Mid-Michigan Photography Club August 2023 Updates

September 2023 MMPC Meeting – MSU Horticulture Gardens

The September MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday September 6, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Michigan State University Horticulture Gardens. We will walk on both paved and unpaved trails. Meet near the entrance, by the Children’s Garden.

MMPC Club Logo

The MMPC Board recently discussed the current logo and is open to ideas for an update. If you have any ideas regarding the logo, please contact an MMPC Board member or send your idea to mmpclansing@gmail.com.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday September 6, 2023 – Michigan State University Horticulture Gardens
  • Wednesday October 4, 2023 – First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833
  • Wednesday November 1, 2023 – First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833

Note that the October meeting will include a brief business meeting and the Big Cookie image competition. The Mid-Michigan Photography Club collects dues annually, for the year beginning in September. Please bring your payment with you to the October meeting.

MMPC Logo Clothing

MMPC clothing items are available to order. You can specify a hoodie as a pullover or zip-up or you can order a t-shirt. You can bring your order form to an MMPC meeting or you can send your order form to the address on the form. Delivery will be at a future MMPC meeting.

Big Cookie

Congratulations to the winners of the May Big Cookie (Boats): Glenn Dunn for people’s choice and Darryl Smith for judges’ choice. The judges were John Stine and Paul Bielawski. The theme for next big cookie is “PURPLE.” Members are encouraged to bring a digital image for the Big Cookie competition at the October 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The August theme is Flowers. It is great to see the submissions on the Facebook page. 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:

  • August 2023 – Flowers
  • September 2023 – Bokeh

The following list contains events that may be of interest to photographers:

EventStart DateEnd DateLink
Hearse Fest (Fowlerville)9/16/2023 https://hearsefest.com/

Please send a note to mmpclansing@gmail.com to let us know of an event webinar or meeting that should be added to this list.