Tuesday, February 13, 2018
By PPWC - Professional Photographers of the Wine Country

Off-Site Event, Must RSVP to attend



Our regular March meeting is a Hands On event including the  "How To" aspects of Deep Sky Astrophotography.  

Presented by Linda Sinkay & Jim Goodenough of "Wine Country Star Party"

** MARCH 20th, 6:00 pm, Not at our regular meeting location.  On-Site at Linda and Jim's home in Freestone, just 10 minutes from our regular meeting location.

Free to PPWC Members, $20 for guests click to pay for guest pass

** This is an "Off-Site-Location" event, only available to the first 25 members/guests that RSVP.  This is not at our regular meeting location.  When you RSVP you will be given the rest of the details on location and what to bring.**

RSVP to Karna Roa:  karnamarie@yahoo.com or call 707-328-4905

Linda & Jim will host us for a hands-on, night sky, evening event.  We will be arriving to the location before dark to set up our gear, their gear, EAT DINNER, and relax as the night sky unfolds before us.  They will run through telescope basics, the need of the additional motorized equatorial mount (what's a motorized equatorial mount?) and basic DSLR settings.  We will have the opportunity to bring our own camera gear, binoculars, and other "stuff."

*** We will send out an updated email blast as well as update here on exact Start Time, and the list of what to bring, etc.  Thank you!!!

Thursday, February 08, 2018
By PPWC- Professional Photographers of the Wine Country


NEXT MEETING: February 20, 2018

You are in for a real treat! Our February speaker will be one of America's most popular painting instructors, Christopher Schink. He will be speaking to us on color and composition from the perspective of a Painter. Please view his work here: Christopher Schink's Website

5:00 Dinner at Fandees (must RSVP to attend) 
6:30 Presentation by Christopher Schink (there is no print comp this month.)

Address of 6:30 meeting: 
1000 Gravenstein Hwy North 
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Located in the Media Room. Park and walk towards courtyard with the fountain and look for an open door. See you there! :) 
Members are free, Guests are $20.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
By PPRE - Professional Photographers of the Wine Country

Join us for our Annual Awards Banquet as we announce the 2017 winners for Photographer of the Year, People's Choice Award, Wedding Photographer of the Year, and more!


Tuesday, January 16th
5:30 no-host happy hour
6:30 dinner and awards announcements
[The Villa](http://thevillarestaurant.com)
3901 Montgomery Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
$35 per person
Bring payment to dinner (cash or check)

RSVP's due by Tuesday, January 9th
please reply to this email or call/text Norah @ (707)327-7570
Dinner Menu below - please reply with your choice


Dinner Choices:

Lasagna Al’la Bolognese
Layers of Pasta, Meat, and Italian Cheeses

Salmon Piccata
Salmon With Butter, Lemon , White Wine and Capers. Served with Rice and Steamed Vegetables

Chicken Cacciatore
Breast of Chicken Baked in Traditional Italian Style. Served with Rice and Steamed Vegetables

Calamari Steak
Tender Calamari Steak with White Wine, Lemon, Butter. Served with Pasta

Vegetarian, Gluten Free available upon request.



See you there,

Norah Burrows


Friday, December 01, 2017
By PPWC - Professional Photographers of the Wine Country

Happy Holidays to our PPWC Family!

Hope you are enjoying this holiday season, celebrating the best way you know how!

Our Holiday Dinner Sunday, December 10th at 4:00pm. 
Family, friends and colleagues are warmly welcome.

Wear your blingiest of bling to show your holiday cheer for this super sparkle party!

Bring a $15 or less gift for a special gift exchange. :)

RSVP by Friday, December 8th 
Judy and Joe are kindly opening their doors to us for the holidays. Let's be sure to give them an rsvp by Friday, Dec. 8th. You may reply to this email or click the link below to rsvp. Be sure to let us know what dish you would like to bring. Thank you to the many members whom have done this already!

Click Here to RSVP and Sign Up for your pot luck dish

We look forward to seeing you!

Norah & Karna 
(707)327-7570 norah's cell // feel free to call or text!

Joe and Judy Tembrock 
241 Royal Ct. 
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
By PPWC - Professional Photographers of the Wine Country

Save the date and prepare prepare!

Join us Tuesday, November 21st for our Annual Print Competition. For this meeting, members may enter up to four images. Images must be submitted by Monday, November 20th at 9:00am. Please see below for print competition details.


Dinner at Fandee's 5:00

Make sure your tummy is well fed! Join us at Fandee's for dinner at 5:00pm.

Please RSVP to Norah Burrows  (707 327 7570)  or   norahsimages @ hotmail.com  so I know how many chairs to request - thank you!

By the way, forgo slaving in the kitchen for hours, just order your early thanksgiving dish from Fandees! *wink**wink*

[Fandees Restaurant](http://fandeesrestaurant.com)
7824 Covert Ln
Sebastopol, CA 95472


Print Competition Rules + Info

Your entry must be in by Monday, November 20th no later than 9AM!
Late entries will not be accepted.

Email your images to: ppreprintcomp@comcast.net

Your print should be AT LEAST 2400 pixels (longest side) DPI DOES NOT MATTER.

You may enter **FOUR** images this month, any category, or all in one category.
Only members may enter images for Print Comp.

If you are entering in the electronic imaging category please remember to attach a copy of the original.

**If you enter images, you must be present to have your prints judged.**

Wedding (W)
Illustrative (I)
Studio Portrait (SP)
Environmental Portrait (EP)
Electronic (E) (ie: Composites)

**Please name your image file as follows:**
Category abbreviation,Image Title,Your name.jpg

EX: EP, Young Love, R Crain.jpg

Community Church of Sebastopol
1000 Gravenstein Hwy North
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Parking in the back, find the courtyard and then follow the signs to the Media Room



We look forward to seeing everyone in November!

Karna Roa & Norah Burrows

President & Vice President