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Important Update

2021  Annual Photography Show

Sponsored by the

Fredericksburg Photography Club

Due to the restrictions imposed by  Covid 19 restrictions we will not be able to hold this years show at the Dorothy Hart center as planned

But don't dispair!

The show will go on

We are going to hold the show in a "Virtual" format

Entry Forms, Categories & Instructions are now available


E-mail:   fbgphoto@aol.com

or call



Please visit us at a meeting!

All are Welcome - no matter what your experience

Next Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 7pm

Meeting will be held in a Virtual format due to  the Covid19 crisis



with Guest speaker Lewis Katz

March  2021 meeting highlights

Submitted by Rosanne Rabito, Secretary

The club held its March meeting via the Zoom app. Twenty-three members participated. The meeting with opening remarks from our President, Judy LaFratta. Judy also introduced three people who recently became new members. Our Annual Photography Show will be held from May 6 through May 9. A decision will be taken by March 15 as to whether or not it will be held at the Dorothy Hart Center. If that will be the case, the public will enter and exit from the back doors. The club needs volunteers to distribute flyers around town and also to work during the show. The theme for next month’s issue of “Shuttertalk” is “Flora”. Photos should be sent to Norma Woodward.(e-mail address under Contacts tab).  While we have themes for some of our monthly meetings, we still need themes for the rest of the year.


Chris McClintock and Odell Smith are in a show at FCCA during the month of March. The Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show will be held from March 12 to March 14.


Judy then introduced David Boyd who began his presentation on “Monochrome Photography.” There was a lot of good information on exactly what monochrome photography is, including the difference between

monochrome and black and white, how to convert from color into

monochrome or black and white, and the various editing programs he uses. The presentation was followed by questions from the members.

The Dorothy Hart Community Center is closed until further notice due to the Corona (COVID-19) Virus outbreak. 

Fredericksburg Parks & Rec Closures

Until the Community Center reopens we will hold our monthly meetings virtually using the Zoom platforms.

A link to the virtual meeting will be e-mailed to each member about 2 days before the meeting

If you don't receive the  link in your e-mail please contact Judy LaFratta

If you wish to participate in our Virtual meetings please e-mail  fbgphoto@aol.com

Subject line should be: "Request to Join Virtual Meetings"


  • If Fredericksburg City Schools are closed our meeting will not be held.

  • If Fredericksburg City Schools are on delayed opening our meeting will probably be held as scheduled.

Check online at  fredericksburgva.gov  for latest information

If a meeting is to be cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be notified by email no later than 4:00 p.m., or you may call 540-498-0620 any time after 4:00 p.m. to find out if there is a meeting.

Featured  Image  for  April 2021

"  Florida Polytechnic  "

by Mike Fleckenstein

Members can submit a photo to the Gallery and it's eligible to be Featured Image of the Month

Click to learn how


Each month our Club Newsletter features a selection of photos on a theme. 

You may submit a maximum of two photos, formatted the same as you would for a meeting critique or for your Gallery, to the Newsletter Editor, Norma Woodward, no later than two weeks before the meeting date.

Subject line of the e-mail should be the theme subject and your name

Schedule of Newsletter Theme Subjects and Due Dates 

Month              Theme                          Due Date


April               "Flora"                      (Mar.30,2021) 

May                "Waterfalls"              (Apr.27,2021)

June               "Cities"                     (May 25,2021)

July                "Blue"                        (Jun. 29, 2021)

August           "Abandoned"             (Jul.27, 2021)

September    "Animals"                  (Aug.31, 2021) 

October         "Trees"                      (Sep.28, 2021) 

November     "Vintage"                   (Oct.26, 2021)

December     "Hobbies"                  (Nov.30, 2021)

Show us your work

We offer several ways for you to share your images with friends, relatives & other club members.

You can have a gallery on this web site with it's own unique URL that you can share

You can show your images on Club Critique Nights & maybe get some helpful tips from other members

You can submit your photos to our monthly club newsletter.

  We have a different subject each month

Please be sure to format your images before submitting

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