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Happy Hour: Focus Stacking with David Male

Our Happy Hour meetings started as a way for us to remain in contact during the COVID lockdown, thanks to many awesome members we've been treated to a few presentations from our fellow members who are willing to share their learned skills with the rest of us.

This week, David Male shared his journey in Focus Stacking his macro photographs, he has also provided us with detailed notes about his process.

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Meeting Updates - We're Still Here!

Members are encouraged to check their email for correspondence from secretary@williamstowncameraclub.com.au. We will be endeavouring to conduct meetings via Zoom for the duration of the pandemic restrictions and will direct members to our Zoom links through email or via our private group on Facebook.

If you aren't receiving emails from the club, usually at the rate of at least one per week, please email webmaster@williamstowncameraclub.com.au so we can ensure we have your correct email address on file.

 

Art In Pulic Places Launch 2014

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Hobsons Bay Council held the official launch of Art In Public at Scienceworks in Spotswood. Our club was invited to be the official photographer for the event.

There was a string quartet playing in the planetarium entrance, welcoming the guests. The guests then made their way down the to the pumping station where the night's events were held.

Speeches were made by the Mayor, Councillor Sandra Wilson, and Deputy Mayor, Councillor Colleen Gates. There was also a body percussion performance by Grace Vanilau, and a showing of the Projector Bike.

It seems the night was over as soon as it began. Graeme Brown, Cathy Buchanan, Trevor Davis, Lisa Sandy, Andrea Sparks and I brought our cameras along and captured the event in its entirety. The gallery below shows a small selection of these photos.

 

Member Update

A few updates from last week's meeting and other small items that have come up in the last week or so. Includes information about the book Neil mentioned "Cambodia with Love", photo enlargements, matting and framing.

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2012 End of Year Wrap-Up

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p>An annual wrap up from our club President. A look at the awards, our new life member, the 2013 sylabus, 2013 calendars and our theme for 2013; "Shoot with intent".

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Art in Public Places

The opening will be on Tuesday 3rd April, commencing at 4pm. It will move progressively between 3 venues in Douglas Pde, Williamstown, starting at Sussi’s Café (no 79-83), The Victoria Inn (65-67) and Prince Albert Hotel (149). Browse between the 3 place to find a familiar face. Or just go straight to the Vic Inn to see the WCC display.

Press release follows.

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New website launched

Today is the "soft launch" of our new Williamstown Camera Club website.

With a greater focus on large, beautiful imagery our website will bring to the fore the wonderful work of our members. With future updates still in the pipeline it will also make entering competitions, adding content, creating dynamic galleries and interacting with other members much easier.

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Upcoming

Judging: 6th Competition: Open & Set Subject: People Portraits

Portraits are one of those subjects that everyone wants to do more of, but finding subjects to sit for us can be difficult, but we challenged our members to do exactly that for our 6th competition's set subject. How did they go?

Via Zoom
27th October 2020 7:30 pm
Presentation: Selby Markham: Cameraless Photography

Mr Markham will be taking us on an exploration of using photographic media to create photographs without a camera. The techniques used may surprise you... if you have done darkroom work before, some of it may be familiar. Come along and see what can be done with light, without the typical instrument we use to capture it.

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Zoom
10th November 2020 7:30 pm

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