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Sep
23
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  1.   23rd Sep, 2019
This evening will include our 2019 Annual General Meeting, the presentation of our Speaker Calendar for the 2019/2020 Season and a Start the Year Social. The AGM Agenda includes: Voting in the...
This evening will include our 2019 Annual General Meeting, the presentation of our Speaker Calendar for the 2019/2020 Season and a Start the Year Social.

The AGM Agenda includes:
Voting in the OCC Executive Board 
The financial update from the treasurer 

 

Reports from the directors responsible for Membership, Website, Challenges, Mentors, Workshops, and Programming. 
Jun
10
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  1.   10th Jun, 2019
NOTE - new date for this event! "A look across Canada shooting Lumix" will take you to places one could only describe as magical. From bears and birds along the shorelines, to whales and an abundance...

NOTE - new date for this event!

"A look across Canada shooting Lumix" will take you to places one could only describe as magical. From bears and birds along the shorelines, to whales and an abundance of sea life in the oceans. Landscapes of untouched mountains, beautiful fall colours to northern lights dancing in the sky.

Chris Pepper is wildlife and landscape photographer that has been traveling with his camera for many years now. His accomplishments has landed him images and articles in wildlife magazines, international photo campaigns and a position with Panasonic Lumix as a Storyteller.

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

 

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May
27
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  1.   27th May, 2019
Neil is a Toronto-based conservation photojournalist and visual artist working to express the inextricable link between people and planet. His work is deeply rooted in a documentary approach that bear...

Neil is a Toronto-based conservation photojournalist and visual artist working to express the inextricable link between people and planet. His work is deeply rooted in a documentary approach that bears witness to humanity’s ecological footprint–the impact of human activities on nature. This work is principally carried out in protected places that celebrate pristine wilderness and in places in peril that draw attention to habitats that still need protection.

Neil collaborates with domestic and international publications, NGOs, charities, corporations, philanthropists, Indigenous nations, fine art galleries, and with a growing community of online advocates who align with his values.

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

 

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May
13
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  1.   13th May, 2019
Join the OCC as we take our meeting outdoors!  Meet us in the Oakville Town Square next to the clock in Downtown Oakville at 7pm Members will team up for an hour (and a bit) of photography th...

Join the OCC as we take our meeting outdoors! 

Meet us in the Oakville Town Square next to the clock in Downtown Oakville at 7pm

Members will team up for an hour (and a bit) of photography through downtown Oakville in an attempt to win our OCC Photography Scavenger Hunt!

Meet at Bru for beverages and a possible presentation of gear (TBC).


 
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Apr
29
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  1.   29th Apr, 2019
In a long standing tradition, members of the OCC willl share with their peers pics and tips of places they have recently visited.  This presentation will feature the work of four OCC members; Be...

In a long standing tradition, members of the OCC willl share with their peers pics and tips of places they have recently visited. 

This presentation will feature the work of four OCC members; Bernie Cook, Juan Gil Niehorster, Marcel Painchaud and Wojtek Zlobicki.

Bernie and Juan will be sharing images and stories of their trip to Peru including their time spent hiking to Choquequirao and visiting Machu Pichu.

Marcel will be featuing street images in a presentation titled "The Cities At Night"

Wojtek will be sharing tips on travel photography and photographing the Aurora Borealis based on his recent trip to the Yukon.

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Apr
08
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  1.   8th Apr, 2019
From a very young age, Arni has had great admiration and respect for the great outdoors.   Since his retirement a few years ago, he has been able to spend the time to improve his photographi...

From a very young age, Arni has had great admiration and respect for the great outdoors.   Since his retirement a few years ago, he has been able to spend the time to improve his photographic skills in the field and in the digital darkroom.  As an award winning wildlife photographer, naturalist and conservationist, he is proud to have had his images published in conservation-themed, international journals including the prestigious Birdlife Australia, Wild Seed Project in Maine, National Audubon Society and Canadian Geographic.


His goal is to tell Nature's story by capturing unique one-of-a-kind images that will resonate with the viewer, stir the soul, invoke an emotion or perhaps stimulate a memory.  The final compositions capture a fleeting moment, one that portrays the beauty, simplicity and fragility of nature.”

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10 N5A7617 2

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Mar
04
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  1.   4th Mar, 2019
Jeff Vogan is a Toronto-based sports photographer. He started like many parents taking photos of his kid playing sports.   After a few years, his images were being published and he was shooting ...

