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Happy Thanksgiving from CPS!

On behalf of the Officers and Board, please accept our sincere wishes for a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. Whether you're a long-term or a newer member, a student or a visitor, we consider you a part of our extended family and we owe YOU our thanks for making CPS the vibrant, friendly and successful organization we are today. THANK YOU!!!

Winter School Sessions are Now Enrolling!

Enrollment is now open for the Winter sessions of the Fundamentals of Good Photography, Photoshop Elements Photo Editing and Photoshop Lightroom courses! Winter session classes are typically the most popular and fill up fast - they also make GREAT GIFTS! Full course details and enrollment information can be found on the School pages of this website.

Join us for our CPS Holiday Party DEC 18th!!

Plan to join us at 7:30 for an evening of great food, fun, friendship and frivolity on Friday, December 18th! And of course, you want to be there for our infamous ROBBERS GIFT EXCHANGE!!!
The Robbers Gift Exchange is always the "hit" of the evening, second only to the amazing food everyone brings. Hope to see YOU there! Email with sign-up instructions has been sent. Details are posted on the CPS Calendar.

11/20 Competition Results Posted

Results from the second Creative 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 the 10/9 People and Pictorial 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.

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

In Memory of Bert Klein: 1940 - 2015

Thanks to everyone who helped us remember and honor the life of Bert Klein at his Memorial Service on September 13th. To provide everyone with an opportunity to see the beautiful Memory Book that was created from your photos and remembrances, the Memorial Booklet from the service and a listing of the ways that CPS will help to keep Bert's memory alive, we've updated the calendar listing and invite you to visit.

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

November 26
November 27
No Meeting
December 4
7:30 PM
In Your Style
December 8
7:30 PM
Board Meeting
December 9
7:00 PM
School Meeting

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


All images and content ©2015 Cleveland Photographic Society.