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2021 Cary Photographic Artists Members Show

           ... striving to learn, teach, and share our passion for photography
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.

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!
June 2021
Meeting Highlights

June 9, 7:00pm via ZOOM
Steve Dembo - One Blurred Image is a Mistake: Ten are a Style.
Steve Dembo is a Maryland-based photographer, college professor, and former gallery operator whose work has been recognized in national competitions and by publications such as National Geographic and White Magazine. He has published several books. His work runs a wide gamut of styles, including documentary, street photography, and fine art. He will present to us on, among other topics, the creative and judicious use of images that break the rules. Steve's website

June 23, 7:00pm via ZOOM
Tony Sweet - Compelling Composition: Isolate and Simplify
A tour de force of compositional techniques and creative applications for greatest visual impact. The overriding concept is to learn to isolate and simplify the subject. Simplicity is power. Among the topics discussed will be the power of perspectives, the power of line in visual design, creating visual drama, the use of strong graphics to enhance visual interest and drama. Tony Sweet is an American photographer, known for his widely published nature photography. He is also a jazz musician, workshop instructor, and author. Tony's website)

CPA members will receive a CPA email with a link to each Zoom meeting and any password required for access.

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.
If all else fails, consult your children or grandchildren for tech support.


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