July/August 2023 - Best Shots

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October Meeting at Murray Center

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Our next meeting is on October 4th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, at Murray Center in Mission Viejo.

Our speaker in October is Laura Hoffman.  Laura is an Associate Faculty member at Saddleback College, where she teaches photography and art appreciation for the Emeritus program. Her presentation will be about Landscapes -- the good, the bad, and the ugly. She will also be talking about visual balance in photography, using landscapes.  You can read more about Laura's background and current interests here

Monthly meetings are open to everyone who is interested in photography, from novice to expert.  We hope to see you there. 

Upcoming Outings and Workshops

Southwestern Utah

We will explore and photograph the beautiful vistas and landscapes of southwestern Utah on October 19 - 23, 2023. More Information

Death Valley

On March 6-10, 2024, we are planning an outing to Death Valley. Check out the video of the last visit! More Information

On-Your-Own Outings

September 29 - October 1.  The annual Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach will be held for three days. From their site: 

The world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Canadian Forces Snowbirds, and, for the first time in Huntington Beach history, the F-22 Raptor Demonstration team, along with dozens of other military and civilian aviators from around the world, will headline the show's seventh year.

Saturday, October 21, 9 am - 4 pm: Antique Engine and Tractor Show. The event is open four days: October 21, 22, 28, and 29. Check their website for more information: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

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September Challenge - People Working

In honor of Labor Day, this month's challenge topic is "People Working." Work can be anything from a hobby to chores to jobs.

Take your photo between September 4, 2023, and October 1, 2023. Submit it by 11:59 pm on October 1. See the September newsletter for the upload links. 

Guidelines: Before posting in a challenge, read the guidelines for photo size and watermarks. 

September 2023 Best Shots

For Best Shots, post your favorite image of the month. No contest, no rewards, just the fun of posting your best shot and seeing other's best shots.

The photos must be taken on or after September 4, 2023, and submitted not later than October 1, 2023, 11:59 pm. Upload links are in the September newsletter.

The photos will be displayed on the SCPC homepage during the month of October.

Fun in the Sun Challenge Winners

First Place -- Pam Atkins

First Place -- Pam Atkins

July/August "Fun in the Sun" Challenge

Our Sponsors

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