We all share a passion for photography. Our goal is to create an atmosphere for sharing and learning and to have fun doing it! Below are a some frequently asked questions and answers. If you have any more questions send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I Join?
It’s easy!! Contact us via email: email@example.com. Or join us for a meeting. Our Membership Chair will be there to greet you and get you signed up.
How much are club dues?
When and where does the club meet?
MNSPC (the club) usually meets in the Mayslake Hall at Mayslake Peabody Estates in Oakbook, IL. We currently meet at Fullersburg Woods, in a building north of the Nature center, while Peabody Estates is undergoing rennovations in 2022.
We meet the first Monday of every month throughout the whole year, and then 4 times a year, competition is held on the third Monday of the Month. We meet the whole year, not stopping for the summer months as some other Club will do. The schedule for the up-and-coming meetings can be found on the Events alendar
What happens at the meetings?
How many competitions are held each year?
In addition to formal competitions, the Club may host a non-competitive critique with an opportunity to submit images for comment by a panel of judges
Where can I find more guidelines on competitions?
The guidelines for judging, entry and submission of digital and print images are on our website at Competition Rules and Guidelines. Refer to Dates of Mayslake competitions are included on the calendar.
Any additional information about the outings?
How do I find out about the outings?
What is the ``Focus``?
How do I get the newsletter?
The Club will send the newsletter via email which will be coming from the club Publication Chairperson via firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to also add this address to your contacts, so it does not end up in you spam folder! Newsletters can also be found under the “Resources” menu.
What other communication tools do you use?
The Mayslake Nature Study & Photography Club also uses Group.io to provide club members a channel to communicate of time-sensitive information that could be of interest to members. This includes information about education opportunities, equipment news and sales, photo opportunities. This moderated group is open to only Mayslake Nature Study & Photography club members in good standing.
What is the MLNSPC Flickr site?
Online Exhibit images and other special event photos are also available on the Flicker site.
What if I do not want my images on Flickr?
Do I have to be a professional photographer to join?
Can I still join your club if I just bought my first camera and do not know how to use it.
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