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 2019/20 PROGRAM

Dates Speaker Presentation Topic
09-Sep-19 Lydia Dotto Antartica Wildlife
07-Oct-19 Dave

Freaktography--Urban Decay Part 2

04-Nov-19 Joseph Leduc Photographing People
02-Dec-19 No guest speaker Christmas Collective Slideshow & Potluck
06-Jan-20 Donna Edmonds Contemplative Photography
03-Feb-20 David Newland Challenges of Photography on an Expedition Ship
02-Mar-20 Wayne Fisher Architecture and Minimalism
06-Apr-20 Douglas Banks Understanding Your Equipment (What not to do)
04-May-20 Ariel Esulin Tibet
01-Jun-20 No guest speaker AGM; Individual Slideshows


Current 2018/19 Program:

Dates Speaker Presentation Topic
10-Sep-18 Robert Fisher      Street Photography
01-Oct-18 Micheal Bons

Bird Photography

05-Nov-18 Dave Freaktography--Urban Decay
03-Dec-18 No guest speaker Christmas Collective Slideshow & Social hour 
07-Jan-19 Navy Nhum Portrait Photography
04-Feb-19 Patrick Chan and Isabelle Crisante Mirrorless Solution (presented by Sony)
04-Mar-19 Bob Skoech Explore the World of Documentary Photography and the Personal Project
01-Apr-19 Philip Sun Work The Light
06-May-19 Ariel Estulin Travels in Nepal: Yaks, Mountains, and Monasteries
03-Jun-19 No guest speaker AGM; Individual Slideshows


Past Programs:

2017 - 2018 Season

2016 - 2017 Season

2015 - 2016 Season

2014 - 2015 Season

2013 - 2014 Season

Date Presenter  
4 November 2013 Jonathan Van Bilsen  
2 December 2013 NPC Christmas Dinner/Slideshow  

January 6 2014

David Newland - Adventure Canada


February 3, 2014

Andrew Collett


March 3, 2014

Presentation by Henry's Camera Store


April 7, 2014

Richard Martin


May 5, 2014

Members' Slideshows


June 9, 2014



September 8, 2014

Brian Hart - Travels with Brian  

October 6, 2014

Mike Gaudaur - African Safari  


2011/2012 Season

Date Presenter Presentation  
September 5, 2011      
October 3, 2011      
November 7, 2010      
December 5, 2010 Members' Slide Show at Annual party at Woodlawn Inn  
January 2, 2012    
February 6, 2012      
March 5, 2012 Presentation by Karen Longwell - Photojournalism and East Africa  
April 2, 2012 Dorette Carter - Photography & Fine Art  
May 7, 2012 Members' Five Minute Slide Shows (3-5 minutes in length)  
June 4, 2012 AGM  

 2010/2011 Season

Date Presenter Presentation Theme Challenges
September 6, 2010 Andreas Gada Astrophotography
Download Overview
October 4, 2010 Elaine & Don Birch Giclee Framing & Nature Images  
November 1, 2010 Lola Reid Allin India - Rajasthan & Utter Pradesh  
December 6, 2010 Members' Slide Show at Annual party at Woodlawn Inn
January 3, 2011 Photographer's Choice Images  
February 7, 2011 Lance Anderson Photojournalism (TBC)  
March 7, 2011 Members' photo essays  
April 4, 2011 Mary Talbot Presents    
May 2, 2011

Members' Five Minute Slide Shows (3-5 minutes in length)

June 6, 2011 AGM, Review of Members' Images + Photographer's Choice  


2009/2010 Season

Date Presentations  
Sept. 08/09 Gordon Smallwood - Nature, Wildlife and Travel Photography  
Oct. 05/09 George Gillespie -Digital Formats  
Nov.02/09 Andrew Collett - re-scheduled  
Dec. 07/09 Christmas Social Woodlawn Inn  
Jan. 04/10 Andrew Collett - Landscape Photography  
Feb. 01/10 Neil Muscutt - Street scenes  
Mar. 01/10 Bev. McConnell Omega Park  
Apr. 05/10 Andrea Gada - Eclipse Chasing – An Excuse To See The World  
May 03/10 Members' Night Members Slide Shows. No Guest Presentation
June 07/10 Pot Luck Social - Seven image photo essays  


2008/2009 Season

Sept 8/08 Josh Hamilton - NPC Member -Presenting your photos Preparing images for club meetings, AVs, etc., using several commonly used programs.