Jeff Vogan is a Toronto-based sports photographer. He started like many parents taking photos of his kid playing sports.  

After a few years, his images were being published and he was shooting for a number of international firms.  He made the career pivot to go full-time and now a full-time pro.

In his presentation, Vogan will discuss his journey from amateur to pro and the lessons he learned along the way.

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Feb
25
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  1.   25th Feb, 2019
Photographic works are meant to be enjoyed by the masses. Mark Wolfson graciously donated 50 works to the Ryerson Imaging Centre in 2010. Mark will show images from Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Eugene...

Photographic works are meant to be enjoyed by the masses. Mark Wolfson graciously donated 50 works to the Ryerson Imaging Centre in 2010.

Mark will show images from Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Eugene Smith and many other famous Masters works that were all part of this collection. Mark will present these works and let us know how he was inspired by these great creators.

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Feb
04
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  1.   4th Feb, 2019
While completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto’s Institute of Communication Culture and Information Technology in 2005, Lusztyk’s body of work includes advertising, locatio...

While completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto’s Institute of Communication Culture and Information Technology in 2005, Lusztyk’s body of work includes advertising, location, portrait, still life, and landscape photography. He is known for his detail-driven, large scale series capturing urban highway interchanges, sublime geographic studies, and minimalist handgun portraits.

When he is not shooting on location, Lusztyk works from his Toronto based studio. Lusztyk’s work has been exhibited in North America, Asia, and Europe. He is the winner of 4 consecutive Communication Arts Awards, PX3 Paris Photography Award (2012), the IPA International Photography Award (2012), and is the 2013 recipient of the 2013 Applied Arts (AACE) Photographer of the Year Award. Past clients include: Apple, Audi, Bayer, KPMG, Amex, National Geographic, Esquire, and Wired.

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

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Jan
21
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  1.   21st Jan, 2019
Bring in your favourite photography gadgets or accessories to share with our other club members.  Be it a drone, a new lens, a new camera body or any other gadget or accessory that makes your pho...

Bring in your favourite photography gadgets or accessories to share with our other club members.  Be it a drone, a new lens, a new camera body or any other gadget or accessory that makes your photography journey more enjoyable.  

Bring this item(s) to the club and share how it makes your photography easier, more fun or more comfortable.

Images from Capture Oakville 2017 (previous years exhibit) will also be on sale

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Jan
07
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  1.   7th Jan, 2019
Rob Skeoch is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in magazines and books published around the world. He grew up in Burlington, Ontario, and began making photographs for the high scho...

Rob Skeoch is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in magazines and books published around the world. He grew up in Burlington, Ontario, and began making photographs for the high school yearbook in 1974.

As a storyteller, Rob uses photography to tell the story as he finds it on the streets. Working in the tradition of photography greats Robert Frank and Eugene Smith, Rob captures the fleeting moments of street life in Toronto and other cities. A lover of all genres of photography, including the work he does with Sony of Canada and the latest digital cameras, Rob also uses historical equipment in the fulfillment of his vision of photography.

 

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

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Dec
17
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  1.   17th Dec, 2018
Please join us for our Annual OCC Christmas Party. It's a great opportunity to socialize with the other members and to chat with the board members if you have any suggestions or thoughts to assist us...

Please join us for our Annual OCC Christmas Party.

It's a great opportunity to socialize with the other members and to chat with the board members if you have any suggestions or thoughts to assist us with our programming.

We are asking everyone to contribute an appetizer or a dessert to our table for this evening.

The OCC Board will provide the drinks, napkins etc.

We look forward to seeing everyone at this event to celebrate the holiday season on our last meeting before the Christmas break!

Guest Fees will be waived for this event.

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Nov
19
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  1.   19th Nov, 2018
Dr. Ron Goodlin is known as a conservation-wildlife photographer from Thornhill Ontario Canada.  After slowing down his career as a Cosmetic Dentist, he has spent much of his time travelling the...

Dr. Ron Goodlin is known as a conservation-wildlife photographer from Thornhill Ontario Canada. 

After slowing down his career as a Cosmetic Dentist, he has spent much of his time travelling the world to photograph wildlife that is in danger of extinct from the perils of mankind.

