CALENDAR 2019-2020

*** Please note that the Calendar is still a work in progress.  We guarantee that there will be changes to this calendar but we will work as hard as possible to try to finalize the schedule before the first meeting.

Meeting Location : 6:30 PM-9:00 PM  - Université de Moncton - Rémi Rossignol Building - ​60 Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur Street, Moncton, NB E1A 3E9

Thursday , May 28th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

Stay at Home Projects

  • Ira Crummey

  • Isabelle Levesque

  • Remi Levesque

  • Jacinthe LeBlanc

  • Andre Leblanc

  • Renée Turcotte

  • Jocelyne Gagnon

  • Diane Roy

  • Rachel Leblanc

  • Lila Donavan

  • Paula Lirette

  • Bernice McGraw-LeBLanc

  • Jason Bowie

Thursday , June 4th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

Stay at Home Projects

15 min                   Photo for view - Daniel Beaudry

15 min                   LEARNING SERIES - Street Photography - Jacinthe LeBlanc

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

60 min                Awards night / AGM

  • Brian Townsend Award (10 min)

  • Ken Dunphy Award (10 min)

  • Freeman Patterson Award (10 min)

  • Focus Camera Club Award (30 min

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

End of the year Party

More details to follow

Saturday, June 27th - 2020

Cancelled - Bus trip to Kingsbrae Garden, St Andrews

Due to the Coronavirus situation this field trip is cancelled.

Details and registration

Friday - Saturday, July 19th - 20th

MOSAÎQ Multicultural Festival

We are looking for up to 20 volunteer photographers to cover the various events during the MOSAÏQ Multicultural Festival that will be held in downtown Moncton on July 19 and 20, 2019. If you like cultural or event photography, this is for you, regardless of your level of experience. 

The festival is where the world comes to celebrate, eat, dance, sing and learn. There will be a parade, music venues and the Festival’s World Village with artisan vendors, multicultural exhibits and a variety of international foods. 

The lead photographer for the event is Stephen R. Conrad who did a presentation on cultural and events photography at one of our meetings in March 2019. 

If interested, please register no later than May 31, 2019. Once registered and when closer to the event date, you will receive an email with a meeting point at the festival.

 

Volunteers will receive a T-shirt so they can be identified as festival photographers. 

 

Saturday, August 3, 2019

All Nations Pow Wow in Fundy National Park

All Nations Pow Wow in Fundy National Park.

 

There will be music, food, dances and song of New Brunswick's indigenous people.

Activities include drumming, traditional dancing, indigenous craft and art sales and food.

[Find out more]

 

Saturday August 24th, 2019

Barrel and Pole Bending Racing

Join us for a day of sports photography. Capture the fast action of horse and riders going through the course in the fastest possible time. In pole bending, there are 6 poles around the course while in barrel racing, there are 3 barrels. 

Find out more

 

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Elsipogtog First Nation Annual Pow Wow

Elsipogtog First Nation Pow Wow-Come join us in Elsipogtog for a day of traditional dancing, drumming and food.

Location: Elsipogtog, next to school 356 Big Cove Road, Elsipogtog First Nation NB

Find more

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:15                  Welcome message from Club President

7:15 – 7:45                   Submitting process for Contest – Mathieu 

                                     Programming - What’s up for this year - Jacinthe (3 min)

                                     Outings - What’s is being planned  for this year - Jocelyne (3 min)

                                     Educational Programming - What's being planned - Don (3 min)

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 - 9:00                  EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER 1 – André Poirier – Landscape Photography

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:30                  INTERNAL SPEAKER 1 - Nicolas Blouin  - Concert Photography

7:30 – 7:40                  Welcome message from Club President
7:40 – 7:55                  Break  

7:55  – 8:05                 WHY CAPA - Guy Brun

8:05  -  8:15                  WHY PPOC - Paula Lirette & Tracy Munson

8:15  – 8:30                  COMPOSITION SERIES – Symmetry & when to break it - Stephan Reebs

8:30 – 9:00                  INTERNAL SPEAKER 2 - Jason Bowie –  Low Key Rembrandt Lighting

Monday , September 30th, 2019

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus  Camera Club Contest #1 "Nature" (CAPA Oct30)

Deadline Print expo

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

OFF WEEK

Off-week 7:00pm - 8:00pm with Mathieu Chiasson

Introduction to Shutter Speed

  • - Short videos

  • - Introduction to photography

  • - Shutter Speed

  • - Shutter Speed Live Examples

  • - How shutter speed affects exposure

  • - Shutter Speed and image blur

Bring your camera, if you want to try some of the concepts afterward. We'll stay after 8pm to discuss and answer your questions.

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk

Meet in front of Moncton City Hall at 9:45 am.

Walks ends at 11:45 at Pump House Brewpub and Restaurant.

More details

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00               Meet and Greet

6:30 - 7:20                 PRINT EXPO - view and vote on the photos

7:20 – 7:35                Welcome message from Club President

7:35 – 7:45                CAPA Rep : Michiko Nishijima

7:45 – 8:00                Break  

8:00 – 8:15                 LEARNING SERIES - Travel Photography – André LeBLanc

8:15 - 8:30                  LEARNING SERIES  - Mathieu Chiasson Long Exposures 2 minutes ++

8:30– 9:00                 INTERNAL SPEAKER - Stella d’Entremont – The “language”  of Photography

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                 Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:15                  Welcome message from Club President

7:15 – 7:30                   VIDEO (15 min) Contest # 1

7:30– 7:45                   LEARNING SERIES - Wildlife 1 – Guy Brun

7:45 – 8:00                  Break

8:00 – 8:30                  Jacinthe LeBlanc - The Ins and Outs of Sports Photography

8:30 - 9:00                   Paula Lirette - Professional Photographer

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Treasure Hunt Shediac

Join us for a fun activity as we search for the treasures of the town of Shediac. A series of clues will lead you through the town where you will capture each “treasure” for a chance to win the “pot of gold”.
 

Rain date: October 27.
 

More information

Sunday, October 27th, 2019

Beginner Photography Field Trip – Shutter Speed / Aperture / ISO

Date:  Saturday, October 27th, 2019 

Time: 10:00 – 12:00 ( Lunch to follow at Pumphouse )

Location : Meet at the parking lot next to the Press Club Moncton

This is a HANDS ON outing, through specific exercises and challenges, members will learn about Shutter Speed and Aperture and ISO and put to practice the material learned in the off week sessions with Mathieu Chiasson.

Advanced photographers will be available to guide the beginner photographers and answer their questions.

Register Online using the contact us page of our website – please make sure to let us know if you are going to join the group for lunch so we include you in the reservation.

Please make sure to bring your camera manual.

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #2 "Open" (CAPA Nov30)

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Overexposed Blurred Photography Workshop

Hands on Workshop: Learn how to create blurred overexposed images using your DSLR cameras.  In the workshop you will learn about subject placement, creating movement, background, and creating blur. 

Ideally members should have a polarizer and or ND filters available.

Examples : https://jacintheleblanc.com/overexposed

Cost : Free

Date : November 2rd, 2019

Time : 1:00PM-3:00 PM

Location: City hall Moncton

Workshop Leader: Jacinthe LeBlanc

Register online on our website the Contact Us Page – please indicate your name and  the workshop in the message box

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                 Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:10                  Welcome message from Club President

7:10 – 7:25                  VIDEO Contest # 2

7:25 – 7:45                  IVAN'S – What’s New in Camera Gear

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 9:00                 EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER - John Chardine (Bird Photography)

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Christmas Scavenger Hunt

The Annual Christmas Scavenger Hunt will be held this year in Downtown Moncton on Saturday November 23rd starting at 9:30 followed by lunch at a local restaurant.

Clues for the event

Upload pictures here

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #3 "Creative" (CAPA Jan30) [Abstract/Altered Reality/Creative

*** RESCHEDULED IN THE NEW YEAR ***

OFF WEEK

  • 7:00-8:00 - Computer Skills - perfect for Beginners with Don Lewis

  • Anyone wishing to be more geeky. Computer Night For Photographers. So, As a photographer in our time, we need computers. We do post, we show off, even apply for competitions. Pushing into the professional, we need to manage our photos. This Evening, will talk about computer basics, and some intermediate techniques about computers. This will talk about, Computer hardware, just simply, understanding what your talking about, and what it means to photographers. Windows, organizing files and folders. Changing names. Making folders, what the heck is a short cut. And the difference in between. “ WT (heck) “ is the cloud? 500 px, FLICKR, facebook, Instagram, viewbug, gurushots, woa! Emailing – signs of a scam (its important)

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Magnetic Hill Zoo Wild Lights

Join us for a visit to the Magnetic Hill Zoo for this year’s Wild Lights. The zoo will be decked out with thousands of festive lights over its 40 acres. This year, the spotlight is on the wolves. 

