Monthly Archives: March 2017

President’s Message – April, 2017

[CLICK HERE TO RETURN TO VCC WEBSITE] The Book of Ecclesiastes states that “there is no new thing under the sun.” Bob Dylan states that “the times they are a changin’.” This dichotomy brings to mind some discussion which have occurred within the club regarding the subject of video. Granted, our principle pursuit has been,… Read More »

Novice Portrait Lighting workshop with Gregg Eligh

On March 4th I presented a workshop specifically oriented towards Novice members to introduce them to the use of studio/electronic lighting, using portraiture as the ‘theme’. We looked at the simplicity of the use of artificial strobe lighting and provided the opportunity for each participant to shoot reference images. The majority of VCC members work… Read More »

Live Competition Results

The February competition results are now available through the website. Kelsey Goodwin is a professional photographer here in Victoria and she judged our Advanced Prints for February.  Kelsey made a  video  of herself judging the prints and has posted it on youtube.  She was filming it as a live-feed for her own students and she… Read More »

“Mirror with Memory” Exhibit June – September

Mirror and Memory Exhibit coming at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria – June 17 through September 4. 2017 This year marks the 75th anniversary of the uprooting, dispossession and exile of 21,000 Japanese Canadians from the coast of this province.  Mirror with Memory explores the contributions of one such community through the creative lens… Read More »

Guest Speaker Dion Manastyrski

In 2003, Dion Manastyrski began work on a project to photograph abandoned artifacts in the Canadian prairies. These old homes, barns, schools, and churches were left behind from an earlier time, when the small family farm was at the heart of rural life on the prairies: neighbours within walking distance, vibrant small towns, and a… Read More »