The PFCC invites you to come and enjoy guest speakers, information sessions, Comment & Review nights, and Walkabouts. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month (except holidays) from January to November at the Port Franks Community Centre, 9997 Port Franks Road, upstairs in the Optimist Hall, at 7 PM. Walkabouts are usually one Saturday morning each month. Our relaxed meetings are a great opportunity to meet other area residents who are interested in photography.
Our Goal: We are an organization dedicated to fostering the creativity of its members as they enhance their skills in the art of photography. The Club will endeavour to generate an environment in which photographers can learn from one another, socialize with like-minded individuals and motivate its members to increase their knowledge and enjoyment of photography.
Our members come primarily from the Grand Bend and Port Franks area, but all are welcome. Here is some information on our upcoming meetings.
THEME: Altered Reality
Monday November 11 – Meeting cancelled due to weather.
Topics originally scheduled for tonight will be presented on November 25.
Saturday November 16
Our monthly walkabout will be to the Cowbell Brewery in Blyth for a photo tour of the operation followed by lunch at their popular restaurant. Contact Richard (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details. Reservations are required to ensure we have seating for everyone.
Monday November 25 – Revised
Tonight we will be having a lesson in Masking from Ralph Teeple. This is a useful technique for manipulating our images to create work for our theme of ‘Altered Reality’. Janette will introduce the topic of Altered Reality and Lynn D. and Eugene will be telling us about using Filters in Photoshop and Lightroom to achieve different photographic effects as well as other software options. Lyle Kittmer will present his favourite photos. This will be our last regular meeting until January 13.
Monday December 9
Our annual Christmas Social at the Pinedale. The cost will be $10 and the start time will be 6:30. See Judy for more details. Advance payment would be most appreciated.
For other activities or events in our area please see our Events Calendar page.
The Port Franks and Area Camera Club is a member of the Canadian Association of Photographic Art (CAPA), the Southwestern Ontario Photographers Association (SWOPA) and the Ontario Council of Camera Clubs (OCCC).
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