2018 – 2019 Program
|Sep 10||The Streets of Havana – Peter Ferguson
Old cars, colourful people and fascinating buildings make Havana a paradise for photographers. Share in the experience with images and anecdotes from this colourful island city.
|Sep 24||Competition #1|
|Oct 1||Understanding Light – Ray Sopczuk
Ray will give us a thorough explanation of light and its qualities and how to put it to practical use. There will be an opportunity to shoot, so bring your cameras.
|Oct 15||Competition #2|
|Nov 5||Studio Portrait Lighting – Charles Vandersluys
Our very own Charles will bring in some studio lighting and teach us how to use a light meter and how to create different lighting patterns to create a great portrait.
|Nov 19||Competition #3|
|Dec 3||Finding Your Creative Self – Doug Hansgate
This program will focus on taking your images beyond what your camera sees. Learn how to explore a more full and complete understanding of how we can become creative artists, not just photographers. I have for years said that I don’t take pictures but rather create images. Let me show you how to explore your creative nature, in camera and in post-production.
|Dec 17||Competition #4 (Christmas Potluck)|
|Jan 7||Macro Oil and Water by Cheryl Belczak
We’ll have fun trying to mix them! Tips, tricks and ideas for creating impactful images with two simple ingredients. Join us for a short presentation and then to give it a try yourself! There will be three workstations so bring your
camera, tripod and macro lens (if you have one). This is a fun and engaging way to photograph during the cold winter months when you want to stay home and warm.
|Jan 21||Competition #5|
|Feb 4||Composites – Bill Carpenter
Extraction, background selection and fine tuning.
|Feb 25||Competition #6|
|Mar 4||Impactful Landscapes – Dave Lindey
By diligently planning, we will give ourselves the best opportunity to capture the best light that a scene demands. Making an artful landscape is a process…. Plan, Visualize, Compose, Shoot and Experiment!
|18-Mar||Image of the Year Competition|