Member Speaker - Jerry Ranch - Macro Lighting with Speed Lights
Oct
15
7:00 PM19:00

Member Speaker - Jerry Ranch - Macro Lighting with Speed Lights

  • 6501 Merle Hay Road Johnston, IA 50131 (map)
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Bring your gear! Jerry will talk about MACRO LIGHTING WITH SPEED LIGHTS, give us a demo, and then you will get to try your hand at capturing those dramatic lighting shots!

Recommended gear - camera, macro lens (or your favorite for shooting up close), speed light if you have one. Tripod is optional.

Don’t despair if you don’t have the lens or speed light. There will be many who will share!

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End of Year Club Banquet and Awards
May
21
5:00 PM17:00

End of Year Club Banquet and Awards

Guest Speaker, Shari Miller
Shari Miller is a photographer with a passion for seeking beauty in our ordinary, everyday lives. Through her work, she invites people to look more closely – more deeply – to see more of the beauty that exists in the world, in others, and within themselves.

Shari lives in Polk City with her husband and two sons and can often be found wandering the shores of Saylorville Lake posing and photographing feathers, acorns, shells, sand, driftwood, ice, wildflowers, foxtails, and other small bits of nature.

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Still Life Shoot (Dues-paying members)
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Still Life Shoot (Dues-paying members)

The wait is over... Join us for this annual event! 

We'll have many still life stations set up around the room for you to learn techniques of still life shooting.  Bring your gear - camera, tripod, strobe.  If you're short something, many people will be willing to lend it to you.  You can also bring in your own props!

You must be a dues paying member to attend this popular shoot.

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Guest Speaker (online) - Don Komarechka, Macro
Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

Guest Speaker (online) - Don Komarechka, Macro

Don Komarechka is a nature, macro and landscape photographer located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. From auroras to pollen, insects to infrared, much of Don’s photographic adventures reveal a deeper understanding of how the universe works. Exploring the world that we cannot see with our own eyes has been a common thread in Don’s career as a professional photographer.

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N4C Spring Mini-Convention
May
4
to May 6

N4C Spring Mini-Convention

Mini-convention begins on Friday afternoon and concludes following Sunday lunch.

Excellent programs & workshops are scheduled, interspersed with N4C business meetings, and wonderful food.

For more information, visit the N4C website 
2018 N4C Spring Mini-Convention Tentative Schedule
Registration Form

Cost is minimal. It is a good place to become better acquainted with other photographers from the N4C region in a beautiful natural setting.

St. Thomas More Center is located west of Panora, Iowa, overlooking Lake Panorama.

* Meeting rooms, dining hall with round tables
* Dorms have enough bunk beds so everyone can use the lower bunk and use the upper for your things. You will need to bring all your own bedding and pillow; and towel.
* It is a no smoking campus.
* If you want to camp, you can make reservations at the campground at Springbrook.

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