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.)

Would you like to join our club?

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Special events
all-day Scott Fowler Workshop
Scott Fowler Workshop
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day
” Come and spend a weekend­­­ with Scott Fowler, FPSNZ,GPSA,EFIAP,EPSA. A passionate photographer from New Zealand, who originally hails from Scotland. Let Scott show you how to get more out of your camera, which will[...]
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7:15 pm Presentation – Len Metcalf – Com...
Presentation – Len Metcalf – Com...
Feb 26 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Len Metcalf is an Australian Photography educator and mentor with a supportive teaching style. He has been called “the photographer’s Photographer”. https://lenmetcalf.com
6:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Mar 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[...]
7:15 pm Presentation – Bill Chambers – F...
Presentation – Bill Chambers – F...
Mar 11 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Bill is a valued member of our club.  He was a paramedic and is now teaching first aid.  He is in fact our club’s first aid officer.
Recent Posts Archives

Grading for 2020

In preparation of the 2020 Competition year the Grades of all club members are being reviewed. If you would like to request a change of Grade please email Roy Killen, roykillen@mac.com, so that your request can be considered by the Grading Subcommittee. All requests must be submitted before 30th November. 

by Roy Killen, November 18, 2019 Share:

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 Share:

Lake Macquarie National Exhibition

Entries are now open for the 2019 Lake Macquarie National. There are Colour, Mono, Nature and Photo Travel sections, plus a special Youth section. Full details and online entry are available here https://lakemacnat.myphotoclub.com.au This competition is run by our club so please support it. If you need any advice about entering please contact Roy Killen.

by Roy Killen, June 6, 2019 Share:

PSA Interclub – Photojournalism Round 3

The closing date for this competition has been extended until midnight on Sunday 3rd March. Please submit your entries as soon as possible.

by Roy Killen, March 1, 2019 Share:


The following PSA Interclub competitions are now open for entries:

Photojournalism – Round 3 – closing March 1.

Photo Travel – Round 3 – closing March 11.

Nature – Round 3 – closing April 1.

Color.Mono – Round 4 – closing April 12.


To enter: Log in to the club website and click on Members>Competitions. Then scroll down till you see the competition name (in a green box) and click on “Upload”. Select your image and when it has uploaded click on the”enter” dot and then on the “Submit your entry” button.

If you try to upload but get the message “The maximum number of entries has been reached” just click on the “View Entries” button and then the “Remove” button if you want to change your image.

If you have any questions about these competitions please contact Roy Killen.

by Roy Killen, February 20, 2019 Share: