Photographic Society

The Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society is an affinity group of the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Upcoming Events


Ryan Smas: A Commercial Studio in the Age of iPhones
Thursday, September 17 | Happy Days Lodge | 7:00 p.m.

Photographer Ryan Smas owns Black Dog Photo Co., a wedding and portrait studio. Ryan discusses creative and business issues in an age when amateurs abound and 350 million images are uploaded daily to Facebook.


Gary Harwood: Tiger Legacy—Culture, Community and Massillon Football
Wednesday, October 21 | Happy Days Lodge | 7:00 p.m.

Award-winning photographer Gary Harwood tells stories of the legendary Massillon Washington High School football program. His latest book is Tiger Legacy. Gary teaches visual storytelling and photography at Kent State University.


2015 Photo Contest Awards
Thursday, November 19 | Happy Days Lodge | 7:00 p.m.

Join members of Cuyahoga Valley Photo Society for an enjoyable evening reviewing contest entries. Judging results will be announced, including the Tim Thomas “Best of Show” award for the top-rated entry. All contest entries will be exhibited on the Cuyahoga Valley Photo Society website at


Holiday Party
Thursday, December 10 | Hines Hill Conference Center | 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a festive evening of food and socializing with fellow CVPS members as we celebrate the holiday season and another year of great images.7-9  Hines Hill Conference Center.


The Photographic Society promotes CVNP and the photographic arts by providing educational workshops and presentations throughout the year. Membership benefits include discounts on workshops, tours, and events, as well as invitations to attend quarterly photographic walks.  Click here for a list of Conservancy benefits you receive by becoming a member! 

For more information about the Photographic Society, please visit, email, or call 330-657-2909. 

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1403 West Hines Hill Road, Peninsula, Ohio 44264  |  Tel 330 657 2909  |  Fax 330 657 2328