December 1 – Vision to Print

Steve Austin will present “Vision to Print”.

To learn more about this Canadian Fine Art Photographer, see this website: http://www.steveaustin.ca/ The session will be broadcast on Zoom so that members can connect via the Internet and watch. Zoom credentials will be distributed by email and will be posted on the COPS Members Facebook page.

We will also have a short slide show announcing the People’s Choice awards.

November 4 – Architectural Photography by Shawn Talbot

Meeting Moved to Wednesday – 7 to 9 PM

We are very lucky to have Shawn Talbot present Architectural Photography. Shawn has presented and judged at COPS previously and it has always been fascinating. For more information about Shawn, see: https://shawntalbot.com/bio/

We will also have a short slide show of the People’s Choice Awards.

The session will be broadcast on Zoom so that members can connect via the Internet and watch. Zoom credentials will be distributed by email and will be posted on the COPS Members Facebook page.  

March 3 – Landscape Photography by Landon Hemmes

Landon Hemmes will present Landscape Photography. See https://www.landonhemmesphoto.ca/about for more information about Landon.

Reminder – Submission Deadline

  • Bring your print submissions to the meeting.     
  • Email your digital copies of your prints and your digital image submissions by midnight.

COPS Monthly Challenge: Less is More

Upcoming CAPA Challenge

February 4 – Wonders of Patagonia

Dr. Andrew Farquhar will present “The Wonders of Patagonia”

  •  Check out Dr. Farquhar’s website here.

Reminder – Submission Deadline

  • Bring your print submissions to the meeting.    
  • Email your digital copies of your prints and your digital image submissions by midnight.   

COPS Monthly Challenge: Monochrome Landscape 

Upcoming CAPA Challenge

November 26 – Moving to Mirrorless

Program

  • Robin Hoffman from London Drugs photography department will talk to us about moving to mirrorless cameras.
  • Greg Dean will give a presentation on depth of field

Time and Location

  • 7 – 9 PM
  • Kanata Kelowna Hotel and Conference Centre, 2429 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna

Reminder: Submission Deadline is next week – December 3

November 5 – Abstract Photography – Lynda Miller

Lynda Miller will lead us in applying some of the learning from the previous presentation on abstract art to the world of photography. This will be both a presentation and a hands-on workshop. Be sure to bring your cameras, tripods, etc.

Time and Location

  • Time: 7 – 9 PM
  • Location: Kanata Kelowna Hotel and Conference Centre, 2429 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna

Reminder – Submission Deadline

October 1 – Meeting Location Change!!

New Meeting Location

Kanata Kelowna Hotel and Conference Centre, 2429 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna

Time: 7 – 9 PM

Program

Introduction to “Basics and Beyond” Mentoring Initiative – Tom Fulton

Introduction to Image Evaluation – Tom Fulton

  • There will be a short presentation about the process of image evaluation, judging and the experience of having your images critiqued.

Main Topic – Post Processing – Onno Kok

  •  A presentation and discussion of post processing focussing on whether everyone should post process and how much.