Wednesday, February 26, 2014

NECCC Camera Club Spotlight Features New England Shutterbugs

NECCC Camera Club Spotlight Features New England Shutterbugs

Club Name:  New England Shutterbugs

Club Website:

Club Contact:  President, Gordon Ripley,

Club Meeting Location: The Veterans Center, 100 West Street, Leominster. MA

Club Meeting Times:  Doors open at 7:00 PM, meetings start at 7:30 PM two Tuedays a month, starting on the second Tuesday of each month.

Club Mission Statement:  The mission of the New England Shutterbugs is to serve our members by encouraging development of their photographic skills through education, exhibitions of  photographic accomplishments, friendship of others who share a love of photography and to share  our talents with individuals and organizations within our community.

Number of members:  40

Year club started:  January 1, 2011

Three words that best describe our camera club:  Education, Camaraderie, Enjoyable

Favorite subject matter of our members:  Landscape, Nature and Creative Digital.

Favorite field trip:  Grand Tetons/Yellowstone

(1) Photo by Sue Sanderson.  “Early Morning Riser”  Taken 3/1/2012 Florida Everglades, Florida.  Nikon D300, f/8, 1/20 sec., ISO 200, -1 Exposure,  Aperture Priority.

(2) Photo by Gail Schmidt.  “The Curved Road”  Taken 6/20/2013 Yosemite National Park.  Nikon D300, f/22, 1/25 sec., ISO 200, Aperture Priority.

(3) Photo by Ron Leger.  “Winter in Maine”  Taken 2/20/2011 Ogunquit, ME.,   Canon
Power Shot SX130, f/5, 1/1250 sec., ISO 100.

(4) Photo by Mary Brown.  “Goldfinch in the Thistle” Taken 9/4/2013, Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA.  Nikon Coolpix P510, f/5.9, 1/200 sec., ISO 200, Aperture Priority.

(5) Photo by Sandra Taylor.  “Blue Heron”  Taken the summer of 2011 while kayaking on the Sudbury/Concord River, Concord, MA.  Fuji Finepix HS10.

(6) Photo by Joanne Schreiner.  “Nature’s Starfish” Taken 10/7/2007, Nikon D70, f/10, 1/15 sec., ISO ?, Manual.

(7) Photo by Rita Collins.  “Spring is in the air – tulips everywhere”  B&W, Taken 5/7/2009, at home in the back yard, Pentax KD10, f4, 1/90 sec., ISO 200,Shutter Priority.

(8) Photo by Darlene Spencer “Fern”,  Taken June of 2012 at the “Showy Ladies” Bog in Vermont.  Canon Rebel.

(9) Photo by Elly Legros.  “Alaska” B&W, Taken 5/20/2013, Alaska.  Canon EOS 60D f/16, 1/40 sec., ISO 100.  Manual.

(10) Photo by Gordon Ripley.  “Matilda at White Sands”, Taken 12/8/2013, White Sands National Monument, Alamogordo, NM.   The image is of George Stone and his camel “Matilda” who strut their stuff at the White Sands every Sunday.  Nikon D3s, f2.8, 1/30 sec., ISO 200, Lens Nikon 70-200 mm zoom, set to 200 mm.