Author: Geri Porteous


Volunteer Appreciation Awards Nominations

Each year, the RA Photo Club relies on the contributions of volunteers to put on program evenings, to organize outings, to provide workshops, to manage the business of the club, and much more. Without volunteers, the club wouldn’t exist. This year, we have at least 65 volunteers filling a variety of roles. IT’S TIME TO […]

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Amazing Urban Winter Art! Canary Wharf Winter Lights

This article may inspire local photographers for Winterlude … The Canary Wharf Winter Lights (in England)  features 21 installations by some of the most imaginative and exciting international artists working with light art today. The installations are scattered through the Canary Wharf estate inviting everyone to explore. Many of the installations are interactive and bring […]

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General Interest

New Members at the Fieldhouse Bar & Grill before the big night… break a leg!

Tuesday night’s New Members’ Showcase, hosted by Abby for five great years now, was a terrific success. Fifteen new members presented a rich and varied selection of their images to the welcoming applause of all the club. There were some awesome photos from exotic travel destinations around the world, and sport, portrait and fine art […]

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Phil Norton, Prince Edward County photographer

Meet Phil Norton. We hope to be seeing Phil in our excellent lineup of speakers in 2019. He has been speaking to camera clubs from Brockville to Cobourg, including Brighton, Quinte, PhotoNat, Loyalist Photojournalism classes, Northumberland, Kingston awards banquet, Brockville and judging in Napanee and Picton as well as Ottawa and the Canadian Farm Writers photography contest, among […]

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General Interest

A book for photographers working in nature and/or fine art disciplines

German photography pioneer Karl Blossfeldt (1865–1932) photographed plants so beautifully, and with such originality, that his work transcends the medium itself. Over more than 30 years, he took thousands of photographs, revealing a formally rigorous talent whose precision and dedication bridge the 19th- and 20th-century worlds of image-making and bring a distinctly sculptural aspect to a firmly two-dimensional art […]

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SPARK Photo Festival

The following juried exhibit competition might be of interest to the R.A. Photo Club members. The SPARK Photo Festival in Peterborough, Ontario has been featuring a themed juried exhibit for six years now. The exhibit theme is meant to challenge photographers to come up with their best work, working within a broad thematic concept. Details […]

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