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
E-Mail info@latow.com
Website www.latow.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/latowpage
Primary Contact David Low, President; Email: president@latow.com
Alternate Contact Jim Hamilton, Vice President; Email: info@latow.com
Volunteer Coordinator Ort Baldauf, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-643-3093; Email: omnione@hotmail.com
Site Information
Located In Community Central 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
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Guild that 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
Funding Fundraising ; Fees ; Self-supporting through fees and fund-raising activities
Elections May or June, the first Tuesday
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Addresses all elements of photography, digital and film, print and projected. 
* members are encouraged to develop photographic skills through a wide variety of programs and to exhibit 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 matte paper, dry mount tissue or film  
 
Studio: 600 square feet providing for two sets with high ceiling * seamless paper backgrounds * 8 studio strobes with wireless trigger * tungsten lights * various stands, umbrellas, soft-boxes and reflectors * flash meter * small object studio table with various coloured backdrops * blacklight * models at some studio group nights
Hours Sep-Jun, Tue 7:30 pm-9:30 pm at the Art Gallery of Burlington * detailed program on Latow website.
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served Beamsville ; Burlington ; Grimsby ; Hamilton (City of) ; Oakville
Eligibility Guild members must be members of the Art Gallery of Burlington * adult-oriented Guild and images of a mature nature are occasionally on display * children welcome at meetings, but should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Application Application form downloadable from Art Gallery of Burlington website * membership subject to approval by the Latow Board of Directors
Languages English
Fees Membership - to Art Gallery of Burlington (See AGB website for details) plus Guild membership ($ 55 per person, $ 85 per family) ; Members are expected to volunteer at least 10 hours per year and take an active part in activities * in return, use of the darkroom, studio and finishing room are available at no charge, as is participation in sales opportunities.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction

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