This month's meeting will be on
April 19th at 7 PM. It will be in the Deramus
Education Pavilion. (Directions below.)
from Sarah: "Photo Club members should park at the East end of the Hippo
parking lot. Take the path marked by a short yellow sign that says,
"Friends of the Zoo Office," and when you get inside the doors the
room will be on your right. I will have signs posted at Deramus as well as at
This month's Tech Talk will be led by Marie Bohndorf. She will talk
about how to price your pictures for sale.
program will be a show and tell. Sarah O'Bryan will try to bring a projector
that can be hooked up to a computer. You can put your pictures on a CD for this
your prints and/or slides that you would like to share.
If you have
equipment that you would like others to see or hear about, bring that as well.
Bring your money and/or your unwanted equipment for the "Buy-
Sell-Trade" session. We will try to have this at every meeting.
your images for the Web site to Jim Rendina. Images submitted should be 640 X
480 in size. From there Jim can resize them to fit on the web page. New images
are needed on a regular basis.
also needs prints, 5 X 7 or 7 X 9 for the KIOSK in the IMAX Theater Lobby. He
needs horizontal images as well as vertical ones.
photos are always needed for the PHOTO WALL at Deja Zoo. Bring your images to
Peggy Lawrey. They can be just matted or completely framed.
KC Digital Camera Club meeting will be on Tuesday, April 27th at 7 PM at the
Wyandotte County is planning a big celebration to coincide with the
200th anniversary of the passage of the Corps of Discovery, led by Lewis and
Forty-five men of the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles,
including re-enactors portraying Lewis and Clark, will arrive by keelboat and
pirogues at Kaw Point, at the confluence of the Missouri River and the Kansas (Kaw)
River on June 25th.
As the expedition appears, from downriver a cannon will fire a
signal shot from the camp at Kaw Point and their nose cannon will answer. The
group will camp at the site, meet the public, and provide re-enactments of the
events that occurred on that date here in 1804.
The National Park Service sponsored Corps of Discovery II traveling
exhibition will also be stationed there from June 25th through July 3rd.
Marie received information from the Committee for the Lewis and
Clark celebration at Lewis and Clark Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Tables and
booths can be rented for the Lewis and Clark Celebration. Booths are 10'x10' and
it is $250 for all 10 days - June 25 through July 4. If one was doing just the
weekends it is $400 per weekend or $800 for both weekends. If one is doing just
the weekdays, it is $350.
Here is a website for the Lewis and Clark Celebration this summer:
is the website of The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Mo.,
Inc. Also, you can type in Lewis and Clark and get several other websites. One
is the National site.
There is a new web site being set up for the Great Plains Nature
There is not much on it yet but there will be.
Oak Woods is sponsoring their second annual nature photography contest. Photos
entered in the competition must have been taken at Burr Oak Woods. For further
information, pick up an information, rules and regulation sheet at the nature
center in Blue Springs. Winners will be announced at a special reception for the
photographers on Sunday, May 16th at 1:00 p.m.
hours of the day, it shows the crane habitat in Nebraska with a live camera. The
camera is not set up in a stationary spot. Rather, it moves along the river and
covers quite a bit of ground.
Here is a list
of the Wildflowers that bloom in April. ( From the Missouri Dept of Conservation
Wild Sweet William
Birds Foot Violet
Virginia Blue Bell
Shining Blue Star
If you have any news you would like to share with your fellow photo
club members, send it to the newsletter editor by the second Monday of the