WELCOME, PHOTOGRAPHER! Thank you for visiting the Shutter-Buds!
We're a very unique and active group of very friendly, supportive, and passionate photographers; beginners to a professionals and our focus is learning and being creative. We've had short events like the usual sunset and golden hour shoots to attending cool public events; to road trips to NY, ME, VT, Newport, Boston, and Paris; hosting Canon USA and other speakers; framing; slide shows; seal watch; car shows; Adirondack Balloon Festival; beginners training; portrait studios, creative sets like King Kong Takes New Haven, light painting; street in NYC; films about photographers; beach studio; NECCC conference (and offer a free registration every year) and so much more. We "invented" the online creative and technical challenges. We always look for interesting and different things to . We share, socialize, and have a great time. All cameras are welcomed.
ANNUAL DUES: $10 annual dues, required after a two-week trial and to RSVP. www.shutter-buds.com thru PayPal. Our membership reflects onlymsupporting members.
We have Flash-E-mails and newsletters, belong to NECCC, have Hunt's Photo and Video as a sponsor, and have (2) Facebook pages (one is a Forum for sharing and asking questions.)
"Sue's the best. She puts the fun in photography." Charles "Duck" Unitas
“Thanks Sue, you are a consistent source of inspiration and with every event I get to challenge my skills! The whole experience of photography with the energy and talent of this group is unmatched and I am glad that I am part of it! ” Kusum
"Sue is a master of organization. I learn a lot from her and all my fellow Buds. ” June
"Honored to be a part of the group." Sanjeev
REASONS FOR THE MINIMAL DUES: Meetup dues, membership in the New England Council of Camera Clubs, other administrative costs, supplies, props, gas for scouting event locations, event props, fees, banner, name tags, some speaker fees, organizer expenses, etc.