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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

Results for competitions in August Print

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 August Print

Beyond the storm
Matt Dawson – Best In Section
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

The Market Man
Helen Robinson – Best In Section
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Cairo Markets
Paul Charlier – Best In Section
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

The Coral Tree
Paul Charlier – Best In Section
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

butterfly10
Brendon Parker – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Tori
Tim Porteous – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Petals_
Dawne Harridge – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Old and Worn
Elaine Duncan – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Sunrise at Flagstaff Hill
Clara Soedarmo – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

the bridge
Jim Ollis – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

by Ruth Brooks, August 27, 2019

Results for competitions in August EDI

There were 9 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 EDI

WA COAST
Colin Marshman – Best In Section
All Grades Open Digital

Waiting for the Wind
Brian Harvey – Best In Section
All Grades Open Digital

Waiting
Jill Bartlett – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

The Quarry Wall
Dylan Tate – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

the Hibiscus
Kerry Gilmore – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Egret Flying 2
Susanne Souter – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Honeyeater
Carolyn Womsley – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Oh No
Vivienne Noble – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

The Yawn
Tim Porteous – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

by Ruth Brooks, August 27, 2019

Competitions in August Print are closing soon!

Competitions in August Print will close Saturday, 24th August 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, August 22, 2019

CAMERA CRAFT WORKSHOP Tuesday, 20th August, 2019.

Our last Camera Craft Workshop for the Winter Season will be held at the Figtree Heights Primary School Hall on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 at 7.30 pm with a finish hopefully no later than 9.00 pm.

This workshop will cover Camera Care (externally and internally) and Long/Timed Exposure with a practical session and critiquing.

What to Bring :

Camera plus Camera Bag

Fully charged batteries including spares

Spare Cards,

Remote release (essential)

Tripod (essential)

Visitors are welcome, however a Fee of $35.00 will apply.

Thank you.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, August 16, 2019

Final Reminder: All FCC 2019 Interclub Print Entrants

All advised Print Entrants please note:

Your Printed Entry required Tuesday, August 13th 2019.

Please ensure that your entry meets the FCC’s Specifications, that the Entry Label sent to you is attached correctly and is at the Club on Tuesday Night.

These Prints will be packed and sent to FCC on Wednesday August 14th 2019

Thank you for your assistance.

by Bruce Shaw, August 11, 2019

Competitions in August EDI are closing soon!

Competitions in August EDI will close Tuesday, 13th August 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, August 11, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP’S JUNE 2019 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

The Photography Group’s July 2019 Monthly Newsletter is now available on the website. It has been a packed month with regular meetings, Camera Craft Skills Workshop and a Social Evening. Include into the mix the FCC 2019 Interclub , Greenacres M2M Challenge that has kept us all on the hop. Our congratulations to Sue Souter LAPS for her first Photographic Honours. I ask all members to take the time to read this Newsletter

by Bruce Shaw, August 1, 2019