Calendar

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.

June 2019

3
JUN

General

End of year party/Awards night

  • Monday, June 3rd, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

May 2019

27
MAY

Presentation

Photo Rally reveal

  • Monday, May 27th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

20
MAY

Holiday

Victoria Day

No meeting.

13
MAY

Competition

Open Competition

A competition where you can submit images on any subject matter. Go crazy!

6
MAY

Presentation

Cultural Rendez-Vous selection

  • Monday, May 6th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

April 2019

29
APR

Presentation

Special and Annual General meeting / Fauna Challenge: Humans Interacting with Animals

  • Monday, April 29th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

Special and Annual General Meeting, Elections, Special Resolutions; Followed by the Fauna Challenge

22
APR

Holiday

Easter Monday

No meeting.

8
APR

Speaker

Sasha Onyshchenko

  • Monday, April 8th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

1
APR

Speaker

Neil Ever Osborne

  • Monday, April 1st, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

March 2019

25
MAR

Competition

Architecture Competition

Architecture is a broad subject, encompassing everything from skyscrapers to shacks. Virtually everywhere we go, we are surrounded by some sort of architecture on a daily basis.

18
MAR

Speaker

Treasures of Iran - Muslim Harji

  • Monday, March 18th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

Our very own Muslim Harji treats us to another of his highly entertaining and informative presentations. This time he will present "Treasures of Iran" or "Demystifying the Axis of Evil". Muslim has travelled to over 50 countries and is a great photographer and story-teller. Not to be missed!

11
MAR

Competition

Expressions Competition-Minimalism

The theme for this season’s expressions competition is minimalism

4
MAR

Speaker

Open Your Eyes: The Art of the Everyday - Linda Rutenberg

  • Monday, March 4th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

This lecture explores all that we as photographers see every day. "I began my career with street photos and 30 years later have come back to it with a different approach but with the same vision and fascination." 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 Bibliothèque 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.

February 2019

25
FEB

Challenge

Landscape winter challenge

  • Monday, February 25th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

18
FEB

Competition

Flora Competition

11
FEB

Presentation

Macro night with Marianna Armata

  • Monday, February 11th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

4
FEB

Presentation

“Beneath the Waves” with Mark Lachovsky

  • Monday, February 4th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

January 2019

28
JAN

Competition

Fauna Competition

21
JAN

Presentation

My name is Peter, not really

  • Monday, January 21st, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

14
JAN

Presentation

Members night

  • Monday, January 14th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

7
JAN

Presentation

5x3 - 5 Photographers process each other's Images

  • Monday, January 7th, 2019
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

December 2018

31
DEC

Holiday

New Year's Eve

No meeting.

24
DEC

Holiday

Christmas

No meeting.

17
DEC

General

Christmas party

  • Monday, December 17th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

10
DEC

Speaker

Architecture Speaker – Giuseppe Pascale

  • Monday, December 10th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

Architectural Photography: One Photographer’s Vision of Montreal and the World.

3
DEC

Competition

People Competition

November 2018

26
NOV

Presentation

Still life studio reveal

  • Monday, November 26th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

19
NOV

Competition

Urban Landscape Competition

12
NOV

Presentation

Minimalism challenge reveal

  • Monday, November 12th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

5
NOV

Speaker

Guest Speaker – Peeter Laurits

  • Monday, November 5th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

October 2018

29
OCT

Speaker

Fauna speaker – Michel Foucault

  • Monday, October 29th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

22
OCT

Presentation

Social Media and its impact on Photography

  • Monday, October 22nd, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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. ❤️

15
OCT

Hands on

Still Life Studio/Vignettes how-to

  • Monday, October 15th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

8
OCT

Holiday

Thanksgiving

No meeting.

1
OCT

Presentation

Fortune cookie slideshows

  • Monday, October 1st, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

September 2018

24
SEP

Presentation

Social media/DR/Web/Comp rules/CAPA

  • Monday, September 24th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

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.

17
SEP

Presentation

Architecture Retrospective

  • Monday, September 17th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada

10
SEP

General

Opening night

  • Monday, September 10th, 2018
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 176 Lakeshore Drive, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada