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EXTERNAL COMPETITION DEADLINES THIS WEEK - The following competitions close on Thursday, October 17th: PSA Open round 1, PSA Nature round 1, and PSA Creative round 1. The following competitions close on Friday, October 18th: Lion's Gate and CAPA Nature/Wildlife. See Competition Summary for more information
Reminder - The next Internal Competition night, scheduled for November 7th, has been moved to November 14th, due to the unavailability of Norway House.
BOBBIE CAREY - Recipient of the Frank Turner Award 2019 Read
Toronto International Photography Salon (126 years): We are encouraging members to enter this salon as individuals. Digital images may be entered into several divisions: Pictorial (Open Colour – 4 images, and Monochrome – 4 images), Nature - 4, Prints (colour – 4, mono – 4). This competition is recognized by CAPA, PSA, FIAP and IAAP. The closing date is November 9th, 2019. https://salon.torontocameraclub.com/
POLYGON GALLERY: (Vancouver) presents 'without a word', from September 20th to November 3rd, a selection of portraits by 32 photographers from the private collection of Bill Wu, the first display of this remarkable, yet unknown, Vancouver collection of photography. Representing an international cross-section of acclaimed twentieth-century artists, the exhibition includes some of modern photography’s most iconic and memorable portraits, with a specific focus on people caught in unguarded moments of contemplation and preoccupation. More info at the Polygon website
EXPLORE DISCOVER SHOOT: A club member has recommended this website link. There is no cost, it is a Canadian company, and there are some great articles and videos about travel photography.
NEW PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY: A new art gallery solely for photography opens in Sidney, in November. The goal is to sustain a physical space on Vancouver Island where talented Canadian and international photographers are able to showcase, display and market their creative photographic works. Location: 1 - 2449 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC
SHADOW AND LIGHT: A Fine Art Photography Exhibition (on now) Read
September-October 2019 issue of CLOSE-UP Magazine - Read
WORKSHOP INFORMATION: To make it easy for members to access Workshops there are TWO convenient ways to view information and register: i) click on a Workshop event on the Calendar, or ii) when you're logged into the website, under the Members Only tab, click on Upcoming Workshops. The benefit of the second option is ability to view all workshops in one place rather than multiple clicks on the Calendar.
FAVOURITE SITES FOR PHOTOGRAPHY in and Around Victoria, BC: This is a web map that shows favourite photographic locations in Greater Victoria, as identified by the members of the Victoria Camera Club. - Read
Monthly Meetings are held at Norway House, 1110 Hillside Avenue, Victoria BC - Read Info & See Map
Workshops and Special Interest Groups meet at Landsdowne Campus, Camosun College in Victoria BC
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