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JRCC was formed in 1945 and is one of the oldest, continuing photography clubs in Virginia. Our mission is to offer programs and activities of interest to the beginning photographer as well as the professional. We have a number of professionals in our membership who contribute exceptional programs frequently for our membership and guests. We aspire to advance the art and craft of photography aesthetically and technically for all who wish to participate.

Note: Any photograph submitted to the club and / or posted by member, the JRCC retains the right to exhibit these photos only for the purpose these were submitted.

Upcoming events (3)

"The Big Year" by Ken Conger

Temple Baptist Church

Wildlife photographer Ken Conger will present a buffet of spectacular photos captured during his 2019 international adventures to Kenya, India, Argentina as well as domestic trips to Florida, Oregon, South Carolina and Wyoming. In 2019 Ken concentrated on capturing some unique images and accomplished photographing one of the rarest cats in the world, the black panther. Ken compliments his photos with stories, animal facts, audio and short videos. The program provides a view of a wildlife photographer’s world and the challenges taken to capture stunning wildlife images.

We are back to Temple Baptist Church!!

Digitizing and Curating Your Old Photos by Philip Columbus

Temple Baptist Church

Philip Columbus has used a system based primarily on the work of Maryland photographer, Peter Krogh. Based on Peter's books and some other reading, Philip has put together a system that works for him, to capture your older photos. Philip has recently presented a full week presentation of these techniques to the Peninsula Life Long Learning in Newport News. His full title for the presentation is:
“Digitizing and Curating Your Old Photos, Slides, and Negatives With a Digital Camera.”

Philip will look at what it takes to digitize and organize, both physically and electronically, your collection of old, analog photos. He will examine the strategies for:
*assembling the collection
*organizing the collection
*organizing the digital files
*scanning the old images
*and sharing the collection.
Bring your questions about ways to save your older photos and learn tips from Philip!

Our Members have expressed the desire to learn more about photography

Our Members have expressed the desire to learn more about photography. In touch with this we have decided to create a "photo critique " to be discussed at meetings which will critique our photos in order not to critize the image but to suggest improvements or arrangements of compositional items ,colors or patterns that in subsequent images might assist in greater success in contests and in general!
We hope by these short secessions during meetings to share our knowledge , since all learning is helpful!We can all learn from one another so submit a image you wish to have reviewd by the group!

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