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Welcome to the Pocono Photo Club...


Our mission is to encourage knowledge, skills and enjoyment of photography through monthly meetings, workshops, lectures and demonstrations encompassing all phases of photography.

The Pocono Photo Club consists of area professionals, advanced amateurs and those just beginning their journey into photography. Our members photograph a wide range of subjects including nature, landscape, macro, portraiture, sports and much more. 

Learn more about us:

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New On the Website
📸 MCCD 3 Day Bus Trips Coming Up - Elk, Whales & Birds!

📸 Stephanie Johnson ICM Handouts!  See Monthly Meetings below.


📸 Learn about the
2023 Nikon Photo Contest below in the Non-Club News.  It's free and you don't need to shoot Nikon equipment.

📱How is your iPhoneography?  Check out the Pocono Photo Club News below learn how you can up your mobile phone photographic game.

📸 The January PPC Newsletter has been published.  The Newsletter link is above the homepage banner picture.

Slideshow
Featured Members January 2023

Featured Members Photos

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You only have to click here to see many more:


Photo Album List


Consider submitting a personal album in the Members' Photos area.

How To Upload Member Photos To Website (Updated)

 

PPC Monthly Activities

Monthly Meeting

Club Shoot Out



A Second January Learning Event!

Join the Palmerton Camera Club's January Zoom Meeting To Learn About:

iPhoneography!

The Palmerton Camera Club (PCC - not to be confused with PPC - that's us!) has invited us to join them in their January Zoom meeting presentation.  On January 26, PCC will have a program with Hazel Meredith discussing iPhoneography Techniques and Editing Apps.


This event will be held on Zoom at 7:30 pm on January 26th. We will pass on to you the private link needed to get in, several days before the event. Registration is not required.


Hazel Meredith

Hazel Meredith is an award-winning photographer, teacher, speaker, workshop leader, and a highly respected competition judge. In  2007, she began teaching post-processing techniques through local adult education programs, and now teaches at camera clubs and conferences

Hazel loves the creative aspect of photography and post-processing, especially the use of textures, overlays and software to create  unique images. She enjoys teaching and sharing her techniques to assist other photographers in realizing their own creative visions.


 

 

From Our January Meeting

The Art and Beauty of Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) Photography




Some Gifts From Stephanie:                                           
Stephanie Johnson, our January Monthly Meeting Speaker has shared three very interesting documents.  One is a copy of the slides that she used in her presentation.  The other two are variations on the artistry and technique of intentional camera movement, using wonderful illustrations of ICM variations.
These documents may be found in our website documents section under Speakers' Notes.  But you may directly download them from the following link, provided by Stephanie:

Stephanie Johnson - PPC ICM Presentation (StephJohnPhoto).pdf


Images By Stephanie Johnson
Images by Stephanie Johnson


JanuaryShootout

Schisler Museum

at EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY

Schisler Museum

Saturday, January 28th, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost $10.00

The Schisler Museum features habitat recreations that display and interpret more than 140 wildlife specimens from around the world. These specimens represent species from Africa and North America, including most species of North American deer and ducks, and a display of insects from around the world.

Enjoy several hours of all the great exhibits while visiting.

The museum will be open to the public so please be mindful of other people enjoying the sites.

East Stroudsburg University
200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA18301-2999
Phone (570) 422-3211
  • Directions & Parking

    The Schisler Museum and McMunn Planetarium are located in the Hoeffner Science & Technology Center on the campus of East Stroudsburg University.  Parking and museum entry is at the rear of the Science and Technology Center.

     

    • Saturday parking is in Lot #20 on the Campus Map. No permit is required on Saturdays.
Google Map Location

Shoot Out Contact info is:
cell -570-620-8842
Please RSVP so that we can give the museum a head count.

Schisler Museum
Schisler Museum


Second January Shoot Out Opportunity


2023 Annual Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest

Saturday, January 28th

Unfortunately, this is an either/or situation - both listed shoot out events are scheduled for the same day so take your pick:

From the event organizer's 2nd notice dated January 20th: 

The recent warm weather conditions have not been good for the ice crop. 

Even if we cannot cut ice at the 30th Annual Ice Harvest on January 28th, we welcome all visitors to come and hear about the ice harvest industry and see our extensive collection of ice harvesting tools and equipment. It’s a great opportunity for the family to enjoy the outdoors while learning about the local ice harvest history, and it’s free! 

Check the ice harvest hotline at 570-894-8205 for the latest information. 


Tobyhanna Mill Pond #1
2071 Lakeside Dr, Tobyhanna, PA 18466


Google Maps Location


Brigitte BardotA photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.



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Pocono Photo Club News

  Non-Club News and Events

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Double Your Camera Club Fun!
Double Your Camera Club Fun!

