Clinic Assignment Topics

2017-18  Clinic Topics

Canada 150 Celebration and/or National Parks
Urban Decay
Please keep an eye on the website for decisions as to the Assignment topics and due dates!
Below are the Assignment topics and dates from 2016 – 2017.

Clinic 1 – Macro/Close Up

Submission date: October 24, 2016

Shown:  November 21, 2016


  • Close up photography, is the act of photographing objects such as flowers or insects in close range so the subject you are photographing fills the frame.
  • Photography producing photographs of small items larger than life size.


Clinic 2 – Astrophotography

NEW!  Submission date EXTENDED TO: December 12, 2016

Shown:  January 30, 2017


  • The photography of stars and other celestial objects.
  • The astronomical objects should be the primary focus and what occupies the majority of the photograph.


Outing: Meteor Shower – Aug 13 16

Outing: Astrophotography

Guest speaker: Mike Kukucska  –  Night Skies

Clinic 3 – Churches

Submission date: January 30, 2017
Shown:  February 27, 2017


  • Traditional churches usually contain an altar and long wooden seats facing the altar called pews.


Guest Speaker: Jeff Tessier – Architecture

Outing: Architectural walk with Jeff Tessier

Clinic 4 – Sports

Submission date: February 27, 2017

Shown:  March 27, 2017


  • Capturing the action at its peak is your ultimate goal.
  • golf, martial arts, wrestling, hang gliding, water skiing, hot air ballooning, dance …


Guest Speaker: Kara Wilson  – Sports Photography

Workshop: How to Photograph an Athlete