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!

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!

Speakers: Frank Pali on his Costa Rica Workshops, and Natalie Coates on her New Orleans trip

There are two speakers for this meeting:  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

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

Our second speaker is our own Natalie Coats who’ll be presenting images from her recent trip to New Orleans during the second half of the meeting.

You won’t want to miss either of these speakers.

LCC Fraser Valley Invitational Competition

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

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!

Black and White Print Challenge

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

Speaker: Irene Tatiana Morden – Pet photography

Club member Irene Tatiana Morden has graciously agreed to speak to us about pet photography, including horses.

Also, Alisha Martin from the Multiple Sclerosis Society has asked to give a 10 minute presentation at the beginning of the meeting to tell us about an opportunity to become volunteer event photographers for their upcoming fund raisers, which can be a lot of fun and a way of giving back to the community.

Image Discussion – Theme Long Exposure

MAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Long Exposure

This meeting the theme is: Long Exposure photography

    • Get out your tripods and shoot moving objects like waterfalls, or moving vehicles, or anything else that moves.  Neutral density filters will come in handy to get long exposures on sunny days.

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!

North Shore Challenge: Competition Night

Speaker: Connor Stephanison

Well known BC nature and landscape photographer Connor Stefanison has graciously agreed to speak to us about his amazing wildlife and landscape photography.  An avid outdoorsman, Connor goes where most of us would never dare to go.  If you like wildlife and nature untouched by the hand of man, you’re in for a real treat.  Check out his website at http://www.connorstefanison.com/