Grand Rapids Camera Club Hall of Fame 2001
Jack Standley joined the Grand Rapids Camera Club in 1984. He started taking photos at a young age, he loved being outdoors and must of his subjects were what he found around him, weather it was animals, flowers or the landscape in general. As his interest grew he enjoyed traveling, especially to
Jack got involved with the Grand Rapids Camera Club (GRCC) soon after he became a member.By 1988 he was a competition judge and a member of the club board of directors until his death in 1998. He also served as Vice-president of Equipment for several years.Although he entered the competitions, he was especially proud to share his photography with his slide programs, accompanied with narrative and music which he showed at GRCC and the Southwestern Michigan Council of Camera Clubs (SWMCCC) Summer Weekend of Photography. He put together countless programs of his travels to locations such as
He submitted a program on “Mailbox Art” to the Photographic Society of America (
Jack Standley was a great showman and loved to share his photographic skills and his adventures with any photographer and non photographer who would appreciate his efforts.