** All physical meetings for the TCPC have been cancelled for the remaining 2019/2020 season. Please check back in the Fall for the 2020/2021 season. **
Meetings are held every second and fourth Tuesday evening of the month (excluding statutory holidays, school events, etc.) in the Drama Room at Port Moody Senior Secondary School, 300 Albert Street, Port Moody, BC. Meetings start at 7:30 PM sharp. (See map for parking and entrance below)
Guests are always welcome to visit for any meeting to meet us and find out what we are all about. Click on “HOW TO JOIN” above for more information.
Disclaimer: The meeting schedule is tentative, and subject to change. We will maintain this list to be as up to date as possible, and as information is available.
September 10 – Summer Assignments – 2 Photos from each member based on their summer assignments (or other favourite images from the summer)
September 24 – Louis Smit, Clive Lunn, Elizabeth Gray – Techniques & Tips: Infrared, Film to Digital and Silhouettes
October 8 – John Roberts from Kerrisdale Cameras – Black and White Photography both Digital and Film. Members B/W photos Critiqued by John
October 22 – Guest Speaker: Dene Rossouw -Finding my F-Stop – Life Lessons Through the Lens. Also, we will vote for the club images to be submitted to the Lions Gate Celebration of Nature competition.
November 12 – Guest Speaker: Rick Hulbert – Expidition Photography…6 Days in Antarctica (https://www.rickhulbertphotography.com/)
November 26 – Members to bring 3-4 images each for the club members to help assess which is the stronger image(s). It can be tough to select the single strongest image of your own to be used for a competition. This meeting is to promote discussions of what to look for that may make one image stronger than another. Images may be similar subjects, or totally different. The intention is to assist with image selection for the NSPC coming up.
December 10 – Member Images & Pot Luck – 2 or 3 images from each member to share.
January 14 – Guest Speaker: Ian MacDonald – CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. Ian will be rescheduled for another meeting.(https://ianmacdonaldphotography.com/)
January 28 – Used Gear Sale, Voting on final 6 member images to be submitted for the North Shore Photo Challenge, Demo of Spyder Screen Calibration Tool and Demo Setup of Club Lights/Backdrop and light Meter.
February 11 – John Gordon – Where to find and Photograph Birds in the Lower Mainland
February 25 – Elizabeth Gray – At this meeting Elizabeth is going to answer some commonly asked questions regarding cameras and photography. She will discuss: camera basics, the exposure triangle, some composition tips, and talk about how to get sharper images. If you have wanted to learn the difference between fast glass and a fast shutter speed, or the pros and cons of shooting in jpg versus raw, or what is meant by the term crop factor, then come check out this meeting.
March 10 – Hands on Night Two Stations Bring your Camera and flash! , Speed lights, Club Strobes/Backdrop and Light Meter. Also, we will be voting for final 6 B&W images for Crescent Beach Competition
March 31 – Cancelled
April 14 – Zoom Meeting – Member submitted images from challenges and / or Member favourites
April 28 – Elizabeth Gray – Street Photography, The power of Story
May 12 – Deborah Stevenson – The Path to Accreditation
May 26 – Zoom Meeting – Pandemic-influenced Member images and Zoom screen sharing techniques
June 9 – Anita Niven – Panning Photography
June 23 – Member images – Summer Assignments and Pot Luck