Programme 2016

January

15     From the Archives

Pull out your favourite images from the past – print and  projected

Bring a Plate

26     Australia Day

28     Competition: Leading Lines

Leading lines refers to a composition technique where the viewer’s eye led into the image. Some examples could be receding road, train tracks, receding street, lines of trees. Don’t be limited to these examples.

February

11     Workshop : Levels and Curves

Experienced photo editors in the club will provide a hands-on introduction to these two simple, fundamental and powerful tools available in most editing packages

25     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.
Several meeting formats will be used throughout the year. The aim is to maximise the benefits members gain from this ‘in-house’, friendly, risk-free, no scoring chance to display, discuss and evaluate your work with others.

March

10     Competition: Circles

One or more circles or clearly circular objects must be the significant focus of the images.

24    Workshop: How do I do this?

Several experienced club members will attempt to answer your queries on how to achieve the affects you want in your images.

April

7     Competition : Urban Landscape

While landscape encompasses our wider environment, urban landscape is more restrictive – a landscape portraying a city or suburban scene with high to medium building density.

21     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.
Several meeting formats will be used throughout the year. The aim is to maximise the benefits members gain from this ‘in-house’, friendly, risk-free, no scoring chance to display, discuss and evaluate your work with others.

May

5       BPC PresentsDan Schultz

Dan Schultz is a professional commercial photographer with Sweet Lime. He will talk on action photography with cross country BMX, car companies etc.

19     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

On this occasion members will be asked to present a photo essay rather than individual images.

June

2     Competition: Photojournalism

This is basically telling stories with pictures. However, the stories must also be newsworthy. Such stories appear in newspapers, magazines, TV and websites

16     Workshop:  Flash/High Key

No money for a studio? Learn how to get most of those lighting effects with your standard on/off camera flash.

30    Workshop: Portraits

Bring your camera. There will be several booths/lighting set ups. There will be models both experienced and from within the club as well as instruction on how to light subjects.
It is intended that all members will be able to go home with images of their own shot that night.

July

Interclub with Edwardstown

The annual duel with Edwardstown comprising both prints and projected image – this time it’s at their place (TBC)

14     Competition: Worm’s Eye View

It must be obvious that these images have been taken with the camera at or very close to ground level.

28     BPC PresentsThe Artist’s View

An experienced painter will discuss their concept of art. What makes a good picture? What do they set out to achieve in an image? Are there any rules?

August

– Nomination forms for AGM available
– Club membership fees are due at the end of this month

11     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

25       CompetitionPeople at Work

One or more people conducting their normal daily occupation must be the significant focus of these images.
Try for images that make this occupation fascinating.
Club fees due at end of this month

September

8    Annual General Meeting

Elect your committee!

Bring a plate.

22    Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

NOTE:

  • Start preparing entries for the Annual Exhibition – forms will be available (and on the website!)
  • Please nominate the club member you feel deserving of the Bill Templar Award

October

Labour Day Weekend

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

6     Competition: Sports

Images must capture a story of one or more people/animals obviously involved a sport or objects clearly associated with a sport. Sports in this context are seen as physically active pursuits.

20     BPC Presents: New Toys!

A member of the photographic supply industry will demonstrate a selection of the latest equipment on the market.

November

3     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

5       Annual Exhibition – Judging

Shhhhhh – be vewy vewy quiet – we’re hunting winners! And it’s a secret!
Held off site with just the judges and committee.

But we’ll tell you who wins in a couple of weeks time.

17     Annual Exhibition and Awards

A display of all Annual Exhibition entries, the presentation of aggregate and Annual Exhibition and the Bill Templar awards. Your chance to be photographed with the Pres (not really that good actually)

Bring a plate to share in the festivities

December

1       End of year Event

The last Club event for the year. Time to wind down, let yourself go, share in some memories of the year and have a good time. We’ll let you know once we know what it is!

 Bring a plate!

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