March Camera Club Meeting

Flower on Sill by Thomas Illing

The next Camera Club meeting will be held on Friday, March 1st at 9:15 a.m.

  • Slideshow of Member Images from the Monochrome Assignment
  • Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club Presentation – Area Trails and Wildlife by Gordon Robertson
  • Phil’s Tip of the Day on Negative Space Composition
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Member’s Corner (if time permits)
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignment must be emailed by noon on Friday, February 22nd to be included in the slideshow. For details on how to submit photos, including formats and titles, go to our Pictures/How to Submit page.

The next assignment is Negative Space and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the April 5th meeting.

Winter 2019 Photo Challenge Silhouette
by Valerie Clement

Don’t forget the Winter 2019 Photo Challenge which has deadlines of March 15th and 29th to submit pictures.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

February Camera Club Meeting

Burst by Ron Pierce

The next Camera Club meeting will be held on Friday, February 1st at 9:15 a.m.

Our meeting will include:

  • Slideshow of Member Images from the What is It Assignment
  • Portraiture Presentation by Frank Dugal
  • Phil’s Tip of the Day on Black and White Photography
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Member’s Corner
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignment must be emailed by noon on Friday, January 25th to be included in the slideshow. For details on how to submit photos, including formats and titles, go to our Pictures/How to Submit page.

The next assignment is Monochrome and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the March 1st meeting.

Don’t forget the Winter 2019 Photo Challenge which has deadlines of February 1st and 15th to submit pictures.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

January Camera Club Meeting

Oh so sticky by Shirley LeClair
Oh so sticky by Shirley LeClair

The next Camera Club meeting will be held on Friday, January 4th at 9:15 a.m.

Our meeting will include:

  • Slide show of Member Images from the Kitchen Abstraction Assignment
  • Lighting Presentation by Denis Rule
  • Phil’s Tip of the Day on Mirrorless Cameras vs. SLRs
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Member’s Corner
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignment must be emailed by noon on Friday, December 28th to be included in the slide show. For details on how to submit photos including formats and titles go to our Pictures/How to Submit page.

The next assignment is  What is it and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the February 1st meeting.

The Winter 2019 Photo Challenge begins January 5th with the first images due on January 18th.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

November Camera Club Meeting

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Yellow and Blue by Ron Pierce

The next Camera Club meeting will be held on Friday, November 2nd at 9:15 a.m.

Our meeting will include:

  • Slideshow of Member Images from the Dominant Colours Assignment
  • Phil’s Tip of the Day on Photography under Adverse Conditions
  • Presentation by Sandra Sharkey on Horses Wild and Free
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Member’s Corner – Slideshow by Mary Milito
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignment must be emailed by noon on Friday, October 26th to be included in the slide show. For details on how to submit photos including formats and titles go to our How to Submit page.

The next assignment is Wet and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the December 7th meeting.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

Sandy Sharkey

The featured speaker at our meeting on November 2nd will be Sandy Sharkey.

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Sandy is a former Ottawa radio announcer who is now pursuing her favourite passion:  photographing wild horses.  She has photographed horses in Mongolia, Costa Rica, and France.  In 2018 Sandy embarked on a 67 day road trip to capture images of wild mustangs in the American southwest.  She is immensely proud of our Canadian wild horses, having visited Sable Island five times to photograph the iconic horses off the coast of Nova Scotia.  In conjunction with Help Alberta Wildies, Sandy documented the magnificent horses living wild and free in Alberta’s Rocky Mountain foothills.

Sandy’s limited edition prints of wild horses can be found in homes and businesses throughout North America, and can be custom ordered at her website. You can also follow Sandy on social media at Facebook, Twitter  (@sandysharkey), and Instagram  (sandysharkeyphotography).

 

Monthly Meeting October 5th

The next Camera Club meeting will be held on Friday,October 5th at 9:15 a.m.

Our meeting will include:

Your images for the assignment must be emailed by noon on Friday, September 28th to be included in the slide show. For details on how to submit photos including formats and titles go to our How to Submit page.

The next assignment is  Dominant Colours and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the November 2nd meeting.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

Monthly Meeting September 7th

Favourite summer activity. Bugs and Insects. by Marg Jackman
Favourite summer activity – Bugs and Insects – by Marg Jackman

The first Camera Club meeting of the 2018/2019 season will be held on Friday, September 7th at 9:15 a.m.

Our meeting will include:

  • Presentation on Our New Website by Marilyn Martin and Bill Robertson
  • Slide show of Member Images from the Summertime Favourites and Tabletop Photography Assignments and the Portrait Workshops
  • Phil’s Tip of the Day on Improving Your Photography
  • Travel Photography by Frank Knor
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignments must be emailed by noon on Friday, August 31st to be included in the slide shows. For details on how to submit photos including formats and titles go to our How To Sumbit page.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

Monthly Meeting June 1st

Back to the Field by Barrie Nichols
Back to the Field by Barrie Nichols

The last Camera Club meeting of the 2017/2018 season will be held on Friday, June 1st at 9:15 a.m.

Our meeting will include:

  • Introduction to Tabletop Photography by Phil Tughan
  • Simple Lighting Setups by Ron Pierce
  • Macro Setup with Ring Light by Frank Knor
  • Slide show of Member Images from the 3A’s, Aged, Antiqued or Abandoned Assignment
  • Slide show from the Monahan Pond Photowalk
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignment and the Monahan Pond Photowalk must be emailed by noon on Friday, May 25th to be included in the slide shows. For details on how to submit photos including formats and titles go to our Galleries page.

The next Portrait Workshop is scheduled for May 31st, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  For more information click here.

The next Camera Club meeting will be held on our regular first Friday of the month  ie. September 7th. At one point it was scheduled for Friday, August 31st but this has been changed.  The assignment for this meeting is  Summertime Favourites / Tabletop Photography and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the September 7th meeting.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive

Monthly Meeting May 4th

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Trillium in highlight by John Williamson

The next Camera Club meeting with be held on Friday, May 4th at 9:15 AM.

Our meeting will include:

  • Slide show of Member Images from the Spring  Assignment
  • Phil’s Tip of the Day on Focal Length and Choosing the Right Lens
  • Presentation on Nature Photography by Barbara Adams
  • Monthly Assignment Topics for 2018/2019 season by Ron Pierce
  • Review of Chosen Photos
  • Announcements and Closing Remarks

Your images for the assignment must be emailed by noon on Friday, April 27th to be included in the slide show. For details on how to submit photos including formats and titles go to our Galleries page.

The next two  Portrait Workshops are being held at the Kanata Seniors Centre on May 3rd and June 5th.  Phil Tughan has also recommended a few videos on Portrait Photography Tips.

A photowalk to Monahan Pond is planned for May 18th.  Details here.

For additional information on the Camera Club’s activities go to the News Section of our website (the front page).

The next assignment is  The 3 A’s: Aged, Antiqued or Abandoned and pictures from this assignment will be shown at the June 1st meeting.

See you at the meeting.

Your Camera Club Executive