Newsletter for May 2019

Click here if you wish to print the Newsletter. Barry and Carol Beckham, born in England, but now based in Queensland have been avid photographers for over 40 years. During that time they have operated a web site with videos for sale on Photoshop, Lightroom and Pictures to Exe (the program I use to make […]

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2019 April Competition

Set Subject “Close Up (Macro)“

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‘Gangster Street Chase’ by Norm Stimson Monthly Winning Entry

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Newsletter for April 2019

Click HERE to print a copy of the Newsletter. There are still a few outstanding annual membership fees payable. Twice a year, Earth’s orbit intersects with that of Halley’s Comet, creating a glorious natural light show. The peak of the “display” this year is predicted to be in the pre-dawn hours of May the 6th […]

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Newsletter for March 2019

Click HERE if you wish to print the Newsletter. Annual membership fees:- So far 50 members have paid so there are not many outstanding. Tuesday 12th March:- Tonight is AV judging night.  There are 5 AV’s all ‘open subject’ with a maximum time of 5 minutes each.  Our judge, Bob Thomas, cannot attend but has […]

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2019 February Competition

Set Subject “Australiana“

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Newsletter for February 2019

If you wish to print the Newsletter click HERE.  Did you know that you can also click HERE to view the newsletter in a large print. Once the PDF file is open just click on the PLUS sign at the top right hand corner. Australia Day Photo Exhibition and drink sales:- Several things were not […]

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Newsletter for January 2019

Click HERE if you would like to print the Newsletter. The clubs web sit was viewed by 12,199 people during 2018. The committee hopes everybody had a wonderful Christmas, they also wish you the best for 2019. Trish Dannals has retired as one of the Bendigo Camera Club’s Lake Weeroona Pavilion Committee members and we […]

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Matt Oliver – Photographer of the Year

Matt Oliver is Bendigo Camera Club’s Photographer of the year. A big congrats To Matt.

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Awards Night 2018

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Best Meteor Shower for 2018

ON 14 DECEMBER 2018, the Geminids meteor shower will light up the skies with one of the most spectacular displays of shooting stars to be viewed from Earth this year. Professor Alan Duffy, an astronomer at Swinburne University in Melbourne and lead scientist of the Royal Institute of Australia, said the Geminids will be “one […]

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Newsletter for November 2018

This Newsletter contains information about the next club meeting on Tuesday the 13th of November, the activity meeting on the 20th of November, and the Annual Awards evening.

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White Night AT The Soldiers Memorial Institute 9th November

White Night is returning to Bendigo with light projections to be shown on the Soldiers Memorial Institute Pall Mall. It will be operating on Friday & Saturday nights from 6:00. Not fully effective till dark. This is a late notice to members and to the rest of the Public. For those who missed the display […]

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Activity night – Edit an image

On Tuesday 16th October, members brought along their edits of five images they had been given. It was interesting to see how people used different crops, adjustments and effects to correct problems in the original photo vary the focus and mood of their resulting image. Below are the five images showing the original and an […]

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2018 October Competition

Set Subject “Places of Worship“

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Activity Night – 16th October 2018

As previously discussed two things are planned for this evening. Firstly, bring along your photographic gadgets for display to other members. Secondly the club has a DROP BOX site where FIVE images have been placed. NB – The images will be large and therefore cannot be emailed but must be downloaded. They total 146MB in […]

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Will Tainsh Accepts His Melbourne Zoo Award For His Entry “The Little Wattle Bird.”

After our Melbourne Zoo trip Will entered his image of the Little Wattle Bird in the zoo’s amateur photo competition and consequently his image was chosen, enlarged and displayed on the large rectangular displays near the main eating area (check out Will kneeling). Excellent effort Will and congrats.

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Newsletter for October 2018

This Newsletter contains information about the next club meeting on 9th October, the club outing to Port Campbell on the 12th to the 14th of October, the activity meeting on 16th October and the club dinner on the 23rd of October.

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2018 Quad Comp

On Saturday 15th September Bendigo Camera Club joined with Castlemaine Camera Club, Goldfields Image Makers (Maryborough) and Macedon Ranges Photographic Society for our annual friendly inter-club competition.

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Introduction to Faststone Image Viewer and Photo Enhancer

Double Click on the the Blue Faststone Presentation1 to open the Pdf. Faststone Presentation1

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Newsletter for September 5th 2018

Dementia Australia Photography Dementia Australia asked Bendigo Camera Club members for volunteers to take photos of dementia patents & carers for a launch at the Bendigo Library Monday 10th September. Boyd, Garry and Will did the photography.  Thanks guys. Zoo Excursion – Saturday 8th September 8:30 kick off time.  Back by 6:30. Bendigo Camera Club […]

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2018 August Competition

Set Subject “Architecture“

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Giant Nikon Sale

Giant Nikon Sale – Lens & Accessories (Open Pdf to Access The Sale Items) Ron Price Nikon Sale

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Newsletter August 2018

Newsletter for August 2018 Newsletter August 2018 as a Pdf Printable

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Taking and Editing Photos on Your iPhone

The humble phone should not be dismissed as a tool for capturing beautiful images and memories.

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Important Announcement

The Bendigo Camera Club regrets to inform members of the sad passing of Peter Eury who was a valued member of the club for many years. He was a great clubman and will be missed. No further information is available at this time.

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Newsletter For July 2018

IMPORTANT DATES FOR JULY      July Newsletter Tuesday 10th July  – AV Judging Night (Set Subject “Railways”) Also hand In Your Entries with the set subject: Architecture (Definition is in the Syllabus  ) The Website is now open for you to record your entries.                         At the conclusion of the Av judging members might like to […]

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2018 June Competition

Set Subject “Reflection“ Any photograph of reflection(s) which makes an interesting picture. The reflections may range from figurative to abstract. TIPS: Use a mirror, windows, a pool, wet pavement after rain, lake, or curved surfaces.

