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Winter School Sessions are Now Enrolling!

Enrollment is now open for the Winter sessions of the Fundamentals of Good Photography, Photoshop Elements Photo Editing and Photoshop Lightroom courses! Winter session classes are typically the most popular and fill up fast - they also make GREAT GIFTS! Full course details and enrollment information can be found on the School pages of this website.

In Memory of Bert Klein: 1940 - 2015

Thanks to everyone who helped us remember and honor the life of Bert Klein at his Memorial Service on September 13th. To provide everyone with an opportunity to see the beautiful Memory Book that was created from your photos and remembrances, the Memorial Booklet from the service and a listing of the ways that CPS will help to keep Bert's memory alive, we've updated the calendar listing and invite you to visit.

Lake Erie Monsters Hockey

Join CPS for a chance to shoot a professional hockey game with unprecedented access on October 17th. THE DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 5TH!!
For the price of a ticket, CPS members will receive press passes for the game, early access to the Q Arena, the opportunity to shoot from multiple locations - and access to areas not available to the general public! Please see the calendar listing for more details.

Camera Sensor Cleaning on 10/11!!

On Sunday October 11th from Noon to 4pm at our club in our Wilson club room, Dodds and CPS Member Eric Wethington have teamed up to clean FOR FREE the camera sensors and bodies of the first 40 members that sign up. One camera per member please!! There are only a few openings left!! See the calendar listing for full details.

Fall Color from Above the Trees - October 11!

Join CPS for a fall foliage field trip to Holden Arboretum on Sunday, October 11th at 9 am, with discounted admission! Be among the first to experience the colors of the season from the unique perspective of the new Emergent Tower and Canopy walk. This trip is open to all, with no advance registration. For all the details, see the calendar listing.

9/11 Competition Results Posted

Results from the second Black & White and Pictorial competition 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 8/21 People 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.

Friday 10/16: Presentation by Kristen Jensen!!

Mark your calendars! With help from sponsor Pixel Connection, CPS is happy to announce that we have been able to secure nationally known Photographer Kristen Jensen to do a presentation at our club in the Wilson Club Room on Friday October 16th at 7:30. Kristen is a lifestyle photographer and image strategist who brings an enlightened and gracious style to her advertising magazine, portrait and even her video assignments.

Mike Moats Coming to CPS in October!!

Join us for a very special evening on October 30th at 7:30 with Mike Moats who will be giving a presentation at CPS on "The Properly Equipped Macro Photographer" in the Wilson Club Room. Congratulations to members Jen Cockrell and Kathy Weber for winning the two free tickets to attend his seminar the last weekend in October (10/31 & 11/1) here in Cleveland.

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.

Changes to CPS Competitions for 2015-16

We listened to your concerns and suggestions about CPS competitions and have made several changes for the upcoming year! More projection nights, fewer print nights and some exciting changes in categories are all in store and we hope that YOU will plan to enter often. For a summary of all the changes, click this link. The How To Compete presentation has also been updated.

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 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

October 4
3:00 pm
Clam Bake - CANCELED!
October 5
7:30 PM
Lightroom Class
October 5
9:00 PM
Deadline for entering images for People & Pictorial Competition
October 7
7:30 PM
Fundamentals Class - Flash
October 9
7:30 PM
People & Pictorial Competition (projection)

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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