Capture Oakville 2016 Photo Exhibition & Award Gala
Oakville Camera Club (OCC) thanks you for joining the celebration of the winners of our 2016 Capture Oakville Competition at our 10th Annual Capture Oakville Photo Exhibition and Gala on Friday, December 2, 2016.
This year, as part of the Exhibit and competition, we hosted our finest images in the Main Gallery of the Queen Elizabeth Park Community Cultural Centre, followed by the Awards presentation ceremony later the same evening.
The Awards ceremony was highlighted by presentations and remarks from Town of Oakville Councillor, Mr. Tom Adams, and Member of Parliament for Oakville, Mr. John Oliver, who presented the Oakville Camera Club with letters recognizing our 10th running of the Capture Oakville event.
The 2016 Exhibition featured over 80 of the finest images selected by our independent panel of photography professionals.
This year there are a total of seven-(7) competition categories including:
Capture Oakville, Capture the Human Spirit (People in Colour or B&W), Constructive use of Geometric Shapes (B&W), Grand Landscapes, by Nature Design, Out-of-Camera - Unedited/Unaltered (in Colour or B&W), and we were pleased to present our first ever Youth category for 18 years and under, entitled Expression.
The annual Capture Oakville event, is seen as Oakville Camera Club’s contribution to our community’s quality of life by enhancing the enjoyment, appreciation and public profile of the photographic arts. The Exhibition provides us with a great opportunity to share some of our members’ exceptional photography work, and to recognize some of the up-and-coming talent in our community.
We are grateful to our many sponsors for their continued support, including our Platinum Sponsor, The Mark Kirton Team REMAX Aboutowne; and Silver Sponsors, Henry’s, Burlington Camera and GrillsCheese; as well as the generous support of The Town of Oakville through their Cultural Grants.
The Photography Exhibit will be on display in the Main Gallery at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre through January 2017.
The Main Gallery is a premier space for displaying artworks in Oakville, and the Oakville Camera Club is proud to have our competitions photographs displayed here once again.
In case you missed the presentation in the Main Gallery, the Exhibit will be available for viewing in the hallways at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre.
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre is the state-of-the-art cultural facility operated under the Town of Oakville’s Recreation and Culture Department with a unique focus on visual and performing arts and is located at 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville, L6L 2G6.
OCC is a registered non-profit organization with its objective to contribute to our community’s quality of life by enhancing the enjoyment, appreciation and public profile of the photographic arts. Our Club provides opportunities for photographers of all skill levels in our community to reach their creative potential in a friendly, supportive environment through knowledge sharing among members, expert presentations, workshops, critiques, field trips and competitions.
For further details, please visit our website at www.oakvillecameraclub.com.