Archived Programme Schedule
Mon. Sept. 8 7 PM Guest speaker Brenda Kulon, author of “The Butterfly Whisperer.” Visit Lambton Wildlife for more info.
Sat. Sept. 20 (new date) Walkabout – Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Mon. Sept. 22 7 PM C&C of “Macro” and “Insects”; Elections
CHALLENGE: One focal length or one scene mode
Mon. Aug. 11 7 PM Meeting cancelled
Mon. Aug. 25 7 PM Comment and Critique of our the monthly theme and challenge.
Mon. Apr. 14 7 PM Guest speaker – Casey Lessard. Visit Casey’s website by clicking here.
Sat. Apr. 19 10 AM Walkabout – Ausable Port Franks Optimist Easter Egg Hunt at the Port Franks Community Centre
Mon. Apr. 28 7 PM C&C of “Shapes” and “Fun”; presentation: “Photographing Wildflowers” by Lynn Dukelow.
Mon. Mar 10 7 PM “Portraits” presentation by Karen Dumais. Bring your cameras!
Sat. Mar. 15 10 AM Walkabout – Chateau Gardens Seniors Home, Parkhill
Mon. Mar. 24 7 PM C&C of “Portraits” and “Shadows”; Mini-workshop “Fix My Picture” by Tom Stewart
CHALLENGE: photos showing 3 different depths of field
THEME: Just Nature
Mon. Feb. 10 7 PM Guest speaker Brian Lasenby, on Nature photography. Check out Brian’s website here www.brianlasenby.com
Mon. Feb. 17 1 PM Walkabout with Friends of the Pinery – Special Event: Remarkable Raptors. Join volunteers from the Bluewater Raptor Rehabilitation Centre to learn about threats that raptors and other birds face throughout the winter and to meet live owls. Meet at the Pinery Visitors Centre. For more info about Pinery events click here.
Mon. Feb. 24 7 PM C&C of “Depth of Field” and “Just Nature”; Discussion – websites by nature photographers
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Mon. Jan. 13 7 PM Topic – Depth of Field, presented by Janette Baillie. Bring your cameras!
Sat. Jan. 18 10 AM Walkabout “Art by 3″ Studio, 7710 Clayton St., Port Franks. Visit Ralph & Vicki’s website at artby3.com
Mon. Jan. 27 7 PM C&C of “Fences” and Lines”; Mini-workshop on “Aspect Ratio – What it means and how to use it”, presented by Tom Stewart
Mon. Dec. 9 Christmas party
All meetings & Walkabout cancelled for December. We’re just going to party instead!
CHALLENGE: Details or tiny objects
Mon. Nov. 11 7 PM Guest speaker – Dave Chidley. Check out his website here.
Sat. Nov. 16 10 AM Walkabout – Cottage Treasures, Thedford
Mon. Nov. 25 6:30 PM Photo transfer workshop with Vreni
Mon. Nov. 25 7 PM C&C of “Details” and “Name that Thing”; Discussion – How to take photos of lights by Lynn Wilbur
CHALLENGE: Scavenger Hunt
Mon. Oct. 14 Meeting cancelled – Thanksgiving
Sat. Oct. 19 10 AM Walkabout – Twin Pines
Mon. Oct. 28 7 PM Scavenger Hunt pics; Potluck dinner; Discussion –
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Abstract expressions
Mon. Sept. 9 7 PM
Guest speaker Richard Bain. View his website here.
Sat. Sept. 14 10 AM Walkabout – Lambton Shores Nature Trails
Mon. Sept. 23 7 PM C&C “Abstract” and “Doors & windows”; Election of new Executive; Judy & Janette start us on our Scavenger Hunt
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Edges
MONTHLY THEME: Signs
Mon. Aug. 12 – Meeting cancelled
Sat. Aug. 17 10 AM Walkabout – Lucan Architectural
Mon. Aug. 26 7 PM C&C – “Edges” & “Signs”; Discussion –
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Dominance
Mon. July 8 7 PM Photographing gardens & garden art presented by TBA
Sat. July 13 10 AM Walkabout – Cuddy’s Gardens, Strathroy, $5 admission
Mon. July 22 7 PM C&C of “Dominance” & “Gardens”
MONTHLY THEME: Just Nature
Mon. June 10 7 PM Presentation: “Formula for a Better Composition” by Bill Niessen
Sat. June 15 10 AM Walkabout – Rock Glen
Mon. June 24 7 PM C&C of “Texture” and “Just Nature”; Mini-workshop – Dominance by Trish
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Colour
Mon. May 13 7 PM Presentation by Melody Falconer-Pounder: Photographing events for media coverage
Sat. May 18 Walkabout – Individual location choice – Show what’s happening on your street
Mon. May 27 7 PM C&C “Colour” & “Streets”; Discussion: How to shoot a waterfall
MONTHLY THEME: People
Mon. Apr. 8 7 PM presentation by Richard Bain – check out Richard’s fabulous photos on his website here
Sat. Apr. 13 10 AM Walkabout – Exeter Main Street, Morrison Dam
Mon. Apr. 22 7 PM C&C “Shadows & Silhouettes” & “People”; Discussion: Cropping
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Light
Mon. Mar. 11 7 PM Travel photography, presentation by Terry Needham, photographic artist and travel adviser. Click here to check out Terry’s website.
