Meet other local photographers to learn from each other and take beautiful pictures together! Our goal is to organize monthly low-cost meetings with various topics. We can do photoshoots in various locations, or have demonstrations of shooting and computer techniques.

Amateurs and professionals are welcome to join! A willingness to share is more important than your level of expertise. Digital gear is pretty much a given, and a camera with manual controls is required for most of the planned shoots. We're not catering to beginning photographers - if you have never moved your camera away from the green square, you really should to do a short course in camera basics first. Any more experience than that - welcome!

The organizers definitely want to create a hands-on, learn-from-each-other setting. Future locations, subjects and timing are up for grabs. Please fill in the polls to have your say on this.

We will need models on a regular basis for our photoshoots. If you or someone you know are presentable as a model and would like some good quality pictures of yourself, let us know!

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