Workshops -Photo Trips - Classed - Self Guided Photo Ops

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Electronic Trip request form.

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Seven Ponds Photo Club - 2019 Photo Club Trips and Workshops

4-27-2019 Workshop with Mike Moats

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2019 Photo Trips  - By Trip Committee  (Sally Kwaiser - Lead, Tina Daniels, Rev Kelly Todd)

03/25/3019 Day Trip Potter Park Lead Rev Kelly Todd

05/18/2019 Day Trip Dow Gardens Lead Rev Kelly Todd  Event Canceled

06/07/2019 Meet Up Night Photography Lead Rev Kelly Todd

06/08/2019 Green Field Village Lead Kristin Grudzien

06/18/2019 Toledo Zoo & Aquarium  Lead LeeAnn McLaneGoetz

07/27/2019  Belle Isle Park Lead Tina Daniels

08/03/2019 Thunder Over Michigan Lead Kristin Grudzien

08/11/2019  11th annual Stable Tour from noon to 4 p.m. Self Guided

08/17/2019 Dow Gardens Lead Tina Daniels - Post Phoned

08/23 or 24/2019 Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival Lead LeeAnn McLaneGoetz - Pending weather

09/21/2019 Model Shoot By Sally Kwaiser - Sally had to cancel due to personal reasons

10/19/2019 Green Field Village by Kristin Grudzien

10/26/2019 Oxfords Witches Night Out by Bobbie Lewis/Jim Lewis

10/28/2019 Tillson Street Photo Shoot by Stu Davis

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2020 Photo Trips  - By Our Members

1/ 12 – 18/ 2020 Winter Waterfowl at Bosque del Apache & White Sands Landscapes - Lead David Stimac

2/ 7-18/2020 Ecuador: Birds of the Cloud Forest - Lead David Stimac

3/ 16-29/2020 Arctic Finland & Norway - Lead David Stimac

5/?/2020, dates TBA  |   6 Days Northwoods Wildflowers & Waterfalls: Springtime in Michigan - Lead David Stimac

Offsite Classes

 Date (s)

Offsite Classes
2/12/2019 Class Photography with Rob Weir- Washington Center
3/12/2019 Wildlife Photography Show - Rob Weir -Washington Center
4/16/2019 Class Photography with Rob Weir- Washington Center
See website Pro Cam Classes -