Oct 6

Robert Bailey, instructor of photography, Loyalist College, Belleville.
Camera basics:  advice for purchasing a camera; operating your camera; what to look for when photographing. Arranged at the request of a number of members, this will be helpful for both those new to photography and as a refresher for more experienced photographers.

Robert will be discussing:

  • things to look for when buying a camera,
  • using your camera,
  • things he thinks about when he goes out to photograph.
Bring your camera(s).
Nov 3 Ted Amsden - Remembering the Odd Ball Photographer - a slide show by Ted Amsden about the photography of his father, Ted Amsden. On the road for Kodak, touring parts of Canada and Eastern USA.
Dec 1 Christmas Dinner - an opportunity to socialize with other members.
Jan 5/09 Jocelyn Fisher - NPC Member - Photographing People
Feb 2 Dave Hoskins - How to enjoy Photography without Photographs – a display and demonstration of some his large collection of cameras;  how and why the collection started;  and how and where he finds these cameras.
Mar 2 A Photographic Adventure above the Arctic Circle: A Journey of My Soul. Highlights of NPC member Sherrie Greig's time in the arctic with Students on Ice, August 2008. "What started out as an Adventure to photograph the Arctic turned into a journey, with a group of passionate people, young and old, that opened my heart and mind to the beauty and fragile state of the Arctic."
May 4 Members' Night - members present small collections of their work in three formats:  digital audio-visual presentations, slide film audio-visual presentations, and prints.
Jun 1/09 Annual General Meeting Pot-luck supper, annual general meeting and elections.
Guest speaker: Alison Elliott, "A Photographic Journey through Northern India"
Alison's photographs will paint a picture of the great contrasts seen in this busy country: wealth and poverty, ancient tradition and modern convenience, fertile river and barren desert. Architecture will also be featured.


2007/2008 Season

Sep 10/07 Meeting (membership fees due and tickets for Freeman Patterson's presentation on sale)
Douglas Banks, Amherstview (near Kingston)
Camera care and preventive maintenance skills for digital and film cameras. 
Problems he often has to fix.
Bring any of your equipment needing repair and leave it with him; he will ship it back.
He will bring coupons for large percentage off price of cleaning.
Oct 1/07 Meeting
Stephen Hannah, Kingston
Creating digital audio-visual shows
In-depth program on aspects of scanning, digital capture, sizing and resolution of images; music selection; editing and integration into a show; slide transition techniques; and final production.
Oct 25 /07
to Dec 2
3rd Annual Exhibition of Northumberland Photography Club
Opening reception:  Saturday, October 27, 2 – 4 p.m.
Upstairs Gallery, 38 Walton Street, Port Hope
Regular hours:  Thursday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
For Monday, November 5, the gallery will be open 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Nov 5/07 Special Event
Freeman Patterson - "The "
7:30   Best Western Cobourg Inn, $25 in advance
Nov 12/07 Meeting An extra meeting added in November to show and discuss images from members
Dec 3/07 Club party - a social evening to get to know one another.
Will be held at the Columbus Community Centre, at Spencer Street East and D'Arcy Street in Cobourg. $25 per person.
Jan 7/08 Meeting
John Draper
Digital image organization - Download presentation (Powerpoint); Printable version (pdf)
Feb 4/08 Meeting
Members' images - a night for discussion. Download instructions - small (20KB) pdf
Mar 3/08 Meeting
Cindy Taylor
Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking Learn about making digital scrapbooks with user-friendly instruction for sizing and inserting your photographs, and designing unique archival pages that can be printed and bound into leather books. A fun and creative hobby for all photography enthusiasts!
Apr 7/08 Meeting
Members' Night - Audio-Visual presentations
May 5/08 Meeting
Hilarie McNeil-Smith, Mississauga
Entertaining and instructional demonstration of creative "painting" techniques using Photoshop and Corel Painter, accompanied by short audio-visuals of paintings made from digital photographs and variations thereof.
Jun 2/08 Pot-luck supper, Annual General Meeting (including elections and adoption of Constitution)
Exciting slide presentation by TCS science teacher Alison Elliott about her experiences with a two-week innovative arctic program called Students on Ice, with 80 students from around the world studying environmental and social issues in the Baffin Island area.
Further details to come.