TCC Sponsored Events:

June 1-24-The Tidewater Camera Club’s Print Photo of the Year and General Exhibit will be displayed at Dorchester Center for the Arts with the reception scheduled for Second Saturday, June 9, from 5pm-8pm. 321 High Street, Cambridge, MD.  www.dorchesterarts.org

June 28- Zoo Director, Ralph Piland, has invited the club to photograph at The Salisbury Zoological Park before the gates are opened to the public. A Keeper will give us a tour of the zoo, including behind the scenes access, and will attempt to create photo ops by stimulating animal enrichment activities (e.g., placing food in a puzzle feeder or hiding food so the animals display foraging behavior).  We will begin the tour at 8:30am.  RSVP by June 25th to outings@tidewatercameraclub.org. Thank you Erika Forsythe for organizing this!

 FYI- Around the Town: Meetups & Events

May 30-The Annapolis Photography Workshop Group has organized a photography outing at the Smithsonian National Zoo from 10am-1pm. Free.  More information can be found at https://www.meetup.com/annapolisphoto/events/250970457/.

June 3-The Friendtography Maryland Group has organized a photography outing at the East Broad Top Railroad Museum from 10am-1pm. $15. More information can be found at https://www.meetup.com/friendtographymaryland/events/249387985/.

June 7-Service Photo is sponsoring an event, Great Photography with Nikon Ambassadors from 7pm-9pm in Baltimore at Notre Dame University of Maryland, Knott Hall Auditorium. Kristi Odom and Mike Corrado are scheduled to speak at this event. Tickets are $50.  Promotions on all brands of products will be available to attendees and Service Photo will be having a sale on June 8thand 9th.  More information can be found at http://servicephoto.com/files/nikon-ambassadors-05-09-18.pdf and/or www.servicephoto.com.

June 7-10-Focus on the Story, International Photo Festival, will be held in DC to celebrate the art of photography and the stories behind the images. For four days, Focus on the Story will convene some of the top names in photography for a series of outstanding keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, exhibits, portfolio reviews, photowalks and community events. The hub of activities for the inaugural Festival will be at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. Advanced full registration price is $239 ($299 at the door).  Single day passes are also available- $55 for a full day pass on Friday, and $95 for a full day pass on either Saturday or Sunday. More information can be found at https://focusonthestory.com.

June 12-The Goethe-Institut Washington will be hosting a panel discussion on the topic, “1968: Photojournalism Then & Now” to open the exhibit 1968: A Time of Uproar in Europe and the US. Belinda Davis, Professor of History at Rutgers University in New Jersey, will give a historic overview of the development of photojournalism while Jon Elswick, photographer at the Associated Press, will deal with the specific question of the use of photography in documenting the protests of the 1968 movements.  Free, registration required. More information can be found at www.goethe.de/washington.

August 11-The Friendtography Maryland Group has organized a “Night Shoot on Hoopers Island” starting at 9pm. Attendance is limited to 15; $99. More information can be found at https://www.meetup.com/Maryland-Nightscapers/.