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Welcome

Welcome to Charlotte Camera Club! We are a growing, active club of photographers spanning all ages and skill levels. We offer a fun mix of opportunities and ways to participate.

Our meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month except the months of November and December (no second meeting those months).  Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and conclude by 9:00 p.m. We currently meet virtually. Members and guests are invited to arrive a little early to socialize before the meeting begins.

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We hope that you will browse our website and visit a meeting soon.



Next Meetings: Thursday, Aug 11, 7:00 PM Virtual                             

Where:  Login from your home.

Speaker: Peter Turnley

Subject: Moments of the Human Condition

Peter Turnley, a renown photographer and photojournalist who has traveled over the past 50 years to more than 90 countries, will give a visual tour of his life in photography, “Moments of the Human Condition”.  

This presentation will include images from his witnessing most of the major world geo-political news stories of the past 4 decades, along with his long term documentation of life in his adopted city of Paris, and a more than 30 year documentation of the spirit of the people of Cuba.

Bio: Peter Turnley is renowned for his photography of the realities of the human condition. His photographs have been featured on the cover of Newsweek forty-three times and are published frequently in many of the world’s most prestigious publications. He has worked in over ninety countries and has witnessed most major stories of international geopolitical and historic significance in the last forty years.  

A graduate of the University of Michigan, the Sorbonne of Paris, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris, and Harvard, where he completed a Nieman Fellowship in 2000-2001. Turnley has received honorary doctorate degrees from the New School of Social Research in New York, Ohio Wesleyan University and St. Francis College of Indiana.

Among the many international awards Turnley has won is the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad. He was a nominee this year for the Visa D’Or Award for News from the prestigious internatonal photojourmalism festival, “Visa Pour L’Image” in France.

Turnley has both American and French nationality, and has published seven books: Beijing Spring, Moments of Revolution, In Times of War and Peace, Parisians, McClellan Street, French Kiss: A Love Letter to Paris, and Cuba: A Grace of Spirit. His new acclaimed book, A New York-Paris Visual Diary: The Human Face of Covid-19, can be purchased only on his website:www.peterturnley.com

Meeting Infomation

Thu, Aug 11, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://meet.goto.com/358502797

You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)

United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
- One-touch: tel:+18722403212,,358502797#

Access Code: 358-502-797

Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://meet.goto.com/install

Outing Planned

Charlotte Camera Club has scheduled an outing at The Whitewater Center for Saturday, August 20th.   We will meet at Guest Services at 8:00 am.  The parking fee is $6.00.  If you want to participate in any activities, that is a separate fee.  https://center.whitewater.org/

 We’re challenging you to get an action shot using whatever technique you choose.  The River’s Edge Restaurant will be our meeting place for an 11:30 lunch.  Hope to see you then.

 Please RSVP to Joan Showers at jnshowers@gmail.com or Barbara Gore at bgorephoto@gmail.com


52 Week Photography Challenge

This challenge will encourage participants to take and process an image each


week for inclusion in the 52 Week Challenge Gallery on the Charlotte Camera
Club Website.

Rules of the Challenge
1. Use the attached list of Weekly Themes.
2. Images must be taken during the week of the challenge.
3. The weekly challenge runs from Monday to Sunday, and an image must be
submitted to the website by midnight on the Tuesday following the close of

the week. Images submitted after Tuesday will not be posted.
4. Resize images to no more than 1400 pixels on the long side by no more
than 1050 pixels on the short side.
5. The file name format:
<Week Number>-<Submitter’s Name>-<Image Title>.jpg
6. The image must be uploaded to the following link: NOTE: This is a new link.
7.https://charlottecameraclub.smugmug.com/upload/cPqS9R/52WeekChallengeUpload

8. Only one image per week per submitter is allowed.
9. An image does not need to be submitted every week. Some weeks can be skipped, but do as many as you can.
10. There are no prizes beyond bragging rights.
11. Here is a link to the challenge document: 
52 Week Challenge
12. View your Upload

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Header Image: Linda Harris; Body Images: Linda Springer, John Goodwin, Gary Emord