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Sep
5
Wed
General Meeting
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArrowsmithOur general meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the West Hall of the Qulicum beach Civic Centre from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. We normally conduct the club’s business, then review the slideshows from the previous month’s assignment, field trip and favourite shot of the month. The last half of the meeting is dedicated to having a speaker come and make a presentation or discuss some aspects of their photography

September Meeting
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Our speaker this month is member Brad Powell.  Brad has been doing a lot of night photography over the summer and will talk to us about his adventures.  He has some amazing shots and great stories to share.

There have been questions on voting for images and Jack Harynuk will review how that is handled.

We will be showing our Favourites from August, our field trip outing and the Abstract assignment.

Bring your loonie for a coffee.

loonie for coffee

Oct
3
Wed
General Meeting
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArrowsmithOur general meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the West Hall of the Qulicum beach Civic Centre from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. We normally conduct the club’s business, then review the slideshows from the previous month’s assignment, field trip and favourite shot of the month. The last half of the meeting is dedicated to having a speaker come and make a presentation or discuss some aspects of their photography

October Meeting
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our speaker this month is Nanaimo photographer, Judy Hancock-Holland.  Judy has presented to the club previously and we received excellent feedback about her spiritual approach to her photography.  Judy has a new presentation and we are looking forward to her visit.  Visit Judy’s website here.

We will be showing our Favourites from September, our field trip outing and the “Fall is in the Air” assignment.

Bring your loonie for a coffee.

loonie for coffee

Nov
7
Wed
General Meeting
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArrowsmithOur general meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the West Hall of the Qulicum beach Civic Centre from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. We normally conduct the club’s business, then review the slideshows from the previous month’s assignment, field trip and favourite shot of the month. The last half of the meeting is dedicated to having a speaker come and make a presentation or discuss some aspects of their photography

November Meeting
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every photograph tells a story; capturing a moment in time in order to preserve and honour it.  A photograph can be a tangible connection to our past, to our family, and to our own unique experience. Dirk Heydemann, our November speaker, is a successful Nanaimo based photographer who specializes in family and corporate photography.

His talk will be going over his family portrait business, from planning, consolations, shooting and presentations and pricing of the art work that is created. Since he took on this approach to his family portrait sessions, his sales had substantial increases in value.

We will be showing our Favourites from October, our field trip outing to Stamp Falls and the “Anything Orange” assignment.

Bring your loonie for a coffee.

loonie for coffee

Dec
5
Wed
December Meeting
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our December meeting will have Olivia Mah from London Drugs in Nanaimo coming to our club and hosting a mini trade show.   We plan to set up four stations for people to visit. One showcasing the Premium Compacts such as the Nikon P1000 and Sony RX100MKVI;  one with long lenses such as the Sigma 150-600mm, Nikon 200-500mm; one with some equipment from Fujifilm and some of the Instax products. Our Photo Lab will also be present showcasing some of the large format and Fine Art products we carry. There will also be a number of different photo accessories to demonstrate as well.

Bring a guest, it’s the time for Christmas shoppers,  You can never have too many gadgets!!!

More details will be added as the club’s management reviews the plans for the evening.

We will be showing our ‘Best of 2018’ images and the results of our field trip, assignment and November favourites.

General Meeting
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArrowsmithOur general meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the West Hall of the Qulicum beach Civic Centre from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. We normally conduct the club’s business, then review the slideshows from the previous month’s assignment, field trip and favourite shot of the month. The last half of the meeting is dedicated to having a speaker come and make a presentation or discuss some aspects of their photography

Jan
2
Wed
General Meeting
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArrowsmithOur general meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the West Hall of the Qulicum beach Civic Centre from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. We normally conduct the club’s business, then review the slideshows from the previous month’s assignment, field trip and favourite shot of the month. The last half of the meeting is dedicated to having a speaker come and make a presentation or discuss some aspects of their photography

January Meeting – Slideshow Night
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

slideshownightSlideshow Night – The new year meeting is going to be quite exciting with slideshows from many of our members.  This past year our members have traveled and will be sharing their memories.  The last slideshow night was a huge success.

So far, we’ve heard from Wayne Buhr (Street Photography), Ed Dunnett (Asia Trip), Jack Harynuk (Swing), Vivienne Bearder (Art in Rome), Rick Horte  and Brad Powell.  It

If you are planning to add a slideshow, please contact Jack Harynuk – technical.opc@gmail.com

You can bring your slideshow to the meeting or send it in using wetransfer.com

To submit a slideshow, you pick the + sign to locate the file, fill in the fields and click Transfer.  It can take up to 10 minutes to send the show, depending on its size and your upload speed to the Internet.

Before the show gets going, we’ll get the club business out of the way, then see the results of the assignment, the field trip and our favourite shots from December.

There will be coffee and tea at $1 but bring your own popcorn!

loonie for coffee