Colby McLemore Speaks At Chattanooga Photographic Society March 20

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Colby McLemore will speak at the Photographic Society of Chattanooga on Thursday, March 20.  He has received the Knoxville News Sentinel's Reader's Choice Best Knoxville Photography Award and Cityview magazine's Best of the Best Knoxville photography awards in all three divisions—commercial, portrait, and wedding photography.  

Mr. McLemore has been recognized by his peers at the state, regional, and international levels, earning numerous awards.  He will be doing a presentation on night photography.  The presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

For beginners or anyone looking to improve their photography, join Boot Camp at 6 p.m. to discuss “Camera Modes—‘P’ doesn’t mean Professional.”  They will be discussing P or Program, Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual.   

The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at the St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Dr. For more information call 344-5643 or e-mail Mike Tomshack at president@chattanoogaphoto.org.  

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga has opened its 5th Annual Scenic City International Photo Exhibition for submissions.  SCIPE is recognized by the Photographic Society of America’s Projected Image Division.  The exhibition has two categories for entries:  Color Open and Landscape.  Up to four images can be entered for each section for a total of eight images.  The entry fee is $12 for one or both sections.  Only digital images are accepted, and can be entered at chattanoogaphoto.org/scipe/.  Submission closing date is May 9.  Judging will be May 17 and notification will be May 31.

For more information call 344-5643 or e-mail scipe@chattanoogaphoto.org.  

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga members currently have their works displayed at the Gallery at Blackwell.  Prints are on display for viewing and purchasing.  The Gallery is at Blackwell Automotive at 71 Eastgate Loop.  The hours of operations for the Gallery are Mondays-Fridays from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.  The current showing will end on April 24.

For more information call 344-5643 or e-mail info@chattanoogaphoto.org.    

For more information about the Photographic Society of Chattanooga, visit http://chattanoogaphoto.org.   




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