 

MEETING POINT AT MAIN ENTRANCE AT 4:45

Zoo is opened from 5:00 to 8:30

Cost: Entrance fee to the zoo: $10

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

OFF WEEK

  • 7:00-8:00 - Guest Speaker - Dan McDonald - "Composition in Photography"

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Christmas Party

Hohoho! It's time to celebrate!

Join us at the Curl Moncton, Wedgewood Hall, 80 Lockhart Ave, Moncton

for a Turkey dinner. 

Registration:

At the FCC meeting on Nov. 21st. or on the FCC website before December 2nd.

More details

Sunday , December 15th, 2019

DEADLINES

Deadline Ken Dunphy Award (Landscape)

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:15                  Welcome message from Club President

7:15 – 7:30                  VIDEO Contest # 3

7:30 – 7:45                  LEARNING SERIES - Tilt Shift - Ira Crummey

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 9:00                  EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER - Andre Audet – Nature Photography

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:15                   Welcome message from Club President

7:15  – 7:30                  THE WHY SERIES - Prime Lenses - Mathieu Chiasson

7:30 – 7:45                   Learning series : André LeBlanc - Components of a good photograph

7:45 – 8:00                   Break  

8:00 – 8:30                  INTERNAL SPEAKER - Jacinthe LeBlanc – Waterdroplets and Miniatures

8:30 – 9:00                  INTERNAL SPEAKER - Tracy Munson - Infrared Photography

Wednesday , January 15th, 2020

DEADLINES

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #4  "Zen" 

Deadline Photos for View

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Hands On Workshop Miniature HO People Photography

3 Hour workshop

When: Saturday January 25th, 2020 from 12:30-3:30 pm

Location: Ivan's Camera, upstair

Cost: 30$

Register here

 

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:15                   Welcome message from Club President

7:15  – 7:30                  THE WHY SERIES - Prime Lenses - Mathieu Chiasson

7:30 – 7:45                   Learning series : André LeBlanc - Components of a good photograph

7:45 – 8:00                   Break  

8:00 – 8:30                  INTERNAL SPEAKER - Jacinthe LeBlanc – Waterdroplets and Miniatures

8:30 – 9:00                  INTERNAL SPEAKER - Tracy Munson - Infrared Photography

Wednesday , January 15th, 2020

DEADLINES

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #4  "Zen" 

Deadline Photos for View

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Hands On Workshop Miniature HO People Photography

3 Hour workshop

When: Saturday January 25th, 2020 from 12:30-3:30 pm

Location: Ivan's Camera, upstair

Cost: 30$

Register here

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:15                  Welcome message from Club President

7:15 – 7:30                  VIDEO - Contest # 4

7:30 – 7:45                 COMPOSITION SERIES - Drawing the eye - Stephan Reebs

7:45 – 8:00                 Break  

8:00 – 8:15                  LEARNING SERIES - Wildlife #2 – Guy Brun

8:15 - 8:30                   Shilouettes - Robert LeBlanc

8:30 – 9:00                 INTERNAL SPEAKER 7 - Light Painting Don Lewis

Saturday , February 15th, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Print Expo 2

Deadline Brian Townsend Award (Emotional)

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

8:00 – 9:00                  EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER (RAIN DATE ONLY) Kas Stone (snow date) (Landscape Photographer)

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 6:50                  Meet and Greet

6:50 – 7:00                  Welcome message from Club President

7:00 - 7:05                   VIDEO - Photos for view

7:05 – 7:20                  LEARNING SERIES - TBD

7:20 - 8:00                   EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER - Kas Stone (Landscape Photographer)

8:00 - 8:15                    Break  

8:15 – 9:00                   EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER - Kas Stone (Landscape Photographer)

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Image Critique Workshop, With Kas Stone

Full day event with Kas Stone

When: Friday February 14th, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm

Location: Ivan's Camera, upstair

Cost: 50$

Event is full

 

Thursday, Febuary 20th, 2020

A workshop series on “Photo Expressions” 2020

*** if not rain date for Kas Stone***

if so sessions will be pushed back one week
A series in three parts, each 1.50 hrs. in duration.  Three evenings. February 6th, 20th, and March 5th.

