CALENDAR 2021-2022

*** 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, June 9th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker : David Champagne Art Project 

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 7:45    AGM

7:45 - 8:30   Competitions & Awards winners

  • Open contest photos & results

  • Brian Townsend Award (10 min)

  • Ken Dunphy Award (10 min)

  • Freeman Patterson Award (1 0 min)

  • Focus Camera Club Award (30 min

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Thursday, June 10th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:15     Guest Speaker : Dan MacDonald - Digital Asset Management for Photographers

The presentation will be an introduction to photo back-up strategies, which is one of the most important parts of Digital Asset Management. It will demonstrate how to properly archive and future-proof your photo library. It will also discuss some of the available software tools that can help to make the process simpler and more efficient. If time permits, there will also be a discussion of creating logical and consistent folder structures to organize your images and help to make them easier to find.

Saturday August 7th, 2021

Focus Camera Club Outing

Barrel Racing, Pole Bending & Reining - See Events 2021-2022

Saturday August 14th, 2021

Focus Camera Club Outing

Johnson's Mills - Sandpipers - See Events 2021-2022

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Focus Camera Club Outing

Flower Photograph - See Events 2021-2022

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Focus Camera Club Outing

Flower Photograph - Online Learning

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

7:00 - 7:15    AGA

7:15 - 8:15     Awards Presentations 

 

Sunday, July 11th, 2021

Club Outing 

Shamper's Bluff, Freeman Patterson property

More details on the Events page

Event leader Stella d'Entremont

 

Sunday, July 25th, 2021 (changed, was supposed to be on the 18th)

Club Outing

Flower photography at Mona Savoie garden

More details on the Events page

Event leader Jacinthe LeBlanc

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Club Outing

Shamper's Bluff, Freeman Patterson property

More details on the Events page

Event leader Stella d'Entremont

 

Saturday  September 4th, 2021 - CANCELLED

Focus Camera Club Outing

Elsipogtog Pow Wow -  See Events 2022

 

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 

Focus Camera Club Outing

Sunset at the Beach - See Events 2021-2022

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30   

Sunday  September 12th, 2021

Focus Camera Club Outing

Photography The Game - Part 1-2 Challenges See Events 2022

Robinson court - 1 pm 

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker: Mark Hemmings - Cell Phone Photography See Guests Speakers

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

OFF WEEK EDUCATION

Photography Fundamentals

Time: 7:00

Location: Zoom

Friday, October 1st, 2021

NEW DEADLINE SUNSET CONTEST 

October 1st at midnight

Saturday, October 2nd, 2021

CLUB OUTING

Photography The Game - Part 3-4 Challenges See Events 2022

Centennial Park - 1 pm 

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker: Arielle DeMarchand  - Remote-Camera Trap See Guests Speakers

8:30 to 8:45 Composition series review - Jocelyne Gagnon 

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

OFF WEEK EDUCATION

Exposure Fundamentals

Get away form auto and learn to shoot manual. We'll cover shutter speed, aperture and ISO.  Participants will get a copy of the presentation notes for future reference.  Note: have you camera with you to experiment as we go through the different techniques.  All off-week sessions ends with an open Q&A to answers any questions you may have.

Time 7:00

Location : Zoom

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Deadline Photo for view

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 7:45    Miniature Photography - Jacinthe LeBlanc

7:45 - 8:15    Post processing Demo with Adobe Lightroom - André LeBlanc

8:15 - 8:20    Photo for view

8:20 - 8:30.  Sunset Contest photos & Results

Sunday, October 31st, 2021

Deadline Contest: Lines & Curves

Thursday, November 4th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:15    Guest Speaker : Serge V. Richard See Guests Speakers

8:15 - 8:30   Competition Photos and Results - Sunset

Sunday, November 7th, 2021 

New date 

CLUB FIELD TRIP

Beginner Photography field trip with Mathieu & Jacinthe See Events 2022

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

Cost: free

Location: Meet at the Moncton City Hall

You need to be Covid-19double vaccinated and will need to bring proof of it and an ID.

