June 2018 Agenda

This Month's Guest Speaker will be Dave Albrecht

OCCC Photography Professor 

A dedicated and knowledgeable photographer who will

kindly lend you his expertise.

Dave will help us critique our images 

Reminder: St. James’ Church Luncheon June 21st


New Member - Marilyn Conklin Welcome to our club 


Committees: We can always use help. Please help support your club by helping out on a committee. 

Exhibit Committee: Exhibit at Glen Arden was hung on the 4th   Thank you to everyone that participated

NOTE: We are currently looking for someone to Chair/Assist with organizing and scheduling these exhibits. If this is an event that you participate in and want to see it continued, please help us keep it going. It cannot run itself. 

Give me a call if you want to know more details about what this entails. 


Workshops: - Our Macro workshop with Herb at the Arboretum – The weather was somewhat questionable that day but we found some great flowers to shoot and Herb did a short talk on how to shoot macro and discussed the many different kinds of Macro lenses.  How a diffuser works, how to use a color card and gray card to get your colors correct in PS for editing.


Field trips for June - Harriman State Park. Mountain Laurel.  This week. Date to be decided at the meeting. Late afternoon – 4 Pm till dusk. Meet at Lake Skannatati off Seven Lakes Drive. The Mountain Laurel should be in bloom just about now. Use google Maps for Lake Skannatati, Tuxedo, NY 10975


This month’s guest speaker:  Dave Albrecht -  Dave teaches the Photography classes at Orange County Community College and is an expert on color management and proper photo critiquing.  Dave will be discussing “How to Critique Your Own Work”, what to look for and what makes a good photo and why.  Dave will help us understand how to properly compose a great photo using all the elements that help make it a great photo.  Dave will be using images sent in our members.


Please send your photos to me – to sjccny@gmail.com  via WeTransfer. We will use photos from last month’s theme. But if you have a photo you want critiqued please bring it in. Prints are always welcome. Photos can be submitted via a jump drive/flash drive. However, please isolate your 3 images on your drive to save time.  (Three images per member) Photos from a recent trip accepted.  


Renée Zernitsky SJCC President 

Jay Beaumont SJCC Vice President