Mid-Michigan Photography Club September 2023 Updates

October 2023 MMPC Meeting

An in-person meeting of the Mid-Michigan Photography Club is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday October 4, 2023. This will be the annual meeting of the club, including a brief business meeting. We will hold a Big Cookie competition and we have a Pic and Share presentation.

MMPC Board Election

The MMPC Board meets regularly. The Board meeting schedule is posted on the calendar at http://mmphotoclub.netcalendar. Board elections are scheduled for November 2023. We welcome any MMPC members who are interested in serving on the Board. An election will be held meeting for the positions of Treasurer, and MMPC Board Member at-large. James Leary has agreed to be nominated as member at-large. Please contact any MMPC Board member if you are interested in being nominated or if you wish to make an additional nomination. We need someone to fill the position of Treasurer. All MMPC members are welcome at all MMPC Board meetings. Send an email to mmpclansing@gmail.com with a nomination or suggestion.

MMPC Annual Dues

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club collects dues annually, for the year beginning in September. The cost of being a club member will be $25 for the 2023-24 year so please bring that with you to the October meeting. If you need to pay MMPC dues, and can’t make the meeting, send payments to:  Mid-Michigan Photography Club, PO Box 10045, Lansing, MI 48901.

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 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

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 September theme is Bokeh. 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:

  • September 2023 – Bokeh
  • October 2023 – Scary

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

EventStart DateEnd DateLink
Lansing Photo Meetup10/18/202310/18/2023https://www.meetup.com/lansingphoto/
Webinar – Virtual Power of Contrast – SWMCCC10/25/202310/25/2023https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gbpvOQV-S0ijKtYn1BX0mA  
Lansing Photo Meetup11/15/202311/15/2023https://www.meetup.com/lansingphoto/  
Lansing Photo Meetup12/20/202312/20/2023https://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.

September 2023 MMPC Meeting – MSU Horticulture Gardens Rescheduled to Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Based on the rain today and the weather prediction for this afternoon, we have decided to reschedule the September MMPC meeting to Wednesday September 13, 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.

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.

Mid-Michigan Photography Club July 2023 Updates

August 2023 MMPC Meeting – Fenner Nature Center

The August MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday August 2, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910. We will walk on both paved and unpaved trails. Meet on the steps to the Nature Center building.

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 August 2, 2023 – Fenner Nature Center 2020 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
  • Wednesday September 6, 2023 – First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833

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 September 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

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

  • July 2023 – Water Movement
  • August 2023 – Flowers

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

EventStart DateEnd DateLink
Steam and Thressher Show7/28/20237/30/2023http://www.michigansteamengineandthreshersclub.com/show-information.html
Zoo Nights #4 (Potter Park Zoo)8/17/2023 https://potterparkzoo.org/event/zoo-nights-4-21/
Mason Aviation Day8/19/20238/19/2023https://chapters.eaa.org/eaa55
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.

Mid-Michigan Photography Club June 2023 Updates

August 2023 MMPC Meeting – Fenner Nature Center

The August MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday August 2, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910. We will walk on both paved and unpaved trails. Meet on the steps to the Nature Center building. MMPC does not meet in July.

MMPC Web Site

The MMPC web site is up at http://mmphotoclub.net. Please update your links.

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.

Delta Township Fireworks

Past President Paul Bielawski will lead a field trip for the Delta Township Fireworks on Monday July 3, 2023. Meet at the Delta Walking Trail near 1115 Maycroft. We will meet at 9:00 p.m. The fireworks will start after 10:00 p.m. This is north of Saginaw Highway, two blocks west of the light at Robbins. There is parking on Maycroft and we will be a block east of the fireworks at Sharp Park. We will walk to Sharp Park for the fireworks. Paul will discuss four techniques for images of fireworks.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday August 2, 2023 – Fenner Nature Center 2020 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
  • Wednesday September 6, 2023 – First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833

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 September 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The May theme is Red or Pink. 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:

  • June 2023 – Aperture at f / 16
  • July 2023 – Water Movement

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

EventStart DateEnd DateLink
Michigan Challenge Balloon Fest (Howell)6/23/20236/25/2023https://howell.org/balloonfest/
Field of Flight Air Show (Battlecreek)6/29/20237/4/2023https://fieldofflight.com/
Delta Township Fireworks7/3/20237/3/2023 
ionia Free Fair7/13/20237/23/2023https://ioniafreefair.com/
Zoo Nights #3 (Potter Park Zoo)7/20/2023 https://potterparkzoo.org/event/zoo-nights-3-21/
Steam and Thressher Show7/28/20237/30/2023http://www.michigansteamengineandthreshersclub.com/show-information.html
Zoo Nights #4 (Potter Park Zoo)8/17/2023 https://potterparkzoo.org/event/zoo-nights-4-21/
Mason Aviation Day8/19/20238/19/2023https://chapters.eaa.org/eaa55
Hearse Fest (Fowlerville)9/16/2023 https://hearsefest.com/

About this list

These announcements are sent to all current members of the Mid-Michigan Photography Club and to others that have expressed interest. Please email mmpclansing@gmail.com or reply to this message to be removed from this list.

Mid-Michigan Photography Club May 2023 Updates

June 2023 MMPC Meeting – Scavenger Hunt

The June MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday June 7, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. This will be a Scavenger Hunt. Meet at Rotary Park on the River Trail. There is parking under the Lansing Center. Note that the cost for parking in this lot is $2 per hour.

MMPC Web Site

The MMPC web site is up at http://mmphotoclub.net. Please update your links.

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.

