Welcome

We meet at the Belmont 16s Sailing Club on the third Wednesday of each month.  Presentations occur on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Visitors welcome. Go to About / Help / Contact for more info.

The club also runs a very active online competition and tutorial schedule.

The club caters for photographers of all skill levels, from beginners to highly experienced. You do not need to have expensive camera equipment to participate in the club activities.

Use the Join Our Club button to set up an account and sign up. Use the About Us button for more information and contacts.

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About our club

Belmont 16s Photography Club is a subsidiary club of the Belmont 16 Foot Sailing Club which is located on the eastern shore of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia.

All financial members of the Belmont 16 Foot Sailing Club are welcome as members of the Photography Club. (You must join the main club before joining the Photography Club.)

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Dec
1
Wed
2021
7:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Club Committee meets on the first Wednesday night of each month from 7pm to 8pm via Zoom. If you have any issues that you would like the Committee to consider, please contact the Chairperson[...]
Dec
22
Wed
2021
11:00 pm Submissions for Skiffy due
Submissions for Skiffy due
Dec 22 @ 11:00 pm
Each month the club publishes a newsletter called Skiffy. You will find all the latest news on a variety of topics including what’s happening on Zoom.   Send your submissions to our Newsletter Editor, Julie[...]
Jan
5
Wed
2022
7:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Club Committee meets on the first Wednesday night of each month from 7pm to 8pm via Zoom. If you have any issues that you would like the Committee to consider, please contact the Chairperson[...]
Jan
22
Sat
2022
11:00 pm Submissions for Skiffy due
Submissions for Skiffy due
Jan 22 @ 11:00 pm
Each month the club publishes a newsletter called Skiffy. You will find all the latest news on a variety of topics including what’s happening on Zoom.   Send your submissions to our Newsletter Editor, Julie[...]
Feb
2
Wed
2022
7:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Club Committee meets on the first Wednesday night of each month from 7pm to 8pm via Zoom. If you have any issues that you would like the Committee to consider, please contact the Chairperson[...]
Recent Posts Archives

Results for competitions in Oct Nov 2021 Raw Image Challenge

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 Oct Nov 2021 Raw Image Challenge

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Big Birds
Moira Taylor – 1st Place
Oct/Nov Raw Image Challenge

OctoberRawImageChallenge RK
Roy Killen – 2nd Place
Oct/Nov Raw Image Challenge

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Don Anderson – 3rd Place
Oct/Nov Raw Image Challenge

by Greg Carruthers, November 24, 2021

Zoom Workshop

The last Zoom workshop for the year will be held this Wednesday 24th Nov.

TOPIC: How to make the most of the new changes with Lightroom selective editing masking tools. Meeting starts at 7pm with login from 6.45pm. See you there GregC

by Greg Carruthers, November 22, 2021

Vote for the Overall Image of the Year

Time to choose the overall winner out of the nine 1st placegetters of this year’s image of the year competition.

To make your choice:

  • Go to the Members’ area and select 2021 Overal Image of the Year from the Published collections or follow this link:
  • Click on Slideshow, or click on the thumbnail of one of the entries.
  • Review the nine images
  • Use the Vote button to record your vote. The voted-for entry’s vote button will turn green.
  • Only one vote per person. If you vote for another entry your vote will move to the last entry voted for.

Please vote by November 30th

by Colin Woods, November 20, 2021

2022 Competitions

We are currently in the process of setting up the website to accept entries for competitions in 2022. Please DO NOT enter any competitions until we have reviewed the results of the 2021 competitions and finalised the regrading of members.

 

by Dennis Archibald, November 18, 2021

Results for competitions in 2021 Image of the Year

There were 27 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in 2021 Image of the Year

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Drop of Red
Steve McGrath – 1st Place
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Down the gullet
Susan Hansell – 1st Place
A Grade Nature Digital

Mystical Daisy
Di Wood – 1st Place
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Cicada standup
Di Wood – 1st Place
B Grade Nature Digital

Mountain To Climb
Chris Prior – 1st Place
Advanced Open Colour Digital

Nest nearly complete
Roy Killen – 1st Place
Advanced Nature Digital

Lounging Around
Carol Mcgrath – 1st Place
A Grade Open Mono

Banksia beauty
Di Wood – 1st Place
B Grade Open Mono

Careful weaving
Roy Killen – 1st Place
Advanced Open Mono

This way up
Susan Hansell – 2nd Place
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Lace Monitor Rivals
Ruth Keech – 2nd Place
A Grade Nature Digital

Orica at Night
Peter Treloar – 2nd Place
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Frozen in time
Di Wood – 2nd Place
B Grade Nature Digital

Total Focus 2021Olympic Champion
Helen Walker – 2nd Place
Advanced Open Colour Digital

Sea Eagle
Phil Whiteman – 2nd Place
Advanced Nature Digital

The Soldier 1940s
Susan Hansell – 2nd Place
A Grade Open Mono

White on black or black on white?
Di Wood – 2nd Place
B Grade Open Mono

Long Ride
Chris Prior – 2nd Place
Advanced Open Mono

Grace
Carol Mcgrath – 3rd Place
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Yellow tailed Black Cockatoos
Steve McGrath – 3rd Place
A Grade Nature Digital

Mist in the Valley
Peter Treloar – 3rd Place
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Butterfly
Peter Treloar – 3rd Place
B Grade Nature Digital

Old stylin’
Tim Kemp – 3rd Place
Advanced Open Colour Digital

Smooth Flight
Jennifer Carrigan – 3rd Place
Advanced Nature Digital

Portrait of a Girl
Carol Mcgrath – 3rd Place
A Grade Open Mono

No Jobs
Tiegan Mannweiler – 3rd Place
B Grade Open Mono

The Look 2
Greg Carruthers – 3rd Place
Advanced Open Mono

by Colin Woods, November 17, 2021