POSTPONED UNTIL 20th Oct Due to Inclement Weather COMPETITION NIGHT – Leading Lines

Leading lines that appear in a photograph that have been framed and positioned by the photographer to draw the viewer's eye towards a specific point of interest. These lines often draw the viewer's eye in a specific direction or towards a designated portion of the photograph. Anyone is welcome to attend the evening, however only […]

COMPETITION JUDGING NIGHT – Leading Lines

Originally scheduled for Thursday 13th October and postponed due to Inclement Weather, Thursday 20th October we will be holding the judging night for Leading Lines Leading lines that appear in a photograph that have been framed and positioned by the photographer to draw the viewer's eye towards a specific point of interest. These lines often […]

What do Judges Look for with Gary Smith

Guest Speaker; Gary Smith will cover What Judges Look for in a Photograph What do judges look for?  We look at a terrible image and wonder what the judge saw in it and why did they give this horrible image an award? What do judges look for; is a common lament from photographers.  How do we […]

COMPETITION NIGHT – Cityscapes

To follow on from our City Walk in October, This will be our last Competition for 2022 Cityscapes should represent physical aspects of a city or urban area. It is the urban equivalent of a landscape.  Anyone is welcome to attend the evening, however only members may enter. Remember, to attend in person you must […]

COMMITTEE MEETING

Third Thursday of every month our Committee meets to organise and finalise events and general running of the club We welcome new committee members, ideas and feedback  We usually meet either at the Hills Hub or via Zoom  If you would like to attend this committee meeting please email  secretary@hillsphotographicsociety.org.au

Guest Speaker – Christopher Tabecki (Photo Journalist)

Hills Hub 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald, Victoria

We are excited to welcome Guest presenter is Christopher Tabecki to this meeting, Chris is a professional photographer who has worked in Photo Journalism here and overseas. His topic is Photo Essays, He will show us examples and take us through the process of creating great photo stories.  It's a process and a skill that […]

CHRISTMAS BREAK UP – Social Evening

Paradise Valley Hotel, Clematis 249 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Clematis, VIC

SAVE THE DATE  Dinner to be held at Paradise Valley Hotel, Clematis Please Email your RSVP to Wayne competitionsteward@hillsphotographicsociety.org.au

OUTING – WANDIN ROTARY CUSTOM CAR & BIKE SHOW

Wandin East Recreation Reserve 5/2 Old Baker Rd, Wandin East, Victoria

Members will be meeting at the gate at 5pm, to photograph at the Wandin Rotary Custom Car & Bike Show  Entry is at Members expense and as follows:  Walk-ins $2.00. Cars & Bikes $5.00 entry. If you would like more information please contact Pauline:  pvandepavoordt@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEETING

This will be our first Committee Meeting for the New Year and held at a Committee Members house Usually the third Thursday of every month our Committee meets to organise and finalise events and general running of the club We welcome new committee members, ideas and feedback  If you would like to attend this committee […]

OUTING – Medieval Event

Camelot Castle Yellingbo, Victoria

Our next planned outing is to the Medieval Fair and market, at Camelot Castle, Yellingbo. Entry is a gold coin donation, free entertainment from 10 am to 5 pm. Sounds like a lot of fun to photograph, knights and jousts, etc. Could anyone planning to attend please RSVP via this event at Facebook, or email […]

COMPETITION NIGHT – Photojournalism

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

This Competition is intended to follow on from our Guest Speaker, Photojournalist Christopher Tabecki on 24th November who will set the description of the competition, It is highly recommended that you attend the meeting on 24th November if you would like to participate in this competition information on the night can be found here As […]

OUTING – Wandin Rotary Car Show

We had to cancel the last car show outing due to rain, but it is on again on Wed 15th of Feb at 5 pm. Entry is a gold coin donation. From photos I have seen of previous events, there are some amazing cars. We will meet at 5 pm at the entry gate. Please […]

OUTING – Trip to Blue Lotus Water Gardens

Blue Lotus Water Gardens 2628 Warburton Highway, Yarra Junction, Victoria

  Outing to the Blue Lotus Watergardens, Thursday the 16th of February, 10 am at the entry gate.   The address is 2628 Warburton Highway, Yarra Junction. It is only 30 minutes from Emerald.   Tickets- $23 adult, $20.50 seniors or pensioners. Please reply to let me know if you can attend, or email me […]

WORKSHOP – Preparing Your Images for Exhibiting

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

Presented by Members, Steve Williams, Janette Anderson & Jane Lolkema, this will be an interactive workshop covering some of the key aspects for preparing to exhibit your work. Including: Preparing for print Presentation considerations Methods of mounting images NEW MEMBERS WELCOME 

OUTING – Draught Horse & YesterYear Festival

Mont De Lancey 71 Wellington Road,, Wandin North, Victoria

Members will be meeting 10am at the gate of the Draught Horse & YesterYear Festival at Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead  Please Email Pauline with any enquiries:  pvandepavoordt@gmail.com Entry is at the cost of members and is as follows $15 Adult, Children FREE,  more details on the festival at the link below  https://www.dandenongrangespoint.com.au/events/draught-horse-yesteryear-festival/

OUTING – Gulf Station (National Trust Property)

Gulf Station 1029 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen, Victoria

  We will be meeting at the historic Gulf Station in Yarra Glen you can view information about the property on their website https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/places/gulf-station/ Entry to the Open Day is a the cost of members and are as follows: Adult $12, Concession $10, Children (5-15) $5, Family $30 (2 adults + 2 children) We will […]

Post Processing Fundamentals & Navigating the Adobe Suite

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

HPS Member Steve Williams will lead a brief group discussion on the history of post processing including what are common features shared by all editing programs and an exploration of the Adobe Photography suite, exploring the notion what did Adobe really create? NEW MEMBERS WELCOME  

EXHIBITION – Set up

Emerald Hub Emerald, Victoria

On this day/evening we'll be setting up for our Exhibition at The Emerald Hub. All members invited to help with the set up. More details to come.

SPECIAL INVITATION 4 PLACES LEFT

Berwick View Finders Camera Club 112-116 High Street, Berwick

"Berwick Viewfinders Camera Club is inviting us to attend a Wildlife Photoshoot to be held in their Clubrooms  on March 20th. There are 4 places left and first come, first served. You need to transfer $50.00 to Berwicks Account.  BSB 633-000 Account Number 150793271. Make sure you reference the payment with your name and purpose […]