Our weekend away in 2022 will be to Phillip Island.
On Thursday 24th June 2021 is an outing to Sorrento.
Equipment to bring: Long & wide angle lenses, plus a tripod, for long exposure of the sea.
A last minute Waverley Camera Club Monthly Outing is scheduled for Wednesday 12th May 2021.
Thanks to Jennifer for volunteering to lead the day!
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
1A Sherbrook Road, Sherbrooke
Wednesday 12th May 2021 – 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Meet at the front gate of the gardens
This Saturday we have a tour of Valley Reserve with Ian Hunter about the indigenous plants and medicinal properties found in the Reserve.
The Waverley Camera Club will take photographs that will go towards an art exhibition in the Track Gallery, Mount Waverley Community Centre during NAIDOC Week (5-12 July). There may be an opportunity to take photos on the tour but I anticipate members will want to come back and take more images at a later time.
On Saturday 20th March 2021 join us for a casual stroll around Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne.
We will meet at 3pm by the William Tell Rest House.
A big THANK YOU to the members who have stepped up and offered to share a few images, photo essays or presentations during 2020. Photopix could not have happened without you!
LAST CHANCE FOR THE YEAR ! you can still send me some COVID lockdown or FREEDOM photos!
Purpose: Challenging yourself
Jen Fawkes – Creating portfolios
In 2017 the Photographic Society of America introduced a new category of honours with a focus on portfolios. In 2018 I achieved my Bronze portfolio distinction (BPSA) with a portfolio titled “Challenging Perceptions” and in 2019 achieved my Silver Portfolio Distinction (SPSA) with a portfolio titled “Once there were people’.
This presentation will discuss the process, rules, requirements and the images that were part of my application for portfolio distinctions.
Purpose: A photographic report
Helen Warnod – Educational partnerships
The sharing of professional expertise internationally leads to an amazing opportunity to experience educational, and cultural marvels, both in and behind the scenes, in Delhi and Northern India.
I chose to produce a photographic rather than a written report.
- Valparaiso – a Photo Essay by Keith Webster
- Sydney COVID photo essay –Valerie Martin
- Your COVID images
Last chance this year, why not volunteer for November!
Purpose: Photography and Learning
Trace O’Rourke – The 12 States of the Observer’s Mind
Trace will talk about the Conceptual Art Portfolio Awards [CAPA] program through the Australian Photographic Society (APS). She will share her Bronze portfolio, the process, her artist statement and the images.
Purpose: Photographic memorabilia & new technologies
John Noble – Before and after
During the second lockdown John been going through his old 35mm colour film negatives and rescanning with a more up-to-date scanner. Lots of memories and some surprising images were restored using newer technologies.
This video offers some experiences with film scanning and offers a quick view of some of the images.
Purpose: Profiling your work
Dave Sumner – About Dave’s photography
Dave is a photography judge and he provides judging services via correspondence for clubs that are remote and find it hard to get judges out to their clubs.
Because he doesn’t physically visit the club in person, he provides the club with a slideshow of his work which they play on the night. Dave presents one of those slideshows.
- Daren Fawkes – Lockdown (COVID photo essay)
- Your COVID images
Have you submitted your COVID Capers photo yet? Also, I still need volunteers for October!
Purpose: Macro photography
Jennifer Sui – An experience with MACRO
- What can we capture around our neighbourhood under the Macro photography category?
- How to achieve a clean and dark background?
- 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
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
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.