Delta Township Fireworks

Past President Paul Bielawski will lead a field trip for the Delta Township Fireworks on Monday July 3, 2023. Meet at the Delta Walking Trail near 1115 Maycroft. We will meet at 9:00 p.m. The fireworks will start after 10:00 p.m. This is north of Saginaw Highway, two blocks west of the light at Robbins. There is parking on Maycroft and we will be a block east of the fireworks at Sharp Park. We will walk to Sharp Park for the fireworks. Paul will discuss four techniques for images of fireworks.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday June 7, 2023 – Scavenger Hunt – Meet at Rotary Park, Lansing
  • Wednesday August 2, 2023 – Fenner Nature Center

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 September 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The May theme is Red or Pink. 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:

  • May 2023 – Red/Pink
  • June 2023 – Aperture at f / 16

About this list

These announcements are sent to all current members of the Mid-Michigan Photography Club and to others that have expressed interest. Please email mmpclansing@gmail.com or reply to this message to be removed from this list.

Mid-Michigan Photography Club May 2023 Updates

June 2023 MMPC Meeting

The June MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday June 7, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. This will be a Scavenger Hunt. Meet at Rotary Park on the River Trail. There is parking under the Lansing Center.

MMPC Web Site

The MMPC web site is up at http://mmphotoclub.net. Please update your links.

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.

Gallery Show

The annual MMPC Gallery Show is now at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, M. There are 25 images in the show. The dates for the show are March 7, 2023 – May 23, 2023. The Take-Down will be Tuesday, May 23, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday June 7, 2023 – Scavenger Hunt – Meet at Rotary Park
  • Wednesday August 2, 2023

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 September 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The May theme is Red or Pink. 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:

  • May 2023 – Red/Pink
  • June 2023 – Aperture at f / 16

Mid-Michigan Photography Club April 2023 Updates

May 2023 MMPC Meeting

The May MMPC meeting will be held on Wednesday May 3, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 49833. This will be a shooting event for Table Top Photography. Bring your camera, tripod, and interesting small things to photograph.

MMPC Web Site

The MMPC web site is up at http://mmphotoclub.net. Please update your links.

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.

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, April 29, 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.

Gallery Show

The annual MMPC Gallery Show is now at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, M. There are 25 images in the show. The dates for the show are March 7, 2023 – May 23, 2023. The Take-Down will be Tuesday, May 23, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Saturday April 29, 2023 Field Trip to Kate Palmer Sanctuary – Trilliums
  • Wednesday May 3, 2023 First Presbyterian Church – Table Top Photography
  • Wednesday June 7, 2023

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 February Big Cookie (Shadows): Sunny Nayak for people’s choice and Paul Bielawski for judges’ choice. The judges were John Stine and Robert Killips. The theme for next big cookie is “BOAT(S).” Members are encouraged to bring a digital image for the Big Cookie competition at the May 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The April theme is Butterflies. 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:

  • April 2023 – Butterflies
  • May 2023 – Red/Pink

Mid-Michigan Photography Club March 2023 Updates

April 2023 MMPC Meeting

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 5, 2023, 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.

MMPC Web Site

The MMPC web site is up at http://mmphotoclub.net. Please update your links.

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.

MMPC Gallery Show

The annual MMPC Gallery Show is now at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, M. There are 23 images in the show. The show runs through March May 23, 2019. A couple of reminders:

Setup – Tuesday, March 7, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Take-Down – Tuesday, May 23, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The club’s April 2023 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 1, 2023. 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.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Saturday April 1, 2023 Meijer Garden Field Trip
  • Wednesday April 5, 2023 – Riverview Church
  • Wednesday May 3, 2023 First Presbyterian Church – Table Top Photography
  • Wednesday

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 February Big Cookie (fungi): James Leary for people’s choice and Diane Sanderson for judges’ choice. The judges were John Stine and Robert Killips. The theme for next big cookie is “BOAT(S).” Members are encouraged to bring a digital image for the Big Cookie competition at the May 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The March theme is Eggs. 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 2323 – Eggs
  • April 2023 – Butterflies

Mid-Michigan Photography Club December 2022 Updates

Annual MMPC Photo Clinic – Wednesday January 4, 2023

MMPC traditionally holds an open house and clinic on January to attract new members. All MMPC members are invited to attend on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Please note the start time and encourage attendance by all that may be interested. Please help us to publicize this event by sharing information through social media and other means. To encourage you to bring a guest, we will hold a raffle open to MMPC members that bring a guest to award a free annual membership for 2023-24. The club will offer a free membership to a guest and in addition have a raffle for members with a $25 prize. Members will get one entry per guest that you bring and the club will draw the winner.

Save The Dates – Upcoming MMPC Meetings

The Mid-Michigan Photography Club planned meeting dates include:

  • Wednesday January 4, 2023 – Clinic
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The web site calendar at http://mmphotoclub.net/calendar/ has been updated to show dates through August 2023.

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. The order form is at: http://mmphotoclub.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/MMPC-clothing-order.pdf 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.

Gallery Show Planning

The annual MMPC Gallery Show will be held again at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue. The dates will be March 8, 2023 – May 24, 2023. All MMPC members are encouraged to display their images. The pricing 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 7, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Take-Down – Tuesday, May 23, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The club’s April 2023 meeting will be a Gallery Show Reception at Riverview Church – Holt Venue.

Big Cookie

Congratulations to the winners of the October Big Cookie (fungi): James Leary for people’s choice and Diane Sanderson for judges’ choice. The judges were Karrie Baker and Greg Baran. The theme for next big cookie is “SHADOWS.” Members are encouraged to bring a digital image for the Big Cookie competition at the February 2023 meeting.

MMPC Monthly Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The December theme is Holiday Trees. 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:

  • December 2022 – Holiday Trees
  • January 2023 – Beginnings