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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!
May 2021
Meeting Highlights

May 12, 7:00pm via ZOOM
CPA Members awards,galleriess
In recent months, a number of CPA members have garnered well-deservedrecognition for their photographic excellence in a variety ofvenues. That recognition has been in print. We would like to have some of those members visually share their recognized images on Zoom at the May 12 meeting. Those members will provide summaries that include:
•Why they chose each photograph for submission to a particular venue
•What specific process used to achieve the submitted version
•Camera & lens used for each submission
•What they learned photographically in developing each submitted version.

May 26, 7:00pm via ZOOM
Image Critiques with Jon Kolkin
This Zoom critique session will give members the opportunity to have their images critiqued by an internationally recognized fine arts photographer,
(Jon Kolkin Fine Art Photography )

In order to be critiqued, your jpegs must be submittedby Wed., May 19.
Members can submit up to 3 jpeg images that are in sRGB color space, no more than 1920 pixels wide and 1080 pixels high with a maximum file size of 3 megabytes. Please label your images as follows to ensure their priority for critique: #1,#2 or #3_your first and last name_image title. Submit them tocpa.inabasket@gmail.com

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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