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Queenscliff Sunday Photoshoot Report

Good natured ribbing started as soon as the teams were formed in Queenscliff. Team leaders Kris, Phil, Cathy and Tom got their teams in huddles and plans of attack were made.

Each team had to photograph five set subjects within two hours seagull/s, landscape/seascape, macro, architecture and a group self portrait.

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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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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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Bright Weekend Reports

Today we're excited to be able to provide not one, but two, reports from the Williamstown Camera Club trip to Bright, April 21 & 22, 2012. The first is from Tom Matthews. The second report comes from our president David Male. If members have any photos from the weekend they'd like to include in the gallery, please send them through.

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Exporting Photos from iPhoto 09

We've had some questions about exporting photos for use on the website. In this video you'll see how to export photos using Apple's iPhoto 09, with the steps listed below the video.

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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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