Get to Know Your Camera

Friday, February 24, 2023
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Hall C, Kanata Seniors Centre

The Get to Know Your Camera presentation/workshop is designed for KSCCC members who are new to photography or for intermediate-level photographers who have a new camera or want to brush up on some of the main features of their camera. This session includes hands-on activities with your camera; therefore, attendance is limited to 25 participants.

It is necessary to bring your camera to this workshop. It may be helpful to bring your camera manual as well.

Topics explored include:

  • Types of Digital Cameras (DSLR vs. Mirrorless vs. Compact)
  • Main parts of your camera
  • Key buttons and features (ex. shooting modes, metering modes,
    focus points, JPEG vs. RAW, etc.)
  • Sensor sizes
  • Camera & Lens Care
  • “Next step” photo accessories (ex. tripod, filters, etc.)

The presentation and activities will take approximately 1.5 hours.

If you want to attend this workshop, either email or fill in the signup sheet at our meeting on February 3rd.

Take your photography to the next level!

Wednesday, December 14 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Hall C at the KSC 

Presented by Ross Laing with Manfred Mueller

This presentation will focus on the distinction between taking pictures vs. making pictures.

During the approximately 1-hour presentation, attendees will review images which illustrate 10 common photography mistakes to be avoided, followed by 20 ways and techniques to improve their images.

The presentation will be of particular interest to KSCCC members new to photography or more experienced photographers looking to refresh their picture making skills.

The wearing of masks and physical distancing is recommended during the presentation.

 Signup for this presentation at the December 2 meeting, or at


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.