Calendar – 2014

DateTypeDescription
Feb 11th
7:00pm
Workshop

Print Mounting and Mat Cutting

A quick workshop for mounting your prints and cutting mat boards.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Feb 11th
7:45pm
Presentation

Travel Photography

Ian Rolfe will look at the equipment we should take when traveling, maximising your photo opportunities, handling inclement weather and taking care of your images while away.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Feb 22nd
6:30pm
Photo Shoot

White Night Melbourne

Experience the one night a year when Melbourne will be open all night. 7pm to 7am. A lot of free events and some paid ones too.

We'll be meeting at Federation Square at 6:30pm. Find us at the stairs in Flinders Street between ACMI and the tall building with the messages going around it. If 2013 is anything to go by the city will quickly be packed with people.

Location: Melbourne
Feb 25th
7:45pm
Workshop

Conversion to Monochrome

Part presentation, part workshop.

Entries due for Children's Portraits and Open.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Mar 11th
7:45pm
Judging

Judging: Children's Portraits & Open

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Mar 16th
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Photo Challenge - East Beach Bingo

Come along, be part of a team competing to take the best photos on the day. Part photowalk, part treasure hunt.

Location: Geelong Carousel
Mar 23rd
12:00pm
Entries Due

Entries for VAPS Interclub required / VAPS Half-Yearly meeting

This is when we have to hand them in, please submit your images prior to this date.

Mar 25th
7:45pm
Presentation

Image Evaluation and the Makers' Method

Simon will take us through the process of judging. Cathy will speak on creativity and coming up with ideas. Kris will talk about setting goals, through process and workflow.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Apr 5th
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Ballarat Outing

A day out in Ballarat. We've made this a Saturday for those who may want to stay over for the night.

We'll be starting out at Lal Lal Falls at 10am. Refer to your email or the event article: Ballarat Outing This Saturday for full details

Location: Lal Lal Falls
Apr 8th
7:45pm
Presentation

Macro with David Piko

Presentation by David Piko
Entries due for 2nd comp: Monochrome & Open

Apr 22nd
7:45pm
Judging

Judging: Monochrome & Open

Also a supper night

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
May 13th
7:45pm
Workshop

Portrait Photography / Off-Camera Flash / Working with Models

Entries due for Camberwell Interclub Competition

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
May 24th
9:00am
VAPS Event

VAPS Convention Geelong

Convention, interclub, photo shoots and presentations in Geelong.

May 27th
7:45pm
Presentation

Digital Asset Management

Presentation by Robert Groom
Entries due for 3rd competition Mirrors & Open
Introduction of the Paperbag Challenge

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jun 1st
12:00pm
Entries Due

Camberwell Interclub Entries Due

This is the day we need to deliver the entries to Camberwell. We'd need our member's entries by May 13's meeting.

Jun 10th
7:45pm
Judging

Judging: Mirrors & Open

Supper night, bring along a plate to share

Entries due for the Knox Interclub: Monochrome

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jun 23rd
6:00pm
Awards Night

Camberwell Interclub Night

Results and presentation of the Camberwell Interclub Competition.

Members are able to attend this night, car pooling is recommended.

St John’s Anglican Church, Rutherford Room, 552 Burke Rd. Camberwell starting at 7.30pm

Jun 24th
7:45pm
Workshop

Lightroom, Photoshop; Hands on, improve your images

A practical workshop, looking at your images as examples and working with you to improve them and your workflow.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jun 28th
1:00pm
Weekend Away

Weekend Away: Port Campbell

A weekend away is a great time to get to know your fellow members and have a little more time exploring your camera and our country. For this event we're heading to Princetown near Port Campbell, in the Port Campbell National Park, home of the 12 Apostles and many other scenic areas.

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Jul 6th
5:00pm
Entries Due

Knox Interclub Entries Due

Full details to be advised

Jul 8th
7:45pm
Annual General Meeting

AGM & Peer Review

A review of our photos from Port Campbell or any other photos you'd like to present for peer review.

Entries due for our 4th competition: Open and Paper Bag Challenge

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jul 22nd
7:45pm
Judging

Open and Paper bag Challenge Judging

This is also a supper night, please bring along something to share.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jul 23rd
6:00pm
Awards Night

Knox Interclub Awards Night

Details to be advised

Aug 3rd
1:00pm
Photo Shoot

Ice Hockey

Meeting at Medibank Icehouse at 1pm sharp. Game time is 1:15pm so please be prompt.

Location: Medibank Icehouse, Docklands
Aug 12th
7:45pm
Photo Shoot

Night & Low Light Photography in Williamstown

We'll be hitting Williamstown at night for a photo walk to take some low light and night photography. In the event of poor weather we'll meet at Customs House Hotel, Nelson Place (Opposite the Rotunda).

Aug 26th
7:45pm
Presentation

Photo Book and Printing

A look at the process of organising and printing your work. Perfect time to start to organise your images as books and calendars as Christmas presents.

Entries due for our 5th competition: Open and Night / Low Light photography

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Sep 9th
7:45pm
Judging

Open and Night Photography Judging

Supper evening, please bring along something to share.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Sep 23rd
7:45pm
Presentation

Panoramas: Taking and Stitching

David Male and Geoff Barton will walk us through the process of taking and stitching panoramic images. Geoff will show us his work with the Gigapan robot.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Sep 28th
3:00pm
Photo Shoot

St Pauls Beach

A visit to St Pauls Beach for a photo shoot, full details to be advised closer to the date. This is for late afternoon, sunset shoot.

Originally set for the 25th October this event has been rescheduled to make way for the Bright weekend that was moved due to conflict with school holidays and major sporting events.

Location: St Pauls Beach
Oct 14th
7:45pm
Presentation

Sports and Action Photography

With Leo McGuire

Entries due for our 6th competition: Open and Panorama

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Oct 25th
1:00pm
Weekend Away

Bright in Spring

Details to be advised.

This event has been shifted from late September to this new date due to conflicts with School Holidays and major sporting events.

Oct 28th
7:45pm
Judging

Open & Panorama Judging

Also a supper night, please bring along something to share

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Nov 11th
7:45pm
Presentation

How I did it, and Filters

By Brett Ferguson and Neil Anderson

Entries due for End of Year Competition

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Nov 15th
9:00am
Photo Shoot

Vic State Rose Garden & Werribee Mansion

A visit to the Victoria State Rose Garden and Werribee Mansion for a photo shoot. Bring your macro and and your landscape lenses.

Nov 25th
7:45pm
Presentation

5 Minutes of Fame!

Members to present on a skill they have learned throughout the year and a few images they are proud to have created.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Dec 2nd
7:00pm
Social

End of Year Social Dinner

Details to be advised, it will be hosted at a local restaurant

Location: TBA
Dec 9th
7:45pm
Awards Night

End of Year Awards Night

A presentation night and celebration of 2014

Location: Walker Close Community Centre

Upcoming

Awards Night: End of Year Awards Night

The culmination of the year. Our awards night and break-up event. Bring along a plate to share.

Brooklyn Community Hall
10th December 2019 7:45 pm
Meeting: Welcome BBQ

Gather for a BBQ to welcome everyone back for another year.

Entries due for 1st competition Open & Set: Monochrome

Brooklyn Community Hall
11th February 2020 7:30 pm

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