North Shore Photographic Challenge

North Shore Photographic Challenge will be held at the Kay Meek Centre for the
Performing Arts ( www.kaymeekcentre.com ) in West Vancouver on
Saturday, March 02, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Tickets
Tickets are $20.00 each prior to March 02, 2019 and $22.00 each at the door on March 02, 2019.
How to purchase tickets:
– from the Kay Meek Centre www.kaymeekcentre.com
– by phone at 604-981-6335 with VISA, Master Card or AmericanExpress
– at the theatre box office from 12-5 Monday through Friday, from 12-4 on Saturdays and on March 02 starting at 6 PM.

Image Discussion Theme Portraits (and also open theme)

MAGE DISCUSSION with the THEME: Portraits

This meeting the theme is: Portraits (and also open theme)

The theme of the March 31st CAPA COMPETITION is Portrait.  According to the CAPA website, the criteria are as follows:

For the purposes of this competition, a portrait image will primarily contain the likeness of a person(s) in which the facial expression is predominant but can be extended to include the entire body and the background. The object of the portrait is to capture the person’s personality and mood as the focal point or as a component of moment in time. The image can be posed, candid or environmental. Street photography image is considered environmental.

For the full details see:  https://capacanada.ca/portrait/

Bring in your best Portrait shots whether you want to enter them into the CAPA competition or not.  And as always, your can also bring any image in for discussion under the open theme.

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!

Pacific Zone Print Challenge

The Judging Event

  • The Challenge will take place on Saturday, 23 February 2019, 1pm in the Gymnasium of Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship, 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam BC. V3B 5V8
  • All prints will be displayed during this event.
  • Members of all clubs and the public are welcome.
  • The prints will be on display until awards are presented (approx. 4:00pm)
  • Scores will be e-mailed to participating clubs as soon as possible.
  • CAPA Medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) will be awarded to the photographers with the three highest scoring prints at the competition and the clubs with the three highest scores. Seven Honour Awards will receive certificates. Jpegs of winning entries (1st, 2nd, 3rd place and Honour Awards) will be sent to Canadian Camera Magazine and CAPA’s website.   All awards will be recognized at the competition.
  • Entry images may be used for advertising future Pacific Zone Print Challenge or any CAPA event with credit to the photographer.

Please plan to attend this Competition! Show admission is $8.00 per person to cover room rental and refreshments.

Submission Deadline: CAPA Photo Series of 4

A photo series is very simply a collection of images that are placed in a specific order to tell a progression of events, emotions, concepts or themes. It is expected that the whole is greater than each part. Images can be Color or Black and White and each photo needs to complement each other.

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Photo Series of 4 images competition by Feb 20th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/series_of_4_photos/.

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Please add 1-4 on the end of the file name so we know which order to see them in.

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.

Submission Deadline: CAPA Open Theme

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Open Theme Competition of 4 images competition by Feb 13th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/open-theme

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Guest Speaker – Dennis Ducklow – Double Exposure Photography

Submission Deadline: North Shore Photo Challenge

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s submission to the North Shore Photographic Challenge.

Please email competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Image rules

  • All images must be the original work of the entrant.
  • Any image entered in the North Shore Photographic Challenge in previous years is disqualified.
  • Individual entrants are not required to be CAPA members.
  • A photographer whose work is included in a club entry may also enter
    different images as an individual.

Image guidelines

  • Open theme
  • Colour gamut of sRGB standard
  • For Horizontal image, set pixels to maximum width of 1400 (height will adjust automatically)
  • For Vertical image, set pixels to maximum height of 1050 (width will adjust automatically)
  • Save the file as High Resolution (12) jpg file.
  • No copyright information or any text on the image

 

Guest Speaker – Tyler Lanz from LaminART

Guest Speaker – Tyler Lanz from LaminART

Want to learn how to get your prints to look like the images on your monitor? Want to learn what type of print paper to use?  When to use metallic paper, aluminum prints, or canvas wraps?  Tyler Lanz from LaminART is going to tell us all about colour management, preparing your files for printing and the various types of printing.  This should help all of you who are entering prints in upcoming competitions.

Hope to see you there!

Submission Deadline: Monochrome Competition

Please submit your images for consideration of the club’s entry in the CAPA Monochrome competition by Jan 19th, 8pm

Email them to competitions.surreyphotography@gmail.com

Please see the following link for the rules and requirements of eligible images: https://capacanada.ca/monochrome/

This competition has 5 themes and each will be judged separately. Our submission will need at least 2 of the themes.

File details:  Submitted JPG image must comply with the following:

  1. Dimensions: Maximum horizontal size: 1400 pixels and Maximum vertical size: 1050 pixels
    Note: One of the dimensions must be exactly the maximum allowed size and neither dimension may exceed the maximum pixels for that dimension
  2. Colour Space: Should be sRGB
  3. Colour Accuracy: Strongly recommend that you calibrate your monitor to ensure colour accuracy from your monitor to the image projected to the judges
  4. Maximum file size: 1.8 MB

Restrictions on Image Filenames:

I am encouraged to include my name followed by a – and the title of my image such as the following:

Sally_Brown-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Walter_Rightside-The_Wild_Rose.jpg
Oliver South-The double rainbow.jpg
Winston_Rogers- CanadaDay.jpg
John Wayne-Sandy beach.jpg

Note if you edit/email with a MAC, please use a different mail program to ensure the file received is the correct size.

Guest Speaker – Ian MacDonald – Street Photography

Guest Speaker – Ian MacDonald – Street Photography

Some of you may be familiar with Vancouver based photographer Ian MacDonald’s work.  Although he does portrait work and wedding photography, he is probably best known for his street photography.  He gives street photography workshops in Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Amsterdam, and well as many other cities around the world.  Be sure to check out his excellent articles and amazing photos on his website:  https://ianmacdonaldphotography.com/about/

Hope to see you there!