“My photographic vision is to create natural but artistic images that will be engaging, and appeal to the general public,  thus helping to bring the story of these endangered animals and perils to our natural landscape, to the forefront, creating awareness the effects of climate change, pollution, urban sprawl poaching and industrialization.”

Ron hopes to institute a positive change to our world through his photography.

 Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

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Nov
05
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  1.   5th Nov, 2018
Leif’s passion and inspiration for photography is life itself. Being at a happy and satisfied point in his life, he sees things around me more clearly, and often differently, than he would without a c...

Leif’s passion and inspiration for photography is life itself. Being at a happy and satisfied point in his life, he sees things around me more clearly, and often differently, than he would without a camera up to his eye. Traveling and photography has given him the opportunity to see, appreciate and capture many beautiful places and wonderful moments in life around the world and enjoy several life-changing experiences. The entire process, from image capture through digital processing to printing and preparing his images for exhibit, is fascinating, relaxing and fulfilling.

 Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

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Oct
22
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  1.   22nd Oct, 2018
"HEART OF TURTLE ISLAND: THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT”  Oakville native Mark Zelinski presents photographs and stories from his new book bringing exquisite focus to the environmental treasures of ...

"HEART OF TURTLE ISLAND: THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT”  Oakville native Mark Zelinski presents photographs and stories from his new book bringing exquisite focus to the environmental treasures of the magnificent Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve, and celebrating the diverse communities that thrive along its rugged, curving path.  Mississaugas of The Credit, Six Nations and Anishnaabek Nations of Bruce Peninsula and Manitoulin Island are among the subjects included. A Governor General’s Medal winner, Mark Zelinski’s diverse career as a professional photographer has taken him across 80 countries.  Best known for his “Books That Heal” initiative – Mark donated 7,000 copies of his photography books to 100 worldwide charities. His nine internationally acclaimed books include forewords by Prince Philip, Lincoln Alexander, Prince Andrew, AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and Justin Trudeau.    

Join us on October 22, 2018 as Mark shares the images he has captured over his storied career.

 

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Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

 

 

NOTE: Due to an illness Margaret Hines, previously scheduled for this night is not able to appear.  Her talk will be presented later in the year.

 

 

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Oct
01
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  1.   1st Oct, 2018
Dave loves photograph abandoned buildings, high-rise rooftops and storm drains all in the name of adventure and photography,. He explains how he got involved in this type of work and takes the viewers...

Dave loves photograph abandoned buildings, high-rise rooftops and storm drains all in the name of adventure and photography,. He explains how he got involved in this type of work and takes the viewers on an interesting trip through some of his favourite locations such as abandoned insane asylums, hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and many houses that are full of old items and relics from the past.


Dave has been featured on Petapixel, CTV News Toronto, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, The DailyMail and Telegraph in the UK as well as dozens of news sites and magazines around the world from Australia to Italy to Germany.

 

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10 

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Sep
24
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  1.   24th Sep, 2018
This evening will include our 2018 Annual General Meeting, the presentation of our Speaker Calendar for the 2018/2019 Season and a Start the Year Social. The AGM Agenda includes: Voting in the OCC...
This evening will include our 2018 Annual General Meeting, the presentation of our Speaker Calendar for the 2018/2019 Season and a Start the Year Social.
The AGM Agenda includes:


Voting in the OCC Executive Board 

The financial update from the treasurer 

Reports from the directors responsible for Membership, Website, Challenges, Mentors, Workshops, and Programming. 

 
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Sep
10
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  1.   10th Sep, 2018
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back Outdoor Photography Canada Columnist and Photo Educator Don Komarechka for two talks on ultraviolet and astrophotography in one evening.   Guests are alway...
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back Outdoor Photography Canada Columnist and Photo Educator Don Komarechka for two talks on ultraviolet and astrophotography in one evening.  

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10
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Jun
11
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  1.   11th Jun, 2018
Join the OCC as we take our meeting outdoors!  We will meet outside of O'Finns Irish Temper, 136 Church St, Oakville, ON L6J 1M9, Canada at 7pm.  We will then break off into groups a...
Join the OCC as we take our meeting outdoors! 

We will meet outside of O'Finns Irish Temper, 136 Church St, Oakville, ON L6J 1M9, Canada at 7pm.  We will then break off into groups along with a mentor to photograph the Streets of Oakville - which just happens to tie into our "Streets Of Oakville" category for our 2018 Capture Oakville competition.
 

