Following is a list of the photography competitions scheduled for this year.
||Competition 1 - Open
||Competition 2 – Patterns and Textures
||Competition 3 – Open Monochrome
||Competition 4 – Yellow and Red
||Competition 5 - Open
||Competition 6 – Outdoor Portraiture
||Competition 7 – Out of the Box
||Competition 8 – Street Photography
||Competition 9 – Landscape/Seascape
||End Of Year Entries
Notes for the above competitions in this years syllabus.
Competition 4 - Yellow and Red
- The colours Yellow or Red, or both must be the dominant colours of the image.
Competition 6 - Outdoor Portraiture
Competition 7 - Out of the Box
Images must be jpeg format, shot straight from the camera, with no post processing, cropping or resizing.
Competition 9 -Landscape / Seascape
- Images of landscape or seascape. Images may contain man made structures.
Club Activities and Events
Following is a list of the other activities and events that are scheduled for this year.UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR 2015
||2015 Attractions and expectations (includes the following)
- Preparation of Prints for Comps including Image resizing, Mat Boards (Pre-cut and purchase of board).
- Print companies
- Meeting requirements for competitions - Prints and EDPI
- Interclub competitions
- Explanation of Syllabus and comps
- Meet & Greet
+ Entries due for competition 1 – OPEN
+ Entries due for VAPS
||Outdoor Portraiture with Paul Robinson
||Mini Presentation: Monochrome – An illustrated chat with Adrian Smith.
Judging of Competition 1
+ Entries due for Comp 2 – Theme: Patterns & Textures
||Photo Books – Presentation by Photobooks Australia
||Mini Presentation: Format, Viewpoint & Perspective with Brian Skelley
Judging of Competition 2
+ Entries due for Comp 3 – Theme: Open - Monochrome
||Close up and Macro photography with Brian Skelley.
Bring your camera and equipment.
||Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser at South Morang
||Mini Presentation: Balance - 10-15 minute talk.
Judging of Competition 3
+ Entries due Comp 4 – Theme: Yellow and Red
||Weekend away at Daylesford (capture of Autumn colours)
||VAPS Convention - Bendigo Latrobe Uni Campus
||Interclub with Alexandra (At Alexandra)
||Mini Presentation: Lines: Passive, Dynamic, Leading - 10-15 minute talk.
Judging of Competition 4
+ Entries due for Comp 5 – Theme: Open
||Getting it right in Camera – Explaining camera options for enhancing photos.
Bring your camera/filters/other equipment.
||Mini Presentation: Light quality & Direction - 10-15 minute talk.
Judging of Competition 5
+ Entries due for Comp 6 – Theme: Outdoor Portraiture
||Day outing to 'Sea Winds', Arthurs Seat
||Presentation: Birdlife photography with Sonja Ross
||Annual General Meeting
Mini Presentation: Depth of field & Selective Focus - 10-15 minute talk.
Judging for Competition 6
+ Entries due for Comp 7 – Theme: Out of the Box
||Rosanna Interclub – Host club Rosanna.
||Street Photography with guest speaker.
||Mini Presentation: Pattern Positive & Negative space, Motion - 10-15 minute talk.
Judging of Competition 7
+ Entries due for Comp 8 – Theme: Street Photography
||Improving your images – Damien Lewis to provide feedback and open to the floor for comments, helping to learn what makes images work.
Bring along 2 of your images together with how, why when taken.
||Photographic journey to Marysville (day outing)
||Mini Presentation: Colour & Tone with Brian Skelley
Judging of Competition 8
+ Entries due for Comp 9 – Theme: Landscape/Seascape
||Docklands at Dusk – Walking expedition and adventure with Ross Kimber.
||Judging of Competition 9
||Travel Photography with Bert Hovelling
||End of Year Dinner