About Us

During the current Covid  restrictions the Club is operating all its meetings online for the benefit of  financial members and  invited guests.

If you would like to join one of our online meetings as a visitor please use the contact button below at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting time to request access.

If you have any questions about the clubs activities and/or membership please use the contact button below and we will respond as soon as possible.


Photography Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm
Movie Makers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm.

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Upcoming Events
Nov
8
Sun
2020
9:00 am Field Trip: HANG GLIDING STANWEL...
Field Trip: HANG GLIDING STANWEL...
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am
Hang Gliding – Stanwell Park from 9.00am. Free. Contact Kaz for more info: photos@kazchilds.com or 0414 377 999.
Nov
10
Tue
2020
7:00 pm Guest Speaker – Doug Carley
Guest Speaker – Doug Carley
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
Topic: Tonal separation inclusing creating contrast
Nov
15
Sun
2020
8:00 am Outing: Bombo Headland
Outing: Bombo Headland
Nov 15 @ 8:00 am
Bombo Headland Sunday 15 November, 2020 from 8.00am. Free. Contact Kaz for more info: photos@kazchilds.com or 0414 377 999. Outing_Invitation_Bombo-Headland_2020
Recent Posts Archives

Welcome to our Club

We meet normally at:    Figtree Heights Public School Hall (link to Google Map)   St Georges Avenue and Lewis Drive FIGTREE NSW 2525
(Vehicle entrance via Lewis Drive)

Photography Group meets on the  2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm

Movie Makers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd  Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm

More details can be found here

by Geoff Gray, December 1, 2015

Creative Container Gallery 5-18 October 2020

A message from the President to all members.

I am unfortunately unable to visit the Exhibition that you are all contributing to. I have been sent these photographs of the Gallery and it’s a great effort that we all need to support with prints and members talking to the general public who are visiting the Expo.

We are located at the lower end of the Mall
Holding the Fort

Many thanks to Tim Porteous for the photographs and the other members who are supporting this effort by our Marketing Director. Please go and see and post your comments and photographs to our FaceBook Group.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/wollongongcameraclub

Brian Harvey

President

by Brian Harvey, October 8, 2020

Photographic Group’s September 2020 Newsletter Published

COVID-19 continues to be part of our Club’s normal activities, if you can call it “normal”. Zoom online meetings allows us to keep in touch and still have our regular meetings, even if we are all in different houses, suburbs. It was good to see 3 new members join us on line along with one visitor from Ottawa, Canada.

The Group’s September Newsletter has been publish and is ready for you to access on the Club’s website’s homepage. September has been interesting with John Wiseman, local Wildlife Photographer, sharing his experiences in the pursuit of capturing great wildlife images. Our monthly Competition “Trouble” provided our judge (Don Munro) with a variety of images to critique.

There are some reminders of upcoming events as well as the requirements for the Group’s Print Makers “Print of the Year” competition.

Members are requested to continually check with the Club’s Calendar to review the 2020 Programme for any possible changes due to COVID situation.

by Bruce Shaw, September 26, 2020

Results for competitions in September 2020 Digital

There were 16 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in September 2020 Digital

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Troubled Waters
Rachel Gilmour – Best In Section
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

TROUBLESOME DESCENT
Monte Hunt – Merit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Whos Had Me For Lunch
Lynley Olsson – Merit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

WATCH OUT
Colin Marshman – Merit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Road Blocked
Jill Bartlett – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Mine
Sue Martin – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Eeeeeek!
Elaine Duncan – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Ready to Rumble
Dylan Tate – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

High and Dry
Kerry Gilmore – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Thats My Bike!
Sue Shaw – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Slipped off my surfboard
Tim Hoevenagel – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Escape The Next Big Wave
Vivienne Noble – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Photographer in Trouble
Cheryl Thompson – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Nearly There
Susanne Souter – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Anak Krakatoa Eruption
Andrew Gray – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Oh no !
Carolyn Womsley – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

by Tim Porteous, September 22, 2020

Results for competitions in Sept 2020 Print – Digital Judging

There were 30 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in Sept 2020 Print – Digital Judging

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Run Billy Run
Dawne Harridge – Best In Section
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Why Fishermen Get Swept Out To Sea
Joe Cremona – Best In Section
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

And then there was rain
Kerry Gilmore – Best In Section
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Start swimming
Kerry Gilmore – Best In Section
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Get Off My Beach
Joe Cremona – Merit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Just Jiggle This
Susanne Souter – Merit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Trouble brewing
Matt Dawson – Merit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Flooded
Helen Robinson – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

That Hurts
Sue Martin – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Storm Waves
Bruce Shaw – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Chiropractor Anywhere
Vivienne Noble – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Hang On
Ruth Brooks – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Troubles might happen
Tim Hoevenagel – Merit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

He is in trouble
Clara Soedarmo – Merit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Fear of landing
Tim Hoevenagel – Merit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Sudden Blake
Alexander Dawson – Merit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Camel Scratch
Sue Martin – Credit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Thief
Ruth Brooks – Credit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Oh Oh Is It Going To Hurt
Vivienne Noble – Credit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Dinner Time
Dawne Harridge – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Never smile at a crocodile!
Elaine Duncan – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

RODEO
Colin Marshman – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Trouble with Cricket
Tim Porteous – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

