Meetings take place in the Norm Taylor Room at the Bond Lake Arena/Oak Ridges Recreation Centre, approximately twice a month on Mondays. If a meeting is held via a Zoom teleconference, then the connection details will be provided for each listing.


Non-members are welcome to attend a few of our meetings at a charge of $10 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:
(Scroll down to view past meetings)

Mon Apr 22
2024

Meeting

No Meeting

Note: There is no club meeting on Monday, April 22, 2024 due to Passover.

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Mon Apr 29
2024

Meeting

Competition Presentation – Print 2 – IN PERSON

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Mon Apr 29
2024

Meeting

Exploring Canada’s oldest provincial park – Algonquin Park – In Person Meeting

Arjuna Somaskandan and Jacqui Jeruzalski present a photographic journey of Canada’s oldest provincial park – Algonquin Park, with photos taken over several years of revisiting the park and exploring areas starting from the Hwy 60 Corridor to the North end of the park.

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Mon May 6
2024

Meeting

Annual General Meeting + Competition Awards (Part 1) – IN PERSON

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Mon May 13
2024

Meeting

2024 Annual Banquet and Competition Awards

Annual Banquet 2024 – Premier Place Banquet Hall 696 Westburne Dr. Concord L4K 4V5
Come join in as RHCC celebrates the achievements of our members with a fun social event.

Dinner, Bar, Raffle, Print Display, Digital Shows, Service Recognition Awards, and Achievement Awards

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Complete List of Meetings and Special Events for Jun 2021 – Jun 2024:

Mon Sep 13
2021

Meeting

Guest Speaker (KEYNOTE) – Carlos Richer – Black & White Language – Zoom

Topic: Black and White Language

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Mon Sep 20
2021

Meeting

Program Introduction and Member Presentations

Join us for an overview of this year’s program including Guest Speakers, Member Speakers, Field Trips, SIGs, Workshops, Social Events, and more.  We will also feature member presentations from some of our recent field trips.

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Mon Sep 27
2021

Meeting

Guest Speaker:  Sharon Tenenbaum – Long Exposure – Zoom

Topic:  Long Exposure Photography (including black and white and minimalism)

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Mon Oct 18
2021

Meeting

Member Presentation – Long Exposure Techniques – Don Tod, Isabel DaSilva, Debbie Gottdenker

Don, Isabel, and Debbie will be presenting and discussing various tips and techniques for capturing long-exposure images.

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Mon Oct 25
2021

Meeting

Digital 1 Presentation

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Mon Nov 8
2021

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Rob Stimpson – Wild Ontario

Topic: Wild Ontario

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Mon Nov 22
2021

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Bryan Peterson – The Art of Seeing

Topic: The Art of Seeing – Note: this was originally scheduled for November 8, 2021

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Mon Nov 29
2021

Meeting

Member Presentation: Ron Goodlin – Video

Topic: Video – Moved from November 22 to November 29, 2021

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Mon Dec 13
2021

Meeting

Digital 2 Presentation

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Mon Dec 20
2021

Meeting

Member Presentation – Ron Mantay – Photo Essays

Ron Mantay: Photo Essays – Observe and Learn – Note: This was originally supposed to be a pizza night but is now a Zoom meeting. 

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Mon Jan 17
2022

Meeting

Digital 3 Presentation

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Mon Jan 24
2022

Meeting

Ursula Abresch – Abstract Art Photography

Topic:  Abstract Art Photography

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Mon Jan 31
2022

Meeting

Digital 4 Presentation

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Mon Feb 7
2022

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Chris Richman – The Power of Personal Projects

Topic:  The Power of Personal Projects

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Mon Feb 14
2022

Meeting

Nature Presentation and Tips & Tricks

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Mon Feb 28
2022

Meeting

Digital 5 Presentation

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Mon Mar 7
2022

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Olivia Goldstein – Path to the Perfect Portrait

Topic:  Path to the Perfect Portrait

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Mon Mar 28
2022

Meeting

Photo-Essay and Video-Short Presentation

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Mon Apr 4
2022

Meeting

Guest Speaker Ray and Mary Ann Anderson – Fire and Ice (Namibia and Iceland)

Topic:  Desert and Ice

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Mon Apr 11
2022

Meeting

Digital 6 Presentation

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Mon Apr 25
2022

Meeting

Member Presentations

Several members will be giving us interesting presentations on various photographic themes

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Mon May 2
2022

Meeting

AGM and Year-end Competition and Service Awards

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Mon May 9
2022

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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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Sun Sep 11
2022

Meeting

New Members Meeting and Introduction to the Board

All members who haven’t yet attended a New Members Meeting are urged to attend our new members orientation session on Sunday, September 11, starting at 2 p.m.

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Mon Sep 19
2022

Meeting

Angie McMonigal – Architectural Photography

Zoom Meeting
Join Angie for a discussion focusing on creative approaches to architectural subjects.

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Mon Oct 17
2022

Meeting

Member Presentation – Eric Drumm – Landscape Photography Beyond the Snapshot

Zoom Meeting

Member Presentation – Eric Drumm – “Landscape Photography Beyond the Snapshot”

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Mon Oct 31
2022

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Nic Stover – The Power to Create – Giving ourselves the permission we need to embrace the creative process.

