Graduation photo album (Formal design)

April 2015, Issue
The Muskogee Focus
Muskogee Shutterbug Club
Newsletter of the
Muskogee Camera Club
Muskogee, Ok.
Member PSA
April 2015
Shutterbug Officers and Staff
David Stiles
Vice President:
Jan Baucom
Secretary / Treas.:
Margaret Brown
Patricia Stiles
David Jones
Robert Atchley
Mary Robinson
Muskogee Shutterbugs
Diana Fields
The next meeting will be at the Muskogee First Assembly
of God, 3100 S. Gulick St., Muskogee, Ok. April 14th, at
6:30 pm Roger Toliver will be our guest speaker.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------Be sure to check the website for the Shutterbugs Travel Log
Also be sure to check out the new tutorials Mary has up on
the website.
Upcoming Special Competitions 2015
April – Eyes
June – Bridges
August – Macro
October – Old Barns
Special comps. have to have been taken during the
fiscal year which began December 10, 2014
Digital Photography School Link
Be sure to sign up for Brian Peterson’s weekly email
newsletter! Go to the upper right hand corner where it says: Sign
Up For Free Weekly Photography Tips put in your email address
and click "join".
Contest Information:
Here are a few links to check out:
Learning How to Use Your First DSLR
Photographing Fall Foliage
Upcoming Events
Muskogee Azalea Festival / Car Show
111 S. 7th St.
Saturday April 11th, 8 a.m.
Birds of Prey Shoot
The Royal Guantlet
116 N. Division, Coweta, Ok. (map)
Saturday May 9th, 9 a.m.
Duvall’s Steer Wrestling Jackpot
Checotah Round Up Club
Hwy 266 (4 miles west of Checotah), Checotah, Ok. (map)
How to share your photos online, get a website and inspiration all
in one from Matt Kloskowski and 500px
Muskogee Camera Club Winners
March Winners 2015
Class A
1st – “Cowboy Garden” – Jeff Williams
2nd–“Airborne” – David Jones
3rd – “Interfering Women” – Jan Baucom
General Pictorial
1st – “The Flash” – David Jones
2nd – “Cora & Sam” – Jeff Williams
3rd – “Misty Harbor Morning” – Nancy Gassaway
1st – “Diving For Dinner” – Nancy Gassaway
2nd – “Butterfly” - Mary Robinson
3rd – “Sunrise At White Sands” – Joe Baucom
March Winners 2015
Class B
1st - “One Legged Bird” – Donald Elgin
2nd – “Don’t You Dare” – Chris Cummings
3rd – “Great Grandma’s Boy” – Chris Cummings
HM – “The Devil’s Waterfall” – Tom Salamon
HM – “Down The Shute” – Debbie Hix
1st – “Reflections” – Tom Salamon
2nd – “El Capitan” – Donald Eligin
1st – “Union Soldier” – Jan Baucom
2nd –“Maine” – Joe Baucom
3rd –“Old Church Albuquerque – Jan Baucom
Open (Image Manipulation)
1st –“Downtown Muskogee” – Margaret Brown
2nd –“Grand Kitty” – Chris Cummings
3rd – “Seen Better Days” – Mary Robinson
HM – “Come On In” – David Jones
HM – “Charmin’ the Marm” – Donald Elgin
Special – Still Life
1st – “Spring” – Mary Robinson
2nd- “Angelic Knitter” – Jan Baucom
3rd – “Dad’s WWII Argus” – Jeff Williams
HM – “Smile God Loves You” – Joe Baucom
HM – “Bubbles” – Mary Robinson
Congratulations!! Too all our winners!! Great Job!!
Just a Reminder!! We mail our photos to the judges for
competition, so please keep your print size to an 8.5” x
11” or smaller. ALSO please remember all entries must
have the following:
a. Member’s Name
b. Division (Class A or B)
c. Title of photo
d. Category (General/Pictorial, Nature or
(also… address and/or phone number would be helpful
if entry was not returned with the batch from the
Just helps Patricia track you down to get your photos
back to you!)
All photographs for competition must be turned in no
later than the adjournment of the regular club
“ The Earth is the art, the photographer is the witness”
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Please keep Robert Atchley, Mary Robinson’s family,
Tom Twine, & Elaine Colbert in your prayers.
Diana Fields