 Michigan Photo Ops (Self Guided

Date (s) Self Guided Photo Ops
1/11 thru 1/13/2019 Plymouth Mi - Ice Festival
1/18 thru 1/20/2019 Rochester Mi -Fire and Ice Festival & Fireworks 8PM
1/19 thru 1/27/2019 Detroit Mi- North American Auto Show -
1/23 thru 1/28/2019 Frankenmuth Mi - Zehnder’s Snowfest
1/26/2019 Frankenmuth Mi -Zehnder FIREWORKS DISPLAY
2/1 thru 2/4/2019 Grand Rapids Mi - Michigan International Auto Show
2/3/2019 Grand Rapids Mi -Professional Bull Riders Tour
2/9 thru 2/11/2019 Utica Mi - Ice Festival
2/17 thru 2/25/2019 Detroit Mi - 60th Annual Detroit Boat Show
2/23/2019 Port Huron Mi - Winter Bird Blast
3/1 thru 4/21/2019 Midland Mi - Dow Gardens Butterfly House
3/1 thru 4/30/2019 Grand Rapids Mi - Frederik Meijer Gardens Butterfly House
3/2/2019 - Sat in April Stoney Creek Metro Park Mi-Maple Sugar Tours -
3/16/2019 Port Huron Mi - St. Patrick's Parade
Mid April Kensington Metro Park - Rookery
5/3 thru 5/12/2019 Magee Marsh OH- Biggest week in american birding
5/16 thru 5/18/2019 Tawas Point Mi - Birding Festival
5/27/2019 Marine City Mi - Memorial Day Parade
5/30, thru 6/2/2019 Tawas Point Mi -Cerulean Warbler Weekend
6/10 thru 6/12/2019 Mackinaw Island Mi - Lilac Festival
6/15 thru 6/16/2019 Gaylord Mi - Wings Over Northern Michigan Airshow -
6/28 thru 6/30/2019 Howell Mi- Balloon Festival
6/29 thru 6/30/2019 Traverse City Mi - National Cherry Festival Air Show
7/3 thu 7/7/2019 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival
7/4/2019 Port Austin MI- Parade & Fireworks
7/13/2019 Harbor Beach Mi - Fireworks
7/12 thru 7/14/2019 Fort Gratiot Mi -Blue Water Sand Fest-
7/23 thru 7/27/2019 Imlay City Mi - Eastern Michigan State Fair
8/3 thru 8/4/2019 Willow Run Airport, Thunder Over Michigan
8/16 thru 8/17/2019 Port Sanilac Mi -Antique Boat & Vintage Show
Labor Day Weekend Romeo Mi - Peach Festival
10/5/2019 Marine City Mi -Pumpkinpolooza- Carved Pumpkins
10/12 thru10/13/2019 Bellevue Mi - Sandhill Crane & Art Festival
11/15/2019 St. Clair Mi -Celebration of Lights and Santa’s Lighted Parade
11/26/2019 Marine City Mi -Lighted Santa Parade
Date (s) Self Guided Photo Ops
See website Aquarium Auburn Hills, MI - Sea Life Michigan Aquarium
See website Zoo Alto, MI - Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park
See website Zoo Athens MI -Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary & Zoo
See website Zoo Birch Run MI - Wilderness Trails Zoo
See website Zoo Battle Creek MI - Binder Park Zoo
See website Zoo Cedar Springs MI -Deer Tracks Junction
See website Zoo Grand Rapids MI -John Ball Zoo Society
See website Zoo Lambertville MI - Indian Creek Zoo
See website Zoo Lansing MI -Potter Park Zoo
See website Zoo Naubinway MI - GarLyn Zoo
See website Zoo Royal Oak Mi - Detroit Zoo
See website Zoo Saginaw MI -Children's Zoo At Celebration Square
See website Zoo Wallace MI - U.P. DeYoung Family Zoo
See website Zoo Williamsburg MI - GT Butterfly House & Bug Zoo
Any Time Dearborn Mi-Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation's
4/14 thru 10/28/2019 Dearborn Mi - Greenfield Village
See website Michigan Parks
See website Michigan Light Houses - 129 total
8/2 thru 8/4/2019 Fort Gratiot Lighthouse Festival
6/15 thru 9/1/2019 Harbor beach Light House Tour
See website Port Sanilac Lighthouse Tours -810-989-6279
9/4 thru 10/31/2019 Huron Lightship - Fort Gratiot
See website Port Austin Reef Light
5/1 thru 10/1/2019 Point Aux Barques Lighthouse

Added Self Guided Birding Events - Thank you  Larry Ludwicki

Spring Fling at Whitefish Point
Shorebird Celebration at Hillman Marsh, Ontario
Festival of Birds at Pt. Pelee National Park, Ontario
Biggest Week in American Birding at Magee Marsh in Ohio
Tawas Point Birding Festival
Cerulean Warbler weekend in Hastings, MI
Raptor count by HBMO at Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Raptor count by Detroit River Hawk Watch at Lake Erie Metropark, Michigan
Festival of Hawks at Holiday Beach Conservation Area, Ontario
09/21-09/22/2019 Festival of Hawks at Holiday Beach Conservation Area, Ontario
10/12-10/13/2019 TBD

Cranefest in Bellevue, MI

Newly Added Photo Ops




Birding App

MEET UP - Not affiliated but may offer a photo op  -

2019 Photo Club Trip Committee (Looking for volunteers)

Sally Kwaiser - Lead

Tina Daniels

Rev Kelly Todd

If you would like to volunteer please sign up at the next meeting.

Note: All Trips can not conflict with the 1st and 3rd Friday meeting dates without prior board approval

Additional Photo Ops

8/10 -8/11. 2019 Sarnia Tall Ships Celebration



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