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Newsletter for June 2018

Click on the blue text if you wish to print the Newsletter. SUMMARY FOR JUNE:- Tuesday meeting at club rooms 12th June Queen’s Birthday holiday weekend Tuesday Activity Night at Bendigo Cemetery 19th June ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) Tuesday 17th July

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2018 April Competition

Set Subject “Mood of the Weather“ An image depicting some aspect of the weather e.g. storm (actual or impending) rain, hail, snow, fog or wind. Normal sunny conditions or the aftermath are not acceptable

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VAPS Warrnambool May 2018 (Saturday 25th to Monday 27th)

The Warrnambool Camera Club has sent the following information:- The VAPS Conference (Victorian Association of Photographic Societies) is just around the corner and as part of this we would like to ask that you forward this email to all your members to hopefully ensure that it reaches those that are attending the conference.  It has some […]

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Newsletter for May 2018

Summary of events in May: Sunday May 6th Clunes Book Festival VAPS Conference 2018 Warrnambool – entries close 7th May Tuesday meeting at club rooms 8th May Tuesday meeting at club rooms 15th May Festival of Light and Peace (Greta Stupa) 19th May Dine out at the Windermere Hotel Kangaroo Flat 22nd May

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Amended Newsletter for April 2018

Please note that the April 2018 Newsletter has been amended – information about the club trip to Clunes on 6th May has changed. Please read the AMENDED VERSION on the web site and note the changes. Here is a link to the Clunes Booktown Festival that we will visit on the 6th May: Clunes Booktown Festival

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Newsletter for April 2018 – AMENDED VERSION

The amended sections are shown in RED. Click on the blue text if you wish to print a copy of the amended Newsletter. Tuesday 10th April This is judging night for the set-subject of “Mood of the weather”. The judge will be Ken Brethenton, and yes Ken will be in attendance.

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Newsletter for March 2018

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Infrared Photography

Thanks to Matt Oliver for his presentation on infrared photography at this week’s activity night. Matt has been wowing us with the photos he’s created with his modified Lumix fixed lens camera. Here is an example:   View his Infrared photography powerpoint and an inspiring flickr group These links have been added to our Resources […]

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2018 February Competition

Set Subject “Still Life“ A photograph of a pleasing arrangement of inanimate objects whether natural (eg fruit or flowers) or man-made or a combination of both. Miniature scenes made up from models are described as “Table Top” and are excluded.  

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The Victorian Goldfields Medieval Faire

This event is ruan by Ballarat Legacy as a fundraiser for local charities. Events will include Jousting, Historical Medieval Battles, Mounted Skill at Arms and Mounted Archery. We will have Medieval stalls selling their goods on the day, a children’s play area and a fully licenced bar. This year they have a special treat for historians […]

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Newsletter February 2018

Click on the BLUE TEXT if you wish to print out the Newsletter for February 2018 Tuesday 13th February This is judging night for the set subject “Still-Life”. The judge will be Graham Anderson. Entries are due for the first AV of the year. Open subject no more than 5 minutes. The judge will be […]

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Digital entries with a border and the clubs Projector

Unfortunately the clubs digital projector which was purchased because it projected High Definition images (IE 1920 X 1080) does not show the full image.  This is NOT a problem most of the time except when members want to submit an image with a border.  What the clubs projector does (in all cases) is CUT OFF […]

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January 2018 BBQ

The first meeting of the year was a BBQ at the club rooms on Lake Weeroona.  About 30 club members and family attended. Hopefully everybody had a good evening.  While enjoying our BBQ the 2017 VIGEX images played in the background.

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Newsletter – January 3rd 2018

Click on the blue text if you wish to print out the Newsletter for January 2018. Sunday 7th January 2018:- While the temperature is expected to be 42 degrees in Bendigo on Saturday 6th January, it is only going to be 26 degrees in Daylesford on Sunday the 7th for the Lavandula Lavender Harvest Festival. The […]

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2017 Annual Award Presentations

BCC Year Results 2017 The winners of the various categories were presented with their trophies at the annual dinner.

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2017 Annual Award Competition

Awards for entries into the End of Year Competition

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End of Year Awards Night

The End of Year awards are getting closer (2nd December). Tuesday the 21st November is your last chance to be included. Please see Val or Anne on Tuesday night (14th OR 21st) lodge your name and pay ($35.00 per person).  The dinner will again be at the RSL in 73-75 Havilah Street, near the Showgrounds, starting […]

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Newsletter 8th November 2017

Click on the blue text if you wish to print out the Newsletter 8th November 2017 Click on the blue text if you wish to print or save a copy of the Syllabus for 2018 The LOGIN for the Club’s web site (bendigocameraclub.org.au) has been “fixed” so that it is now much easier to login.; ie. […]

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2017 Mansfield Trip

On Friday the 13th October, 17 club members travelled to Mansfield for a photographic weekend. 

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2017 October Competition

Set Subject “Look Up“

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Newsletter 4th October 2017

Click on this blue text: Newsletter 4th October 2017 if you wish to print this out in PDF format Tuesday 10th October Judging night for the “Look Up” set subject. Also time to hand in AV’s (Audio Visuals) for the 1:23 competition. President Graeme will also discuss next years “Set Subjects” in readiness for next year’s […]

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Mansfield Weekend Trip

Overview On the weekend from 13-Oct-17 to 15-Oct-17 the club has planned a trip to Mansfield. Click on this link to view the map in Google Maps:

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