Welcome to the Photo Collective Website!
The Photo Collective is a group of photographers of various levels of expertise and training located in or near Stanislaus County, California. The group is self-funding and open to all who are interested in enhancing their photographic skill and knowledge. The purpose of the group is to promote photography as an art form. In pursuit of this goal the members work together to organize photographic exhibits, workshops, and seminars within the community. Members also enjoy getting out to photograph together during organized photography trips and learning from one another during print reviews and programs during our monthly meetings.
Meetings are normally held on the first Thursday of the month. The next regular monthly meeting is Thursday, October 2nd, 2014.
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Stonebridge Apartments Club House
2800 Braden Ave
Modesto, CA 95356
Meet in the clubhouse just to the left of the pool as you make your way from the guest parking area.
Location by courtesy of Gary Hunter.
Phone: Edward (209) 541-1815
Need a little help finding the meeting? Click here to view the next meeting location on Google Maps.
You are invited to join us for our monthly meeting.
Just in time for Autumn photo season..... President Ed Mendes will present our program "Tripods." Bring your favorite, and maybe your least loved tripod(s), for a show and tell session to allow others to have a hands-on look comparing several makes and types of tripods and tripod heads.
Ed also has news regarding our next show.
Dues are $30, and can be made either via cash or check (leave the “TO” portion of a check blank until you talk to Janelle). The online payment system is up on this site, which allows you to use a credit card or PayPal.
2014 Photo Collective
Annual Members' Photography Show
Rex Kline Gallery and Insurance Co.
132 S Center St., Turlock, CA, 95380
Show dates: July 16, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Regular Business Hours:
Mon-Thurs. 8:30 to 4:30
Fri. 8:30 to 12:30
Sat. & Sun. Closed
Saturday, August 2, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce Social:
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Admittance is Free
This year’s members' showcase will be taking place at Rex Kline’s gallery in Turlock during the month of July and August.
Click for more details on this year's show.
Photo Collective Members do well at annual InFocus show!
The annual InFocus photography show is one of the highlights of the year, focusing solely on the art of photography the show draws entries from around the state and showcases some of the best photographic art the area has to offer. The Photo Collective was well represented in this years show with many members having work accepted, winning awards and even selling a bit.
20113 Workshops Announced
Photo Collective member Edward Mendes has recently announced his 2013 photography workshop schedule. The 2013 workshops will take place in such wonderful locations as Yosemite National Park, the Big Sur Coast, the Eastern Sierra's and Grand Teton National Park. More information about all of Edward's workshops can be found on his website, www.edwardmendesphotography.com.
Manfrotto School of Excellence adds Photo Collective Member Edward Mendes as a columnist
Photo Collective member Edward Mendes has been named as a columnist to the Manfrotto's School of Excellence blog. Manfrotto is the world's leading distributor of professional tripod including the Bogan brand. The Manfrotto's School of Excellence blog features columns by leading photographers across many fields. You can read Edward's column on the Manfrotto School of Xcellence's website.