The Santa Rosa Photographic Society has been advancing the knowledge and skills of hobbyist photographers through education, competition, and field experience since 1975. Our members range from complete beginners to advanced masters, and the club provides everyone many opportunities to improve their photographic skills, learn new “digital darkroom” and print techniques, and to participate in fun activities.

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October update

Hello everyone,

It has been awhile since I last wrote so here goes with some information.  First, I want to congratulate Liz Lawson and Ronnie Rosenbach for their Best in Show images in our last two competitions.  Outstanding work by excellent photographers.  It is always a pleasure to see all the images submitted to our competitions.

Our annual banquet is coming December 12th.  Social hour begins at 6PM.  Plan to bring an appetizer or dessert.  The cost of this year’s event will be $25.00 per person.  For this incredible value you will get to see winning projected images, have a wonderful Mediterranean dinner along with everyone’s appetizers and desserts.  Oh, and don’t forget the best part, socializing with like-minded people who share your love of photography!   I want to thank Elizabeth Springs for taking charge of this event.  She will be posting sign-ups and will have more information at our next meeting. Our next meeting by the way, will be at the reception for our exhibition “Our World Through Many Lenses” at the Finley Community Center on October 24th from 5-7 PM, I hope you all can make it.  If you have any question about the banquet or want to lend a hand please contact Elizabeth at eldsprings@gmail.com.

If you were at our last meeting you know I mentioned I was contacted by Hunt’s Photo and Video.  This is a company that competes with Adorama and B&H.  Hunt’s is the primary vendor at all the PSA conferences.  They come highly recommended by Joan Field of N4C.  I encourage you to check out their website www.huntsphoto.com.  They offer free shipping on all orders over $50. If you have any questions, please contact our representative for Hunt’s, Noah Buchanan.  His direct number is 781-462-2356 and his email address is nbuchanan@huntsphoto.com.  

It is time to begin looking through your images from the 2019 field trips.  You should have received the list of the field trips we have taken as it was sent out by Trisha in the last day or so. Tara will be opening up the field trip competition soon so keep an eye out for her announcement.  

Lastly, Tara won’t be able to be our Competition Chair next year and we need someone to take her place.  This is a vital position in our club and one we need filled if we are to continue with our competitions.  Please, if you want to see our club continue with competitions consider volunteering for competition chair.  If you have any questions about this, please contact Tara for all the information necessary.   

That is it for now, I will keep you updated on our membership vote on the changes to our bylaws and rules regarding advancement to Masters Candidate. 

Mike