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Macedon Fungi Hunt 2023

Our annual fungi hunt yesterday, saw 18 Members and family including new family, Andrew, Maria and Patrick McIntyre head up to Mt Macedon, meeting at Days Picnic Ground.

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Competition 2 - Curves and Open

Competition results for our second competition of 2023 - Curves and Open. Our judge was David Skinner. As we no longer advise scores we will only be presenting the award winners. We do still receive scores from the judge so if you would like your score please contact Tania, our competition steward via competitions@williamstowncameraclub.com.au and she will let you know.

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Macro Photography Tips

In preparation for our Fungi Hunt at Mt Macedon on the weekend here are some tips for the equipment you might need and the techniques you could employ to take some great macro fungi shots.

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Competition 1 - Monochrome and Open

Competition results for our first competition of 2023 - Monochrome and Open. Our judge was Jean Philippe Weibel. As we no longer advise scores we will only be presenting the award winners. We do still receive scores from the judge so if you would like your score please contact Tania, our competition steward via competitions@williamstowncameraclub.com.au and she will let you know.

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Ballarat Outing 2023

The forecast of a hot and windy day did not deter fourteen photographers (and one supportive partner) from descending on Ballarat. Thankfully the wind kept the temperature in the mid to high twenties for most of the day but it did make hat wearing and holding the camera steady difficult. We gathered at the Ballarat station and soon dispersed, looking for interesting compositions. Brian’s hat went flying off his head and its rescue was captured by Karl, illustrating his street photography prowess. 

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End of Year Awards 2022

2022 season of Williamstown Camera Club is now behind us.

This year saw us step out of the shadow of COVID with our first uninterrupted-by-COVID calendar after the previous 2 years of lockdowns and cancellations.

We thank our of our presenters, judges, fellow committee members, and members at large, who have shared their skills and knowledge with us throughout 2022 and we look forward to all 2023 will bring.  Check out our calendar page.

We continue to be grateful to the members who choose to remain part of our club, you are all wonderful people with whom we love spending time.

Our competitions wouldn't be possible without the work of our Competition Steward, Tania Chalmers, who keeps them rolling along like a well-oiled machine. Thank you Tania.

Now on to the awards...

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Upcoming

Workshop: Flash Theory and Practical - Not Studio Flash

We're going to be working with standard flash units. On and off the camera. We'll look at the pros and cons of the many different ways to use your flash in photography for portraiture work and for lighting macro photos.

We will also following this up with a practical day on the weekend to practise using our flash outdoors.

Entries due for competition 4: "Red" and Open

Walker Close Community Centre
25th June 2024 7:30 pm
Presentation: Negative Space in Photography & Landscapes Part 2

James will join us via Zoom and take us through the concept of Negative space in photography can how it can be used to create an emotional response to your images or to focus on a singular subject.

Following this we will have part 2 of the landscape presentation by Neil and Ian Street.

Walker Close Community Centre
9th July 2024 7:30 pm

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