Members' Photos Will Thrill Us on Dec. 9
Beautiful portraits. . . thrilling action shots. . . super-rarities. . . back yard visitors. Our 3RBC
meeting on Wednesday, December 9, will be a “slide slam,” one of the club's traditionally best attended
programs when members present their favorite images of birds.
The meeting will be held at the Phipps Garden Center, 1059 Shady Avenue in Shadyside. Doors open at 6:30 PM
for socializing, a business meeting begins at 7:30, and the program starts at 8. (Note that this is the
second Wednesday of the month and not the usual first Wednesday date.)
An important new protocol is enacted for photographers who want to thrill the crowd to assure that
everyone has an equal opportunity.
Because of time constraints at the Garden Center and an increasing number of members who want to show
their work, some new guidelines are necessary. Beginning with this December program, if you are a
photographer and want to show a brief assortment of your photos, you must pre-register. Here are the
Photographers must pre-register by emailing Debbie Kalbfleisch at
email@example.com or by calling her at 724.651.5426
by November 1st.
The first 10 photographers to respond will be scheduled to present. Because of time limitations, only 10 can be accepted.
Each photographer will be allotted up to 5 minutes of presentation time. If fewer than 10 photographers pre-register, the
presenters' time will be adjusted upward.
Photos must be contained on a thumb drive and be compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint. No images may be stored and
downloaded from the Cloud.
President Bob VanNewkirk explains, "The new pilot program is intended to offer a fair way for club members to
present their photographs in a timely and equitable manner. Thank you for consideration and understanding."
So, we will be able to see photos from more members. Good advice to photographers: Hurry to register right away!