After the intensity of our March photography activities – Kamloops Camera House’ Barry Prost’s talk on Early 1900’s camera technology;  the weekend Lightroom Workshop with Michael Breakey;  the selected images for the ‘WILD & WET’ Exhibit being printed and framed;  the show being hung at the Old Courthouse (it was a great day for a hanging!);  the Opening Reception for ‘WILD & WET’ and the continuing hosting of the show during the School Spring Break – KPAC returns to its regular Wednesday night meetings for April (7 PM @ Henry Grube Education Centre). Stay tuned for program details.

May 9th KPAC members present their annual one-day intensive course ‘Intro to Digital SLR Cameras’ at the Old Yacht Club. Course #234232 Register through Kamloops Parks and Recreation 250-828-3500. Fee $80

The Fathers’ Day weekend in June KPAC wraps up their photo year with a ‘Weekend Away’ exploring photo op’s in Revelstoke.

Wet & Wild Gallery show information

Exhibition and Sale – March 12 – April 1, 2015.

Wild and Wet is a juried exhibit of photo images taken within British Columbia by members of the Kamloops Photo Arts Club. Wild and Wet will display the impact of water on the environment and residents of this region.
Kamloops Art Council Old Courthouse Gallery at 7 West Seymour Street, Kamloops BC

Download a poster: KPAC Poster Wild & Wet

REMINDER: KPAC Meets Thursday, March 5th this week

KPAC is taking advantage of a special talk on ‘Historical’ photography  being given at the Kamloops Museum and Archives this Thursday evening so will not meet on Wed. March 4th.

We’ve come a long way from glass plates to RAW capture. Come hear what photographers like Mary Spencer and before her Benjamin Baltzly (1835-1883) had to do to capture their iconic images. Barry Prost of Kamloops Camera House, will have examples of early cameras and gear to illustrate his talk on ‘Historical’ photography. Time: 7PM Mar. 5/15 at Kamloops Museum and Archives, 207 Seymour St. Kamloops. This is an opportunity not to be missed. Please Register as space is limited (Only 35 spots).

Course# 239982  Phone Parks and Rec: 250-828-3500 to register. See listing below for more information.


Showcase for Feb 25, 2015: Tracks


This month’s showcase theme is “Tracks”. Whether your tracks are on railway ties, sand, mud or snow be sure to send along your images.

Members! Remember; name first; number sequence next; followed by a title and sized to a max of 1400 pixels wide by a max of 1050 high.  Submit your 4 images to photosatkpac-ca no later than Midnight Monday before showcase.

Thursday, March 5 – Mary Spencer, Photographer – Barry Prost presentation on photo equipment of the 1900s

Mary Spencer
Mary Spencer

In conjunction with the Photographer Mary Spencer (1857 – 1938)  Exhibit at the Kamloops Museum & Archives, Barry Prost of the Kamloops Camera House will talk and show examples of cameras & equipment similar to what Spencer may have used to capture the iconic photo of train robber Bill Miner.B Miner-748

KPAC’s regular Wed. meeting has been moved to tonight to take advantage of this talk. Meet at the Museum @ Seymour St. & 2nd Ave. at 6:45-7:00 pm.

Space is limited so pre-registration with the city is required. Phone (250) 828-3500. The “course” number is 239982. The phone line is open M-F 05:30-22:00, 06:30-21:00 on the weekends.

Feb 18 /Matting & Framing demo, with Jonathan Pallett of Access Picture Framing

We were framed!
We were framed!








Jonathan Pallett of Access Picture Framing will be discussing and demonstrating matting and framing. As part of the demo he will be using several images submitted for the up-coming Wild & Wet exhibition  AND the final selections for the Wild & Wet exhibit will be announced.

See you Wednesday night, February 18, 7 pm at the Henry Grube Education Centre.