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 October 2021 – Digital

There were 9 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 2021 – Digital

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Orange Splash
Susan Hansell – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Southern Cross Pump
Toni Conquest – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Mono Digital

basket of wool
Mandy Craig – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade SetSubject Digital

Lake Louise
Peter Treloar – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Uplifting Rocks
Steven Nossiter – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Mono Digital

Coral tree
Di Wood – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade SetSubject Digital

Redhead Rocks Sunrise
Terina Vale – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced Open Colour Digital

Outback Silverton
David Hansell – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced Open Mono Digital

Rush Hour
Dennis Archibald – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced SetSubject Digital

by Dennis Archibald, November 15, 2021

2021 Image of the Year

The first stage of judging of the 2021 Image of the Year competition is now complete. If you would like to see the top 10 images from each competition please join our ZOOM Presentation this coming Wednesday night, Wednesday 17th November at 7.00pm.

There are many wonderful images in the top 10 placings in the Open Colour, Monochrome and Nature competitions from Advanced, A and B Grade. If you entered any of these competitions here is your chance to see the top 10 images selected by a panel of three judges. Even if you didn’t enter I am sure you will enjoy seeing some of the best work produced by our members in 2021.

by Dennis Archibald, November 13, 2021

What Is Instagram and Why Should You Be Using It?

Lifewire has  very interesting background information  on Instagram, how it works, how to use it, tips and tricks and how to set up an account. This site was recommended by our Skiffy Editor, Julie Brooks .  It is a very comprehensive site.

by Diane Schofield, November 10, 2021

Latest Edition of Skiffy

Please enjoy the latest news and read an important message from our President, Dennis Archibald, with some exciting updates about what we have planned in 2022. 

November 2021 Skiffy

by Julie Brooks, November 9, 2021

Belmont 16s Photography Club – 2022

I would like to thank club members for their support and patience over the last two years as we have dealt with the Covid 19 pandemic. It was hoped that club activities would largely return to normal in 2022 as the bulk of the population becomes vaccinated and the health guidelines allowed normal club activities to resume. Unfortunately we have been advised by Belmont 16s Club management that due to the club undergoing extensive renovations we will not be able  to hold any activities in the club next year. As a result we propose to move club meetings to the Valentine Bowling Club in 2022. We think this venue is an excellent alternative as it is very close geographically to the Belmont 16s Club and the upstairs room is spacious and accessible by stairs and a lift. To make this work some other changes will be necessary. 

We may have to adjust starting and finishing times for the Competition Night as currently Valentine Bowling Club is closing at 9.00pm. We will work through some of these logistics and advise members closer to the time. 

Print competitions will recommence in January 2022 but competition nights will move from the third Wednesday of each month to the second Wednesday of each month. This change is required to accommodate an existing booking arrangement at the Valentine Bowling Club. As a result all entries for digital and print competitions will have to be entered a week earlier i.e. by 11.00pm on the first Sunday of the month. We propose at this stage that tutorial nights will continue to be on line via ZOOM meetings as has been the case for the last two years. 

Membership of our photography club will still require membership of the Belmont 16s Sailing Club. The parent club has offered considerable financial support to our club over a number of years and this support is continuing. Becoming a financial member of the Valentine Bowling Club is not a necessity but your committee encourages you to join to provide support to this club who will not charge our club for the use of their meeting room. A social membership will cost $10.00 but membership runs from April to April so we are looking at $20.00 for 2022. 

If you have any questions about these changed arrangements please get in touch with either myself or another committee member. 

Finally on behalf of your committee I would like to wish you and your family all the very best for the festive season and to encourage you to get involved in club activities next year.

by Dennis Archibald, November 8, 2021