Photographic Society Of Chattanooga Has Open House Oct. 19

  • Sunday, September 17, 2023

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga will hold its annual Open House with special guests Tom and Pat Cory, Karen Fox, Kevin Kibble, Lin Blackwell-Prabish, Steve Thomas and Randy Ware on Thursday, Oct. 19. 

Tom and Pat Cory are semi-retired nature and travel photographers with more than 35 years of experience leading photography tours. Karen Fox is an award-winning artist and serves as the President of TNPPA. Kevin Kibble is a professional portrait and commercial photographer. Lin
Blackwell-Prabish is a professional photographer and artist, and the president of the Photographic Society of Chattanooga. Steve Thomas is the owner of SGT Photography, specializing in portraiture and commercial photography. Randy Ware is a retired teacher with over 10 years of experience in teaching photography.

Guests may bring a camera, manual and tripod for a night of hands-on learning with professional photographers assisting in various set-ups, including portrait, still life, close-up and landscape. The professionals will walk guests through how to capture the image wanted, and answer any questions.

The evening will be held from 6-8 p.m. Refreshments to be served, gift bags for attendees and drawings will be held for door prizes.  Berrie Smith will be on site to clean camera sensors and perform lens calibrations for a fee. The club will be holding a fundraising activity with a shoe drive. A member’s gallery will be on display.

The presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Dr. For more information call 344-5643 or e-mail Lin Prabish at  For more information about the Photographic Society of Chattanooga, visit

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