Workshops in July & August
Film Fundamentals One-Day Bootcamp – Shoot on film and develop in the darkroom in this one-day class on August 8th
Best of Wine & Critique Opening Reception Friday, July 31st
Join us on Friday, July 31 from 7-9pm for the opening of the “Best of Wine & Critique” exhibit!
FEATURING WORKS BY:
Jenna Braunstein, Barbara Calabrese, Snejana Iordanova, Jeff Johnson,
Steve Kuenstler, Genevieve Lee, Bob Long, Lindsey Lurie, Frank Monnelly,
Peter Nelson, David Obermeyer, Adeline Sides and Dave Volden
Wine & Critique provides beginning, intermediate and established photographers with a safe and non-judgmental environment. For the price of a bottle of wine, or something to eat, drink and share, we enjoy a night of laughter and critiques.
A Call for Entries
The Sofitel Hotel Chicago Water Tower has invited the CPC to produce an exhibit of architectural photographic work to be displayed in its lobby from early October until mid-November. The exhibit is in conjunction with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, a constellation of exhibitions, full-scale installations and events that invite the public to engage with and think about architecture in new and unexpected ways.
We’re looking for the best of the architecture photography work of CPC members. It’s an exciting opportunity to display our work in a major public venue. You may also sell your work at the event and help the Center at the same time.
The next Wine & Critique will be on August 21st. The theme is “Wine & Critique,” and the winning photo may be used to help promote the W&C monthly meetings.
We’re going to focus a bit more on prints in the coming months. So next month, please bring entries as 11×14 prints instead of jpegs. We’ll still critique digital photos, but try printing them! You’ll learn a lot!
Opening night for the “Best of Wine & Critique” exhibit is July 31st at 7 pm. It’s free, and promises to be a great evening of fellowship among photographers. Join us!
Thanks to all the folks who came to Wine and Critique on Friday, June 19th, especially the newcomers.
That evening, we had a bon voyage party for longtime Wine & Critique participants Ozgur Keles and Elizabeth Porporato. Everybody pitched in so we had lots of food and goodies. They are both leaving, separately, for California to pursue new life’s adventures and they will be missed!
The winner for the “out of your comfort zone” contest this month was Ozgur Keles.
The next Wine & Critique evening will be July 17th and the contest theme is “Summer Signs.” Enter the contest, or just bring a few photos and join us for the evening.