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The Elements that makeup a Great Photograph


  The Basics Every image needs a basic structure. Without an underlying structure, it is just another boring photo. Every image needs a strong underlying compositional order so that it grabs the eye from a hundred feet away. If it can't grab the eye from a distance, it will never be an interesting photo, regardless of how many fine details it might have. Details don't matter if there's no story behind it. Check this out for yourself on Flickr, or any website that shows

Member Spotlight – Ken Fuller


Name: Ken Fuller Years with the club: I've been a member of the Kingston Photographic Club for 5 or 6 years and, although I'm not usually one for joining groups, I was initially intrigued by the list of presentations and some of the photographs I'd seen by members. Camera: I have two Canon camera's, a 5D Mark II and a Rebel S1. The 5D shoots full frame and the S1 is a smaller, much lighter camera and is a great travel companion. I have three lenses, two L series (24-105 and 70-300)

A look at Our First Meeting of the Year


It was very nice to see old faces and new at our first meeting of the year! Once again a warm welcome to our guests. We handed out few awards that were missed at our end of the year awards banquet. Both Tanya and Clive received Vern Napiers awards, Tanya placing 1st and Clive placing 3rd. Tanya also received Digital Image of the Year for her image “Lived In”. We also heard from Peter Law, our speaker for the evening on the technique of Light Painting. A big thank you to Camera Kingston for

Outing – Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Godfrey Sculpture Park


Godfrey Sculpture Park 79 Buck Bay Rd, Godfrey Saturday, September 22, 2018         Meet at 401 and Road 38 “Park and Ride” at 9:15 a.m.         Directions/maps will be available there or follow your GPS or a friend Carpooling is be a wonderful way to get to know each other and help those in need of transportation Wear appropriate clothing as weather may be variable 10 Picture Personal Challenge (only, if you are interested)… Compose your sculpture photographs from

Club Member Profile – Paul Musiol


Kingston Photo Club member Paul Musiol shares his passion for photography in our member profile below. Name: Paul Musiol Years with the club: Almost two years. Camera: Started in 1985 with Yashica FX-2 film camera. First digital camera was a Nikon CoolPix P500. Now using Nikon DSLR D3000 and Samsung cellphone. Number of years taking pictures: 33 years (1985 to present), however, have been really active for about last 5 years. Photography subjects: Geometric shapes and

Improve your flower photography


Now (or whenever Spring starts) is the time to improve your flower photos. Spring and summer offer huge potential to shoot stunning plant and flower portraits. Whether it’s in your garden, a public park or even on the side of the road, there are plenty of fantastic photos for the taking. In this guide, there are 25 top flower photography tips for you. Use them, and watch your photography, erm... blossom. Sorry. 1 Macro lenses If you’re interested in close-up flower photography

2018 Kingston Photo Club Awards Dinner


A great night for the Kingston Photographic Club! Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating our 50th anniversary. KINGSTON PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB AWARDS 2017-2018     Vern Napier Camera’s Award –Pictorial Photographer of the Year  1st        Tanya Elson 2nd           Judie Goldie 3rd        Clive Elson 3rd       Mary Ann Wamboldt Dorothy Benson Trophy - Nature Photographer of the Year  1st             Janis Grant Harrison Burbidge Memorial Award -

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The members of the Kingston Photographic Club, of Ontario, meet twice-monthly or more, September to May. The membership broaden their photographic interest from the knowledge of speakers, competition judges, our meetings, other members and this website.

Kingston, Ontario