Making and Enjoying Prints: Sept. 5

  • 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
  • UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.; find a map to our meeting room
  • The Importance of Print: Enjoying and Preserving Your Work, Drew Hendrix, president, Red River Paper

Learn tips, tricks, and more about the photo printing process from Drew Hendrix, president of Red River Paper. Red River offers digital image capture, editing and output with inkjet printing. The Dallas company has been in operation since 1997.

Drew’s presentation will discuss:

  • Paper types and characteristics.
  • How to select paper for your print.
  • How to prepare an image for print.
  • Calibrating your printer.
  • Cost of printing and mounting.

Fort Worth Camera Club monthly competition includes print categories that allow members to showcase their skills. Prints are displayed at the club’s second Thursday meeting and at the annual Awards Banquet in December.

The club’s annual public exhibit also gives members an opportunity to display and sell printed and mounted images. This year’s show will be Oct. 4-23 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy. Contact Ken Spencer for information.

Drew Hendrix Red River PaperDrew has been with Red River Paper since 1997 and president since 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and completed an entrepreneurship certificate program from Dallas County Community College.

Above, Bryce Canyon National Park, by Laurie Excell, printed at Red River.


Have fun! Join an Outing

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Outings allow us to visit interesting and scenic places in north Texas, take photos and have fun. View the Outings schedule for information. Participants are asked to sign a PDF-Release-of-Liability.

Here are a selection of participant images from outings to historic churches, Browne Salvage Yards, Fabrication Yards, Historic Cleburne, Historic Statler Hotel, Possum Kingdom Lake, Ennis Bluebonnet Festival, Colleyville Nature Center, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and the Dallas Arboretum.












How I Got The Shot: Aug. 1

  • 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019
  • UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.; find a map to the room location
  • How I Got the Shot, presented by David Bee, K.P. Wilska, Shawn Gibson, Jerry Turner, Marsha Ezell and Philip Wallar

Six award winning club members will explain How I Got the Shot, a presentation about their successful efforts to capture a favorite and winning image at August’s first Thursday meeting.

The discussion will include:

  • Where the image was made.
  • What factors affected making the image, i.e., weather, lighting, time of day, difficulty of subject, other interesting circumstances and details.
  • What camera, equipment and software was used.
  • Suggestions, tips and ideas for other photographers.

Presenters include:

Beginner Category

Advanced Category

Master Category

Program coordinated by Michele Harmon, Fort Worth Camera Club board member/treasurer; above, Jerry Turner’s Teton Autumn; below, Marsha Ezell’s beach, Hal Wallar’s Wizard of Jada, Shawn Gibson’s lilac breasted roller, David Bee’s heron and K.P. Wilska’s Death Valley sunset.




No Meeting July 4: Competition Prints due July 3

The club will not hold a first Thursday meeting in July, which falls on Independence Day, but competition will be held as usual.

  • Submit print entries at the regularly scheduled June 20 meeting, or from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., July 3, 2019
  • Submit print entries July 3 to Competition Committee members who will be at the parking lot of UNTSHC, 3500 Camp Bowie; find a map
  • Digital competition entries may be submitted as usual, online, no later than July 4.
  • Find competition entry guidelines.

Fireworks displays are scheduled throughout north Texas July 4 and during the weekend. Learn how to make fireworks photos:

Join us for our third Thursday entry review and awards on July 18 and our regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 1.

Above, fireworks over Possum Kingdom Lake, by David Roberts.

Discover Your Creativity: June 6

  • 7 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.; find a map to our meeting room
  • Creativity, Kipp Baker, founder, Pixure NewMedia

Kipp Baker June2019 400wJoin us for our first Thursday meeting to ponder and possibly discover your creativity.

Presenter Kipp Baker will ask:

  • Do you have it?
  • Do you seek it?
  • Do you need it?
  • How can you be more creative?

“I’ll be discussing “CREATIVITY” in the hopes you can learn from my successes – and failures – in my battle with that mysterious entity we call CREATIVITY,” says Kipp, who is founder and owner of Pixure NewMedia in Fort Worth.

Kipp has held several positions in creative services at Bell Helicopter, Dallas Photo Imaging and UT Southwestern Medical Center, and has produced award winning photography, web design and media for American Airlines, Kimbell Art Museum and AVX Aircraft Company, among others.

Kipp earned a bachelor of fine arts from TCU, and has taught photography and printmaking at TCU and Tarrant County College.

Kipp is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers, Texas Photographic Society, National Association of Photoshop Professionals and Trinity Writers Workshop.

Competition Reminder

  • Entries are due at the June 6 meeting (bring prints and email digital images) for monthly competition. (Competition is open to members who have paid current year dues; join us!)
  • Learn more about our monthly competition and judges.