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Lightroom Class Now Enrolling!

Enrollment is now open for the Photoshop Lightroom class, beginning February 20th. Full course details and enrollment information can be found on the School pages of this website. Last day to enroll for this class is February 13, 2016

2/5 B/W & Pictorial Competition Results Posted

Results from the third and final Black and White and Pictorial competition have now been posted and can be viewed in the Competition Results section of this website. Bookmark this page in order to quickly track updated results as the competition year unfolds. A slideshow of the winning images from this competition can be viewed here . A reminder to members that a database of all competition entries in Excel spreadsheet format is updated shortly after each competition.

Packard Auto Museum Field Trip - 2/7

Plan to join us for a visit to the Packard Auto Museum in Warren, OH on Sunday, February 7th! For 60 years, the Packard brand was the ultimate in auto luxury and innovation and the beautifully-restored cars and period memorabilia on display will help you understand why. See the calendar listing for all the details!

Lensbaby Presentation by Nancy Balluck - 2/11

If you have ever been curious about the quirky Lensbaby and its endless creative possibilities, please join CPS member and Lensbaby expert, Nancy Balluck, on February 11th at 7pm, for her Lensbaby presentation, followed by a mini hands-on workshop. Full details can be found here. This event is free and all are welcome and encouraged to join us!!

Monster Jam Photo Event - 2/13

Join CPS for the Monster Jam Photo Event. For the price of a ticket, CPS members will receive special entrance prior to the general public; access to the pit and special press pass. This event is open to all but the deadline to purchase tickets is February 7th. Please see the calendar listing for more details.

Lake Erie Monsters Hockey - 2/20 and/or 2/27

Join CPS for a chance to shoot a professional hockey game with unprecedented access on February 20th and/or February 27th. Attend one game or both. There is a limit of 20 tickets per game, so get your ticket soon. For the price of a ticket, you will receive press passes for each game, early access to the Q Arena, the opportunity to shoot from multiple locations - and access to areas not available to the general public! Please click the calendar listing to purchase tickets for February 20th. Please click the calendar listing to purchase tickets for February 27th.

Only 3 Competitions left in 2015/16 CPS Year!

February 26th "B" Competition (print)
March 18th Creative (print)
March 25th Photojournalism

2016 CPS Share & Tell Series Schedule

On Friday, March 4th Jay & Varina Patel present "More than just Technical Skills"
Then Friday March 11th, Joshua Clark will present "Moments in Nature"
April 15th, Ian Adams will do a presentation on "A Photographers Guide to Ohio"
On April 29th, our own Jon Theobold presents "Getting out of your Comfort Zone"
Check out our calendar for more details!! These events all start at 7:30 in our club room and are free and open to all!!

The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here

The latest issue of the CPS Newsletter covering the first 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.

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

Changes to CPS Competitions for 2015-16

We listened to your concerns and suggestions about CPS competitions and have made several changes for the upcoming year! More projection nights, fewer print nights and some exciting changes in categories are all in store and we hope that YOU will plan to enter often. For a summary of all the changes, click this link. The How To Compete presentation has also been updated.

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

February 7
1:00 PM
Packard Auto Museum Field Trip
February 9
7:30 PM
Board Meeting
February 10
7:30 PM
Fundamentals Class - Flash
February 11
7:00 PM
Lensbaby Pesentation
February 12
7:30 PM
In Your Style

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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