Some items that may be of interest to our members and others
Regular meetings are held at the Port Franks Community Centre, 9997 Port Franks Road, upstairs in the Optimist Room, at 7 PM, unless otherwise noted. For details of upcoming meetings see our home page.
WORKSHOPS, OUTINGS, ETC
September 16 – London Film Camera Show
Expert 50-60 tables of FILM PHOTOGRAPHY equipment for sale, from great and experienced local dealers. All manner of cameras (all ages, formats, sizes, styles, brands), lenses, accessories, medium/large format equipment, darkroom equipment, hard to find vintage items, collectibles, lighting, books & manuals, alternative process items and much more. MANY DEALERS ALSO BUYING…bring your used FILM gear to trade or sell. Students and beginners specially welcome. Questions or dealer inquiries etc. – call 519-473-8333.
September 21 – Bruce Redman Antique Car Show
This will be held at the Rock Glen Conservation Area from 8 am to 3 pm. This might be an opportunity to not only enjoy the waterfalls and museum but also see, and photograph, some classic old cars. There will be a food booth courtesy of the Arkona Lioness Club. Normal entrance fees apply
September 25,26 – Camera Club Field Trip
This year members will be heading to Windsor to photograph a number of interesting locations. Walkerville Historic District, the sculptures and gardens along the Detroit River, the Detroit Skyline, Objiway Park Natural Areas, Fort Malden, & the King’s Navy Yard Gardens. Registration by August 24 with Richard at rfanning @ ezlink.ca.
October 5,6 – Bayfield Fall Foto Fest
This is a wonderful opportunity for a wide-range of photographic learning opportunities. This year the 1812 Royal Scots re-enactors will be there all week-end. There will be lessons on topics such as post-processing, cell phone photography, photographing flowers, and macro photography. Follow this link for more information.
October 26 – OCCC Judging Course
The OCCC will be presenting a day-long judging course which will be hosted by the London Camera Club. Additional details to follow.
Bayfield Fall Foto Fest
This year’s BFFF competition has two themes – Wildlife and Landscapes
Grand prize is a trip to Scotland with PhotoTourTrekkers. For information on submitting your images please follow this link.
August 24 – 28 – Georgian Bay
SWOPA is organizing a photo tour to the Georgian Bay. Three nights will be spent at the Snug Harbour Resort in Snug Harbour with a fourth night in Gravenhurst. An optional boat trip to the oft-photographed Franklin Island will be available. For pricing and more details go to https://swopa.ca/.
In conjunction with Photo Tour Trekkers, the OCCC is offering the following photo-tours to its members. Each trip is suitable for all skill levels and will feature a different type of photography, location, and price.
October 4 – 6, 2019 – Weekend with the Wolves
A three day /two night trip to Montebello, Quebec to see not only the lovely fall colours at that time of year but a visit the wildlife at Parc Omega.Wildlife and the colours of fall, who could ask for a better photographic combination. Parc Omega is known for the wolves, but offers up great photo opportunities for black bears, buffalo, coyotes, wild boar, deer and many other species of wildlife to discover. For full details on pricing, accommodation, and the other photographic opportunities included in the tour follow this link.
February 6 – 15, 2020 – Costa Rica Photo Tour
A ten day trip to one of the most exciting areas to photograph flora and fauna. This short paragraph can’t do the trip justice so follow this link to get all of the exciting details.
October 8 – 22, 2020 – The Wild Side of Africa
A fifteen day trip of a lifetime to Kenya and Tanzania. Tanzania is recognized, world-wide, for its breathtaking beauty, natural wonders and spectacular wildlife and one of the most popular African countries for travellers from all over the world. Home to Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorogoro Crater, Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Arusha National Parks. Tanzania is home to over 350 species of wildlife. The primary focus of all adventure travel in Kenya is the wildlife, and like Tanzania is one of the finest destinations in the world for Safari’s. Kenya has no single prominent culture that it identifies with. Instead, it consists of various cultures practiced by the countries different communities. This link will take you to a page with more details.