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Please Complete YOUR Member Survey by 10/28!

An important survey has been sent to all current CPS members. Please check your email and take just a few minutes to give us your opinions. We are always striving to meet the needs and interests of our members and this is YOUR opportunity to help us set the future direction of the club! Surveys will be accepted until Friday, October 28 at 9 pm. We'd like to hear from YOU! Survey Results will be shared with the membership and we will discuss the results at the Town Hall meeting in January.

Winter School Sessions Now Enrolling!

Enrollment is now open for the winter sessions of our Fundamentals of Good Photography, Photoshop Editing and Photoshop Lightroom courses, which will begin in early January. Full course details, dates and enrollment information can be found on the School pages of this website. And remember - photography classes make GREAT Holiday gifts!!

CPS Annual Halloween Party 10/28!

You don't want to miss our Halloween Party on Friday, October 28TH at 7:30pm.
Bring all your spooky images for all to see!!
You have to see who or what will show up this year!!!
Join in on all the fun!!!! That includes the return of the "spookie" photo booth!!!
Come one, Come all! This event is free and open to everyone!!!
Dracula is hoping for a full house!! Hmmm.......

SIG Program Continues Thursday 11/3!!

The next Special Interest Group Meeting led by Dave Busch will be Thursday November 3rd at 7pm. November's theme is “What’s Coming in 2017?” Many new cameras, lenses, and exciting accessories have been introduced by Sony, Canon, and Nikon, or are scheduled for early 2017. Canon is coming out with a full frame mirrorless model, and replacements for the 6D and 7D II. Sony and Nikon have some tricks up their sleeves as well.
Check out the CPS Calendar for more details. We will see you at the club at 7pm on Thursday November 3rd!!

Private Sale at Pixel Connection 12/3!!

Pixel Connection is offering this sale to CPS members only! They will be closing the store and have industry reps there just for the members of our club. They will provide pizza, snacks and soft drinks.
Pixel Connection is proud to host this Private Sale at their store on Center Rd. (Rt. 83) just south of Detroit Ave. in Avon (2100 Center Road, Avon Ohio 44011) on Sunday December 3rd from 5:30 to 8pm! Members can also trade in/get cash for their gear on the spot. Pizza, snacks and soft drinks will be available courtesy of Pixel Connection! See CPS Calendar for more information!

2016 - 17 CPS Competition Schedule

November 4th - Black & White and Pictorial - Projection
November 11th - B Competition - Print
November 18th - Creative and Pictorial - Projection
January 6th, 2017- People and Pictorial-Print
January 27th, 2017-Nature and Pictorial-Projection
February 3rd, 2017- B&W and Pictorial-Print
February 10th, 2017- B Competition-Projection
March 10th, 2017- B Competition-Print
For more details, rules, labels and other helpful information, visit the Competitions pages of this website.

10/14 People Competition Results Posted

Results from the second People and Pictorial competition of the year have now been posted and can be viewed in the Competition Results section of this website. Bookmark this page in order to quickly track updated results as the competition year unfolds. A slideshow of the winning images from the 9/13 Nature competition can be viewed here . A reminder to members that a database of all competition entries in Excel spreadsheet format is updated shortly after each competition.

Mark Your Calendar

Canon Explorer of Light returns to CPS on April 22, 2017 with Parish Kohanim. Please see the calendar listing for more details, including Parish's bio.

Exhibition Gallery Pages Have Been Updated!

The exhibition Gallery pages of this website have been updated and now include slideshows of all images displayed in off-site CPS Exhibitions from 2011 through this summer! Click the link to view the UPDATED Exhibition Gallery

Welcome to CPS!

The Cleveland Photographic Society is not your typical 'camera club'. Operating from our own full-time, ADA-friendly clubroom in Broadview Heights, Ohio, we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offering a variety of activities for members and visitors alike - including our long-running School of Photography, with classes held throughout the year. Feel free to look around our website and learn a little more about us and how to find us on the All About CPS page. Visitors are always welcome to our Friday evening meetings and many other events - we hope YOU'LL plan to visit sometime soon! If you have a question or a comment, please Drop us a line

October 28
7:30 PM
Halloween Party
October 28
9:00 PM
Final Day to Submit Member Surveys!
October 30
10:00 AM
Class and Members Field Trip - City of Cleveland / Rockefeller Greenhouse
October 31
October 31
7:30 PM
Lightroom – Review

The mission of the Cleveland Photographic Society is to promote and advance the understanding, passion and joy of photography by providing opportunities for education, skill development, picture-taking, competition, critique and fellowship.

CPS is a founding member of the
Photographic Society of America

Photographic Society of America


All images and content ©2016 Cleveland Photographic Society.