RA Photo Club Blog

Club Program

Tuesday night meetings.

Club Meeting
2019-02-26
19:30

The Nature and Wildlife Photography of Danielle Barabe-Bussieres

Danielle Barabé-Bussières learns photography every day by watching tutorials, researching photography projects and gets some of her inspiration from great photographers. Danielle likes to explore nature, flowers, wildlife and is very passionate of macro photography. 
In the recent years, her images have earned several awards in Provincial and National competitions with the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC). She is very devoted to photography and she worked hard to achieve a professional level.   She is also very involved with artists' associations and takes every opportunity offered to her to display her art in the Ottawa area and surroundings.

Club Meeting
2019-03-05
19:30

AV Group Showcase

The Audio-Visual (AV) Showcase is open to all current RA Photo Club members. The total running time of your show should not exceed 6 minutes, and the show must be an electronic file in MP4 or MOV format. Details on the complete requirements can be found in the RAPC Forum, under AV Meetings.

Any information that you wish to communicate in your show must be contained in the show’s images or in its sound track. There will be no opportunity for introductory comments to be read about the show.

The coordinator for this year's showcase is Ed Overstreet. Please contact Ed (edoverst@magma.ca) to arrange for your show to be included.

The deadline for your finished show is 9pm Tuesday February 26.


Club Meeting
2019-03-12
19:30

Portrait and Wedding Photography with Andrew Balfour

https://www.balfourphoto.com


Competition Results
2019-03-19
19:30

Panning

Your image must make use of panning.


Club Meeting
2019-03-26
19:30

An Evening with Lois Siegel

As a citizen of Ottawa – a city she has fallen in love with since her arrival in 1992, Lois is involved in multiple activities. Siegel was named one of the Capital City’s Top 50: People who are shaping the future of the National Capital, by Ottawa Life Magazine.

With a career spanning 35 years, Lois Siegel is a multi-faceted individual, a photographer, filmmaker, writer, teacher and musician,

if she likes something or finds something interesting, she’s on it. For example, she picked up the fiddle and started playing in a Celtic band, because, well, just because the idea intrigued her.

http://www.siegelproductions.ca/photos.htm

 

 

 


Club Meeting
2019-04-02
19:30

Interclub Photo Competition

The annual Interclub Competition is a competition among individual photographers in the four Ottawa-area photo clubs. The 2019 ON TOPIC is Edge, defined as the edge of something that is either physical (e.g., a cliff, a knife's edge, etc.) or mental (nervous, anxious, etc.)

There is also a GENERAL category.

Entry guidelines can be found here  


Club Meeting
2019-04-09
19:30

Nature Group Showcase and Fall Challenge


Club Meeting
2019-04-16
19:30

Action /Motion Photography Night

 Six club members will present a series of action/motion photos.  We can look forward to an evening of sport, street, contemplative, studio and nature photography using creative and dynamic techniques and purposeful camera motion, blur, time-lapse and post processing techniques. 

 

A call of proposals will be sent out to the membership early January 2018.


Competition Results
2019-04-23
19:30

Faces & Figures - Authentic Moment

Topic: Faces & Figures
A photographic portrait which is a representation of a living person, especially the face, OR a photograph in which the subject, the human body, is the primary interest.
Entries are limited to POSED photographs of one or more human beings. The backgrounds may include statues or paintings of people, providing these are NOT the primary subject.
Pet and animal portraits are excluded.
There are no restrictions on location (indoors or outdoors) nor on lighting (ambient or artificial) however both must be CONSIDERED and CONTROLLED.


Club Meeting
2019-04-30
19:30

Urban Group Showcase


Club Meeting
2019-05-07
19:30

Bruce Wilson Competition

 

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 that are 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 members and completed through the EVENTS tab on our website. The lead for the Bruce Wilson 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
2019-05-14
19:30

Annual General Meeting and Faces & Figures Showcase


Club Meeting
2019-05-21
19:30

Annual Awards banquet