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 Recent Posts Archives

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 Share:

PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP’S SEPTEMBER 2019 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

The Photography Group’s September 2019 Monthly Newsletter is now available only via this link. An outing or two, Illawarra History Week Exhibition opening, regular meetings and the Monthly Competition has everyone busy. Please take the time to read this Newsletter as there are several venue and judge changes, along with important End of Year dates.

by Bruce Shaw, September 28, 2019 Share:

JUDGE CHANGE – NOVEMBER COMPETITION

The Photo Group’s November set subject competition “Icons” will be judged by Mary Furness instead of Terry Muller-Maher.

Terry has regrettably cancelled and quick thinking Ruth was back in touch with Mary who was our appointed Judge going back to April this year, but, if you do recall, did not make her judging debut.

However, all’s well that ends well and we now have the opportunity to finally meet Mary and look forward to welcoming her to our Club.

Dawne Harridge (Secretary)

by Dawne Harridge, September 26, 2019 Share:

Results for competitions in September Print Rural Australia

There were 11 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 Print Rural Australia

Cow on a Hill
Helen Robinson – Best In Section
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

COTTAGE
Colin Marshman – Best In Section
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Downtime
Karen Childs – Best In Section
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

End of the line
Valerie Porter – Best In Section
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

539
Ruth Brooks – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Hard Time
Joe Cremona – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Waiting For Rain 5
Susanne Souter – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Hay Delivery
Matt Dawson – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Dry
Michael Cherviakov – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Dripstone NSW
Sue Shaw – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Those Curious Cows
Ann Lamb – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

by Ruth Brooks, September 25, 2019 Share:

Results for competitions in September EDI Rural Australia

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 September EDI Rural Australia

HARVESTING
Colin Marshman – Best In Section
All Grades Open Digital

Country Road Take Me Home
Joe Cremona – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Sold
Michael Cherviakov – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Mooove Over
Elaine Duncan – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

vineyards
Ruth Brooks – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Cow Chewing Cud
Sue Martin – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Clouded colour over Grabine
Dylan Tate – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Any Gold There
Vivienne Noble – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

The Road Less Travelled
Joseph Baez – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

Sunburnt Country
Matt Dawson – Merit
All Grades Open Digital

by Ruth Brooks, September 25, 2019 Share:

Competitions in September Print Rural Australia are closing soon!

Competitions in September Print Rural Australia will close Saturday, 21st September 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, September 19, 2019 Share:

Competitions in September EDI Rural Australia are closing soon!

Competitions in September EDI Rural Australia will close Tuesday, 10th September 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, September 8, 2019 Share:

PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP’S AUGUST 2019 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

The Photography Group’s August 2019 Monthly Newsletter is now available only via this link. It has been a full month with regular meetings, the last Winter Workshop and the FCC 2019 Interclub Preselections. I ask all members to take the time to read this Newsletter.

by Bruce Shaw, September 4, 2019 Share:

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 Share:

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 Share: