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VAPS Newsbrief October 2012

In October's packed VAPS Newbrief.

  • Congratulations Victoria on winning the 2012 Australian Interstate Photographic Competition.
  • More details of VAPS AGM - October 14, 2012
  • David Harradine tackles an often asked question: "Photoshop Vs Lightroom"
  • Items for sale
  • Competition information
  • Invitation to view audiovisual presentations from South Africa
  • Jim Weatherill Exhibition to celebrate his 70th birthday
  • so much more...

Download the VAPS Newsbrief October 2012 as a PDF.

 

Astrophotography Presentation by Alex Cherney

Wow... I couldn't think of another first word to write. Right from the opening slide of Alex Cherney's astrophotography presentation I was in awe. You can see the opening image in this article.

It's pretty amazing to know Alex has only been indulging his interest in Astronomy since 2007 and now describes himself as an amateur astronomer, all the while making some extraordinary astrophotography images of the night sky.

The photo above was taken on the Great Ocean Road at Loch Ard Gorge and amazingly the only artificial light in the image is way off to the right, the faint orange glow of the lights from Warrnambool, the rest of the image is lit with starlight.

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Knox Interclub Competition

On Wednesday 25th July, Karen, Ray and David attended the annual Knox Monochrome Interclub Competition at Boronia. Williamstown Camera Club was one of the 7 invited Clubs to participate. The competition was divided into 4 parts – digital and print, novice and open. Each Club was permitted a maximum of 5 entries per category ie a total of 20 entries per Club. We were well represented by some lovely images from a wide range of makers. Jim Weatherill was the judge.

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Eye-Fi Card Review

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p>The Eye-Fi SD card is a self contained Wi-Fi product that allows you to wirelessly connect your camera to your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone to download photos for editing and/or uploading to photo sharing sites.

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VAPS Newsbrief July 2012

Covered in July's VAPS Newsbrief:

  • VAPS Annual General Meeting 2012.
  • Australian Native Plant Photographic Competition.
  • "Life Through the Lens" exhibition featuring the work of members of the Essendon Camera Club 13 July - 26 August 2012.
  • "Life in Your Hands: Art from Solastalgia" at the Horsham Regional Art Gallery 1 June - 29 July 2012.
  • Warragul Camera Club's 40th National Photographic Exhibition and Anniversary Dinner 13 - 15 July 2012.
  • 8th Pakenham National Photographic Exhibition 2012 Calls for entries.
  • Guide Dog Tales.

Download the VAPS Newsbrief July 2012 as a PDF.

 

Reverse Lens Macro & Extension Tubes

During last night's meeting, in addition to showing us a beautiful visual presentation, our guest, Sheryle Griffiths, introduced us to Reverse-Lens Macro Photography and Extension Tubes; we were enthralled. It was an excellent precursor to our upcoming macro workshop in August.

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Brighton Beach Bathing Box Photoshoot

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p>3.30pm, ready for a late afternoon and dusk photoshoot. Well planned – ready to see the colourful bathing boxes on the east side of the bay, bathed in low golden light coming in from the west. Strong front lighting. Perfect. 15 committed photographers, all rugged up and ready to go!

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Upcoming

Workshop: Paper Bag Challenge 2019

A night of mystery and creativity.

Brooklyn Community Hall
12th November 2019 7:45 pm
Presentation: Time Lapse Photography

Let's explore time lapse photography.

Brooklyn Community Hall
26th November 2019 7:45 pm

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