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.

February 11/15: “EXPLORING MY PROVINCE!” a CAPA Competition Selection

Sheridan Lake
Sheridan Lake

Yes, it is a busy time in the photographic world; another Submission deadline hot on the heels of Wild & Wet. Being a holiday weekend perhaps you have time to play and find images that showcase our beautiful corner of the World. The shots can be taken anywhere in BC. Note smaller size (see below) Also, we are in Room 6 at Henry Grube on the 11th  . It is at the north end of the building.

Feb. 11/15 - Selection night for CAPA Expo 2015 competition ‘Exploring My Province’. The 5 images chosen to represent KPAC will be juried by 5 different Clubs. Club standing will be determined by an aggregate of the five scores. The digital entries are to be sized a max of 1024 pixels wide by 768 high. The organizers are looking for creative interpretations of ‘Exploring My Province’. Submit your max of 2 images by Mon. Feb. 9/15 midnight.

February 4/15 -The Challenge of Sports Photography

KPAC-RN-Skater-Tonight we’ll be learning about shooting sport events and the challenges it presents.  Jamie ALLEN & George WYCHERLEY will be presenting their tips and tricks of sports photography. Everything from dust & noise to low light and fast action. Members will find the shared experience of these seasoned pros very helpful during the up-coming 2015 Special Olympics BC Winter Games: Feb 19-21. Volunteers – Photographers & Others are much needed. Register at  Thanks!