Zoom Meeting

This presentation will help you to look at your work and your creative process in completely different ways than ever before. You will see how you need to give yourself permission to go deeper into your creative self to explore a wider range of what you and your work represent.

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Mon Nov 7
2022

Meeting

Member Presentation – Ron Goodlin Presentation (Iceland and Svalbard)

THIS IS NOW A ZOOM MEETING and will only cover Ron Goodlin’s presentation on Iceland and Svalbard. 

Follow the adventures of Ron Goodlin and a group of (RHCC and other) photographers on an epic expedition to incredible Iceland  and then on to the Arctic, where they took part in an expedition to study the changing environmental conditions as they searched for Polar Bears, Walrus, Seals, Whales and many elusive Arctic chickens!

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Mon Nov 21
2022

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Ethan Meleg – Just Winging It: A Bird Nerd and his Camera

Zoom Meeting

Ethan will cover the basics of bird photography, with tips, techniques, and funny stories from his adventures photographing birds.

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Mon Nov 28
2022

Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker – David duChemin – The Heart of the Photograph

Zoom Meeting
This webinar will discuss techniques and ways of thinking about the creation of images designed to engage human imagination and emotion

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Mon Dec 5
2022

Meeting

Pizza Night Social, Field Trip Video (Tough Mudder), Member Presentations (Elizabeth Lincoln – Photographs for Legacy Projects)

Pizza Night Social, Member Presentations (Elizabeth Lincoln – Photographs for Legacy Projects)
This will be an “In-Person” meeting in the Norm Taylor Room.

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Mon Dec 12
2022

Meeting

Digital 2 Presentation

Zoom Meeting

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Mon Dec 19
2022

Meeting

Tips and Tricks (Don Tod – Event photography) and Member Presentation (Newfoundland Big Trip)

Norm Taylor Room

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Mon Jan 16
2023

Meeting

Digital 3 Presentation, plus Tips and Tricks by Rob Kline – “Sweet 16 tips for better bird photography”

Zoom Meeting

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Mon Jan 23
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker: Peter Baumgarten – “Shoot for the Stars –Techniques to Improve your Astro-landscape Photography”

Zoom Meeting
Join Peter Baumgarten for this how-to seminar that will help you create impressive night sky images.

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Mon Jan 30
2023

Meeting

Digital 4 Presentation

Zoom Meeting

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Mon Feb 13
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Wayne Simpson – “Portraits of Resilience”

Zoom Meeting

 *** Please note that Dave Brosha will not be able to present as planned. The Programming Team has  arranged for Wayne Simpson to present in his place. ***

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Wed Feb 22
2023

Meeting

Should I Switch to Mirrorless? Chris Ogonek, Nikon Product and Training Manager

Zoom Meeting
This presentation will delve into the gaps that exist between Mirrorless and DSLR cameras within many categories, from build quality to lens compatibility to autofocus and more.

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Mon Feb 27
2023

Meeting

Competition Presentation – Digital 5. Also Tips and Tricks (Mark Girard – Long Exposure photography)

Zoom Meeting

*** Due to a strong winter storm coming in this afternoon and evening, this meeting will now be held as a Zoom Meeting ***

Please check your email for further information. Prints will need to be delivered in person to George Cates or Lance Gitter. More information will be included in the email from the club and at the beginning of the Zoom meeting.

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Mon Mar 20
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker: “Photographing the Typically Off-Limits and Unseen Parts of Civilization”

Norm Taylor Room
An Urban Exploration Photography presentation of photos, stories, entertainment, humor, and intrigue.

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Mon Mar 27
2023

Meeting

Competition Presentation – Photo Essays, Video Short Films, Nature Trophy and Print 1

Norm Taylor Room

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Mon Apr 3
2023

Meeting

Newfoundland Big Trip, RHWC Photo Contest Presentation and Drone Photography Presentation

Norm Taylor Room

Newfoundland Big Trip, Richmond Hill Winter Carnival Photo Contest Presentation and Drone Photography Presentation

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Mon Apr 17
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Darren Creighton – For the Love of Black and White

Norm Taylor Room

Darren Creighton – For the Love of Black and White
What is it about black & white that still holds such interest for photographers and viewers?

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Mon Apr 24
2023

Meeting

Print Competition #2 Results, Tips and Tricks (Don Tod – Headshots Photography) and Mike Milton (Video for Stills)

Norm Taylor Room

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Mon May 1
2023

Meeting

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Norm Taylor Room

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Mon May 8
2023

Meeting

Annual Banquet and Competition Awards

Annual Banquet 2023 – Premier Place Banquet Hall 696 Westburne Dr. Concord L4K 4V5
Come join in as RHCC celebrates the achievements of our members with a fun social event.

In-Person Meeting

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Sun Sep 10
2023

Meeting

New Members Meeting and Introduction to the Board – ONLINE

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Mon Sep 11
2023

Meeting

Program Introduction and Social Mixer – IN PERSON

Our regular season kicks-off!

