O3C Travel Day Seminar

The O3C is will be presenting a full day seminar on Travel Photography in conjunction with Photo Tour Trekkers. Join us for a full day of exciting presentations on travel related to photographing wildlife, landscapes, cultural, astro photography and equipment planning. Also included is the optional photo competition with live judging and a grand prize!

Date: Saturday April 20, 2024 (Seminar Registration deadline April 19, 2024) 

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Edithvale Community Centre. Banquet Room. 131 Finch Ave West (West of Yonge/Finch)

Fee: $15.00 per person. Includes one entry to optional “Travel” Photo Competition

  • Guest speakers on Travelogues, Street Photography, Architectural Photography and the 2024-25 O3C Photo Tours
  • Ray Anderson: Preparing and Shooting a Travelogue
  • Randy Nickerson: Street Shooting While Traveling
  • Todd Murrison: Architectural Photography
  • James Cowie: O3C Photo Tours for 2024-25
  • Live Photo Judging with a Grand Prize of $1,000 prize voucher for future trip
  • Registrations for planned trips available on site at special discounted prices (Antartica, Costa Rica, Africa)
  • Break refreshments. Free parking
  • A Continental Breakfast and Pizza Lunch is included but there are restaurant locations nearby if prefer something else.
  • More Door Prizes!

Optional Photo Competition requirements:

    • Competiton Theme : “Travel“.
    • Submit your best photograph capturing the essence of Travel, Adventure, and Exploration. The images can include landscapes, people, cultures, and experiences from around the world, showcasing the diversity and beauty of different destinations. The competition aims to celebrate the art of travel photography, inspire wanderlust, and provide a platform for photographers to showcase their skills and creativity. 
    • Digital files only. File should be no smaller than 1000×1000 pixels and no larger than 1920×1920 pixels for optimum quality.
    • File should be an sRGB Jpeg file and no larger than 5mb.
    • No watermarks, signatures or identifiers on the image
    • All elements of the photograph must be your own work
    • Only one entry per person
    • Prizes for First, Second and Third Place winners.
    • Grand First prize is $1000 Cdn voucher towards a Photo Tour Trekker Trip.
    • $200 & $100 travel vouchers for 2nd & 3rd place runners-up.
    • All winners must be present at the seminar to claim prize.
    • Winners may not win multiple prizes within a category.
    • Deadline for entering the Digital Competition is April 16th, 2024 6:00pm. Any files submitted after the cut-off will not be entered.

Schedule for the Day:

8:30-9:00        Meet & Greet & Continental Brakfast
9:00-9:15       Welcome & Introductions
9:15-10:15     “Presentation #1”
10:15-10:30   Break
10:30-11:30 “Presentation #2 James Cowie”
11:30-12:00   Q&A
12:00-1:00    Lunch break
1:00-2:00      “Presentation #3” 
2:00-3:00    “Presentation #4”
3:00-3:15   Break
3:15-3:45      Travel Photo Competition Judging
3:45-4:00     Final Q&A & Wrap Up
End of Day

Note: Schedule & Presenters subject to change. Presenters TBA

Walk-ins will be accepted on the day, but Cash only at the door and will be unable to compete in the Photo Contest.