American Sign Museum Photo Shoot!

Hey folks, Heidi Miller has arranged for us to have exclusive access to the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati on June 20th. This will be after the museum closes so it will be an excellent opportunity to set up a tripod and get the shots you want!

Details are still being worked out about meeting places, car pooling, before/after activities, etc. But we need to know if you are going ASAP as we need at least 10 people to make this happen. Please reply to this message if you plan to go.

 American Sign Museum Tour
Saturday, June 20th – 4pm
We must have at least 10 people
Admission $10

 http://www.americansignmuseum.org/

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Just a reminder that this months meeting is TOMORROW and we are doing it at The Spotted Cow @ 6:30PM

Address: 927 North Main Street, Urbana, OH 43078

http://www.spottedcowcoffeehouse.com/

See you there,

Bill

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January meeting moved to the 15th !

Hey all, Bill here.  I hope everyone had a great holiday!

I am going to be out of town on Thursday and we are rescheduling our meeting for 1/15/2015 at 6:30pm.

For the new folks on here, we typically meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 at Mike Major’s studio at 119 Miami Street in Urbana.

So, to be clear… the January meeting will be on 1/15… bring some photos to share and ideas for what you want to shoot or what you would like to learn.

 

If you have any questions, concerns, ideas, rants…. give me a shout.

 

Bill

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1. If you have photos hanging at Tea Baggers in Urbana, we need to get them picked up by the end of the month as Mike Simpson will be hanging stuff there for the next month or so.

2. Group outing to Southern Ohio on Nov 1st.  I want to go shoot in Shawnee, OH and maybe around Nelsonville too.  Leave early on 11/1.  Please let me know either by Email or on Facebook if you are interested.

Next meeting and likely the last of the year will be on 11/13 at 6:30pm at Mike Major’s studio… Unless we would like to hold this last meeting where there are food and DRINKS served….  ?

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propose a new meeting date ?

Hey all,

Due to a conflict with another meeting, I would like to propose we change the meeting date for our monthly meeting.

Currently we meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

I’m looking for feedback on what other days may work best for everyone else.  First Thursday ?  Third Thursday ?  Tuesdays ?

My only conflict would be any Wednesday.

Feedback would be appreciated.

Thanks! Bill Blue

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Summer 2014 Events

5/25 – Davey Woods
Meeting @ 8am @ Davey Woods
http://naturepreserves.ohiodnr.gov/daveywoods

6/12 – Monthly Meeting
June will be at Dave Millners house!!!
221 W. Market Street
6:30 PM
There will be Pizza and Drink

6/14 – Carriage Hill Farms
Details to come
http://www.metroparks.org/Parks/CarriageHill/Home.aspx

7/10 – Monthly Meeting
6:30PM – Mike Major’s Studio

7/13 – Cinci Shoot
Meet in Urbana 8:45am – County buildings on Route 68 /55
Leaving Urbana 9am

We will be shooting in downtown Cinci, possibly some other areas if we have a big enough group.

We may eat at City View Tavern: http://www.cityviewtavern.com/
We could fit in a trip to the Art Museum and Bellevue Park if folks are interested.

http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/
http://cincinnatiparks.com/index.php/bellevue-park

7/19 – Art Affair on the Square
We will be setting up and displaying work at Art Affair on the Square again this year. Be thinking about what you would like to show!

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Meeting on 3/13 and Ansel Adams exhibit on 3/16

Just a reminder, we have our monthly meeting tomorrow at Mike Major’s studio.  119 Miami Street, Urbana, OH.  6:30PM

If you have not registered for the 1st annual art exhibit at the Champaign County Arts Council, the deadline is also tomorrow.  I spoke to Heather and we can leave our registrations there tomorrow night.

Also, this Sunday is outing to see the Ansel Adams exhibit in Springfield.

 3/16 - We are meeting up for lunch and then going to see the Ansel Adams exhibit at the Springfield Museum of Art.We are meeting at noon on Derr Road at a mexican restaurant where Michaels Steakhouse used to be.  Not sure what the name is at this point… sorry.

If you have questions, give me a shout.

Bill

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Hey photo junkies, here are some ideas and dates from last week’s CCG meeting:

3/2 – Dave Millner is giving a presentation at the Champaign County Historical Society on Millner’s Cafeteria and the Millner family.

3/16 - We are meeting up for lunch and then going to see the Ansel Adams exhibit at the Springfield Museum of Art.

We are meeting at noon on Derr Road at a mexican restaurant where Michaels Steakhouse used to be.  Not sure what the name is at this point… sorry.

3/23 – Cincinnati, OH – A behind the scenes photo tour at the Cincinnati Museum Center

www.cincymuseum.org

This is an FYI, not sure anyone is attending.  Post on our Facebook if you plan to go.

4/12 – Photography 101 / BootCamp  - stay tuned for details.  If you are interested in attending, there is a small fee (around $35 in the past) that includes lunch, SEND an email to champaigncameragroup@gmail.com

Both the Champaign County Arts Council and the Gateway Arts Council have upcoming juried shows.  Visit their websites and/or Facebook pages for details.  Registration deadlines are SOON!

Some thoughts on future group outings:

Train Museum in KY

Shawnee, OH  <– lots of urban decay

Orient, OH  <– gentleman with lots of antiques, even buildings with period furnishings

If you need any info or have questions about the group, give me a shout.

 Bill Blue
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exhibit of one of Ansel Adams’ museum sets

The Springfield Museum of Art is featuring an exhibit of one of Ansel Adams‘ museum sets from Feb 14 – May 11, 2014.  The exhibit consists of 72 prints of images that he made between 1921 and 1968.  Anyone who has seen a set of these prints will attest that the quality and range is far superior to anything that prints in any publication can portray.  Please pass the word among the members of the various camera clubs in western Ohio as well as anyone else who might be interested or anyone else interested in seeing some truly great photography.  The opening reception is February 15, 2014 5:30 – 7 p.m.  Admission is $3 for museum members and $8 for non-members.

http://www.springfieldart.museum/

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No DECEMBER Meeting

Due to hectic schedules this season,  let’s plan to meet after the first of the year.  The date will be 1/9/2014.  I’ll send out a reminder a little closer to that date.

 Happy Holidays!

 See ya next year…
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