Upcoming Activities and Events

April 2021

Mon, 5 Apr, 7 PM. Monthly Photo Competition: Doors via Zoom. Join us as intermediate and experienced club members compete in the Standard Division categories of Color and Monochrome. Beginner and intermediate members can compete in the Novice Division’s combined categories of Color and Monochrome. Visitors are welcome to join our Zoom meeting online.

Our Competition judge will be Atlanta-based Kim Bates. Kim is an award-winning professional photographer based in the Atlanta Metro area. His photographic expertise includes weddings, portraits, professional photo shoots, magazines, and a host of other areas. Fine Art is part of Kim’s services.

Visit Kim’s Facebook page here.

Monday, 5 Apr. Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring Flowers. All club members will receive an email with the week’s hyperlink to upload their photos to our club’s Facebook page album. The Photo Challenge is not competitive but rather gives members and visitors an opportunity to challenge yourself with a specific theme and receive helpful, fun, constructive feedback from fellow club members.

Sat, 10 Apr. Deadline for Georgia Strawberry Festival Amateur Photography Contest. More information here

Sat, 10 Apr. Deadline for Smyrna “Call for Artists” Opportunity. For more information, refer to the detailed CPS email sent to all members on 28 Mar at 2:05 PM. If you have questions, email Leah Barnes here.

Sun, 11 Apr (New Date), 9:00 AM. Shirley Miller Wildlife Trail/The Pocket and Cloudland Canyon State Park. Due to thunderstorms, we cancelled our March field trip. Note that the meet up time is at Shirley Miller Wildlife Trail- a two-hour drive from Marietta. Interested? For more field trip details (weather, packing list, disclaimer), click here. Visitors welcome to join us. CDC rules observed.

Mon, 12 Apr, 7 PMLearning Workshop: Session 3: LrC Basics & When to Use Photoshop. Third session of five sessions continues with original students. Registration for the next course will open in May with the next course starting in late May. Syllabus information here.

Mon, 19 Apr, 7 PMMonthly Speaker Presentation: “A Judge’s Perspective”  via Zoom. Our speaker will be Eric Bowles.  Eric is an Atlanta-based nature photographer specializing in the Southeastern United States. His work has been published in magazines, newspapers, and commercial publications. Visitors are welcome to join our online Zoom meeting.

View Eric’s website here

Sat, 24 Apr, 5 PM. Open-Air Atlanta Beltline and Piedmont Sunset Field Trip. Join us for open-air photographic opportunities along Atlanta’s Beltline, Ponce Market, Fourth Ward Skatepark, and sunset city skyline photos in Piedmont Park. More information coming soon. Visitors welcome to join us. CDC rules observed.

Mon, 26 Apr, 3 PM. Deadline for Digital Image Submission and the required competition form(s) for May’s competition, Churches, via email to:

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How do I pay? *Pay $40 by Check: Cobb Photographic Society, PO Box 267, Smyrna, GA 30081 *Pay $40 by Check/Cash: Monthly CPS meetings (face-2-face) *Pay $40 by PayPal: PayPal payment to our treasurer: (select: “Send money to a friend” to skip a PayPal business fee on the transaction.)


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