwrenn812@gmail.com
Walt Sterneman walt@sterneman.net

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Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Tech Tip: Bob Wrenn will present strategies for converting color images to black and white. 

Speaker: Benedict Jones, “Shooting on Scene--and Behind the Scenes" Mr. Jones will talk about his experiences photographing at occasions such as the music festival South by Southwest, among other arts-related events. His work is shaped by unique perspectives, as well as the many connections that give him an "in" behind the scenes. 

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Jan
14
7:00 PM19:00

L.A.W.N. (Landscape, Architecture, Wildlife, Nature) Meeting

  • Monroe County Public Library, Rm 1C (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: We will meet in Room 1C, of the Monroe County Public Library.

Techtip: Bob Wrenn will give a short tip about adjusting the tone on B&W conversions using color adjustments.

Photoshare: Please limit the number of your photos to 10 and put them in a folder labeled LAWN-Jan-[Your last name]. The photos should be sized to 1400 pixels on the long side.

Don’t forget to renew your BPC membership for 2019. Happy New Year!


Group Coordinators:
Robert Wrenn
 bobwrenn812@gmail.com
Walt Sterneman walt@sterneman.net

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Dec
10
7:30 PM19:30

L.A.W.N. (Landscape, Architecture, Wildlife, Nature) Meeting

  • Monroe County Public Library, Rm 2A (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Room 2A, Monroe County Public Library. Room 2A is on the second floor. It's on the left, down an aisle of stacks, if you are coming up the stairs, or on the right if you come in from the library parking lot. We will be meeting there for the next two months.

Photoshare: Please limit the number of your photos to 10 and put them in a folder labeled LAWN-Dec-[Your last name]. They should be sized to 1400 pixels on the long side.


Group Coordinators:
Robert Wrenn
 bobwrenn812@gmail.com
Walt Sterneman walt@sterneman.net

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Dec
9
6:00 PM18:00

BPC Holiday Celebration

BPC Holiday Celebration

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Meet in the University Room at the Indiana University Memorial Union for our annual gathering with friends and family. Bring food items, but no drinks. Drinks, both soft and hard, will be provided at minimal cost by the Indiana Memorial Union. A photoshare is included for all who would like to bring images.

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Nov
27
7:00 PM19:00

SPUDS (Street, Photojournalism, Urban, Documentary, Sports) Focus Group Meeting

If you have photos you would like to share with the group this evening, please bring them.  Also, please bring your six photos for the Year-end Focus Groups Presentation that will take place at the December 4th regular club meeting. The photos should be approximately 11 inches on the long side if in landscape format, or 7 inches on the long side if in portrait format. The resolution does not matter much as the images will be in a Powerpoint. Please put them in a folder labeled with your name, and numbered in the order in which you want them shown.

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Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

L.A.W.N. (Landscape, Architecture, Wildlife, Nature) Meeting

  • Monroe County Public Library, Rm 2A (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Room 2A, Monroe County Public Library. Room 2A is on the second floor. It's on the left, down an aisle of stacks, if you are coming up the stairs, or on the right if you come in from the library parking lot. We will be meeting there for the next two months.

Photoshare: Please limit the number of your photos to 10 and put them in a folder labeled LAWN-Nov-[Your last name]. They should be sized to 1400 pixels on the long side.

Bring the images you want to include in the year end LAWN slide show. Number of images is six--if that changes we will let you know.  Images are to be resized to: Landscape view 1400 pixels width OR if in Portrait view to 1050 pixels in height. Save the images to a file name with your last name followed by a number (i.e. sterneman-01.jpg). The number will depict the order in which you want the pictures displayed. Put them into a folder with the name LAWN YEAR END ‘your name’ and bring them to the meeting on a flash drive or cd. If you have images for the year-end presentation but cannot attend the meeting, please contact Walt Sterneman at walt@sterneman.net.


Group Coordinators:
Robert Wrenn
 bobwrenn812@gmail.com
Walt Sterneman walt@sterneman.net

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Nov
11
1:00 PM13:00

ANNUAL BPC PLANNING MEETING

At this annual meeting the club's entire calendar of events for the coming year is determined. Photoshare topics, speakers, field trips, exhibits, and more are proposed, discussed, and selected. All club members are welcome! Everyone's input is important, so if you have suggestions but can't attend, please send your ideas to Kip May: kipmay@sbcglobal.net
Kip May's Studio, 141 N. Adams St. (off W. 5th St. near Kleindorfers Hardware).

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Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

BPC Monthly Club Meeting

Guest Speaker: Speaker: Jeff Belth. "Since the mid-1990s, Mr. Belth's main artistic expression has been through photography, primarily of butterflies. His extensive field work and artistic background eventually led to the production of his book, Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guidewhich he wrote, designed, and illustrated with his photographs. It was published by the Indiana University Press in November, 2012. The book garnered many positive reviews and accolades, including the 2013 National Outdoor Book Award for best Nature Guidebook." His presentation at our meeting will include discussion of his techniques and equipment, concluding with a selection of his favorite photos. Not to be missed!    

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Oct
28
1:30 PM13:30

Macro Focus Group Meeting

  • Monroe County Public Library, Room 1B (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This will be our yearly meeting to share photos, turn in your choices for the yearly Focus Group Show in December, and brainstorm some events for next year. Please spend some time this coming week picking out your favorite new Macros. 
Bring your entries for the presentation on a thumb drive or CD so Tammy Brown can put together our show.  You can bring up to 6 photos, renamed so the titles look like this:  YourNameMacro01 (etc. up to 06). If you can't make the Oct. 28 meeting, please see that Tammy gets your images by Nov.7. Her email is:  telobrown@gmail.com


Nola Donley:  812-876-1095
Juliet Frey:  jstarkfrey@comcast.net

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Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Point and Shoot Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 images you’ve taken with your Point and Shoot camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show!  If you have not renewed your club membership for the current year, please fill out the membership form on the club website at http://bloomingtonphotoclub.org/how-to-join/ and pay your membership dues at the next monthly meeting.
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Portrait Focus Group Meeting

The parking lot only has 6 spaces so if the lot is full when you arrive, you can find street parking just east of the studio on 6th and 7th streets. This meeting will be a photo share so each person may bring up to 10 portrait images you’ve taken with your camera that you wish to share with the group. Bring your images on a USB drive and be prepared to share a little about each image you bring. If you wish to attend, but do not have any images to share at this time, that is perfectly fine as well….just enjoy the show!  If you have not renewed your club membership for the current year, please fill out the membership form on the club website at http://bloomingtonphotoclub.org/how-to-join/ and pay your membership dues at the next monthly meeting.
I hope to see you then. 
Kip
Call me at 812-345-0142 if you have any questions.

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