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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
Jan
19
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Field Trip: INDUSTRIAL SUNSET & ...
Field Trip: INDUSTRIAL SUNSET & ...
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
Evening photography – Industrial and Port Scene at Port Kembla Inner and Outer Harbours. Contact Kaz Childs photos@kazchilds.com for more information.
Feb
19
Fri
2021
6:30 pm Field Trip: ROLLER DERBY TRA...
Field Trip: ROLLER DERBY TRA...
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby (WIRD) training session Contact Kaz Childs (photos@kazchilds.com) for more information.
Mar
12
Fri
2021
4:00 pm Field trip: MERRY BEACH KIOLOA
Field trip: MERRY BEACH KIOLOA
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm
This beautiful corner of the world has so much to see and photograph. Be warned – accommodation fills up fast for March, so don’t leave booking until the last minute! Come and enjoy a weekend[...]
Mar
16
Tue
2021
9:28 am MM: Waterways in Wollongong & Sh...
MM: Waterways in Wollongong & Sh...
Mar 16 @ 9:28 am
Hotspot; Members’ Works in Progress Topic : Waterways in Wollongong & Shellharbour LGAs.*
Mar
23
Tue
2021
7:30 pm PG : SET SUBJECT COMPETITION : ...
PG : SET SUBJECT COMPETITION : ...
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm
Nature photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archaeology in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identifythe[...]
Mar
27
Sat
2021
8:45 am Field Trip: Forest & Falls in Bu...
Field Trip: Forest & Falls in Bu...
Mar 27 @ 8:45 am
Visit one of our local treasures and get in some exercise while you’re at it 😀 Please email photos@kazchilds.com for bookings and more information
Apr
6
Tue
2021
7:30 pm MM: Birds in flight
MM: Birds in flight
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm
Hot Spot – Members ‘ Works in Progress
Apr
18
Sun
2021
10:00 am Field Trip – Darkes Orchard Appl...
Field Trip – Darkes Orchard Appl...
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – $12pp. A tractor-trailer tour of Glenbernie Orchard, pink lady apple picking, with plenty of time to take lots of pictures. Then, a short walk up to Maddens Falls lookout – flora and[...]
May
4
Tue
2021
7:30 pm MM: Making short clips for likes...
MM: Making short clips for likes...
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
Members ‘ Works in Progress Topic : Making short clips for likes on social media.
May
15
Sat
2021
9:00 am Field Trip: Strolling Historical...
Field Trip: Strolling Historical...
May 15 @ 9:00 am
For more information contact Kaz: photos@kazchilds.com
May
25
Tue
2021
7:30 pm PG: Set Subject: MINIMALISM Judg...
PG: Set Subject: MINIMALISM Judg...
May 25 @ 7:30 pm
Minimalist photography can be summarized in one quote by Leonardo da Vinci: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Less is more. By stripping a photo down to the bare essentials, minimalist photographers show how powerful simplicity[...]
Jun
26
Sat
2021
10:00 am Field Trip: Winterfest
Field Trip: Winterfest
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am
Photograph a Medieval Fair at Hawkesbury Showfround. Foe more information contact Kaz: photos@kazchilds.com
Jul
6
Tue
2021
7:30 pm MM: Timelapse
MM: Timelapse
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm
Review of Sequences from TV program – Members ‘ Works in Progress. Topic : Timelapse.
Jul
20
Tue
2021
7:30 pm Creative SIG: Gallery Discussion
Creative SIG: Gallery Discussion
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm
Members will upload images to a My Photo Club gallery and they will be displayed and discussed by the photographer and the group. This is an opportunity to learn from each other.
Jul
27
Tue
2021
7:30 pm PG: Set Subject Competition AUST...
PG: Set Subject Competition AUST...
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm
A photograph taken in Australia of natural land or coastal scenery, which may include people, buildings or other objects, provided that these elements do not dominate the photograph. Seascapes with no land do not fit[...]
Aug
3
Tue
2021
7:30 pm MM: Chroma Key with a difference
MM: Chroma Key with a difference
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm
Review of Sequences from TV program – Members ‘ Works in Progress Topic : Chroma Key with a difference.
Archives

MOVIE MAKER’s MEETING – Tue 2nd July, 2019 – DaVINCI RESOLVE 15 EDITING OVERVIEW/WORKSHOP

A great opportunity for members who are interested in learning about the wonderful new FREE video editing software that offers a variety of tools for professional video editing and colour grading along with a built-in visual effects tool set and robust audio editor.

