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Lightning strikes!

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Like a bolt from the blue, one of our Club’s members was asked if she would let Canadian Geographic magazine print one of her photos.  Vreni Beeler, who lives near Zurich, Ont., said, “I had put that picture onto the … Continue reading

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Pinery Walkabout

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September’s Port Franks Camera Club’s Walkabout was at the magnificent Pinery Provincial Park.  Larry Cornelis from Lambton Wildife was our guide and Glen Ogilivie was the photographer who helped us capture our visions.  Glen’s best nugget of advice:  “Photograph what … Continue reading

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Spoonbill snagged

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So, remember when Bob McCarthy from the Sarnia Photo Club visited us and did a wonderful presentation about the birds of Florida?  Do you recall that there was one bird he couldn’t get a decent shot of and he was … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting

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The Camera Club was on the prowl in Thedford.  Many thanks to Cottage Treasures and End of the Road Treasures for allowing us to wander around and photograph their antique wonders.  Everywhere you looked there were hundreds of pictures begging … Continue reading

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Tips for shooting snow

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The snow has arrived in Southern Ontario, whether or not we’re ready.  And every year, we face the challenge of making photos outdoors during the winter months.  Not only do our exposures go totally out of whack, but our fingers … Continue reading

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Bob and Bill

We saw the birds of Florida through Bob McCarthy’s eyes.  Sometimes we saw “photoshopped” birds staring at their mirror images.  Sometimes we saw birds “doing what comes naturally.”  But mostly we saw a man in love with pelicans, ibis and … Continue reading

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Positively Poinsettias

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It was a great couple of days at the Port Franks Community Centre.  The Club was part of the Poinsettia Tour, held annually in conjunction with the Lambton Fall Craft Show. We showed off a whole whack of lovely photos … Continue reading

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Freeman Patterson and Andre Gallant East Coast Workshops

Members and Friends, Here is information about the 2012 Freeman Patterson and André Gallant workshops that I just received: “The dates for the 2012 André Gallant/Freeman Patterson Photography Workshops in St. Martins, New Brunswick are as follows: June 24-30 July … Continue reading

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The Wildflower Lady of Port Franks

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  Lynn Dukelow has spent many a season crawling around on her knees in the damp edges of a pond, or bent over and being honked at by passing vehicles.  Her mission?  To capture with her camera as many of … Continue reading

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The glory that is September

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It just doesn’t get any better than it was last Sunday.  We traipsed around the old Ausable Channel at Southcott Pines.  The weather was perfect – sunshine glittering on the water, no wind and warm enough so that you only … Continue reading

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