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. Meeting begins at 6:45 P.M..
Everyone is WELCOME.
If you would like more information, please go to the contact page.
Sand Hill Crane Festival
The 26th Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival will be held Jan. 16-17, 2016, at the Hiwassee Refuge and at the Birchwood Community Center. The festival is a celebration of the thousands of sandhill cranes that migrate through or spend the winter on and around the Hiwassee Refuge in Birchwood, TN. As many as an estimated 12,000 of the sand hill cranes now spend the entire winter at the confluence of the Hiwassee and Tennessee rivers. The festival will run from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. (EST) each day. Free bus shuttle service will be available from the Birchwood Community Center to the Hiwassee Refuge and Cherokee Removal Memorial Park each day. No public parking is available at the refuge and a $5.00 donation will be collected to support the Birchwood Community Center. Various merchandise vendors will be at the Birchwood Community Center. In addition, food concessions will also be available throughout the day at the center. Music, special programs and children’s activities will be ongoing throughout each day. The American Eagle Foundation will be present for its always-popular live raptor show at 1 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a new presentation this year, “Birding makes cents (and dollars): the economic impact of birding and bird festivals” presented by Dr. David Aborn. This presentation can be heard on January 16 at 1 p.m.
IMaging USA 2016
229 Peachtree St. NE #2200 Atlanta, GA 30303 firstname.lastname@example.org 800.786.6277 The largest annual convention and expo organized by pro photographers, for pro photographers.
Winter Heritage Festival
Townsend – January 29-31, 2016
Winter Photography Master Class in the Smokies
February 5-8, 2016
Deadline to register is Jan. 7 Greater Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont Join master landscape photographer Will Clay and close-up specialist Ken Thompson for this special weekend featuring the “creative uses of winter light.” The class will emphasize the use of winter light; sunrise and sunset, overcast, and midday light to create master photographs in the Smokies. Emphasis will be on “shoot and critique,” with class participants presenting a short portfolio of their work on Sunday evening. There will be help from the instructors in the field as well as with Photoshop. Winter in the mountains is typically moderate, though weather extremes can occur, so come prepared for temperatures that may be as warm as 60 or as cold as 20. Cost: $642. Includes instruction, meals, and lodging. Program lasts from Friday afternoon to Monday mid-morning.
Camera Color Calibration Party
Colby McLemore Photography
1/3/2016 - 6:30-8:30 P.M.
503 Clinch Ave #101
1/17/16 - 3:00 - 5:00 P.M.(check out location on Colby McLemore website)
2016 Photo Contest Categories
January - Winter
February - Black & White