On Thursday, June 28, we're offering the opportunity to see and shoot the new Children's Museum of Cleveland! Located in one of the few remaining Millionaire's Row mansions on Euclid Avenue, the Museum offers a variety of experiences and some beautiful architectural details. The Museum will be open this day EXCLUSIVELY for CPS members, students, family and friends from 2 to 4 pm. Click here for all the details and to register!
Guest Speaker Chris Pepper - 6/29
Plan to join us for a visit from Chris Pepper on Friday , June 29th at 7:30. A Look Across Canada will take you to places one could only describe as magical. From bears and birds along the shorelines, to whales and an abundance of sea life in the oceans. Chris will take you on a journey to some of his favorite locations and tell you where and how to get the shots you desire to have in your portfolio. Make sure you bring something to write with as there will be lots to learn. This event is free and open to all. See the calendar listing for all the details!
4th of July Fireworks Boat Cruise - ONE Seat Left!
We've again booked the Holiday excursion boat for a chance to shoot the Fourth of July fireworks from the unique perspective of the waters of Lake Erie. Seats are available to CPS members, Students and their families and friends with a limit of 4 seats. Seats are NOW ON SALE! For all the details, see the calendar listing
Welcome to the New Club Year!
On June 1st, the Club began a new Chapter in its 131 year history. Join us in welcoming our new President, Deb Zimmerman, and 1st Vice President, Chuck Fitzgerald, new Board Members Chris Camino, Kathie Golobic and Bob Kowaleski and all of our returning Officers and Board members. Look for lots of new and exciting meetings, events, field trips and more in the coming months!
Congratulations Year End Winners!
As usual, there were several surprises at the Year-End Awards presentations on May 18th. Congratulations to all who entered and especially those whose images were selected to hang on the Gathering Room wall for the 2018-19 club year! Special thanks to Bill Keaton and the individual Competition chairs for their efforts to ensure that competitions ran smoothly throughout the year, providing all who entered an opportunity to receive objective feedback and a chance to learn and grow in their photography. To see a slideshow of all the winning images, click here.
Charles Needle Workshop - Raffle Tickets On Sale!
On Friday, July, 27th, The Cleveland Photographic Society is pleased to welcome award-winning California-based fine art flower and garden photographer, Charles Needle. Charles will present a program on how to craft painterly intimate landscapes, as well as striking and unusual macro images using nothing more than your camera and a little imagination. This event is free and open to everyone! Charles' workshop the following two days at the Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum is SOLD OUT but CPS will be raffling off one seat. Raffle tickets are $5/ticket or 5 for $20 and can be purchased at any Friday night meeting. Registration information for the weekend, full details about his Friday night presentation, and his full bio can be found here.
The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here
The latest issue of the Award Winning! CPS Newsletter covering the second 6 months of 2017, 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.
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.