Foto Fest

Members from photo groups from Trenton, Brighton, Campbellford, and Cobourg get together once a month for exhibitions, talks, films, workshops, or demonstrations that show what goes into crafting works of photographic art.


Field Shoot starts at 7 am - Presquille Provincial Park
Workshops Start at  930 am
Featuring Events All Day

7 am – 930 am DAWN PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT in Presquille Provincial Park -  Today we start off with an unstructured photo shoot of Marsh Lands in Presquille Provincial Park Presquille Photo Trek – This park is famous for its bio diversity and is a favorite spot for wildlife photographers it offers no end of photo opportunities.  Today our group will explore the The Boardwalk Trail. To participate in this part of the day simply drive into the park the trial is the first one on the left and explore then meet up at the Arts Club at 9:30 am

9:30 am IMAGINEERS PHOTO GALLERY Located at The Arts Club 8 Loyalist Drive Unit 3 Brighton The Imagineers Gallery is a gallery dedicated to exhibiting the work of photographers. Come experience the work of three lightsmiths that are exploring and reflecting the world around us and sharing their unique vision with us in their work. The exhibit opening today will feature the work of three photographers Mike Gaudaur, Tony Crocker, Harold L. Potts. [all Imagineers Gallery members] The exhibit will be running for this season; details at

10:00 am IMAGE MAKING FUNDIMENTALS - Digital Photography Primer presentation at The Arts Club 8 Loyalist Drive Brighton.   This introductory presentation at The Arts will explore the ins and outs of digital photography and how to get the most out of your digital cameras and techniques for capturing great photos.  We explore how to manage the artistic controls even newbies can use including exposure, focus, shutter speed and ISO settings and of course composition to make great photos.  This session will generally included a Q & A to help people with particular points of interest.

11 am  A PROFESSIONAL APPROACH - Photography Workshop this presentation at The Arts Club  will feature an instructor from The Creative Arts institute and will explore the work of some of the great photographers of our time and some of the background techniques and technology used to creating great photographic images. If time allows we will also have a FILM SCREENING of a documentary about a famous photographer Followed by a discussion with a Creative Arts Institute instructor/photographer

12:30 IMAGE ANALYSIS at Taste Buds Canteen inside  the Arts Cub - A discussion & commentary of  a  high res slide show with critiques of various images exploring both technical and aesthetic qualities of each image.  If you have images you would like critiqued please email them to us at least the week before the event. 

1:00 LUNCH - Informal lunch and Networking at Kielys restaurant around the corner from The Arts Club.  (not included in admission)

2:00-4:00  PHOTO TREK - Informal Photo Shoot - Destination to be determined .
images from this shoot can be brought to the next Foto Fest Image Analysis Session

Come for One Workshop or The Whole Day

COST: $10 each per person admission

WHERE: THE ARTS CLUB ADDRESS: 8 Loyalist Drive Unit 3 Brighton


please call The Arts Club at 613-475-9900 to book your attendance.