Friday, November 10th, 2021

Deadline Photo for view

Canceled - Thursday, November 11th, 2021

 OFF WEEK LEARNING SESSION

To be determined

Time: 7 pm

Location: Zoom

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 7:20.   Photo for view

7:20 - 8:20   Members night:

 - Andrea Milburn: Wildlife Photography

 - Tracy Munson: Composition

8:20 - 8:30   Know this series: 

 - Jocelyne Gagnon: Book   

8:30 - 8:40   Contest results Line and Curves 

Thursday, November 25th, 2021

OFF WEEK LEARNING SESSION

Post-Processing Fundamentals - Mathieu Chiasson

Learn the basic techniques and tools of post-processing. What to look for and improve in your images when post-processing.  (Will be using Lightroom to demonstrate but all techniques shown are also applicable in other post-processing softwares)

Open Q&A after the session.

Time: 7 pm

Location: Zoom

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

DEADLINE CONTEST: Creative Composition 

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker: Danica Sherry - Fine Art Photography 

 

POSTPONED NEW DATE Saturday, December 4th, 2021

CLUB OUTINING

XMAS Scavenger Hunt with a twist

Details on Events page

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

OFF WEEK LEARNING SESSION

Flash Photography 101 - Mathieu Chiasson
How to use a camera flash. How flashes affect your images. Basic flash techniques.

Q&A.
 

Friday, December 10th, 2021

Deadline Photo for view

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

XMAS VIRTUAL PARTY/FÊTE DE NOËL VIRTUELLE See Events 2022

Location: Zoom

7:00

Cancelled due to COVID-19

CLUB OUTING

Christmas light at the Zoo

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:10 - 7:15     Photo for view

7:15 - 7:35    Members night :

  • Lawrence Nicoll:  Creating a moon composite image

  • Jan van't Veld: Macro Photography

Jocelyne Gagnon - Historical photographer

Competition Photos and Results

Know this series

  • Andréa: book

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:10 - 7:15     Photo for view

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker : Kelly Lawson

8:30 - 8:45   Competition Photos and Result - Creative Composition

Friday, January 7th, 2022

DEADLINE CONTEST: Sweet Tooth

Thursday, January 13th, 2021

OFF WEEK LEARNING SESSION

Post-Processing Techniques - Mathieu Chiasson
A deeper dive into the various tools and techniques to adjust your images. Curves, Levels, color correction, local adjustments and more. Open Q&A after the session. (Will be using Lightroom to demonstrate but all techniques shown are also applicable in other post-processing softwares)

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

DEADLINE Photo for view 

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

7:00 - 7:05   Welcome message from Club President

7:05 - 7:10    Photo for View

7:10 - 7:15     Isabelle Levesque

7:15 - 7:45   Ceci Snow - Sports Photography

7:45 - 8:15   Joel Culligan - Buy lens on a budget

8:15 - 8:30   Jocelyne Gagnon - History photographer

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Off Week Training

Preparing photos for Prints, Contests and Social Media - Mathieu Chiasson

In this session, we'll go over what you need to know to prepare your images for print, contests and social media. From images size, quality and format to other useful considerations when preparing images for print, contests and social media.

Monday, January 31st, 2022

DEADLINE CONTEST: Anything Blue 

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:10 -  7:20   Competition Photos and Result - Sweet Tooth

7:20 - 8:30    Guest Speaker : Corkum Photographics See Guests Speakers

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

DEADLINE Photo for view 

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

Off Week Training

Initiation to Photoshop for photographers - Mathieu Chiasson

Photoshop is powerful and can accomplish almost anything you wish with photos but all that makes it really intimidating and hard to understand. In this short off-week session, I will go through some of the most important and common features photographers need to know in order to make the most out of Photoshop to improve their images.

