Month: July 2013

August 18 2013 is the Annual Family Fun Picnic

August 18 2013 is the Annual Family Fun Picnic

Starting at 4pm—and bring your family-grandkids and all. Picnic is at the Antelope Park Shelter-just across from the Pavilion (hopefully I can hold a spot for us). The camera club provides the chicken and club members bring a side dish to share, their own beverage and […]

Wilderness Park Photo Contest

Wilderness Park Photo Contest

The Friends of Wilderness Park are having a fundraising photography event. They want to create a calendar by using photos taken by local photographers that depict the natural beauty of Wilderness Park. Download an application from the Friends of Wilderness Park Website or pick one […]

Prairie Wonders After Dark

Prairie Wonders After Dark

National Park Service News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 17, 2013

Merrith Baughman 402-223-3514

Prairie Wonders After Dark: 

Artist-in-Residence Leads Night Photography Hike

Ever wonder what the prairie looks like after dark, or want to photograph nighttime images?  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to do both by visiting Homestead National Monument of America in the evening for a Night Photography Hike with a resident photographer!  See the prairie reveal its nighttime gems and learn how to photograph them.  Join Angie Gunnoe, Homestead Artist-in-Residence from Columbus, Ohio, for this unique public program on July 20 from 8:30-9:30 p.m., meeting in the Heritage Center parking lot.  This is the monument’s fifth year of the Artist-in-Residence program, and Gunnoe is one of six artists who were selected this year.  There is no registration necessary and the program is free.

Participants on the Night Photography Hike will explore a small portion of the prairie to observe the wonders that appear after dark, and then learn how to capture them with a camera.  Special attention will be given to the sea of stars and glittering fireflies that are a truly magical experience. Gunnoe will discuss her work photographing these and other images during her residency at the Monument, as well as tips on photographing nature and low-light scenes.  Participants are welcome to bring along a camera with a manual setting and a tripod to try out what they learn during the program.  However, supplies are not necessary and all are welcome to simply look and gain inspiration.

“We are excited to welcome a talented group of artists to live and work with us this year.  We look forward to learning from them as they share their creativity and passion with us and our visitors.  In addition, this night program is a wonderful chance to share a side of the Monument that is rarelyseen by the public,” stated Homestead’s Superintendent Mark Engler.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2013. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit http://www.nps.gov/home/index.htm.

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2012-2013 Final Judging Results

2012-2013 Final Judging Results

These are the final placings for the competition year ending May 2013.  Congratulation for all the winners. Themed 1 – Abe Chen – What are you looking at? (from B&W/Sepia) 2 – Teri King – Spotlight (from Stopping Action) 3 – Teri King – Windmill […]

Message from Kevin Chelton

Message from Kevin Chelton

Lincoln Camera Club, Photography has been a passion of mine for many years.   Having two children involved in sports, I have been involved in action photography.   My passion for action photography has grown over the years to provide an affordable service for my wonderful hobby.  […]