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Gladiators Arena Football DEADLINE IS TONIGHT

Join CPS for the Cleveland Gladiators Arena Football Photo Event on Saturday April 26th. For the price of a ticket, CPS members will have exclusive access for photography before and during the game. Monopods are optional.
Please see the calendar listing for more details.

You Be The Judge Starts Tomorrow Night!

Local photographic societies and camera clubs are in need of good judges who can objectively evaluate photographic works and provide thoughtful and encouraging critiques. YOU BE THE JUDGE will consist of two evening seminars aimed to equip you to serve as a photographic judge for photography competitions throughout the Cleveland area. Hosted by CPS with training given by veteran photographic judges and avid lifetime photographers, you are guaranteed two nights of education and fun in the art of photographic judging! Audience participation will be encouraged. If you have a solid foundation in the photographic medium and a desire to share that knowledge and experience, you are well on your way to becoming a judge on the north coast judging circuit. Your attendance in this 2 night course will automatically register you as a new member of the local judging pool. We hope to see you on April 21st and 28th at 7:00 pm.

An Evening with Stuart Pearl 4/25

What a night this will be!! Join us in the Wilson Club Room at 8pm for an evening with Stuart Pearl when he gives his presentation "Art & Illumination for Better Photography." He will show examples of his own photography and how he tries to incorporate techniques from many of the master painters who came before us. Join us tonight for a terrific presentation from one of the Masters himself!!

Our 2014 CPS Annual Banquet is May 17th

This year's Annual Banquet is May 17th at 5:30 pm. The location this year will be at the Doubletree Hilton, 6200 Quarry Road, Independence, Ohio.
Dinner will start at 6:30 pm. It is a cash bar and the attire is business casual. The fun events including the awards ceremony will start right after dinner. Your payment to reserve a seat is your admission so no tickets will be issued for this event.
Please see the calendar listing for more details.

The Patels are coming to CPS in May!!

How about that!! Mark your Calenders!! Spend Not One but Two Special Friday Nights in a row in May with Varina and Jay Patel for two different presentations in the Wilson Club Room at CPS!!
On 5/23, they will discuss technical and creative skills, and how we use them to create psychological impact in our photography. And then on May 30th, fresh off their trip to Australia in January, they will entertain us with a presentation about their trip down UNDER.

Adam Jones returning to Cleveland October 11th!

The Cleveland Photographic Society and Western Reserve Photographic Society are pleased to announce the return of Adam Jones to the Cleveland Area for a Canon Explorer of Light presentation.
Tickets for this all day presentation are only $5 per person! Please see the calendar listing for complete details, including PayPal link.

New Gallery Pages Added

In order to provide the opportunity to view the work of CPS members, an addition has been made to the Gallery pages of this website. A new category for slideshows representing the work on display in CPS Exhibitions has been created. This page will also showcase winning images from Interclub Competitions and may also from time-to-time display images from CPS field trips and other events. Click the link to view the new 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 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 you are always welcome to join us at an upcoming meeting or event.
If you have a question or a comment? Drop us a line

April 21
7:00 PM
You Be The Judge - Part 1
April 22
Clubroom Closed
April 23
7:30 PM
Editing Class - Layers and Adjustment Layers
April 25
8:00 PM
An Evening with Stuart Pearl
April 26
10:00 AM
Fundamentals Class - Studio Portraiture & Lighting and Macro / Close-up

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 ©2014 Cleveland Photographic Society.