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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.

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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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Jun
26
Wed
7:15 pm Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Presentation / training night @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
Jul
10
Wed
6:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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[...]
Jul
13
Sat
9:00 am NPF Weekend @ Belmont 16s
NPF Weekend @ Belmont 16s
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm
Session information will be available closer to the event.
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Important Announcements

Bill Chambers Presentation 12 June 2018.

Thank you Bill Chambers for another great presentation tonight. You have taken away a lot of the mystery concerning F stops, shutter speed, ISO settings and depth of field. Those of us who attended tonight learned that the DSLR camera offer the photographer flexibility and the ability to control the camera.

Bill will be leading the group on Saturday 15 June 9am at Belmont 16s club, to practice our newly learned skills. Roy Killen will also be there to give a hand.

Northern Photographic Federation 13 – 14 July 2019 Competition

Please bring your print entries for the NPF to our competition night at Belmont 16s club on Wednesday 19 June. The deadline for all entries is Friday 21 June at 11pm. All information concerning entries, fees and rules may be found on the NPF site.

This is your chance to make our club shine.

Belmont 16s Competition Night Wednesday 19 July 2019

The competition will be held in the Belmont Room. Members are asked to place their prints on the table, located at the door at 6.30pm. The meeting will begin at 7pm. Due to the small size of the room, EDI entries will not be shown.

by Diane Schofield, June 12, 2019

Hunter Wetlands Excursion – Saturday 14 September 2019 7.15am

We have organised a repeat visit for 25 of our members to the Hunter Wetlands on 14 September. Ken Bayliss, CEO of the wetlands has agreed to open up early for our group.  Morning tea will be provided.


The cost is $12.  Payment is due by 1 August.  After that date, if there are insufficient numbers, we will be extending the invitation to other clubs.
Last year this excursion was very popular and thoroughly enjoyed by all those who attended.

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by Terina Vale, June 10, 2019

You asked for it! 12 June 2019 7.15pm. Bill Chambers presents “Aperture, ISO Shutter speed”

Do you remember that your homework was to read your camera manual before attending this session? Well you still have time to do so. Please bring your cameras and manual with you to this session.

Bill will be leading you on Saturday 15 June to practise your new skills. He will give you the details on Wednesday night.


by Diane Schofield, June 8, 2019

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

Cessnock City Library hosts Belmont 16s Photography Club Exhibition June 2019.

The Exhibition is now open and it looks great. As we worked, we received many positive comments about the standard of the professional images.

Thanks to our helpers, Thomas Buckwalter, Bill Chambers, Jill Helps, Katherine James, Rob Oyston, Susan Slack and Colin Schofield, the work of hanging the images, was quickly completed. A special thank you to Katherine James for organising and framing both exhibitions.

by Diane Schofield, June 3, 2019