Date: January 2, 2019 @7PM 

Location: Merry Room at the Duxbury Library


John Tunney is a fine-art photographer and photo educator who is a frequent exhibitor in art shows and festivals. John's award winning work has been featured in a solo exhibit at the Griffin Museum and many of his images have appeared in various publications, including: Fodor's, Cape Cod Life, and the Guardian Newspaper.

John is a former board member and President of the Cape Cod Art Association and he has created and taught many programs at the CCAA, as well as, other Art Centers and Universities.

At January's meeting, John will be presenting "The Art and Craft of Better Seeing". This program is about how to see photographic opportunities and how to make great pictures out of it. The program will cover things like composition and camera controls, but mostly it’s about how to develop your photographer’s eye and find inspiration and “interesting stuff” wherever you look

To learn more about John Tunney and his photography, see his website


Date: February 6, 2019 @7PM 

Location: Merry Room at the Duxbury Library


Melissa Fraser is an award-winning member of the Greater Lynn Photographic Association who loves to find creative ways of looking at everyday subjects that others might pass by. Her iPhone has become a tool that allows her to explore abstract and creative art whenever an image appears. Melissa has presented at Greater Lynn Photographic Association where she also leads the Smartphone enthusiasts monthly group meetings. She has presented at NECCC in 2018 and and the NH Audubon Society.

Her work was featured in three books: Charleston; A Photographic Portrait; Savannah; A Photographic Portrait; and Massachusetts; A Photographic Portrait. She has been featured in and on the cover of Cape Cod Guide Magazine and she has exhibited and received awards from Cape Cod Art Association and the Cultural Center of Cape Cod.

In her presentation, Melissa will cover how to use your native camera app to its fullest potential. She will talk about various accessories that will enhance your phone photography experience and review a few shooting and creative editing apps. She will review some helpful gear that you can use to enhance you photographs such as lenses, tripod mounts, tech gloves, pop sockets and back up power.



Date: April 3, 2019 @7PM 

Location: Merry Room at the Duxbury Library


Ed McGuirk is a Massachusetts based nature photographer whose work concentrates on the landscapes of New England. He belongs to the Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers and the Massachusetts Camera Naturalists. His work has earned numerous honors in competitions, including the Videtta Award for top scoring New England entrant at the Lynn International Salon, the NECCC Nature Image of the Year, and the 2016 USA Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.

His presentation this evening discusses how to look for naturally occurring “Art in Nature” by incorporating artistic and abstract elements into nature photography. Drawing on the “Slow Photography Movement” this program will teach you to slow down, and think beyond literal interpretations of nature subjects.

To see more of Ed’s work visit his website at



Date: June 5, 2019
Location: Merry Room at the Duxbury Library

Description:  Bid a fond fairwell to the 2018-2019 season with a presentation of Field Trip and Member Slideshows. Refreshments will be served.


View a list of past presenters.