We will meet back at O'Finns at approximately 8:30pm for beverages and a presentation by Henry's of Oakville.
 

Please mark this date on your calendars for our first Cameras and Beers outing!




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May
28
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  1.   28th May, 2018
Join the OCC as we welcome Club and Board member Jared Fein and his presentation on photomicroscopy. There is so much in our immediate world that our eyes cannot see, but which can be revealed  ...

Join the OCC as we welcome Club and Board member Jared Fein and his presentation on photomicroscopy.

There is so much in our immediate world that our eyes cannot see, but which can be revealed  and captured through photomicroscopy.  

By mounting a camera on a microscope, this amazing unseen world can provide countless opportunities to capture stunning images of things we mortals could otherwise not imagine.  

Tonight’s presentation will provide an introduction and overview of this area of photography, in which Jared will share a number of his images ranging from living microorganisms to other interesting everyday objects, then will dazzle you all with some of the best award winning photomicrographs from Nikon’s annual Small World photography competition.

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

 

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May
07
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  1.   7th May, 2018
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back Graeme Roy - Director of News Photography at The Canadian Press. Graeme will be reviewing interesting photos captured by Canadian Press photographers in 2017/20...
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back Graeme Roy - Director of News Photography at The Canadian Press.

Graeme will be reviewing interesting photos captured by Canadian Press photographers in 2017/2018.

Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10
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Apr
23
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  1.   23rd Apr, 2018
The Oakville Camera Club is pleased to welcome back Helen Grose, who was a longtime Oakville resident and former member of the OCC, to talk about nature and wildlife photography.
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Apr
09
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  1.   9th Apr, 2018
The OCC is pleased to welcome back Mark Wolfson for another night of amazing stories and pictures from his worldly travels. Mark will be covering the Wear and Gear, Photographing People, Tips and Tric...

The OCC is pleased to welcome back Mark Wolfson for another night of amazing stories and pictures from his worldly travels. Mark will be covering the Wear and Gear, Photographing People, Tips and Tricks and Experiences he has encountered traveling our diverse world. 

Mark's presentation will not be a travel log about one particular trip but rather a collage of travel events and places that are all very interestingly different.

 

http://www.markwolfsonphotos.com/

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Mar
05
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  1.   5th Mar, 2018
We're very pleased to welcome Navy Nhum to present on Portrait Photography In her words: About Not everyone gets my name right on the first attempt but it always makes me smile watching people try...

We're very pleased to welcome Navy Nhum to present on Portrait Photography

In her words:

About

Not everyone gets my name right on the first attempt but it always makes me smile watching people try. Just in case you were wondering, it’s pronounced Na-vee Newm :)

My goals are simple, capture those real moments, the raw energy and most importantly, the story. To me, these are what make an image mean something and preserve more than just a moment in time. I’m not going to tell you how much I love photography or show a picture of me posing and smiling with a camera because well, no one wants to see another one of those. All I’ll say is that I love travelling, using the right side of my brain, and creativity is what keeps me sane. I also love the Rubik’s cube and really wouldn’t mind spending an afternoon just hanging out by the ocean solving it.

http://www.navynhum.com/

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Feb
26
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  1.   26th Feb, 2018
Nine Locations -Three Photographers - One India, Bernie Cook, Juan Gil Niehorster and Gary van Eijk take you on a journey through Northern India as it is seen through, not one, but Three lenses. As ...

Nine Locations -Three Photographers - One India,

Bernie Cook, Juan Gil Niehorster and Gary van Eijk take you on a journey through Northern India as it is seen through, not one, but Three lenses.

As we take you on our adventure through the Himalayas and the Kashmir region of Northern India, you will see the people and places of India’s northern most Nubra valley, located near the Pakistan-India border, then to Pangong Lake on the border of China, to the Monasteries of Ladakh and Leh, into the green valleys of Manali, the Buddhist surroundings of Dharmshala, a journey within the holiest of Sikh places, the Golden Temple of Amritsar - the abode of God and finally on a spice quest into markets of Old Delhi.

Join us and learn as we review the best way to travel into remote India through our experiences, our equipment and our individual photography styles and through every unexpected turn that remote India travel took us….after all “nothing can prepare you for India" - but we will try!

