October 29: SHOWCASE “Waterfalls”

Wells Gray-6074VR Helmcken Falls“Waterfalls” is the theme for October 2014’s SHOWCASE of KPAC members’ digital images.  Presentation happens at Henry Grube Education Centre, 245 Kitchener Crescent, Kamloops,  7-9 PM.   SHOWCASE is a fun night to check out the Club, viewing members photographic talents and always interesting interpretation of the theme.

Visitors are welcome.  November 26th theme is another cryptic challenge ‘Rocks’.

Tales from Turkey – Images & Impressions

October 22, 2014. at TRU, Old Main, Room 2651. 

Hear Valerie and Carol, share their travel experience in Turkey.

Bird House-TurkeyIn April 2014 Carol Brown (Ottawa) and Valerie Rampone (Kamloops) were part of a jam packed two week Photo Tour that saw 10 Canadians shooting sunrise in Istanbul and atop Nemrut Dag, squeezing through hand carved passages into the underground city at Derinkuyu and floating above the ‘Fairy Chimneys’ via balloon in Cappadocia.

Tonight Carol shares a slide show she presented to her home Club in Ottawa and Valerie has put together ‘on the ground’ images not seen in tourist brochures.

October 8: Lessons in shooting waterfalls with Dave & Frank

Dave's waterfalls-small


September 14, 2014; 150 km on gravel road, a 10 km quad ride, a 2 km hike . . . and getting lost four times . We finally arrived at Red Deer Falls. It is now noon. The Sun is shining directly into my camera lens giving me nothing but sun flares. There’s a little island in the middle of the river that is shaded. That’s where I need to be. Water looks deep and cold. No spare shoes or clothing. It’s going to be a cold trip home. Welcome to Waterfall Photography.
Dave Bennewith

Learn from Dave, what it takes and how to capture those amazing waterfall images. Hear Frank Dwyer’s tales of chasing waterfall images along the Ice-field Parkway to Jasper & Prince George. October 8th, 2014 @ Henry Grube, Room 1B. 7-9 PM

Instagram – October 1st, 2014 @ Henry Grube Rm. 1B

InstagramThe first KPAC  Wednesday meeting of October will include a presentation by Brock Nanson on Instagram, cell phone photography and editing.

Instagram is a social media platform, exclusively for the use of mobile devices, designed to allow the sharing of images on an ‘instant’ basis.  As mobile technology has improved and matured, the quality of cell phone cameras has also improved and on-device editing software has become commonplace.  Instagram brings an audience into the equation, allowing images to be uploaded and shared instantly with the rest of the connected world.

In addition to plenty of before/after examples, the presentation will touch on the Instagram platform and Continue reading


VR_3332 Editing 4 Culture DaysDIGITAL DARKROOM DEMOS @ Exposure with KPAC
Fri. September 26, 2014, 7-9 PM & Sat. September 27 2-4 PM
Exposure Gallery: 351 Victoria St.
(Secret location next to the Lingerie Shop)

Come see the magic that can happen in the ‘Digital Darkroom’. Members of the Kamloops Photo Arts Club have teamed up with the staff at Exposure Photo Gallery to give you an inside look at the amazing transformation, awesome enhancements and total artistic license possible in this age of cyber dodge and burn tools. See live Demos on a tethered screen.
Two Sessions: Fri. Sept. 26 7-9 PM
Sat. Sept 27 2-4 PM
*Note: Exposure closes for lunch between 1&2 PM Continue reading