Gwens Minutes for January 15, 2017  


Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture,

6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas


Attendance: 11 members and 7 guests.

New Members: 0

Renewals: 2= Linda McKinney and Gilbert Saldana


Guest Speaker: Stuart Griggs of SWLPCUG

Speaker Presentation: General Photography

At 1:30 pm: Dr. Sam’s Q&A: Dr. Sam opened the meeting with Q&A. Topics discussed:

Cable modems

Wireless printing

Phone scams

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

2:55 pm: Our guest speaker, Stuart Griggs with SWLAPCUG, on “General Photography”:

Stuart explained how digital cameras can show more depth in pictures than cell phone

cameras. Components he covered while showing us pictures he took with two different cameras:



Optical zoom

Power sources


Tripods, Monopods

Memory cards


Photo services on line

Flip-out screen

Wireless SD cards

3:40 pm: President announcements:

February Meeting: Jerry, our treasurer, on IP cameras

March Meeting: Q&A with Ira

Secretary, Reminded all of upcoming elections at Feb. Meeting

3:42 pm: Door Prize drawings held by our treasurer. (See door prize web page)

3:50 pm: Meeting adjourned

Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary