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.

Sandy Sharkey Presenting in February

Sandy Sharkey

Sandy Sharkey will give a presentation entitled “How Photography Can Elicit Positive Change in the World” on Friday, February 4th, 2022.

Sandy is a well-known personality in Ottawa, having been a morning show radio announcer for over 25 years. Her long-time passion has been photography, especially photography of wild horses. She is a professional equine photographer who travels extensively to capture the beauty of wild horses. Through her many public speaking engagements Sandy raises awareness about the issues facing wild horses.

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In-Camera Project Challenge – Focus

Your picture for the In-Camera Project Challenge on Focus must be emailed by noon on January 21st to be included in the February slideshow. Let us know in your email if you wish to briefly discuss during the next meeting how you created your picture. When you submit, include in the subject line of your email, that the image is for the In-Camera Project Challenge – Focus.

If you do not receive an email confirming that your image has been received, send a follow-up email to contact@ksccc.ca. For details on how to submit photos, including formats and titles, go to our Pictures/How to Submit page.

For additional information on the In-Camera Project Challenge and How to Submit click here

Link for January Meeting

Click here to join our January Meeting.

The dial-in link is ‪‪‪‪‪(CA) +1 647-737-6506‬ PIN: ‪921 535 779‬#.  This is a southern Ontario area code so 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

January Camera Club Meeting

Lines and Shapes by Carol Brown

The monthly meeting will be held online on January 7th 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:

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Ross Laing Presenting in January

Ross Laing

We are pleased to welcome back Ross Laing, a member of our KSCCC family, to give us a presentation on “Getting Your Images Off Your Computer” at our  Friday, January 7th, 2022 meeting.

Remember when we used to share photos through photo albums…. or when we could sift through and reminisce about trips or family events through the pictures stored in shoeboxes? These days we may post images on social media, but they tend to be very temporary and never seem to have the legacy or take on the iconic status of the old shoebox photos. How many of us have thousands upon thousands of images hiding somewhere on a computer hard drive, never or rarely ever to be seen by others? Ross’ presentation will explore several ways by which we can share our photography with others, with a particular emphasis on the creation of photobooks as a means of preserving memories and sharing our creativity with wider audiences.

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Chuck Desjardins on YouTube

During his presentation for Henry’s, Chuck Desjardins mentioned that he has a YouTube channel. You can find it here. It includes slideshows of his travel photography, other slideshows, and videos he calls “Playing With…” which are mini-reviews.

In-Camera Challenge: Intentional Camera Movement

Because we’re still meeting online in December, we are sharing the slideshow of images from our October Intentional Camera Movement challenge online.

In order to view the slideshow full screen, please click on the Play icon (above) then on the word YouTube or click on this link.

Thanks again to Catherine Easton for creating this slideshow of our images.