Come and join the friendly folks of the Plano Photography Club. Spend an evening with people who share your
passion for photography. You may become a member or just visit to see what the club is all about.
The Plano Photography Club meets at West Plano Presbyterian Church, 2709 Custer Road, Plano, Texas at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month (except December).
Eleanore Avery: Big Cats of Africa
Eleanore Avery has won hundreds of photography awards in local, national, and international photographic competitions. Most recently, she was awarded the Silver Medal and Honorable Mention in the 2014 PSA Exhibition Nature Division of the PSA International Competition.
She has captured images from around the world, having traveled to 81 countries and all 7 continents. She has received multiple Nature’s Best Photography Contest awards, including: Highly Honored 2004, Winner 2005, and Highly Honored 2010, the photos being exhibited at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC in the year that they won.
Eleanore’s Lions photo was featured in African Wildlife Foundation calendar for April 2012. Her photography on Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda was featured in a cover story in the PSA Journal.
Lions © Eleanore Avery
She is a Past President of the Gulf States Camera Club Council (GSCCC), as well as a past Regional 21 Director for the Photographic Society of America (PSA). She has presented both at GSCCC and at the PSA Convention for 6 years in the Travel, Nature and Photojournalism Divisions, as well at local clubs since 2003. Eleanore is a past member of the Plano Photography Club.
Leopard © Eleanore Avery
She will show us her photographs of Big Cats in Africa, which she shot in two locations: the Luangwe area of Zambia and the Serengeti area in Tanzania. The program includes video clips as well as still photos and the sound tracks are of native African music.
Note: APSA is an honorary title from PSA for work done in promoting photography. (A stands for Associate.) FDCC is Fellow of Dallas Camera Club, an honorary title for work done to benefit the Dallas Club.
The April contest has closed. The May contest will be open for submissions as soon as advancement decisions have been made. The theme for the May contest is “Repetition.” Entries must be uploaded to the PPC Competition Site before midnight May 31. For help in understanding the contest theme, please download this PDF document: Description of Competition Subjects. Each club member may submit one image.
The maximum width for images submitted to the contest web site is 1400 pixels. The limit on the height of the image is 1050 pixels.
Click here to view the current on-line edition of The Flash!
Several club members have won awards in the GSCCC contests and in the annual Richardson Photo Contest. Please see the
Honors page for a list of these individuals.
Our “News to Use” email list is one of the primary means for keeping club members informed of club activities and events. To subscribe, please send an email request to the PPC email administrator. After your club membership is verified, your email address will be added to the distribution list, and you will receive a welcome message via email. The club does not share member information with 3rd parties, nor will we send out any messages not directly related to club business.
The Plano Photography Club website received a 2nd Place in the
2015 PSA Website Contest.
Visit our Facebook page.