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Important Notice about CPA Meetings

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the CPA Board of Directors has suspended our in-person meetings until further notice. Affected meetings include our regular members meetings on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, the quarterly Board of Directors meetings, and the CPA Members' Critique meeting that meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday at the Cary Arts Center.

Cary Photographic Artists will hold virtual meetings on the Zoom platform instead of in-person meetings. Look below and in the monthly CPA Newsletter for scheduled Zoom virtual meetings. CPA members will receive a CPA email with a link to each Zoom meeting and any password required for access.

 
Welcome
If this is your first visit to the Cary Photographic Artists page, all the Cary Photographic Artists members would like to welcome you to our website!

The Cary Photographic Artists meets at 7:00 p.m., on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at The Cary Theatre, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, unless otherwise noted. Map to Parking at The Cary - Please observe parking restrictions.

If you wish, come early at 6:30p.m. and join in our social time. It is a great opportunity to spend a few minutes catching up with friends, getting to know fellow members, introducing your guest around, exchanging ideas and generally having a nice time before the program starts!


Please see News page & Calendar for aditional details.

 
What's New!
January 2021
Meeting Highlights

Thursday, January 14, 7:00pm
via ZOOM
Mirrorless Cameras with Hunt's Photo-Video
The mirrorless program is designed to inform and educate people on the pros and cons of Mirrorless cameras as well as clear up misconceptions that are commonly known about them.
    The program will touch on the following topics:
  • Mirrorless vs DSLR -Lens options
  • Explanation of the electronic viewfinder
  • Adaptability of old lenses and different mounts
  • Entry level and professional level options.
  • In body stabilization…. and more

January 27, 7:00pm via ZOOM
Dr. Kah-Wai Lin
The Art of Landscape Photography
In this seminar, Dr. Kah-Wai Lin will tell you the pro tips in seeing the unseen and crafting better images in landscape photography: how to use the lights to create visual emotion; how to use long exposure to create visual dynamism; how to use field of vision to create visual perspective; and how to use composition to create visual continuity and story.

Dr. Kah-Wai Lin is a professional landscape photographer based in New Jersey. He is the Goodwill Ambassador and former Chapter, Clubs and Councils Vice President of Photographic Society of America (PSA). Dr. Lin is the director of Global Elite Photographer, ambassador & education advisor of NiSi, ambassador & global marketing advisor of Fotopro, ambassador & global marketing advisor of Feiyu, pro team of Spiffy Gear, and ambassador & international liaison officer of Studio of Masters. He also operates a camera store, Stetinden Photo, in New Jersey. Over the past few years, he has been presenting over 200 seminars worldwide, and has received over 200 awards in photographic contests. Notably, he is the recipient of Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from US Member of Congress.
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CPA members will receive a CPA email with a link to each Zoom meeting and any password required for access.

ZOOM INFORMATION
First time ZOOM users should Go Here to learn about Zoom.

First time ZOOM users should use above link to access Zoom how-to pages, including how to install Zoom for a number of different devices. Once the Zoom app is installed, use the link below to test your Zoom setup.
Test ZOOM HERE
If all else fails, consult your children or grandchildren for tech support.
 




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