Calendar – 2022

DateTypeDescription
Feb 8th
7:45pm
Presentation

Greg Cromie - Travel Photography

Entries due: "Monochrome" and Open

Location: Via Zoom
Feb 22nd
7:45pm
Presentation

Georgina Steytler - Birds/Flora/Fauna

Georgina is an award-winning photographer joining us from her home in Western Australia to talk about her photography journey and her Birds, Flora, and Fauna work.

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Location: Zoom
Mar 8th
7:45pm
Judging

Judging: "Monochrome" and Open

See the results of our first competition for the year.

Location: Zoom
Mar 19th
2:00pm
Photo Shoot

Geelong and Sunset at Dog Rocks

Our first face to face outing is this Saturday and I am sure most of you are looking forward to it.  Please see below the agenda that we have put together and there will be several Committee Members also at each location.

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Mar 22nd
7:05pm
Presentation

Gill Fry - Pluto Trigger

Come along and find out about this exciting tool you can add to your photography gear to make some awesome photos.

Entries due: "Windows" and Open

Location: Zoom
Apr 12th
7:30pm
Presentation

Mario Mirabile: Architecture

Join Mario for a look at Architecture photography.

Note: COVID-Safe Policy Applies

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Apr 26th
7:30pm
Judging

Judging: "Windows" and Open

See the results of our second competition of the year.

Location: Zoom
Apr 30th
2:30pm
Photo Shoot

City Walk

City Walk - Saturday 30 April - Itinerary 

Start: Federation Square 2:30pm

End: Seafarers Bridge/South Wharf eateries 6:00/6:30pm

Distance:  approximately 2km 

Sunset is 5:16pm with Civil end at 5:43pm

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Location: Meet at Federation Square
May 10th
7:30pm
Presentation

Still Life Workshop

Bring along your camera gear and tripod as we venture into the world of Still Life Photography.

Plan is a few stations:
Setup 1: with a studio light & diffuser

Setup 2: with a cheap light, diffuser to soften the light and a reflector  

Setup 3: with a video LED light & diffuser and a reflector. 

Setup 4: a slice of kiwi fruit, and a rose with back-lighting

A number of medium to smallish backdrops will be used.

President’s laptop will be used at Walker Close. We will try our webcam to show each setup and explain the setup, camera settings, lighting, etc.

Entries due: “Architecture” & Open

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
May 24th
7:30pm
Workshop

Adrian Whear – Street Photography

This meeting was rescheduled from 10th May

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jun 3rd
10:00am
VAPS Event

VAPS Convention – Wangaratta

More details to follow... visit VAPS.org.au

Jun 14th
7:30pm
Judging

Judging: "Architecture” & Open

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jun 26th
9:00am
Photo Shoot

Mount Macedon Fungi Hunt

It has become a tradition and a fun day out looking for fungi in the misty mountains of Mount Macedon. There is a huge array of fungi to see.

Location: Mount Macedon Victoria
Jun 28th
7:30pm
Workshop

Light Painting – Altona Beach

Meet on the shores of Altona Beach and make some wonderful images using light, and our fellow members. It's always a great night out of the club rooms.

Entries due: “Emotions” and Open

Location: Altona Beach
Jul 12th
7:30pm
Presentation

Still Life – Robert Moyses

Robert Moyses, one of our members, has been hitting it out of the park when it comes to his Still Life work and he has graciously agreed to share his methodology with us in a presentation.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Jul 23rd
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Waterfalls – Malmsbury/Trentham

Actual locations and times to be confirmed

Location: TBC
Jul 26th
7:30pm
Judging

AGM & Judging: “Emotions” & Open

Our Annual General Meeting followed by the judging of our "Emotions" and open competitions

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Aug 9th
7:30pm
Workshop

Workstations – Food Photography

We'll checkout out the practicalities of photographing food. Bring along your camera and tripod.

Entries due: “Series” and Open

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Aug 23rd
7:30pm
Presentation

Pano Presentation & Practical

We'll start with a presentation about capturing the perfect panorama and then go through some practical examples right there in the room.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Sep 2nd
11:00am
Weekend Away

Benalla Weekend Away

Itinerary TBC

Location: TBC
Sep 13th
7:30pm
Judging

Judging: "Series" & Open

The results of our competition "Series" and Open

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Sep 27th
7:30pm
Workshop

Workstations - Macro

We delve deep into the world of Macro. Bring along your camera, tripod, and any questions.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Oct 11th
7:00pm
Workshop

City Walk – Siddeley Street Car Park

We leave the clubrooms behind and head out for a night photoshoot starting at Siddeley Street Car Park. Note the earlier start time of 7pm.

The course our city walk takes is TBC but we have the option of going over to Docklands or checking out South Wharf.

Oct 22nd
9:00am
Photo Shoot

Photography Scavenger Hunt, Williamstown/Birds/Landscape

We'll probably do this one in teams and be given a list of things to find and capture with our cameras. It will be a fun and interesting way to interact with our local surrounds.

Location: Williamstown
Oct 25th
7:30pm
Judging

Judging: “Food” and Open

The final round of judging for the year's competitions: "Food" and Open.

Entries due: End of Year Competition

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Nov 8th
7:30pm
Workshop

Paper Bag Challenge

Our first in-person for what seems like forever. The Paper Bag Challenge is a quick-paced adventure right there in the clubrooms as we are split into teams and given a mystery item to photography. It is always fun to see what the members come up with once presented with the unexpected item.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Nov 22nd
7:30pm
Meeting

Winners from 2021 – Image Makers Talk

We hear from the makers of the Images of the year for 2021 and hear about their approach to their work.

Location: Walker Close Community Centre
Dec 6th
7:00pm
Social

Club Christmas Dinner

Details TBC

Location: TBC
Dec 13th
7:30pm
Awards Night

Annual EOY Awards Night

We present the awards for 2022 at our final meeting of the year!

Location: Walker Close Community Centre

Upcoming

Presentation: Still Life – Robert Moyses

Robert Moyses, one of our members, has been hitting it out of the park when it comes to his Still Life work and he has graciously agreed to share his methodology with us in a presentation.

Walker Close Community Centre
12th July 2022 7:30 pm
Photo Shoot: Waterfalls – Malmsbury/Trentham

Actual locations and times to be confirmed

TBC
23rd July 2022 10:00 am

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