Mid-Michigan Photography Club November 2021 Updates

December Meeting

The annual MMPC Holiday Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Main dishes including vegetables and salad will be provided. You may bring a desert to pass if you choose. Please respond no later than Saturday November 26, 2021 to the event on Facebook or to mmpclansing@gmail.com so that we can get a count of members planning to participate. A slideshow of MMPC members’ photos from the 2021 MMPC Photo Challenge will be running during the meeting. Big Cookie theme will be “Food.” We will meet at First Presbyterian Church, 510 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI. Please join us.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club is planning to hold meetings at First Presbyterian Church, 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833. Meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021 – MMPC Holiday Dinner
  • Wednesday, January 5, 2022 – Annual Photo Clinic
  • Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The web site calendar at http://mmphotoclub.net/calendar/ has been updated to show dates through June 2022.

MMPC Gathering at Silver Bells

MMPC members will gather to photograph the Silver Bells Electric Light Parade on Friday November 19, 2021. We will meet at the corner of Michigan and Grand in downtown Lansing at 5:30 p.m. The photographic challenge is to capture the lighting on vehicles and on members of the marching bands.

MMPC Field Trip to North Pole Express

MMPC will sponsor a field trip to photograph the North Pole Express on Saturday, December 4, 2021. We will meet at the Burger King near the Perry exit on I-69 at 8:30 a.m. An event has been posted on the Facebook page.

Big Cookie

The theme for the December Big Cookie competition will be “Food.” All members are encouraged to bring a printed image for the Big Cookie competition at the December meeting.

Gallery Show Planning

The annual MMPC Gallery Show will be held again at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue. The dates will be March 9, 2022 – May 24, 2019. All MMPC members are encouraged to enter. The pricing to enter will be $10 for up to two images. All prints must be matted, framed, and ready to hang (with wire on the back of the frame). The maximum outside dimensions of the mat are 28 X 32 inches. Minimum outside dimensions of the mat are 8 X 10 inches. Members may offer their prints for sale, or they may choose to have it on display only. The following are the dates for the 2022 Gallery Show, to be held at Riverview Church, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI

Setup – Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Take-Down – Tuesday, May 24, 2022 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The fee for participation in the gallery show must be paid at the MMPC meeting on March 3, 2022. There will be two forms that must be submitted to participate. There is the Riverview Church Artists’ Agreement, and the Application for MMPC’s Riverview Gallery Show.

MMPC Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The November theme is Outdoor Walls. It is great to see the submissions on the Facebook page. A gallery of the photos from prior months is on the MMPC web site at http://mmphotoclub.net/monthly-challenge/. If you do not use the Facebook group, send your entry by email to mmpclansing@gmail.com so that we can post it to the Facebook page. Discussion of the photos, beyond simply liking the picture, is encouraged. The current and upcoming monthly themes for the photo challenge are:

  • November 2021 – Outdoor Walls
  • December 2021 – Holiday

The MMPC Board will meet in the Library at First Presbyterian Church, 510 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 to discuss themes for the monthly photo challenge for the 2022 year. All are welcome to join this discussion. Enter off of Chestnut street.