The Blount County Photo Club was established in January, 2000. The club is all about the love of photography. It is for the beginner to the advanced photographer. The club has field trips, guest speakers and members of all levels of experience. We do displays and slide shows using our members photos - no matter what level a person is at.
If you live or are visiting in the Blount County, Tennessee area and would like to join us, we meet the third Thursday of every month at the Blount County Public Library. Social Time starts at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00.
Everyone is WELCOME.
If you would like more information, please go to the contact page.
Here are several upcoming events that you might find interesting:
August 15, 2014 - f32 in Knoxville will be offering a camera cleaning service AND a sale of used equipment on this date.
August 15-18, 2014
Summertime Photo Master Workshop
The Great Smoky Mountain Institute at Tremont sponsors this workshop. It will emphasize form, pattern, and structure of black and white photos. Go to their website for more information
Kendall is a freelance nature and travel photographer with over 20 years of photography experience. His stock nature and travel photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, books, and brochures. Kendall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, and is also an instructor for the University of Tennessee Professional & Personal Development and the Smoky Mountain Field School. Since 1992 he has been a presenter and workshop leader at the annual Pigeon Forge Wilderness Wildlife Week. He offers half-day and full-day individual photo tours in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He is also a charter member of Southern Appalachian Nature Photographers and has twice served on their Board of Directors.
IMPORTANT: WE WILL ALSO BE PREPARING OUR PHOTOS FOR THE SEPTEMBER BLOUNT COUNTY LIBRARY EXHIBIT. PLEASE BRING 3 OF YOUR FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHS TO THE MEETING. THE SIZE SHOULD BE 8X10. WE WILL MAT THE PHOTOS AFTER OUR PRESENTATION FROM OUR SPEAKER.
We will also have 2 photo contests at this meeting instead of our usual one. The May category was "Insects" and because we field tripped to Cades Cove we want to hold this contest during our August meeting. August's category is "Country Life". Please bring one in each category in order to participate in our contest.
If you have photos being entered in these two contests, please come a few minutes before 7:00 P.M. so that we can start our meeting on time.