Heritage Art Show 2021

Nanaimo Museum 100 Museum Way, Nanaimo

The Heritage Art Show 2021 July 1 - August 31   The theme is monochrome imagery of historic sites from Lantzville, Nanaimo and Ladysmith, including Newcastle, Protection and Gabriola Islands.    Location: Nanaimo Museum, 100 Museum Way, Nanaimo B.C.

Outing – Lady Rose Trip

Lady Rose Port Alberni

The Lady Rose is a working ship that delivers supplied between Port Alberni and Bamfield. The trip begins in Port Alberni at 8:00AM, arrives in Bamfield at 12:30, and then returns to Port around 5:00PM.  The round trip cost is $85.00 per person.  If you are interested in attending please contact Tianna Smith, she can […]

HCPC Meeting – Potluck Celebration – Bowen Park

Bowen Park 500 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo

We are celebrating the lifting of COVID restrictions and the beginning of a new season with a Potluck Picnic at the picnic area by Millstream at Bowen Park, on September 7th between 4:30PM and 8:00PM.  The agenda will be as follows:  4:30 - 5:00 Sign-up and Registration  5:00 - 6:00 Foto, Fun and Friends 6:00 […]

CAPA – 2021 Pacific Zone Competition – Due Date

This is an open theme, animals, birds, insects, landscape, nature and wildlife are permitted as well as creative and composited images.  Open Editing - All different in-camera, on-camera and post-processing techniques can be used. All elements contained in the submitted images must have been taken by the submitting photographer. Elements contained in an image can […]

CAPA – Nature – Wildlife – Due Date

For this year there are 5 themes which are:  Botanical - subjects such as wild flowers, plants, trees, fungi and algae. Germinated and grown without human assistance. No ‘hand-of-man’ can be present in the image.  Insects, Reptiles & Amphibians - such as: ants, bees, beetles, butterflies, crickets, dragonflies, hornets, mantis, mosquitoes, wasps, alligator, snake, crocodile, […]

CAPA – Fall Open Theme – Due Date

Open Theme - Images submitted into this competition can come from a wide range of topics.  For this competition, photographers are encouraged to submit their best artistic or documentary images that express their interests and passions in photography.  For the purposes of balancing out the judging for this competition, you are asked to submit your […]

CAPA – Smartphone – Due Date

Open Theme - a wide range of topics can be included in images submitted in to the competition: aircraft, cityscape, curves/lines, flowers, landscape, machinery, nature, people. Plants, seascape, still-life, tools vessels, etc… This competition is open ONLY to images originally captured on a smartphone or tablet device equipped with a camera. IOS or Android device. […]

CAPA – Curves and Lines – Due Date

Lines and curves have a significant compositional role that focuses the viewer’s attention on some part of the image and influences the interpretation of the image. Lines and curves can also add a sense of movement.  For this competition we are seeking images that contain lines and/or curves that capture our attention and enhances our […]

CAPA – Artistic – Due Date

For the purpose of this competition, artistic photography is created in accordance with the creative vision of the artist as a photographer, using photography as a medium to bring something to life that arises from the artist’s mind.  CAPA  defines artistic as “an image produced with the intention to portray a creative vision based primarily […]

CAPA – Series of Four – Due Date

A photo series is very simply a collection of four images that are placed in a specific order to present either a progression of events, emotions, concepts or stems or simply a group of themed photographs that complement each other. In is expected the the whole is greater than each part.  Open Theme - Images […]

CAPA – Monochrome – Due Date

This competition will have five themes and each will be judged separately: Portrait - will primarily contact the likeness of a person(s) in which the facial expression is predominant but can be extended to include the entire body and the background.  Landscapes - can include people, buildings, etc. Man-made Structures/Objects - includes cityscapes, buildings, transportation, […]

CAPA – Canada: My Country – Due Date

For this competition, we are seeking your best image(s) which symbolizes our unique Canadian identity and the natural beauty of our country. To assist you in seeking out the best image for this competition, we have included below some ideas: cultural heritage geographical uniqueness historical events or locations iconic landscape/city scape roughness of Canadian landscape […]