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Apr
20
  1.   Meeting
  2.    Public
  1.   20th Apr, 2020 7:00PM
DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK THIS SESSION WILL BE HELD ONLINE VIA WEBEX.  PLEASE WATCH YOUR EMAIL FOR WEBEX LINK DETAILS. THE OCC LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING OUR PROGRAM IN A DIGITAL FORMAT. Crea...

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK THIS SESSION WILL BE HELD ONLINE VIA WEBEX.  PLEASE WATCH YOUR EMAIL FOR WEBEX LINK DETAILS. THE OCC LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING OUR PROGRAM IN A DIGITAL FORMAT.

Creating impactful photographic images is not about the equipment. It IS about seeing - seeing light, seeing composition and capturing what you feel in the final image. 

This will be an entire evening of photographic excellence and inspiration with talented photographic artist Harry Cartner. 

Harry has been involved in the world of photography for 40 years. 

He is the founder of Country Images Camera Club in Newmarket, Ontario, (now York Region Art Club), a founding member of the Photo Essay Group (Toronto), a former member of Toronto Focal Forum Print Group and an Honorary Life Member of the Toronto Guild for Photographic Art (now the Toronto Digital Photo Club). Harry is also a member of the Forest City Photographers Guild and the London Camera Club, currently the President. 

Harry has won numerous awards both locally and internationally. His work has been published in several books as well as magazines and calendars. He has prints hanging in private homes and corporate offices. 

He has served on numerous judging panels as well as judged International Salons. Harry also leads photographic workshops, digital photography workshops, and photographic tours. He has lived and worked around the world. 

In 2019 he will be hosting, on behalf of PhotoTrekker Tours, a photo tour to Bulgaria (June 2019) and to Franklin Island, near Parry Sound (September 2019). This will be Harry's 12th year at Franklin Island. 

Apr
24
  1.   Community Event
  2.    Public
  1.   24th Apr, 2020 7:00PM
As we now all face ever challenging times within our new normals of social and physical distancing, and self-isolation due to COVID-19 coronavirus, it is with sincere regret that we must inform you of...

As we now all face ever challenging times within our new normals of social and physical distancing, and self-isolation due to COVID-19 coronavirus, it is with sincere regret that we must inform you of our Capture Oakville Planning Committee's decision to cancel the 14th Edition of Capture Oakville Photography Competition, originally scheduled on Friday, April 24, 2020.

We realize that many of our Member photographers have gone to much time and expense to enter and participate in our 14th Competition.  While nothing has been confirmed, the Committee is currently discussing a number of options for hosting a scaled-down version of our event at a later date in 2020.

We hope you will join us on at a date to be determined as we announce the winners of our 2020 Capture Oakville Competition.
 

I trust that you understand and support the above decisions.  If you have any questions, please feel free to correspond with me directly.

Many thanks for your ongoing support of our Committee, and our Capture Oakville Event.

Be Safe; Cheers, Bernie

Bernard Cook

Oakville Camera Club

Chair, Capture Oakville Committee

May
03
  1.   Outing
  2.    Public
  1.   3rd May, 2020 10:00AM
DATE SET FOR A SPRING SESSION  May 3, 2020  10AM -12PM  Cost is $55 per person. Spaces are limited to 12. Paypal to be available shortly Spend 2 wonderful hours photographing...

DATE SET FOR A SPRING SESSION  May 3, 2020  10AM -12PM  Cost is $55 per person. Spaces are limited to 12. Paypal to be available shortly

Spend 2 wonderful hours photographing raptors in an open environment. Both flying birds and static birds can be photographed and the setting could not be better. 

The photography will be followed by lunch at the Beach House in Port Dover.

The drive is about 1:30 from Oakville

TIme: Allow about 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM for the whole event including travel.

TO GET ON THE OUTINGS LIST, PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE TO outings@oakvillecameraclub.com

 

 

 

May
04
  1.   Meeting
  2.    Public
  1.   4th May, 2020 7:00PM
Margaret Rodgers is an Oshawa-based artist. Much of her work combines painting and photography, including both transfer processes and contact printing using solar sensitive dyes on vintage linens. In ...

Margaret Rodgers is an Oshawa-based artist. Much of her work combines painting and photography, including both transfer processes and contact printing using solar sensitive dyes on vintage linens. In 2018 she exhibited solar prints at Fort St. John North Peace Museum, B.C. and at the Women's Art Association of Canada, Toronto. Other exhibition activity includes IRIS at 20+1 (CWSE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), IRIS at 20  RMG, FILMIC , Station Gallery, Whitby 2015, Closeups at RMG Oshawa 2015, No Man's Land (Erring on the Mount festival, Peterborough) The Tree Museum: Easy Come, Easy Go (AGP), WhiteOut, TAC Art/Work Gallery, Toronto, and  OshawaSpaceInvaders, 2013-14. International exhibition activity includes Deviant Detours, Kunsthaus Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Beijing World Art Museum, and the Lake Placid/Saranac Lake area, NY. 

She is founder of the IRIS Group, a collective of women artists, formerly art professor at Durham and Centennial Colleges and Director/Curator at VAC Clarington. She is the author of Locating Alexandra (Toronto: ECW, 1995) about Painters Eleven artist Alexandra Luke, and is published in venues including OshaWhat, Art and Ecology, Sculpture, Urban Glass, Canadian Art, ESPACE, and the Journal of Canadian Studies. Her blog is at margaretrodgers.ca.

