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, November 7th, 2019

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                Meet and Greet

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

7:15 – 7:30                  LEARNING SERIES - Kaleidoscope Photography – Jacinthe Leblanc

7:30 - 8:45                  LEARNING SERIES - Miniatures Ira Crummey

7:45 - 8:00                  Don Lewis

8:00 – 8:15                  Break  

8:15 – 8:30                  VIDEO (15 min) Photo for View 1

8:30 – 9:00                 INTERNAL SPEAKER - Robert Leblanc  Creative Photography

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER - FREEMAN PATTERSON

Focus Camera Club presents : Freeman Patterson

 

Wesleyan Celebration Center

Doors Open at 6:00 PM

Event 7:00-9:00 PM

$15.00 Focus Camera Club Member & guest (available at meetings)

$25.00 For non-members (available at Event Bright)

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.

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Thursday, November 28th, 2019

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)

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

DEADLINE

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

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

OFF WEEK

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

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

Sunday , December 15th, 2019

DEADLINES

Deadline Ken Dunphy Award (Landscape)

Wednesday , January 15th, 2020

DEADLINES

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #4  "Zen" 

Deadline Photos for View

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                  Photography Jeopardy - Paula Lirette

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 8:30                  INTERNAL SPEAKER - Claire LeBlanc – Newborn

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

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                   LEARNING SERIES 7 - Bokeh – Jason Bowie

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

Friday, January 31st, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #5 "Diagonals/Leading Lines" 

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 7:30                    VIDEO - Photos for view

7:30 – 7:45                  LEARNING SERIES - Macro – Jason Bowie

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

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

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 27th, 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 # 5

7:30 – 7:45                  LEARNING SERIES - Travel Photography – André LeBLanc

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 9:00                  EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER - Sally Melanson – Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep        International Charity who’s photographers take memorial portraits of families in hospital after their babies die during or before birth.  

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club  Contest #6 "Anything Vintage"

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 – 7:45                  10 MIN OF FAME - Renée Turcotte - Ireland

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 8:12                  10 MIN OF FAME - Paul Landry

8:12 – 8:24                  10 MIN OF FAME - Stephan Reebs - Paris

8:24 – 8:36                  10 MIN OF FAME

8:36 – 8:48                  10 MIN OF FAME

8:48 – 9:00                  10 MIN OF FAME

Sunday , March 15th, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Photos for View #3

Thursday, March 26th, 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 # 6

7:30 – 7:45                  Photography Jeopardy - Paula Lirette

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 9:00                  EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER - Sylvie Mazerolle

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #7 "Interesting People"

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                  Meet and Greet

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

7:15 – 7:30                  PHOTO FOR VIEW

7:30 – 7:45                  THE WHY SERIES - Subject TBD-  Mathieu Chiasson

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 8:15                  LEARNING SERIES - HDR – Tracy Munson

8:15 – 8:30                  LEARNING SERIES - Wildlife 3 - Guy Brun

8:30 – 9:00                 INTERNAL SPEAKER - Jacinthe Leblanc – Water Droplet

Wednesday , April 15th, 2020

DEADLINE

Deadline Freeman Patterson Award  (Fine Arts Photography)

Thursday, April 23nd, 2002

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 # 7

7:30 – 7:45                  COMPOSITION SERIES - Patterns - Stephan Reebs

7:45 – 8:00                  Break  

8:00 – 9:00                 Remi Poirier - A track Media - DSLR & videos

Thursday, April 30th, 2002

DEADLINE

Deadline Focus Camera Club Contest #8 "Brown Tones"

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                 Meet and Greet

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

7:15 – 7:45                   LEARNING SERIES - Silhouettes - Robert LeBLanc

7:45 – 8:00                 Break  

8:00 – 9:00                EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER 8 - Frédéric Gayer - Fine Arts Photography

Friday , May15th, 2020

DEADLINES

Deadline Photos for View

Thursday, May 21st, 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 # 8

7:30 – 7:45                  LEARNING SERIES - Time Lapse Video Mathieu Chiasson

7:45 – 8:00                 Break  

8:00 – 8:30                 INTERNAL SPEAKER - Lawrence Nicoll – Panoramas

8:30 – 9:00                 INTERNAL SPEAKER - Ceci Snow – How to Photograph Horses  

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

6:30 – 7:00                Meet and Greet

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

7:15 – 7:30                  PHOTO FOR VIEW

7:30 – 7:45                 Photography Jeopardy - Paula Lirette

7:45 – 8:00                 Break  

8:00 – 9:00                 EXTERNAL GUEST SPEAKER 9 TBD

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

CLUB MEETING

​6:30 – 7:00                Meet and Greet

7:00 – 7:45                AGM

7:45 – 8:00                Break

8:00 – 9:00                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

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. 

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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

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Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Christmas Party

More details to follow

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.

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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.
 

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