Flagpole Photographers to Focus On Portraits, Open Water In April from Newtown Bee

The Newtown Bee – April 5, 2018


Most people have a relative, friend, or neighbor asking to have a photo taken of them or somebody they know. For those who enjoy photography and would like to enhance their portrait skills, Flagpole Photographers Camera Club will host a presentation on Portrait Taking Tips & Tricks on Thursday, April 12. The program will begin at 7:30 pm, and will be at Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Road in Sandy Hook.

Those planning to attend the hands-on workshop should bring their camera with them.

The assigned subject for the month of April is “Water.” The club’s competition night will by Thursday, April 26, at 7:15 pm, also at Newtown Senior Center.

Members compete in a different assignment each month, as well as in three additional categories: Open Digital, Open Color, and Open Monochrome. While the competition is only open to members, the public is invited to listen to critiques and learn about photography.

There is no charge to attend Flagpole Photographers Camera Club competitions.

Flagpole Photographers is a local nonprofit group that enables members to share their images and expertise, to learn and grow in their photography, and to enjoy the camaraderie of fellow photographers who come from diverse backgrounds, with photographic skills ranging from beginning novices to professionals.

New members are always welcome to join the club and may enter their work in monthly club competitions, participate in workshops, take field trips, get involved in community programs, and take part in annual exhibits. Through August 31, annual dues are reduced to $25 per person or $40 for a family; students may join at no charge.

Additional club information, meeting dates, including calendar of events, member galleries, and workshop information can be found at flagpolephotographers.com.

For more information contact info@flagpolephotographers.com.

Melissa Miller, as captured in a photo portrait by Sandy Schill. Portraiture will be the subject of the first Flagpole Photographers Camera Club meeting this month.

Thanks to Jessica L. for creating the story and submitting to the Newtown Bee