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Courses, workshops, events & clubs

Courses, workshops, events & clubs

COURSES WORKSHOP EVENTS & CLUBS

Check out these other photo courses and workshops offered by colleges, photo schools and photo clubs.

Note: Kerrisdale Cameras is not affiliated with these organizations and nor do we endorse them. We offer this information as a helpful resource to our customers.

PHOTO WALKS & IN-STORE EVENTS

Kerrisdale Cameras hosts Photo Walks and in-store events throughout the year. Click here for the latest list of events.

FULL-TIME COURSES

Emily Carr Institute: Located in Vancouver, BC, Emily Carr Institute is one of the leading post-secondary institutions for Fine Art studies.

Langara College: Professional Photo-Imaging Program: Renowned for producing quality photographers, Langara College is one of the leading photography schools in Vancouver.

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts or VanArts' Digital Photography (One Year) Program: the one-year full-time diploma program prepares you for an independent career as a digital photographer. Learn the fundamentals of digital photography in the fully equipped studio, and then take it to the next level.

PART-TIME COURSES

Advanced Digital Training is a computer-training school whose courses are focused on computer graphics and digital photography. We have offered ADT’s courses through our stores for several years and have received very positive feedback. Located on the North Shore close to the foot of the Lions Gate Bridge.

BCIT offers a 6 week Beginner photography evening class each semester under the name of MDIA1099 Photography 1.

Continuing education

Camosun College Photography Courses Located in Victoria.

Langara College Photography Certificate Program Located in Vancouver.

Richmond School District, Continuing Education

Surrey Continuing Education

Vancouver School Board, Continuing Education

West Vancouver

Burnaby Continuing Education

Capilano University Continuing Education

WORKSHOPS/EVENTS

Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit arts education centre for children and youth up to age 19.

Vancouver Photo Workshops: in the downtown area. Click for more information.

Whether you're a "weekend warrior" armed with a camera, or the want-to-be professional, Metro Vancouver Photography Workshops by Christopher Pike. offers instructional photography workshops designed with you in mind.

Beginner's Night School Courses in Burnaby (Central), learn the basics of photography and more.

By professionals

Double Exposure Photography: Learn photography from a professional photographer and educator. Offering courses year-round in the Langley area for beginning and intermediate photographers. Small groups and individual instruction available.

Len Grinke Photography Workshops: A division of Grinke Creative Inc. offering photography workshops on Flash Photography, Posing and Lighting, Wedding Photography, and LightRoom. Check out his site for his latest workshops here.

Visit Bob Belhouse's website to view examples of his Creative Editing styles and to find information on his new eBook which contains many Tips to help with the shooting, managing and editing of photos. Also contains advice and examples of the workflow of editing.

Location workshops

Fototripper: Vancouver Island-based landscape photographer offers photography workshops and Photo Adventures to shoot some of the most spectacular locations you'll find anywhere.

FREE WORKSHOPS

Langara College: Due to popular demand, CS (Continuing Studies) Photography continues to expand its offering of free photography seminars taught by the amazing instructors in their CS Program. The seminars are offered on a first come, first served basis, and attendees must register in advance. To register please call: 604- 323- 5322

Vancouver Parks Board: Many digital photography courses are offered at Vancouver's community centres. Click on this link for a list of all classes. Enter "digital photography" in the first 'keywords' box. You'll find photo classes for basic digital photography taught by photographer Doug Williams at the following Vancouver community centres:

False Creek, West Point Grey, Kitsilano, Kerrisdale, Mount Pleasant, Creekside, and Dunbar. Times vary.

Check the site of the specific centre for details. http://vancouver.ca/parks/cc/

Doug also teaches small groups and individuals. www.dwphotography.com

Do you know of any other photo courses or workshops that we can mention on our website?

If so, please let us know their website. E- mail: 
webmaster@kerrisdalecameras.com

BC Photo Clubs

Here's a complete list of all photography and camera clubs in British Columbia. If we've missed one, please let us know and email: webmaster@kerrisdalecameras.com 

Where possible, we can print the text in the club's preferred language, although this text may appear as little squares on some computers that aren't set up to recognize the characters.

