Welcome to Seven Ponds Photography Club

Mission Statement

The Seven Ponds Camera Club, formed in 2009, was created to promote the advancement of photography as an art. The purpose of the club is to bring together persons of like mind who are dedicated to the advancement of their skills by association with other members, through the study of the work of others and through spirited and friendly competition.  The club exists to offer opportunities for all to share knowledge within the club and in the community, through exhibitions and programs that excite interest in the knowledge and practice of all branches of photography. 

We meet the 1st and 3rd* Friday of the month at 7:00 PM at Seven Ponds Nature Center - Online due to Covid 19

Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.       


Hours Tuesday through Sunday

 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed Monday
Grounds open to members dawn to dusk.
3854 Crawford Road
Dryden, MI 48428-9776

  How to join New Members

  Newsletter 2021 Jan/Feb/Mar Newsletter

Message from our President

SPPC Members,

Due to the growing concerns over the COVID-19/Coronavirus, and the decision of Seven Ponds Nature Center to close for group meetings for everyone's well being, The Seven Ponds Photo Club Board of Directors has decided it is in the best interest of our club members and any visitors to cancel our upcoming in-person meetings:  

We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that you and your family stay healthy and safe.

Jim Lewis

SPPC President

 March 2021 Meetings and Workshops

1st Friday Meeting - Online via zoom 7:00 PM EST

 (Note: An Email will be sent to SPPC members prior to the meeting)

Part 1: Review of Assignment Images

  •  Images are due Wed Mar 3, 2021, by noon
  • Assignment Feb 2021 - "Hearts"
  • Assignment Mar 2021 - "Weather"
  • Rework of previous months images
  • Other- Any Image you would like to share
  • Please send your images to Kristin Grudzien
  • Send Images via email to 7pondsphoto@gmail.com

Part 2: Review of prior months SPPC competition images



3rd Friday Meeting (Optional) - Online via zoom 7:00 PM

March 19,2021, Canceled

 April 16, 2021, Robotic Photography by Nick Kaltsounis

 May 21, 2021, The Properly Equipped Macro Photographer By Mike Moats

Note: As soon as Covid Restrictions allow - we will meet at Seven Ponds Nature Center.

2021 In-person workshop(s)

March 20, 2021, SPPC Explore Creative Macro Photography with Color and Oils
Spots are limited 1st come 1st served - Sign up required

2021 On-line workshop(s)

March 3, 2021,- "Creativity In Lighting For Bird Photography with Cameron Darnell by Hunts"

 Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqcumprj4tG9Gld8U5ilpP97JEgw6mjb-w


 May 24, 2021, -"I was lost but now I am found-Discovery of our artistic vision" 

 Register in advance for this meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9-wFdD7HSk6sQaUqlxjCqA


 April 7, 2021, - "Color Workflow for Print with John Walrath Sponsored by Hunts Photo"

 Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqcumprj4tG9Gld8U5ilpP97JEgw6mjb-w


April 12, 2021 - "Fear & Photography-Working with emotion in our photography" 
Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3pQd7deERKWuXogVCHJLTQ

2021 Photo Trips

2021 Current in-person trips are on hold due to Covid Restrictions.

 We encourage all of our SPPC members to consider leading a photo club trip -   Trip request form.


2021 Self Guided Photo Shoot Ops

3/18 to 4/18/2021 Bavarian Easter Celebration

5/01 thru 5/09/2021 The Holland Tulip Time Festival


2021 SPPC Club Dues

New members joining in 2021
SPPC dues are $15 for one member and $20 for a family or two or more members living at the same address.
Attached is the 2021 membership form  Email completed form to 7pondsphotoexpo@gmail.com


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2020/2021 Elected Board Positions / Members

2020/2021 Elected Board Positions / Members
  President   Jim Lewis
  Vice President 1   LeeAnn McLaneGoetz
  Vice President 2   Bobbie Lewis
  Secretary   LeeAnn McLaneGoetz
  Treasurer   LeeAnn McLaneGoetz
  Digital Print Manager(s)   Hank Lewis / Jim Lewis
  Print Manager(s)   Hank Lewis / Jim Lewis
  1stweek Image Manager  Kristin Grudzien
  Trip Manager(s)

  Tina Daniels                          LeeAnn McLaneGoetz

  Face book Manager   Kristin Grudzien
  Fundraiser Manager   Mike Mercier
  Board Member   Stu Davis
  Library Manager
  Tim Toland
  Non-Board – Newsletter  Germaine Finley

Next board election Nov 5, 2021

Contact Us

Contact Us: 7pondsphotoexpo@gmail.com

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Seven Ponds Photo Club is a member of the Greater Detroit Camera Club Council.

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