Sat. Mar. 16 10 AM Walkabout – Fort Rose Sugar bush. Click here for website and map.
Mon. Mar. 25 7 PM C&C -” Light” & “Travel” photos
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Patterns
Mon. Feb. 11 7 PM Encaustic process for preserving photos with Vicki Guerrette
Sat. Feb. 16 10 AM Walkabout – Cancelled
Mon. Feb. 25 7 PM C&C of “Patterns” & ” Vintage “; Discussion – Best photo taking tips, facilitator Lynn D.
MONTHLY THEME: “A day in the life” – telling a photo story
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Point of View
Mon. Jan. 14 7 PM Discuss telling a photo story; Reading a histogram – Bring your camera.
Walkabout: Do your own individual walkabout by following your subject for “A day in the life.”
Mon. Jan. 28 7 PM C&C of “Day in the life;” Discussion – Low-light photography, facilitator Lynn D. Bring your camera and manual.
Please share your Christmas photos with us on Flickr. All regular meetings cancelled.
Mon. Dec. 10 Christmas Party, Grog’s 6:30 PM
MONTHLY THEME: The Party’s Over
Mon. Nov. 12 7 PM “In My Own Space”, presented by Lynn Wilbur
Sat. Nov. 17 10 AM Walkabout: Grand Bend Main Street
Mon. Nov. 26 7 PM C&C The Party’s Over & Shapes; Homework from Lynn’s presentation; Discussion topic: Back to Basics 2 – Going Beyond Automatic – Bring your cameras and manuals!
MONTHLY THEME: PFCC 2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt
Mon. Oct. 8 No meeting due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Sat. Oct. 13 10 AM Walkabout: Port Franks Nature Trails
Mon. Oct. 22 6:30 PM C&C: Scavenger Hunt photo review; Potluck
MONTHLY THEME: Fall
Mon. Sept. 10 7 PM Presentation – “Around the World with a Point-N-Shoot” by Wes Terryberry and Bruce Richie
Sat. Sept. 15 10 AM Walkabout: Pinery Park – Fall Walk for Photography, with Larry Cornelis and Lambton Wildlife – meet at the Pinery Visitor Center.
Join photographer Glen Ogilvie to learn about nature photography and enjoy an early fall walk through the park. Click for Glen’s website and his Flickr photostream.
Mon. Sept. 24 7 PM C&C: Changes & Fall; Mini-workshop – Back to Basics 1 – “Visual Design”, with Jacqui Krech and Janette Baillie; Elections
Sat. Sept. 29 & Sun. Sept. 30 Doors Open is a province wide celebration of community heritage. It provides residents and visitors with a unique opportunity to explore and enjoy the sometime hidden and always interesting places and spaces in Ontario cities, towns, and villages – and all at no cost.
MONTHLY THEME: Food
Exeter Rodeo is also this weekend
Mon. Aug. 13 Meeting cancelled
Sat. Aug.18 10 AM Walkabout: Location: Steam Thresher’s Show – Forest (entry fee -$10, $7 seniors)
Mon. Aug. 27 7 PM C&C: Farm Equipment & Food; Mini-Workshop: From Camera to Computer- a FlickR refresher. Members may want to bring their laptops for individual help.
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Action Shots
MONTHLY THEME: Water
Extras: Grand Bend Motorplex; Beach Volleyball
Mon. July 9 7 PM Guest speaker Evelyn Symons; “How I See It.” To visit her website click here.
