MPA Club News & Events December and January

Baltimore Camera Club (

1/10/18 Erin Douglas, photographer, winner of the Emerging Artist of the Year award at ArtScape 2015, featured in The Baltimore Sun for her coverage of diversity at the Burning Man Festival.

1/24/18 Norm Barker, MS, MA, RBP, FRPS, Professor of Pathology and Art as Applied to Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - “Patent Medicine: Selling the Cure.” He will present trade card images from the turn of the 20th century and explore several major themes involved in the advertising of patent medicines. Many of the images were beautiful examples of the printing technology “Chromolithography,” and were produced locally at the A. Hoen Lithography Company in Baltimore

Bowie-Crofton Camera Club (

1/7, The monthly meeting is a competition – Theme: Repetitions Judge: Jerry Taylor.

1/12, BCC is having a field trip to College Park Airport Museum.

1/14, Photo-Talk meeting is “Why Do We Photograph?”

1/21, The program meeting has a speaker - Michelle Guillermin on Nature photography.

1/28, The How-To meeting is on Smart Phone Photography by Janet Matthews.

2/4, The meeting is a Competition — Theme: Travel, Judge: David Blecman.

2/9, The club is having a Field Trip to Congressional Cemetery.

2/11, The Photo Talk is on Beauty in Photography.

2/18, Program: George Smyth, “Why Monochrome?”

2/25, How-To meeting is presented by George Sass, “Photographing People.”

Carroll County Camera Club (

1/7, is a workshop.

1/21, is the monthly meeting.

2/4, Workshop

2/18, Dylan Slagle

Creative Exposure Baltimore (

1/8, Monthly meeting. NOTE THE DATE for January (1/8/2019).
Our guest speaker is Vincent Ferrari, who will talk about Landscape Photography. Vincent Ferrari has been working in the photographic medium for more than twelve years. He is an award-winning artist and photographer. He has had his work displayed in many venues around his home state of Maryland as well as in nationally-juried exhibitions at galleries around the country. His subjects include landscapes, nature, and people.
Vincent is a member of the Bowie-Crofton Camera Club, in Bowie, Maryland and is the editor of that club's monthly newsletter, "The Viewfinder." You can see Vincent’s photography on his web page here:

Our monthly photo assignment topic is "On the Road." The deadline for submission is January 6, 2019 11:59PM. Upload at:

Montgomery County Camera Club of Maryland

1/4, - First-Friday Gallery Opening Reception, including "The Winner's Circle" of photographs from the winners of the 2018 monthly photo contest.

NIH Camera Club (

1/15/2019, 8:00p.m. Travelogue. Doug Bolt's slideshow, "Two Photo Safaris in Mana Pool, Zimbabwe." Held at Five Star Residence, Chevy Chase, MD.

Photographers of the Washington/Baltimore Metro Area (

1/6, Meetup at the Community Forklift from 10 to 2, located at 4671 Tanglewood Dr., Edmonston, Md.
1/8, Book discussion - Grit by Angela Duckworth, at the Nora School, Silver Spring, Md.

2/9, Rawlings Conservatory, Baltimore, Md.

Silver Spring Camera Club (

1/3, The speaker is Padma Inguva, who will discuss, “How to photograph flowers.”
1/13, The field trip is to Union Station DC.

2/9, A field trip to Montpelier Mansion Historic Site, Laurel, Md.