We meet at the Belmont 16s Sailing Club on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm.
Many of our members participate in a Facebook group:
Our club is a member of the Northern Photographic Federation.
Your entries for the IOTY must have been entered in a monthly competition this year – in the SAME section. For example, if you entered an image in a Nature section during the year you can enter it in the Nature section of the IOTY (but not in any other section).
However, images that were entered in Set Subject sections during the year may be entered in any relevant section of the IOTY. For example, if a Set Subject image meets the Nature definition it may be entered in the Nature section of the IOTY.
This week’s October competition night is the last opportunity to submit your EDI images and prints for the Image of the Year competition (IOTY). The website entry forms will close on Thursday morning.
Please bring your IOTY prints to the club and ensure you have submitted your IOTY entries on the Club website by this date.
You can now nominate any entries you submitted in the October competition as part of your IOTY entry.
Also if you haven’t already, please have a go at the online scoring trial for the September colour EDI sections. This allows you to preview the images and score them
Use these links to access the scoring page. (please logon first)
Online scoring is done by entering a score from one to five for each image. Use this as a guide for scoring:
This activity can only be done on a computer with a keyboard – iPads, phones or any other touch device are not suitable. use the number keys along the top of your keyboard.
The scores will be announced at the next competition meeting. Please complete your scoring before the competition night.
We now have 3 spare spots for our bird photography trip to the Wetlands. If you would like to take one or more of these spots, please contact Sue ASAP at
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Wednesday, 10 October at 7pm – Presentation by Helen Walker on Art and Photography, followed by Sue Slack on her recent trip to Madagascar.
Wednesday, 17 October from 6.30pm – October competition night and the last opportunity to submit your EDI images and prints for the Image of the Year competition (IOTY). Please bring your IOTY prints to the club and ensure you have submitted your IOTY entries on the Club website by this date.
Please note that if you want to enter any of your October Club Entries into IOTY, you will not be able to select it until Monday, 15 October and closing on Wednesday, 17 October.
Wednesday, 24 October at 7pm – Dennis Archibald will present on “Pros and cons of photography tours”.
Saturday, 27 October at 7.15am for 7.30am start – Shortland Wetlands visit (bookings essential).
Sunday, 28 October – IOTY judging.
Wednesday, 14 November from 6.30pm – Lake Macquarie National Exhibition Awards Presentation night.
Wednesday, 21 November from 6.30pm – IOTY Awards Presentation night. This will be fun social atmosphere with drinks and nibbles provided. Not to be missed.
Sunday, 9th December – Ho Ho Ho – Club Christmas Party and presentation of overall Image of the Year winner (chosen by online voting). A wonderful way to come together as a club and celebrate our great year of photography. More details available soon.