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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.)

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.

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Oct
23
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7:15 pm Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Oct 23 @ 7:15 pm
Month 2019 Sessions 2nd Wednesday 4th Wednesday Links and documents January Basic image editing in your choice of software Roy Killen Making better images Scott Fowler A well known NZ photographer https://www.scoiwi.com https://www.scottfowlerfineart.com  February Practical – Painting with[...]
Nov
13
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6:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
The Club Committee meets on the second Wednesday night of each month from 6pm to 6.45pm (prior to the training/presentation event). If you have any issues that you would like the Committee to consider, please[...]
7:15 pm Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Nov 13 @ 7:15 pm
Month 2019 Sessions 2nd Wednesday 4th Wednesday Links and documents January Basic image editing in your choice of software Roy Killen Making better images Scott Fowler A well known NZ photographer https://www.scoiwi.com https://www.scottfowlerfineart.com  February Practical – Painting with[...]
Nov
27
Wed
7:15 pm Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Nov 27 @ 7:15 pm
Month 2019 Sessions 2nd Wednesday 4th Wednesday Links and documents January Basic image editing in your choice of software Roy Killen Making better images Scott Fowler A well known NZ photographer https://www.scoiwi.com https://www.scottfowlerfineart.com  February Practical – Painting with[...]
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Reminder – Image of the Year competition closes tonight

Image of the Year (IOTY) entires need to be entered via the Club website by 11pm tonight (Sunday, 20 October 2019).

Please make sure you give your IOTY prints to Sue Slack, no later than Wednesday’s presentation night (23/10/2019), in readiness for judging.

by Terina Vale, October 20, 2019

Opportunity for portrait Photography experience

Carla Edwards in the  Central Coast area is offering some special portrait shoots as  a fundraiser for Morisset Rotary. This could well suit those who are inexperienced in portrait work. She is offering 4 shoots on the day, six only participants at each session, cost of $50 per person. Models, lighting , backgrounds, props etc are included with some very experienced photographers to help out. Date: November 17th. 

Bookings necessary on first come first served basis. Book at:

https://form.jotform.co/CarlaEdwardsAtelier/november-17-studio-sessions

For any other queries, such as times etc, email Carla at:

carlitae@tpg.com.au>

or telephone 0407 102695

Note: check requirements for props or other gear at the time of booking

by Susan Slack, October 18, 2019

Results for competitions in October – Prints

There were 8 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 – Prints

Early light in the sea cave.
Sue Crickmore – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Hamish Shaped
Sean Sylvester – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Rain drops
Barbara Hunter – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Small Print

My Garden is Done
Annalisa Fowler – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Tin Shack Reflections
Carol Mcgrath – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Beach Strut
Carol Mcgrath – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Small Print

Evie and Alfie
Annette Collins – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced Open Colour Large Print

Indian Gentleman
Margot Hughes – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced Open Mono Large Print

by Susan Slack, October 17, 2019

PSA Interclub Entries needed

All members are invited to submit images to be considered as part of our club entry in the PSA Interclub competitions. Entry is via the normal competition entry page on the club website and there are four competitions: Open, Nature, Photojournalism and Photo Travel. 

The closing date for Round 1 of all the competitions is 30th October.

For more information refer to the September Skiffy or contact Roy Killen.

by Roy Killen, October 17, 2019

Mark your diaries!!! Upcoming Events and Presentations

16 October – Club Competition Night

20 October – Closing date for Image of the Year (IOTY) entries on the website (closes at 11pm)

23 October – Lake Macquarie Digital National Competition Night

13 November – Macro Photography Presentation by Neville Foster

20 November – IOTY Competition Night

27 November – Presentation by Jim Frazier OAM ‘Jim’s Story’

Sunday, 8 December – Christmas Party 

Reminder – Please give your IOTY prints to Sue Slack on either 16th or 23rd October.  Make sure you print your labels (front and back) and add them to your prints.

 

 

by Terina Vale, October 15, 2019