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Who are we?

The North Shore Photographic Society (NSPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exploration of photographic art.  All techniques are encouraged to promote growth and creativity.  Meetings include critiques of prints and projected images, while workshops, sessions and field trips promote exploration and camaraderie.

Who can join?

The club is open to all who have an interest in photography.  There are no prerequisites to becoming a member and the annual fees are modest: click here to download a membership form.

Meetings

Visitors are warmly invited to attend the the first two Monday meetings.  Other meetings are for paid-up NSPS members only.

The club year runs from the beginning of September until mid-June and there are generally three weekly meetings per month, as well as field trips as announced at the club meetings and on the newsletter, as well as some special events:

Please check the NSPS front page Upcoming Events list for dates, location, and topics.

First three Mondays 7:30 pm

Club meetings with opportunities to share projection images and prints for evaluation and constructive comment, and to hear experts present educational topics. Please check upcoming events listed on the NSPS front page.

St Anthony’s Church basement hall

2347 Inglewood Avenue,

West Vancouver

Activities

1st Monday – Projected Images Evaluation (Open meeting, guests welcome!)

Evaluation and critique of members’ slides and digital images by a panel of judges. Sometimes controversial and always interesting.

2nd Monday – Print Evaluation (Open meeting, guests welcome!)

Evaluation and critique of members’ prints by an expert print maker. Lots of great information and discussion.

3rd Monday – Workshop Meeting. (Members only, guests welcome for a nominal fee to help cover room rental and speaker costs.)

Presentations by subject matter experts. Usually educational and always entertaining.

Discussions and presentations related to digital photography.

Please check the NSPS front page Upcoming Events list for dates, location, and topics.

 


Field Trips

Club field trips are offered regularly.  The outings provide an informal opportunity for members to photograph together at interesting locations.

Please check the NSPS front page Upcoming Events list for dates and locations.

Benefits of Membership

> Learn more about photography at evaluation nights, workshops, digital presentations and field trips.
> Submit digital images for evaluation at the first monthly meeting, and print images at the second.
> Receive 10% discount on some items at Lens & Shutter and Kerrisdale Cameras and enquire about discounts at other stores.
> Participate in the annual West Vancouver Harmony Arts Festival in August and offer your framed prints for sale.
> Display selected prints at special displays on the North Shore, such as the Centennial Theatre.
> Gain photographic knowledge through Mentoring opportunities
> Participate in CAPA photographic club competitions throughout the year.

Membership Registration Form

Please click here to download the Membership Registration Form, which sets out the modest annual fees for individuals, families and students.

Contact

For general inquiries email us at  info@nsps.ca