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The Club is commencing all its meetings from February  2021 in the School Hall for the benefit of  financial members and  invited guests. The meetings will comply with our CoVid Plan to meet with the Health Department requirements. This will affect how the meeting is run.  Social distancing requires that a maximum of 36 seats will be available in the Hall. No refreshment facilities are available.

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 Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm.

 

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Upcoming Events
Feb
2
Tue
2021
7:30 pm MM Audio-Visual of a holiday or ...
MM Audio-Visual of a holiday or ...
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm
MM: Hot Spot – Members work in progress     Zoom meeting only
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

CLUB SOCIAL EVENING Tue.29th October at 6.30pm

A reminder that our 5th Tuesday Social evening is on again and will be held at the Wollongong Golf Club. Please meet by 6.30 pm and get your dinner orders in early.

All members and their families are invited to attend; this includes the children and the grandchildren if they wish to join.

Hope you can make it.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, October 25, 2019

Results for competitions in October Print

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 October Print

Matilda
Ruth Brooks – Best In Section
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Steelworks by Night
Helen Robinson – Best In Section
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

APPROACHING 20000 FEET
Monte Hunt – Best In Section
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Basket
Jim Ollis – Best In Section
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Golden Light_
Dawne Harridge – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Distraught
Dawne Harridge – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

The power of a smile
Tim Porteous – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Like a Ballerina
Ann Lamb – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Javelin Thrower
Jim Ollis – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

by Ruth Brooks, October 23, 2019

Results for competitions in October EDI

There were 3 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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

More Hens Mating
Sue Martin – Best In Section
All Grades Open Digital

Spiral Staircase
Vivienne Noble – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Traffic Hazard
Carolyn Womsley – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

by Ruth Brooks, October 23, 2019

Competitions in October Print are closing soon!

Competitions in October Print will close Saturday, 19th October 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, October 17, 2019

PG – 8th OCTOBER .. PORT KEMBLA PHOTO SHOOT – CANCELLED

Apologies members, but due to uncertainties with the weather this evening our President has made an executive decision to cancel our programmed “Industrial Photo Shoot” at Pt. Kembla.

Instead, we will meet at the School Hall at the usual time of 7.30 pm., and have a semi-educational evening with discussions and tutorial videos.

Thank you very much for your co-operation and we welcome those that can attend.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, October 8, 2019

Competitions in October EDI are closing soon!

Competitions in October EDI will close Tuesday, 8th October 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, October 6, 2019

PG MEETING – Tue.8th OCTOBER – Industrial Photography at Pt Kembla

PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE SCHOOL HALL

Weather permitting, we will meet at 6.30 pm., at the Gabriella Memorial Carpark near the Steelworks Sinter Plant/Harbour Discharge Berths entrance at the end of Christy Drive, Pt Kembla.

Should there be a change in the weather making it unsuitable for night photography, I will send an e-mail out to all members by 5.00 pm., advising of the cancellation and we will hold our meeting at the School Hall.

What to bring :

Camera, Flash, Tripod, fully charged batteries (including spare), Memory Cards, Remote release/cable, Torch/head torch, Filters (optional), Water and/or thermos of Tea or Coffee if you wish.

What to wear :

Warm clothing, weather Jacket, covered Shoes, Beanie.

Please contact me on 0401 540 699 should problems arise on the night itself.

Thank you.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, October 1, 2019