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

Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.       


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

New Members


For additional detail on events click on website tabs or links below 


3rd-week Competition Meeting

  • Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:00 PM 
  • Seven Ponds Nature Center, Dryden Michigan
  • Board Meeting - Post competition meeting
  • Cookies: Need a volunteer
  • Assignment for May:  Something Old  - Will be shown at the June 7 Meeting

Mentor session by Dale Vronch

  • Friday, May 31, 2019, 7 PM
  • Dale Vronch’s Lone Willow Studio
  • 895 Winn Lake Road, Lapeer, Michigan 48446
  • If you are coming or would like to learn more
  • please email or call Dale at dvronch@gmail.com or 810-66 4-0079.
  • No meetings June, July, & August

1st-week Education Meeting - Bring your camera and tripod for Night Photography post the Meeting at SPNC

  • Friday, June 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Seven Ponds Nature Center, Dryden Michigan
  • Topic: Night Photography
  • Speaker: Rev Kelly Todd
  • Cookies: Kathy Bolio
  • Assignment for June:  Barns  - Will be shown at the Aug 2 Meeting
  • Submit assignment images any size to Stu Davis at 7pondsphoto@gmail.com by Noonday of meeting
  • 06/07/2019 Trip Meet Up post-Meeting Night Photography

3rd-week Competition Meeting - Images Due

Reminder: Images are due online Wednesday, June 17, 2019, 11:30 PM 

3rd-week Competition Meeting

  • Friday, June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM 
  • Seven Ponds Nature Center, Dryden Michigan
  • Images are Due Online Wednesday, June 17, 2019 Time Due 11:30 PM
  • Board Meeting - Post competition meeting
  • Cookies: Need a volunteer
  • Assignment for June:  Barns  - Will be shown at the Aug 2 Meeting


Photo Trips Meet-Ups 

05/18/2019 Day Trip Dow Gardens Lead Rev Kelly Todd  - Event Canceled - Looking to reschedule

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

06/08/2019 Green Field Village Lead Kristin Grudzien

06/07/2019 Penn's Cave and Wildlife Park  Lead Tina Daniels

06/18/2019 Toledo Zoo & Aquarium Limited spots last day ticket sales 6-3-2019 Lead LeeAnn McLaneGoetz

Want to lead a trip - just complete the form below 
 Trip request form. https://form.jotform.com/90283795109161

Volunteer Help 




Seven Ponds Photo Club Website Quick links to topics on our website


Dues - Competition rights expired 4-30-2019 for those members who have not paid

  • Bring the completed form in the link below with payment to the next meeting.
  • Single Member $10 / yr, Family (2) $15 / yr  (Members living in the same household)
  • Checks should be made payable to Seven Ponds Photo Club C/O SPNC
  • Contact Dave to send payment via mail: ddaz_camping@yahoo.com
  • 2019 Seven Ponds Photo Club Membership Application
  • Seven Ponds Photography Club Membership Application 2019 


Thank You

LeeAnn McLaneGoetz

VP Seven Ponds Photo Club

Secretary Seven Ponds Photo Club




Seven Ponds Nature Center Photography Club
Elected Board for 2018 - 2019
Jim Lewis - President /DPD Print Competition
LeeAnn McLaneGoetz- VP1 - Secretary
Bobbie Lewis -VP2
Dave Ulman - Treasurer 
Hank Lewis - DPD Print Competition
Todd Bielby - Board Member 
Stu Davis - Board Member - 1st-week image manager
Mike Mercier - Board Member

Contact Us: 7pondsphotoexpo@gmail.com

Facebook page for our sister club

Facebook Group Page

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

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