Meeting Notes - Oct 9, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019




Choir Room ~ Westminster Presbyterian Church


MEETING ~ Howard Sundwall, president, called the meeting to order.



          Outings Committee ~

Svenne Juul reviewed the Meetup App with club members.  He encouraged all members to download the free app to their devices.  Svenne told the audience that this is a good way to get involved with impromptu meetups, hear about club outings, etc.  Members with questions should contact Svenne Juul.

Svenne told club members that the Mercer Museum and Strasburg Railroad outings have been switched due to a conflict with one of the venues.  Please note that the Strasburg RR outing has been rescheduled for 12/8/19.  The Mercer Museum outing has been scheduled for 3/22/20.

Betsy Wilson reminded club members about the Steel Stacks in Bethlehem outing on Thursday, October 17 from 1:30-7 pm.  This is a series of five blast furnaces that were used in the iron making process at Bethlehem Steel for decades.  For those who wish to stay into the evening, CCCC members have been invited as guests of the Lehigh Valley Photography Club to attend their presentation by Internationally-acclaimed photographer Denise Ippolito.  Please let Betsy know if you plan on attending.  Click here for further details:  /club/Events_view.aspx?Eventid=29129771-b2cd-4976-ac06-b5612b14e188


          Workshop Committee ~ Jim Wilson announced a cell phone workshop being conducted by Fiona Keyes on 11/16/19 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Choir Room at Westminster Presbyterian Church.  This workshop is free and is limited to 20 participants.  All interested members should send an email to Connie Snyder.


Anita Bower presented the “Everybody Edits” images in the Members  Forum.  Club members submitted an image and discussed how they edited it.


Ginia Apostolacus introduced the guest speaker, Lisa Cuchara, who presented Wabi-Sabi.  This program explored the beauty of imperfect and/or unconventional subjects. As nature photographers we often seek out flowers, leaves and such that are perfect, with no blemishes or defects. This program highlighted subjects that are not perfect, such as flowers that have character, double headed flowers, decaying fall leaves, the deformed coneflower that stands out as flawed and hence different and beautiful, rust as it creates abstract patterns amidst the decay, etc.


Minutes submitted by Stephanie Vacek, Secretary

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