Agenda for June 2015



President, Renée Zernitsky

Vice President, Jay Beaumont

Treasurer,John Strobl                                                                                                         Tuesday, June 9, 2015

                                                                                                                                                                        7:00 PM

                                                                                   June’s Meeting

                                                                                 May’s Theme was “Zippers”

                                                                                June’s Theme is “Shadows”


Monthly Reports from our Committee Chairs:

Linda Fairweather – Membership, Welcome Committee

Carl Gilbert - Guest Speakers/Workshops

Aaron Babcock & Paul Bjornsen - Technology - Projector, Calibrator & Web Master

Roxanne Leake and Dorrel Christy – SJCC Web page


  • Bring in images to share.  

  • Flower photos from our Arboretum fieldtrip

  • A matted photo for the June Garden tour for John Strobl

  • Open discussion on Fieldtrips and suggested locations for June

  • Photo of the Month – Last month’s choice was Alice Giro.  


This Month’s Workshops with Greg Miller and Dave Albrecht

  • Greg’s Workshop Series will be on “Depth of Field and How to Achieve It”.

Greg will be bringing in his equipment to do a live demo on this topic.   

Bring your pen and paper there will be lots to learn 

  •  Dave Albrecht, Workshops. Dave is a photography instructor at SUNY Orange. 

He will be discussing several aspects of photography at our meeting and then we will pick a date to extend the presentation in the field at a location of Dave’s choic



A list of a few places to go for some great photos:

 If you plan on going stay connected and perhaps someone will go along with you


Bashakill Preserve,   Wurtsboro NY

Fort Montgomery   by Bear Mtn. Bridge

Grey Towers Milford, Pa.

Harriman State Park - For Mountain Laurel

Innisfree Gardens Millbrook, NY

Liberty Marsh   Pine Island, NY

Minnewaska State Park

Orange County Arboretum – Montgomery

Raymondskill Falls, Pa.

Ringwood Manor - Ringwood NJ

Sterling Forest

Winding Hills   Montgomery, NY

West Point Foundry – Cold Spring NY

(Do an online search for the links and directions to these locations)  (Open for more suggestions)


Photo op – Macro of Spring Flowers I’m out taking macros of garden and wildflowers

a few times a week before they are gone.  If you would like to join meJust give a call


Theme’s for 2015

 (Themes suggested by Greg Miller)

January - “Feet”

February - “Light,”

March - “Self Portrait”

April - “Paper Clips” 

May - “Zippers”

June - “Shadows”

July - “Paint”

August - “Industrial”

September - “Signs”

October - “Simplicity” 

November - “Ugly”

December - “Culture”


Themes are to encourage and inspire you. Please give them a try

rz/sjcc: Sunday, June 07, 2015  Renee’s contact # 845-344-1977