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Latow Photographers Guild

Site: Art Gallery of Burlington

Contact Information
Office Phone Art Gallery of Burlington 905-632-7796
Fax Art Gallery of Burlington 905-632-0278
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Frank Myers, Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-802-7127
Volunteer Coordinator Ort Baldauf, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-643-3093
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Promotes photography as an art form and provides an opportunity for photographers to meet and exchange ideas and information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1971
Primary Executive Dave Lawson, President
Funding Fundraising ; Fees ; Self-supporting through membership fees and fund-raising activities
Elections May or June, the first Tuesday
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Welcomes photographers of all skill levels, from beginner to professional 
* members develop photographic skills through the wide variety of programming offered 
* digital and film media are in use and members enjoy opportunities for exhibition and sale of their work 
Facilities include:  
Darkroom: 12 enlargers (35mm to 4x5) all with timers, some are condenser enlargers, some have color-diffusion heads * stainless steel sink * developing tanks and trays * storage lockers * members supply own paper and chemistry  
Finishing room: Large light table, copy stand, 16x20" dry-mount press, 42" pro grade matte cutter, 24" paper cutter * Legatt Photo Studio with computer system for image scanning / processing and digital scanner for 35mm transparencies and negatives * available to members who have done an orientation workshop * users supply own consumables such as photographic paper and dry mount tissue 
Photo Studio: 600 square feet with high ceiling, seamless paper backgrounds, strobes, LED lights, black light, umbrellas, soft boxes, reflectors, flash meter and small object table * models available on some group nights
Hours Tue and some Thu 7:30 pm-9:30 pm at the Art Gallery of Burlington, Sep-Jun * detailed program on website
Areas Served Burlington ; Grimsby ; Hamilton (City of) ; Milton ; Mississauga ; Oakville
Eligibility Guild members must also be members of the Art Gallery of Burlington 
* children welcome at meetings, but should be accompanied by a parent or guardian as Guild is adult-oriented and images of a mature nature are occasionally on display
Application Apply online or in person at the Art Gallery of Burlington
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Members are expected to volunteer at least 10 hours per year and take an active part in activities * in return, participation in programming and use of the darkroom, studio and finishing room are available at no charge, as is participation in exhibition and sales opportunities
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
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Intersection Maple Ave and Lakeshore Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Arts and Hobby Instruction
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction

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