Thunderbird Showpark WestCoast Classic Horse Jumping

Thunderbird Showpark Westcoast Classic

There are at least 4 different rings where there will be Jumping action. You will be able to meet the riders and horses outside of the rings.

This is a fun day, I recall there is a food venue.

Please meet at the office at 0930 to receive your press passes. These must be returned when you leave.

If you are late, I think you might still be able to get a pass but please be on time.

Parking in the main lot will cost you $10 so park off 72nd avenue.

AGM and Image Discussion – Theme: Open

AGM  &  IMAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Open (your choice)

Time for our annual general meeting.  Come out and elect the club executives, and find out what’s new and what’s not.

Once a month, we hold an Image Discussion evening where members from ALL photography levels from Beginner to Advanced submit photos for discussion. Check under RESOURCES for upcoming Monthly Themes. You can also submit any photo in the Open Theme. Discussion offers different interpretations, suggestions for improvement or enhancement as well as what judges look for in competitions.

Halfway through the meeting, we break for coffee and treats.

Please submit your photos to Radek before Sunday June 12th at 7pm to:

Hope to see you there!

Vintage Cars at the BC Farm Museum

Come and join us at the Lions Gate Model A Club event

The Lions Gate Model A Club is a non-profit society dedicated to the preservation, restoration and enjoyment of 1928 to 1931 Model A Ford vehicles.

If you like Vintage Cars…this is THE place to be.

There will be cars cars cars and probably lots of chrome

There is no entry fee unless you want to go INTO the FArm Museum then it is by donation.

The Kiwanis or Lions club will be there selling Hotdogs

 

Image Discussion – Theme: Dilapidated or abandoned buildings

MAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Dilapidated or abandoned buildings

This meeting the theme is: Any urban or rural buildings that have been abandoned or 

    • There are lots of areas in the Lower Mainland to find abandoned buildings or inhabited buildings that are in bad repair.  Try and capture the character of these places in your shots.

You can also submit any photo in the Open Theme (your choice of subject/theme).  Discussion offers different interpretations, suggestions for improvement or enhancement as well as what judges look for in competitions.

Halfway through the meeting, we break for coffee and treats.

Please bring your photos on a flash drive/memory stick so that Radek can upload them onto the club computer before the meeting starts.

Hope to see you there!

Stave Falls Powerhouse

MAY 26 Saturday

 

Stave Falls Powerhouse is a National Historic site of Canada

Over 100 years old it is an actual museum of how power was distributed throughout the lower mainland of BC back in the day.

There is a $6 entry fee and for an extra $1 you can get a pass from now until October 8 that permits you access to the Powerhouses in Revelstoke and Hudson Hope.

There is a 9 minute video that they show and give you maps to self tour the site.

Photo Ops galore. The tour Guides are extremely helpful so don’t be afraid to ask them anything about the site. There are washrooms on site, coffee tea by donation and a store to buy mugs/t-shirts etc.

There is also Hayward Lake a short walk away to fill your day with more landscape photography.

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Speaker: Frank Pali on his Costa Rica Workshops plus Gail and Bill’s Pow Wow images

Travel photographer Frank Pali will give a presentation on the three Costa Rica workshops he’ll be giving in 2018.  You can check out the video on his workshop and the amazing wildlife and scenery of Costa Rica on his website at: www.crocodilebay.com/frank-palis-big-five-costa-rica-wildlife-photography-workshop

In the second half club members Gail Stephan and Bill Anderson will be presenting some of their best pow wow pictures.  Both have been attending BC pow wows for years and have huge collections of images to draw from, including many motion blur and abstract interpretations of the dancers at these events.

 

And check out photos taken during these workshops at:  https://www.frankpaliphotography.com/p/palis-costa-rica-ph

 

LCC Fraser Valley Invitational Competition Judging

Fraser Valley Invitational to be held this year on Saturday May 12, 2018.
This year’s theme is CONNECTIONS

Maplewood Mud Flats

The Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats is a bird and wildlife sanctuary on Vancouver’s North Shore, operated by the Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia. This is the traditional territory of the Tsleil-Waututh and Coast Salish Peoples.

This is yet another wonderful birding area.
Please wear hiking type boots in this area and obey all signage.
View the beautiful images on their Facebook page:

Image Discussion – Theme: Black and White

MAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Black and White

This meeting the theme is: images of either objects that either black and white to begin with, or images processed as black and white (including toned images)

You can also submit any photo in the Open Theme (your choice of subject/theme).  Discussion offers different interpretations, suggestions for improvement or enhancement as well as what judges look for in competitions.

Halfway through the meeting, we break for coffee and treats.

Please bring your photos on a flash drive/memory stick so that Radek can upload them onto the club computer before the meeting starts.

Hope to see you there!

Crescent Beach Black and White Print Challenge: Judging

The Crescent Beach Photography Club (CBPC) are pleased to invite your Club to
participate in our annual Black and White Print Challenge.

The B & W Challenge will take place at 7.00pm, Saturday April 21st. 2018 at St. Mark’s Church Hall, 12953 – 20th. Avenue, South Surrey.

2018 B&W Print Challenge – POSTER FINAL2