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Openings Remain for the Spring Fundamentals Class!

Enrollment remains open for the spring session of the Fundamentals of Good Photography class! Full course details, dates and enrollment information for all classes can be found on the School pages of this website. PLEASE NOTE: The Spring session of the Photoshop Editing class is now full and no further enrollments can be accepted. Fall session enrollments will open in mid-April.

Canon Explorer of Light Returns 4/22!!

Parish Kohanim will be here for a full day presentation on Saturday 4/22 at 10am until 4pm at the Lakeland Community College. This event is open to EVERYONE! The Cost: Only $5. Well over 100 people have signed up already to see Parish! The sign up deadline is 4/17. Please see the calendar listing for more details, including Parish's bio and PayPal link to purchase tickets. Space is limited.

Our CPS Year End Photo Entry Deadline is 4/21!!

With the end of the 2016-17 competition year coming soon, its time to get ready for our Year-End Competition and a chance for YOUR picture to hang on our Gathering Room wall at the club!! Any of your images that you entered into any competition this CPS Calendar Year of 2016-2017 is eligible for this Year-End Competition. To assist you, a database of all competition entries in Excel spreadsheet format is available for your use. Remember that the absolute deadline to enter is Friday April 21st 2017. Good Luck!!

2017 CPS Share & Tell Series Schedule

Friday, March 31st -- Steve Manchook will give a presentation on "Fill Light"
Friday April 7th -- Steve Lucsik will present 'MacGyver' Creative "Through the Lens" Photography Night Part II
Friday May 5th -- John Rivera Resto will give a presentation on "Composition in Photographs"
Friday May 12th -- Our own Joe Polevoi will entertain us with a presentation on more of what he calls his "creative nonsense"
Friday May 19th -- Ian Adams will be here to give a presentation on "Landscape and Nature Photography using your IPhone"
All Presentations will start promptly at 7:30 in the Wilson Club Room at our club. See you then!

SIG Program Continues Thursday April 6th!

The next Special Interest Group Meeting for Canon, Nikon, Sony and now Fuji! - users will be Thursday April 6th at 7pm at the club. While Dave Busch, our SIG Leader, is still on vacation in Florida, our own Tom Knapp will talk about "Light Painting and Night Photography." After his talk, he will oversee a hands-on table top light painting session. SIG Meetings are open to any dues-paying member of CPS who has completed one of the club’s basic photo courses or any other fundamentals course outside the club. Check out the calendar listing for all the details. We hope to see YOU at the club at 7pm on Thursday, April 6th!

Open Critique Night Returns Friday 4/14!!

The theme tonight is Red, White and/or Blue. Please bring up to a maximum of 3 images on a flash drive of any of your images with any of these three colors in them from anywhere in the world that you would like to show the audience for an informal critique. No Judges! Just your peers giving you some technical advice to help you with your photography skills. See you at 7:30!!

Dodd 'What's New' Night on 4/28!!

Join Eric Wethington and Dodd Camera on Friday 4/28 at 7:30 when he presents “What’s New!” in photographic equipment. Come and see, feel, and play with some of the new equipment from manufacturers such as Pentax, Olympus, Fuji, Nikon, Canon, Sony, Tamron, Sigma, Ilford, Promaster, Vanguard, and a few others.

3/17 Creative Competition Results Posted!

Results from the final Creative competition of the year 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 also 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

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

March 31
7:30 PM
CPS Share & Tell Series with Steve Manchook
March 31
Broadview Heights Exhibit Ends
April 1
9:30 AM
Lightroom – Review
April 2
10:00 AM
B & O Roundhouse Field Trip
April 6
7:00 PM
SIG 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


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