Camera Clubs

We both belong to the Merrimack Valley Camera Club in North Andover, MA and have been members for many years.  We recognize that Camera Clubs want educational programs for their members and this is something that we offer to clubs all around New England.  Some of the services, and costs, that we can provide for your camera club include the following:

Judging: yes we do judging for local (to us) camera clubs and most provide an amount to help with time & gas in the order of $35 to $50 (mostly dependent on distance since we both live in the Haverhill, MA area)

Presentations: we have been doing ~ 90 minute presentations around New England for a few years now.  We also spoke at the PSA Convention two years ago in Portland, ME and in July 2015 at NECCC in Amherst, MA.  We can offer many topics for your camera club.  Here is a sample of presentations that we currently offer:

– New England in Black & White (technical/how-to and thinking/inspirational sections)
– Image Reviews and Developing (we take RAW images from the members and critique and make changes via Lightroom and/or Plug-ins…might be fun!)
– The Maine Coast Up Close (where to go and what to do)
– Nature In New England
– Macro Photography (how & what to do)…small demonstration to illustrate techniques along with the presentation
– Get The Shot (Creativity & Composition)….And Make It Sharp (technical considerations) – Bob
– Photograph What You Feel – Don
– Spring In New England
– Travel New England (long & short versions!)
– Photograph What You Feel & Go Wide (two separate presentations for one evening)
– Mirrorless Camera: The benefits of using/owning one (Fuji Cameras for examples)
– Low Light Photography

Our presentations are always educational and inspiring and not simply promoting our workshops. That would be a huge disservice and one that we don’t believe in!  It’s all about education for us just as it is during our workshops.  We both sincerely enjoy teaching and we stay true to that measure.   Our ‘rate’ is $150, for the two of us, that includes one combined presentation or two different presentations usually around the same general theme (like ‘Black & White Photography’ or ‘Spring In New England’ as examples).

Custom Workshops for Camera Clubs: yes we do this as well. In fact we did an overnight workshop on the coast of Maine only for members of one club at their request!  We have found in some cases that a club will have us present a topic & then follow it up the next day with a workshop around that topic.  We did one like that for a club in CT earlier this year.  Typically, for a camera club workshop, we would charge $89 per person for about a day (~8am-~5pm) with a maximum of 14 people whereas we normally charge $129 for most of our one day workshops as can be seen on our web site.  Overnight workshops (day-and-a-half) typically would cost $149 per person.  The feature of our unique Camera Club workshops is that we include a session where we review & discuss images after working in the field.  We typically do not include that in any one day workshops!
Another idea is to have a Lightroom Workshop with your camera club.  We usually only have Lightroom sessions in the Winter months but this software is so important as the major ‘tool’ for photographers we would be happy to hold a session for camera club memberships.  Minimum of 10 members at $89 each and we’ll teach and work through Lightroom for five hours of intensive training.

Please see our About page for more info on who we are and what we do during a photo workshop. Link is here:
http://www.nephotoworkshops.com/about-us/

If your Camera Club would like to find out more info please contact us via:

Don@nephotoworkshops.com  or  bob@nephotoworkshops.com

NECCC: We presented our B&W New England show in July 2015.  Saw a lot of you there!

Thanks for your interest in New England Photo Workshops!       Don & Bob in the field……

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