BJNC Camera Club


The Bob Jones Nature Center Camera Club will meet regularly on the third Saturday of the month at 3:30 pm at the Bob Jones Nature Center, 355 E. Bob Jones Road, Southlake, TX  76092. The club promotes sharing and learning among photographers of all ages and skill levels. The program topics range from equipment and technology to photographic and digital techniques and tips to appeal to all interests.  

A critique session is held at the Nature Center facility the first Monday of each month at 7:00pm.  For more information, contact Bruce Rosenstiel at 817.528.5993 or e-mail at

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Monthly Programs

Date  Title  Description 
Sept. 20  Beauty and Variety of Water Drops  Interactive workshop to capture the beauty of water drops on the descent and through the splash on water or glass. 
 Oct. 20 Long Exposures and More Interactive workshop to discuss and use equipment to capture crisp, low noise long exposures, create time lapse videos, pan successful, and more.
 Nov. 15  Cross-Processing Members process each others' images to learn more about composition, processing styles, and software options.
 Jan. 17 The Macro World Interactive workshop introducing and using extension tubes, magnifying filters, tethering, stacking, and flash to capture the unseen world.
 Feb. 21 NIK and On One Software Introduction to NIK and On One suite of photo processing software products.
 Mar. 21 Cross-Processing Members process each others' images to learn more about composition, processing styles, and software options.
Apr. 18 Getting Artistic Using Photoshop textures, blend modes, and masks to create artistic versions of your images.
May 16 Topaz and Corel Paint Software Introduction to Topaz and Corel suite of photo processing software products.
June 20 Getting More from Flash! Interactive workshop using on and off camera flash for portraits, macros, and wildlife for fill, exposure, and to freeze action.
July 18 Business of Photography The ins and outs of selecting photos to market, setting up a website, marketing, exhibiting, professional printing, framing, copyright protection, payment process, etc. This program could be a general presentation with a Q & A format, drawing from the experiences, idea, and talents of the more experienced members.
 Aug. 15 Cross-Processing Members process each others' images to learn more about composition, processing styles, and software options.
Sept. 19 Black-and-White Discussion and workshop on selecting and composing images of B&W processing and selecting and using the software for processing.
Oct. 17 TBA  
Nov. 21 TBA  
Dec. 19 TBA  


BJNC Highlights

Below is an excerpt from a recent feature in the Star-Telegram entitled, "Social Eyes: Naturally Sweet under the stars is Nov. 1st."

"Picture this: Delicious tastings from fab local top chefs, a gorgeous outdoor setting under the evening sky, live entertainment, star gazing, a lovely silent auction display and a crowd buzzing with enjoyment. What is it? The Naturally Sweet fundraiser on Nov. 1 benefiting the Bob Jones Nature Center in Southlake."

For the entire story, please visit:


CEAD Camp 2014

View photos from camp!

Naturally Sweet 6 is the Event of the Year! Find out more here.

Signage coming to Bluebird Trail thanks to Leadership Southlake! Check out this video to learn more.

NBC 5 aired a story on Talk Street about Bob Jones and the Nature Center in celebration of Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 5:00 PM.
Here's a link to the related print story.

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