Guild News and Information
Our next meeting is on October 17, 2019. Join us at 7:00 PM at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, Saint Simons Island, Georgia.
We will go around the world in less than an hour with former guild member Dr. Bill Lindsley. Dr. Bill is a recovering academic. As part of his rehabilitation, he picked up a camera, went into a darkroom—and thus began a passionate love affair. He has since travelled to over 60 countries in all seven continents, attempting to capture the beauty of this wonderful planet and its wonderful people—and share it with others. He will share his photographic experiences illustrated by his images from various destinations around the world. Whether you are a novice or an experienced photographer, or whether you are shooting in your backyard or in Timbuktu, there will be something for you to expand your own photo experience—and perhaps be inspired to see some new destination
Dr. Bill is way over-educated, with degrees from Virginia, Boston College, and MIT. He taught for many years at Boston College and Vanderbilt, and served several years as a dean. He is married to his travel partner, Linda Tuero Lindsley, a former top-ten professional tennis player, has three children and nine grandchildren. He has lived in various parts of the USA, including four treasured years in St. Simons. He currently lives in Music City USA (Nashville, TN), though he has no musical talent whatsoever.
Homework for October meeting: "Compose Yourself!" Using tips from the September presentation on Henri Cartier-Bresson and Steve McCurry by our wonderful guild member Lynn Cates, take and submit two photos in which you are very intentionally working with the concept of composition. Want some ideas for specific techniques you can practice? Check out this link to the video on composition Lynn shared at out meeting. Find more information about the assignment and how to submit your photos here.
UPCOMING EXHIBITS AND EVENTS
Horton Gallery Exhibit. The January 2020 Horton Gallery Exhibit in the Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus on Parkwood Drive in Brunswick. The theme for exhibit is “Celebration of Birds.”
To be considered, guild members should send up to three digital images to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 24 at midnight. Each should be marked Horton Gallery with your name, the name of the photo, and the price of the photo. Lynda Dalton Gallagher of the SoGlo Gallery in Brunswick and curator of the Horton Gallery will select 20 to 24 photos to be displayed. Selected photos must be presented in a black frame with a white mat, wired on the back for hanging, and no more than 121 linear inches around the outside of the frame. The price split is 60/40 artist to gallery. The drop-off and pick-up dates will be announced.
The Goodyear Cottage Show will take place on Jekyll Island from November 1 through November 25. The opening reception will be Sunday, November 3, from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Congratulations to members whose photos were selected by our judge, Lucy Brous: David Hornsby, Debbie Dean, Duke Smith, Emory Moody, Jacquie Law, Jerry Dagan, Lisa Herndon, Lynn Cates, Michael Milner, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Phillip Mason, Shirley Robinson, and Wayne Morgan. Their work will join winning photos from the Big Photo Show by Phillip Mason, Jim Squires, Steve Kendall, Elma Andrews, Duke Smith, Carol Ann Wages, Shirley Robinson, Michael Milner, and Bob Kelterborn.
If your work is appearing in the Goodyear show, get the details about framing, drop off and pick up times, and more here.
Jacksonville Zoo Hosts Exhibition and Talks by Photographer John Reed. John Reed will be our presenter at our meeting in November. Want to see his work and meet him at the zoo? The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has an exhibition of wildlife photos by photographer, educator, and writer John Reed on display at Palm Plaza Café. Reed will be available during Meet the Artist talks from 11 a.m. to noon on Oct. 27 and Nov. 23 in Palm Plaza Café. He will discuss his images, the process of capturing them, and answer questions while guests view his work. Get the scoop on Reed’s exhibit and artist talks at the zoo.
Congratulations to guild member Wayne Morgan, whose photo “Frog on a Lily” was selected as one of 50 pictures to be displayed in Washington, DC, from November 2019 through February 2020 by National Wildlife Federation.
Congratulations to guild members Elma Andrews and Lynn Cates, whose bird photography is featured in the latest issue of Golden Isles Magazine. Check out the story here.
Coast Fest. Thanks to Lynn Cates, Elma Andrews, Shirley Robinson, Jim Patrick, and Michael Milner for staffing our tent at coast fest. They, along with Phillip Mason and Lisa Herndon, also provided beautiful photos for us to hang at the event. We had a very successful day sharing information about our group to some of the thousands of visitors to the festival. Great job!
The Great Book of Faces. Have you joined our Facebook group yet? Have your invited your local photographer friends who might be interested? We want to keep it local (Golden Isles residents or frequent visitors), but we also want people to be able to get to know us before they’re ready to make the leap to come to a meeting or become a guild member.