Mid-Michigan Photography Club March 2024 Updates

April MMPC Meeting – April 3, 2024

To provide all MMPC members the opportunity to see the images in the 2023 MMPC Gallery Show, we will hold the April MMPC meeting as a reception for the Gallery Show.  The April MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday April 3, 2024, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Riverview Church – Holt Venue, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI. The meeting and reception will provide MMPC members the opportunity to view the photographs on display in the Gallery Show and to interact with photographers whose work is shown. Please invite family members and others who may be interested in your images and or the images shown by the club members. Guests are encouraged to attend the event. Participants will gather at Gravity Smokehouse after the reception and meeting.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday April 3, 2024 – MMPC Meeting and Gallery Show Reception Riverview Church – Holt Venue, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI
  • Wednesday May 1, 2024 – First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833
  • Wednesday June 5, 2024 – Meridian Historical Village 5151 Marsh Rd, Okemos, MI 48864

Gallery Show Planning

The annual MMPC Gallery Show will be held again at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue. The dates will be March 13, 2024 – April 23, 2024. All MMPC members are encouraged to display their images. The following are the dates for the 2024 Gallery Show, to be held at Riverview Church, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI

Take-Down – Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The club’s April 2024 meeting will be a Gallery Show Reception at Riverview Church – Holt Venue.

Meijer Garden Butterflies Field Trip

MMPC will host a field trip to Butterflies are Blooming at Meijer Gardens on Saturday April 6, 2024. We will meet at 8:00 a.m. to carpool from the Boot Barn/Michaels lot on Marketplace South of Saginaw near the Saginaw Exit on I-96.

MMPC Field Trip to Kate Palmer Sanctuary – Trilliums

MMPC will sponsor a field trip to photograph the trillium wildflowers at the Kate Palmer Sanctuary near Jackson on Saturday, May 11, 2023. We will meet at the Park and Ride Lot at the Holt Road exit off of US 127 at 8:30 a.m. An event has been posted on the Facebook page.

Big Cookie

Congratulations Darryl Smith who is the winner of the February Big Cookie (In the Style of a Master Photographer) for People’s Choice and for Judges’ Choice. The judges were Rich Wyllis, John Stine, and Greg Edwards. The theme for next big cookie is “Animals.” Members are encouraged to bring a digital image for the Big Cookie competition at the May 2024 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.


MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The March theme is Water. 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:

  • March 2024 – Water
  • April 2024 – Butterflies

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


Event Start Date End Date Link
Lansing Photo Meetup 4/17/2024 4/17/2024 ttps://www.meetup.com/lansingphoto/

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.