Welcome to the Georgian Bay Photography Club
VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!
Our Club serves members from Meaford, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Clearview and beyond. Local members are welcome to participate in all activities we have on offer and those members from further away are welcome to join us on Zoom in order to enjoy our many wonderful speakers. We welcome everyone who shares our love of photography. If you are interested in finding out more about our Club, or would like to receive a complimentary invitation to your first meeting, please contact us through our Membership Director on the Contact Us page.
MEMBERS...STAY UP-TO-DATE / DON’T MISS A THING / NEWS & UPDATES BELOW
OUR CLUB IS A HAPPENING PLACE with new speakers, events, workshops, learning opportunities and much, much more! We don’t want you to miss any of it, so we’ll be highlighting new happenings as well as any updates here.
BECOME A MEMBER and get access to all the club has to offer including; speakers, outings and the rich resources on the members pages of this website. The application form is under the button at the top of this page.
COMPETITION - The March Competition Results are now available here.
We have now reached the end of competitions for the 2021/2022 season. Keep an eye out for details on the upcoming Inter-Club competition results.
NEWSLETTER The July newsletter is now available for your reading enjoyment. It highlights many of the things happening in our
club. Check it out so you don't miss a thing.
OUR SPEAKER The Speakers page outlines the great roster we enjoyed throughout our latest season, ending in June 2022. Watch for details on the lineup for 2022/2023.
OUTINGS At long last, an opportunity for an in-person club get-together! AND an exciting outing to see birds of prey up close and in flight (please see and complete the survey, see the link on the Outings page) and don't miss opportunities to see and ride a steam train. Many new outings have been listed.
ONTARIO COUNCIL OF CAMERA CLUBS (OCCC) Congratulations to all GBPC members who had images selected for the O3C Open Challenge 2021. Brenda Salomone - Pointsettia (23.5 pts), Peter Preager - Rescue Training (24 pts), Robin Jowett - Desert Dunes (25.5 pts), Brenda Salomone - Moonscape (26.5 pts and Honourable Mention). Please visit our Facebook page to see their winning entries.
THIS AND THAT has been updated to include a new "Travel Adventures" listing provided by our October speaker Mike O'Connor.
LEARNING LIBRARY is a great way to review basic techniques, advanced skills and specialized techniques. New materials are being added all the time so keep watching.
Are you following the club Special Interest Group (SIG)
Get the resource documents here
LOOKING FOR A PERSON TO FILL THE VICE-PRESIDENT'S ROLE. This position does not require you to move into the President's role. Please consider getting involved and playing an important role in running our Club. Your ideas and involvement provide a valuable resource so our club can remain vibrant and running smoothly. No experience is necessary for this Executive position and inquiries may be directed to our President Jim Desmoreaux through our Contact Us page.
NEW ON OUR SITE THIS YEAR
MEMBERS' SHARED GALLERY & FORUM
Exciting News! All members are encouraged to share photos on our new Shared Gallery. Anything goes (well almost anything) any category, any time, and any place. Fun, fabulous, cute, scary....anything you would share with your friends on Facebook, you can share with us! Go on, show off! Just keep it to one photo per day please.
The Forum area has been set up to provide our members with a space to post questions, ideas or thoughts. It’s a way of starting a conversation, about something important to you, that you hope other people will engage with and respond to. ie - want to discuss pros & cons about a potential new purchase or wondering if anyone is interested in a meet-up? Let's get lively...check back often to see what's on members' minds.
Picture of the Month
“Pink Lily” by Robin Jewett