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Our Fundamentals Class is Full!!

PLEASE NOTE: The Fundamentals of Good Photography class has reached its enrollment limit and no additional registrations can be accepted. The Photoshop Elements Photo Editing class beginning September 6 is also almost full - don't risk being closed out! Enrollment remains open for the Fall session of our Photoshop Lightroom class. We hope you'll plan to join us for that class!! Session details, dates and enrollment information can be found on the School page of this website.

Star Trails Workshop on 9/2

Have you ever wondered how fellow members take those photos of Star Trails?! Our own Debbie DiCarlo will be showing us how to take the guess work out of producing these images in the Wilson club room on Tuesday September 2nd at 7pm. See the club calender for more details!

Our Member Share & Tell Series Continues!!

On Friday, September 5th, our own Ryn Clarke will give us a special presentation called "An Artistic Interpretation of My African Safari" and then CPS has another very special presentation scheduled on Tuesday September 16th at 7:30 in the CPS Wilson Club Room when Vincent Pugliese from Elizabeth Vincent Photography in Pittsburgh will be in town to give us his presentation which focuses on his goal to visit all the major league baseball parks in the country.

Terminal Tower Field Trip 9/7!!

Join us on Saturday 9/7 to get a chance to take pictures of Cleveland from the top of the Terminal Tower. If interested in signing up, please go to See calender for more details!


Please join Mona and her staff of the Back to the Wild in Castalia, Ohio on Sunday September 14th from 10am to 12:30pm for an exciting opportunity to photograph wild animals in a natural setting!! This is a very special offer to CPS as this facility may be closing later this year if they do not continue to secure additional funding to keep it open. See CPS calender for all the details!!

8/1 Projection Competition Results Posted

Results from the first Projection 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 this 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.

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 on Saturday October 11th from 10am to 4pm at the Lakeland Community College in Kirtland. At only $5 a ticket, there are less than 50 seats left out of the 300 seats available, so don't be one of those waiting until the last minute only to find out you're too late and can't get in to see this internationally recognized photographer's terrific presentation!!!
Please see the calendar listing for complete details, including PayPal link.

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.

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

September 2
7:00 PM
Star Trails Workshop
September 3
7:30 PM
Fundamentals Class - Intro and Camera Familarization
September 4
6:30 PM
How Our Photographs Reflect Our Worldviews
September 5
7:30 PM
Member Share & Tell Series
September 6
10:00 AM
Editing Class - Introduction and Adjustments & Selections

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


All images and content ©2014 Cleveland Photographic Society.