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The photography club of Lawton, Oklahoma - all photographers welcome

Wichita Wildlight Photographic Societyof Lawton, OK


Dedicated to people interested in any aspect of photography. Serving Lawton, OK and the surrounding area since 1991.

Enjoying the art and fun of photography
Sharing knowledge and learning
Improving our photographic skills
Supporting the arts and community


WWPS meets the second Thursday of each month, 7:00 PM, at Boulevard Church in Lawton, Ok (5309 W. Gore Blvd), directly across Gore Blvd from Eisenhower High School. Meetings are open to the public without charge or obligation.


Guests are always welcome- no invitation needed, just show up!


Facebook: Wichita Wildlight Photographic Society

Contact: WichitaWildLight@gmail.com


WWPS is a member group of Lawton Arts for All (www.lawtonAFA.org)

WWPS NEWS
Administrator, Thursday 05 July 2007 - 09:50:00 // Comments are turned off for this item

----------- UPCOMING EVENTS -----------


Next Meeting:-October 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM



1. PROGRAM:“How to Set up and Take Great Portraits” by Clem and Fran Wehner
 
It doesn’t matter what your interest in photography, everyone takes photographs of people--if nowhere else, at family gatherings, holidays, and special events.  

Clem and Fran will demonstrate professional techniques from their years of operating a portrait studio to get the best possible images.  You’ll learn about lighting angles, lighting ratios, metering, and camera placement. Fran will teach about posing, clothing, do’s and don’ts of portraiture, photos of singles, couples, and groups; and much more. There’s a big difference between a portrait and a snapshot.  Come learn how to do it right.

BONUS: Clem will demonstrate how to set up all the equipment needed for a portrait session including, light stands, background, camera tripod, posing stools, and the studio lights. In addition he will explain all the camera settings needed for portrait photography. This is the information you need if you will be working at the Gala photo booth, as the photo studio volunteers will be setting up everything themselves this year.

This meeting’s program will be a complete course in the whole process of setting up for and taking portraits. Whether you are working at the Gala photo booth or just taking family photos during the holidays, this program is for you.

3. PHOTO CHALLENGE: - There will be a photo challenge at the upcoming meeting.

4. The last winner of the photo challenge was Corinna Bontly







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-----------DUES-----------


You do not have to pay dues or have a membership card to attend regular monthly meetings. Everyone is welcome. Meetings are free and open to the public without cost or obligation.

However, many great benefits are available to those who pay dues. Membership cards will be issued to dues-paid members and are required to: borrow library items, borrow equipment, attend free special workshops, attend free field trips, display in the WWPS tent at the AFA Festival, use our matting/framing room and free supplies, etc.

Dues are due in January of each year- Individual-$10, family-$15, plus we ask that you volunteer at least 10 hours each year to help with our club events. Your volunteering earns funding for our club, and that's how we are able to keep dues so low!



----------- LIBRARY -----------


The following people have library items overdue:

None, thank you!

Returning items: Do not wait until the next meeting to return items. Use our 24-hour drop box, located in the mail slot in the garage door at 323 NW 35th st., one block north of Comanche County Hospital on 35th st.



----------- OTHER INFORMATION -----------

Volunteering is the price we all pay to enjoy the benefits of WWPS, so please pitch in and help

We need YOU to help make presentations to clubs, civic groups, schools, churches, etc. You can use our pre-prepared PowerPoint presentation "Tips for Taking Great Photos". It's really simple to do.

If you make a presentation, display your photographs anywhere, teach a class to one or more people, or anything similar, let us know because our club gets funding for presentations done by our members. Contact a WWPS officer for more info.