Affinity Software Specials

Posted by on 16 Mar, 2024 in General Notice | 0 comments

For those members who might be looking for a different option to Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop there’s one software that a number of members at Bendigo Camera Club use and one that I would recommend as a creative professional for two key reasons. Affinity Software offers creative editing programs that are not only on par with Adobe software, but also offer excellent value for money as it is available as a single purchase price without on-going monthly subscription payments. For those on a low income it gives them the ability to explore their creativity without constant financial...

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Partial Lunar Eclipse

Posted by on 17 Nov, 2021 in General Notice | 0 comments

For those members who might be interested, this coming Friday night there will a Partial Lunar Eclipse, something else this month that might just be worth a shot. FRIDAY 19th Nov 2021 at 8:13 pm – Near max in Bendigo Local Type:Partial Lunar Eclipse, in BendigoBegins:Fri, 19 Nov 2021 at 8:09 pmMaximum:Fri, 19 Nov 2021 at 8:12 pmEnds:Fri, 19 Nov 2021 at 11:03 pmDuration:2 hours, 54 minutes The animation at the link above shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Bendigo. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below....

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Options for sharing online – please vote

Posted by on 19 Mar, 2020 in General Notice | 0 comments

Hello members, as we have cancelled meetings and activities for the foreseeable future, we are looking into ways of keeping our interest in photography alive and connecting online. Three online services come to mind, but we are reluctant to choose one without consulting with the whole community about which one suits the majority of members. All three are free and quite simple to use. If you are unfamiliar with any of them please read the information below and view the examples. Whichever option we choose, the Club’s website will still be the primary point of access with links taking you to...

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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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White Night AT The Soldiers Memorial Institute 9th November

Posted by on 6 Nov, 2018 in General Notice | 0 comments

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 it is well worth a look. Also the Roots & Blues Festival is also happening over this weekend. Time to charge the batteries & format the cards.  

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

Posted by on 8 Oct, 2018 in General Notice | 1 comment

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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