Newsletter for April 2019

Posted by on 5 Apr, 2019 in Newsletter | 0 comments

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 and 7th. Look north-east from about 5am. TUESADY 9TH APRIL This is the Print & Digital judging night. The judge will be Bert Hoveling. If Bert does not appear then Esther will read out his comments. TUESDAY 16TH APRIL Originally we were going to John Addlem’s property to do some...

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Newsletter for March 2019

Posted by on 6 Mar, 2019 in Newsletter | 0 comments

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 sent notes which Matt Oliver will read. Tuesday the 12th is also the day the entries are due for the April Print/Digital competition.  The web site is open so you can submit entries now.  The set subject is Macro – close up. EASTER:- This year all images to be displayed at Dudley House...

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Newsletter for February 2019

Posted by on 9 Feb, 2019 in Newsletter | 0 comments

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 in the clubs favour including the high temperatures we suffered earlier in the month.  Also the fact that Saturday the 26th was not a public so lots of people were still working.   Also due to the weather many sites were vacant particularly around our section of the lake. The exhibition went well with a...

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Newsletter for January 2019

Posted by on 10 Jan, 2019 in Newsletter | 0 comments

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 need a replacement. You can talk to Trish or Val and ask them what is required. Sunday 13 February 2019 The Lavender Harvest Festival is again on starting at 10:00am with a cost of $6.00 for adults and $2.00 for school aged children.  The address is 350 Hepburn-Newstead...

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Best Meteor Shower for 2018

Posted by on 30 Nov, 2018 in General Notice | 0 comments

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 of the best meteor showers of the year”, due to the sheer number of possible meteor sightings throughout the event. “At its peak, you will be able to see up to 120 shooting stars an hour – that’s two per minute!” Alan said. The Geminids meteor shower occurs at a similar...

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