Upcoming Club Programs
Because of state and local restrictions established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic all in-person club programs have been canceled until further notice.
However, the Plano Photography Club is holding monthly club programs via Zoom. Upcoming program information is listed below.
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January 21, 2021 - Parvin Stiles: A Road Trip To Big Bend and White Sands
Program Description: This land of ours is blessed with many beautiful state and national parks which share a sheer beauty that only Mother Nature, the artist, can create. A great way to see them is by road trip.
Many photography interests - including nature, landscapes, wildlife, and astrophotography - are available in abundance. This program will follow a road trip to Big Bend National Park, West Texas, and White Sands National Park in New Mexico. It will offer a few tips you may find helpful and hopefully encourage you to take your camera and hit the road.
Bio: Parvin Stiles worked as an electrical engineer during most of her 30 year career at Texas Instruments and she is a TI retiree. Parvin is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). She founded Aries Corporation, an independent energy consulting company, where she happily works part-time. Parvin serves as the webmaster for North Texas Association of Energy Engineers (NTAEE).
Parvin Stiles is a member of the Plano Photography Club. She has served on the board in several different capacities. Currently, she acts as the Program Vice President. Parvin and her husband Mitch have lived in Plano for 30 years and have together raised three sons.
A Selection of Parvin's Road Trip Photos
February 18, 2021 - Evans Caglage: Models, Celebrities, and Others
Program Description: Evans is a Dallas, Texas-based photographer. He has photographed events and people here and abroad. With a basis in documentary photography Evans creates images to tell a story.
During this program, he will discuss what he looks for in his portrait and editorial fashion images, including lighting decisions as well as choosing locations.
Bio: Evans Caglage began his professional career in 1979 at The Dallas Morning News, where he covered traditional photojournalistic
assignments like news, features, and sports. After a few years he developed an interest in photo illustration and slowly moved toward assignments in the studio concentrating on fashion and portraits.
Soon thereafter he was the designated studio photographer and then the fashion photographer working exclusively for Fashion!Dallas. This led to shoots in Dallas and other areas of the country. He started to travel internationally as well shooting fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles. When the fashion section folded he continued studio work covering food, house & garden and portraits as well as any photo illustrations that were needed.
His last few years at The News were spent as a Photo Editor making the photo selections that would be used in the newspaper and online. He is currently semi-retired doing the occasional freelance shooting and editing jobs that interest him.
Evans' image collections can be found at evanscaglage.com.
Examples of Evans' Celebrity Portrait and Fashion Work
Future PPC Programs
|February 18, 2021
||Models, Celebrities, and Others
|March 18, 2021
||Eugene Jabbour (Competitive Camera)
||Camera Equipment and Lenses (tentative)
|April 21, 2020
||Visual Design Essentials