June 1 – Year End Awards Banquet

Takes place 6 PM, Saturday June 1, at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club 1297 Glenmore Drive. Dinner will start at 6:30 PM.

You need to reserve in advance so that the meal can be prepared. Cost is $25/person. If you haven’t reserved yet, email banquet@copsphotography.org by Monday evening, May 27th at the latest.

Payment of $25/person can be made by e-transfer to banquet@copsphotography.org or by cash or cheque at the event June 1. (NOTE: COPS will be charged for all meals prepared, which is why we need a firm commitment and payment).

If you have any questions about the event, please email president@copsphotography.org

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May 28 – Ball & Chain Workshop

This is a Challenge where you sit in one spot and take as many photos as you can within 15 feet without moving. You will be amazed! It takes place at Guisachan Heritage Park, 1060 Cameron Ave, Kelowna.

Bring a lawn chair if you like. You will be in one spot taking photos for awhile. Or there is lots of grass to sit on as well.

Bring: Camera, any lenses you would like to play with, tripod if you like. It is amazing how many images you can find around you in one space.

See you there!

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May 21 – Outdoor Portraits by Carly Slater

  • Meet at the Knox Mountain parking lot. (Google Map)
  • Bring your camera, tripod, flash, reflectors and any other equipment or props that you have for portrait shooting.
  • Don’t worry if you don’t have a DSLR or fancy portrait lens. Bring what you have.
  • We will divide into groups and practice taking portrait shots of one another with Carly’s guidance.
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May 14 – Brian Merry Presentation

Brian Merry is a wildlife and landscape photographer who leads tours in Banff, Cape Breton and Japan. Come and be inspired! See Brian’s website for background: https://www.brianmerry.ca/

  • Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Location: EECO Centre located at 2363A Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 7N7

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May 7 – Final Judging – No Meeting

The meeting room will be unavailable as it will be used for the final judging.

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April 30 – AGM

Annual General Meeting. Come out and give your input for plans for the coming year. Better still, volunteer for a position! See the Executive Member chart for positions and links to duties for each position.

  • Time – 7 to 9 PM
  • Location – EECO Centre located at 2363A Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 7N7
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April 23 – Review Night

Tom Fulton will lead a special format review night. Come and learn how to improve your images pre and post processing.

  • Time – 7 to 9 PM
  • Location – EECO Centre located at 2363A Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 7N7
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April 17 – COPS Executive Meeting

Note:

  • Changed date – now Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – 7 PM until done (approx. 9 PM)
  • Changed location – now at the EECO Centre located at 2363A Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 7N7

The purpose is to:
1. Review the current year’s activities and programs.
2. Seek suggestions for improvements for the upcoming year.
3. Review draft budget to be presented at the AGM on April 30.
4. Review the AGM agenda.
5. Other agenda items brought to me before the meeting.  

Directors and Executive Members are strongly encouraged to attend. 
All members are welcome to observe. 

  • Agenda – to be filled in and modified during meeting.
  • Minutes – from last July’s meeting for reference.
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April 16 – Presentation by Opus

  • Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Location: EECO Centre located at 2363A Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 7N7
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April 9 – Image Evaluation

Come and learn from feedback about submitted images.

  • Time: 7 PM until done ( around 9PM).
  • Location: EECO Centre located at 2363A Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, V1X 7N7


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