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The Kanata Seniors’ Centre Camera Club (KSCCC) normally meets once a month at the Kanata Seniors’ Centre in Kanata, Ontario.  To find out more about the club and how to join click on About Us.

The COVID pandemic has forced us to meet virtually. To see our plans for online meetings and a future return to the Centre, click here to see blog posts with the COVID article tag.

Links to each meeting are posted here a day in advance of the meeting. You are welcome to participate in our online meetings but, if you are not already a club member, we ask that you email us your name and email address in advance.

May Monthly Challenge

Wall Art in Almonte by Marilyn Martin

The Monthly Challenge for May is Wall Art/Building Decorations/Graffiti. The following websites list a few locations, in and around Ottawa, where you can find murals and wall art:

Ottawa Tourism Urban Arts Scene
House of Paint – Ottawa / Gatineau Mural & Graffiti Map
Carleton Place Murals Everywhere
Pembroke Heritage Murals

Pictures from this monthly challenge will be presented at our meeting on June 3, 2022.

In-Camera Project Challenge Reminder

Grainy Twirl by Paula Brown

Your pictures for the In-Camera Project Challenges for April (Black and White or monotone, Exposure Creativity, Embrace the Grain) and May (Extreme Perspective, Worm’s Eye View) must be emailed by noon on May 20th.

Please send separate emails for the April and May Challenges. When you submit, include in the subject line if the picture is for the April or May Challenge Also, indicate if you wish to speak about your picture at the next meeting.

For additional information on the In-Camera Project Challenge and How to Submit click here. If you do not receive an email confirming that your image has been received, send a follow-up email to contact@ksccc.ca.

Pictures for the April and May In-Camera Project Challenge will be shown at the meeting on Friday, June 3rd.

Link for May Meeting

Click here to join our May Meeting

The dial-in link is ‪(CA) +1 226-314-9937‬ PIN: ‪509 090 077‬#. Long distance charges may apply.

The Google Meet “room” will be opened shortly after 8:45 a.m. on Friday morning if you need to check your equipment and 9:00 a.m. to sign in for the meeting which starts at 9:15 a.m.

During the online meeting, the presenter will show a presentation to all members. To review instructions on how to view a presentation full-screen click here.

If you have any issues email us at contact@ksccc.ca and we’ll try to help

May Camera Club Meeting

Winter reflections by Marg Jackman

The monthly meeting will be held online on May 6th at 9:15 a.m. using Google Meet. For information on how to use Google Meet for our meetings go here. A link to the meeting will be posted on our website the morning before the meeting.

The agenda for the meeting is:

  • Opening Remarks
  • Review Online Meeting Procedures
  • Our “Star”, Catherine Easton, Talks About her Photo Shown on the News
  • Slideshow of Member Images from the April Assignment on Reflections
  • Presentation by Manfred Mueller on Still Life – A Brief Overview
  • Information on the May In-Camera Project Challenge by Phil Tughan Extreme Perspective, Worm’s Eye View
  • Camera Club Member’s Survey
  • Concluding Remarks
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Catherine Easton is a STAR!

Cathine Easton, who puts together our slideshows every month, is a STAR!

She recently emailed me to say:

I sent my Cardinal photo to CBC TV weather guy Ian Black because he has a “fun weather photo” file where he shows a couple of seasonal photos sent to him by viewers each night on his CBC TV Weather segment each night at 6pm & 10 pm.

RIVALS by Catherine Easton

Well, I got an email from Ian Black today & he said he was showing the photo this evening.  It was on the 6pm news & will be shown again on the 10 pm-11 pm TV News. 

I think I’m allowed to grin. 

Way to go Catherine!

Manfred Mueller Presenting in May

Manfred Mueller

Manfred Mueller, an award winning, Kanata based photographer will be presenting “Still Life – A Brief Overview” at our meeting on May 6th at 9:15 a.m.

Manfred is a retired professional engineer, but serious photography has been part of his life since he was in his teens. He has studied photography at both Algonquin College and the School of Photographic Arts – Ottawa (SPAO).  Manfred has attended workshops and masterclasses in Ottawa, India and Guatemala.  He is a photographic educator who teaches specialized shooting and post-processing techniques at Ottawa area photo clubs. 

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