April 6 – 24 — Photographic Exhibition At the Cumberland Art Society

Over 125 people attended the opening reception on Sunday, April 12, and they voted on their top three favorite images in the exhibition.  Almost every photographer got at least one favorite vote for at least one of his or her images, and many received several votes.  The top three, however, are pictured below.  Congratulations to Helga and Ginger along with all of the other fine photographers!

CAS Winners (800)


The Cookeville Camera Club is comprised of photographers of all skill levels from novice to master photographer. Many of the members have received national honors and their work has been featured in advertising, photography magazines, and other publications. The excitement surrounding this year’s exhibit is evident as the members prepare their best work to be displayed.

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Monday, April 27 — Speaker, Robert Melgar

Leading Lines, Real and Suggestive

Robert Melgar has a wandering spirit.  With the turns his life has taken, it’s easy to see why.
Growing up in New York’s Upper East Side, Melgar made a drastic move to Miami at age 15.  From there he joined the US Air Force where he served with Special Forces in Saigon.  He settled down for almost 33 years when he returned to Miami and joined the police force.  After retiring he made another drastic move, trading his

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Monday, May 11– Photo Contest: “Eyes”

The May photo contest is all about images with “eyes”.  Living human/animal eyes must be the subject or prominent element of the image.

A slideshow set to music will display the member-submitted entries. Following the show, the three top images in each category (Novice, Regular, and Master) will be revealed, along with the most favorite images as selected by the members.


Monday, May 25 — No Meeting



Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.