Jul 18, 2013 18:23 Club News for July 11, 2013 Club News for July 11, 2013 Photo provided by MARK CLAESGENS -- Louisiana Photographic Society -- Information technology expert Daniel Calix speaks to Louisiana Photographic Society members about how to safely store photos on June 20. Advocate story July 18, 2013 Comments Editor’s note: The “Club News” column is running Thursday in the absence of “Pam’s Party Line.” The column will return Sunday. Storing photos topic for June meeting Daniel Calix spoke on how to safely store photos and compared software and backup systems for the Louisiana Photographic Society on June 20. He emphasized the need for backing up photos and testing the backup system regularly. Kathy Reeves spoke on current and upcoming exhibits. Debra Babin previewed the upcoming lightroom workshop. Renée Pierce invited material for the newsletter. Linda Medine announced upcoming talks. Gene Bachman reported on recent field trips, and Mark Claesgens reviewed media relations activities. First-place winners in the monthly photo contest were Pierce for black and white, Deb Reid for Level B and Reeves for Level A. See www.laphotosociety.com for details. Compiled by George Morris Advocate staff writer The “Club News” column runs every Tuesday and Wednesday, and Friday as needed, in The Advocate. Club items and photographs should be submitted to “Club News,” Advocate People section, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Events should be submitted in a timely fashion. Photos will be returned if stamped, self-addressed envelopes are provided. By submitting photos to The Advocate, you agree that they can be published in any of The Advocate’s print or digital publications.