President Gary Collins was unable to attend, therefore David Clark presided over the meeting.
Those in attendance discussed the current meeting day (third Wednesday of the month) and what days of the week would work best to have the most attendance. Junior Johnson discussed that he had seen the schedule for the groups utilizing the Natchitoches Arts Center and noticed how few days there were to choose from. According to Junior, the 4th Tuesday is available.
How I shot It
David Clark shared information about his images, including the gear and settings used for his bird photos and how they differ from other subjects.
June's Photo Challenge: Natchitoches Landmarks
There were several photos presented to the group taken by Jo Nell Burr, La Jean Sigler, Hollis Walker, David Young, David Clark, and Billy Ogle.
July's Photo Challenge: Famous
Take a photo of a famous landmark, person, or something that evokes the feeling of famous.
Meet the Author
Depot Art Gallery has invited Cane River Photographic Society to be guest artists for the month of July. If you'd like to participate, you can submit a gallery-ready print. Contact the Depot Art Gallery or La Jean Sigler for more information.
Gary Collins suggested pricing your prints at 500% of cost of materials.
Baton Rouge's annual Art Melt is accepting online submissions for the juried art show until June 1st. The exhibit opens July 25 and is free and open to the public. Find out more about the festival on ArtMelt.org
Louis Price suggested members visit the Barksdale Air Force Museum to photograph their collection. Check out http://barksdaleglobalpowermuseum.com/ for information on the museum.
Several of our members are going out to Carmel's Rock Chapel on Memorial day. The plan is to meet up at Burger King at the Interstate at 12 PM to leave at 12:15.
Natchitoches' annual Car Show is October 2-3rd. This year's theme is Return of the 50s. For more information on the car show, go to www.natchitochescarshow.com