Alberni Valley Photography Club

Aperture Photographic Society of North America 北美攝影會 Located in Richmond.

Art Photo Club: Located in Vancouver. Contact jschale(at)uniserve.com

Burnaby Photographic Society

CAPA: The Canadian Association of Photographic Art

Caroun Photo Club: Caroun is an international internet photo club with its office based in Vancouver

Casamo: Korean photographers in Canada

Central Okanagan Society

Chung Ai Photographic Society: Mainly for Chinese Canadians in Vancouver.

本會成立於一九七四年, 為加拿大第一個不牟利之華裔攝影組織. 本會自成立以來, 本著以聯繫同好, 切磋影藝, 交流心得, 培養後進, 提高攝影水平為宗旨. 曾主辦無數之學術講座, 展覽, 比賽, 集體組團旅行等攝影活動.

Chilliwack Camera Club

Clear Focus Camera Club: Located in Pitt Meadows in BC's Fraser Valley. Click for more information.

Coquitlam Camera Club: Contact rdalemiles(at)shaw.ca

Comox Valley Camera Club Society

Cowichan Valley Camera Club

Crescent Beach Photo Club: Located in Crescent Beach, Surrey.

Delta Photo Club

Dogwoodphotogroup Coquitlam BC

Esquimalt Photo Club

Friends of Photo Art: Located in Vancouver. Contact dsmcheung@shaw.ca

Gabriola Island Photography Club: Contact dirkandmaryann@shaw.ca

Harbour City Photo Club: Nanaimo, B.C.

Kamloops Photo Club

Kelowna Lightroom Camera Club

Kimberly Camera Club: Contact rjlyon@shaw.ca

Ladysmith Camera Club: Located in central Vancouver Island. Contact: info@ladysmithcameraclub.com

Langley Camera Club

Lions Gate Camera Club: The Lions Gate Camera Club is located in Vancouver, with meetings at the Renfrew Park Community Centre.

Osoyoos Photo Club: Contact horn@telus.net

New Westminster Photography club

North Shore Photo Society: Would you like to share and explore your photographic passion with like-minded people? Check out the North Shore Photographic Society (NSPS).

Northern Lenses Camera Club: Located in Terrace. Contact ostonica@shaw.ca

Oceanside Photographers Club: The Oceanside Photographers Club is made up of over 100 photographers of all levels. Their members live, work and play in a photographer's paradise, the east coast of Vancouver Island (Parksville / Qualicum Beach and surrounding area).

Pacific Digital Photography Club: Meetings are held in Port Moody. Membership is open to anyone serious about digital photography. Click to check out their website and find out more about their annual Photomotion event.

Pender Island Photography Club

PhotoClub Vancouver: Located in Vancouver with meetings at the Roundhouse community Centre.

Prince George Photographic Society

Richmond Photo Club

Saltspring Island Photo Club: Located on Salt Spring in the Gulf Islands, this club meets monthly. Click for more information.

Shuswap Photo Arts Club

Sidney Shutterbugs Camera Club

Sooke Photo Club

Surrey Photography Club

Tricity Photography Club: Looking for a photo club in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam or Port Moody? Click for more information.

Vancouver PhotoWalks: This group is about photography and walking around the beautiful city of Vancouver and capturing candid images of the city and its surrounding beauty. The idea here is to get together with other photographers and have a great time just talking photography, having a great outing and enjoying our city. Photowalks are FREE!

Vancouver Video Production Club: Click for more information about this Vancouver-based video club.

Vernon Camera Club

Victoria Video Club

Victoria Camera Club

West Kootenay Camera Club

West End Photographic Society: Located in Vancouver's West End. (Specializing in Film)

West Vancouver Seniors Photo Club: The club is an activity for members of the West Vancouver Seniors Activity Centre, located on 21st St at Marine Drive in West Vancouver.

Whitehorse Photographic Club: Located in Whitehorse, Yukon. Contact: whitehorsephotoclub@yahoo.ca

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