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Feb
05
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  1.   5th Feb, 2018
The Oakville Camera Club Welcomes Larry Nicols to talk about people, architecture and travel photography and building a business around that. In his own words: Photography for me is all about the ae...

The Oakville Camera Club Welcomes Larry Nicols to talk about people, architecture and travel photography and building a business around that.

In his own words:

Photography for me is all about the aesthetic. I like to create beautiful images. And I find beauty everywhere, especially in the imprint of life on people’s faces and on the landscape. I tell stories through my pictures. I especially love the nuances of black and white imagery. So much narrative is told in the gray areas.

My commercial work is clean and precise, like plain language. My artistic work is personal, whimsical and subtle. It makes space for the viewer to find subtext and meaning in ways that move and engage. That’s the real power of photography.

I have solid classical technique. I started taking pictures on a Kodak Brownie when I was eleven. I got my hands wet pulling light-sensitive paper through a series of chemical baths. The magic of watching an image appear has never failed to amaze me.

My classical background was a perfect launch pad into the digital age of photography. I not only embraced the technology wholeheartedly but led the charge on it. I find digital photography liberating, crazy creative and perfect for someone like me who seeks and appreciates the beauty in life.

http://larrynicolsphotography.com/

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Jan
22
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  1.   22nd Jan, 2018
We are very lucky to get Maia Sutnik, Curator Emeritus Photography, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). We're going deep into photographic history with two European photographers, Josef Sudek and Alf...

We are very lucky to get Maia Sutnik, Curator Emeritus Photography, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). We're going deep into photographic history with two European photographers, Josef Sudek and Alfred Eisenstaedt

The artistry of two legendary photographers explore the themes of commonality and intimacy. Throughout their long photographic careers, both photographers demonstrated craftsmanship, technical virtuosity, and imagination that was often unparalleled among their contemporaries. Sudek (Czech, 1896-1976) was grounded in his homeland and pursued a world of light and meditation; Eisenstaedt (West Prussia-Germany, 1898 - USA 1995), traveled widely and with great speed to capture the newsworthy.

Maia-Mari Sutnik is Curator Emeritus Photography, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Since starting to develop the collection of photographs at AGO in 1978, she has organized and or curated over seventy exhibitions on the work of; Robert Frank, Bill Brandt, Harry Callahan, John Gutmann, E. Haanel Cassidy, Charles Macnamara with M.O. Hammond, Michel Lambeth, Willliam Wegman, Andre Kertesz, Josef Sudek, Ansel Adams and Alfred Eisenstaedt, as well as, a wide range of thematic exhibitions, among them “Eros & Thanatos”, “Interior Spaces”, and “Responding to Photography: Toronto Private Collections”. Her recent major exhibition and corresponding book, “Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henry Ross”, exhibited at the AGO and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, will be touring in USA. She has authored many catalogues, written extensively on photographic collecting and practices, participated on juries, panel discussions and lectured. She is an affiliated of Ryerson University’s Master Program on Photographic Preservation and Collections Management, and currently working on a book on Canadian photographer Michel Lambeth.

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Jan
08
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  1.   8th Jan, 2018

Join us Monday January 8 at 7 PM for an engaging topic of photographing urban decay with retired Henry's VP Mark Wolfson.

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Dec
18
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  1.   18th Dec, 2017
Please join us for our Annual OCC Christmas Party. It's a great opportunity to socialize with the other members and to chat with the board members if you have any suggestions or thoughts to assist us...

Please join us for our Annual OCC Christmas Party. It's a great opportunity to socialize with the other members and to chat with the board members if you have any suggestions or thoughts to assist us with our programming.

Bring some of your work on an iPad/Tablet or your prints to show off with your fellow club members.

Pizza and drinks will be served.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

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Nov
20
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  1.   20th Nov, 2017
Five speakers from the OCC, a powerpoint or keynote presentation, a microphone and 15 minutes, back for 2017. Been somewhere interesting and want to share? Stay tuned for the call for speakers ...

Five speakers from the OCC, a powerpoint or keynote presentation, a microphone and 15 minutes, back for 2017.

Been somewhere interesting and want to share? Stay tuned for the call for speakers email.

Bill Smith, The Beaches Toronto

Eckhardt Kriel, Corning NY and the Museum of Glass.

Roger Passmore, Hiking in the Rockies.

