FieldTripsThroughout the year the club sponsors field trips as an opportunity for the membership to share their photographic activities together. Frequently the theme of the field trip will coincide with that of a recent meeting program. This allows members to work together sharing techniques or locations introduced during the presentation.WorkshopsPeriodical workshops will be provided for club members. A club workshop is a "hands-on" teaching venue. The venue for workshops is frequently outside the meeting setting. This allows an intensive single purpose venue to maximize the learning potential through personal attention.Workshops are "hands-on" instructional venues in many varieties of photographic techniques. The venue for workshops is most frequently outside the meeting setting. Participant groups average 12 –16 in number. This plan allows an intensive, single-purpose program to maximize the educational value through personal attention. Past workshops have included:PortraitsMacro and close-upsWildflower photographyMatting and framingPreparations for Photographic ContestsClubCompetitionsThe RCC conducts photographic competitions among its members. These competitions are designed as an educational opportunity for members. The club competitions are organized along the guidelines of Regional and International organizations to be compatible with future entries of contests sponsored by those organizations.