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April 2016

Please see the Club Information page for general information
regarding meetings, outings, and slideshows.

Club Meeting

When: April 12, 2016 @6:30pm
Topic: Sky replacement using Photoshop by Ken Eis
Notes
Where: Coloradoan Newspaper Offices, Community Room 1300 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins

Club Outing

Sat 4/23 & Sun 4/24 Paint Mines east of Colorado Springs - more info
We will meet at the Transportation Center at I25 and Harmony in the NE corner of the parking lot at 8:30AM. The trip is about 2.5 hours My wife and I are staying overnight at the Ramada Inn in Monument. It's about $85 a night for two and they have a cancelation policy before 6PM April 15. Nice brewpub next door. Geology guide to the Paint Mines by Frank Ethridge

Coffee Meeting

Thu 4/21 @9am Dazbog at Mason & Cherry

SIG Meetings/Outings

Portrait SIG - 4/3 1pm-5pm at the Rock Garden on North College

Landscape SIG - 4/23-24 Outing to the Paint Mines

Wildlife SIG - Saturday 4/16 - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
The April wildlife outing will be Saturday April 16. The outing will be to Latham reservoir which is south east of Greeley, about a 35 mile drive. Latham is a privately owned irrigation reservoir. In the spring the south end is a marsh which attracts migrating wading birds and waterfowl. Some of the birds I shot there last year included; Avocets, Phalaropes, Black-necked Stilts, Yellowlegs, Dowitchers, yelllow-headed and red-shouldered Blackbirds, Egrets, half a dozed varieties of ducks, Pelicans and Harriers. Shooting is done from the county road that goes through the marsh. Subjects can be anywhere from 20 feet to 100 yds or more away. I was there two days ago to see what has moved into the area and saw; Blue-winged, Green-winged and Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shovelers, two pairs of Northern Harriers, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, along with pelicans. Other species should be arriving daily. For car pooling lets meet at the Harmony Road Transportation Center parking lot, at the north east corner at 7 a.m. It is about a 40 minute drive. As always, so we are not needlessly waiting, please let me know if you are planning to attend.

Fix-it-photo

Canada Goose by Ken Reek
Canada Goose by Ken Reek

Challenge topic

"Patterns"

Photographic events

4/1 - First Friday Gallery Walk in Old Town Fort Collins
4/16- Photography Seminar with Bryan Peterson in Loveland registration required
Cardboard Classic in Steamboat
4/16-17 - Spring Contest Powwow and Indian Market, Aztlan center, Fort Collins
4/23 - Earth Day Celebration in Civic Center Park, Fort Collins
4/23,4/24 - Doors Open Denver, Contact Ann Yang if you want to carpool with us on Sunday.