When we return to In-Person Meetings, following reopening after the COVID-19 pandemic protocols has passed, Meetings take place in the Norm Taylor Room at the Bond Lake Arena/Oak Ridges Recreation Centre, approximately twice a month on Mondays.

Non-members are welcome to attend a few of our meetings at a charge of $5 per meeting, so long as there is sufficient space. If you are planning to attend a meeting as a visitor, we ask that you send an email to before 9 pm on the day before the meeting to reserve your space.

Coming:

Mon May 3
2021

Special Event

O3C Open Challenge – Member Image Submission Ticket Purchases 2021

The O3C Open Challenge submission this year from our club will require members to pay for their entries.

Each image costs $3, up to a maximum of $30 for 10 images.  You will need to buy 1 ticket to this event for each image that you wish to submit (up to a maximum of 10 tickets).

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Mon May 9
2022

Special Event

Annual Banquet for 2021-2022 Season

Unfortunately, we have had to postpone the annual banquet for both the 2019-2020 and the 2020-2021 seasons due to Covid-19.  Our date for the 2021-2022 season is May 9, 2022.
Come join-in as RHCC celebrates the achievements of our members with a fun social event. (Please note that Covid-19 restrictions may prevent holding this event, so check the Current News page for the latest update.)

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Complete List of Meetings and Special Events for Jun 2019 – Jun 2021:

Sun Sep 8
2019

Meeting

New Members Orientation

New Members Orientation

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Mon Sep 9
2019

Meeting

meeting – Speaker – Spencer Wynn (Travelling with a purpose)

meeting – Speaker – Spencer Wynn (Travelling with a purpose)

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Mon Sep 16
2019

Meeting

meeting – Social Mixer and Introduction to Club Activities

meeting – Social Mixer and Introduction to Club Activities

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Mon Sep 23
2019

Meeting

meeting – Speaker – Stephen McNeill Drawing with Light (Black & White)

meeting – Speaker – Stephen McNeill Drawing with Light (Images, Black & White Film Photography and Print-Making Techniques)

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Mon Oct 21
2019

Meeting

Speaker – Ann Alimi (Audio Video Presentations in Competitions)

Speaker – Ann Alimi (Audio Video Presentations in Competitions)

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Mon Oct 28
2019

Meeting

meeting – Digital 1 Presentation – Black and White

meeting – Digital 1 Presentation – Black and White

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Mon Nov 4
2019

Meeting

meeting – Print 1 Presentation & Sandra Herber (Abandoned things)

meeting – Print 1 Presentation & Sandra Herber (Abandoned things)

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Mon Nov 18
2019

Meeting

dinner meeting – Pizza Night + Antarctica Presentation

Dinner meeting – Pizza Night + Antarctica Presentation by Ron Goodlin, Rob Kline, Mark Girard & Maggie Reid – registration required for dinner

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Mon Nov 25
2019

Meeting

meeting – Speaker – Beat Glanzmann (Yukon Nature & Wildlife)

meeting – Speaker – Beat Glanzmann (Yukon Nature & Wildlife)

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Mon Dec 2
2019

Meeting

meeting – Digital 2 Presentation – Abandoned

meeting – Digital 2 Presentation – Abandoned

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Mon Dec 16
2019

Meeting

pot luck and member’s presentations

pot luck and member’s presentations

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Mon Jan 6
2020

Meeting

Meeting – George Kourounis (Photographing Severe Weather and Climate Change Effects)

Meeting – George Kourounis (Photographing Severe Weather and Climate Change Effects)

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Mon Jan 20
2020

Meeting

Meeting – Digital 3 Presentation – Creative

Meeting – Digital 3 Presentation – Creative

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Mon Feb 10
2020

Meeting

meeting – Print 2 AND Nature Presentation

meeting – Print 2 AND Nature Presentation

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Mon Feb 24
2020

Meeting

meeting – Digital 4 Presentation – Weather

meeting – Digital 4 Presentation – Weather
Buy & Sell tables during break

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Mon Mar 2
2020

Meeting

meeting – Speaker – Ariel Estulin (Photography After Dark: Night and Star Photography)

  1. Richmond Hill Winter Carnival Photo Contest winners presentation
  2. Speaker – Ariel Estulin (Photography After Dark: Night and Star Photography)

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Fri Mar 6
2020

Special Event

Columbia Employee Store

Columbia Employee Store

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Mon Mar 30
2020

Meeting

Meeting – Digital 5 Presentation – Motion

Meeting: Digital 5 Presentation – Motion. This meeting will be in an on-line “Webinar” format. Click on “Details” for more information.

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Mon Apr 6
2020

Meeting

Meeting – Photo Essay Presentation

Photo Essay Presentation – This meeting will be in an on-line “Webinar” format. Click on “Details” for more information.

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Mon Apr 13
2020

Meeting

April 20 meeting – Speaker – Tyler Knight (KnightVision Media) (Building a Media Company)

postponed due to COVID-19 – to be rescheduled at a later date – Speaker – Tyler Knight (KnightVision Media) (Starting and Growing a Media Company from Scratch)

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Mon Apr 27
2020

Meeting

Annual General Meeting & Awards Presentations

This will be held as a virtual meeting and will include our Annual General Meeting, including elections of the executive committee, Phoenix and Image of the Year presentations, service awards, skill level advancements, Rising Star award, President’s award and trophy award winners. The link to the meeting will be posted here shortly.

