Welcome to the Batavia Photography Club
The photo club meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays from September through May.
Meetings are held at the Richmond Memorial Library, 5 Ross ST, Batavia New York 14020 at 6:30 P.M for camera questions or informal picture critiques. The meetings formal presentation starts at 7:00 P.M. (Unless otherwise noted).
Visitors are always welcome to attend a meeting . For more club info go to membership on the pull down menu or email our club president at firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 - 2019 Batavia Photography Club Calendar
Sept. 3rd - Labor Day No Meeting
Sept. 17th - First Digital McKellar Night - Images Judged by BPC Membership Committee
Oct. 1st -Presentation by Barb Kubiak "U.S. National Park Services"
Established in 1916 along with Yellowstone our "First National Park" images of flora, fauna, geology, and wild animals
Oct 4th - Oct 6th - Drop off Images to be displayed in the Go-Art Photo Exhibit 11 am-7 pm / Sat 11 am - 2 pm
Oct 13th - NFRCC Fall Seminar - Presenter: Roman Kurywczak at Michael's Banquet Center in Hamburg, NY
Oct 15th - Second Digital McKellar Night - Images Judged by BPC Membership Committee
Oct. 18th -Reception for the Go-Art Exhibit from 6 pm - 8 pm
Oct. 29th - Presentation by Patti Larson of Erie Photography Club, "Whirls, Swirls, and Bubbles"
Nov. 5th - Presentation by Joe Tecza, "A Photo Safari of Southern Africa"
Nov. 19th - Third Digital McKellar Night - Images Judged by BPC Membership Committee
Dec. 3rd -BPC Membership Travelogue Night - Presentation by Bill Moon of Utah, Sue Meier of Hawaii, and Christy Librock Hibsch of The West
Dec. 17th -First Print Critique Night - Prints to be judged by a judge
Jan. 7th - Fourth Digital McKellar Night - Images Judged by BPC Membership Committee
Jan. 21st - Second Print Critique Night - Prints to be judged by a judge
Feb. 4th -Photography Session at Sue Meier's Studio
Feb. 18th - Third Print Critique Night - Prints to be judged by a judge
Mar. 4th - Presentation by Karl Miller, "Black and White Conversion using Photoshop"
Mar. 18th -Competition "Print of the Year" - Digital and Print images that have been Submitted in a previous competition
Mar. 30th - Saturday Morning -Print Exhibit hanging at the Richmond Library Exhibit 10:00 AM
April 1st -BPC official voting of officers and roundtable discussion for next year.
April 15th -Reception of BPC annual photography exhibit in Richmond Library Gallery
April 26th - April 28 - NFRCC Can-Am Photo Expo - Buffalo Adams Mark
May 6th - End of Year Dinner - Robert Williams Banquet Dinner @ Dibbles
May 20th - BPC Officers Meeting to set program for next year
The Batavia Photography Club:
Was founded by a small group of local photography enthusiasts , to provide mutual support in developing knowledge and skills in their chosen hobby or profession. It is a member of the Niagara Frontier Regional Camera Club
Our Mission Statement
The Batavia Photography Club is a group of people that is uniquely focused on helping individuals develop the skills that they require to enjoy their hobby through practical meetings that focus on hands-on learning in a friendly and inclusive environment.
Through meetings on the first and third Monday of the month ,we provide facilities and skills for the members, as a group, to develop the skills that they require to enjoy their hobby.
• Provide a program of evenings and events that are driven by the needs and wishes of the members.
• Provide professional advice to members on the selection and use of digital equipment and software including cameras, photo printers and personal computer equipment.
• Provide high quality interactive skills workshops
• Provide practical workshops on taking photographs of a wide range of subjects and lighting situations.
• Hold occasional field trips to allow members to practice their capabilities and to get experience in new situations.
• Hold internal competitions that are judged and analyzed by the club members as a peer activity.
• Provide the occasional social activity for members and friends to enjoy one another’s company.