Photopix – September 2020

Have you submitted your COVID Capers photo yet? Also, I still need volunteers for October!

 

Purpose: Macro photography

Jennifer Sui – An experience with MACRO

  1. What can we capture around our neighbourhood under the Macro photography category?
  2. How to achieve a clean and dark background?
  3. How to get creative with Macro photography?
 

Purpose: A photographic travel theme

Daren Fawkes – Nepal and Tibet

A tale of trekking in two countries, Nepal and Tibet.

 

Bonus: Three COVID photo Essays!

  • Geoge Skarbek – Glen Waverley
  • Daren Fawkes – Lockdown
  • Fred Seeber & Helen Warnod – After the storm

Photopix – August 2020

A big THANK YOU to the members who have stepped up and offered to share a few images for the month of August!

 

Purpose: A photographic travel theme

Lyn Robinson – Lyn tells you where to go!

Lyn will take you on a trip to places that not only make for a great holiday, but sites that also provide fantastic photo opportunities.

 

Purpose: A photographic portrait theme

Keith Webster: Faces of the World

The slideshow ‘Faces of the World’ presents street captured portraits of people encountered during our travels in Africa, Norway/Iceland, Mexico, Caribbean, Asia, South America and Australia. The usual presentation is firstly a context image followed by a portrait cropped to top or side.

 

Purpose: Inspiration during COVID lockdown

4 people have submitted!

Where is your COVID photo?

There is still time to submit!

Send Helen one photo

Photo: Geoff Shaw

Increasing your chances of success in competitions

All members are welcome to join this workshop hosted by the Honours Group on Wednesday 12 August at 7:30pm.

This workshop will help members select and prepare images for club competitions and it will be of special benefit to those considering entering National or International competitions. The session will last for approximately 90 minutes and there wil be opportunities fo participants to ask questions.

You can see some of Roy’s work at www.roykillen.photography.

Photopix – July 2020

This Thursday 16th July we have two presentations by WCC members who will share what they get up to when the leave the house! The presenters will share their stories via Zoom, followed by questions from the audience.

We will also take a quick glimpse at the work that is produced by one of our workshop classes.

 

Purpose: Getting out in COVID-19 times

Geoff Shaw – Nature in my neighbourhood

In a travel restricted world. I’m exploring the abundant nature here in Melbourne. I’ll discuss the what, where and how, and hopefully inspire you to expand your nature photography close to home.

 

Purpose: Perfecting your photography

George Skarbek – Night sky photography

A PowerPoint presentation, with George’s comments and photographic examples, that focus on how to plan and proceed to produce good photos of the night sky. There will be many hints and tips on how to start and what you need and some tips on what to avoid.

 

Purpose: The value of WCC workshops

Jen Fawkes – Camera Fundamentals

The WCC annual ‘Camera Fundamentals’ workshops are specifically designed for members new to photography. It provides a safe environment to learn about the basics of camera craft and photography. The is a showcase of their recent work in the CBD.