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Fall School Sessions Are Now Enrolling!

Enrollment is now open for the fall sessions of all three of our popular School of Photography programs! The Fundamentals of Good Photography course will begin on Wednesday, August 31st and our COMPLETELY REVISED Intro to Photoshop CC Photo Editing course will be held on Saturdays, beginning September 10. The Photoshop Lightroom class will begin on Monday, September 26th. Full course details and enrollment information can be found on the School pages of this website. Take your photography to the next level - enroll today!

Air Show Front Row Box Seats - Going Fast!

If you've been thinking about purchasing Box Seats for the Air Show, you may not want to wait! CPS has again secured front row boxes at a price lower than regular general admission and is passing them along at our cost of $20 each! All Saturday seats have sold out and only a few remain for Sunday and Monday. Seats are available for sale to EVERYONE - members and non-members alike - and are sold on a first-paid basis. For full details and payment links, see the Calendar Listings

New Field Trips Added - and Updated 7/29!

The calendar listings for the upcoming Noah's Lost Ark, D-Day Re-creation, and the Erie Tall Ships Early Dockside Access field trips have been updated with full information - and more are coming soon! Keep an eye on the calendar and watch your email....Please note: the Erie Tall Ships cruise is now sold out

SIG Program Continues Thursday 8/4

The next Special Interest Group Meeting led by Dave Busch will be Thursday August 4th at 7pm. The theme for tonight will be “Favorite Lenses.” Dave will explain his favorite lenses for various types of photography, and then engage the members by asking them to talk about their favorite lenses, what they use them for and why they are their favorites. See our Calendar for more details. We will see you at the club at 7pm on Thursday August 4th.

7/15 Nature Competition Results Posted

Results from the first Nature 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 2/5 Black & White and Pictorial 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.

2016 CPS Competition Schedule

August 19th-People-Projection
August 26th-Photojournalism
September 9th-B&W Competition-Print
September 16th-B Competition-Print
September 23rd-Nature-Projection
September 30th-Photojournalism
October 14th-People-Print
November 4th-Black & White-Projection
November 11th-B Competition-Print
Movember 18th-Creative-Projection
For more details, visit our Competitions link on this Home page.

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

July 30
5:30 AM
CPS Bus Trip - US Air Force Museum - Dayton - SOLD OUT!
July 30
Brunswick Library Exhibit Closes
August 4
7:00 PM
CPS Special Interest Groups (SIGS)
August 5
7:30 PM
CPS Share & Tell Series -- Peter Balunek
August 7
10:00 AM
Noah's Lost Ark Field Trip - UPDATED!

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.