Wojtek Ziobicki, Newfoundland

Jared Fein: The Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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Nov
06
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  1.   6th Nov, 2017
The OCC welcomes photographer Sean Pollock About Sean: I started taking photos in 2009 and shot a variety of subjects ultimately landing on portraits as what I enjoy the most. The last few...

The OCC welcomes photographer Sean Pollock

About Sean:

I started taking photos in 2009 and shot a variety of subjects ultimately landing on portraits as what I enjoy the most. The last few years I’ve shot content for social media bloggers, LCBO, Lululemon and Lonely Planet. I worked at 500px managing files for stock photo sales as well as hiring and managing photographers. Now I am a freelance photographer shooting lifestyle content and weddings.

Presentation Summary

I’ll be presenting on the stock photo industry and why non-traditional custom stock photos are beginning to succeed.

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Oct
23
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  1.   23rd Oct, 2017
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes Sam Javanrouth to speak about and share images from his Daily Dose of Imagery Project a ten-year long photo blog. Documenting Toronto in all four seasons from 2003 t...

The Oakville Camera Club welcomes Sam Javanrouth to speak about and share images from his Daily Dose of Imagery Project a ten-year long photo blog. Documenting Toronto in all four seasons from 2003 to 2013.

Here is 2009 interview on Petapixel with Sam.

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Oct
02
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  1.   2nd Oct, 2017
The creative process never sleeps and it changes over time. Photo educator, and Outdoor Photography Canada Columnist Don Komarechka outlines how his creative process has evolved over time when it come...

The creative process never sleeps and it changes over time. Photo educator, and Outdoor Photography Canada Columnist Don Komarechka outlines how his creative process has evolved over time when it comes to photography.

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Sep
25
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  1.   25th Sep, 2017

The OCC Welcomes back Panasonic Ambassador, Photography Educator and Master Printer Jason DiMichele. Tonight it's all about printing, how to take your photo from file to a physical print.

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Sep
11
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  1.   11th Sep, 2017
The Oakville Camera Club Annual General Meeting What Will Be Covered: Financial Update Portfolio Reports from the Directors Question and Answer with the Board. Voti...

The Oakville Camera Club Annual General Meeting

What Will Be Covered:

Financial Update

Portfolio Reports from the Directors

Question and Answer with the Board.

Voting on the incoming Board Slate

Pizza and drinks will be served.

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Jun
26
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  1.   26th Jun, 2017

Find out the results of the Spring challenge categories

Architecture (beginner and advanced)

Landscapes

and....

Breaking the Rule of Thirds.

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Jun
12
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  1.   12th Jun, 2017
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes travel and landscape photographer Ariel Estulin for his talk on Astro and night photography. About Ariel: Ariel Estulin is an award winning photo...

The Oakville Camera Club welcomes travel and landscape photographer Ariel Estulin for his talk on Astro and night photography.

About Ariel:

Ariel Estulin is an award winning photographer, graphic designer and photo educator. Primarily interested in landscapes, he travels the world seeking out beauty in those wild and remote places on earth that still remain untouched by civilization and where nature commands ultimate attention. Self-taught as a photographer, he spent time with Freeman Patterson, Canada’s renowned photographer, to learn the art of making great photographs. His training as a graphic designer continually shapes what he sees through the lens.

The Presentation

Photography After Dark

With the rapid advance of digital camera technology, today’s cameras are capable of producing photographs that were not possible even just a few years ago. This talk is designed to show you how to get started with taking photos of the night sky.

I'll cover

  • gear requirements
  • planning your shoot
  • camera settings
  • finding focus and getting sharp images
  • calculating exposure
  • shooting star trails
  • light painting techniques
  • post-production techniques with live examples in Lightroom

