Welcome to the Houston Inner Loop Photo Club

We are passionate about becoming better photographers

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Meet other photographers and learn more about the art of photography — from the technical to creative composition.

We Make Photos

Monthly Challenges, Field Trips, Special Events, Volunteer Activities — lots of opportunities to make beautiful photos and meet great people.

Houston Innerloop Photo Club

The Houston Innerloop Photo Club is devoted to making its members better photographers. Our monthly meetings typically feature a guest speaker and provide information on a variety of photography-related topics. Members range from amateurs to professionals and we are always excited to talk photography!

Our monthly outings can be for a few hours or a few days — traveling to local and sometimes not so local places to capture beautiful images with the support of other photographers. Monthly challenges creatively encourage participation and we love to share our images with the group!

We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA 808 Pease St Houston, TX 77007. Come join us for our next meeting!

HipClub Monthly Meeting

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown YMCA
808 Pease St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Thanks to Mark Chen, who spoke at our October meeting. The amount of time and effort he takes in producing his pictures illustrates his passion for causes he considers important. http://markchenphotography.com/ November: Vinod Hopson and Marianne Stavenhagen from FotoFest will talk about the organization, what it does and what they're looking for from volunteer help. December:  The program is YOU! Please bring a food dish to share and whatever you would like to drink. The theme will be showing your 12 favorite pictures from the past 12 months.  

Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA 808 Pease St Houston, TX 77007

Logistics:  We meet at the Downtown Y's Community Room, which is upstairs. Please sign in at the desk at the first meeting you attend to complete a waiver liability. Parking: The Y has an onsite parking garage that is free for the first two hours and $3 for the third hour. After 5, there are two open lots that are free across the street. Click on this link for more info.
Everyone is welcome for a pre-meeting dinner around 5:30 pm or so. This month we will meet at Pappas BBQ at 1217 Pierce Street. December Location: Thanks to Geoffrey's generous hospitality for once again opening up his Foto Relevance gallery (616 Hawthorne St, 77006) for our December meeting. As in the past, we plan on everyone bringing a food dish to share and whatever you would like to drink. The theme will be showing your 12 favorite pictures from the past 12 months. 2020 Location: Based on feedback and research, we plan on moving our meetings to Trini Mendenhall Community Center beginning in January. Mendenhall is outside of 610 (just under two miles) at the second exit off I-10 (Chimney Rock / Wirt).  It is just past the first stoplight north of I-10.  There is plenty of free parking right in front of the building.  The rooms look similar to what we have at the Y and there is no cost to HIP.

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Monthly Challenge

November Challenge – “Story in Six Frames” and “Passionate or Concerned About with a Good or Bad Outcome”

November 12

Monthly Member Photography Discussion: The themes for our November meeting are “Story in Six Frames” and “Passionate or Concerned About with a Good or Bad Outcome” (spring-boarding from Mark C’s presentation). So make up to five pictures and send them to Tim Watson (Tim@photowatson.com) no later than Monday, November 11th. Please note which one you would like to be discussed further (if […]

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Photo Discussion

Currently, each month members show up to five images around a selected topic. At the end of each meeting, a new idea or subject to photograph is offered for the next month’s presentation of images. Based on our members’ survey responses, we are going to try something different. Geoffrey K. was kind enough to discuss the new concept at our June meeting and to draft this for our newsletter.

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