Welcome to CPS!

The Cleveland Photographic Society isn’t your typical camera club. We are an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Broadview Heights, Ohio which offers a variety of activities for members and visitors alike — from guest speakers to special interest groups, competitions to classes.

Check out our calendar or sign up for a newsletter to see what CPS has planned next!


August 1 SIG Meeting – Managing Light in Photography

This SIG Meeting will deal with all aspects of light and how we can use it in our photos. The talk will cover some of the technical details behind lighting as well as how to apply that information to taking an image. It should be a very interesting evening and as always, after the meeting we will break into camera specific groups to discuss individual camera problems and tips.

Competition Chair Needed

Here is your chance to become more active in CPS and assist in running the club. The position that needs to be filled is the Chair of the Competition Committee. What is needed are good organizational skills and we will teach you everything you need to know. This is an excellent opportunity to not only become more active in the club but to also have a say in the direction of the club. Complete descriptions of the position and information on signing up can be found by clicking here.

June 21 Presentation  – Trumpet Swans by Jerry Jelinek

Due to technical difficulties the June 21 presentation by Jerry Jelinek was not recored and is not available on YouTube.  An apology is due to Jerry and CPS members who wanted to watch the presentation from home. The issue has been corrected and the June 28 Creative Competition should be available live on YouTube as is usual.

Volunteer Opportunities

The volunteers of CPS keep its programs and schools running smoothly. Check out our volunteer postings to see where your skills might be a good fit!

Get Involved at CPS

Field Trips

Participate in members-only field trips to hidden gems around Northeast Ohio.

Take a Class

Take a class at our long-running School of Photography.

Learn and Grow

Participate in competitions, join a special interest group, or sign up for our mentoring program.