In order to learn more about this amazing software, make sure that you attend the Movie Maker’s Meeting on Tuesday 2nd July at the School Hall at 7.30 pm. This is not just a Movie Maker Group Meeting, but a Meeting for all members who are interested in video making.

More detail is available on the Club’s website Calendar.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, June 30, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP’S JUNE 2019 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

The Photography Group’s June 2019 Monthly Newsletter is now available on the website. Did you attend the Holiday Travel Presentations or any of the other meetings in June? Read about what’s coming up with FCC’s 2019 Interclub and Member Training. I ask all members to take the time to read this Newsletter

by Bruce Shaw, June 28, 2019

Results for competitions in June Print

There were 18 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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

Elaine Duncan – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Susanne Souter – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Tim Porteous – Best In Section
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Vivienne Noble – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Barry Daniel – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Colin Marshman – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Jill Bartlett – Best In Section
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Dawne Harridge – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Brendon Parker – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Ruth Brooks – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Susanne Souter – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Tim Porteous – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Paul Charlier – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Jim Ollis – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Raymond Clack – Best In Section
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Karen Childs – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Raymond Clack – Best In Section
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Alexander Dawson – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

by Ruth Brooks, June 25, 2019

Results for competitions in June EDI

There were 10 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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

Karen Childs – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Ann Lamb – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Tim Porteous – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Joseph Baez – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Vivienne Noble – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Carolyn Womsley – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Tim Hoevenagel – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Clara Soedarmo – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Raymond Clack – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Matt Dawson – Best In Section
All Grades Open Digital

by Ruth Brooks, June 25, 2019

Competitions in June Print are closing soon!

Competitions in June Print will close Saturday, 22nd June 2019, 11:45 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • A Grade Open Colour Large Print
  • A Grade Open Mono Large Print
  • B Grade Open Colour Large Print
  • B Grade Open Mono Large Print

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, June 20, 2019

PHOTO GROUP “CAMERA CRAFT WORKSHOP” Tue.18th JUNE 2019

Tuesday June 18th 7.30 pm., at the School Hall… This Workshop is the first of three which is being held in order to address specific issues being experienced by our newer members. The next two will follow on 16th July and 20th August respectively.

This workshop will cover the basic skills required to understand your Camera, thereby covering the various modes, when, how and why they are used, what is best for certain compositions and depth of field.

We will also cover Exposure, Aperture, Shutter Speeds and ISO and how they inter-relate.

Please bring your Camera, fully charged batteries, Camera Manual and an open mind.

The workshop will run for approximately one hour, depending on the Group’s requirements. There will be time for questions and answers.

It would be appreciated if you could please indicate your attendance by way of an email to : secretary@wollongongcameraclub.com

NOTE : This workshop is strictly for Camera Club Members. Visitors are welcome, however a fee of $35.00 would be payable.

Thank you.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, June 13, 2019

MOVIE MAKERS’ JULY 2019 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

In this edition there is a report on the 29th Combined Video Clubs meeting at Bomaderry, a Club Outing to Callemondah, a tech evening with Brian Harvey and the Group’s Mid-Year Competition. Who won the coveted 1st Place? Connect to the Club’s website (Newsletters) and download your copy of the Movie Makers July Newsletter that is hot off the press.

by Bruce Shaw, June 9, 2019

Competitions in June EDI are closing soon!

Competitions in June EDI will close Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 11:45 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • All Grades Open Digital

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, June 9, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP’S MAY 2019 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

The Photography Group’s May 2019 Monthly Newsletter is now available on the website. Did you attend Steen Barnes’ Presentation or missed the May Monthly Competition with guest judge Philip Ramsden? Read about our members’ successes at FCC’s 2019 Topshot, who were selected to represent the club in the 2019 Australian Cup Challenge and what did happen on the Bermagui Photo Trip? I encourage all members to take the time to read this Newsletter

by Bruce Shaw, June 3, 2019