December Photo Club theme is BRIDGES

Tue, Dec 13 2022, 11:30am

St. Anthony Library, New Brighton

The next meeting of the UMRA Photo Club will be in person starting at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, in the meeting room of the St. Anthony Library in the St. Anthony Shopping Center at New Brighton and St. Anthony Boulevards.

For those interested in having lunch together first, meet at the Great Dragon Restaurant across the shopping center parking lot at 11:30 a.m.

Masks are not required but are welcomed. Please stay home if you are sick or have been recently exposed to COVID-19. We expect people will be fully vaccinated with one or more boosters, but we will not be checking vaccination cards.

For December the THEME is Bridges (For January the THEME will be Circles)

Contact Craig Swan at [email protected] for more information, including guidelines for sharing pictures at the meeting. Newcomers are welcome!

Guidelines for submitting pictures

Submit up to 10 pictures to Dick Kain < [email protected] > by noon, Monday, December 12.

Within the 10 pictures you are free to decide on how many should be Theme and how many should be Choice pictures.

For THEME Pictures, the subject line of your email should read December UMRA Theme Pictures For CHOICE pictures, the subject line should read December UMRA Choice Pictures

If your picture files are so large they do not all fit into one email, just send additional emails, but please use the correct subject line for each email.

Remember, if you want your pictures posted on the Photo Club website, cc: Craig < [email protected] > on your email to Dick.

So that your pictures will be shown together, please put your name or initials at the front of each file name. If you want your pictures shown in a particular order, number each file in the order you want them shown after your name or initials.

For example

  • Mary Brown 1
  • Mary Brown 2 …
  • JD 1
  • JD 2 …

Pictures from November and previous meetings are posted at

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