Welcome to our club

Whether your passion is photography or movie making, our Club can meet all your needs. Regular presentations by inspirational Guest Speakers and monthly Competitions which are judged by professional Judges and/or Photographers continually provide new techniques and ideas on how to advance one’s photographic skills.

Visitors are welcome and age is not a barrier. Check out our Calendar and drop by on any Tuesday evening depending on your preference, i.e. Still Photography Group meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday and the Movie Maker Group meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday.


About Us

We meet 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
If you would like to talk to someone please ring the Club Secretary on 0457 415598. Leave a message if it is not picked up and we will answer ASAP.

 

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Upcoming Events
Jun
22
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2:30 pm PHOTO SHOOT – WINDANG ISLAND (r... @ Windang Island
PHOTO SHOOT – WINDANG ISLAND (r... @ Windang Island
Jun 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
2.30 pm …Meet in Car Park WHAT TO BRING : Camera with fully charged batteries & spare, also SD cards Tripod is a MUST for long exposures ND Filters, also Polarising Filter could be handy[...]
Jun
25
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7:30 pm PHOTO GROUP – “OPEN” COMPETITION...
PHOTO GROUP – “OPEN” COMPETITION...
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Note:  EDI Entries for this month must be in Monochrome only (NOT Colour)
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7:30 pm PHOTO GROUP – GUEST SPEAKER ‘ CR...
PHOTO GROUP – GUEST SPEAKER ‘ CR...
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Craig Parker a former member of our Club and now the holder of many awards in the Photography world, will  be sharing his knowledge covering the subject of “Shooting for Someone else” whilst also incorporating[...]
Recent Posts Archives

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

PG Meeting : Tuesday 12th March, 2019 – Meet ‘Geoff Smith’ – The Man from Oz!

An interesting evening awaits us this coming Tuesday and it is hoped that most of our members are able to attend, i.e., both the Photo Group and Movie Makers.

 Our Guest Speaker is Geoff Smith “The Man from Oz”. Geoff says that he owes his love of photography to his father Max, who was a keen photographer as a young boy back in the late 1930’s/early 40’s,   encouraging Geoff’s interest in his childhood years, helping him with both colour transparency and black & white darkroom work.

Whilst working these days almost exclusively in the digital medium, Geoff says that his grounding in the unforgiving colour transparencies has taught him to take care in order to get things right “in camera” rather than relying on post processing. (This is something that we all should aspire to) !

​Geoff has recently expanded his photography into the field of infrared, which has extended his possibilities with his love of black & white, and also aerial landscapes, thanks to the addition of a drone.  He has now added two new galleries covering these genres.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain an insight into someone else’s photographic world and be inspired.

See you all on Tuesday.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)



by Dawne Harridge, March 10, 2019

MAY COMP SET SUBJECT “GOLD/SILHOUETTE”

Hi Members … Please note that there is an amendment to the requirements covering EDI entries in the set subject competition in May. The information on the Website Calendar was misleading and has now been corrected.

This is entirely my fault and my apologies to anyone who may have started work on their May EDI’s. I am setting out below, the requirements for both Prints and EDI’s for the May competition…

PRINTS : Colour – set subject is ‘GOLD”

PRINTS : Monochrome – set subject is ‘SILHOUETTE”

EDI’s : set subject is “GOLD” … this means that no Monochrome EDI’s will be accepted. ONLY COLOUR EDI’s MUST BE ENTERED !

Should you have any concerns or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, March 10, 2019

MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR

To all our members and their families …. 

and a very …… 

Your Committee thanks you for your support of the Club throughout 2018 and we look forward to welcoming you ALL back in 2019.

Best Wishes from :  Bruce, Brendon, Brian, Helen, John, Ruth and Dawne

 

 

by Dawne Harridge, December 21, 2018

PHOTO GROUP – TUE. 13th NOVEMBER, 2018

Don’t miss the opportunity to be inspired and enthralled on Tuesday evening the 13th,  by Tom Putt, Landscape Photographer from the Mornington Peninsular.  

(more…)

by Dawne Harridge, November 3, 2018

FINE ART PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP WITH VICKY PAPAS – 20th OCTOBER 2018

A fabulous opportunity to attend a workshop with Vicky Papas on Saturday 20th October, 2018 from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm., at Camperdown Studios, 29 Australia Street, Camperdown.  Once you view her website, you will agree that the workshop would be well worth attending . (more…)

by Dawne Harridge, October 15, 2018

PHOTO GROUP : Tue. 14th AUGUST, 2018

Our Meeting on Tuesday 14th August will be all about printing. (more…)

by Dawne Harridge, August 10, 2018

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY – Sunday 29th and Tuesday 31st July 2018

Sunday 29th July … Outing to Cockatoo Island. 

A great day out with wonderful photo opportunities.  Ruth Brooks and Sue Martin have planned this day which starts at Wollongong Station on the 7.42 am train in the second last carriage.  Ferry times have also been sussed out so you won’t have too long a wait at Circular Quay. (more…)

by Dawne Harridge, July 11, 2018

KNOW YOUR FLASH – WORKSHOP with MALCOLM FACKENDER Tue.17th JULY,2018

The 3rd Tuesday in July is being put to good use as we will be running a “Know your Flash” workshop with Malcolm Fackender. If time permits, Malcolm will briefly discuss the use of ‘light modifiers’ too. (more…)

by Dawne Harridge, June 29, 2018

MOVIE MAKER MEETINGS – JUNE, JULY and AUGUST

A reminder to all members that the Movie Makers will hold only ONE meeting during the Winter months of June, July and August.  This will be on the 1st Tuesday of the month.

Please check the Club’s Website Calendar if unsure.

Photo Group members may have the opportunity of using the 3rd Tuesday in July and August as educational or discussion nights and the Committee is now looking into the feasibility of making this happen.  As often said … “watch this space”  !

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, June 6, 2018