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Archive for December, 2017

Xmas greetings and a taste of 2018

by on Dec.17, 2017, under Competitions, General, Outings, Special interest groups, Workshops

I am writing to wish you and yours a great Xmas and excellent New Year and to let you know of some of our 2018 activities.

The WCC website has been updated with 2018 dates and competition information. Our first meeting for 2018 will be the Social BBQ on Tuesday 9th January at Brickmakers Park in Oakleigh- 6.30 start. PLEASE NOTE: February competition entries are due at this gathering and you must be financial. MEMBERSHIP fees are due and need to be paid for competition entry.

While the 2018 programme may be subject to change we have some great speakers and activities scheduled The first competition night is 6th February. Set subjects are now listed on the schedule (definitions), as are the names of a number of the judges where available. NOTE: we now have 3 months with an additional Creative completion section and end of year aggregate trophy.

The first 2018 workshop is Aerial photography- hands on with Drones with Jeff Bethell from EE hobbies on Tuesday 20th February. Some of the 2018 topics are Still life, Creative Inspiration, Portrait photography, with more to come!

Special Interest groups- Creative, Flash/Portrait, Honours and now AV will be offered in 2018. A comprehensive training and mentoring schedule including contact details to register your interest has just been finalized and is now available.

Have a great festive season and see you all on 9th January!

Vicki Moritz

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Definitions for monthly competitions in 2018

by on Dec.10, 2017, under Competitions

February – The Beauty of Nature

An image taken outdoors and devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.

March – Abandoned

All entries in monochrome.

A subject, perhaps in a state of decay or isolation, which has been abandoned.

April – Circles

An image in which circles feature as the main design element. This can be any circular object, or a formation in which circular objects feature prominently.

May – Action / Motion

An image in which a sensation of movement is the primary focus, and the animation of the subject is clearly evident.

June – Triptych

Three images presented as one, bringing together either a story, similar compositional elements, colours, or similar subject matter – anything that draws the pictures together as a group.

July – Table top / Still life

An image depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically able to be accommodated within the confines of a tabletop and embracing a wide range of objects arranged in a visually pleasing or creative manner.

August – Architecture / Urban spaces

All entries in monochrome.

Images that capture scenes within a city or town that capture the essence of the location rather than simply a record of location. The image can be a picture of one or more buildings or structures, or a smaller portion of a building. Human figures may be included.

September – Faces and Characters

An image a single person, or group of people, providing some insight into their personality, interests, occupation or chosen lifestyle. An illustration of the person as an individual rather than simply as a photographic subject.

October – Fire, smoke or steam

An image in which fire, smoke, steam or a combination of these elements is a dominant feature of the image.

November – Series

A series of art / photography is a unified, cohesive, coherent and related body of work which involves creating multiple works of art around any of the same- Idea / Concept; Theme / Topic; Story; Philosophy; Issue; Subject Matter or Technique

Images in the series are to be submitted as one image with all images arranged within a single canvas at the standard competition size of 1920×1080, less than 2 mb

Ideas for the series can be found in Emma Gilette presentation How to Create a Photographic Series – Emma Gilette (23MB PDF). Ideas can also be found on the Photographic Society of America website where a series is presented as a portfolio of work. FIAP also have a similar honour as the MFIAP is awarded following submission of a portfolio of 20 works. NOTE: these sites may be slow to load.

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End of Year Results 2017

by on Dec.05, 2017, under Competitions

End of year competitions

Open Print

Vicki Moritz - Dead Swallow

1st – Vicki Moritz – Dead Swallow
2nd – Hai Thi Nguyen – GLENLYON PANO
3rd – Vicki Moritz – Junior gum

Colour EDI

Vicki Moritz - Honfleur harbour

1st – Vicki Moritz – Honfleur harbour
2nd – Tim Keane – Stairs
3rd – Geoff Shaw – Dream World

Monochrome EDI

Ross Eddington - Stairway to Heaven.jpg

1st – Ross Eddington – Stairway to Heaven.jpg
2nd – Vicki Moritz – Paris pigeon wrangling
3rd – Felix Shparberg – Street-singer

Aggregate awards

Set Subject EDI – A Grade

1st – Vicki Moritz – 20 points
2nd – Geoff Shaw – 19 points
3rd – Rosie Hughes – 18 points

Set Subject EDI – B Grade

1st – Rahul Kapur – 17 points
2nd – Ken Bichel – 16 points
3rd – Russell Lucas – 14 points

Open EDI – A Grade

1st – Rosie Hughes – 16 points
2nd – George Skarbek – 15 points
3rd – Anthony Yap – 14 points

Open EDI – B Grade

1st – Russell Lucas – 18 points
2nd – Jenny Yip – 12 points
3rd – Cheng Yip – 11 points

Open Print – A Grade

1st – Vicki Moritz – 24 points
2nd – Peter Bond – 20 points
3rd – Richard Conn – 15 points

Open Print – B Grade

1st – Hedley Anderson – 25 points
2nd – Ken Barnett – 13 points
3rd – Raymond Evans – 6 points

President’s trophy

Geoff Shaw - Looking Forward Looking Back
Geoff Shaw – Looking Forward Looking Back

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