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Maureen McDermott might attend Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Meeting at JP Burkes Patio and Tap

May 9, 2015 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Due a combination of factors the announced meeting location will not be available on the originally announced meeting day/time. The venue is also features the Chicago Blackhawks, and at the time of initially planning the meeting the exact schedule for the second round play-off matches was unknown. It turns out that the next play off game is scheduled to start at the same day/time of the original COOP meeting. Normally, this would not be an issue in that at the venue we could either meeting on…See More
May 5
Marcus Maddox updated an event

PhotoCOOP Meeting at JP Burkes Patio and Tap

May 9, 2015 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Due a combination of factors the announced meeting location will not be available on the originally announced meeting day/time. The venue is also features the Chicago Blackhawks, and at the time of initially planning the meeting the exact schedule for the second round play-off matches was unknown. It turns out that the next play off game is scheduled to start at the same day/time of the original COOP meeting. Normally, this would not be an issue in that at the venue we could either meeting on…See More
May 5
Profile Iconkhabrimdiallo and Debbie Poulin are attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Meeting at JP Burkes Patio and Tap

May 5, 2015 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Due a combination of factors the announced meeting location will not be available on the originally announced meeting day/time. The venue is also features the Chicago Blackhawks, and at the time of initially planning the meeting the exact schedule for the second round play-off matches was unknown. It turns out that the next play off game is scheduled to start at the same day/time of the original COOP meeting. Normally, this would not be an issue in that at the venue we could either meeting on…See More
Apr 22
George Vaselakos commented on Marcus Maddox's event PhotoCOOP Meeting
"Unfortunately will be photographing the Oregon coast around Portland that week. Will consider displaying at the library. George"
Apr 22
Marcus Maddox posted an event

PhotoCOOP Meeting at JP Burkes Patio and Tap

May 5, 2015 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Due a combination of factors the announced meeting location will not be available on the originally announced meeting day/time. The venue is also features the Chicago Blackhawks, and at the time of initially planning the meeting the exact schedule for the second round play-off matches was unknown. It turns out that the next play off game is scheduled to start at the same day/time of the original COOP meeting. Normally, this would not be an issue in that at the venue we could either meeting on…See More
Apr 22
Marcus Maddox posted a blog post

Chicago Public Library to Feature Photographic Art from PhotoCOOP

The months of June and July photography from PhotoCOOP members will be featured at the Lincoln Belmont Branch of the Chicago Public Library. During the exhibition period there will also be an artist talk, presentation, reception where exhibiting PhotoCOOP members will be able to talk about their approach to capturing their photographs, processing of the images, printing, and what inspired their photographic efforts.This is an exciting opportunity and represents the start of a season of present,…See More
Apr 21
Justin Hagman is attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Meeting for February 2015 at Chicago Public Library - Lincoln Belmont Branch

February 26, 2015 from 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Happy new year (yes a little late but it is a new year)! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and are getting off to a wonder start in 2015. Now the PhotoCOOP is ready to kick off the new year (after taking a brief break) with our first meeting. The first meeting agenda will present information of interest to any/all PhotoCOOP members who desire to participate in exhibit opportunities for the coming year. There are already two specific opportunities in the works (one a repeat from…See More
Feb 6
Profile Iconkhabrimdiallo and Donna Swenson are attending Marcus Maddox's event

PhotoCOOP Meeting for February 2015 at Chicago Public Library - Lincoln Belmont Branch

February 26, 2015 from 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Happy new year (yes a little late but it is a new year)! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and are getting off to a wonder start in 2015. Now the PhotoCOOP is ready to kick off the new year (after taking a brief break) with our first meeting. The first meeting agenda will present information of interest to any/all PhotoCOOP members who desire to participate in exhibit opportunities for the coming year. There are already two specific opportunities in the works (one a repeat from…See More
Feb 2
Marcus Maddox posted an event

PhotoCOOP Meeting for February 2015 at Chicago Public Library - Lincoln Belmont Branch

