Monthly Viewfinder

The summer holidays are now done and the Saskatoon Camera Club is starting a brand new season.  Be sure to come to our first meeting on September 6th and join a fun group of photographers with a passion for photography.  If you missed the first meeting, you are welcome to join at any time.

Meetings this Month

Registration Night

Tuesday, September 6th

The first meeting of the Saskatoon Camera Club is September 6th at the Mendel Art Gallery (Auditorium downstairs).  Registration begins at 6:45.
  • Introduction of Executive
  • Presentation from past entries
  • Calendar for the year
  • Information about clinics, submitting entries, competitions, judging.
Membership Fees:
Single      $40.00 / year
Family     $50.00 / year
Student   $20.00 / year
Spouse of a Life Member      $10.00 / year
Check out the new calendar:  Calendar of Meetings and Activities (PDF)

CAPA Judging Course

September 10, 2011

Are you interested in learning how to evaluate and score photographic images or becoming a trained Judge?
CAPA’s new master judging course teaches you how to look at an image, comment on its strengths and opportunities, and how to correctly score at Club and CAPA competitions.

The Art of Photography

September 13, 2011

Gain insight and inspiration at this interactive presentation with our member photographers Scott Prokop, Valerie Ellis, Karen Pidskalny & Brian Barnhill.

Fall Field Trip:  “Honeywood Heritage Nursery”

September 18, 2011

We will be meeting at the Flying J/Denny’s on the North end of the city at 9am to car pool to the Honeywood Heritage Nursery.  The nursery is North of Blaine lake and will take just over an hour to get there (map).

Price: $5.00 per person

  • Come and see the beauty of Honeywood decked out in the splendid colors of fall.
  • Tour the nursery on one of our wagon trips or enjoy a stroll and discover the beauties of Honeywood at your leisure.
  • Pickup an assortment of lilies for fall planting.
  • Creations by local craftspeople will be on display for your viewing pleasure.
  • Be entertained by the music of local musicians.
  • Refreshments and dessert served in the Porter Home.

Guest Presenter:  Liam Richards “Shooting Sports and Corporate Portraits”

September 20th

* Submit for Nature Clinic:  “Wildflowers and/or Birds

Judging Night for clinic “Wildflowers and/or Birds

September 27th


Other News

 Light the Night

September 17th

Scott Prokop is looking for some photographers to come shoot the Light the Night event on Sept. 17th at Kiwanis Park for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada.  Email Scott at [email protected] for more information.

Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk

October 1st

Scott Prokop will be leading the local Saskatoon photo walk around the University of Saskatchewan Campus.  Be sure to sign up and spend a couple hours with a group of local photographers.  Sign up quick because only the first 50 people will be accepted.

[More information]

Member Exhibition: Sebastian Riel Dimnik

August 31st to September 22nd

Frances Morrison Library
311 – 23rd Street East


Courtney Milne: The Pool Project

On display at the Mendel Art Gallery until Sept. 18th


Saskatoon Ex Showcase of  Arts 2011

Photography winners

Best of Show, Best amateur Color: May Haga (Camera Club Member)
Best 1st Time Entrant amateur: Ginger Blakely
Best amateur B & W: Ken Greenhorn (Camera Club Member)
Best Student Elementary: Wesley Janzen
Best Student High School: Haley Mochoruk
Best Snapshot: Amela Mvybic
Best Open/professional: Owen Woytowich (Camera Club Presenter)
Theme: Ginger Blakely
Committee Award: Brian Kraft
Creative Enhancement: Don Mathieson
Creative Enhancement 1st time Entrant: Brittany Olson
People’s Choice: Hans Holtkamp (Camera Club Member)

Workshops by Keith Starks

 Keith Starks’ new class schedule for Fall is now up and ready for viewing.  Classes include Digital SLR  Essentials / Intermediate / Advanced, Accessory Flash, Macro Photography, Night Photography, and Digital Compacts.

Detailed List


Google +

The newest social media hub for sharing photos, talking about photography and getting inspired by other photographers with the same passion as you.  Take the best aspects of Facebook, Twitter & Myspace and you have Google +.  Scott Prokop has 150 invites to share.

Please check out Sask Photo News for more news outside the club.