Overhill Shutterbugs

 Newsletter From snapping pics with your cellphone to toting a DigitalSLR, if you like taking photographs this is the place for you. Once a month the Shutterbugs gather to show & tell about pictures and photography experiences. Photography classes are offered through this club as well.
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Etowah Arts Commission.

Class and Event Updates Below:

THROUGH THE LENS: Community Engagement Through Photography

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Supported by a generous grant from the East Tennessee Foundation, “Through the Lens” is a project designed to engage with our community using photography as the tool. The project will incorporate artistic growth through the series of workshops listed below, then reach out to youth as adult mentors teach and guide them on the own photographic journey, all to culminate in an exhibit of the young people’s work. Phase one will concentrate on building adult photographers’ skills. The half and full day workshops are open to...

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UPCOMING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS: Night Basics for Digital Photography

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UPCOMING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS:  Night Basics for Digital Photography

This is a basics class, with a twist — learning photography basics for NIGHT photography!. This class is led by photographer Steve Gustafson, and is designed to teach you the basics you need to become more comfortable changing out of automatic mode.  Digital camera with freshly charged battery required, as well as a tripod (some spares will be “on loan” the night of class, but on a first come, first serve basis). When:  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7th, 6:00pm-8:30pm Price:   $20 per person (includes pizza and drink) Location:  Etowah...

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BASICS for Digital Photography, Aug. 26, 2014

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BASICS for Digital Photography, Aug. 26, 2014

In the basics class you will learn the “basics” about shutter speed, aperture (f-stop), ISO, and when, why, and how to use them. This class is led by photographer Steve Gustafson, and is designed to teach you the basics you need to become more comfortable changing out of automatic mode.  Digital camera with freshly charged battery required, notepad and pen are encouraged. When:  TUESDAY, AUG. 26th, 6:00pm-8:00pm Price:   $20 per person (includes pizza and drink) Location:  Etowah Arts Commission, 700 TN Ave., Etowah, TN, 37331...

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“Basics Plus” Digital Photography – Tues. 04/29/14, 6pm-8pm

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“Basics Plus” Digital Photography – Tues. 04/29/14, 6pm-8pm

In the “basics plus” class you will learn about shutter speed, aperture (f-stop), ISO, and when, why, and how to use them.  If you are ready to come off the program mode and want to be a better photographer by learning the technical side of photography, this is the class for you!  First hour inside the gallery; 2nd hour will be photographing different subject matter outdoors.  Digital camera with freshly charged battery required; bring a tripod if you have one!  When:  Tues., 04/29/14, 6pm-8pm Price:   $20 per person (includes...

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March 2014 through June 2014 Exhibit – OVERHILL SHUTTERBUGS – Photography

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March 2014 through June 2014 Exhibit – OVERHILL SHUTTERBUGS – Photography

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Tues., Feb. 25th, 2014 — PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS

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Tues., Feb. 25th, 2014 — PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS

02/25/2014:  Photography Basics with Steve Gustafson. Learn to take better pictures through choosing your own shutter speed and aperture, as well as determining which ISO is appropriate for your subject. Class size:  No Minimum/Maximum Cost:  $20 per student  (pizza dinner provided during class) Time:  6-8:30 pm Location:  Class to be held at the Etowah Arts Commission, next door to the Gem Theater in Etowah. Please call (423)263-7608 or email info@etowaharts.org to reserve your spot!  Payment via cash or check can be brought to Etowah Arts...

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October 29th (Tuesday) – Photography Basics PLUS Class

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October 29th (Tuesday) – Photography Basics PLUS Class

October 29th (Tuesday) – Photography Basics PLUS with Steve Gustafson.  We will build upon the basics we learned (choosing your own shutter speed and aperture, as well as determining which ISO is appropriate for your subject).  We will be going outside and practicing our new-found knowledge! Class size:  No Minimum/Maximum Cost:  $20 per student Time:  6-9pm Location:  Class to be held at the Etowah Arts Commission, next door to the Gem Theater in Etowah. Bring your tripod if you have one!!!!!!! Please call (423)263-7608 or email...

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Sept. 24, 2013 – Photography Basics Class

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  September 24th (Tuesday) – Photography Basics with Steve Gustafson. Learn to take better pictures through choosing your own shutter speed and aperture, as well as determining which ISO is appropriate for your subject. Class size:  No Minimum/Maximum Cost:  $20 per student Time:  6-9pm Location:  Class to be held at the Etowah Arts Commission, next door to the Gem Theater in Etowah. Please call (423)263-7608 or email info@etowaharts.org to reserve your spot!  Payment via cash or check can be brought to Etowah Arts Commission office...

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2013 Photo Exhibition Guidelines

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2013 Photo Exhibition Guidelines

Limit 2 photos per artist. Artists must be regular attendee of the Overhill Shutterbugs club meetings and/or classes. (A “regular attendee” attends at least one meeting or class per quarter per calendar year) Photographs may be of any age, theme, processing medium, size, or alteration. Photographs MUST be framed with a back wall hanger. Gallery-style with a cord across the back is strongly suggested as other methods may not be entirely secure. Some photographs with a rear stand may be accepted. Photographs without a frame will NOT...

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August 16 – Trip to High Museum of Art

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August 16 – Trip to High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta is currently displaying 2 large photography exhibits from their series ‘Picturing the South’ (link and link) which will provide much discussion and inspiration for our Overhill Shutterbug photo club and any other lover of visual art. We will discuss and determine carpooling, times, and ticket prices at the August 7th Overhill Shutterbug meeting. This will be a carpool trip down to Atlanta, which is 3 hours from Etowah. Expect 2 hours to view the photo exhibits. We will plan additional time to for...

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