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Baltimore Camera Club Meetings
Thursday Nights at 8:00 p.m.

Mount Washington United Methodist Church
5800 Cottonworth Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209

2021 Calendar

Meetings at the church are suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Program meetings will be held on Zoom or by webinar. 
Digital competitions will be held on Zoom per the schedule below.
Print competitions are suspended until we can meeting in person.

Zoom meeting invitations will be sent to all Baltimore Camera Club members.
  Join in at 7:30pm to socialize.  Programs will begin promptly at 8:00pm.

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Date Event
Thursday, June 17
Program 19
Speaker: Jim Eichelman - “What I Have Learned Over 30 Years of Photographing Action”

After initially photographing action with fully manual equipment, Jim says shooting action today is relatively easy. Yes, intimate knowledge of your equipment is important.  But because practical lessons learned early on are not equipment dependent, the experiences and knowledge he has gained remain relevant and important today.
Jim will discuss techniques for shooting action, such as panning to stop action, using slow shutter speeds to show action, and pre-focusing to override autofocus.  He will also explain why modern equipment is very helpful to get the desired results the first time out, including automated camera modes.
Jim Eichelman, born and raised in Baltimore as a sports fan, has long attended Orioles and Colts games at Memorial Stadium. And this passion for sports has continued, having attended the last Orioles and Ravens games at Memorial Stadium.
In addition to the Orioles and Colts, a lifelong love of cars and racing took him to NASCAR events at Dover, first in the mid-1970s.  A couple of his early images were published in “NASCAR Scene.”
Jim’s initial photographs were taken at sporting events and on trips as souvenirs.  Over the years, he has broadened his interest and skills, with the help of other members of BCC, and now photographs a variety of subjects.  Some of his most challenging subjects, he says, have been his daughter’s and now his granddaughter’s dance recitals.
Although he utilizes software to post-process his images today, the results he gets are more akin to developing in the film days. “What you are seeing is true to what I saw and captured when the shutter was released.”
•  2007 1st Place Maryland Wineries Association Photo Contest for “Stems & Seeds”
•  September 21, 2006 NASCAR Scene
•  January 18, 2007 NASCAR Scene

Saturday, June 26
Field Shoot
Fells Point Street Photography Field Shoot, 800 South Broadway at Thames Street Baltimore, Md 21231.  Time of Shoot: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Please visit the Website location:  http://www.fellspointfarmersmarket.com. Send an email to Kenny Epps (ken@kennyeppsphotography.com) if you plan to attend.

Thursday, July 1
Program 20
Speaker: Chuck Robinson - “Depth & Flow”

Chuck will introduce us to the concept of depth and flow in landscape photography. He will share the tools and techniques he uses to carry the viewers eye into and through his images. He will also discuss his thought processes while in the field and during post-processing, including his use of light, shadows and atmosphere to help create dimensionality in his images.

Chuck Robinson is a very gifted photographer whose main interest is in nature and landscape photography.  He thoroughly enjoys traveling to "off the beaten path" places to not only capture the essence of a place but to also experience the different cultures and people.  His travels include Iceland, Denmark, Ireland, Scotland, England, Canada and the Faroe Islands.  He has also traveled extensively throughout the American Southwest. Chuck's work has been shown in galleries throughout Maryland, published in various magazines, and licensed and sold globally.  He continues to travel throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Check out his website: https://www.chuckrobinsonphoto.com
Thursday, July 15
Program 21
Speaker: Diane Bovenkamp - “The History of BCC”

Thursday, July 29
Program 22
Speaker: Dan Dry - “The Kentucky Derby”

Year End Competition

To be scheduled

Year End Banquet/ Celebraion

To be announced
August 1, 2021
New Club Year Begins