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Members of Professional Photographers of Cape Cod

Members Calendar of Events
Throughout the year members are provided with many lectures, trips, and other events to gain additional knowledge, share camaraderie, and socialize among their peers.

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Monday, February 7, 2022
11:00 PM

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Zoom

Business Meeting - 6pm, Program by Marty Hassel - History of Photography 7pm - Zoom

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February 7th Business Meeting at 6pm "Stories from the History of Photography" with Marty Hassell at 7pm Our Feb. 7th meeting will be held at 6pm via Zoom starting with our annual business meeting. You'll hear updates from the officers, including the treasurer's report, and have the opportunity to discuss new business. At 7pm, we'll hear from retired New England School of Photography instructor Marty Hassell who will present her program "Stories from the History of Photography From Aristotle to Ansel Adams." Here's a description from our guest speaker: We now know that for around 40,000 years humans have been creating images providing evidence that they existed. At first, they created things like drawings in caves and, about 25,000 years later, petroglyphs. Later the demand for making pictures became so great that everyone wanted to do it. The problem was that everyone could not draw. Enter Aristotle in 325 B.C.E. and the rest is photo history. How did we get from Aristotle via Ansel Adams and others to an estimated 7.4 trillion photos taken in 2020? There are some interesting stories about that! In my 30+ years of teaching and researching the History of Photography, I’ve come up with a few favorites I’d like to share with you. – Marty Hassell

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Monday, March 7, 2022
11:30 PM

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Zoom

Steven Koppel - will be discussing self-expression through imagery

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Steve Koppel -  Speaker Artist and gallery owner Steve Koppel will be presenting on "Self Expression through Imagery"  During this session, I will discuss imagery as a form of self-expression, both from the perspective of a passionate photographer and from the view of individuals who are self-proclaimed “non-artists.” I will share examples of my own imagery conveying feelings and experiences during specific moments on the beaches and tidal flats of Cape Cod. My talk will emphasize not only technique, but also the overall photographic experience. I specialize in creative approaches for expressing movement of water, and these will be explored extensively.

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Friday, March 11, 2022
9:00 PM

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Sam Diego's - 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis

Social at Sam Diego's on Friday, 3/11

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Don't forget! We're having our social on Friday, March 11 at Sam Diego's from 4pm to 6pm because there's ample parking and space. We will be in the back bar also known as the cafe. See you there! Come meet your fellow members for a margarita and apps. You'll also receive your printed copy of the 2022 schedule and special gift from the board. This will count toward your 3-meeting requirement for the year. Bring a friend and/or a prospective member!

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Monday, April 4, 2022
10:30 PM

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Fleeting Moments Studio - West Dennis

Denise Pressman - Photographing Subjects with Special Needs

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Hosted by Denise Pressman at Fleeting Moments Studio in West Dennis

Denise Pressman will share her expertise in photographing subjects with special needs in her studio.

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Monday, May 9, 2022
10:30 PM

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Fairfield Inn - Hyannis

Amy Rader presents Preparation Matters: Preparing your work for Art Festivals

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Past PPOCC president and PPA master photographer Amy Rader will discuss her 12 years of experience displaying and marketing her photography at outdoor art markets and fairs. Cape Cod is known as one of the top tourist destinations and Northeast. There are opportunities to display your work at festivals almost every weekend during the summer and fall. Amy will share her tips, tricks and what to consider before putting together your display for an event. This will be a candid exchange with information plus we'll hear from other seasoned photographers and find out what has worked at their booths. Don't miss out on this very unique opportunity to learn from one of our distinguished members.

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Monday, May 23, 2022
5:00 PM

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Martha's Vineyard

Cameras and Cameraderie - Martha's Vineyard

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Monday, June 6, 2022
10:30 PM

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Fairfield Inn, Hyannis

Best Business Practices - Panel Discussion

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Monday, September 12, 2022
10:00 PM

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Lobster Trap - Bourne

Sunset Social and Headshot Exchange

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Monday, October 3, 2022
10:30 PM

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TBD

Career Spotlight - Steve Heaslip

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Monday, November 7, 2022
11:30 PM

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Zoom

Board Elections

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Monday, December 5, 2022
10:30 PM

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Zoom

Board Meeting - Board members only

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Monday, January 9, 2023
11:00 PM

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TBD

Holiday Social - TBD

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