For more information please visit arielestulin.com and outdoorphotojourney.com

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The Oakville Camera Club welcomes Michelle Manzoni Monday, May 29 at 7 PM to talk about food photography. Like shooting weddings, making food look appetizing in a photo is a special skill, done right ...
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes Michelle Manzoni Monday, May 29 at 7 PM to talk about food photography. Like shooting weddings, making food look appetizing in a photo is a special skill, done right will make or break a restaurant, food brand or cookbook.
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The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back wildlife photographer, educator, and Outdoor Photography Canada columnist Ethan Meleg for a talk on bird photography. The timing is perfect because over the next...
The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back wildlife photographer, educator, and Outdoor Photography Canada columnist Ethan Meleg for a talk on bird photography. The timing is perfect because over the next few weeks a lot of migratory birds will be passing through Southern Ontario.
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Explore the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains.
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Stuart Seldon will present a collection of his favorite images made over 40 years of diving with a camera. In addition, he’ll discuss some of the challenges involved in producing high-quality images ...
Stuart Seldon will present a collection of his favorite images made over 40 years of diving with a
camera. In addition, he’ll discuss some of the challenges involved in producing high-quality images
in a beautiful, but occasionally hostile, environment! Stuart is a frequent contributor to DIVER Magazine and his images can be found on various
commercial/travel websites, brochures, calendars and even storefronts!

www.wetspotimages.com
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Mar
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While most people think you have to hop a plane to get to amazing landscapes, former Oakville Camera Club member Helen Grose, lives in the middle of a wildlife, nature and landscape photographer's dre...
While most people think you have to hop a plane to get to amazing landscapes, former Oakville Camera Club member Helen Grose, lives in the middle of a wildlife, nature and landscape photographer's dream in the Muskoka region roughly three hours north of us. Join us Monday, March 6 at 7 PM to get a photographic tour of Helen's neighbourhood.

http://www.helengrose.ca
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Tonight is the makeup evening for Kevin Pepper who will talk about photography in the north from the Yukon to Newfoundland and Labrador.

http://www.kevinpepperphotography.com
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Beyond the Camera – Creating an Image Before Shooting It The art of photography is more than just pointing your camera at something beautiful and pressing the shutter button. Learning to explore a ...
Beyond the Camera – Creating an Image Before Shooting It

The art of photography is more than just pointing your camera at something beautiful and pressing the shutter button. Learning to explore a scene before taking the camera out of the bag is incredibly valuable, and the process always results in better photographs. Taking the concept farther, photographic inventiveness allows you to create art that truly represents your creative vision. Photography has always been a mesh of art and science. The deeper that mesh is woven, the more magical the results become. While the camera is a component of that mesh, the photographer is the most important ingredient.

Geared for beginner to low intermediate photographers.
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The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back Graeme Roy.

The news cycle never stops and Graeme Roy walks us through what Canadian Press has been up to with photojournalism over the past year.
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09
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I'm the bearer of bad news. Kevin Pepper is stuck abroad courtesy cancelled flights and won't be able to speak at our Monday, January 9 meeting. The meeting is still on as a casual networking event an...
I'm the bearer of bad news. Kevin Pepper is stuck abroad courtesy cancelled flights and won't be able to speak at our Monday, January 9 meeting. The meeting is still on as a casual networking event and consultation evening with the mentors. If you have an image you're stuck on in Lightroom or Photoshop, bring your laptop in with you and get a consult from one of the mentors!

Kevin Pepper will be rescheduled at a later date.


Bill Smith
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It's the annual OCC Christmas Party with pizza and drinks. It's also a chance to see
Bill's 15 Minutes of Photography Fame Segment on New York City.
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Dec
05
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We review the Challenge results for the following categories:

Summer,
Something Different (as in getting out of your photographic comfort zone),
and
Action Photography, World in Motion
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Nov
21
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Been somewhere really cool and you want to share your experience photographing at that location. The concept is simple a 15 minute presentation (it will be timed) with a Powerpoint or Keynote presenta...
Been somewhere really cool and you want to share your experience photographing at that location. The concept is simple a 15 minute presentation (it will be timed) with a Powerpoint or Keynote presentation showcasing your photos and the inside scoop at that location. Think of it as the OCC's version of a TED Talk

We will have a maximum five speakers to allow for Q&A and the mid meeting break. If you have done one previously, you can't talk about the location you presented previously.
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Join us Monday November 7 when we welcome photographer, master printer and Panasonic Lumix Ambassador Jason Di Michele http://www.jasondimichele.com/home.aspx when he talks bout how he gets the most o...
Join us Monday November 7 when we welcome photographer, master printer and Panasonic Lumix Ambassador Jason Di Michele http://www.jasondimichele.com/home.aspx when he talks bout how he gets the most out of his photography using a micro 4/3 platform. There will be an extensive selection of Lumix gear available for hands on inspection along with a representative from Panasonic to answer any technical questions.
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