February 26, 2015 from 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Happy new year (yes a little late but it is a new year)! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and are getting off to a wonder start in 2015. Now the PhotoCOOP is ready to kick off the new year (after taking a brief break) with our first meeting. The first meeting agenda will present information of interest to any/all PhotoCOOP members who desire to participate in exhibit opportunities for the coming year. There are already two specific opportunities in the works (one a repeat from…See More
Feb 2
Marcus Maddox posted a blog post

A Very Good Documentary: ESPN Keepers of the Streak

There is a documentary that premeired on ESPN today.  The title was "Keepers of the Streak".  The subject was four photographers who all of covered all of the NFL SuperBowls. The timing is very appropriate in that today Sports Illustrated magazine announced the layoff of their last staff photographers. This means that Sports Illustrated magazine will have to rely on sources outside of their direct control and influence for the photographic artwork that has been the halmark of their publication.…See More
Jan 23
Marcus Maddox posted a blog post

Richard Stromberg: Rememberance and Bake-Off at Studio/School

Richard Stromberg Memorial ServiceAdditional information has been provided regarding a planned remembrance event honoring Richard Stromberg. The event is planned for Thursday, December 18 at 7:15pm. Those of you who have history and/or experience with Richard or the CPC may recall the annual "Bake-Off" event that Richard sponsored each year during the holiday season.…See More
Dec 2, 2014
Maureen McDermott is attending Marcus Maddox's event
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Call for Entries: Lillstreet Midwest Juried Exhibition of Photography at Lillstreet Art Center

March 6, 2015 to April 19, 2015
!! ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday DECEMBER 1, 2014 !!Juried by Paul D’AmatoReception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, March 6, 2015Awards: First Place $500; Runner-up $250Lillstreet Gallery is pleased to announce its second juried exhibition of photography. Artists residing in the Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin are invited to submit work for possible inclusion. All subject matter and photographic…See More
Nov 13, 2014
 

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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.

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Call for Submission: SHOTS Magazing

Started by Marcus Maddox in News, Info and Events Oct 4, 2014. 0 Replies

SHOTS Magazine is seeking submissions for an upcoming issue.…Continue

Tags: Magazine, Submission

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, 2014. 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, 2014. 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

 
 
 

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Chicago Public Library to Feature Photographic Art from PhotoCOOP

Posted by Marcus Maddox on April 21, 2015 at 9:17pm 0 Comments

The months of June and July photography from PhotoCOOP members will be featured at the Lincoln Belmont Branch of the Chicago Public Library. During the exhibition period there will also be an artist talk, presentation, reception where exhibiting PhotoCOOP members will be able to talk about their approach to capturing their photographs, processing of the images, printing, and what inspired their photographic efforts.

This is an exciting opportunity and represents the start of a…

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A Very Good Documentary: ESPN Keepers of the Streak

Posted by Marcus Maddox on January 23, 2015 at 9:53pm 0 Comments

There is a documentary that premeired on ESPN today.  The title was "Keepers of the Streak".  The subject was four photographers who all of covered all of the NFL SuperBowls. The timing is very appropriate in that today Sports Illustrated magazine announced the layoff of their last staff photographers. This means that Sports Illustrated magazine will have to rely on sources outside of their direct control and influence for the photographic artwork that has been the halmark of their…

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Richard Stromberg: Rememberance and Bake-Off at Studio/School

Posted by Marcus Maddox on December 2, 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Richard Stromberg Memorial Service

Additional information has been provided regarding a planned remembrance event honoring Richard Stromberg. The event is planned for Thursday, December 18 at 7:15pm. Those of you who have history and/or experience with Richard or the CPC may recall the annual "Bake-Off" event that Richard sponsored each year during the…

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End of Journey - Richard Stromberg Passing

Posted by Marcus Maddox on November 7, 2014 at 12:32pm 0 Comments

Many in the Chicago Photographic Community are familiar with, know personally, and/or received instruction from Richard Stromberg. I received word this morning that Richard passed away. He had been battling cancer for sometime. It could have been Jane Adams Hull House, or the Chicago Photography Center, or Chicago Photography Classes - Richard crossed paths with many people over the years.

He will be missed

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