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CPS Annual Banquet and Year-End Awards 5/20!

We listened to you and made changes to the Banquet! Now lower prices and a more casual, fun atmosphere add to the excitement of the annual award presentations and some unexpected surprises. We hope YOU'LL join us this year on May 20th at 5:30 pm. The location this year will be at the The Brecksville United Methodist Church, 65 Public Square in Brecksville. Dinner will start at 6:30 pm and the attire is casual. Seats are only $15 per person and family and friends are invited! Your payment reserves your seat - no tickets will be issued for this event. Deadline for your reservations is Sunday May 14th at MIDNIGHT. Please see the calendar listing for more details and to reserve YOUR seat!

New Field Trips Are Being Added!

Keep an eye on the club calendar to be among the first to learn of all the great new field trips we're lining-up for you this summer. New trips and details are being added every week, so check back frequently!

SIG Program Continues Thursday May 4th!

The next Special Interest Group Meeting for Canon, Nikon, Sony and Fuji users will be Thursday May 4th at 7pm at the club. Dave Busch will concentrate on techniques for getting the right exposure, while clearing up common misconceptions, such as the myth of the 18% gray card. SIG Meetings are open to any dues-paying member of CPS who has completed the Fundamentals of Good Photography course or equivalent. Come share what you know with others, and maybe learn something new. See our CPS Calendar for all the details. We hope to see YOU at the club at 7pm on Thursday, May 4th!

2017 CPS Share & Tell Series Schedule

Friday May 5th -- John Rivera Resto will give a presentation on "Composition in Photographs"
Friday May 12th -- Our own Joe Polevoi will entertain us with a presentation on more of what he calls his "creative nonsense"
Friday May 19th -- Ian Adams will be here to give a presentation on "Landscape and Nature Photography using your IPhone"
All Presentations will start promptly at 7:30 in the Wilson Club Room at our club. See you then!

Gladiators Arena Football Returns!

Join CPS for the Cleveland Gladiators Arena Football Photo Event on Saturday, June 24th. 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.

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

May 3
7:30 PM
Editing Class - Blend Modes and Layer Masks
May 4
7:00 PM
SIG Meeting
May 5
CPS Share & Tell Series with John Rivera Resto
May 6
10:00 AM
Fundamentals Class - Exposure II & Sports and Macro
May 7
10:00 AM
Class and Members Field Trip - City of Cleveland / Rockefeller Greenhouse

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 ©2017 Cleveland Photographic Society.