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Justin Hagman commented on Marcus Maddox's event PhotoCOOP Monthly Meeting - July 2014
"Oh no! I'm so sorry! I completely spaced this. I forgot to put this on my calender. :-/ I was curious to get an update on the potential fall art fair too!"
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LeJean Easley is attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Monthly Meeting - July 2014 at Logan Square - Lulu Cafe

July 20, 2014 from 12:30pm to 4pm
We are moving out and about to take photographs. So come out and spend time with your fellow members and seek out the latest masterpiece. The destination is Logan Square. So come out and exercise your photographic skills.See More
Sunday
George Vaselakos is attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Monthly Meeting - July 2014 at Logan Square - Lulu Cafe

July 20, 2014 from 12:30pm to 4pm
We are moving out and about to take photographs. So come out and spend time with your fellow members and seek out the latest masterpiece. The destination is Logan Square. So come out and exercise your photographic skills.See More
Thursday
Justin Hagman is attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Monthly Meeting - July 2014 at Logan Square - Lulu Cafe

July 20, 2014 from 12:30pm to 4pm
We are moving out and about to take photographs. So come out and spend time with your fellow members and seek out the latest masterpiece. The destination is Logan Square. So come out and exercise your photographic skills.See More
Jul 15
Marcus Maddox posted an event

PhotoCOOP Monthly Meeting - July 2014 at Logan Square - Lulu Cafe

July 20, 2014 from 12:30pm to 4pm
We are moving out and about to take photographs. So come out and spend time with your fellow members and seek out the latest masterpiece. The destination is Logan Square. So come out and exercise your photographic skills.See More
Jul 14
khabrimdiallo commented on Marcus Maddox's blog post Proposed Exhibition Opportunity: Edgewater Fall Art Fair 2014
"What would a joint exhibit entail? Is this similar to when photocoop participated in the Ravenswood Art Walk?"
Jul 8
Marcus Maddox commented on Marcus Maddox's blog post Proposed Exhibition Opportunity: Edgewater Fall Art Fair 2014
"Justin, thanks for the observations. Yes, I've spoken with the person managing the event. They are indeed trying to grow the event (this year being year 2), and as part of that they are primarily focusing on 2D Artist for the 2014 event (though…"
Jun 22
Justin Hagman commented on Marcus Maddox's blog post Proposed Exhibition Opportunity: Edgewater Fall Art Fair 2014
"I went to this fest/fair last fall. I think it was its first year. It went pretty smooth but attendance was pretty sparse on Sunday afternoon. I went through their site and it appears there are already 8 photographers exhibiting. With all that…"
Jun 22
Marcus Maddox posted a blog post

Proposed Exhibition Opportunity: Edgewater Fall Art Fair 2014

The group Edgewater Artist are sponsoring an Art Fair. No, this is not "EdgeFest", but an event focusing on artist. The participating artist benefits:Extensive Promotion of EventChicago Merchant Fee includedMusic and special events to draw more attendanceMore that 5000 projected attendence(min) 10'x10' spaceI am proposing that we plan and execute a "PhotoCOOP" joint artist exhibit at the event. To move forward I need to have an idea…See More
Jun 22
Kambua Chema is attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Meeting and "Meetup" at Panera Bread

June 21, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This month we are doing the meeting in a less formal setting. The meeting will be held at a location so as to allow those who attend to take advantage of a unique opportunity for interesting (if not strange photography). At the meeting we will have a brief discussion among the group of their respective techniques employed when doing street photography.This coming Saturday, June 21, 2014 will feature the Annual Chicago…See More
Jun 18
Debbie Poulin commented on Marcus Maddox's event PhotoCOOP Meeting and "Meetup"
"Great idea.  Sorry can't make it. "
Jun 16
Profile Iconkhabrimdiallo, Jette Draper and Justin Hagman are attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Meeting and "Meetup" at Panera Bread

June 21, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This month we are doing the meeting in a less formal setting. The meeting will be held at a location so as to allow those who attend to take advantage of a unique opportunity for interesting (if not strange photography). At the meeting we will have a brief discussion among the group of their respective techniques employed when doing street photography.This coming Saturday, June 21, 2014 will feature the Annual Chicago…See More
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We are a group of photographers working as a cooperative with a common interest for learning and contributing in order to promote artistic and technical development.

The collaborative environment of COOP allows members to stay connected, cultivate skills and aid each other in achievement of photographic pursuits. The culture of our community is participatory, with all members encouraged to share images, contribute to critiques and submit new ideas for lessons and themes.

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Calumet photo news? (also... where do I get my paper now?)

Started by Kat O'Connor in News, Info and Events. Last reply by Kat O'Connor May 24. 2 Replies

So I've heard vague rumors that Calumet would re-open "some" of its stores. One of them might be Oak Brook, but has anyone heard anything further, or know if either Chicago location will…Continue

Invitation to Lattitude Lecture

Started by Marcus Maddox in News, Info and Events Apr 14. 0 Replies

Please join us for this FREE professional development seminar! Photographer David Robert Farmerie will cover all aspects of a successful…Continue

Tags: Lattitude

February 2014 Meeting Notes

Started by Marcus Maddox in Meeting Notes Feb 25. 0 Replies

The major meeting topics this month were:1. Information presented regarding Lattitude and the potential benefits to the PhotoCOOP2. Show-and-tell: new Sony A7 Camera3. Changes regarding PhotoCOOP and…Continue

Tags: Follow-up, Notes, Meeting, Montly

Photorama USA

Started by Marcus Maddox in Sell, Borrow, Barter or Rent Feb 16. 0 Replies

The Photorama USA event is once again in the Chicago suburbs. For those not familiar more information is available at Photorama.com. This is a…Continue

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Proposed Exhibition Opportunity: Edgewater Fall Art Fair 2014

Posted by Marcus Maddox on June 22, 2014 at 2:30pm 3 Comments

The group Edgewater Artist are sponsoring an Art Fair. No, this is not "EdgeFest", but an event focusing on artist. The participating artist benefits:

Extensive Promotion of Event

Chicago Merchant Fee included

Music and special events to draw more attendance

More that 5000 projected attendence

(min) 10'x10' space

I am proposing that we plan and execute a "PhotoCOOP" joint…

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ASMP Salon Series: INSIGHT INTO IMAGES

Posted by Marcus Maddox on May 10, 2014 at 10:17am 0 Comments

This Salon will be held…

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Out of Chicago Summer Conference 2014 - Features Founding PhotoCOOP personalities

Posted by Marcus Maddox on May 7, 2014 at 12:23am 0 Comments

Out of Chicago is a local photography conference. The classroom sessions feature local photographers who have excelled in different aspects of their work. This season will feature PhotoCOOP founders Eric Holubow and John Crouch.

Eric will present a session on "Urban Exploration". John will cover "Panoramic Architectural Photography". Go to Out of Chicago for more information.

Chicago Creative Coalition Announces PhotoArt Fest II

Posted by Marcus Maddox on April 20, 2014 at 12:08am 0 Comments

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Chicago Creative Coalition is pleased to announce that PhotoArt Fest II, a juried fine art photography exhibition, has been accepted for display at this year’s Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 26-27, 2014 in Chicago.

For details regarding participation and entry see PhotoArt Fest…

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