Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Shutterbugs to Meet on February 9

The West Central Georgia Shutterbugs will meet at the Thomaston Upson Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop on February 9, 2010. This month's speaker will be Marti Jeffers, a photographer from Atlanta whose passion for photography matches her passion for teaching photography. Marti has studied the art of photography in various schools including The Showcase School of Photography and the Rocky Mountain School of Photography. Marti continues to study and refine her photography with workshops every year. Everyone with an interest in photography is welcome to attend any of the Shutterbug meetings and become a member for $12 a year.

Callaway Gardens has invited the West Central Georgia Shutterbugs to display their photographs at the Discovery Center from February 27 to April 11, 2010. The public is invited to view the "Through Our Eyes" exhibit whenever Callaway Gardens is open.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Recent Shutterbug Achievements

Dianne Kelly, Harolyn Castleberry, James Day, Linda Best, Marcia Fisher, Sherry Kunde, Suzie Axtell, Anna Mary Ellerbee, & Allen Ellerbee - Photos were juried into A Novel Experience's "Puppy Love" Exhibit. A reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

King Davis - Photo on the front page of the January 13, 2010 issue of The Upson Beacon.

Marcia Fisher - Photo printed in The Thomaston Times on January 15, 2010.

Ellen Tew - Photos frequently published in The Thomaston Times and The Upson Beacon, photographer for SlowExposures 2009, received a VIP award during the Downtown Thomaston Business Association’s annual dinner, held on January 21, 2010, received plaque and flowers from The Upson Historical Society for her "creative, tireless work".