1. Congratulations to ECC’s members who were chosen to participate in the NFRCC vs OCCC competition held Nov. 21st. All six submitted images scored in the top 25% in the category. Three were awarded HMs against fierce competition.

de Milleville, Hugues, HM (34) for Screech Owl with Young in Animals
de Milleville, Hugues, HM (34) for Anxiously Waiting in Pictorial
Gagnon, Michel, 31 for Lady in Red in Pictorial
Griffin, Judy, HM (34) for Sunrise Alabama Hills in Nature
Job, Frank, 33 for Pixie in Pictorial
Szufnara, Janus, 31 for Happiest Synchronic Jump in People in Action

Images and Scores for all contestants.

2. OCCC won the OCCC vs NFRCC competition again.

Nature Salon, Gold Winners Talks & People Critique – Monday, November 23rd at 7pm

On Monday, November 23rd, we will at long last see all the images entered in this year's Nature Competition.  The evening will start with the Nature Salon followed by Gold Winner Talks.  The evening will end with the People Critique.

This will be a regular Zoom Meeting and will open at 6:45.  Please remember to enter with your full name and to mute yourself at 7pm.

Hope to see you all there!



Editing Tips Education Night & Altered Reality Critique – Monday, November 16th at 7pm

We will be having an evening of videos created by some of our seasoned members on various editing tip & techniques followed by the Abstract Reality Critique.

This is a not to be missed evening.  This will be a regular Zoom Meeting and will open at 6:45.  Please remember to enter with your full name and to mute yourself at 7pm Monday, November 9th.  


Dave Brosha Webinar Presentation – Monday, November 9th at 7pm

“One Of The Most Celebrated Creative Photographers In The World”, (NIKON) brings us his insights for creating great Portraiture.  

Dave Brosha, one of Canada's most respected photographers, will be presenting "12 Lessons In Portraiture" followed by an interactive Q&A session live all the way from PEI.

In this talk, Dave will take you through insights and lessons from a career spanning 15 years making portraits of people young and old. He'll touch on technical, creative, emotional, and real-life “dealing with people” considerations that you can put to work in your own portraiture.

This is a not to be missed presentation.  The ZOOM Webinar will launch promptly at 7pm Monday, November 9th.  

Sunset and Blue Hour Walk on Roncesvalles Ave moved to Sat Nov 14th.

Our outing for this Saturday evening has been postponed one week to Saturday November 14th, 4 PM Meet in front of the High Park Library, 228 Roncesvalles (Corner of Wright Ave, midway between Queen and Howard Park) Parking on street or pay parking behind the Credit Union at 220 Roncesvalles. Sunset is at 4:55 PM. Stay for the “Blue Hour” and night shots – churches, homes, architecture on Roncy. And people!

Unlocked Challenge Bistro & Next Challenge Theme

There have been some incredibly creative photos submitted for the "Triangles" challenge. The Zoom Bistro onThursday Nov 5 at 7:00 PM, promises lots of discussion.

If an invite for the Bistro doesn't arrive in your mailbox, the link to it can be found on the ECC website. Login to the "Members Only" section and you'll find it in the dropdown menu under "Zoom – Obtain Login ID's for Upcoming Meetings". Sam Elogio will be the guest moderator and We are hoping there will be cameo appearances from his two highly photogenic dogs.

The next challenge was suggested in the video Gareth Jones showed in his presentation last night, "Thirteen Creative Exercises for Photographers" (link below). Choose a small object – a stuffed animal, a flower, a hat, whatever you like – and take several photos in different locations, with your chosen object included somewhere in each composition, either as the main subject or lurking in the background.

As usual, you can submit up to three photos, resized to a maximum of 1600 wide by 1200 high.

Please submit by Sunday evening, Nov. 15th.

CAPA Speakers Series CAPA is pleased to offer our individual members a monthly speaker on Zoom.

Gareth Jones – Creative Imagery, My Journey Presentation

Don't miss seeing Gareth Jones this Monday, November 2nd at 7pm.  

Gareth will bring insights from his journey to encourage photographers to embrace their creativity, and really push their images to the max.  If you plan on entering images for the upcoming Altered Reality Competition then you definitely need to see this presentation.

The webinar will start exactly at 7pm.  Please log in using your full name.  The zoom invite will be posted under the members only section.

Hope to see you all there!