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The photography club of Lawton, Oklahoma - all photographers welcome

Wichita Wildlight Photographic Societyof Lawton, OK


Dedicated to people interested in any aspect of photography. Serving Lawton, OK and the surrounding area since 1991.

Enjoying the art and fun of photography
Sharing knowledge and learning
Improving our photographic skills
Supporting the arts and community


WWPS meets the second Thursday of each month, 7:00 PM, at Boulevard Church in Lawton, Ok (5309 W. Gore Blvd), directly across Gore Blvd from Eisenhower High School. Meetings are open to the public without charge or obligation.


Guests are always welcome- no invitation needed, just show up!


Facebook: Wichita Wildlight Photographic Society

Contact: WichitaWildLight@gmail.com


WWPS is a member group of Lawton Arts for All (www.lawtonAFA.org)

WWPS NEWS
Administrator, Thursday 05 July 2007 - 09:50:00 // Comments are turned off for this item

----------- UPCOMING EVENTS -----------


Next Meeting:-May 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM



1. PROGRAM: To be Announced

2. PHOTO CHALLENGE: - There will be a photo challenge at the upcoming meeting. The theme will be "wild card" (any subject).

The winner of the last Photo Challenge was JIMMY MONK with his image "Morning Glory".




3. DOORPRIZE: There will be doorprizes at this meeting. (membership card required to get a ticket)






-----------SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS -----------


UPCOMING ALL-DAY SATURDAY SEMINAR- MAY 5TH


WHAT: “A Day With a Master Photographer”

WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 2018, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

PROGRAM : Dori Arnold, our special guest speaker, will present a 6-hour seminar giving us her best tips and techniques for all kinds of photography. She is an award winning, nationally known professional photographer from Claremore, OK. She has a love for all kinds of photography including people, landscapes, wildlife, travel, flowers, architecture, and everything else. Dori has earned all the possible professional certifications in the photographic industry including the coveted Master Photographers Degree from the Professional Photographers of America. She said she will cover a large variety of topics and teach us the things she has learned over many years of following her passion.

WHERE: Great Plains Technology Center, 4500 SW Lee Blvd, Lawton OK. Bldg 700 (room 701) (near the back of the campus after entering through the west entrance off Lee Blvd).
WHO: This workshop is for WWPS dues-paid members and it’s FREE. If your yearly dues are not currently paid, you can join or renew at the door on the day of the program. ($10 individual, $15 family)

SCHEDULE: Classes will begin at 8:30 am sharp! Please be in your seats before that.
Lunch break will be from 11:30 to 12:30 pm. Class will resume at 12:30 and end at 3:00 pm.

RESERVATIONS: NOT REQUIRED. Just show up!

DOORPRIZES: Several doorprizes will be given out during the day. But, tickets will be handed out only before the start of the program at 8:30 am. No tickets will be given after 8:30 am. You must be present at the time of the ticket drawing to win.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of America’s best photographers.


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ARTS FOR ALL FESTIVAL- 2018--INSTRUCTIONS FOR SHOWING YOUR ART

The Arts For All Festival is May 11, 12, 13 in Shepler Park (Gore Blvd & 4th St.) in Lawton. As a WWPS member or volunteer, you can display and sell your photography without entry fees by hanging it in our WWPS tent. You get to keep the money (minus taxes), and AFA does not take a percentage of your sales!

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Bring your artwork:

a. Either, framed (or equivalent such as gallery wrapped) with hangers or wire on the back (wire preferred). Framed pieces without wire or hangers will not be displayed.

b. Or, shrink wrapped and mounted in sizes 5x7 or larger to be placed in our tabletop display rack. (Note: members may use the WWPS shrink wrapping machine)

c. You can bring as many pieces as you want. We’ll display them until we run out of room.

2. Write on the back: 1. the PRICE (WHOLE DOLLARS ONLY), and 2. YOUR NAME, 3. TITLE. Also put the price on the front on a piece of paper slipped into a frame corner, or something similar.

3. Make a list of what you bring to show, so you’ll know if something is missing later.

4. Bring your art work to the WWPS tent on Friday, May 11th from 3-6 pm.

5. After the show, you must pick up your work no later than 5 pm on Sunday, May 13th. We are not responsible for it after the close of the show.

NOTE: If you show your work in the WWPS tent, you should volunteer to work at least one 2-hour shift in the WWPS tent or at an AFA booth (hospitality, beer, etc.)


USING THE WWPS WORK ROOM
WWPS members can use the WWPS work room with mat cutter, shrink wrapper, laminating machine., hot press, etc. In addition you can use at no cost to WWPS dues-paid members: mat board, framing supplies, foam board, adhesive mounting board, and laminating materials. Contact: Santos Rubio (mis_sr@hotmail.com) or Anita Page (anita_page@att.net) for access to the room.
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DUES WERE DUE IN JANUARY- Individual-$10, family-$15. NOTE: MEMBERSHIP CARDS- will be issued to dues-paid members. Membership cards will be required to: borrow library items, borrow equipment, attend free special workshops, attend free field trips, display in the WWPS tent at the AFA Festival etc..

MEETINGS: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE A MEMBERSHIP CARD TO ATTEND MEETINGS. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY DUES TO ATTEND MEETINGS. EVERYONE IS WELCOME. MEETINGS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.



------------------ LIBRARY ------------------


The following people have library items overdue:

NONE, THANK YOU EVERYONE
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Do not wait until the next meeting to return items. Use our 24-hour drop box, located in the mail slot in the garage door at 323 NW 35th st., one block north of Comanche County Hospital on 35th st.


----------- OTHER INFORMATION -----------


Volunteering is the price we all pay to enjoy the benefits of WWPS, so please pitch in and help.

Member Volunteers needed: Contact Clem Wehner for more info:

Make presentations to clubs, civic groups, schools, churches, etc. You can use the pre-prepared presentation "Tips for Taking Great Photos". Contact Clem for volunteering or checking out the presentation and equipment. Public outreach programs are one of the most important things we do. We need YOU to help.

Public Outreach Activities: If you made a presentation, displayed your photographs anywhere, taught a class to one or more people, helped out in the community using your photographic skills, or anything similar, let Clem know. We need to document all our activities for our Arts for All sponsors, and we'll put your accomplishments on this website on the "Volunteers" page.