- Monday, September 10th, 2018
- 8:00pm - 10:00pm
- 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada
Below is a list of this season's events.
All meetings run from 8:00pm to 10:00pm with a short coffee break at around 9:00pm.
An overview of our club's presence on social media platforms as well as the official introduction of our new website! Also... learn about our new competition guidelines and scoring method. Bonus: A presentation by the director of CAPA Quebec.
An evening where members of the club will present their slide show that they created in response to two fortune cookies that they received. They will give a little bit of their thought processes and selection criteria that they had in the slideshow's creation.
Bring your camera, tripod and possibly your flash and participate in a hands-on evening of photographing still life vignettes. Members should bring along items to include in the various vignettes that will be set up in the meeting room. After this evening, you will post-process your images and submit them for our reveal evening.
Do you like, love or fave? If you have a Facebook, Instagram or Flickr account then you probably do! But whether you do or don’t, it’s pretty hard to avoid social media these days. So please join us for an enlightening and entertaining evening when we explore the many ways in which photographers - both amateur and professional - have embraced social media for better or for worse. ❤️
Special presentation by Peeter Laurits, a visiting Artist from Estonia sponsored under a special cultural exchange program. Peter is an extremely gifted multi-media artist who expresses his vision through digital photography and video manipulation. Peeter has had exhibitions in New York, Chicago, London, Berlin, Moscow, Antwerp and Budapest. This is an all evening presentation followed by a question and answer period.
This evening will showcase the results of a field trip where we focus on minimalism in photography. Minimalist photography draws inspiration from the concept of minimalism in art. The idea is to convey a concept, idea or story where compositional elements are kept to a minimum.
This evening will showcase the results of our hands-on evening creating and photographing still life. What is a still life? A still life is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate items, typically commonplace objects which are either natural or man-made.
Architectural Photography: One Photographer’s Vision of Montreal and the World.
Watch the results when photographs straight out a camera are processed by different photographers. You will be amazed at the resulting images. Each of 5 members of the club share 3 photographs with the other 4. See the different interpretations along with an explanation of the how's and why's. Learn about different styles and processing techniques.
Come visit the kaleidoscope of colors and amazing wildlife that exists beneath the waves. Mark will take you on a journey of weird and wonderful creatures along with beautiful scenery. Learn about what exists in the world that many people do not get to experience. Mark will cover the skills required to scuba dive safely and how to effectively and safely capture great images under the water. Come join us on a journey into warm waters on a cold winter night.
Marianna will be presenting 6 AV shows on different types of macro photography including an intro to macro photography (gear, lighting, etc. ), fabulous foliage, marvellous mushrooms, snowflakes and frozen bubbles, diptychs & quadriptychs, and last but not least, paper.
For the last thirty years , Linda Rutenberg has been creating images for books and exhibitions. Her work is found in many prestigious collections such as the The National Gallery of Canada and The Bibioteque National a Paris. In recent years, Linda has been giving master classes and has been the mentor in residence in an Entrepreneurship for Creatives program at Dawson College.. She also regularly gives workshops counselling artists on how to live from their art.
The theme for this season’s expressions competition is minimalism
Sean Mundy creates conceptual imagery through photography and digital manipulation. Working through self-doubt and questions of identity, Sean constructs austere, yet neutral and distant scenes of palpable tension and uncertainty. With a subtle, minimal approach he aims to disrupt, select from, and delete classical narrative formula to form scenarios that are reliant on subjective associations. Sean will be explaining his techniques and interests along with a presentation of his new minimalist collection.
Architecture Competition event description.
From swimming with grizzly bears in the Pacific Northwest, to dropping a 6-million dollar robotic submersible down onto the Gulf of St. Lawrence seafloor, to sitting with an Inuit in the Canadian Arctic wind at -50℃, Canadian Photographer Neil Ever Osborne is a visual storyteller working on conservation campaigns that express the important link between people and planet. . Represented by National Geographic Image Collection and regularly published by Smithsonian and Canadian Geographic Magazines and many other international magazines. Join us as Neil talks about his images, passions and assignments. In addition, on Sunday, March 31, Neil will be offering an all-day workshop on Visual Storytelling – how to use images to tell a story, alone and in combination. Please register soon as space is limited.
Shasha is the official photographer for les Grands Ballet de Montreal and was himself a professional ballet dancer. He moved from the Ukraine to Canada in 2006, became captivated by photography and gave up his lifetime passion of dancing to make photography his full-time profession. His focus is on portrait, advertising, editorial and dance photography.
Annual General Meeting, Elections, Special Resolutions; Followed by the Fauna Challenge
All members who attend shall choose the 60 images that will be framed and displayed for the annual Stewart Hall Cultural weekend held at the end of May.