Feb. 14 Photography Club meeting: ‘Spain and Portugal’s Greatest Hits’

Photo courtesy Bob Green
Flamenco, Granada, Spain (left); Royal Equestrian School, Jerez, Spain (right), both by Bob Green. Green will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 14 meeting of the Pagosa Springs Photography Club.

By Gregg Heid

Special to The PREVIEW

The Pagosa Springs Photography Club will hold its February meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Community United Methodist Church, 434 Lewis St.

Join us for socializing at 6 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m. The Photography Club normally meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the fellowship room of the Methodist Church.

The February Photography Club meeting will feature longtime member Bob Green. He will be doing a presentation on “Spain and Portugal’s Greatest Hits.”

Green said, “In the fall of 2016 and 2017, my wife and I spent a month total traveling through Spain and Portugal: beginning in Barcelona, traveling through northern Spain via the Pyrenees and along the Way of St. James to Santiago de Compostela, then south to Porto and Lisbon. From there, we proceeded east to Evora, Portugal and Seville, Spain. Then, we traveled south to Gibraltar (a British territory) and finally through Granada, Cordoba and Toledo, finishing our journey in Madrid, in the heart of Spain.”

He took over 3,000 photos on these trips. His talk will examine six widely accepted principles whose exercise will lead to noteworthy, compelling images. “Spain and Portugal’s Greatest Hits” will include the top 50 photos from his travels and point out how various “rules” come into play as we view the images.

Members can bring 10-12 pictures you would like us to view and critique after her presentation on a flash drive. Longtime photographers and those just starting out are welcome.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact our president, Andy Butler, at (512) 581-1470.