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Blossom Time Balloon Glow Field Trip- RESCHEDULED!

Tonight's Balloon Glow is canceled due to high winds and storms. It is rescheduled for tomorrow depending on weather.

In Your Style

Join us this Friday at 7:30 p.m for "In Your Style!" Bring up to six images in print or on a flash drive, and share them with us. Be prepared to talk briefly about your images.

Iron Soup Field Trip June 9th

Join CPS for another unique field trip destination - a tour of the historic Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company Homes in Campbell, OH (just southeast of Youngstown). The homes were built in 1918 to appease workers after a devastating strike. They were the world's first fully functioning prefabricated Modern Apartments complete with indoor plumbing and electricity. Youngstown Sheet and Tube closed its doors in 1977 and the Company Homes were largely abandoned. The homes were declared a National Historical Site in 1982 for their unique solid concrete construction and later added to the endangered list of Historical Places. This trip is open to EVERYONE but is limited to 50 attendees - see the calendar listing for all the details

CPS Photo Challenge #16 - Windows

CPS Challenge #16 :  Windows and photography are both about light and seeing.  Without the window of the lens, photography would be impossible.  Windows allow light to pass through so we can see or be seen by the world around us.  They can be large or small, round or rectangular, fancy or simple, clear or frosted, plain or ornate.  
Your task for this challenge is to make an image with one or more windows as a predominant element.  You can be looking out or looking in or simply looking at the window.  Have fun and be creative.

This Challenge is active through 7pm on Saturday, May 25th, when a new Challenge will be issued. If you haven't gotten around to joining our group yet, simply follow the instructions below:
New Challenges are issued every two weeks. To participate, you'll need a free Flickr account. After you've done that, upload a few photos and then join the group. Full instructions and a discussion forum are located there.

Tall Ships, July 4 and Air Show Wait Lists!

The 4th of July and both Tall Ships Parade of Sail cruises have reached their capacity and no additional registrations can be accepted. Air Show tickets have also sold out. CPS members who were unable to reserve a seat are invited to join the wait list in case of cancellations. Please send an email with your name and phone number and indicate the event you are interested in (July 4th, Tall Ships Cleveland 7/11, Tall Ships Erie 8/22) and/or Air Show (8/31, 9/1 or 9/2) to fieldtrips@clevelandphoto.org.

The Current Issue of the Darkroom Door is Here!

The latest issue of the Award Winning! CPS Newsletter covering the last 6 months of 2018, 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.

Congratulations 2019-2020 CPS Officers and Board

On April 19th, CPS held its Annual Election of Officers and Board Members for the 2019-2020 Club Year. All current Officers and Board Members were re-elected for another term. Thank you for your continued service to the club. Officers for the upcoming year will be Deb Zimmerman - President, Chuck Fitzgerald - 1st VP, Barb Cerrito - 2nd VP, Rob Erick - Secretary and Vicki Wert - Treasurer

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 an all-volunteer 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

UPCOMING EVENTS
May 24
7:30
In Your Style
May 27
Memorial Day
May 29
7:30 PM
Photoshop Editing Class - Tips & Tricks
May 30
7:30 PM
Semester of Studio Light - Creative Use
May 31
7:30 PM
Steve Gettle- Nature Photographer
VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME!

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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