Grand Rapids Camera Club

May 2017 Meeting

How to Grow as a Photographer


May 17, 2017 at 07:15 AM


This program is for photographers of all skill levels and will cover tips and ideas on how to expand your creativity and grow your passion of photography.  Topics include: How to energize your creativity, advance your skill levels, how to see as a painter, sculptor, writer, how to deal with bad habits and clichés, how to become a better judge of your own work and others, how to deal with creative burnout, and the tools you need to keep growing.

PLEASE NOTE: We are meeting at a new location for our May and June 2017 meetings. Address information is at the bottom of this page. Click on it for a Google map.

Guests are always welcome at our meetings, however, please be aware that there is a $5 guest fee (cash or check) for non-members to attend this meeting.

Wayne R. Pope Biography


wayne-pope_orig.jpg#asset:2008:twoFiftyWWayne has been a professional photographer for 40 years and is skilled in variety of genres, including portrait, nature, and commercial photography. He is an Adjunct Photography Instructor at Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI and has been teaching college-level courses for 15 years. He is a professional free-lance nature writer and outdoor photographer for magazines and newspapers and also operates a photography business giving private lessons and group photo tours across America.

Wayne has a BS in Biology from Michigan State University. Wayne was Glen Arbor Artists Association Photographer Artist-in-Residence in Gland Arbor, MI during the summer of 2008. He uses both Canon and Nikon equipment. Wayne and his wife, Melinda, live in East Lansing. 

You can find Wayne online at:

Facebook: Wayne Richard Pope



  • Meeting begins at 7:15 PM, introduction of visitors, new members, and announcements
  • Program
  • Social break with treats & 50/50 Raffle
  • Monthly Competition
  • End of meeting and cleanup


Grace Episcopal Church
1815 Hall St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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