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Monthly Archives: May 2011
For anyone who wants a close-up look at the “Arab Spring” here is a travel company with Egypt & Red Sea Coast destinations. Forwarded by Barbara Lapointe: I am contacting you in order to introduce a new photographic tour company … Continue reading
Received from Mario Lagacé: I work as a freelance photographer for ASI-Brightroom, covering the Ottawa race weekend, among other events. Jay Sutherland, ASI’s coordinator, asked me to look for additional sport photographers for this event. Would anyone at the RA be … Continue reading
Dave Hammaker Photography LLC Newsletter Received from Barbara Lapointe: Dave Hammaker Photography LLC Newsletter available here. [I always say that you shouldn’t have to go to the Grand Canyon to take a good photograph but I guess not everyone agrees … Continue reading
Zeiss 35mm F1.4 Lenses for Canon & Nikon now in stock from Rob Skeoch at www.bigcameraworkshops.com [If you have to ask the price you can't afford one... -Ed.]
Received from James Thibeault via Barbara Lapointe: I work for a program called Pathways to Education in Ottawa. We help youth from low income communities in the west end of Ottawa get through high school and into Post secondary education … Continue reading
Received from Jim Lamont, see poster for details (click for full size, 1MB JPG).
RAPC Awards The following has been adapted from the speech given by Awards Committee member Barbara Lapointe at the RAPC Awards Banquet on 17 May 2011: The Awards Committee recognizes service to the Photo Club. These awards are for the … Continue reading
Bruno Di Lalla (Competitions Committee Chair) writes: The RA Photo Club Competitions Awards were presented at the Annual Awards Banquet on May 17th 2011. Congratulations to all the winners and to all participants!
Bruno Di Lalla (Competitions Committee Chair) writes: Based on the results of the Competitions survey, the following announcements were made at the Annual Awards Banquet on the 17th of May 2011: Format Change Six On-Topic Competitions, each accompanied by a … Continue reading
Tony Fouhse writes on his blog: I first met Steph in June of 2010, while I was working on USER. Something about her made me blurt out the nine words that would alter my life (and hers)…..”Is there something I … Continue reading
Presented by Robert Laramée, more info here. Preceded by the monthly Flea Market. Last chance to buy tickets for the Awards Banquet, to be held on May 17 at the Mandarin Ogivie Restaurant.
Received from Barbara Lapointe: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas – November 6 to 13, 2011
Midsomer Murders, TVO, Monday, 9 May, 9:00pm. “When the local camera club refuses to accept digital images in their annual exhibition, a member is brutally strangled and a memory card is left in his mouth.”
Bill Woodley writes: Contact – Toronto’s annual photography festival – started 15 years ago, and it is now one of the largest in North America. There are about 200 exhibitions all over the city during the month of May.
Received from Rick Wagner: Orest Reshitnyk and Mark Gaudet arranged with the Embassy of the Ukraine for club members to view Olena Sullivan’s haunting photos of Prypyat.
[Updated with winning images (end of post) -Ed.] Bruno Di Lalla (Competitions Committee Chair) writes: The Bruce Wilson Memorial Competition was held at the Canada Room of the RA Photo Club on Tuesday May 3rd 2011. This competition is held … Continue reading
Just a note that the RAPC Blog is now accessible without entering your website password. This means that you now have the option of using a feed such as RSS without having to remain logged into the website. – The … Continue reading
Here is Bill Woodley’s round-up of photography exhibitions for May (PDF). Thanks Bill! May 2011 Photo Shows in the Ottawa Area
CAPA: Digital AV Show Competition – Closing date extended to 15 May 2011. Hello CAPA Individual Members! Please remember to get your AV or ProShow entries to Donna Astbury – we want MORE competition!
We thought the following event might of interest to the RA Photo Club. If possible, could you please circulate the event announcement (image of event poster is also attached).
Note: Doors open to membership – 7:20pm, actual start of meeting and judging - 7:30pm. Held in memory of a well respected photo club member whose sudden death deprived the club of a highly skilled black and white photographer and print … Continue reading
Starts 2nd May, info here.