Calendar – 2019

Download a Printable PDF version of our 2019 Syllabus Last updated 2018-11-22
DateTypeDescription
Feb 5th
7:00pm
Workshop

Matt Cutting Workshop

A workshop for learning the art of matt cutting. A week before our first real meeting of the year.

Feb 12th
7:45pm
Meeting

First meeting back, Meet and Greet

We'll open the year with a sausage sizzle and a welcome back. Our 2018 Winners will, hopefully, give us a rundown on how they created their winning images. Our competition Steward, Tania, will go over our competition rules and mounting requirements to comply with VAPS rules.

Entries due for Competition 1: Monochrome.

Feb 26th
7:45pm
Presentation

CCD @ Our Club

A look at how your camera actually works and some basic maintenance you should perform on your camera and lenses.

Entries do for VAPS Interclub.

Mar 3rd
10:30am
Photo Shoot

City Photowalk

A great opportunity to capture images for our Architecture competition (due March 26). A city photowalk is a wonderful way to see how other members capture their images, to socialise and to learn from one another.

The path of our walk will be announced closer to the date.

Location: TBA
Mar 12th
7:45pm
Judging

Judging Competition 1: Monochrome

Judging our first competition of the year. Judging nights are great, not only do you get feedback on your own image, you can see how the judge evaluates the work of others and learn valuable lessons along the way.

Supper night

Mar 26th
7:45pm
Presentation

Light Painting with Richard Tatti

Richard's work is very cool. You'll be enthralled by his presentation about light painting.

Checkout Richard's work: WebsiteFlickrInstagramFacebook

Entries due for Competition 2: Architecture.

Mar 31st
9:00am
Workshop

APJA Level 1 Judging

We'll be hosting a level 1 class for the APJA's Judging Workshop. Cost and time will be advised closer to the date.

Location: TBA
Apr 6th
10:30am
Photo Shoot

Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

We'll be meeting up for a photowalk around the gardens. It should provide plenty of opportunities to try your hand at different photography disciplines including landscape and macro work.

Meet up point TBA.

Apr 9th
7:45pm
Presentation

Complementary Colours & Reflections

We'll explore the use of complementary colours in photography and reflections in anticipation of competitions later in the year.

Apr 23rd
7:45pm
Judging

Judging Competition 2: Architecture

Come along and watch the judging of our second competition for the year, learn from the work of others and our visiting judge.

Supper Night

May 4th
12:00pm
Weekend Away

Mansfield Weekend Away

Details to follow

May 14th
7:45pm
Workshop

Portraits with Flash and Studio Lights

Let's make art with people and light. We'll run through a few setups and look at the use of light in portraiture. Different lighting for men vs women, and creating mood.

Entries due for Competition 3: Reflections.

Entries due for Camberwell Interclub.

May 24th
9:00am
VAPS Event

VAPS Weekend 2019

Traralgon weekend away. Details to come.

May 28th
7:45pm
Presentation

James Smart Storm Chaser

James will be sharing his atmospheric wonders with us. You can take a preview on his site in the Weather gallery.

Entries due of Knox Interclub (Monochrome).

Jun 9th
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Sport Shoot: Equestrian 3-day event at Werribee Park

This even runs from the 6th – 10th June, 2019 with different events each day. The ideal day is the cross-country where the horses run around the whole of Werribee Park jumping and running water traps. It's a great photo opportunity.

Time TBA

Jun 11th
7:45pm
Judging

Judging Competition 3: Reflections

Reflections are everywhere... how will our visiting judge feel about our images.

Supper Night

Jun 25th
7:45pm
Presentation

My Photography Journey - Meike Boynton

Meike has an beautiful way of describing her photographic journey. Those who come along will be in for a treat. 

Checkout Meike's WebsiteInstagramFacebook500px

Entries due for Competition 4: Complementary Colours and Open

Jul 7th
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Fungi Hunting

We're heading to Mt Macedon in search of Fungi. Be sure to pack your macro gear if you have it, bring along something on which to kneel or lay as we'll be getting low to the ground.

Meet up location TBA

Jul 9th
7:45pm
Workshop

Flash and Blur and Stroboscopic Flash

We'll be investigating the use of our flash to both create blur AND sharp images.

Jul 23rd
7:45pm
Judging

AGM and Judging Competition 4: Complementary Colours

Our AGM, then some judging and it's also a supper night.

Aug 13th
7:45pm
Workshop

Light Painting

A workshop exploring the use of light for painting on our cameras. We'll be looking at using manual mode during this workshop.

Entries due for Domesticity and Open

Aug 24th
12:00pm
Weekend Away

Phillip Island Weekend Away

More details to follow

Location: Phillip Island
Aug 27th
7:45pm
Workshop

Image Evaluation

We'll begin this night with a short presentation about the judging process and then conduct an image review. These meetings encourage critical thinking and the conveyance of constructive feedback that you can apply to your own image selection criteria.

Sep 10th
7:45pm
Judging

Judging Competition 5: Domesticity and Open

A night of judging our Domesticity and Open competition.

Supper Night.

Sep 14th
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Warburton Redwood Forest - Model Portraiture

Time and meeting location TBA

We'll be making the trek to this photogenic location and we'll have a model on-hand for us to photograph.

Sep 24th
7:45pm
Presentation

Creative Travel with Glynn Lavender

Glynn from Creative Photo Workshops will be presenting.

Entries due for competition 6: Flash and Blur

Oct 8th
7:45pm
Workshop

Lightroom and Photoshop - Artistic Post Production

We'll look at using Lightroom and Photoshop to enhance our creativity with regard to our post production workflows.

Oct 13th
10:00am
Photo Shoot

Werribee Zoo Photoshoot

It's be a while since we've been to a zoo as a club and Werribee Zoo has plenty of opportunities for you to capture.

Oct 22nd
7:45pm
Judging

Judging Competition 5: Flash n Blur and Open

Entries due for End of Year competition

Nov 12th
7:45pm
Workshop

Paper Bag Challenge 2019

A night of mystery and creativity.

Nov 26th
7:45pm
Presentation

Time Lapse Photography

Let's explore time lapse photography.

Dec 3rd
7:30pm
Social

Christmas Dinner

Our annual Christmas dinner at a location TBA

Location: TBA
Dec 10th
7:45pm
Awards Night

End of Year Awards Night

The culmination of the year. Our awards night and break-up event. Bring along a plate to share.

Upcoming

Meeting: End of Year Meeting

A night of revelry... we begin with the judging of our end of year competition, typically with a panel of judges from another camera club invited along for the evening.

After the judging we feast upon the delicious foods we bring to share and we socialise and reminisce about the year passing and look forward to the year ahead.

Brooklyn Community Hall
11th December 2018 7:45 pm
Workshop: Matt Cutting Workshop

A workshop for learning the art of matt cutting. A week before our first real meeting of the year.

Brooklyn Community Hall
5th February 2019 7:00 pm

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