March 2014 Club Meeting

Meeting Date: March 20, 2014 – 6:00 PM

Meeting Location: Christ Presbyterian Church

Meeting will open with Mariann Cyr showing her new images from her recent trip to Antarctica.

Print Salon: “Recreate a Classic Photograph” – Recreate a classic photograph or painting mimicking the composition, lighting and nuances, but in a new setting or contemporary surrounding. Name your source.

Judge: Mariann Cyr

Judge’s Picks – Color Topic:

Judge’s Picks – Monochrome Topic:

Judge’s Picks – Color Open:

Judge’s Picks – Monochrome Open:

Program: John Pennoyer – John will talk about wildlife photography, including equipment, getting sharp focus and tricks of the trade.

As a freelance nature photographer, John’s love of the outdoors shines through the images he captures. Wildflowers, birds, environmental scenes and wildlife are of special interest to him and especially those that are native to the state of Minnesota. Over the last 12 years he has been conducting photography workshops in Orr, Minnesota, with the American Bear Association. ( He also conducts photography classes in various locations in the twin cities area….. including the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. His photo credits include, Minnesota Conservation Volunteer Magazine, Lake Country Journal Magazine, Bowhunter Magazine, Outdoor Life Magazine plus many other national and regional publications. John has been a member of the Minnesota Nature Photography club ( for 27 years and was given Honorary status a couple of years ago. Since retiring from General Motors 4 years ago, John has been working full time in his nature photography business. ( John and his wife have lived in Maple Grove, MN for the last 36 years. Contact Information:

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