The Palmerton Camera Club (PCC - not to be confused with PPC - that's us!) has invited us to join them in two separate Zoom meeting presentations in January and February. Our Pocono Photo Club Monthly Meeting occurs on January 17th. On January 26, PCC will have a program with Hazel Meredith discussing iPhoneography Techniques and editing apps to up your game. I am taking their word for it that there is such a word as iPhoneography. Google seems to think so. Google also says that Androidography is a thing!


This event will be held on Zoom at 7:30 pm on January 26th. We will pass on to you the private link and secret handshake needed to get in, several days before the event. Registration is not required.



The second invitation extended to PPC by PCC is for a special presentation by Lisa Langell, details to be announced. You might remember that Lisa spoke to our club in August of 2020 about how: An Artistic Photographer Lies in ALL of Us! We do not yet know what she will speak about in February, but she is an engaging speaker and photographer. Her presentation to Palmerton will be on February 23, 2023 and we are also invited for that presentation on Zoom. Details to follow.


Our thanks to Connie Reinhart, the connective tissue that joins PPC with PCC.

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See the 2022 Nature Conservancy Photo Contest Pictures
See the 2022 Nature Conservancy Photo Contest Pictures

Introducing the 2022 Guest Judge favorites


The Nature Conservancy is pleased to share the top images selected by our Guest Judge for the 2022 Photo Contest, Ami Vitale! Check below to see the images that amazed Ami most—and view all entries from our 2022 contest. All contest winners by category will be announced by September 30.


View Contest Pictures


; ; A native Idaho Painted Turtle rests for air while a pair of damselflies have an impromptu meeting on its beak. Shot at Market Lake Wildlife Management Area in eastern Idaho.

Photo From The Nature Conservancy Website - Photographer Steve Smede

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Hughes Library Looking For Photo Exhibition Help
Hughes Library Looking For Photo Exhibition Help

EMPL Exhibition


The Eastern Monroe Public Library (EMPL), Hughes Library Branch is looking for someone with a critical eye to help select pictures from a large photo collection for four separate library exhibitions.


This project is not associated with the Pocono Photo Club. Photographer Jesse Weiss (1925 to 2013) was a lifelong local area photographer. His estate donated his lifetime collection of photograph to the Hughes Library. It is a large collection. Jim Adams, EMPL reference librarian, has put together a series of four exhibitions to display different aspects of Jesse's photography, as shown on the graphic above. He is looking for someone with a sophisticated eye to help select the prints to be displayed.


If that sounds like an interesting project, please contact Jim Adams at the Hughes Library branch of EMPL. His phone: 570-421-0800, ext. 316. Email: jadams@monroepl.org. If you do get involved, please advise the club at info@poconophotoclub.com so that we may follow your progress and publicize the event further.


A brief biography may be downloaded from our website documents section at:

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Nikon Photo Contest 2022-2023
Nikon Photo Contest 2022-2023

It's free and you don't need to own a Nikon camera!


Nikon Photo Contest 2023


See the creative contest facts HERE!.


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Cranberry Bog Hike Feb. 4th
Cranberry Bog Hike Feb. 4th

COME EXPLORE at the

TANNERSVILLE CRANBERRY BOG PRESERVE

Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2pm


Go Poconos is hiking in the Winter! Our next hike will be at the Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve in Pocono Township.


We’ll be hiking with the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center staff.


Weather permitting, we will be venturing into the bog to look at this unique habitat at a different time of the year. Participants should dress for the weather and wear proper footwear.


This hike is approximately 2.5 hours over moderate terrain.

Email info@brodheadwatershed.org 

to register. Include the names of all hikers in your group. Space is limited!

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Interesting 3 Day Bus Trips
Interesting 3 Day Bus Trips


2023 Bus Trips



Spring Birding in the Finger Lakes

May 9th through 11th


Join us on a trip into the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York on a birding adventure. 


More information here


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Cape Cod Whaling Adventure

October 2nd through 5th


An exciting new trip to Cape Cod to explore the Massachusetts coast line, dotted with salt water marshes and birding areas as well as a 1/2 day boat trip to Stellwagon Banks in search of whales.


More information here


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Elk Viewing in the PA Wilds

September 18th through 20th


Join us on a three day journey into the Pennsylvania wilds to view majestic elk during the prime bugling seasons.


More information here



Registration MUST be made by calling 570-629-3061. A refundable $100 per person, per trip deposit is due by Friday, February 10th, 2023 for all trips. Check or cash only. Please make all checks payable to MCCD. All bus trips are limited to thirteen people. Payments are non-refundable within two weeks of trip date. Trips are filled on a first come, first serve basis.  


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The Pocono Photo Club would like to thank Stroudsburg Foto
for the continued support and participation in club events and programs.



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