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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 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.

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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Sep
22
Tue
2020
11:00 pm Submissions for Skiffy due
Submissions for Skiffy due
Sep 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[...]
Oct
14
Wed
2020
6:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Oct 14 @ 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[...]
Oct
21
Wed
2020
6:30 pm Club Competition Night – Cancelled @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Club Competition Night – Cancelled @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm
Due to restriction at the Sailing Club there is no access to the meeting rooms for the remainder of  2020. Judging begins at 7.00pm.  Members are requested to make sure that all prints are placed[...]
Oct
22
Thu
2020
11:00 pm Submissions for Skiffy due
Submissions for Skiffy due
Oct 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[...]
Nov
11
Wed
2020
6:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Nov 11 @ 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[...]
Recent Posts Archives

PSA Interclub Competitions

by Roy Killen, September 1, 2020

PSA INTERCLUB COMPETITIONS

Our club will be entering the PSA Interclub competitions again this year. Full details about the competitions can be downloaded from the “Club Documents” page of our website.

Entries for Round 1 of these competitions close on 15th October. If you follow the usual procedure for entering club competitions, you will see the five Interclub competitions for Round 1 listed.

The club Zoom meeting on Wednesday 5th August will be very helpful for members considering entering the Photojournalism or Photo Travel sections of the PSA Interclub competitions.

by Roy Killen, August 3, 2020

Zoom Workshop – PJ and Photo Travel

The next Zoom Workshop for club members will be on Wednesday 5th August at 7.30pm. The presenter will be Roy Killen and the topic is “Photojournalism and Photo Travel Images”.

Topics covered in this workshop will include:

  1. Interpreting the definitions for Photojournalism and Photo Travel.
  2. Selecting the best images for PJ and Photo Travel competitions.

This workshop will help members select and prepare images for the PSA-Interclub competitions (which are opening soon) and for other competitions with PJ or Photo Travel sections.

If you have attended a previous Belmont 16s Zoom meeting you will receive an invitation email on Wednesday – simply follow the link on your device if you wish to attend.

If you have not attended any previous Belmont 16s Zoom meetings but would like to participate in this new meeting please email Greg Caruthers and he will add you to the invitation list and help with any issues you may have.

by Roy Killen, July 30, 2020

Lake Macquarie International Circuit

Please note that IN ORDER TO GET THE 15% DISCOUNT ON ENTRY FEES YOU MUST EMAIL Roy Killen at LakeMacCircuit@gmail.com BEFORE YOU ENTER so that you can be given the discount code that you need to use when entering.

by Roy Killen, June 27, 2020

ZOOM WORKSHOP – COMPETITION SUCCESS

The next Zoom Workshop for club members will be on Wednesday 1st July at 7.30pm. The presenter will be Roy Killen and the topic is “Achieving Success in Photographic Competitions”.

Topics covered in this workshop will include:

  1. Interpreting competition rules.
  2. Benefits of entering Club, National and International competitions.
  3. Evaluating your own images.
  4. Choosing the best images for competitions.
  5. Getting the judges’ attention.

This workshop will help members select and prepare images for club competitions and it will be of special benefit to those considering entering competitions beyond club level – such as the Lake Macquarie International Circuit

If you have attended a previous Belmont 16s Zoom meeting you will receive an invitation email on Wednesday – simply follow the link on your device if you wish to attend.

If you have not attended any previous Belmont 16s Zoom meetings but would like to participate in this new meeting please email Greg Caruthers and he will add you to the invitation list and help with any issues you may have.

by Roy Killen, June 26, 2020