2014 June Competition
1st Place Beginners Monochrome
Hoodoos
James Walsh
2014 June Competition
1st Place Beginners Color
Follow the Leader
Jim Walsh
2014 June Competition
1st Place Beginners Projected
Color Channel
Shelley Vandegrift
2014 June Competition
1st Place Advanced Monochrome
In a Row - China
Jan Dreskin-Haig
2014 June Competition
1st Place Advanced Color
Bridge
Susan Stageman
2014 June Competition
1st Place Advanced Projected
In Memorium
Wayne Vanderbur
2014 June Competition
1st Place Masters Monochrome
Twelve Stars
Kay Hargis
2014 June Competition
1st Place Masters Color
Spring Planting
Dennis Fritsche
2014 June Competition
1st Place Masters Projected
The Ballpark
Steve Newman

Current Newsletter

July

DCC July Newsletter

Come Join Us

You're Invited

Come out to one of our meetings and see what you think. You will find a room full of a variety of photographers from beginners to masters and lots of friendly help.

Meetings start at 7:30 PM at the
Congregation Shearith Israel
9401 Douglas Ave, 75225

Please see our Membership page
for directions and membership application.

Online Training Videos

There are now some good videos that will help you with topics from basic camera operation, printing from Lightroom, and more advanced Photoshop techniques. This list will continue to grow over the course of time and as we complete more and more training programs.

Please see our Video Tutorials page under EDUCATION.

Competition Reminder

Images for the topic

Motion Blur

are due at the

August 12th

meeting

Pre-Meeting Training - Start at 6:30

Aug 12, 2014
Training Class
TBA

The topic for this training will be announced at a later date.

Aug 26, 2014
Study Group
Interactive Image Study

Study Groups will be held as part of the pre-meeting training program starting at 6:30 prior to the meeting. Bring your prints and projected images to discuss in a small group led by a master photographer. See Mentoring Study Groups tab below for more info.

See Mentoring Study Groups tab below for more info.

Upcoming Meetings - Start at 7:30

Aug 12, 2014
Competition Night
Images for Motion Blur are due

Image for the topic, "Motion Blur" are due at this meeting. Please be sure to upload the digital version of your prints through the submission form on this website.

Aug 26, 2014
Guest Speaker
Marea Downey

Our guest speaker this month will be Marea Downey: A Photographic Journey-No Going Back.

Club News

  • Study Group
  • Outward Bound

The Study Group program is part of the pre-meeting training program starting at 6:30 prior to the second meeting each month. We will divide members into small groups led by master photographers to discuss prints and projected images brought in by members. This is a great way to get feedback on images one is considering for the monthly competitions or to fine tune that one great image.  Groups may also be formed to discuss other topics of interest – just let us know what you are interested in.

Here is how the study groups work:

  • Session will start promptly at 6:30.
  • Bring a print or processed digital image file on a thumb drive.
  • The processed file does not need to be resized – TIFF, PSD, or jpeg is fine. You might also consider bringing the original RAW file as well.
  • Prints may be any size in color or monochrome and do not need to be mounted or matted.  If you like, you can also bring the digital file of your print.
  • As people arrive, they will be assigned to a group of four or five with a master photographer.
  • The group members will give and receive feedback on their images until 7:15.
  • If you did not bring an image, you are encouraged to sit in on a group to either observe or participate.

Remember that this is about learning from each other in a friendly environment. Please assume that those giving input have a positive intent.

See Study Groups page for additional information. 

Study Group Team
Dennis Fritsche
Bob Johnson
Frank Richards

2015 BLACK & WHITE SINGLE IMAGE CONTEST

'Due June 30th, 2014 - Contest Link


2014 Nature Photography Contest

Due June 30th, 2014 - Contest Link
National Geographic Travelor Photo Contest

Due June 30th, 2014 - Contest Link


2014 Ranch & Rural Living Photo Contest

Due July 1st, 2014 - Contest Link


 

The Weather Channel's "Its Amazing Out There" Photo Contest

Due June 15th, 2014 - Contest Link


 

2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest

 Due July 14th, 2014 - Contest Link


The State Fair of Texas Creative Arts Competition

* Registration Due July 25th
* Entries dropped off Aug 15, 16, or 17th 9am - 5pm. Also can be mailed in. - Contest Link


 

 

Monthly Photo Contests

Check these sites for monthly contests.

Pop Photo Magazine

Outdoor Photographer