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    by Published on 10-23-2014 11:21 AM

    Boston Reefers Meetings are open to all Paid, non-paid and prospective members(family friendly environment)

    The next meeting of the Boston Reefers' Society will be: on Saturday November 15th, 2014 noon to 4:00pm NO PATRIOTS FOOTBALL THIS DAY!

    The location is: Taunton VFW 82 Ingell St, Taunton, MA

    Gary Parr-How’d You Shoot That?

    Meeting schedule:

    **All topics and times subject to change at any time**

    12:00-Socializing/Membership Registration/Greeting
    12:15-Gary Parr-How’d You Shoot That?
    1:15-Break for lunch
    1:30-Grow Out Competition-Details to follow (Link to Grow Out Comp)
    2:30-How to post those awesome pictures to the forum (how convenient)
    3:00-Fish Goo
    3:30-Raffle
    3:45-Frag Trading/Socializing

    Water testing link

    FishGoo

    Meeting Sponsors - Love The Reef-Sponsoring the Grow Out Contest

    There will be the usual frag swap at the end of the meeting. A frag swap thread will be posted separate in "Reef Talk" for those members wishing to trade frags.

    There will be many great raffle prizes offered up to support the club by our sponsors and members. Items will be posted as we get closer to the meeting date.

    **THERE WILL BE A KIDS ACTIVITY TABLE**

    Gary Parr's Bio


    How’d You Shoot That?

    Your reef is thriving, the colors are beautiful, and you want some photos to share the fruits of your labor with friends and family. You break out the camera, fire off a few shots, and end up with blue, blurred, and distorted photos, half of which are ruined when the light from your flash unit reflected off of the aquarium glass. Frustration sets in and you ask the inevitable question:

    How do I get decent shots of my reef?

    "How’d You Shoot That?" will show you what equipment you need and don't need, how to get the proper exposure, and what makes for good photo composition. You'll also learn how to photograph fish, get quality full-tank shots, and shoot corals, all of the way down to the feeding tentacles.

    “How’d You Shoot That?” is presented by Gary Parr, a self-taught advanced-amateur photographer who "specializes" in close-up/macro photography of corals, flowers, and insects. To see some of his photography, browse the galleries at www.gparr.com. Gary has been keeping reef aquariums for more than 15 years and co-hosts, with Christine Williams, the weekly Reef Threads podcast at www.reefthreads.com
    by Published on 07-31-2014 11:04 AM

    BRS Official Meeting 'Evolving' Calendar for 2014

    Meetings are open to all paid, non-paid and prospective members. (family friendly environment)

    This is the evolving BRS calendar for 2014. While we are working out the details for some of the speakers later in the year our calendar will be influx. Keep a close eye on it as we will be updating it frequently. We are TRYING to lay out the meeting schedule far in advance. This is to give the membership ample time to plan for the meetings that they would like to attend this year.


    January 19th (Sunday) - Noon-4 PM - VFW Oxford, MA-DIY Fragging Demo meeting info (Meeting Sponsor) (link to detailed meeting information)

    February 8th (Saturday) - Noon-4 PM - Newburyport Elks - Warren Gibbons from Ocean Explorium "Reef Keeping Disasters and how to Prevent Them" (Yard Sale tables available)
    (link to meeting details)

    March 9th (Sunday) - Noon-4 PM - VFW Taunton - Christine Williams - "Recognize and treating fish illnesses" - Underwater World will be our meeting sponsor, along with 2014 Official Growout Competition

    April 5th (Saturday) - 11am - 4pm - Framingham Elks - BRS AUCTION - (NO FRAG TRADING OR SALES) (link to meeting details)

    May 4th (Sunday) - Noon - 4pm - Noon-4 PM - Oxford VFW Oxford, MA - Craig Bingham - "Todays state-of-the-art in reefkeeping: analysis and discussion of survey results" (link to meeting details)

    June 7th (Saturday)-Noon - 4pm - Noon-4 PM - Newburyport Elks - BBQ/HORSE SHOES (Meeting Sponsor-Frag Freaks)
    (link to meeting details)

    Everything below this line needs to be edited and corrected

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    Feel free to post informal get togthers (click on link)

    July - No Meeting

    Aug - No Meeting

    September 14th (Sunday) - 11am - 4pm - Salem Elks 39 Shadow Lake Rd, Salem, NH - Marc Levenson - Meeting Sponsor; Aqua Addicts and Jays Aquatics

    October 19th - (Sunday) - 12pm - 5pm - Framingham Elks -

    November 15th (Saturday) - Noon-4 PM - VFW Taunton - Gary Parr - Photography- Meeting Sponsor; Love The Reef - Official Grow Out Contest

    December 6th (Saturday)- 2015 Elections Framingham Elks (must be held before Dec 15th per BRS By-Laws)

    **NEW ADDITION TO THE MEETINGS IS A KIDS ACTIVITY TABLE**
    by Published on 04-20-2014 10:39 AM

    Lets give a nice welcoming for our new sponsor Affordable Aquatics

    http://www.affordableaquatic.com/

    Thank you for supporting the Boston Reef Society
    by Published on 02-09-2014 07:29 PM

    Hello, I trust that everyone is doing well this sunny afternoon.

    Attached you will find the January to May 2014 BRS Newsletter.

    I would like to thank everyone that took time to write up pieces on their reefing experiences or knowledge.

    Included is a list of the clubs forum and banner sponsors as well.

    On top of our monthly calendar and yearly auction.

    Stay warm and see you all sooner rather than later. ***Tomorrow is Meeting Day***

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