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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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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[...]
Nov
18
Wed
2020
6:30 pm Club Competition Night – Cancelled @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Club Competition Night – Cancelled @ Belmont 16s Sailing Club
Nov 18 @ 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[...]
Nov
22
Sun
2020
11:00 pm Submissions for Skiffy due
Submissions for Skiffy due
Nov 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[...]
Dec
9
Wed
2020
6:00 pm Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting
Dec 9 @ 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 Entries Needed NOW

Images for our club entry in Round 1 of the PSA Interclub Competition must be submitted by 15th October. Full details of these Interclub competitions can be downloaded from the “Club Documents” page of our website. 

ALL club members are invited to participate. It’s easy – just enter the same way you enter monthly competitions.  Please at least consider entering some of the images you are going to use as your IOTY entries. Don’t be shy! It’s free and you have nothing to lose.

by Roy Killen, October 11, 2020

Skiffy Newsletter October 2020

Hi there Happy Snappers, here is the October copy of our Club Newsletter – Skiffy. If you have any suggestions, ideas or items you wish to sell through Skiffy please email me on: skiffy16sphotographyclub@gmail.com.

Cheers,

Julie

by Julie Brooks, October 7, 2020

October Raw Image Challenge

The Raw image challenge is now open for the month of October. This will be the last challenge for the year. Simply download the image from the members area of the website and give it your best edit. Why not try a new preset or try an editing technique you have not used before. This months image is a landscape from the Cook Islands

October Raw Image Challenge

VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR SEPTEMBER RAW IMAGE CHALLENGE – Please vote for your favourite image. Voting is open to all members.

by Greg Carruthers, October 4, 2020

Entries for Maitland International Salon of Photography

Entries are now open for the Maitland International Salon of Photography. To save the cost of delivery and return postage for prints entered in the MISoP, members can leave their entries with Thomas Buckwalter. He will deliver them to the Maitland club and retrieve them for members when the MISoP is finished. Thomas can be contacted on 0487 151 269 or tbuckwalt@gmail.com. The MISoP can be found at https://maitlandsalonprint.myphotoclub.com.au/

Important note:  While completing the online entry process, please select NO to return of prints. By checking YES you will be automatically billed for return postage. So, even though you know and we know that your prints will be be returned by our club arrangement you will need to to check NO.

by Thomas Buckwalter, September 23, 2020

Results for competitions in August- Raw Image Challenge

There were 4 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in August- Raw Image Challenge

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Yachts at Sunset
Moira Taylor – 1st Place
August Raw Image Challenge

August Raw Image Challenge
Beryl Elsey – 2nd Place
August Raw Image Challenge

Sunrise Over Water
Don Anderson – 3rd Place
August Raw Image Challenge

August Raw Image Challenge
Brenton Elsey – 3rd Place
August Raw Image Challenge

by Greg Carruthers, September 19, 2020