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NOTICES

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE-Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, our future meetings may be held via videoconference ONLY. Do not come to the usual meeting room!!! Instructions will be sent to members for videoconferencing connection.

 

 

Videos are available of our Feb 2020 image judging, both the main judging at the Feb 20 meeting and the overflow (monochrome) judging the next day.

 

Log into your members portal and select "open judgings viewer"

 

2019 End of Year Awards were given at the Feb 8 Gala Banquet. See all the awards and winning images:

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Next Date/Time Topic

April CRITSIG

Meeting

Wed, Apr 8, 9:00 AM

Location: DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THIS MEETING IS AVAILABLE ONLY VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE-DO NOT COME TO THE MEETING LOCATION!

April Competition Meeting Thurs, Apr 16, 6:00 PM

Judge: Lillian Roberts

Location: DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THIS MEETING IS AVAILABLE ONLY VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE-DO NOT COME TO THE MEETING LOCATION!

May Speaker

Meeting

Thurs, May 21, 6:00 PM

Speaker: Carl Morrison

Subject: "America by Amtrak"

Location: DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THIS MEETING IS AVAILABLE ONLY VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE-DO NOT COME TO THE MEETING LOCATION!

June CRITSIG

Wed, June 10 9:00 AM

Location: TBD

June

Competition Meeting

Thurs, June 18 6:00 PM

Judge: TBD

Location: TBD

OUR REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING, beginning December 2019, will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month (except during our summer break in July and August) at 6:00 PM at the Best Western Palm Desert. Please note that the CRITSIG meetings are still held at the Portola Community Center. Please check this website often as meeting sites may change. 

 

NEXT CLUB COMPETITION: Thursday, April 16th. Competition will open for entries from April 1st through Sunday midnight, April 12th. CRITSIG image uploading will open April 1st and close April 6th at midnight. The CRITSIG meeting will be held Wednesday, April 8th.

CRITSIG (Critiquing Special Interest Group) is a group session where members submit images for others in the group to suggest improvements.  CRITSIG meets at the Portola Community Center in competition months from 9:00 AM until Noon on the Wednesday before the competition judging. 

NEW IMAGE SIZE REQUIREMENTS FOR CLUB COMPETITIONS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2018.

Images must be not more that 1400 pixels in width and 1280 pixels in height. Click here for S4C article on how to downsize images to meet new requirement!

 

 

2019 EOY AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT BANQUET: Click here to download PDF of last year's presentation!

 

COACHELLA INTERNATIONAL 2019 EXHIBITION CATALOGS have been posted!  Also view catalogs from previous Coachella exhibitions.

 

S4C INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2019 CATALOGS have been posted!  Also view catalogs from previous S4C exhibitions.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Change in definition of Nature now no longer permits flower images, hybrid or not, except in specific circumstances. Click here!
 

NEXT S4C COMPETITION will be in April 2020. Open for entries now and closing date for entries is Saturday, April 4th. Click here for details of S4C and S4C competitions.

 

CHECK THE MEETINGS PAGE FOR DETAILS OF UPCOMING MEETINGS.

 

CHECK THE EVENTS PAGE FOR UPCOMING CLUB OUTINGS AND PHOTO SHOOTS.

 

NEWS

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