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The Woodlands Camera Club
 
April 2020

Important Notice

In response to decisions made by the state and federal governments and The Woodlands United Methodist Church regarding the Coronavirus, the Camera Club has CANCELLED all remaining in-person activities through the end of April, including the Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour field trip on April 25th.

Please view our calendar (TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org) for continued updates.
 
View the entire 2020 calendar

Shoot & Share

Missing the great opportunity to "Shoot and Share" your photos?

Many members are posting photos and engaging in conversation on Don Rueter’s Photo of the Day Challenge on our club's Facebook Group (2020 paid members only).

These are easy items you can find around the house. This is not a contest - this can be done quickly with any Smart Phone. We are sharing pictures of (e.g.) the color yellow, tools, circles … whatever Don chooses for the day.

The variety of photos, from very simple to extremely imaginative, has been great! So take a look and join the fun!

Check out our Facebook Group

Membership Directory 2020

The link to Our 2020 Membership Directory will be sent soon to all paid members. This is a great time to learn some names and faces!

Online Meetings and SIGs

To meet the needs of our Camera Club during this difficult time of “social distancing,” we have explored several approaches to video conferencing to take the place of our SIGs and other meetings. Zoom is an online meeting service that we like for a variety of reasons, and it appears to meet the needs of most of the SIGs.

Specifically, Zoom allows up to 100 participants in video/audio conferences lasting up to 40 minutes for free subscriptions (no time limit for paid subscriptions); consistent user interface on Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android; and the ability to share content (e.g., slideshows, documents, Lightroom workspaces) among meeting hosts and participants.

We encourage you to give Zoom a try by joining us on this Zoom test.

This will set up Zoom on your device and give you some experience. (Unless someone else is trying the program at the same time, you will see only yourself in the window.) Play with it. Give it a try! Then feel free to email us at info@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org with your questions and phone number (if desired) and we will be happy to help!

To test this Zoom Meeting with computer, smartphone or tablet click this link for "Camera Club - Zoom Test":
https://zoom.us/j/123927169
or use Meeting ID: 123 927 169

Membership


If you would like to join or renew membership to The Woodlands Camera Club during this time, please complete the appropriate form and sent that form and a check written to

TWUMC, to Jean Drummond, 3 East Wandering Oak Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381.

Please be aware, however, that checks will not be cashed until church facilities reopen.

New Membership Form
Renewal Membership Form

Camera Club Facebook Group


Did you know that there is a Facebook group exclusively for paid members?

It's the perfect place to get known to each other, find inspiration for photography, ask for help, support other members and get the latest news about photography and club activities.

Check it out - paid members are automatically added to the group. Now it's time to become a member if you aren't yet.
Check out our Facebook Group

Mentor Program


Each month many TWCC members share their knowledge and time both informally and formally as “mentors” to other club members. It may be by e-mail, phone, or even in person at different locations around The Woodlands.

Learning from a friend or neighbor is one of the best experiences in a club like ours. To see who’s available to help you grow your photo skills visit
http://www.thewoodlandscameraclub.org/resources.html
and click the link for mentors and their specialities.

To add yourself to this program, please contact Andy Howard at mentor@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

About Us

Our Purpose

 
is to bring together people interested in exploring the wonder of God’s creation through the lens of a camera. Members of all ages encourage one another and share their efforts to record nature, travels, people and memories. Anyone is welcome to join this club. We are here to teach one another through enjoyable activities and meetings, to make new friendships through a common interest, to support The Woodlands United Methodist Church through our photography, and to glorify God through it all.

Meeting Information


The first Monday of each month (except holidays), Aldersgate Hall at the southeast end of The Woodlands United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Grogan’s Mill and Lake Woodlands Drive. We start gathering around 6:45; the meeting starts promptly at 7:10.

Visit us online


Using our website, you can view the calendar, change your email address, get SIG information, check out workshops, etc., and (if you are a paid member) request to be added to our Facebook page.
It's all on our website!
The Woodlands Camera Club is sponsored by

The Woodlands United Methodist Church
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.

They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,

but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.

While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.

In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?

He is not here; he has risen!

Luke 24:1-6

Get in touch

E-mail

 
Club information and business
info@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

Send Share and Learn photos
photos@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

Contact the club webmaster
webmaster@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

Mentoring Program
Mentors@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org
 


Special Interest Groups

 
Composition (the Fine Art of Seeing) SIG
CompositionSIG@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

Critiquing Your Photos SIG
CritiqueSIG@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

Learning to Shoot SIG
ShootingSIG@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org

Processing Your Photos SIG
PPSIG@TheWoodlandsCameraClub.org
 
Facebook Group
Website
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