On Friday July 29th, our very own CPS member Kolman Rosenberg will be giving a special presentation on "How to Take Action Shots." On Friday 8/5, local professional photographer Peter Balunek will give a presentation on "Photographing Africa's Amazing Wildlfe." Then, On Friday, October 7th, very special guests Jim and Magrit Baurecht Nilsen travelling in from the west coast will stop by CPS to give a special presentation called "Photographic Highlights of Europe." This presentation will include some of their photos from Italy, Prague and the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Croatia, Santorini and Meteora in Greece, and the Lavender fields in the south of France. They will also talk about several of their "in the field techniques."
Please check out our calendar for more details!! All presentations will start at 7:30 in our club room and are free and open to all!!
Summer Field Trips!
We've got a summer full of fun activities planned for you and NOW is the time to start planning. The calendar is filling fast with a variety of photo opportunities and more are being added regularly. Keep an eye on the Club Calendar on a regular basis so you won't miss out! Event information and admission fees (where applicable) have been updated for the following events - many of which have limited capacity. Please read the listings carefully for all the details before purchasing:
Monday, July 4 - Fireworks from aboard the Holiday! - SOLD OUT!
Thursday, July 7 - Tall Ships Parade of Sail aboard the Holiday! - SOLD OUT but we're trying to secure a second boat!
Saturday, July 30 - US Air Force Museum Bus Trip - Open to EVERYONE! Deadline is June 29
Saturday thru Monday, 9/3 - 5 - Air Show Box Seats - Now available for sale to members and non-members!; Saturday tickets are SOLD OUT!
NEW - Thursday, 9/8 - Tall Ships Parade of Sail in Erie, PA - details coming soon!
And many more to come.....
Congratulations Year-End Competition Winners!
As usual, our Year-End Awards Banquet yielded more than a few surprises - CONGRATULATIONS to all our winners and THANKS to all who competed! Click here to see all the winners - and remember that a brand new competition season begins on June 10th!
The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here
The latest issue of the CPS Newsletter covering the second 6 months of 2015, 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.
Mark Your Calendar
Canon Explorer of Light returns to CPS on April 22, 2017 with Parish Kohanim. Please see the calendar listing for more details, including Parish's bio.
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
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.