WORKSHOP – Getting to know your Camera settings

Hills Hub Emerald 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald VIC 3782, Emerald, Victoria, Australia

HPS Member Wayne Pollard will run us through Camera Settings, please bring your cameras along, there will be plenty of time for discussion and socialising too  NEW MEMBERS WELCOME 

COMPETITION NIGHT – Macro/Close Up

Hills Hub Emerald 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald VIC 3782, Emerald, Victoria, Australia

"This month’s competition is to try your hand at macro or close-up photography to show a detail in your subject. One thing about macro and close-up photography, no matter where you are, right this moment, there is a fascinating subject waiting to be photographed. This subject is similar to filling the frame but closer again.  […]

OUTING – BRUNOS SCULPTURE GARDEN, MARYSVILLE

Brunos Sculpture Garden Falls Road, Marysville, VIC, Australia

Bring a picnic lunch, and we can find somewhere for a coffee after the garden. Please contact events@hillsphotographicsociety.org.au if you plan to attend so we know who to wait for 

OUTING – Street Photography at Flinders Street

Flinders Street Station Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Following on from the awesome Street photography workshop by Adrian Whear in July, on the 23rd of November, instead of meeting at the Hub, we are taking it to the streets! We will meet at Flinders St Station, under the clocks, at 7 pm, and go through until dark for city lights. We can stop […]

CHRISTMAS BREAK UP

Wayne Pollards House 1 Margaret Rd, Avonsleigh, Vic, Australia

Cost $25.00 per head for Meat/Salad/Antipasto/Deserts. Mains will have Vegetarian options.  Cutlery and plates supplied. BYO Drinks.

President’s Challenge Closing Date 16th Feb 2024 (see note below)

Are you up for a little bit of fun in the form of a slightly different competition? We've borrowed an idea from Berwick Viewfinders Camera Club, with some modification. The competition is the President's Challenge. Outline The President, Paul, creates one image. A judge views it for just 20 seconds and gives it a score […]

CLUB MEETING

This meeting will be a zoom meeting, in the Club Rooms, and Richard Tatti will be the presenter. The topic will be "Nightscape Images". Check out his website https://www.nightscapeimages.com.au/ There will be a $10.00 charge to participate.

Presidents Challenge

The "Street Photography" competition due to be held on this night has been moved to August 8th. This is in part due to the phone, power, and internet challenges caused by the storm event. However the Presidents Challenge will continue that night. Assuming that power has been restored to the Hub by Thursday next week, […]

CLUB MEETING

Emerald Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic 3782 Emerald, Victoria

Presentation by Mieke Boynton, via zoom, in the Clubrooms. Mieke is a highly acclaimed Landscape photographer, her bio is attached.  Mieke lives in Bright, so zoom is the best option. ­­­ Mieke Boynton's Bio. Nature/Landscape Category Top 10 (Team Australia) – World Photographic Cup 2023 Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year – NZIPP Iris Awards […]

Club Meeting – Digital Matting and Framing

Mats and Frames Barry Povey will give a presentation on mats and borders. It will cover important questions like: Why? What is it? Why should you care? Purpose. Colour problems. Layers. Width. Frame. Watermarks - Why? Signature - Why? He will also demonstrate the use of predefined “actions” in Photoshop to handle the issues above. […]

Astro Photography and Light Painting has been cancelled. See below.

Having just had a chat with Martin, we feel that the weather conditions are too uncertain to be able to confidently go ahead with the planned Astro shoot. Instead, we will meet at the Hub at the normal 7.30, and bring your top 10 favourite photos on a USB stick to show and talk about. […]

COMPETITION NIGHT – “Minimalist Photography.”

Emerald Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic 3782 Emerald, Victoria

The comp follows on from a workshop presented by Janette. "Minimalist photography is a form of photography that is distinguished by austere simplicity. It emphasises sparseness and careful composition, shying away from overabundance of colour, patterns or information." Anyone is welcome to attend the evening, however only members may enter. Maximum of 4 images per […]

Workshop run by Wayne Pollard

Emerald Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic 3782 Emerald, Victoria

Wayne will run a workshop where we will bring our laptops (if you have one, we can double up with another person if not). Wayne will give us all the same raw file to edit, and see what we can all come up with.

Portrait Workshop run by Paul

Emerald Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic 3782 Emerald, Victoria

Paul will run a Portrait workshop, which will be followed up by a portrait shoot, with models that I will source, at a subsequent meeting.

COMPETITION NIGHT – Subject -“Open”

Emerald Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic 3782 Emerald, Victoria

OPEN DEFINITION  "Any subject that is treated pictorially, embodying the elements of good design, arrangement or composition, which reflects the personal interpretation of the photographer." Anyone is welcome to attend the evening, however only members may enter. Maximum of 4 images per person, colour or black and white. All entries must be in jpg format. […]

Presentation by Glynn Lavender

Emerald Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd Emerald Vic 3782 Emerald, Victoria

Our guest speaker, Glynn Lavender, will be discussing with us "My photos are shit and I don’t know why I bother" (and hopefully giving us some insights on how we can rectify the problem!). I am sure many of us think the same thing over and over again when reviewing our images.  Glynn spoke recently […]

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