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The Pictorialist

March 2016
Newsletter of the Photo Pictorialists of Milwaukee
Established 1904
Affiliated with the Photographic Society of America
Wisconsin Area Camera Clubs Organization
And the Wisconsin Print Circuit
Richard Yehl, President; Kathy Braun, Vice President; Dixie Lowin, Secretary/Treasurer;
Linda Lee, Newsletter Editor; Sandra Weber, Webmaster
Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, from September through May, at 7p.m.
in the Luther Manor Faith & Education Center, 4545 N. 92nd St., Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

New members are always welcome.

2015-2016 Dues
Dues are $20 single and $30 family, to be paid before or at
the September meeting. Bring them to a meeting or send
them to Dixie Lowin, 2028 W. Ranch Road, Mequon, WI
2015-2016 Meeting Dates and Topics
See the August 2015 Pictorialist if you wish to view
meeting dates and topics from September through
December. It, and other previous editions, are available on
the club website,
March 10


at Luther Manors Faith and Education Center. Enter
through North Parking Lot.
This meeting is a time when members may seek positive
feedback to help improve photo skills, or an occasion to
share ones photos with other members. Each member has
5 minutes for Outings, Travel, or Other photos. Those
seeking feedback might consider showing fewer images;
those not wanting feedback may include more images.
Sandra Weber needs digital images by March 3. Directions
for sizing digital images are on the Photopictorialist
April 7
Before and After This topic gives members the
opportunity to show an image as taken and as edited.
Members will have 5 minutes to give presentations. Get
digital images to Sandra Weber by March 24, 2 weeks
before the meeting.

In addition, there will be no annual business meeting, but

the questionnaires distributed at the January and February
meetings will be collected. A committee will be formed to
review the suggestions and use them to put together next
years schedule. The schedule will be distributed at the
May meeting or sent to members during the summer. It
will also be posted on the Photopictorialist website when
May 5
The Year-end competition has been cancelled for this
year, and the banquet at Meyers Restaurant will be
replaced by a pot luck held at Luther Manor. Bring a guest
if you wish and bring a dish to pass.
In addition, bring four (4) 8X10 prints to be displayed
during the summer on the exhibit boards in the Luther
Manor foyer.
Treat List
March Kathy Braun
April - Bert Hartinger
WACCO Competition: The deadline for the competition
is April 23. Detailed information about categories and
submissions can be found on the website. All images
entered, both projected and print, will be uploaded
electronically. This is a change from previous
arrangements. The site will go live on March 15.

Judging for the competition is Saturday, May 7.

Photopictorialists will assist with the logistics of the
judging. Contact Richard Yehl if interested in helping.

Forty floral arrangements are creatively paired with MAM

paintings and sculptures.
On Gallery Night: April 15, 2016, admission to the
museum is free from 5pm 9 pm

Photos for the Website and the Newsletter: The

webmaster, Sandra Weber, and the newsletter editor, Linda
Lee, use members photos for the website and the
newsletter. Both women encourage members to submit a
favorite photo -- no more than two -- for possible use.
Sandra needs landscape orientation including, but not
limited to, images reflecting the seasons. Do not crop or
resize. Linda needs portrait orientation images of any kind,
including club-related pictures. Again, do not crop or
Club Outings and Photo Opportunities, with thanks to
Pauline Beck:
No outings are presently scheduled, but club members
will receive email notice if any are scheduled between
editions of the newsletter.
Photo Opportunities:
Milwaukee St. Patricks Day Parade, March 12, noon
1:30 p.m. from 3rd & Wisconsin to Highland & Water.
Parade will have over 140 units, including floats, bagpipe
and marching bands, celebrities and Irish and Celtic
organizations. Free.
Shamrock Club Post-parade party, March 12, 1-6 p.m.
with food, beverages, and 4 stages of entertainment. Irish
Cultural & Heritage Center, 2133 W. Wisconsin.
$10/family, $2/person, kids 10 & under free.
Winter Pow Wow, March 12-13, Wisconsin State Fair
Products Pavilion. Traditional food, family fun, large
Native American marketplace, social dance, dance specials.
Adults $8; 60+ $5; 12 & under free. $6 parking (or park
free on street).
Maple Sugar Days for Families, Wehr Nature Center,
9701 W. College Ave. in Whitnall Park, March 19 & 20, 14 p.m. Includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an
old-time sugarin camp, a boil down demonstration and
hands-on activities for children. Taste a pancake with real
maple syrup. Guided hikes begin at 1 p.m. and continue
every 15 minutes until 4 p.m. $6 per person, plus $3
parking fee.
Art in Bloom, Milwaukee Art Museum, March 17 and 18
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and March 19 and 20, 10 a.m. 5 p.m.

Harley-Davidson Museum
Race Day: Photos from the Flat Track is a photography
exhibit on display through September 5, 2016.
Flat track racings preeminent photographer, Dave Hoenig,
takes you down to pit row and into the grandstands to
document the thrills and chills of life in the fast lane.
Also on exhibit is Racing Machines from the KR to the XR.
The Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh
Rooms of Blooms is presented the first two weekends in
March and celebrates the art of floral design within the
exquisite settings of the historic Paine estate. The show
features more than one hundred artistic fresh floral
creations by the most talented designers in the region.
Audubon's Birds of America will be on exhibit from May
7 through October 16. This exhibit will include original
first-edition, large-format prints from Audubons iconic and
beloved Birds of America series.
Milwaukee County Historical Society Family Day &
Member Appreciation Day, April 16, 2016 Join
us for this day filled with fun for people of all
ages. Children can explore the process of soda
making. Adults can view the exhibition, see the
home brew process, and enjoy a brewed beverage.
Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest at Washington County
Fair Park & Conference Center, West Bend, April
23-24. Throughout the weekend, alpacas will be on
display in the show ring. Also includes a fleece
show, fiber arts contests, spin off, fiber classes and
seminars for people interested in alpacas. Free.