Thursday, February 17th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

7:00 - 7:05   Welcome message

7:05 - 7:15    Know this series:

 - Renée Turquotte : Book Equestrian Photography Creating Beautiful Image of Horses and Their Humans, by Barbara Bower

 - Renée Turquotte: Photographer Robert Vavra's

7:15 - 8:15    Members night : Ira Crummey - Street Photography

8:15 - 8:45   Mark Hemmings

Thursday, February 24th, 2022

**No Off Week Training**

Monday, February 28th, 2022

DEADLINE CONTEST: My Country

Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15  - 7:30    Competition Photos and Result - Anything Blue 

7:30 - 8:45    Guest Speaker : Dave Skyrie

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Off Week Training - CANCELLED

Monday, March 14th, 2022

DEADLINE Photo for view 

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

DEADLINE My Dozen Photo Project

Similar to last year’s MY 10 project, create a new dozen (12) photos as a project.

Do not share pictures beforehand anywhere. Photos should have a common theme or subject.

Your group of photos can relay a feeling, tell a story or relay a photography technique, etc.

The presentations will be at the March 31 club meeting.

To register or more information, send an email to: tony.holland@rogers.com

***For those who wants somebody else to share your photos on Zoom please DOWNLOAD YOUR PHOTOS HERE***

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:10 - 7:20    Photo for view

7:20 - 7:30   Jocelyne Gagnon - History photographer

7:30 - 8:30.  Drone photography with Norm Thebeau, Andrea Milburn, Venessa Levesque, Gary Capson, Daniel Beaudry and Jacinthe LeBlanc

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

OFF WEEK EDUCATION

Establishing your Workflow

One of the most important things to make photography an enjoyable hobby is to have a solid workflow that is easy and fast for your own needs. In this session I’ll go over my personal workflow from packing my camera bag to finished photos and share different alternatives to help you develop your own workflow.

Thursday, March 31st, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:15    Members night : My Dozen Photo Project

8:15 - 8:30    Competition Photos and Result - My Country

Thursday, March 31st, 2022

DEADLINE CONTEST: Monochrome

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

OFF WEEK EDUCATION

Other photo editing software

There’s many other tools other than Lightroom and Photoshop to process images. In this session I will share some of my favorite programs to edit my images. Capture One, Affinity Photo, Photo Scape, Photo Bulk, On1 Photo Raw and maybe others…

Thursday, April 14th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker : Richard Martin Abstract

Friday, April 15th, 2022

DEADLINE Freeman Patterson Fine Art Photography Award

Friday, April 15th, 2022

DEADLINE Ken Dunphy Landscape Photography Award

Friday, April 15th, 2022

DEADLINE Brian Townsends Award

Monday, April 25th, 2022

DEADLINE Photo for view 

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:10 - 7:40     Members night :​ Stella d'Entremont - Donner une voix aux femmes acadiennes de la génération silencieuse

7:40 - 8:10.    Mark Hemmings Iphone lens

8:10 - 8:20    Jocelyne Gagnon - History photographer 

8:20 - 8:30   Photo for view

8:30 - 8:40  CAPA contest photos & results

Saturday, April 30h, 2022

DEADLINE CAPA CONTEST: Nature 

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:15 - 8:30    Guest Speaker : Stephanie Johnson ICM photography

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

CLUB OUTING

Spring is in the Air (Baker's Dozen) Photo Outing and Challenge

Location: Irishtown Nature Park

Max participant: 20

Time: 10:00-noon

Contact: Jacinthe LeBlanc

More details on the Events page

Thursday, May 26th, 2022

CLUB MEETING

6:30 - 7:00   Meet and Greet

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

7:10  - 7:20    CAPA Nature Contest photos & Results

7:20  - 7:30   Jocelyne Gagnon - History photographer

7:35 - 8:15    Members night : Guy Brun

8:15              Joel Culligan

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

DEADLINE CONTEST: Open 

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022

CLUB OUTING

Twirl My World - Long exposure outing at the local fair

Time:8:30 pm -10:00 pm

Location: Moncton Coliseum Parking Lot

More detail on the Event Page

Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Event leader: Joel Culligan

Dates: June 8th, 11th and 13th

Contact for the event: Jacinthe LeBlanc

More details on the Event page