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Sun Sep 13
2020

Meeting

New Members’ Meeting

New members meeting and introduction to the board

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Mon Sep 14
2020

Meeting

Speaker: Wayne Fisher (Architecture and Minimalism)

Speaker: Wayne Fisher – Architecture and Minimalism

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Mon Sep 21
2020

Meeting

Program Introduction and George Cates (Identifying the Elements That Make a Great Image)

2020-21 Program Introduction – Ron Mantay
2020-21 Competition Season – “Identifying the Elements That Make a Great Image” – George Cates & Competition Team

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Mon Oct 19
2020

Meeting

Ron Mantay (Inspire, Educate and Entertain with Photo Essays)

Ron will share what he has learned about Photo Essays, and encourage you to learn the skills needed to tell interesting stories with Photo Essays.

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Mon Oct 26
2020

Meeting

Joe Leduc (Macro Photography Demonstration) ONLINE ONLY

In this Macro Photography presentation, Joe Leduc will demonstrate a variety of creative ways to capture and edits macro images. Please note that is an “ONLINE ONLY” webinar.

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Mon Nov 2
2020

Meeting

Member Presentations #1 and TIPS and TRICKS

Short slide shows or videos submitted by members will be viewed. The first “Tricks and Tips” session of the season will also be included in this meeting.

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Mon Nov 9
2020

Meeting

Robert Stimpson (Monochrome Photography)

In his presentation, Rob Stimpson will explain his approach to making impressive monochrome images that emphasize textures, patterns, shadows or silhouettes.

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Mon Nov 16
2020

Meeting

Digital 1 Presentation (Architecture)

Images submitted for Digital Competition #1 will presented with scores and comments from the Judges. The assigned topic for this competition is “Architecture.”

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Sat Nov 21
2020

Special Event

NFRCC vs O3C Inter-Regional Competition

The NFRCC vs O3C Inter-Regional Competition will be an online video conference event. Registration is required.
Register online at www.nfrcc.org

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Mon Nov 23
2020

Meeting

Ron Goodlin (Great Bear Rainforest)

Join Ron Goodlin for an adventure to the Great Bear Rainforest in this unique photo-nature-documentary presentation.

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Mon Nov 30
2020

Meeting

Larry Frank (Redefining the Art of Photography)

Larry Frank will present an intriguing perspective on ways to look at photography.

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Mon Dec 14
2020

Meeting

Digital Competition #2 Presentation (Monochrome)

Images submitted for Digital Competition #2 will presented with scores and comments from the Judges. The assigned topic for this competition is “Monochrome.”

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Mon Dec 21
2020

Meeting

Paul Mortfield (The Art and Science of Photographing the Universe) and TIPS & TRICKS

Paul Mortfield will give an illustrated talk that presents the techniques and challenges astronomers have when imaging the universe, and creating wondrous photographs that are literally out of this world. A session on “Tips and Tricks” will also be included in this online meeting. Following the meeting, we will move in to small breakout rooms to socialize.

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Mon Jan 11
2021

Meeting

Kas Stone (A picture is worth 1000 words)

In this thought-provoking presentation, professional photographer and author Kas Stone explores the connection between words and images, the arguments for and against using them together, and she will offer tips and exercises to help you create effective titles for your images.

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Mon Jan 18
2021

Meeting

Digital Competition #3 Presentation (Macro and Close-up)

Images submitted for Digital Competition #3 will presented with scores and comments from the Judges. The assigned topic for this competition is “Macro and Close-up.”

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Mon Feb 8
2021

Meeting

Mark Zelinski (Heart of Turtle Island – Niagara Escarpment)

Mark Zelinski will talk about some the unique photography opportunities on the Niagara Escarpment.

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Mon Feb 22
2021

Meeting

Wayne Fisher Lightroom Workshop and Nature Trophy Image Presentation

Guest Speaker: Wayne Fisher
Topic: Lightroom Workshop

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Mon Mar 1
2021

Meeting

Digital Competition #4 Presentation (Creative)

Images submitted for Digital Competition #4 will be presented with scores and comments from the Judges. The assigned topic for this competition is “Creative.”

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Mon Mar 8
2021

Meeting

James Cowie (The Art of Observation and Night Photography)

James Cowie will talk about his photography experiences traveling the world, including key aspects of night photography.

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Mon Mar 29
2021

Meeting

Photo Essay Presentation

Submissions for the annual Photo Essay Competition will be presented along with scores and comments from the Judges.

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Mon Apr 12
2021

Meeting

Presentation of Special Digital Competition for 2021 and “Tips and Tricks”

Images submitted for the Special Digital Competition for 2021 will presented with scores and comments from the Judges. The assigned topic for this competition is “Expansive Landscapes or Seascapes.”
A session of Tips and Tricks will also be included in the evening’s webinar.

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Mon Apr 19
2021

Meeting

Digital Competition #5 Presentation (Night Photography)

Images submitted for Digital Competition #5 will presented with scores and comments from the Judges. The assigned topic for this competition is “Night Photography.”

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Mon May 3
2021

Special Event

O3C Open Challenge – Member Image Submission Ticket Purchases 2021

The O3C Open Challenge submission this year from our club will require members to pay for their entries.

Each image costs $3, up to a maximum of $30 for 10 images.  You will need to buy 1 ticket to this event for each image that you wish to submit (up to a maximum of 10 tickets).

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Mon May 3
2021

Meeting

Annual General Meeting (AGM), Year-End Competition Awards & Service Awards

Members are encouraged to attend our Annual General Meeting to vote on the Executive for next season and review the current budget. Winners for the year-end competition awards and service awards will be announced.

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