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Fall School Sessions Are Now Enrolling!

Enrollment is now open for the fall sessions of all three of our popular School of Photography programs! The Fundamentals of Good Photography course will begin on Wednesday, August 31st and our COMPLETELY REVISED Intro to Photoshop CC Photo Editing course will be held on Saturdays, beginning September 10. The Photoshop Lightroom class will begin on Monday, September 26th. Full course details and enrollment information can be found on the School pages of this website. Take your photography to the next level - enroll today!

CPS Share and Tell Series Continues 7/29!!

On Friday July 29th, our very own CPS member Kolman Rosenberg will be giving a special presentation on "How to Take Action Shots." Though much of this evening’s talk will be on sports photography, covering a wide array of sports and the tips, techniques and helpful gear used, Kolman will also cover performance, dance, and street photography which share many of the same tips and techniques.
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!!

Air Show Front Row Box Seats - On Sale Now!

If you've been thinking about purchasing Box Seats for the Air Show, you may not want to wait! CPS has again secured front row boxes at a price lower than regular general admission and is passing them along at our cost of $20 each! All Saturday seats have sold out and only a few remain for Sunday and Monday. Seats are available for sale to EVERYONE - members and non-members alike - and are sold on a first-paid basis. For full details and payment links, see the Calendar Listings

New Field Trips Added!

The calendar listings for the upcoming Noah's Lost Ark and D-Day Re-creation field trips have been updated with full information - and more are coming soon! Keep an eye on the calendar and watch your email....

7/15 Nature Competition Results Posted

Results from the first Nature 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 the 2/5 Black & White and Pictorial competition can be viewed here . A reminder to members that a database of all competition entries in Excel spreadsheet format is updated shortly after each competition.

SIG Program Continues Thursday 8/4

The next Special Interest Group Meeting led by Dave Busch will be Thursday August 4th at 7pm. The theme for tonight will be “Favorite Lenses.” Dave will explain his favorite lenses for various types of photography, and then engage the members by asking them to talk about their favorite lenses, what they use them for and why they are their favorites. See our Calendar for more details. We will see you at the club at 7pm on Thursday July 7th.

2016 CPS Competition Schedule

August 19th-People-Projection
August 26th-Photojournalism
September 9th-B&W Competition-Print
September 16th-B Competition-Print
September 23rd-Nature-Projection
September 30th-Photojournalism
October 14th-People-Print
November 4th-Black & White-Projection
November 11th-B Competition-Print
Movember 18th-Creative-Projection
For more details, visit our Competitions link on this Home page.

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

July 29
7:30 PM
CPS Share & Tell Series - Kolman Rosenberg
July 30
5:30 AM
CPS Bus Trip - US Air Force Museum - Dayton - SOLD OUT!
July 30
Brunswick Library Exhibit Closes
August 4
7:00 PM
CPS Special Interest Groups (SIGS)
August 5
7:30 PM
CPS Share & Tell Series -- Peter Balunek

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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