This Is Gonna Hurt
Karen Childs – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Trouble Brewing
Lynley Olsson – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Too Too Close_
Valerie Porter – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

No one loves me
Kathy Pond – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

No Photos Allowed
Karen Childs – Credit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

POA
Wayne Fulcher – Credit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Toddler Trouble – Where’s My Mum
Cheryl Thompson – Credit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

by Tim Porteous, September 22, 2020

Results for competitions in September 2020 Digital

There were 16 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in September 2020 Digital

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Troubled Waters
Rachel Gilmour – Best In Section
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

TROUBLESOME DESCENT
Monte Hunt – Merit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Whos Had Me For Lunch
Lynley Olsson – Merit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

WATCH OUT
Colin Marshman – Merit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Road Blocked
Jill Bartlett – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Mine
Sue Martin – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Eeeeeek!
Elaine Duncan – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Ready to Rumble
Dylan Tate – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

High and Dry
Kerry Gilmore – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Thats My Bike!
Sue Shaw – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Slipped off my surfboard
Tim Hoevenagel – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Escape The Next Big Wave
Vivienne Noble – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Photographer in Trouble
Cheryl Thompson – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Nearly There
Susanne Souter – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Anak Krakatoa Eruption
Andrew Gray – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

Oh no !
Carolyn Womsley – Credit
All Grades – Set Subject – Trouble

by Tim Porteous, September 22, 2020

Results for competitions in Sept 2020 Print – Digital Judging

There were 30 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in Sept 2020 Print – Digital Judging

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Run Billy Run
Dawne Harridge – Best In Section
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Why Fishermen Get Swept Out To Sea
Joe Cremona – Best In Section
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

And then there was rain
Kerry Gilmore – Best In Section
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Start swimming
Kerry Gilmore – Best In Section
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Get Off My Beach
Joe Cremona – Merit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Just Jiggle This
Susanne Souter – Merit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Trouble brewing
Matt Dawson – Merit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Flooded
Helen Robinson – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

That Hurts
Sue Martin – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Storm Waves
Bruce Shaw – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Chiropractor Anywhere
Vivienne Noble – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Hang On
Ruth Brooks – Merit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Troubles might happen
Tim Hoevenagel – Merit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

He is in trouble
Clara Soedarmo – Merit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Fear of landing
Tim Hoevenagel – Merit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Sudden Blake
Alexander Dawson – Merit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Camel Scratch
Sue Martin – Credit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Thief
Ruth Brooks – Credit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Oh Oh Is It Going To Hurt
Vivienne Noble – Credit
A Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Dinner Time
Dawne Harridge – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Never smile at a crocodile!
Elaine Duncan – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

RODEO
Colin Marshman – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Trouble with Cricket
Tim Porteous – Credit
A Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

This Is Gonna Hurt
Karen Childs – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Trouble Brewing
Lynley Olsson – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

Too Too Close_
Valerie Porter – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

No one loves me
Kathy Pond – Credit
B Grade colour – Set Subject – Trouble

No Photos Allowed
Karen Childs – Credit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

POA
Wayne Fulcher – Credit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

Toddler Trouble – Where’s My Mum
Cheryl Thompson – Credit
B Grade Mono – Set Subject – Trouble

by Tim Porteous, September 22, 2020

Djiriba Waagura Tour Cancelled

The Djiriba Waagura Tour planned for 27 September has been cancelled by the operators. Kaz is busy planning something else for that day. Watch this space!

by Ruth Brooks, September 10, 2020

Photoshop Tutorial – Preparing for a large canvas print to be made.

Hi All, I know many of you have Canvas prints made of their images. I found this website that has plenty of tutorials that you may wish to view. In particular, the one with the above title. The authors have allowed all their tutorials free to download and I am sure you will read the link below

Preparing a large canvas print video is available from this link:

http://www.mediafire.com/file/8bdh9zmdevxv574/Preparing_Images_for_a_Canvas_Wrap.mp4

I also like the section called “Here comes the Judge”

http://www.beckhamdigital.photo/wp-content/pdf/misc/Here%20comes%20the%20judge.pdf

by Brian Harvey, August 30, 2020

Photography Group’s August 2020 Newsletter Published

Another month has passed and with COVID-19, along with Government Directions and Social Distancing, continues to be part of our Club’s normal activities. Our Management Committee continues to monitor the situation liaising with our Presenters and Judges for online meetings using Zoom Conferencing.

The Group’s August Newsletter has been publish and is ready for you to access. From John Alessi’s AV Production Using ProShow Gold Presentation to the August Monthly Competition has provided us all with something different. Our members have continued to be out and about with an outing to Mt. Kembla.

Members are requested to continually check with the Club’s Calendar to review the 2020 Programme for any possible changes due to COVID situation.

by Bruce Shaw, August 30, 2020

Results for competitions in August 2020 Digital

There were 8 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in August 2020 Digital

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Invisible Women
Karen Childs – Best In Section
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

Gotcha
Tim Porteous – Merit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

Stormy Day in The Barrel
Vivienne Noble – Merit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

Survival
Kerry Gilmore – Credit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

Bee On Poppy
Susanne Souter – Credit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

WAVE 2
Colin Marshman – Credit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

Seacliff Sunrise
Dylan Tate – Credit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

What is my Botanical Name
Kathy Pond – Credit
Digital All Grades Any subject Colour / Monochrome

by Tim Porteous, August 26, 2020