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    Oakville Camera Club Annual General Meeting

    The  2018 Annual General Meeting 

    Agenda includes 

    Voting in the OCC Executive Board 

    The financial update from the treasurer 

    Reports from the directors responsible for Membership, Website, Challenges, Mentors, Workshops, and Programming. 

     
    24th Sep, 2018
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    Ultraviolet and Astrophotography with Don Komarechka

    The Oakville Camera Club welcomes back Outdoor Photography Canada Columnist and Photo Educator Don Komarechka for two talks on ultraviolet and astrophotography in one evening.  

    Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10
    10th Sep, 2018
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  • Bill Smith will be attending Travel with Mark Wolfson
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  • Bill Smith updated the cover picture of the event Niagara Falls Festival of Lights Outing
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  • Bill Smith created a new event

    Niagara Falls Festival of Lights Outing

     

    Due to the Environment Canada Special Weather Statement, the outing has been pushed back a week to January 20.

    When:  Saturday, January 20, 2018

    Where: Meet at Niagara Falls Parking Lot by 7:00 pm or at the QE Park by 6:00 pm to carpool.

    Cost:  Approx $20 + HST for parking, optional $5 per ...

     

    Due to the Environment Canada Special Weather Statement, the outing has been pushed back a week to January 20.

    When:  Saturday, January 20, 2018

    Where: Meet at Niagara Falls Parking Lot by 7:00 pm or at the QE Park by 6:00 pm to carpool.

    Cost:  Approx $20 + HST for parking, optional $5 per vehicle donation, collected at Dufferin Islands exit if you drive through.

    Directions:  Take 403/QEW to Niagara Falls. Parking Lot address is 6635 Niagara Parkway

    About 60 minutes drive time from Oakville.

    What to bring:

    • Dress warmly in layers for cold and snowy weather, gloves, hats, boots, scarf, etc.
    • Tripod, fast wide, normal and telephoto lenses.
    • Water, snacks, hand warmers.
    • A flashlight to help setup in the dark.
    For the map, please visit the album on the side of the event page. 
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    20th Jan, 2018
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    Capturing the Fascinating Unseen World All Around Us


    Join the OCC as we welcome Club and Board member Jared Fein and his presentation on photomicroscopy.

    There is so much in our immediate world that our eyes cannot see, but which can be revealed  and captured through photomicroscopy.  

    By mounting a camera on a microscope, this amazing unseen w...

    Join the OCC as we welcome Club and Board member Jared Fein and his presentation on photomicroscopy.

    There is so much in our immediate world that our eyes cannot see, but which can be revealed  and captured through photomicroscopy.  

    By mounting a camera on a microscope, this amazing unseen world can provide countless opportunities to capture stunning images of things we mortals could otherwise not imagine.  

    Tonight’s presentation will provide an introduction and overview of this area of photography, in which Jared will share a number of his images ranging from living microorganisms to other interesting everyday objects, then will dazzle you all with some of the best award winning photomicrographs from Nikon’s annual Small World photography competition.

    Guests are always welcome - guest fee is $10

     

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    28th May, 2018
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    Nature and Wildlife Photography with Helen Grose

    The Oakville Camera Club is pleased to welcome back Helen Grose, who was a longtime Oakville resident and former member of the OCC, to talk about nature and wildlife photography.
    23rd Apr, 2018
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    Portrait Photography with Navy Nhum

    We're very pleased to welcome Navy Nhum to present on Portrait Photography

    In her words:

    About

    Not everyone gets my name right on the first attempt but it always makes me smile watching people try. Just in case you were wondering, it’s pronounced Na-vee Newm :)

    My goals are simple, capture t...

    We're very pleased to welcome Navy Nhum to present on Portrait Photography

    In her words:

    About

    Not everyone gets my name right on the first attempt but it always makes me smile watching people try. Just in case you were wondering, it’s pronounced Na-vee Newm :)

    My goals are simple, capture those real moments, the raw energy and most importantly, the story. To me, these are what make an image mean something and preserve more than just a moment in time. I’m not going to tell you how much I love photography or show a picture of me posing and smiling with a camera because well, no one wants to see another one of those. All I’ll say is that I love travelling, using the right side of my brain, and creativity is what keeps me sane. I also love the Rubik’s cube and really wouldn’t mind spending an afternoon just hanging out by the ocean solving it.

    http://www.navynhum.com/

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    5th Mar, 2018
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    People, Architecture, Travel and building a Photography Business with Larry Nicols

    The Oakville Camera Club Welcomes Larry Nicols to talk about people, architecture and travel photography and building a business around that.

    In his own words:

    Photography for me is all about the aesthetic. I like to create beautiful images. And I find beauty everywhere, especially in the impri...

    The Oakville Camera Club Welcomes Larry Nicols to talk about people, architecture and travel photography and building a business around that.

    In his own words:

    Photography for me is all about the aesthetic. I like to create beautiful images. And I find beauty everywhere, especially in the imprint of life on people’s faces and on the landscape. I tell stories through my pictures. I especially love the nuances of black and white imagery. So much narrative is told in the gray areas.

    My commercial work is clean and precise, like plain language. My artistic work is personal, whimsical and subtle. It makes space for the viewer to find subtext and meaning in ways that move and engage. That’s the real power of photography.

    I have solid classical technique. I started taking pictures on a Kodak Brownie when I was eleven. I got my hands wet pulling light-sensitive paper through a series of chemical baths. The magic of watching an image appear has never failed to amaze me.

    My classical background was a perfect launch pad into the digital age of photography. I not only embraced the technology wholeheartedly but led the charge on it. I find digital photography liberating, crazy creative and perfect for someone like me who seeks and appreciates the beauty in life.

    http://larrynicolsphotography.com/

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    5th Feb, 2018
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    Urban Decay with Mark Wolfson

    Join us Monday January 8 at 7 PM for an engaging topic of photographing urban decay with retired Henry's VP Mark Wolfson.

    8th Jan, 2018
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    Christie Lake Conservation Area Fall Colours Outing

    When: Saturday, October 14th, 2017

    Meet at Christie Lake parking lot by 9 AM or at the QE Park by 8:00 am to carpool

    Cost: $10 for driver and vehicle, $5 each passenger,

    collected at front entrance gate

    Directions: Take Hwy 403 west to Hwy 6 north to

    Hwy 5 (Dunda...

    When: Saturday, October 14th, 2017

    Meet at Christie Lake parking lot by 9 AM or at the QE Park by 8:00 am to carpool

    Cost: $10 for driver and vehicle, $5 each passenger,

    collected at front entrance gate

    Directions: Take Hwy 403 west to Hwy 6 north to

    Hwy 5 (Dundas) west. Address is 1000 Dundas St. W.,

    Dundas, ON. About 30 minutes drive time.

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    14th Oct, 2017
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    15 Minutes of Photography Heaven 2017 Edition

    Five speakers from the OCC, a powerpoint or keynote presentation, a microphone and 15 minutes, back for 2017.

    Been somewhere interesting and want to share? Stay tuned for the call for speakers email.

    Bill Smith, The Beaches Toronto

    Eckhardt Kriel, Corning NY and the Museum...

    Five speakers from the OCC, a powerpoint or keynote presentation, a microphone and 15 minutes, back for 2017.

    Been somewhere interesting and want to share? Stay tuned for the call for speakers email.

    Bill Smith, The Beaches Toronto

    Eckhardt Kriel, Corning NY and the Museum of Glass.

    Roger Passmore, Hiking in the Rockies.

    Wojtek Ziobicki, Newfoundland

    Jared Fein: The Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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    20th Nov, 2017
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