Photographers of the Parks

The Photographers of the Parks is a club of nature photo enthusiasts that wants to share knowledge with like-minded folks and support the mission of the park district through photography. The club welcomes photographers of all skill levels and provides members with a variety of opportunities to improve their photography skills through information sharing, critiques, instruction, and recognition of accomplishments.

Club Mission Statement
The club strives to bring together and welcome all people interested in photography, nature, and our parks; to gather and learn from one another; and through photography, enjoy and promote the use of our wonderful Medina County parks.

Join Us
Our current membership consists of over 75 photographers from the Medina County and surrounding areas.
If you are interested in learning more, please plan on attending, and bring along a friend!

Activities
Regular monthly meetings; photo outings and walks; tutorials, education classes; speaking events; photojournalist coverage of park district programs; monthly photo assignments; photo contests; social events.

Meetings
Meetings are held once a month with a few exceptions. The time period one hour prior to regular meetings may be reserved for tutorials and photo walks. No registration is required. Club meetings consist of a brief review of club business and a review of images from the monthly photo assignment, followed by selection of the photo of the month. Refreshments and snacks are provided.

2017 Meeting Dates

January 22 at Wolf Creek
March 26 at Wolf Creek
April 23 at Wolf Creek
May 28 at Letha House West
June 25 at Wolf Creek
July 23 at Wolf Creek
September 24 at Wolf Creek
October 22 at Wolf Creek
November 26 at Wolf Creek

Regular meeting starts at 3 p.m.

Membership Requirements
Participation is open to all individuals over the age of 16. For those members under the age of 18, parental accompaniment or a signed parental permission slip or liability waiver may be required for selected club outings and activities. Annual dues for the POTP club are $5, and current membership in Friends of Medina County Parks, Inc. is required. Benefits of club membership include access to the club’s photo sharing website, attendance at members-only events, and participation in club-sponsored contests. Guests are welcome at meetings and some club-sponsored activities. You may attend two consecutive regular meetings before deciding to become a member.