She was a member of Heritage Oshawa for several years and served on Oshawa's Cultural Leadership Council and is a member of the Women's Art Association of Canada.

 

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

 

May
10
  1.   Workshop
  2.    Public
  1.   10th May, 2020 9:00AM
Please join us at our Introduction To Flash Portraiture: Part 2 - Practical, Hands On Session on May 10th from 9am to 12pm, QEP Multipurpose Room #4 In this session you will be using a flash lighting...

Please join us at our Introduction To Flash Portraiture: Part 2 - Practical, Hands On Session on May 10th from 9am to 12pm, QEP Multipurpose Room #4

In this session you will be using a flash lighting setup to capture a high quality portrait with a specific style in mind.  We will work in small groups with instruction and feedback.

Topics covered will be:

  • Effective communication with a male or female subject
  • Simply posing suggestions
  • Selecting either a speedlight or studio monolight solution
  • Working with a single light source, light modifier and reflector(s)
  • Basic portrait lighting techniques

Workshop fee $50.00

Attendence for this workshop will be limited to 12 people so please click the paypal button below to register!

NOTE:  we would strongly suggest that you attend our Part 1 - Information Session to ensure that you are prepared for this hands on workshop.  https://www.oakvillecameraclub.com/program/299-april2020flashworkshop

 Fees are Non Refundable

May
25
  1.   Outing
  2.    Public
  1.   25th May, 2020 10:00AM
DATE SET FOR A 2nd SPRING SESSION  May 25, 2020  10AM -12PM  Cost is $45 per person. Spaces are limited to 12. Paypal to be available shortly Spend 2 wonderful hours photogra...

DATE SET FOR A 2nd SPRING SESSION  May 25, 2020  10AM -12PM  Cost is $45 per person. Spaces are limited to 12. Paypal to be available shortly

Spend 2 wonderful hours photographing raptors in an open environment. Both flying birds and static birds can be photographed and the setting could not be better. 

The photography will be followed by lunch at the Beach House in Port Dover.

The drive is about 1:30 from Oakville

TIme: Allow about 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM for the whole event including travel.

TO GET ON THE OUTINGS LIST, PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE TO outings@oakvillecameraclub.com

May
25
  1.   Meeting
  2.    Public
  1.   25th May, 2020 7:00PM
With a career spanning more than a decade, Trevor Godinho is an internationally recognized artist and published photographer, his work gracing the pages of Vogue Italia, Elle Canada, Men’s Health Aust...

With a career spanning more than a decade, Trevor Godinho is an internationally recognized artist and published photographer, his work gracing the pages of Vogue Italia, Elle Canada, Men’s Health Australia, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Playboy France & USA, FHM France & India, and much more.

His skill, vision, and passion for his art have led him to travel and establish a reputation in Toronto, New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, London, Milano, and Perth – putting him and his camera in front of notable personalities and Hollywood’s leading men and women. In 2017, Trevor was named the Canadian brand ambassador to Elinchrom Limited (based out of Switzerland).

In addition to photography, having graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree, Trevor’s creative range also includes painting, sculpture, and design. His mastery of these disciplines has led to his work being exhibited at Coldstream Fine Art and the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.

Trevor continues to mentor the next generation of aspiring photographers and artists, who he hopes will continue to tell human interest stories with vision and expressiveness. Trevor is an active supporter of both local and international charities, including NATO Association of Canada, Jays Care Foundation, U For Change, Artscape, and Big Blue Ocean Cleanup.

Trevor currently resides in Toronto, Canada. 

We would all love to have 12-24 hours with a subject in the idea shooting situations but that rarely ever happens. Capturing portraits is all about the right moment and making use of your time with the subject. In my talk I will dive in to my process of capturing some of Hollywood’s well known faces, while giving you a bit of background on my journey and where I am aiming to go. 

 

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

Jun
08
  1.   Meeting
  2.    Public
  1.   8th Jun, 2020 7:00PM

Bernie and Wojtek will recount their recent trip to Morocco in the format "Two Photographers/Two Viewpoints"

 

More information about this talk to follow.

Jun
22
  1.   Challenge
  2.    Public
  1.   22nd Jun, 2020 7:00PM
Photo Credit:  Randy Droniuk  Challenge Themes: (Changed April 1, 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic) Challenge 1: Macro / Close-up Photography Challenge 2: Window Light Photography.  ...

Photo Credit:  Randy Droniuk 

Challenge Themes: (Changed April 1, 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic)

Challenge 1: Macro / Close-up Photography

Challenge 2: Window Light Photography.   Take any subject (portrait of a person, flower arrangement, etc.) under natural window light.  A portion of the  window needs  to be incorporated into the image.

Challenge 3: Food Photography.  Share with us one of your culinary delights and make our mouths water.

Submission deadline for images: May 25, 2020.

Judging results will be presented at the June 22, 2020 club meeting.

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is FREE for this event

Click here for the complete rules: https://www.oakvillecameraclub.com/challenges/challenge-rules

Click here for the descriptions of the challenge themes: https://www.oakvillecameraclub.com/challenges/challenge-themes

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