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October 2020
October 2020
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Club Outing - FDR Skatepark - Philadelphia (3:00 PM EDT)
FDR Skatepark is part of the public 'FDR Park' located along Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia,.  The park has long been popular with notable local skaters such as Willy Akers, Chuck Treece, Bam Margera and various other local pro skaters.  In addition to being a popular spot for skateboarders there is also a lot of beautiful and gritty graffiti and there are often artists working on improving the large canvas. There is a lot of trash spread all over the site. Therefore take care avoiding injury from stepping on rusty nails or tripping and falling in the crumbling concrete. See wiki link here about the skatepark, and find information about the full FDR park here The park is accessible by car or from the Pattison Avenue stop of the Broad Street subway line. For gps navigate to 1500 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145.Once you enter FDR Park follow the park road as it meanders counter clock-wise  to run parallel with (but at a lower level than) I95.  Location is: FDR Skatepark, Broad and, Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145 There is a porta-potty close by. There will be no carpool for this event.
Print Critique Group - virtual (2:00 PM EDT)
Intended for print photographers,  you are invited to join a small group of club members who gather in an informal setting via Zoom to show a few of their photographs and receive constructive feedback from fellow photographers. The meeting takes place once a month in a virtual setting in small groups so photographers can share their images and discuss their vision. This is a gentle and fun atmosphere that promotes friendship and learning for members only. Let Jim Samanen know if you would like to attend and he will coordinate groups and sign-in instructions. You can email Jim at
Members' Forum: Everybody Edits (7:00 PM EDT)
Our October Members’ Forum will feature the return of the very popular Everybody Edits, a session in which everybody can participate in a fun activity and get those creative juices flowing!   Simply choose ONE of the images you received via email and edit it in any way you wish. Here’s a chance to experiment and be creative, to use all your post-processing skills and software. The sky’s the limit!  The Zoom session will be held on Wednesday, October 7th from 7-8 pm. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting the day of the Members’ Forum. Check out the attached images and decide which one you’d like to edit, but don’t wait until the last minute. The deadline to upload images into the gallery is Sunday, October 4 at midnight!   Directions for posting your edited images is as follows: Go to…   1. Be sure to Log in 2. My Account 3. My Galleries 4. Club Outings and Events (click little triangle on left to expand) 5. 2020-2021 Club Year (Click triangle to expand) 6. Scroll down to: 2020-10-07 Everybody Edit!  Members Forum  7. Click on “Edit and Upload Images” box on the right 8. Upload Images into the Gallery (choose an image from your computer) 9. Select 10. Save Images (Change any info you wish, such as title) 11. Save any Changes and return to the original page.
Outing: Grounds For Sculpture, NJ (10:00 AM EDT)
After having been closed during spring and early summer of 2020 due to covid-19 'Grounds For Sculpture' has now reopened the outdoor exhibits with some restrictions. Considering that nobody knows what the fall of 2020 will bring please join this photographic outing for this exquisite and intriguing collection of sculptures in Hamilton, NJ One of the important restrictions that have been put in place is that visitors have to buy timed tickets. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to the date of the visit. Please secure your timed ticket by visiting around September 20. Adults: $18 Seniors: $15
David DesRochers - Artist Earth (7:30 PM EDT)
Since the early days of our art form, landscape photographers have been exploring our planet’s endless gallery of natural art and celebrating its beauty in photographic images. David will share his techniques for finding and capturing unique images of the endless natural art our planet has to offer. Subjects covered include equipment, planning, composition, capture and post processing. David’s passion for nature photography was sparked by a trip to Glacier National Park in the summer of 2000. Since then, he and his wife Cathy have traveled the world to witness and photograph the wonders of nature. David is a member of the North American Nature Photography Association and has written several articles for Nature Photographer Magazine. His photographs have won several awards and have been published in books, magazines and on calendars. David is an accomplished public speaker and has been inspiring photographers for over 15 years.  He has been a featured speaker at photography clubs and event, including the New England Camera Club Council Annual Conference (2014 & 2016), The Connecticut Association of Photographers, New Jersey Audubon’s Birding Festival and the New York Sierra Club. For more information, please go to
Club Outing - Street Photography in Reading (11:00 AM EDT)
Reading, PA offers something for everybody with a taste of street photography. Old and gritty neighborhoods, all glass office buildings gleaming in the sun, and an old rail road passing through town.  We will meet at the parking garage at the intersection of Poplar & Walnut at 11am on  Sunday October 18 2020. Those who get hungry and thirsty by noon can re-meet at the  Saucony Creek Brew Pub at the old Franklin  Station (about 4 blocks from where we started). The beer is quite good (better than the food :~) For GPS directions enter 130-198 Poplar St · Reading, PA
Mentor Meeting - Filters and Storage Media (virtual) (7:00 PM EDT)
Everything you need to know about photo filters and storage media, presented by Buzz Mossholder.   There will also be time for general questions and discussion on other topics.  The objective of the mentor/mentee  program is to help members to enjoy using their camera and post-processing programs in a stress free environment.    A team of experienced friendly photographers will be available to answer any questions mentees may have. This is a members-only event. If interested in participating, mentees (those who want to learn) should email Mike Keba at  Mentors (those interested in teaching) should email Buzz Mossholder at

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