What APC Offers

What APC Offers

What does the Ajax Photography Club have to offer?

The Ajax Photography Club has 70 to 100 members each year. Our mission is to share and learn in groups by having fun with photography to create outstanding quality images.  We strive to have a strong education component to all of our content.  We do not emphasize competition, but offer a selection of fun contests, competitions & clinics.  

Our theme for the Year is “Inspiration is all Around Us”.

With your membership you will get a chance to enjoy:

  • 8 Keynote Speakers: Professional Award-Winning Photographers with ONLINE Zoom presentations
    • presenting on various photographic talks on various topics (the 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month).
  • Six-week Photography Course Workshops online.
    • We are developing a new strong education curriculum with professional instructors & educators. (at minimal cost for members).  E.g., Creative Flash, Composition, and Post Processing.
  • 2 Photo Clinics
    • where members can submit images anonymously to be reviewed by accredited photography judges.  With positive Feedback and suggestions given to improve technique and composition.
      This is a strong learning tool and is not a competition.
  • 3 Annual Contests
    • Christmas Online Digital, O3C.ca Inter-club, and our annual Printed Competitions.
  • Photography Workshops
    • 3 to 4 each year with professional instructors, on various topics (2 – 3 hours) such as Creative Portraiture, Macro, Exposure and Flash (at discounted rates for members).
  • Tutoring Thursdays online
    • An informal unstructured meet & greet to learn anything photo related with other members, such as Camera Basics, Exposure, Composition, Post Processing (2nd and 4th Thursday of the month).  Share ideas and make new photo friends.
  • Mentoring Walks
    • to learn new techniques one-on-one with experienced members in nature walks at local parks and trails.  See meet-up for details.
  • Online Challenges
    • 52-week challenge with new interesting subjects each week and once-a-month image reviews.
  • Book Study
    • A weekly online activity to discuss the assigned reading, to review the member photos from previous weeks homework.  Homework is derived from the reading in the book.  Book titles are selected from member recommendations.
  • Study the Masters
    • A monthly online activity to review and discuss the work of two to three dozen images from a Master.  Examples are Karsh, Monet or Avedon.
  • Public Photo Displays
    • Members’ printed images are displayed and rotated at various venues including the Ajax Hospital and Town of Ajax Community Centers.
  • APC AGM June Gala Evening
    • End of Photo Club Season celebration of a great year’s accomplishments with Photo Essays, Keynote speaker, Final photo clinic, great food and refreshments.
  • Club Newsletters
    • A collection of informative articles from members, future APC events, Tips & Tricks, an electronic archive of club activities for all members to learn and enjoy.
  • The Best Part
    • To share and learn in a fun photography community of diverse members with various skill levels.

Ready to Join us?
Membership in 2021/22 is $60/year. September to August.

Offering new and returning members great value to learn and create (fees are prorated starting in January).

Membership information is here Membership Info 2021-2022
For any questions or inquiries please email us at: APCinquiries@gmail.com.

IMPORTANT – the Club follows government Covid19 protocols and restrictions, hence live events are subject to change.

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