September Announcements

Volunteer Opportunities

* Light the Night, Sun., Sept. 30, 5-8:30 pm until after the fireworks, Principal Park:
      Light the Night's mission is to bring light to the darkness of cancer through research
      and cures.  It is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma
      Society's research.
* March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction, Wed., Oct 3, Iowa Events Center Grand Ballroom:
      This event helps fund research, education and support to prevent premature deaths
      during pregnancy.
* Contact Jerry Goedken - goedken@mchsi, or (563)219-1809 - if you want to volunteer or
   explore further

DMCC Events

* September 4 Meeting
     * Welcome
     * Introduction to the Des Moines Camera Club
     * Mentor tables
* Upcoming deadlines
     * Fun Fotos due to Diane Darnielle by Sept 6, 11 pm (
     * State Fair 2018 Photos Displayed or Ribboned - digital file to Diane Darnielle by
        Sept 11.
     * N4C Prints due Sept 4 to Jill or Paul
     * N4C Digitals due to Diane Darnielle by Sept 10
* September 11 Meeting
     * Guest Speaker - Don Komarechka (virtual) - Macro Photography
     * Fun Fotos Photo Essay
     * Digital Images due by 11 pm
* September 18 Meeting
     * Digital Results
     * State Fair Photo Essay (send exhibited images to Diane Darnielle)
     * Judging Workshop
     * State Fair Photos - members bring "Displayed" or "In" from 2018
     * N4C Convention Review
* September 25 - Board Meeting     

Changes for 2018-19 Contests

  * Novice Print Entries: Novice may enter up to 3 prints, but at least 1 HAS to be black & white
  * Novice Prints do not have to be mounted.
  * Print judging will take place ahead of the third meeting, with one contest judged LIVE during
      the meeting.  This will give us time for other presentations/workshops at the third meeting.


    * Grand View Gallery, August 25 - October 13 "Seasons of Iowa," by DMCC members
       Grand View University Student Center, Reception Thursday, September 6, 5:30-7:30 pm
    * N4C Fall Convention, September 14-15, Dubuque (visit for more information)
    * Octagon Center for the Arts - Submissions were due July 6
        Exhibit runs August 3 through November 10; Reception October 4, 5-8 p.m.

N4C Committee Opportunities

    * We will be recruiting members to help with the planning and execution of the 2019 N4C Convention.  Des Moines Camera Club will be hosting the convention at the Sheraton West Des Moines.

Fall 2018

     * Ryan Morrison - Tuesday, October 2
    * Roger Feldhans - Tuesday, November 6
    * Still Life Shoot - Tuesday, December 4


   * Rental of the Johnston Lion's Club bldg. requires us to leave it as we found it - clean and tidy
   * Please pick up any trash or water bottles before you leave
   * Push in, or put away, your chair before you leave (there should be 6 to a table)
   * If you bring any FREE items and they are still left at the end of the meeting, please dispose
       or take home them home