This workshop is based on what we see and feel about the photographs we make.  We will look into our psychological as well as our physical and emotional response to the images we make.

What prompted us to make the image in the first place.  Your personal response, taking an internal look at our personnel reasons for creating a photograph.

$40.00 for all 3 sessions

More details

 

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Image Critique Workshop, With Kas Stone

Full day event with Kas Stone

When: Saturday February 15th, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm

Location: Ivan's Camera, upstair

Cost: 50$

Event is full

 

Sunday , March 15th, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Photos for View #3

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                 Meet and Greet

6:30 – 7:15                  PRINT EXPO

7:15 – 7:30                   Welcome message from Club President

7:30 – 7:40                  10 MIN OF FAME - Renée Turcotte - Ireland

7:40 – 7:50                  10 minutes of Fame : Alex Vye "All who wander are not lost - a photographic journey through the trails of New Brunswick"

7:50 – 8:05                  Break  

8:05 – 8:15                  10 MIN OF FAME - Kevin Balmer

8:15 – 8:25                  10 MIN OF FAME - Stephan Reebs - Paris

8:25 – 8:35                  10 MIN OF FAME - Cecile Capson 

8:35 – 8:45                  10 MIN OF FAME - Alphie Millican

8:45 – 9:00                  10 MIN OF FAME - Gary Capson

Thursday, April 2th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

5 min                 Quarantine project - Jocelyne Gagnon

15 min                Photos for view - Daniel Beaudry

15 min                Macro Photography - Jason Bowie

15 min                Metering Modes - Ira Crummey

15 min                Capturing The Moments - André LeBlanc

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

5 min                 Quarantine project - Jocelyne Gagnon

15 min                LEARNING SERIES TIME LAPSE - Mathieu Chiasson

15 min                LEARNING SERIES - HDR - Tracy Munson

30 min               INTERNAL SPEAKER - Claire LeBlanc - Babies

Wednesday , April 15th, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Freeman Patterson Award  (Fine Arts Photography)

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

5 min                Quarantine project - Jocelyne Gagnon

5 min                Quarantine project 2 - Bernice McGraw-LeBlanc

15 min               LEARNING SERIES - Bokeh - Jason Bowie

15 min               LEARNING SERIES - Wildlife 3  - Guy Brun

30 min              Renée Turcotte - Ireland

Thursday, April 30th, 2002

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #8 "Brown Tones"

Thursday, April 23nd, 2020

CLUB MEETING

60 min                   External Guest Speaker - Denis Duquette - Fashion Photography

                               https://www.denisduquette.ca/

Monday , April 20th, 2020

DEADLINE

CAPA Atlantic Zone Competition 2020 (Pilot Project)

Submission: 1 or 2 images per member sent to atlantic@capacanada.ca with the
title of your email as “CAPA Atlantic Competition Submission”.

Details to follow

Thursday, April 30th, 2002

CLUB MEETING

15 min                    Video Contest #7 - Interesting Poeple

15 min                    LEARNING SERIES - Mirroless Camera Q & A - Ira Crummey

15 min                    LEARNING SERIES - Lightroom Tips - André Audet 

15 min                    LEARNING SERIES - Meteora Greece - Jacques LeBlanc

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

CLUB MEETING

30 min                         INTERNAL SPEAKER - Lawrence Nicoll – Panoramas

15 min                          VIDEO - Contest # 8 - Brown Tones

15 min                          THE WHY SERIES - TBD - Mathieu Chiasson

Friday , May15th, 2020

DEADLINES

Deadline Photos for View

Thursday, May14th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

60 min               EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER 8 - Frédéric Gayer - Fine Arts Photography

                           http://www.fredericgayer.net/ 

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

60 min                         External Speaker - Marianna Armata

                                     https://www.passionatephotos.net/

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