Monthly Viewfinder

October is now in the books and we still don’t have any snow.  This month we will start meeting at the Mayfair United Church at 902 – 33rd Street West.  New members are always welcome.

Meetings this Month

Results Night for the Clinic: “Sports”

Tuesday, November 1st

Our judges will provide their scores and comments to the entries submitted in the clinic.

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Member Presenters:  The Art of Photography

Gain insight and inspiration at this interactive presentation with our member photographers Kyle Remus, Ken Greenhorn, and Adele Wagner

November 8th

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Member Presenter:  Scott Prokop “Lightroom Crash Course”

November 15th

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Guest Presenter:  Owen Woytowich “Skateboarding / Action Sport Shooting 101”

November 22nd

* Submit for Nature Clinic: “Trees”

Show your view of trees in nature…no trees planted by man.
Nature Photography:  There must be no evidence of human activity (roads, fences, buildings, power lines, jet streams, stumps, domestic animals, cultivated plants etc.)

Email your digital submissions to: submissions@saskatooncameraclub.com

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Judging night

November 29th

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Other News

Circle Centre Mall Display

The Saskatoon Camera Club will be displaying club member’s prints at the Circle Centre Mall in November.

Dates:

  • Set up:  November 6th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Take down: December 4th at 9:00 a.m.
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David Mandeville Wants Old Cameras

The Centre for Continuing and Distance Education (the old Extension Division) runs art programs for youngsters.  David Mandeville is teaching B & W photo classes for 11 – 14 year olds but it is getting difficult to find 35 mm film cameras for the kids to use.  He wants any old (but working) film cameras that you would be willing to donate to our program.  They don’t need anything special, point-and-shoots would be just fine.

Please email David

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Help Portrait is Seeking Volunteers

Help Portrait is a movement of photographers who are using their time, equipment and expertise to give back to those who are less fortunate.

Krystian Olszanski organized a Help-Portrait event in Saskatoon last year and it was a big success. This year, his plan is to reach more people who could benefit from a free portrait session.

If you’re a photographer, stylist or volunteer living in the Saskatoon area, we would like you to join us in this effort to give back to the community. Help us bring joy to others through photography. We are looking for sponsors as well.

Join Krystian & 25k photogs as we give back on Dec 10: Give, don’t take pictures.

A bit more info about the event:

Event will take place at the White Buffalo Youth Lodge on Dec 10th.

Help-Portrait Saskatoon’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Help-Portrait-Saskatoon/116043711793757

CTV post from last year: http://tinyurl.com/ctvhp2010

Short video of what the event is about: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-60fyF6KvHk

Official website: help-portrait.com

Send Krystian an email for more information and how to join up.

Here’s to 150,000 portraits given, not taken, this December!

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Exhibit: Riffing

You are invited to the opening night reception of RIFFING.

RIFFING, a joint exhibit of Sheila Angelstad and Bobbi Clackson Walker, is a study of the themes and motifs found and transformed.  The seek to reinvent found phrases, shaping them into new visual expressions using a variety of mixed media.

Where:  Gallery at the Francis Morrison Library

311 23rd Street East, Saskatoon

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

7-9pm

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Adventure Cuba with NatureXperts

January 19-February 2, 2012 (15 days)

Leslie Tuchek is arranging another Birding and Caving tour to Cuba this year. This trip is an excellent opportunity for photography and adventure.

She only has 2 seats out of 16 left so I would recommend anyone who is interested contact Leslie soon at 306.982.2466.

This is a 15 day adventure tour of many areas of Cuba. Tour attractions include:

  • Bird watching in the best bird watching areas of Cuba with expert bird watching guides. Over
  • 103 birds species were seen last year; including the Bee Hummingbird-the smallest bird in the world; found only in Cuba.
  • Caving in some of Cuba’s most spectacular caves.
  • Sight-seeing of landscape, nature, national parks, historical areas and monuments.
  • Typical Cuba cuisine and some special dishes prepared expressly for our group.

More Information

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Frame by Frame PhotoForum 2012

The Regina Shutterbugs are planning a major extravaganza “Frame by Frame PhotoForum 2012” on Apr 13, 14 and 15, 2012. There will be presentations from many professional, international, national and provincial photographers. This is a wonderful opportunity for camera users ranging from novice to the accomplished to avail themselves of a seldom provided occasion to improve their photography skills.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of Canada’s best photographers including: Freeman Patterson, Mike Stobbs, George Webber, Ken Dickson, Dave Krughoff, Dennis Fast, Don Healy, Larry Easton, Dr. Branimir Gjetvaj, Mike Grandmaison, Mufty Mathewson, Allen Bargen, Cheryl Pady, and Michael Manett.

A bonus on this weekend will be Mike Stobbs “Hands-On Outdoor Painting with Light” night courses from dusk to about midnight.

Location

Ramada Hotel & Convention Centre, 1818 Victoria Ave, corner of Broad St and Victoria Ave, Regina.

Event Dates

13-Apr-2012 to 15-Apr-2012

Rates

Rate details: 3-day pass $145, 1-day pass $80; after March 1, 2012, 3-day pass $160, 1-day pass $90.

Registration Form

Schedule

Printable Poster

Detailed Information

Visit their website for more info

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Please check out Sask Photo News for more news outside the club.

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