General Meeting & Open Competition: October 20th, 2015


Douglas Wade, our President, welcomed over 54 people to our General Meeting and Competition night featuring “Open” as the theme, and Dan Holmes as the judge.

Dan Holmes is a professional photographer based in Ventura California. He recently was one of the three photography judges at the 2015 Antelope Valley Fair. Dan’s work has been widely recognized with regional, national and international awards, including PPC Nature & Landscape Photographer of the Year. He is also a multiple award winner and a contributor to Outdoor Photographer, Outside Online, Runner’s World, 805 Magazine, Cycling News, and Ventura Life and Style. He has had multiple showings and his work is displayed in private collections in the US, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, and South Africa. Dan can be found through his website:

Dan provided informative critiques on each and every entry, and there were 75 of them!  Congratulations to all the winners!  View the entries and winners on the LPA website under Competitions. 

Wayne Staley recognized LPA members who are on the S4C Board, and thanked them for upholding a beneficial relationship between the two organizations and longtime loan of the S4C digital projector. David Wilkins, Christine Wilkins, Lee Garner, Bill Sutton, Nan Carder and Bonnie Mathews-Franke will all receive an LPA coffee mug.    

Membership - See Kurtiss Humphrey or Bill Liberto to join LPA.  July 1 started a new LPA Year.  Please fill out a new “Member Application” for dues renewal, update your information and sign a new Release of Liability form that will be valid for as long as you are an LPA member.

Upcoming Events/Announcements

Programs/Workshops - Rock Myers

Competitions – Bonnie Matthews-Franke

Field Trips – Christine Wilkins

PSA Report - Nan Carder

S4C Report – Bonnie Matthews

Friday Night Discussion Group – Glenn Olson

Sunday Breakfast - Dale Ware

Library – Ron Yagi

Newsletter - Douglas Wade

Announcements – Douglas Wade

Meeting Adjourned


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