Mon. July 23 7 PM C&C Action/Water; Discussion: Share your photo-taking tips; Portraits from North Lambton Lodge
MONTHLY THEME: Nightscapes
Saturday, June 9 (rain date June 16) Walkabout John & Joan Love’s farm – 69960 Grand Bend Line, SE corner Crediton Rd. & Grand Bend line (formerly Hwy. #81) Guided tours of the nature trail and gardens on the Love’s trail wagon will depart from the yard at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Mon. June 11 7 PM Special Presentation by Don Martel: “Extreme Exposures” Click here to enjoy his website.
Sat. June 16 10 AM Walkabout: Location: Grand Bend Mainstreet – Drive and Jive
Sat. June 23 9:30 AM Walkabout: Portraits, North Lambton Lodge, Forest
Mon. June 25 7 PM C&C: Classic cars and Nightscapes; Discussion: How to make an action shot. Bring your cameras! We`ll be going outside!
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Signs of Spring
MONTHLY THEME: Barns
Mon. May 14 7 PM Macro/Depth of Field with Lynn Dukelow
Sat. May 19 10 AM Walkabout: Location: Longwoods Road – Barn Quilt Trail As part of the War of 1812 Bicentennial, barns along Longwoods Road will have sections of quilts displayed on their sides. Map. Also info here.
Mon. May 28 7 PM C&C: Barns & Signs of spring Mini-Workshop: Topic: Nightscapes and Neon Presenter: Lynn W
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Weather
MONTHLY THEME: Architecture
Mon. April 9 Easter Monday -Meeting cancelled
Sat. April 14 10 AM Walkabout – Downtown Forest – Old buildings – meet in front of the Post Office
Mon. April 23 7 PM C&C: Weather and Architecture Mini-Workshop: Topic: Gear Party – sharing and learning about your camera – menus, ISO, etc. Everyone should bring their camera.
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Slideshow
MONTHLY THEME: Green
Sat. March 17 10 AM Walkabout – Westland Greenhouses
Mon. March 26 7 PM Comment & Critique: Green, Slideshow
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Snow
MONTHLY THEME: Antiques
Mon. Feb. 13 7 PM Presentation: Editing Photos with Janette and Judy – bring your laptop if you have one and some photos you will like to edit.
Sat. Feb. 18 10 AM Walkabout: Thedford – Cottage Treasures / End of the Road Antique Stores
Mon. Feb. 27 7 PM Comment & Critique; Mini-Workshop with Erin Steer – Making Slideshows
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Emotion
MONTHLY THEME: Portraits
Mon. Jan. 9 7 PM – Special Trio — our very own Trish Anderson, Vreni Beeler & Dan Shaw, on “Portraits.”
Sat. Jan. 14 10 AM Walkabout: Country Manor in Thedford; portraits of residents
Mon. Jan. 23 7 PM – Comment & Critique; Mini-workshop, Phil Schmidt – Photography in the snow
MONTHLY THEME: Christmas
Walkabout and Dec. 26 meeting cancelled.
Be sure to post your monthly theme photos of “Christmas” on our Flickr page, and do the C&C online.
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Red
MONTHLY THEME: Birds
Sat. Nov. 5 – André Gallant workshop in Sarnia – workshop info
Mon. Nov. 14 7 PM – Bob McCarthy – Photographing Birds; Bill Hall – CAPA
Sat. Nov. 19 10 AM – Walkabout – Pinery Park – beg, borrow or steal a Park pass, meet at the Lambton Museum parking lot at 9:45, re-group at the PInery Visitors Centre.
Thurs. Nov. 24 7:30 PM – London Camera Club – HDR – High Dynamic Range
Mon. Nov. 28 7 PM – Comment & Critique; Mini-Workshop presented by Phil Schmidt, “Light”
MONTHLY CHALLENGE: Scavenger Hunt continues
Mon. Oct. 10 Thanksgiving — regular meeting night cancelled
Sat. Oct. 15 — deadline Sarnia photo contest — info
Sat. Oct. 15 & Sun. Oct. 16 10 AM-5 PM – Lambton Fall Colour and Craft Festival and Port Franks Poinsettia Tour — regular Walkabout cancelled
Wed. Oct. 19 7:30-10 PM – meeting at Sarnia Photographic Club – www.sarniaphotoclub.com
Mon. Oct. 24 7 PM — Results of Scavenger Hunt; Potluck