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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!

7/25 Nature Competition Results Posted

Results from the first Nature competition for 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 the 3/7 Projection competition can also be viewed. A reminder to members that a database of all competition entries in Excel spreadsheet format is updated shortly after each competition.

Trip to Pittsburgh August 16th!!

Join us on August 16th as Ron Wilson returns to lead us on an all day trip back to Pittsburgh. We will leave CPS at 7:00 am. Get a chance to see the view of Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington, check out all the glass at 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 on the bus, but we still need 10-15 more people to sign up to fill up the bus 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 late morning 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. DEADLINE FOR SIGNING UP FOR THIS TRIP IS FRIDAY AUGUST 1st!! Right now, the bus is half full!! If we don't have enough people that have signed up by August 1st, we will have no choice but to cancel this trip.

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.

Great Lakes Medieval Faire

August 16 - 17, 2014 the Great Lakes Medieval Faire returns. CPS was able to get tickets for $17.00 for this event. Please check the calendar listing for full details, including sign-up information. Deadline to request tickets is: August 9th

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.

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 30
7:30 AM
Bridgestone Golf Tournament
August 1
7:30 PM
Projection Competition
August 3
CPS Summer Picnic
August 6
Light Up Cleveland
August 8
7:30 PM
Member Share & Tell Series

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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