RA Photo Club Blog

Club Program

Tuesday night meetings.

Club Meeting
2019-12-10
19:30

The Creative Process: Trends in Equipment and Processing

Two presentations will explore current trends in photographic activity. Mike Vuckovic, Ottawa Manager, VISTEK, will showcase photographic equipment developments such as new flash units, studio lighting systems, technology narrowing the gap between DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, and the increased presence of video, iPhones,  medium format digital cameras, etc; & Jamie Johnson, one of the RAPC’s in-house software ‘experts’. will focus on pros and cons in developments of various processing softwares.  

Competition Results
2019-12-17
19:30

Best Shot 2019

Your best  image for judging at the RA Photo Club Christmas party. 

Peoples choice.

Please, ask your friends to enter. We need fourty images for this competition to proceed.


Competition Results
2019-12-17
19:30

Humour 2019

Your best humorous image for judging at the RA Photo Club Christmas party. 

Peoples choice.

Please, ask your friends to enter. We need fourty images for this competition to proceed.


Club Meeting
2019-12-17
19:30

Club Christmas Party!!

Every year, the Social Committee hosts a Dinner and Party on the last meeting of the calendar year. It is usually themed. In the past we have had themes such as Christmas , a Viking Yule, Santa Claus, Ancient Roman Brunalia.....  We have yet to put on our thinking hats and decide on a place and theme for this year's celebration. Stay tuned!


Club Meeting
2020-01-07
19:30

A Presentation by Two Club Photographers: Homayoun Rastan & Daniel Parent

Homayoun Rastan will be presenting on A Journey to France

Daniel Parent will be presenting on Land Scapes. He is an enthusiast photographer living in Gatineau, Quebec. Photography allows him to share his experiences as an observer of nature, wildlife's behaviour and the beauty that surrounds us all. He has been a member of the RA Photo Club since 2012 and a current member of the Nature Group. The presentation will address some of the various types of nature images, including typical landscapes, the equipment used, techniques, and general tips and thoughts on capturing nature images in a landscape style. 


Club Meeting
2020-01-14
19:30

Michel Gosselin on Long Exposure Photography

Michel Gosselin will present basic information on how to create long exposure photos, which usually take about 5 minutes. He will describe the equipment needed and discuss the different types of long exposure photography as well as software used to obtain the desired effect when converting to black and white. And he will show long exposure images from a few photographers, including some of his own images

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Competition Results
2020-01-21
19:30

Macro


Club Meeting
2020-01-28
19:30

An Invitation to Present Your Photographic Project

We are seeking three Club members to present and speak about a particular photographic project they’ve undertaken at the "Project Night" on January 28.  Each of the presenters will be given 20 minutes to speak about and share the photos from their project. 
 
We’d like you to talk about what it is you set out to photograph and what it was specifically that interested you in the subject matter. The project in question could be anything at all, but it’s something that captivated your interest in exploring it photographically and for which you have developed a series of related photographs. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a project that you’ve already completed, but may be an ongoing project that you're still actively pursuing. And, of course, we mostly want to see some of your photos!
 
We are looking for projects; that is, a series of activities leading to a conclusion. Ongoing hobbies can be the basis for a project, but we are specifically looking for something with a beginning, a middle, and an end, with some photographic deliverables at the end.

If you are interested in sharing your photo project with the Club, please contact Norm Smith at ncsmith1952@gmail.com with a short description of the project you’d like to present.
 
In selecting the  speakers, the Program Committee will be guided by an interest in having a divergent set of projects on the evening, and to cover material which has not already been presented to the club.

If you have an interest in presenting please respond no later than November 30. Feel free to discuss this with Norm on Tuesday evenings at the club.

 


Club Meeting
2020-02-04
19:30

New Members Night

New members will be invited to submit photos for the evening presentation.


Club Meeting
2020-02-11
19:30

Eric Fruhauf on Architectural Photography

Eric Fruhauf on Architectural Photography


Competition Results
2020-02-18
19:30

Still Life


Club Meeting
2020-02-25
19:30

Motion in Photography

We are looking at an evening of photography that incorporates camera techniques such as panning, intentional camera movement, long exposures, time-lapse, creative dynamic techniques and advanced post-processing techniques in the creative process.  A call for proposals will be sent to members in January 2020.

 


Club Meeting
2020-03-03
19:30

AV Group Showcase

An evening dedicated to members' AV shows


Club Meeting
2020-03-10
19:30

A Presentation by David Barbour


Competition Results
2020-03-17
19:30

Architecture


Club Meeting
2020-03-24
19:30

An Evening of Photographs from China

There will be a presentation of photographs this evening from several of the Club members who have travelled to China with Edwin and Mary Lee as well as from other Club members who have travelled there through other means. Efforts are being made to present photos from as many diverse regions of China as possible.

 


Club Meeting
2020-03-31
19:30

Nature Group Showcase & Annual Fall Challenge


Club Meeting
2020-04-07
19:30

The Annual Interclub Photo Competition

The topic this year is Dusk to Dawn


Club Meeting
2020-04-14
19:30

The Photography of Adrien Duey


Competition Results
2020-04-21
19:30

Faces & Figures - Cold


Club Meeting
2020-04-28
19:30

Urban Group Showcase


Club Meeting
2020-05-05
19:30

Bruce Wilson Memorial Competition, May 5, 2020

The Bruce Wilson Competition is a major competition event held annually.  It is a Black and White print competition.  
 
An entry consist of five black and white prints that are related to each other in some way or as a sequence with a story line.
 
Participants submit 5 prints on the evening of the competition. Prints must be related either as a “series” connected to each other in some way or as a “sequence” with a story line.   Registration is limited to 15 entries and completed through the EVENTS tab on our website starting  December 1, 2019. The lead for the Bruce Wilson competition evening is the Chair of the Competitions Committee.
 
Get a head start and start preparing your prints as early as possible. Maximum 20 inches x 24 inches including mount and a minimum size of 8 inches 10 inches. See detailed guidelines on our website under Documents/Competitions/Bruce Wilson. 
 

Club Meeting
2020-05-12
19:30

Annual General Meeting & Faces and Figures Showcase


Club Meeting
2020-05-19
19:30

Annual Awards Banquet


Club Meeting
2020-05-26
19:00

Executive Council Changeover Meeting