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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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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[...]
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[...]
Recent Posts Archives

Results for competitions in July – Prints

There were 8 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
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Sean Sylvester – Honours-Judges-Choice
Layers
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

John Bennett – Honours-Judges-Choice
I am not here
A Grade Nature Large Print

Barbara Hunter – Honours-Judges-Choice
Assassin in for the kill
A Grade Open Small Print

Carolyn Long – Honours-Judges-Choice
Moody Sunset
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Carol Mcgrath – Honours-Judges-Choice
White Faced Heron Feeding
B Grade Nature Large Print

Carolyn Long – Honours-Judges-Choice
Lake Maquarie at Dusk
B Grade Open Small Print

Annette Collins – Honours-Judges-Choice
The Heads
Advanced Open Colour Large Print

Roy Killen – Honours-Judges-Choice
Oxpecker on Cape buffalo
Advanced Nature Large Print

by Colin Woods, July 21, 2019

Results for competitions in June – Digital

There were 9 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
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Bettina Damme – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Bettina Damme – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Lee-ann Hattander – Honours-Judges-Choice
A Grade SetSubject Digital

Di Wood – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Sue Ehinger – Honours-Judges-Choice
B Grade Open Mono Digital

Roy Killen – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced Open Colour Digital

Margot Hughes – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced Open Mono Digital

Greg Carruthers – Honours-Judges-Choice
Advanced SetSubject Digital

Lincoln Roberts – Honours-Judges-Choice
Student SetSubject Digital

by Toni Conquest, July 17, 2019

Scott Fowler Workshop 19 – 21 June 2020

” 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 open many more opportunities to do more post processing or even less post processing by getting it right in the camera and make better images. Friday night he will talk about the thought process to make better mages, then Saturday and Sunday we will put into practice what he talked about. Scott is one of a small handful of photographers from around the world who has achieved Gold Portfolio level with the Photographic Society of America. This is a unique opportunity to learn from Scott.”  

Scott Fowler’s Website: http://www.scoiwi.com

There is a limit of 20 places. The cost is $195 per person (PayPal link below). Please note that no catering will be provided.

The first 20 people who pay for the workshop will be included in the workshop. Others will be placed on a waiting list.  

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“Making better images”

Program

Friday, 19 June 2020 7 – 9pm – Presentation on key topics and outline of workshop – Belmont 16s Club

Saturday, 20 June 2020 9am – 4pm – Practical sessions – several locations

Sunday, 21 June 2020 9am – 4pm – Practical photography around the club and or some post processing, Q&A – Belmont 16s Club

Both days include looking at how to get more out of your camera and how to collect more information, so you have more to play with in post processing. 

Not only will you learn a lot, but you are guaranteed to have fun. Scott Fowler is a very experienced photographer, instructor and international judge.

Scott’s qualifications and experience include:

  • Online instructor with the PSA
  • International awards. 
  • Accreditation of Excellence with FIAP & Excellence Level with the PSA. 
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Photographic Society
  • Experienced in commercial work, portraits, excels in monochrome and colour.

by Terina Vale, July 15, 2019

Competitions in July – Digital are closing soon!

Competitions in July – Digital will close Sunday, 14th July 2019, 11:00 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • A Grade Open Colour Digital
  • A Grade Nature Digital
  • A Grade SetSubject Digital
  • B Grade Open Colour Digital
  • B Grade Nature Digital
  • B Grade SetSubject Digital
  • Advanced Open Colour Digital
  • Advanced Nature Digital
  • Advanced SetSubject Digital
  • Student SetSubject Digital

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, July 12, 2019

Competitions in July – Prints are closing soon!

Competitions in July – Prints will close Sunday, 14th July 2019, 11:00 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • A Grade Open Colour Large Print
  • A Grade Nature Large Print
  • A Grade Open Small Print
  • B Grade Open Colour Large Print
  • B Grade Nature Large Print
  • B Grade Open Small Print
  • Advanced Open Colour Large Print
  • Advanced Nature Large Print

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, July 12, 2019