Manfred Mueller, an award winning, Kanata based photographer will be presenting “What Makes a Good Image” at our meeting on March 5th 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 and is a photographic educator who teaches specialized shooting and post-processing techniques at Ottawa area photo clubs. He has been a guest speaker at the photography program at Ottawa’s La Cité community college for the past few years.
Manfred is the Chairman of the RA Photo Club, the largest photography club in the National Capital Region and a member of the executive of the Kanata Seniors’ Centre Camera Club. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Photographic Art (CAPA) and is a CAPA Certified Judge who judges at local, regional and national photographic competitions. Manfred is also a member of the Photographic Society of America (PSA) and is a moderator at the highly respected photographic website CambridgeInColour.com
He is an avid travel photographer and has been to almost 60 different countries, where primarily he shoots landscapes, architecture and people, often in hard to reach, out of the way locations. Closer to home, he does studio based and on-location based portraiture. He is a still-life photographer and has been a fine art print maker for the past decade
His work has appeared in Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine, the Ottawa Business Journal and the Canadian Camera Magazine. Manfred’s work has also been included in the Canadian entry at the prestigious 2020 Four Nations Competition and he has shown at the SPAO Gallery in Ottawa.
More of Manfred’s work can be seen on his website at: https://www.manfredm.ca