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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 KSCCC will resume in-person meetings starting Friday, September 9th. Our September 9th meeting will be a special Welcome Back meeting starting at 08:30 a.m. with a Meet and Greet hosted by the Kanata Seniors’ Centre. Our regular club meeting will convene after the Meet and Greet. All other regular club meetings will run from 09:15 a.m to 11:30 a.m.

Lorraine Fernando Presenting in October

Lorraine Fernando

Lorraine Fernando will give a presentation on Painting with Light – Bending Pixels on Friday, October 14, 2022.

Lorraine has been photographing for about ten years, and has spent some time trying to find her photographic voice – what interests her, and what types of images she likes to create.

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Four Valley Friends Pandemic Project

At the September 9th meeting our 4 members from up the valley presented this great summary of what they’ve been up to during the pandemic.

Thanks to:

  • Barrie Nichols (Calabogie) (upper right)
  • Gary Hollingworth (Springtown) (lower right)
  • Paul Lamoureux (Springtown) (upper left)
  • Ian Bartlett (Arnprior) (lower left)

for sharing what they’ve been up to.

Help with a book

At the Seniors Centre open house held on September 7, Marianne Wilkinson approached the club for help:

I’m in the process of completing a book about Kanata.  Its title is “The Kanata Concept” and the subheading is “how the community created an award-winning city”.   I’m presently looking for photos or maps that will illustrate parts of the book, particularly ones showing the community in its early years, historic sites/buildings that still exist, and some of the terrain.

If any member of the camera club has photos that would be suitable I’d like to see them and if they are used give credit to the photographer.  If others are willing to take some now of sites that I’d provide I’d do the same, giving credit in the book.

If you want to help out, you can reach Marianne at:

September Camera Club Meeting

Relaxation by Paula Brown

The KSCCC will resume in-person meetings on Friday, September 9th starting with a Meet and Greet at 8:30 a.m. The regular meeting will start at 9:15 a.m.

The agenda for the meeting is:

  • Meet and Greet Hosted by Janet Baigent, Kanata Seniors’ Centre
  • Opening Remarks
  • Presentation by The Four Valley Friends on Surviving COVID with Photography
  • Training Session by Ross Laing on Smoke Photography
  • Summer Challenge Slideshow – It’s Summer : Get Outside!!
  • In-Camera Project Challenge – Light Painting Slideshow
  • Photo Review
  • Concluding Remarks
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Meetings for 2022/23

We will resume in-person meetings at the Kanata Seniors’ Centre on Friday, September 9th. The Kanata Seniors’ Centre is hosting a Meet and Greet starting at 8:30 with the regular meeting following at 9:15 a.m. Sanitizer will be available at the meeting and masks are voluntary.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the first Friday of the month. However, the following are two other exceptions: Friday, October 14th and Friday, April 14th.

The camera club will be at the Kanata Seniors’ Centre Open House on September 7th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The Open House will include a free pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. This Open House will be an opportunity for all seniors to find out more about our camera club and the Seniors’ Centre. Refer to the Seniors’ Scoop Newsletter for more information.

You may have to renew your membership at the Kanata Seniors’ Centre. To avoid the rush, you may want to do this before September 9th.

Four Valley Friends Presenting in September

Four Valley Friends

Our first meeting of the new season will be held at the Kanata Seniors’ Centre on Friday, September 9th, starting at 8:30 a.m., with a Meet and Greet hosted by the Kanata Seniors’ Centre.

Following the Meet and Greet, members of the Kanata Seniors Centre Camera Club, namely Paul Lamoureux, Gary Hollingworth, Ian Bartlett and Barrie Nichols, will be presenting Surviving COVID with Photography. Find out how they coped during the COVID pandemic while improving their photography skills.