The previous year has been a busy one for members of the Photography Club of Citrus Hills. Emphasizes of the year included a trip to Costa Rica at the end of February, where lots of gorgeous birds and wildlife were seen and photographed. The start of April saw numerous members check out Florida’s East coast to photo roseate spoonbills and osprey nesting in addition to other wildlife.Co-founder Jerry Dawson organized numerous great expedition for the club, one of which was duplicated by popular demand. Club members took 2 photography expeditions on the Homosassa River to take pictures of the area’s natural charm, birds and wildlife. The trips began at the Seagrass Restaurant, where club members were given security instructions and boat assignments. From there, they headed out on the river, taking images of the wildlife, plants and landscapes along the way.Club members take these excursions and expedition several times throughout
the year. It is always an excellent opportunity for members to practice their photography abilities and be familiar with each other better. It’s a fantastic method to meet people and get some practice in. Get more from the Citrus County Chronicle During the year, there were many meeting highlights
, including, in the early fall and winter season, an intro
to macro offered by Jack Twiggs and Bob Feldberg. At another conference, Al Tigner provided members a higher insight to 360-degree panorama photography.Our formal conferences ended in November with a wonderful Zoom meeting provided by globally known photographer Lisa Langell.
Activities board member Nancylee Mudd had actually arranged this presentation for the club.Two unique workshops were provided by board member Ken Voegele on learning flash photography. These were hands-on, practical workshops where members got practice on settings and
utilizing flash. Ken will be including future workshops in the coming year.For the first time, the Photography Club of Citrus Hills will use a photography contest for the members. With 7 classifications, there is something for all members to select from. This contest will provide members a fun method
to experience entering their work into open contests.The new year uses more interesting conferences and photography journeys. Jack Twiggs and Bob Feldberg have actually set up with a Costa Rican biologist and tourist guide to provide professional photographers an opportunity to experience the unbelievable wildlife of that remarkable
country.Other excursion and trip journeys will be announced when details have been finalized.At the January conference, guest photographer and speaker, Jackie Kramer will take us on a journey through her digital garden. Jackie will share a range of methods that she utilizes to highlight character in flower subjects.She will
reveal examples and go over how to reflect the personality of a flower through a range of techniques, such as selective focus, shoot-throughs, abstracts, multiples, textures and more. Members will hear her reasoning as it uses to decisions in the field relating to selection of the
subject, background, approach, composition, lighting, direct exposure and depth of field.This must leave us motivated to get our cams and follow our own creative voice. Jackie will likewise share a few of the lessons she learned during the pandemic and how it influenced her work and her business.Jackie has actually been photographing the natural world, with an emphasis on flowers because high school. She is a Lensbaby Ambassador and KelbyOne trainer who has received worldwide praise for her images. Her work has actually been published in various magazines, such as Photoshop User, Portfolio, LensWork, The Photographer magazine, and on the cover of NANPA Expressions.Her real passion is to encourage people to measure up to their legacy, which she does mainly through her Facebook group, Phlorography– Artistic Floral Photography, with countless enthusiastic floral photographers from all over the world. She is committed to supporting other professional photographers and using photography as a medium to develop relationships.There will be a charge of $10 per individual for non -PCCH members to participate in Jackie’s presentation.The Photography Club of Citrus Hills brings a lot of opportunities for novice and skilled photographers alike. For additional information and registration, email [email protected], or call Ann Brixey at 352-860-2763. Ann Brixey contributes publicity for The Photography Club of Citrus Hills.