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Photographer: Harrise Niemczak

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:

Our Meetings | Shoot Outs & Workshops


New On the Website
πŸ“½οΈNew Feature:  PPC is now making our Shoot Out Slideshow Videos available for viewing anytime online. Check out our latest three Shoot Out slide shows here.  Past Shoot Out slideshows will be added for online viewing as time permits. Our thanks to the tireless efforts of Sam Prynda, Member Manager, first class activities organizer and preparer of great activity slideshows.

πŸ“½οΈUpcoming Activities: Look for fellow members at the upcoming Lightroom 101 Workshop on July 15th (a HUGE thanks to Gina Matarazzo for organizing another informative and fun workshop for the club!) and Shootout on July 20th (Toy Soldier Museum in Cresco, PA - be sure to RSVP to Sam as space is limited!)!!


Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events




Slideshow
Featured Members 2024-07-11

Featured Members Photos
More diversity from our members.  Pennsylvania flora, fauna and wheels.

Enjoy - and check out the full albums in
 Member Galleries.

We are looking for new member albums from which to select new Featured Members Album images.  Submit your Shoot Out, vacation, weekend event and photo project albums to share with and enrich your fellow PPC members. 

Photo Album List.  

How to Upload Photo Albums
 

The Old Jail - Jim Thorpe

The Old Jail House - Jim Thorpe, PA
Photographer:  John Anzivino


PPC Monthly Activities

 

SCAVENGER HUNT RESULTS REVEALED!!!

Big THANK YOU to Contest Judge Kevin Russo


Scavenger Hunt results were first presented via Zoom by Kevin at PPC's June Hybrid Member Meeting on June 18th, 2024.
The Palmerton Camera Club then warmly invited all PPC members to attend their ice-cream-social meeting on June 27th, 2024 where they learned the same results in real time from the Judge (also via Zoom).




And the WINNER is...

PALMERTON CAMERA CLUB with 6 points overall and Pocono Photo Club with 3 points

Β·PPC won the following categories ~ CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE WINNERS AND TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED
          Β·   Candlelight (Laurinda Faye)
          Β·    Love (Ann LeFevre)
β€œAmong photographers who enter all seven categories, a best group of all seven will be awarded”
          Β·    Harrise Niemczak


Palmerton Meeting Room
Steen with Palmerton Rep
Kevin Russo on zoom

Photos by: Steen Jensen







Thank you to all of the PPC members who exhibited their work during the month of June at Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center (EEC)!!!

"Nature Through Our Lenses"

The exhibit resulted in at least one sale!


Kettle Creek exhibit 1 



Kettle Creek exhibit 2 

Exhibit Information

Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570)629-3061







 



 


July Shootout Event!

The Toy Soldier Museum 

Saturday, July 20th, 2024
9:00 A.M. till 11:00 A.M.
Flash and tripods are allowed.
Free admission - Donations accepted.

The Toy Soldier Museum in Cresco, PA captures military history through intricate displays created using toy soldiers.

Jim Hillestad opened The Toy Soldier Museum in 1991 to showcase his personal collection of metal toy soldiers and to share his love of the hobby with others. The 3,000-square-foot facility houses dioramas, civilian scenes, and authentic military uniforms. Presentations include a Russian horse artillery, World War I American infantry, Salvation Army Band circa 1900, and many other displays depicting military history.

The Museum is open to the public by appointment.

 
Please RSVP to Sam Prynda sprynda@ptd.net. We need to keep the count to around 12 members.

Hope to see everyone there.

Toy Soldier Museum
5459 Paradise Valley Road,
Cresco PA 18326

                                                      Dropbox Link





July Theme of the Month

Pattern and Textures
and/or Clouds


The Theme of the month for July is Pattern and Textures and/or Clouds.
Let's see some of your creative camera skills and show off your best captures.
Whether it's a cloudy morning on top of a mountain or a pattern in a throw rug.  Let's be creative!
 
Please send 3 - 5 of your best to the link below.
Format:   TOTM.name.file.jpg
                 TOTM.samprynda.storm.jpg
 
Pictures are needed before midnight on  July 14th, 2024.
TOTM Link



 





 


    

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Pocono Photo Club News

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Pocono Living Magazine - Jun-Jul 2024
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Upcoming Photo Opportunities
Upcoming Photo Opportunities

July 4th Photo Opportunities!


 

Here are some Great Photo Opportunities for the Holiday Weekend.

Let's see some of the Great July 4th traditions!



FIREWORKS SHOWS!

 


Lehigh County:

πŸŽ† 7/4, Allentown, Dorney Park, 9:30 PM 

πŸŽ† 7/5, Allentown, Dorney Park, 9:30 PM 

πŸŽ† 7/6, Allentown, Dorney Park, 9:30 PM 

 


Monroe County:

πŸŽ† 7/4, Tannersville, Camelbeach, 9:30 PM RAIN DATE: 7/5, 9:30 PM

πŸŽ† 7/5, Shawnee Mountain, 401 Hollow Road, Stroudsburg, 8:30 PM

πŸŽ† 7/5, Skytop, Skytop Lodge, 9:00 PM 


Pike County:

πŸŽ† 7/4, Lake Wallenpaupack, Wallenpaupack High School, 9:15 PM RAIN DATE: 7/5, 9:15 PM

πŸŽ† 7/6, Lehman Township, Pocono Park , 9:45 PM 

 


Wayne County:

πŸŽ† 7/6, Lake Ariel, Lake Ariel Vol. Fire Company, 9:00 PM RAIN DATE: 7/12, 9:00 PM



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Hikes and Waterfalls
Hikes and Waterfalls

Hikes and Waterfalls from Sam


Get Outdoors in the Poconos!

 

Hikes and Waterfalls!

  

Here is a few great guides for some amazing waterfalls and hiking trails in our area.

Just go to the link and download the trails.

Then Charge up the batteries, format those memory cards and get taking pictures!

 

Have a great Hike!

 

Pocono Waterfalls Pocono Hikes Vol 1 Pocono Hikes vol 2

Pocono Waterfalls Pocono Hikes Vol 1 Pocono Hikes vol 2


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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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