WESTERN RESERVE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

Welcome to Northeast Ohio's greatest camera club! Whether you are a novice, professional or just enjoy the beauty of photography, this club is for you.

We offer opportunities to learn different techniques. We also have demonstrations and presentations from different areas of the photographic world. We have outings and field trips that offer new perspectives to the world around us.

We have 6 club competitions each year. Our club competitions are designed for member participation and the public is invited to attend. We also participate in an interclub competition each each year. We are a proud member of PSA and have provide several opportunities to submit to these competitions. 

WRPS Competitions 2022-2023

 

Presentation

THEME

DESCRIPTION

OCTOBER

Photographer’s Choice

The subject matter, theme, and handling of the media is completely up to the photographer. Anything goes … Have fun with this one!

JANUARY

Abstracts

This can include both manipulated in camera, in post-production or found naturally.

Ideas: Patterns, Extreme Close-Up, Reflections, Intentional Camera Movement.

FEBRUARY

Entropy & Succession

In biology… Entropy is the deterioration, decay or collapse of property over time. Succession is the regrowth of nature in an area that has been barren.

Ideas: Dilapidated Buildings, Growth within a Rotten Log, Nature taking over Hand of Man.

MARCH

Urban Lifestyle

Most anything you would find within the city limits.

Ideas: Graffiti, Street Photography, Transportation, Musicians or the Arts within an Urban Setting.

APRIL

The Natural World

This will include anything in nature. Unlike PSA rules, It CAN include ‘Hand of Man’, cultivated species, etc.

MAY

Night

Includes anything after sundown. No sunrises or sunsets.

Ideas: Light or Star Trails, Fire, Light Painting, Night Sky, Fireworks, Lit up objects at Night.

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Join Us!

If you are interested, come see what we're all about. We meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month (except July, August and December) at 7:00 pm in the Penitentiary Glen Nature Center in Kirtland, Ohio, however due to the pandemic some of our meetings are held virtually on Zoom or at other venues.  Please check the calendar on this site for meeting locations.

 Our current membership consists of photographers from Northeastern Ohio. Our members consist of all ages and levels. We share a passion for photography and encourage growth in technical skills.

The Western Reserve Photographic Society (WRPS) is a proud member of the Photographic Society of America.

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