Programme 2013

January

17     Show and Tell

Show us a selection of what you shot or where you went over the break
(up to but not more than 5 mins. each)                          Bring a Plate

26     Australia Day

31     Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member attending gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

This new event has been added to the calendar following member requests and discussion at the AGM. It is an ‘in-house’, friendly, risk-free, no scoring chance to display, discuss and evaluate your work with others.

February

14     Competition : Signs View the top Prints & Digital images

Street signs, road signs, hoardings, shop windows airports, you name it.
The sign or signs must dominate the image.

28     Workshop: Tabletops

A workshop facilitated by experienced club members examining how to achieve success in this genre.

March

14     Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member present gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others

28      Blackwood Photographic Club Presents: Photojournalism

An experienced photojournalist will present their experience and perspective of photojournalism

29/3-1/4           Easter Weekend

A club field trip will probably be planned. Confirmation nearer date

April

29/3-1/4           Easter Weekend

A club field trip will probably be planned. Confirmation nearer date.

11     Competition : Science and Technology

Science is a systematic enterprise that builds / organizes knowledge testable explanations about the universe.
Technology – making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, to solve a problem

25     Anzac Day

We will forgo a meeting to honour the day

May

9       Competition: Red

The colour red must feature significantly in the image. It may not be the majority of the image area but must be a clear focal point.

23     Workshop: Image Workflow in Lightroom

A workshop on managing workflow using a computer software application facilitated by experienced club members.

June

6       Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member present gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

10     Queen’s Birthday Holiday

A photographic outing somewhere.

20     Competition: Photojournalism/Street Photography

Photo journalism is journalism which uses images to tell a news story.
The work is both honest and impartial whilst telling the story in strictly journalistic terms.

July

4       Interclub with Edwardstown

The annual duel – this time it’s at our place

14     Club 30th Birthday / Quiz night

A Saturday evening celebration of 30 Years of BPC!

18     Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member present gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

August

1       Competition: Lines

Lines must not just be present but also a major feature of the image.
Railway, converging, leading, parallel, whatever!

Nomination forms for AGM available

15     Blackwood Photographic Club presents: Astrophotography

Come and explore an art that few of us indulge in.

29     Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member present gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

September

12     Annual General Meeting

Elect your committee!

This will be followed by the disposable camera competition     Bring a plate.

26    Competition : Emotions

Your image should demonstrate – “a pleasurable or painful condition of the mind which may accompany sensations, memories or judgements.”

–  Start preparing entries for Annual Exhibition – forms available
– Please nominate the club member you feel deserving of the Bill Templar Award

October

5-7/10   Labour Day Weekend

This has often been a club outing. One will be planned during the year

10     Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member present gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

24     Competition: Industrial/Urban Landscape

Where traditional landscapes generally display a largely natural environment with little evidence of man, these images concentrate on the landscape intensely affected by man and his culture.

November

7       Blackwood Photographic Club Presents: What’s new in equipment?

A presentation by Photographic Wholesalers Ltd on what’s new!

9       Annual Exhibition – Judging

Held off site with just the judges and committee

21     Annual Exhibition and Awards

A display of all entries and the presentation of awards              Bring a Plate

December

8       Sunday End-Of-Year Picnic.

The last Club event for the year. Always an enjoyable time.
The venue will be advised

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