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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.

During COVID the Seniors’ Centre is closed so we meet online using Google Meet. Links to each meeting are posted here a day in advance of the meeting.

Help Required for Member Meetings

Do you think you could be a featured presenter at one of our camera club meetings?  Do you know anyone who might like to volunteer to present at one of our meetings?

At this time every year, the Executive of the Kanata Seniors’ Centre Camera Club looks for presenters for Member Meetings for the following year. It gets more difficult each year to find speakers who wish to volunteer their time to speak to our camera club.  As we try to put together a series of  interesting and educational club meetings, we are always on the lookout for new materials and presenters.

If you know of someone, or if you would  do a presentation yourself, please forward an email to contact@ksccc.ca with details.

Thank you for your assistance 
KSCCC Executive 

2021 Spring Photo Challenge Reminder

Happy Rock by Ron Pierce

The Spring Photo Challenge this year is Spring: a Time of New Beginnings. To participate in this challenge you need to take 4-6 photos plus a title slide, or select photos from your photo collections, on a specific theme related to the topic that interests you or perhaps challenges your photographic skills.

The deadline for this challenge is noon, Friday, April 23rd, 2021.

For more details on this challenge and how to submit photographs refer to this post.

Link for April Meeting

Click here to join our April Meeting.

The dial in link is  ‪‪(CA) +1 289-434-7418‬ PIN: ‪739 353 797‬#.  This is a southern Ontario area code so long distance charges may apply.

The Google Meet “room” will be opened at 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 to 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

Fix my Pic

At the March Camera Club meeting, we introduced a new approach for the Fix my Pic feature of the club meetings – one where members would submit a before and after of one of their images and provide a verbal explanation at the meeting of what steps they had taken to complete their project.

Email your before and after images to contact@ksccc.ca. Rename images to Fix My Pic1 your name.jpg and Fix My Pic2 your name.jpg. Include a description of what you did to change the image.

All submissions must be emailed no later than noon on Friday, April 30th to be presented at the May 7th meeting.

April Camera Club Meeting

Cristiana by Manfred Mueller

The monthly meeting will be held online on April 9th 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 of April 8th.

The agenda for the meeting is:

  • Review online meeting procedures
  • Update on May and June Meeting
  • Slideshow of Member Images from the March assignment on Portrait Photography
  • Presentation by Stephen J. Stephen on The Wildlife of Ottawa
  • Information on Fix my Pic
  • Concluding Remarks
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Bird Photograpy

Three Babies by Ian Bartlett

On the National Audubon Society’s website there is an article on How to use Lighting and Angles to Take Better Bird Photos

At the end of this article, Audubon states: William H. Majoros has been studying birds and bird behavior for more than 20 years. This article is adapted from his online reference guide, Secrets of Digital Bird Photography: Tools and Techniques.

Peter von Moos
KSCCC Member

Stephen J. Stephen Presenting in April

Meting date was corrected from April 2 to April 9.

Stephen by Jim Cumming

Stephen J. Stephen will be presenting “The Wildlife of Ottawa”, an overview of the wonderful and varied natural subjects that can be found in the greater capital region at our meeting on April 9th at 9:15 a.m.

Stephen graduated with a B.Sc from the University of New Brunswick and, after working for a couple of years, obtained his M.Sc. from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Stephen had been doing 35mm film photography for many years when he moved to digital photography in 2005. He has since focussed his photographic efforts on wildlife with birds being his main subjects.  His knowledge of his subjects allows him to capture and share some of nature’s beauty and behaviour through his images.

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