FSSP Camera Club

FSSP Camera Club

Welcome to the Fort Snelling State Park Camera Club (FSSPCC) website.

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Join us at our next Club Meeting:

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 9 a.m.

Presenter: Scott Bemman, a nature photographer, will be sharing his photos and telling stories. His website is: https://www.scottbemmannaturephotography.com/

Location: Ft Snelling State Park

November Challenge: "Frost"

For more information on the meeting's agenda or Zoom link, please send an email to fsspcameraclub@gmail.com

2022 Fort Snelling State Park Photo Contest

Open to everyone – up to 3 entries. The photos must be taken within park boundaries.

The four photo categories are:

  1. Flora - landscape, flowers, trails, trees, people or structures.

  2. Fauna - wildlife.

  3. Macro - magnified, enlarged, close-up; used Macro feature or lens.

  4. Fun - abstract, photoshopped, composite, artistic filters, digitally altered beyond standard optimization.

The winners will be chosen by a trained judge on the following merits:

Originality, technical execution, interest, and composition.

First, second and third place winners announcement date TBD. All entries will be displayed in the visitor center.

Drop off matted or mounted photo at the Ft Snelling State Park Visitor Center from Oct. 1 to Nov. 20. EXTENDED TO 31 DEC.

No larger than 16” X 20” or 24” for panoramic photo. No frames or hangers.

*A digital copy is also required. Submit a JPEG file (5-10 MB) on a flash drive along with your mounted photo or e-mail the file to: FSSPCameraClub@gmail.com

One photo per e-mail please.

Additional submission information:

Attach 1 entry form to each photo submitted. Include entry information if sending digital copy by e-mail. If necessary, indicate “top” of image. Officials have the option to change submission category or disallow photo if it does not meet requirements. No watermarks. No photos of the Historic Fort will be accepted. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will have rights to all photos submitted. Contest sponsored by the Fort Snelling Camera Club.

For additional questions: FSSPCameraClub@gmail.com

For ENTRY FORMS go to: 2022 FSSPCC Photo Contest

2022 Interclub Competition Results

The results for the 2022 Interclub Competition were announced!

Please go to the Camera Council page for complete details


Digital Altered Reality:

Thunder Before the Storm Image of the Year J. Arthur Anderson

Shelby Super Snake Honorable Mention J. Arthur Anderson

Turbulence Over the Tower Acceptance Tom Moehn

Digital Monochrome:

Rusted and Tired Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Fenceline Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Falzarego Pass Acceptance Lou Plevell

Digital Nature:

Splash Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Sage Strut Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Blackbird Display Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Monarch Pollinator Acceptance Lou Plevell

Vibrant Cardinal Acceptance Lou Plevell

Digital Realistic:

Down the Stretch Honorable Mention Ali Plevell

Smoken Honorable Mention J. Arthur Anderson

Prairie Memory Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Lindholm Service Station Acceptance J. Arthur Anderson

Got Hay Acceptance Tom Moehn

Sand Swept Beach Acceptance Tom Moehn

Italian Rainbow Acceptance Ali Plevell

Evening Gondola Acceptance Ali Plevell

Reflection in Burano Acceptance Lou Plevell

Lago di Braies Acceptance Lou Plevell

Dragonfly Acceptance Jane Stonich

FSSPCC generally meets the first Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. at:

Fort Snelling State Park - Thomas C. Savage Visitor Center

101 Snelling Lake Road

St. Paul, MN 55111

For directions, please see our Contact Us page or visit the park website

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