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The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here

The latest issue of the CPS Newsletter covering the second 6 months of 2016, 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.

Vendor Night at CPS Friday 6/2!!

Pixel Connection will have vendors at the club from Sony, Fuji, Olympus and Panasonic to talk about the latest in their camera equipment including mirrorless cameras. Anyone in attendance will be treated to a hands-on event and an all night Q&A session. Pizza will be provided by Pixel Connection. Please look for email to sign up. See you at 7:30 for our first meeting of our brand new CPS Year!!

SIG Program Continues Thursday June 1st!

The CPS Special Interest Group for Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Fujifilm cameras meets Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. This month’s meeting will concentrate on photographing concerts and other performances. The SIGs are open to any dues-paying member of CPS who has completed the Fundamentals of Good Photography course or equivalent. Come share what you know with others, and maybe learn something new. Record the Cav’s game on your DVR, because this special offer will not be repeated and is not available in stores. See our CPS Calendar for all the details. We hope to see YOU at the club at 7pm on Thursday, June1st!

Air Show Tickets Now on Sale!

We're happy to announce that we've again secured front row access to the Air Show! Tickets are now available on a first-paid basis for members and students (and their family members and guests), through May 31. If seats remain after that time, sales will open to everyone. Full details and payment links can be found on the calendar listings for September 2, 3 and 4. Plan now to join us in September!

Mansfield Reformatory Field Trip Now on Sale!

UPDATE: We have reached our minimum number of attendees and this trip WILL take place! Sign-ups are now available for our popular annual visit to the former Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield! Enjoy 4 hours of unimpeded access to this fascinating facility BEFORE they open to the general public on Saturday, June 3rd. Both Photographer and Non-Photographer admissions are available. While this trip is open to EVERYONE, advance purchase is necessary, using the PayPal link in the calendar listing - where you can also find full details, directions, maps and suggestions for other places to visit in the area. Hope YOU can join us!

2017 CPS Share & Tell Series Schedule

Friday June 9th -- Our own Nancy Ballack known for Environmental Portraiture will do a presentation on "Summertime People Photography."
Friday July 21st -- John Rivera Resto will be back to present Part 2 of his May 5th presentation on "Composition in Photographs." Don't miss it! His May 5th Presentation was fabulous!!
All Presentations will start promptly at 7:30 in the Wilson Club Room at our club. See you then!

Gladiators Arena Football Returns!

Join CPS for the Cleveland Gladiators Arena Football Photo Event on Saturday, June 24th. For the price of a ticket, CPS members will have exclusive access for photography before and during the game. Monopods are optional.
Please see the calendar listing for more details.

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 29
Memorial Day
May 31
7:30 PM
Editing Class - Tips & Tricks
June 1
7:00 PM
SIG Meeting
June 2
7:30 PM
Vendor Night & Back Wall Dedication
June 3
12:00 PM
Westlake Porter Library Exhibit Reception

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 ©2017 Cleveland Photographic Society.