Archive for June, 2014

Western Reserve Open Photography Competition

June 14th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is sponsoring the second annual Western Reserve Open Photography Competition this November 1st.  The exhibit will be held at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. This year’s judge will be Diane Waggoner who is the Associate Curator in the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.  She will select the 65 exhibitors as well as the cash prize winners.

We are now accepting online digital submissions through August 1st.

You can access the competition portal via the Artists Archives website by clicking on this LINK.  Once you are on the AAWR website go to the show announcement in the right column and click on the tab “ Enter competition here.”  We look forward to viewing your favorite images.

AA Photo Competition flyer 2014 5-29 final (1)

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
1834 E. 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106-1910
Phone  (216) 721-9020

B&W Photo & Darkroom Basics Class

June 12th, 2014  |  Published in Other News and Events

This class is for anyone who needs instruction on getting started with hand-processing and printing B&W film, or for those who would like a refresher course after a long absence from darkroom work.

This course is a comprehensive, intensive on-day course.

The session will cover B&W film developing and printing contact sheets of the negatives, plus printing photos from negatives in the darkroom.

Students should bring TWO rolls of shot standard B&W film to the class — preferably 24-exposure rolls of 35mm film. Students will also need to bring a package of photographic paper. We do have paper for purchase if necessary. Participants are free to bring lunch or take a lunch break in the neighborhood. Please call with any questions.

June 15, 2014 (Sunday)

11am to 5pm

Cost for this course, limited to 8 participants, is:
$105.00 for Print Room members
$120.00 for non-members

To register, please call the Print Room at: 216-401-5981, or email

Creative Cloud World Tour!

June 9th, 2014  |  Published in Other News and Events


Meeting Type:
CDPUG Special Meeting

Reception Starts:
6:00 PM

Meeting Starts:
6:30 PM

Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106
Driving and Parking Directions

Paul Trani


Adobe worldwide evangelists will be coming to a city near you. Join us to see the latest in Adobe Creative Cloud since CS6. Learn new features that make everyday tasks easier and faster and how support for cutting-edge hardware and standards will free you to build anything you can imagine. Get answers to your questions and get inspired by designers who are creating amazing work.

To find more Creative Cloud events to attend around the world, go to:

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Registration, food and networking
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Presentation by Paul Trani
8:30 PM – 9:00 PM – Q&A, Raffle

Presenter Bio:
Paul Trani is Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe where he is passionate about helping designers build compelling content using their creativity and new technologies. Whether it’s using design, 3D printing, touch devices, or building cutting-edge web and mobile experiences. Paul is an award-winning designer and a courseware developer for the past 15 years. You can see his latest work as well as extensive training on and find his whereabouts on:
Twitter: @paultrani
Instagram: @ptrani
YouTube: ptrani

Adobe will be providing prizes including a FREE One year Creative Cloud Membership. You must be present to win.

Food & Beverage
Appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by Adobe. A cash bar will be available.

NOTE: You must register on Eventbrite to attend this meeting:

We are looking for a few volunteers to help at this event. If you are able to arrive by 4:45 PM on June 26th to assist us, please email

Member Spotlight – Tony Gray

June 4th, 2014  |  Published in Member Spotlight

Image was captured while covering the chandelier unveiling ceremony at Playhouse Square, in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

Image was taken of Jeanne and Duane Lipps for Lake Health.

Tony Gray has been working in commercial photography for over 25 years in the Cleveland, Ohio area. His work includes clients from the medical, publishing and advertising industry. Tony has been an ASMP member since 1990, and has been an active Ohio North Coast chapter board member for the past 9 years.

Tony Gray
Anthony Gray Photography

Dodd Camera Spring Show & Sale

June 3rd, 2014  |  Published in Other News and Events

Dodd Camera’s Spring Show & Sale

Date & Times:
June 6th (8:30am – 6pm)
June 7th (9am – 4pm)

Dodd Camera
2077 E. 30th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115