Mid-Michigan Photography Club January 2022 Updates

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, February 2, 2022 – guest speaker photographer David Smith
  • Wednesday March 2, 2022 – Big Cookie Quarterly Event

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

Gallery Show Planning

Back in 2019, Rich Wyllis provided consultation with MMPC members regarding the MMPC Gallery Show. Many expressed that this was valuable help. Rich has again agreed to meet with members to help them to select, prepare, and order prints for the 2022 Gallery Show. Rich will meet with interested members at the same time as the MMPC Board Meeting on Tuesday, January18, 2019, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Interested MMPC members can meet with Rich at First Presbyterian Church, 510 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI, gathering at the Chestnut Street entrance, near the church office. Parking is located in the lot immediately off of Chestnut Street, behind the church offices.

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.

Annual MMPC Photo Clinic

Thanks to all that helped make the January 2022 MMPC Photo Clinic a success. John Stine, Paul Bielawski, and Rich Wyllis provided great presentations. Welcome to our new members.

Big Cookie

Congratulations to the winner of the December “Food” Big Cookie:  Glenn Dunn for people’s choice and for judges’ choice. The theme for March 2022 Big Cookie is MUSIC.” On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 the MMPC Board will begin discussions of the Big Cookie and ideas to make the event more accessible for all members. Please let us know of your ideas. You are welcome to join the Board’s discussion.

MMPC Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The January theme is Doorways and/or Archways. 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:

  • January 2022 – Doorways and/or Archways
  • February 2022 – Textile