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Mon Sep 18
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker: Nadya Kwandibens – IN PERSON

Photography and the Indigenous Identity
Nadya is an award-winning portrait and events photographer, a Canon Ambassador, and the current Photo Laureate for the City of Toronto

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Mon Oct 2
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker: Dean Heliotis – IN PERSON

Presentation: Landscapes and Adventure
Dean focuses on documenting landscapes and how people play in these landscapes through various forms of outdoor recreation.

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Mon Oct 16
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Randall Romano – ONLINE

Documentary Street Photography
In recent years, Randall has become keenly interested in documentary street photography.  He has begun teaching educational photography presentations emphasizing the best methods to achieve a higher skill level in this area.

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Mon Oct 23
2023

Meeting

Digital 1 Presentation – ONLINE

Assigned topic: Urban decay and abandonment, pictorial and natural things

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Mon Nov 6
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Peter Dulis – ONLINE

Creating Memorable Photographs
What makes a photograph memorable –  that tells a story? 
In this presentation, Peter outlines the factors to consider.

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Mon Nov 20
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Linda Rutenberg – ONLINE

Gardens at Night
Linda is a fine art photographer whose images have been shown internationally for the last thirty years.

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Mon Nov 27
2023

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Lewis Katz – ONLINE

Perception and Perspective
Lewis currently teaches for the Johns Hopkins University, the Community College of Baltimore County, and Capital Photography Center out of DC as well as the Baltimore Camera Club.  John lives for those aha moments that only teaching can provide!

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Mon Dec 4
2023

Meeting

Print 1 Presentation & Pizza Social – IN PERSON

The club is providing pizza prior to the program on December 4, 2023.  Dinner will be served, starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Mon Dec 11
2023

Meeting

Digital 2 – Presentation – ONLINE

Assigned topic: People watching/people in their environment, Pictorial & Natural Things

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Mon Dec 18
2023

Meeting

Tips and Tricks and Member Presentation – CANCELLED

This meeting has been cancelled. Club activities will resume in January.

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Mon Jan 15
2024

Meeting

Digital 3 Presentation – ONLINE

Assigned topic: Shot from an unusual viewpoint, Pictorial & Natural Things

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Mon Jan 22
2024

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Stephanie Johnson – ONLINE

Intentional Camera Movement (ICM)

Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduate work in English Literature and has a strong emotional connection to the natural world with a deep passion for capturing the fluid nature of landscapes through imagery and the written word.

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Mon Jan 29
2024

Meeting

Digital 4 Presentation – ONLINE

George Cates
St. John’s Harbour at Night

Assigned Topic: Cityscapes at Night, Pictorial & Natural Things

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Mon Feb 12
2024

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Charles Needle – ONLINE

Creative Smartphone Photography

Charles Needle

Learn how making images with your mobile phone can make you a better photographer, and how various apps can enable you to craft creative, expressive images in this “beyond the basics” smartphone photography presentation. 

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Mon Feb 26
2024

Meeting

Competition Presentation – Digital 5 – ONLINE

Assigned topic: Intentional Camera Movement (ICM), Pictorial & Natural Things.

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Mon Mar 18
2024

Meeting

Guest Speaker – Tim McGill – (+ Winter Carnival Photo Contest Winners) IN PERSON

Automobile / Motorcycle Racing Photography

Tim McGill is a Senior Photographer for both Inside Track and Inside Motorcycles Magazines, the two leading motorsports magazines specializing in auto racing and motorcycles here in Canada.  

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Mon Mar 25
2024

Meeting

Competition Presentation – Photo Essays, Video Short Films, Nature Trophy – IN PERSON

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Mon Apr 8
2024

Meeting

Joe Leduc speaking on “Creative Self Portraits” – IN PERSON

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Mon Apr 15
2024

Meeting

Guest Speaker: Stuart Hendrie – ““The Search for Dramatic Pictures Close to Home” – IN PERSON

Stuart will discuss how he finds dramatic images close to home, provide some photography tips along the way, and hopefully inspire you to get out and explore the hidden treasures in your local area.

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Mon Apr 22
2024

Meeting

No Meeting

Note: There is no club meeting on Monday, April 22, 2024 due to Passover.

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Mon Apr 29
2024

Meeting

Competition Presentation – Print 2 – IN PERSON

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Mon Apr 29
2024

Meeting

Exploring Canada’s oldest provincial park – Algonquin Park – In Person Meeting

Arjuna Somaskandan and Jacqui Jeruzalski present a photographic journey of Canada’s oldest provincial park – Algonquin Park, with photos taken over several years of revisiting the park and exploring areas starting from the Hwy 60 Corridor to the North end of the park.

Details

Mon May 6
2024

Meeting

Annual General Meeting + Competition Awards (Part 1) – IN PERSON

Details

Mon May 13
2024

Meeting

2024 Annual Banquet and Competition Awards

Annual Banquet 2024 – Premier Place Banquet Hall 696 Westburne Dr. Concord L4K 4V5
Come join in as RHCC celebrates the achievements of our members with a fun social event.

Dinner, Bar, Raffle, Print Display, Digital Shows, Service Recognition Awards, and Achievement Awards

Details