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Monday April 27th 7:30 pm.

Twin City Camera Club's

Program Night


Wayne R. Pope will present "Digital Photography for Birders."

How about you?  When you see all the wonderful photographs of birds on the web, in publications and in our own competitions, do you want to learn more about how it can be done?  Join us for our April Program Night with Wayne Pope and learn more about it. 

Wayne says "Digital Photography for Birders", is a program with tips and techniques for improving bird photography.  It will cover how to use cell phones, mobile devices, point & shoot and DSLR cameras to get better bird pictures.  Also included in the program are tips on cell phone and mobile device apps that contain birder's field guides with bird songs and video's for better identification in the field.

Wayne Pope is an adjunct professor of photography at Lansing Community College and a free-lance outdoor writer and nature photographer. 

For more information, photos and links, go to the Program Information page.


***Special Announcement***

NOTICE:  there is a problem in the Honor Photography Galleries.  You will be unable to enter the galleries except by using one of this Competition Season links.  Once in the galleries, the only ones available are the current 2014 - 2015 year.

Here is the 2015 April link:


We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but we have been unable to locate the cause of the problem.




Photo of the Month Selections

Selections are now OPEN for the April Photo of the Month.
Thanks for your votes! 

TCCC Members visit the Honor Image Galleries to make your selections of one (1) Color and one (1) Black and White photo from the April Honors. 

Send your picks to

Thank You!



Photo of the Month

Selected by the TCCC Members


March 2015 Photos


Black & White

Bill Rothwell - Pictured Rocks Kayaker

Four cameras ago in 2009, I took this photo at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in northern Michigan.  Some friends and I were paddling our kayaks along the high cliffs of the shoreline when I noticed this cave-like bay.  In a tippy racing kayak, I outdistanced my friends, and paddled quickly into the dark depths of the bay.  There was a special quiet as I floated beneath the dripping overhangs of the cliffs.  The jagged, tree topped cliffs framed the bay beautifully.  As my friends appeared at the entrance to the bay, I captured the moment while dodging the constant drips from above.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 (point-and-shoot), Carl Zeiss lens, 7.2 megapixels.

100 ISO, 1/400, f/9.0



Steve Campbell - Frozen Lighthouse

This image was captured on 1/11/15.  It was cold!  I left after I could no longer feel my fingers thus not being able to work the camera.

The image was processed in Raw 8.7.1 and I used a Topaz de-noise program, spot removal and sharpened.

The camera settings were f11 with ISO of 100.  I used the Sigma 150-500 lens at 289.  The camera used was the Canon 7D.


To see all of the current Season Photo of the Month selections go to the "Photo of the Month" and for Photos prior to the 2014 - 2015 Season go to the "Photo of the Month Archives" page.




These photos are special, because they are chosen by the TCCC members themselves.
Starting with March 2013, we are asking the members to select what they consider the best "Photo of the Month", a Color and a Black and White photograph, chosen from the Prints and Digital Slides Judged to be Honors in that months competition.

Which one would you pick?

Go to the Honor Image Galleries and see which ones you pick as the best, would these be your selections?




TCCC 2013 - 2014


Have been posted to the Annual Competition Winners page:

New Galleries for the 2013 - 2014 Photos of the Year
and the Honorable Mention images:



Twin City Camera Club's 2014 - 2015 Select Subjects

 The TCCC Board Members approved the Select Subjects for the  2014 - 2015 Competition Season.

  Use this link to view or print the  Select Subjects 2014 - 2015


March 5, 2015

Twin City Camera Club's 2015 - 2016 Select Subjects

The TCCC Board Members approved the Select Subjects for the  2015 - 2016 Competition Season.

Use this link to view or print the  Select Subjects 2015 - 2016


Twin City Camera Club's 2014 - 2015 Select Subjects

 The TCCC Board Members approved the Select Subjects for the  2014 - 2015 Competition Season. 




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