Location of all meetings (unless otherwise noted) is at Lions Place.
Please note that programs are subject to change without notice.
September 2018: Theme, ``OPEN``
Opening Night - Member Introduction Night
Introduction of executive and committee chairs
Presentation of the 2018/19 program by the Executive;
Member speaker, Jean McManus - Photographing Birds
Speaker: Adam Dolman - Night Photography
Competition entries are due for the Theme: “OPEN”
Presentation and critiquing of competition entries for the Theme, “OPEN”.
October 2018: Theme, ``MACHINERY``
Large or small machines or mechanisms, in whole or in part, in any environment.
Speaker: Tech Night withDave Streeter and Keith Putt
Speaker: Jacqueline Young - Architecture Photography
Field trip: Pyrotechnics with Joe Kerr
6:00pm to 9:00 pm
Harbour View Park, Lagimodierre and Springfield
Park in the north parking lot, 1/2 km north east of Springfield signal lights.
Joe will be demonstrating artistic techniques using 2-tone blended smoke bombs. Then spinning with a cocktail combination of steel wool and pyrotechnic fountains and flares.
Speaker: Manuel Sousa - Spain Trip
Competition entries are due for the theme: "MACHINERY"
October 30 -
Presentation and critiquing of competition entries for the Theme: "MACHINERY”.
November 2018: THEME, ``DARK PLACES/DARK SPACES``
This can be figurative (mood, situation) or literal (shadow, dim light, low key). This is not simply dark subjects...ie: Black cats don't fit the theme, but black cats in coal bins do.
Member Night and Pyrotechnics followup
Semi-annual business meeting
Speaker: Orb making introduction - Joe Kerr
Speaker: Editing night with Keith Putt
Competition entries are due for the Competition-Theme "Dark Places/Dark Spaces"
Presentation and critiquing of Competition Images for "Dark Places/Dark Spaces"
December 2018 - No Theme
Wednesday, December 5: Note that this is a Wednesday, NOT Tuesday:
Workshop: Orb making with Karen Kerr
2nd Floor at Lions Place but not in our regular space.....it will be in the multi-use area at the opposite end of the building.
Guest Speaker: Dennis Fast - "PHOTOGRAPHY For The SOUL"
December 18: Christmas potluck dinner. @ Lions Place
* Spouses, significant others, etc. are welcome.
POT LUCK SIGN-UP If you plan on attending and have not signed up for the pot luck the list will be available on the back table on November 27.
January 2019, Theme: ``OPEN``
January 1: NO MEETING THIS WEEK - Happy New Year!
Speaker : Coralee Penner
Speaker: Adam Kelly - Documentation of the Creation of Movies
Field trip - Red River College
Competition entries are due for the Competition Theme "OPEN"
Presentation and critiquing night for Theme "OPEN"
February 2019, Theme ``OPPOSITE/CONTRAST``
Emphasizing different size, colour, light, texture, maturity, wealth, quantity, or whatever dichotomy or juxtaposition you can think of.
Member Speaker: Joe Kerr - Trip Planning
Field Trip - Photo Central with Chris Insull
TOPAZ NIGHT - Keith Putt, Mary Lou Milhausen, Jean McManus
Entries due for competition Theme "Opposite/Contrast"
Judging and critique night of "OPPOSITE/CONTRAST"
March 2019- Theme: ``STATES OF WATER``... Solid, liquid, and gaseous water in natural or human environments.
Speaker: James Duncan- Live owl presentation
Speaker: Gerald Legere- photo restoration
Entries due for the competition theme, "STATES OF WATER"
March 28: Judging and critique of March competition, "STATES OF WATER"
Field Trip - Aspire Studios for Dog Portraits
Images are due for our Year end competition "OPEN" theme (monochrome print, colour print, and digital projected )
as well as the following themed competitions:
"ARCHITECTURE" for the Henry Kalen Trophy
"ANIMALS" for the Arko Trophy
"LIFE IMAGES" for the MCC Life Images Trophy
"CONTEMPORARY" (Altered Reality) for the Delannoy Trophy
See the competition rules on for the Trophy competitions (eg. maximum 4 images per theme)
April 16: Annual General Meeting and election of officers (first half of evening)
Presentation by Bob Poole - Macau, Asia's Las Vegas
Speaker: Keith Levitt - Ireland
April 30 - Year End Banquet: