Saturday, February 28, 2009

Meeting Monday

Regular meeting this Monday, 3/2, 4-6PM in B1-11.
We need to plan for the next several weeks.
PIZZA & WINGS on the house. (non members will tell us a photo story in exchange for food!)
By all means.... bring images for consideration for GROUP SHOW.
See you there! (bring a friend!)

Remembering avid Club fans: Gery Weiser & Jack Simons at the student show.
© Copyright 2007, Cristina Valdivieso (former Club President/Visionary)

Photo Show

Community College of Philadelphia
CCP Photography Club
The Community College of Philadelphia's PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB will be exhibiting prints by student members. Opening reception is on Saturday, April 18 from 5-9PM and running until the end of April.
Prints for exhibit and sale will be shown at Dada Rug and Art Gallery, 113 S. 12th St (corner 12th & Samson Sts.), Phila. Pa. 19107.
Dada Rugs' interior designer, Davoud Rad, is extending the courtesy to club members for the 3rd consecutive year.
Dada Rugs Specializes in sales of natural fiber rugs and wall hangings and also offers design services, restorations, cleanings, and appraisals.
Photography Club faculty advisor, Michael J. Joniec, is pleased to assist many talented students exhibit their contemporary, talented work in a beautiful venue.
Various styles and photographic techniques by club members ensure an interesting, professional exhibit. Patrons wishing to purchase artworks, at reasonable prices, are assisting college students to assemble resources for continuing their college education and are acquiring beautiful decorative artwork from budding young artists.
Please visit during normal store hours, Tuesday through Thursday 10-6, Fridays 10-8, Saturdays 10-6, and Sundays 12-5, or plan to attend the opening reception on April 18.
CCP Photography Club on the web at
We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Very truly yours,

Michael J. Joniec
CCP Photography Club
Faculty Advisor

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Trip to Philadelphia Photographic

On Monday, 2/23, the CCP Photo Club participated in a guided tour of Philadelphia Photographics processing laboratory.
Owner & Photo Dept Advisory Board member, Jim Hood, conducted the grand tour.
A group photo is coming to you, shortly.
Participants are encouraged to bring in images to PIZZA meeting on Monday, 3/2.
Attending: Courtney Thall, Sean, Ann Enders, Walt Johnson, Len Parry, Beau Johnson, Earl Weeks, MJoniec..... and others.
Members reported the experience to have been worthwhile, informative, and inspirational!

Think about bringing in your images you will be hanging in the print exhibition. Deadline 4/14.

Monday, February 23, 2009


Meeting Minutes 2/16/09
Attending: Beau Johnson, Beverly Brooks, Mary Leszczynski, Ann Enders, Megan Schuster, Earl Weeks, Doug Rivera, Diego Chiri, M Joniec.
New Members: Yen Le, Tyrone Marquez, Conrad Ryan
Meeting Began at 4:15PM
Welcome to new members!!! Keep on Coming!
-Members talked about the merits of using "Archival" quality, gold CD's & DVD's. Encouraged to use china markers or soft graphite pencils for labeling vs. acid rich "Sharpie" type markers. MATSUI brand highly recommended by INKJET ART Newsletter.
-"People Having Fun" theme for Print Samples competition deadline for submissions 4/6/09
-V.P. Doug Rivera Presented a Vinyl banner to the club. He produced the banner compliments of Kinkos. Doug's stunning design will make club presentations at public events more professional looking.... it adds a touch of class.
-Earl Weeks & helpers bought more pizza & wings, compliments SGA. Thank You!
-MJ described the car ride to Rochester, NY a beautiful photo opportunity for landscape photographers.
-MJ Showed his nature photos as submissions for Print Exhibition. Members approved images for display in April
-Tuesday, April 14 is the date members need to drop off framed photos for print exhibition. Opening night Sat 4/18, 5-8PM
-Members urged to submit location ideas for "Photo Safari", 2nd week of March during Spring Break.
-Ann Enders showed B&W scans from 35mm B&W film, produced by Philadelphia Photographics Lab, Phila. Nice imagery, Nice lab work!
-Mon, Feb 23rd, 2:45PM, outside at 1021 Arch St. members assemble for 3PM tour of Philadelphia Photographics professional image processing facility. Guided tour by Lab Owner, Jim Hood.
-March 6th, First Friday Gallery Walk, Old City Phila. Members meet at 5PM corner 2nd & Market Sts.
-PHOTO SAFARI..... 2Nd week of March during Spring Break...... Photo Safari location TBA. Members stroll and photograph and exchange ideas.

Meeting ended at 5:45PM
Minutes compiled by Ann Enders, edited for accuracy by MJoniec

Gallery Space

We secured a gallery space for the Club group print exhibition.
Once again, Dada Rug & Art Gallery, 12th & Samson, Phila, has agreed to let us exhibit.
Opening Sat 4/18, 5-9PM
Framed Prints ready for hanging due Tues 4/14.
Any member attending at least 4 meetings this semester is eligible.
Bring your images to meetings for peer review!
Don't wait!!!!!!
It takes quite a bit of time to get ready to exhibit.
We'll talk more on Monday!
See you at the meeting!

Antonio McCall Photography

CCP Photo Club member Antonio McCall provided a link to his photographic talents. 

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Photo Club Notes – 2/2/09

Pizza from John’s pizza – thanks goes out to Earl for the pizza

Showing of holiday break photos – Courtney, Earl and Leann

New club email –

FaceBook page is up –CCP Photo Club

Photo opportunity –take photos for Valentine’s Day at events on campus to raise money for club

Re-showing of Print samples – entries due April 6th

ASMP –photo-shop/light -room discussion -demo Feb.19th in auditorium 9am -4pm

Minutes compiled by Beth

Monday, February 2, 2009

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