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November 2014 ‘Photo Travel’ results

by on Oct.28, 2014, under General

Printed images of the month

Vicki Moritz - Foggy Dawn Val DOrcia
A grade: Vicki Moritz – Foggy Dawn Val DOrcia

Geoff Shaw - Icelandic Church
B grade: Geoff Shaw – Icelandic Church

EDI images of the month

Lenore Pedrina - Auroral Show
A grade: Lenore Pedrina – Auroral Show

Richard Pilcher - Togetherness.jpg
B grade: Richard Pilcher – Togetherness.jpg

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President’s Trophy – Photography Competition

by on Oct.23, 2014, under Competitions

This year the President’s Trophy theme is Clichés and Sayings.

You can enter up to three EDI’s or AV’s.

Email your entries to comp@waverleycameraclub.org and the naming format is:
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Entries are due by Sunday 16 November 2014

RULES

A few people have asked me what the rules are. Well, “there are no rules”, “the judges decision is final”, “I’ll be the judge of that, thank you”, “no correspondence will be entered into” , “you gotta be in it to win it”, “make ’em laugh or make ’em cry”, “anything goes”. Remember “rules are made to be broken”.

“Break a leg”.

Paul

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Swap Meet & Table Sale after the AGM

by on Oct.15, 2014, under General

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Swap Meet & Table Sale
Tuesday 21 October 2014

Do you have photography books that you have read, lenses and equipment you have replaced, camera bags that are too big or too small, etc? If the answer is yes then bring them along to next Tuesday’s AGM and you can sell them or swap them with other members who want what you no longer need.

Members are solely responsible for any deals or financial arrangements entered into.

Sale & swap begins immediately after the Annual General Meeting.

If you would like to advertise you gear before hand you can post to the club’s Facebook page.

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Sunday Outing 2nd Nov – Royal Cranbourne Botanical Gardens

by on Oct.13, 2014, under Outings

 

The November Sunday outing is to the Royal Botanical Gardens in Cranbourne and as it is Springtime there should be plenty of budding plants to grab the attention of those close up photographers. There is also quite a bit of modern art at the gardens as well as several pleasant walks. For the wildlife photographer there is usually an abundance of New Holland Honeyeaters and I have seen Bandicoots amongst the gardens but they are a challenge to see never mind to photograph. The gardens also boast several walks including a 4km nature trail and a bushland experience.

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The plan is to meet at 9am at the Visitor Centre and at 12 noon for lunch at the Terrace near the Ornamental Lake. Please feel free to BYO if you prefer. Further details and information how to get there are below? Please see the note about letting Cookie know if you are intending to attend, on the notice below.

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End of year competition 2014

by on Oct.12, 2014, under Competitions

It is time for members to consider their entries for the end of year competition. Of images entered throughout the year, members can select from those to enter the end of year competition with three images in each of:

  • Colour printed
  • Monochrome printed
  • Open EDI

The entry must have been entered into a 2014 monthly competition and in the same format. A print must have been previously entered as a print, and an EDI must have been previously entered as an EDI. An EDI cannot be printed and entered as a print, or vice versa.

Entries are due by our November competition night which is on Tuesday 28 October. Bring your prints along to be placed in the competition box, but do not resend your EDI files to the comptetion address, you only need to send through the filename of each entry.

Don’t forget about the President’s Trophy. The topic this year is “Clichés and Sayings”.

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4-Club Late 2014 – Results

by on Oct.07, 2014, under Competitions

On the same night as the October competition, the 4-Club Interclub competition was held at Eastern Suburbs Camera Club’s new club rooms in Blackburn. Unfortunately due to miscommunication, Ringwood hadn’t entered and the night ended up being a 3-club event. WCC did as well as ever although we only retained one of the trophies instead of the two we had won earlier in the year. Although everyone as usual contributed to the overall scores, I would like to mention that Interclub rookie, Jason Roy Price scored 13 Points for his image Inside the Bean, well done Jason.

Here are the results starting with members special awards:

* Highly Commended (Colour Prints) – Slow Morning Cat Bay – Vicki Moritz
* Highly Commended (Mono Prints) – Iesha – Cuc Chong
* Highly Commended (Projected) – On the Way Home – Felix Shparberg

Colour Prints

Placing Club Points
First Eastern Suburbs 76
Second Waverley 73
Third Berwick 71

Mono Prints

Placing Club Points
First Waverley 76
Second Eastern Suburbs 75
Third Berwick 71

Projected Images

Placing Club Points
First Eastern Suburbs 75
Second Berwick 72
Third Waverley 71
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October 2014 ‘Portrait (Including Animals)’ results

by on Oct.07, 2014, under Competitions

Printed images of the month

Anthony Yap - Zohra
A grade: Anthony Yap – Zohra

Jason Roy Price - Kea
B grade: Jason Roy Price – Kea

EDI images of the month

Brian Bethune - The Father
A grade: Brian Bethune – The Father

Jason Roy Price - Eye of the Beholder
B grade: Jason Roy Price – Eye of the Beholder

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Sunday Outing – 5th October 2014 – Mentone Sunset

by on Oct.01, 2014, under Outings

We’ve all seen those dreamy seascape shots with the fluid sky and flat calm looking water but how many of us know how those are created. Well, on Sunday 5th October the cat will be out of the bag and who better to let the cat out than a session with Alistair Wilson.

Sunday’s outing will be a fantastic opportunity to spend time with Alistair and learn how to use filters and slow shutter speeds to capture those stunning seascape photos. Rumour has it that his mother may be there too and she is also a very accomplished seascape photographer along with a few other club members who have shown promise is this area.

The session is conveniently located at Mentone and will start at 6.45 pm on Sunday 5 October 2014, so this time you can have your lie in and eat your cake. Meet at the pier remains directly opposite where Warrigal Road hits Beach Road.

If you were at Alistair’s workshop earlier this year you will know this outing is not to be missed.

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