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Congratulations Year-End Competition Winners!

As usual, our Year-End Awards Banquet yielded more than a few surprises - CONGRATULATIONS to all our winners and THANKS to all who competed! Click here to see all the winners - and remember that a brand new competition season begins on June 10th!

The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here

The latest issue of the CPS Newsletter covering the second 6 months of 2015, The Darkroom Door, is now available for viewing and downloading in the Newsletter section of this website. Click here to view this and previous issues.

CPS Share and Tell Series Continues This Friday!!

On Friday May 27th, Noted Photography Author and CPS member David Busch will be giving special presentation on "Learning about the Ins and Outs of a Mirrorless Camera." Please check out our calendar for more details!! His presentation will start at 7:30 in our club room and is free and open to all!!

Summer Field Trips - NEW INFO AS OF 5/23!

We've got a summer full of fun activities planned for you and NOW is the time to start planning. The calendar is filling fast with a variety of photo opportunities and more are being added regularly. Keep an eye on the Club Calendar on a regular basis so you won't miss out! Event information and admission fees (where applicable) have been updated for the following events - many of which have limited capacity. Please read the listings carefully for all the details before purchasing:

NEW! Thursday, May 26 - Blossom Time Balloon Glow - CPS members permitted on the field!
Saturday, June 4 - Mansfield Reformatory - Open to all - sign-up deadline extended to 6/2!
Thursday, June 9 - Akron Rubber Ducks Baseball - Open to all - Sign-up deadline is Wednesday, 5/25!
Monday, July 4 - Fireworks from aboard the Holiday! - SOLD OUT!
Thursday, July 7 - Tall Ships Parade of Sail aboard the Holiday! - SOLD OUT but we're trying to secure a second boat!
Saturday, July 30 - US Air Force Museum Bus Trip - Now available for sale to members and non-members!
Saturday thru Monday, 9/3 - 5 - Air Show Box Seats - Now available for sale to members and non-members!; Saturday tickets are SOLD OUT!
NEW - Thursday, 9/8 - Tall Ships Parade of Sail in Erie, PA - details coming soon!
And many more to come.....

New Product Demo Night 6/3!!

Pixel Connection will be bringing in Professional Photographer and Photo Gear expert/enthusiast Mike C. Northrup who will be demonstrating his favorite tools of the trade in this presentation. Get hands on time with leading photography products and a seminar that will focus on learning how to use a light meter to get accurate exposures, utilizing filters to take your outdoor photos to the next level and how to use TTL radio triggering to light up your scenes anywhere.
Mike is the Regional Business Manager for Mac Group brands for Ohio and Michigan, Indiana and neighboring states. His brands include Benro, Elinchrom, Ilford, Induro, Mefoto, Phottix, Sekonic, Tenba, Vu and many more! Pixel will also offer special giveaways and demo discounts!! See you in our club room Friday at 7:30!!

First 'B' Competition of the Year Friday 6/10!!

The ‘B’ Competition allows our less experienced members and photography school students to gain the benefits of competition while participating on a level playing field with their peers. The first one for this brand new CPS calendar year is a Projection Competition and will be Friday 6/10 at 7:30. Congratulations to Melissa Stanton and Sharon Vetalice for winning last year's competition!!

Mark Your Calendar

Canon Explorer of Light returns to CPS on April 22, 2017 with Parish Kohanim. Please see the calendar listing for more details, including Parish's bio.

Exhibition Gallery Pages Have Been Updated!

The exhibition Gallery pages of this website have been updated and now include slideshows of all images displayed in off-site CPS Exhibitions from 2011 through this summer! Click the link to view the UPDATED Exhibition Gallery

Welcome to CPS!

The Cleveland Photographic Society is not your typical 'camera club'. Operating from our own full-time, ADA-friendly clubroom in Broadview Heights, Ohio, we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offering a variety of activities for members and visitors alike - including our long-running School of Photography, with classes held throughout the year. Feel free to look around our website and learn a little more about us and how to find us on the All About CPS page. Visitors are always welcome to our Friday evening meetings and many other events - we hope YOU'LL plan to visit sometime soon! If you have a question or a comment, please Drop us a line

May 27
7:30 PM
CPS Share & Tell Series - David Busch
May 30
Memorial Day
June 1
7:30 PM
Editing Class - Course Review
June 2
7:00 PM
CPS Special Interest Groups (SIGS)
June 2
10:00 PM
Deadline for registering for the Mansfield Reformatory field trip

The mission of the Cleveland Photographic Society is to promote and advance the understanding, passion and joy of photography by providing opportunities for education, skill development, picture-taking, competition, critique and fellowship.

CPS is a founding member of the
Photographic Society of America

Photographic Society of America


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