Sunday, April 26, 2015

CAP Announces Field Trips

The Connecticut Association of Photographers Field Trip Committee announces three field trips for the next three months. They will provide an opportunity for members to sharpen their photographic skills and better learn to know their fellow members.

Killingworth, CT
Sunday May 17th 2:30pm
Cost $20.00 Paid in advance.

Newport, Rhode Island
Saturday June 20th 1:00pm (90 minutes)
Rain Date Sunday JUNE 21st 2:00pm (note time change)
Cost $29.00 Adult/$27.00 Senior (60 yrs. and older)

Griswold, CT
July 25th Time TBA
Cost free, but bring money for ice cream!

Please sign up by emailing Linda Thomas
Must be a paid CAP member to attend.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

CAP Announces an All-Day Seminar by David DesRochers

CAP is pleased to announce that David DesRochers will be presenting an all-day seminar entitled Creating Unique Images of Our Natural WorldThis all day program will provide education and information to any level photographer in today's digital world. 

Topics to be presented include:
  1. The Starting Line: Basics of Photography, including equipment and photographic concepts such as shutter speed, f/stops, exposure, depth of field – and how all can be used to take good photographs and achieve different effects. Although the focus will be on nature photography, these same principles will be applied to other kinds of photography as well.
  2. Creating Photos with Impact. Most people take snapshots. Photographers create works of art. Elements of composition will be explored, allowing its use to create compelling photographs. Subjects will include portraits, street and travel, architecture and nature.
  3. Wild about Wildlife. David’s techniques used to photograph birds and animals in the field will be explored. Subjects will include light (natural and flash), composition and moment. Ethics, animal/bird behavior and popular wildlife destinations will also be covered.
  4. Creative Landscapes: David will share his techniques for finding and capturing unique mages of the endless natural art our planet has to offer. Subjects include planning, composition, capture and post processing. Techniques used to create panoramas, blurs and “art in water” images will also be covered.

  • Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Road, Hamden, CT
  • Cost: $40 per person which includes lunch

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Reminder, Tops in Connecticut Show and Dinner Coming Soon

This is just a gentle reminder that the Tops in Connecticut show and CAP dinner are scheduled for April 18, 2015. Deadline for receipt of reservations is April 10, 2015, just over a week away. The show will contain eighty plus images selected at the judging last November along with commentary written by some of Connecticut's most experienced photographers. Come and see the excellent and varied work by many talented Connecticut Photographers.


  • Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
  • Time: Show begins at 5 p.m. followed by a short business meeting and presentation of the awards followed by a buffet dinner
  • Location: Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Road, Hamden, CT
  • Cost: $28 per person

Click for directions to Whitney Center.

Click for a flyer and dinner reservation form. Deadline for receipt of reservations is April 10, 2015.