SIGs, TCC Exhibit, Workshops, Photo Ops, Info Sharing

SIGs, TCC Exhibit, Workshops, Photo Ops, Info Sharing

Special Interest Group Meetings-

February 28- Wildlife/Nature from 7-8pm and Landscape from 8-9pm in the Wye Oak Room. Bring a print or digital image on flash drive for discussion.

TCC Print Exhibit at Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College

March 1- Deliver your registered prints to the lobby of TPAC between 10am-12pm. Ned Egan and Chris Jewett will be installing the exhibit (if you can arrive closer to 10am, that would be appreciated).  The exhibit will run from March 1 through April 29.

Lectures & Live Streaming-

Beginning today, a live stream of wedding and portrait photography presentations will be available at, with select presentations also being streamed to Nikon USA’s Facebook page ( and YouTube channel (

Coastal Camera Club Photo Beach Bash- March 24. Topics include “Visual Storytelling, Creating a Photo Essay” by Jay Fleming, “A New Frontier: Creating Extra Ordinary Images On Your Mobile Phone” by Rad Drew, “The Art of the Street Portrait” by Derek “Chase” Fahsbender and “Producing Images With Impact” by Keynote Speaker, Joe Brady.

Odyssey of Light Seminar sponsored by Maryland Photography Alliance- April 27.  Former Canon Explorer of Light, Ken Sklute, will be discussing “Landscape and Night Photography”, and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Essdrass Suarez, will be discussing “Street Photography”. As a club member of MPA, TCC member ticket price is $79 (includes a $50 Nations Photo Lab Gift Card, free parking and free lunch).

Equipment for Sale-

Canon 5D MkIII (5D3) plus extras – $1300. Pristine condition, 17,688 clicks. Original owner. Includes box, battery, charger, manual, small carrying bag and 3 X 8GB CF cards.
Canon 1D MkIV (1D4) – $750 firm. Excellent+ condition, 189,250 clicks, regularly serviced, recently cleaned sensor. Includes Canon battery and Canon charger, and six 1000x 16 GB CF cards.
Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L AF Macro – $850 firm. Like new, glass is pristine. Includes tripod ring mount, Wimberly lens plate and Canon zippered zoom case. Non-IS, great for focus stacking.
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.L – $350 firm. Excellent condition, original owner.  Zoom ring turns effortlessly. Includes box and pouch if I can find them.
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC for Canon – $500 firm. Scarcely used. Note: the zoom ring on these is tighter than on a Canon 24-70mm, and it zooms in the opposite direction. Includes original box and pouch if I can find them.
Contact Scotty Bruce – 410-829-0606,
Nikon D4 — $2200, 9831 shutter actuations.Excellent condition, original packaging and User’s Manuals, 2 batteries, 32GB UDMA7 CF Memory Card, Really Right Stuff tripod quick release plate, NikonD4/D4S by David Busch.
Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f4 ED VR lens– $700,excellent condition (rarely used), original packaging and User’s Manual, UV filter.
Contact Chris Jewett-
Canon 3-in-1 model TS6120 designed to run with WIN 10 Needs replacement of a color cartridge the other four cartridges are about 1/2 full. Documentation and CD with drivers. Free. Contact Jim Campbell-

Members’ Workshops-

David Blecman’s “Encore: The Fantastic Florida Dead of Winter Photography Workshop Get-Away”. March 2-3.

David Blecman’s“The Charming Charleston Photographic Workshop”. May 18-19.  $200 discount if you book by March 15.

Around the Town-

Academy Art Museum Course- “Creating a Photo Project with Stephen Walker”. This is a four-week course for intermediate photographers who are looking for creative motivation. Students will brainstorm, plan, research and execute a series of images with emphasis on visual storytelling.4 weeks: March 9 – 30, 2019. Saturdays, 10 pm–12 noon.

Photo Ops-

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Potato Race, downtown Easton. The parade will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with over 40 floats, performers, and organizations, including Easton’s famous bagpipers.  The annual Potato Race on Washington Street will take place immediately after the parade.

Annual Carpenter Street Saloon shopping cart races are held every year on St. Patrick’s Day at midnight in St. Michaels.

FYI- Photo Ops

Photo Ops on the Water

Log Canoe Regatta Schedule:

Cambridge Yacht Club-August 18-19: Governor Hicks Trophy Weekend for Log Canoes.  Races start at 10am and 2pm on Saturday, August 18, and at 10am on August 19.

Tred Avon Yacht Club– August 25-26:

Miles River Yacht Club– September 8-9, 15-16, 22-23:

Skipjack Race Schedule

Deal Island 59thAnnual Skipjack Race– September 3:

Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race– September 22:

Norwegian viking ship Draken Harald Hårfagre — August 22-29

The Draken, will be docked in Ocean City at 3rd Street and Chicago Avenue on the bay for eight days, from Aug. 22 – 29, beginning with an arrival ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. and continuing with seven days of ship tours and activities in the Draken Village. The Draken will offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for visitors to relive history in a way never experienced before. The Draken will allow guests to not only marvel at this stunning Viking ship, but also to interact with the crew as they share their personal experiences of thrill, fear, and exhilaration while enduring the ship’s 2016 transatlantic crossing – reliving the Viking discovery of the New World more than 1,000 years ago.

Photo Ops on Land:

Emily’s Produce Sunflower Maze– Through August 26:

Easton Airport 10 Year Anniversary Day– September 15:


On the Internet:

B&H August Event Space– The B&H Event Space is providing access to photography lectures this month.

PetaPixel– Check out, recommended by one of our members as a source of interesting articles.

FYI- CreativeLIVE Webinars Featuring Tom Mangelsen and Marc Muench

Upcoming free webinars on from two of the world’s premier nature photographers:

Tom Mangelsen – The Art of Wildlife Photography on CreativeLIVE (6/2, 6/13)

Recent 60 Minutes story featuring Tom Mangelsen:


Marc Muench – Landscape Photography on CreativeLIVE (6/8)

To stay posted on the schedule of upcoming free photography webinars on CreativeLIVE, view the schedule and “RSVP” to get an email reminder! Times listed are PST and usually begin at noon EST. Most free webinars repeat until the next day’s schedule begins, so if you miss the first broadcast during the day you can catch a replay!

Thanks for the info Scotty Bruce!