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2019-05-08 Meeting

posted May 10, 2019, 8:02 AM by Geoff Faulkner   [ updated May 10, 2019, 8:05 AM ]




Don Dimitratos has purchased a star tracker and will be giving a demo to the club during the first hour. The unit is called Sky Watcher WiFi.


President message

We will be hosting this meeting online for those who want to participate remotely. The link to join the Microsoft Teams meeting is:


  • Welcome
  • New members?
  • Club Resources


Facebook (Link on the website to find the Facebook page)

Google Group!forum/tracycameraclub (Link on the website to join the mailing list)


  • Pay for photos, membership, any IOU - See Adrianne.
  • Club promotions - did anyone change their membership this month?
  • Art Walk meeting 2019-04-16
    • I attended the art walk planning meeting at the Grand Theatre with William Wilson. I put in the application for our booth and we have been approved. The participation is confirmed for the following 3 art walks--June  21st, July 19th, and September 21st.
    • Any member who would like to display their photos is welcomed to do so. You may also sell your photos if you have an interested buyer. The Tracy Camera Club and the Grand Theatre are not involved in this transaction.
    • I will probably setup a slideshow of entries, but William has challenged us to come up with something more engaging than a slideshow and pamphlet. I'm looking for ideas. Suggested a photo booth that posts the images online for participants to see and tag themselves in. Please send your booth ideas to
  • We are members of the San Joaquin Valley Camera Club Council. You may enter photos in that competition as well. The website for more information is Mickey is the club representative, and can help answer any questions you may have about that additional competition.


Trips and events

  • 2019-05-05 Sacramento Mike's Camera Lens day at the zoo follow-up
  • 2019-05-18 Uvas Canyon - Laura Chellew
  • 2019-05-18 Oakland Mormon Temple tour - Geoff Faulkner
  • Any other trips or events we should think about?



  • Richard Beebe - Classes?


Website and social

  • Geoff for updates



  • Adrianne for follow up



  • Heida Stover from the Stockton camera club is our judge
  • We have 73 entries for the competition tonight