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Monday – June 13th – Speaker

Presentation ‘Night Photography’ By Arik Gorban


Arik Gorban – Bio

Arik, a past president of the Somerset County Photography Club, is a photographer and photography instructor who focuses on the creative aspects of the photographic art form.

He has experience in the complete photographic process, including analog photography, darkroom work, and extensive digital imaging.

He frequently judges photo contests, including multiple international Salon competitions and juried exhibitions. Arik presents photography programs internationally and exhibits his fine art photography. He also photographs events and conducts photography workshops.

Arik is the recipient of numerous awards in photo contests and his work and articles have been published in the US and internationally.

Monday, May 9th -Speaker, Arik Groban- Photography As Fine Art – Zoom Meeting Only

Arik Gorban – Bio

Arik, a past president of the Somerset County Photography Club, is a photographer and photography instructor who focuses on the creative aspects of the photographic art form.

He has experience in the complete photographic process, including analog photography, darkroom work, and extensive digital imaging.

He frequently judges photo contests, including multiple international Salon competitions and juried exhibitions. Arik presents photography programs internationally and exhibits his fine art photography. He also photographs events and conducts photography workshops.

Arik is the recipient of numerous awards in photo contests and his work and articles have been published in the US and internationally.

Monday April 11th Contest – Bad Weather

Bad Weather Images for the contest must have weather as a key element. (Ex. Snow, Rain, Wind, Fog)

Exhibition
Members will submit their favorite images to share with the club. This is our members’ chance to show off what they’ve been working on lately! The exhibitions have become a member favorite activity. A slideshow set to music will display the member-submitted entries, and discussion will follow the slideshow. Images may be of any subject or from any time frame.

Location of meeting Stonecom – 1 Stonecom Way, Cookeville, TN 38506. If you can’t attend Zoom will also be available.

Monday March 14th – Print Contest

The club is having our annual print competition on March 14th at 7PM.  The competition is divided into four categories. The first three categories are allotted based on the experience level of the members. The fourth category (Salon Prints) allows the members maximum flexibility in producing their images. Contest is for members only. The club will be viewing the prints, see the awarding of ribbons and hear judge comments on the winning images.  There will be a short program on Aesthetics in Composition – 8 Elements that Can Make or Break Your Efforts to Communicate a Story.

Please sign up on the Events page if you plan to enter the print contest. Members were sent an email with contest details. Please bring prints to the meeting. We will use outside judges as we have on past print contests.

The meeting will be held at Stonecom. Address is 1 Stonecom Way, just off Old Sparta Rd.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY – 14 – COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION- OPEN SUBJECT THE MEMBER CAN ENTER IMAGES OF ANY SUBJECT FOR THIS CONTEST.

Open
Members can submit any image created in the last 12 months for this contest. All photo’s will be displayed at the meeting and winners announced.

The meeting will be held at Stonecom. Address is 1 Stonecom Way, just of Old Sparta Rd.

Arrive early to socialize. Meeting starts at 7.

Photo Exhibition

Members will submit their favorite images to share with the club. This is our members’ chance to show off what they’ve been working on lately! The exhibitions have become a member favorite activity. A slideshow set to music will display the member-submitted entries, and discussion will follow the slideshow.

MONDAY, January 10 – Presentation ‘Bad Weather Photography’ By Arik Gorban

Arik, a past president of the Somerset County Photography Club, is a photographer and photography instructor who focuses on the creative aspects of the photographic art form.

He has experience in the complete photographic process, including analog photography, darkroom work, and extensive digital imaging.

He frequently judges photo contests, including multiple international Salon competitions and juried exhibitions. Arik presents photography programs internationally and exhibits his fine art photography. He also photographs events and conducts photography workshops.

Arik is the recipient of numerous awards in photo contests and his work and articles have been published in the US and internationally.

Monday, December 13 – No Meeting

There is no meeting in the month of December.  We will be attending our annual Christmas Banquet.  Be sure to register for this event on our member website by Nov 30th.

Please join us at our next meeting on January 10th when we will have a presentation “Bad Weather Photography”  

Location of the meeting will be listed before the January meeting.