Upcoming APC workshops and classes

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The APC continues to provide great educational and creative workshops/events to take your photography to the next level. The following is a list of upcoming classes available to our APC members.

For more info or to RSVP, please click visit the corresponding links below. All links will direct you to our members only Meetup site.

APC Class: Off Camera Flash with Fencing Athletes

TUESDAY, June 5th, 2018 – 6:45 PM

Rotary Park Pavilion
177 Lake Driveway West, Ajax, ON

COST: $15.00 / PER PERSON

Fun with Off Camera Flash Technical and Demonstrations: Subject Model: Fencing Duels with two members of the Ajax Fencing Club. Two Backgrounds will be set up for static posing of the Athletes, all using your Canon, Nikon, Godox and Youngou flashes:

What you will Learn:

  • Manual Settings, adjusting power
  • Using Lightstands & Modifiers
  • playing with softboxes, gels, diffusers
  • Using Remotes: pocket wizards, generic remotes
  • Putting on light stands and flash attachments
  • Using Umbrella Diffusers and other Modifiers
  • Rapid Repeat Multi-Exposure.
  • Demo: Rapid exposure to freeze subject arms moving
  • Will make a checklist so all can participate

Skill Level: Intermediate, Must be comfortable with features on the camera and speed light. Please bring your camera, external flash, fresh batteries, formatted memory cards, remotes, light stands and umbrellas if you have some.


Workshop: Capture Intent 5_Summary session

TUESDAY, June 12th, 2018 – 6:45 PM

Chartwell Parkway
1645 Pickering Parkway · Pickering, ON

COST: $15.00 / PER PERSON

This workshop is focused on the first steps, the capture stage of making an image. This is for photographers who wish to more strongly Capture their Intent. Your Intent is what you want your photo to speak to people as they are viewing the image.

The topic is Summary for all of the 4 Intent topics.

Content: The workshop will be Light on lecture and Heavy on Photo examples and healthy discussion. “All us are smarter than any of us, So the value all goes up when you share.” – Seth Godin. Group discussion will be interactive and provide strong learning opportunities for seeing each of the elements at work within the photos.

Benefit: Members will recognize how and Why the use of the Elements in photos is strong and will be able to compare strengths and weaknesses of these elements in photos. Members will be comfortable applying these elements in their photos to capture their intent more strongly.

Levels: Advanced/ Intermediate/ Novice, the workshop is applicable for all levels. Michael & Roy will lead the sessions. No specific equipment is needed.

APC October Meeting – A Journey into Creativity with Bharat Mistry

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The Ajax Photography Club is proud to present photographer and educator, Bharat Mistry as the guest speaker for our October members meeting.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Ajax Community Centre – HMS Room
75 Centennial Rd., Ajax, ON
Doors open at 6:30 PM

A Journey into Creativity with Bharat Mistry
Many of you know him. Some of you may have even worked with him. Few have figured out how his mind works. Now, Bharat Mistry joins us for an evening to share with us what influences his creativity and how he develops some of the amazing images seen in his portfolio.
This will be a fun, casual evening with a presentation of some of his work and how they came to be. He’ll walk us through his thought process in developing his ideas and executing the concepts. The presentation will be followed by a demo showing how an ordinary image is given the wow factor to make it truly creative and unique.

APC members can RSVP to this meeting via our members only Meetup site HERE

(Volunteers to help clean up after the meeting is greatly appreciated)

Upcoming APC workshops and classes – October

APC - Meetup

The APC continues to provided great educational and creative workshops/events to take your photography to the next level. The following is a list of upcoming workshops available to our APC members.

For more info or to RSVP, please click visit the corresponding links below. All links will direct you to our members only Meetup site .

APC Class: Fundamentals: Buttons & Dials Part One: What do they do?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3RD, 2016 – 7:00 PM
ROTARY PARK PAVILLION,
177 LAKE DRIVEWAY WEST, Ajax, ON

(Part one) Buttons & Dials:

Objective: For new camera owners, to experienced shooters to learn together. What do all these buttons do?

• Learning the top ten buttons and dials

• Where are they?

• What do they do?  Function?

• Effects? Results?

• Bring your cameras  (DSLR, Mirrorless and Point & Shoot)

APC Class: Fundamentals: Buttons & Dials Part Two: What do they do?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Riddim Fitness Wellness Centre & Fitness Studio,
845 Westney Road South, Unit #7, Ajax, ON

(Part two) Buttons & Dials:

Objective: For new camera owners, to experienced shooters to learn together. What do all these buttons do?

• Learning the top ten buttons and dials

• Where are they?

• What do they do?  Function?

• Effects? Results?

• Bring your cameras  (DSLR, Mirrorless and Point & Shoot)

Car Junk Yard Photography

Saturday, October 15, 2016 – 7:00 PM
McLean’s Auto Wreckers
12584 Fourth Line Nassagaweya, Rockwood/Acton/Campbellville, ON

McLean’s is an active auto wreckers with a few twists. The collection of VERY old cars in the lot is unparalleled anywhere and the setting of the cars, truck and buses in the trees and lanes makes for some great shots. You can pretty much find any kind of vehicle here, from Edsel’s to Ford’s, School buses and old delivery trucks.

NOTE: This is a member run Meetup

Be sure to frequent our website and Meetup page to keep up to date on all the latest APC events.

Guests are welcome to attend. There will be a non-member fee of $10.00 per guest.

APC June Newsletter

The June newsletter is now available for download. It is the last newsletter until the new season starts up again in September.

You can download the newsletter from the link below. Feel free to share it with anyone interested.

APC Newsletter June 2016

The APC would like to thank newsletter editor, Laurie Taylor for her great work.

We wish everyone a safe and photography filled summer. See you all back in September.

APC April / May Newsletter

The April / May newsletter is now available for download. It has everything you need to keep you up to date on the APC season news and events.
You can download the newsletter from the link below. Feel free to share it with anyone interested.

APC Newsletter Apr-May 2016

The APC would like to thank newsletter editor, Laurie Taylor for her great work.

APC February / March Newsletter

The February – March newsletter is now available for download. It has everything you need to keep you up to date on the APC season news and events.
You can download the newsletter from the link below. Feel free to share it with anyone interested.

APC Newsletter February – March

The APC would like to thank newsletter editor, Laurie Taylor for her great work.

Upcoming APC workshops and classes – February

APC - Meetup

The APC continues to provided great educational and creative workshops to take your photography to the next level. The following is a list of upcoming workshops available to our APC members.

For more info or to RSVP, please click visit the corresponding links below. All links will direct you to our members only Meetup site .

Black and White Photography Workshop with Bret Culp
Wednesday, FEB 1OTH, 2016 – 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
McLean Community Center,
95 Magill Drive, Ajax, ON

Price: $20.00 PER PERSON

Learning your External Flash: The Buttons (Nikon, Canon and Yongnuo)
Wednesday, FEB 17TH, 2016 – 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
McLean Community Center,

95 Magill Drive, Ajax, ON

Price: $15.00 PER PERSON

Workshop: Michael Willems: Off Camera Hands on Flash: Part Two
SATURDAY, FEB 20TH, 2016 – 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Rotary Park Pavilion,

177 Lake Driveway West, Ajax, ON

Price: $25.00 PER PERSON

Be sure to frequent our website and Meetup page to keep up to date on all the latest APC workshops.