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Eastern Idaho Photographic Society

25 years

Oxbow in Grand Teton National Park

Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton National Park © Roger Heng, 2014

Excursions & Workshop Topics

The first Thursday monthly meetings are generally excursions to local sites for picture-taking, if weather permits. The first Thursday workshop meetings that occur at the meeting site also provide opportunities to take pictures.

2017 Workshops and Excursions

  • January—(No meeting so soon after New Year's Day)
  • February—Computer Photo Masking Tutorial
  • March—Still Life (Depth of Field)
  • April—Freeman Park Vietnam Memorial & Greenbelt at Sunset
  • May—Market Lake Wildlife Management Area, near Roberts, ID
  • June—A junkyard west of Idaho Falls at 6683 W. 33rd South
  • July—(No meeting so soon after Independence Day)
  • August—War Bonnet Rodeo, Sandy Downs
  • September—Eastern Idaho State Fair
  • October—Bonneville Junior Varsity football at Thunder Stadium
  • November—(Worked on the October Exposition at the College of Eastern Idaho)
  • December—Museum of Idaho Olde Fashion Christmas and Winter Festivals exhibit [Monday, 12/11 (open 'til 8)]

More Examples of Excursions

The following are more locations close to home that provide photo opportunities:

  • The Snake River and Greenbelt at night
  • Fisherman's Park, on the river near the Broadway Bridge
  • Freeman Park at sunset
  • The Idaho Falls Zoo
  • Sand dunes near Sandy Downs
  • Idaho Falls cutter races
  • "Boo at the Zoo" near Halloween
  • Christmas lights, looking for "Bokeh" effects
  • Town and Country Gardens, 5800 S. Yellowstone Highway (especially near Christmas when there are different kinds of poinsettias)
  • Scenic Barns near Idaho Falls Barn Locations Images

More Examples of Workshop Topics

The following are some more topics that have been our focus in recent months:

  • Taking Bokeh pictures, with blurred background lights
  • Experimenting with pictures of flowers lighted by various colors and combinations of LED flashlights.