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Fall School Sessions are Now Enrolling

CPS photography classes are taking a summer break, but will be returning right after Labor Day. Enrollment is now open for the Fall sessions of our Fundamentals of Good Photography, Photoshop Elements Photo Editing and Photoshop Lightroom classes and we hope you'll plan to join us then. Session details, dates and enrollment information can be found on the School page of this website.

BACK TO THE WILD Benefit on August 10!

The BACK TO THE WILD Wildlife Rehabilitation Center has always been a favorite spot to visit for CPS photographers, but this wonderful facility in Castalia, OH has experienced a series of financial setbacks this year. In order to do our part to help keep the doors open, CPS is sponsoring a benefit party on Sunday, August 10 from 4 to 7 pm at Tripps Bar and Grill in Broadview Heights. ALL proceeds will benefit Mona's work at BTTW. Full details and a link to buy tickets can be found here. Please plan to join us - and TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

Annual CPS Summer Picnic om August 3rd!

WHERE: Cleveland Hiking Club’s Camp Onwego, 2477 Kellogg Rd., Hinckley, OH 44233
WHEN and WHAT TIME: August 3, 2014 from 12:00pm till 4:00pm

Please check the calendar listing for full details, including sign-up information.
Deadline to purchase tickets is 8AM, July 28th.

Studio Lighting Seminar 7/26

On July 26, 2014, our own David Busch will hold an Introduction to Studio Lighting for beginners. This workshop will be from 9am-11am in the Wilson Meeting room at the club. This seminar is free and open to everyone! See CPS calender date for details.

Member Share & Tell Series Continues 8/8!!

Have you ever wondered how underwater pictures are taken? Denise Clark will discuss equipment and photography basics for an appreciation of what it takes to do underwater photography.

Hocking Hills Field Trip 10/18

We are planning an overnight trip to Hocking Hills on October 18th,. Please check the calendar listing for full details, including sign-up information.

Pittsburgh Trip has been UPDATED!

Join us on August 16th as Ron Wilson returns to lead us on an all day trip back to Pittsburgh. Leaves CPS at 7:00 am. Get a chance to see the view from Mt. Washington, the PPG Plaza and take a ride on the Duquense Incline!! Return to CPS approximately 12:00 Midnight. This event is open to ALL and your payment will reserve your spot on the bus. There are only 50 seats so don't get left behind!! Please see the calendar listing for more details including the itinerary.

CPS returns to Greenfield Village September 6th!!

CPS is headed back to Greenfield Village in Detroit on September 6th for the Old Car Festival where we will get a chance to see over 700 vintage automobiles, trucks, motorcycles and over 100 bicycles that were built from 1890 to 1932. Members and their guests are welcome!! We are leaving later in the day this year so we can stay later that evening to see the Gas Light Parade. Full details can be found here, including pricing, PayPal links and times of departure and arrival.

Adam Jones returning to Cleveland October 11th!

The Cleveland Photographic Society and Western Reserve Photographic Society are pleased to announce the return of Adam Jones to the Cleveland Area for a Canon Explorer of Light presentation.
Tickets for this all day presentation are only $5 per person! Please see the calendar listing for complete details, including PayPal link.

The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here

The latest issue of the CPS Newsletter, 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.

New Gallery Pages Added

In order to provide the opportunity to view the work of CPS members, an addition has been made to the Gallery pages of this website. A new category for slideshows representing the work on display in CPS Exhibitions has been created. This page will also showcase winning images from Interclub Competitions and may also from time-to-time display images from CPS field trips and other events. Click the link to view the new 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 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 you are always welcome to join us at an upcoming meeting or event.
If you have a question or a comment? Drop us a line

July 25
7:30 PM
Nature Competition
July 26
5:00 PM
Buckin Ohio
July 26
9:00 am
Studio Lighting Seminar for Beginners
July 28
9:00 PM
Deadline for Entering Images in Friday's Projection Competition
July 30
7:30 AM
Bridgestone Golf Tournament

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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