August 2020 newsletter

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The August newsletter finds regional Victoria facing another period of stage 3 restrictions and a difficult and challenging time across the state. We hope that members are keeping safe and well and are finding ways to take photos and develop skills and knowledge. The committee has considered what this extended period of restrictions means for the club and in this newsletter we will convey some plans for increased opportunities to connect with the club and other members, and also talk about events that sadly will not go ahead for 2020. Important upcoming dates On Tuesday August 11 we have our...

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June 2020 Newsletter

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As we find ourselves entering the winter months in a very unusual year it is good to to see members continue to take opportunities to connect, take photos and share them across the variety of platforms the club uses. We have heard some very positive feedback about the attempts to keep members connected which Graeme recently shared by email. The latest opportunity for connection is the additional Cluster group for birders or those who just want to view the bird photography that members share. Graeme sent out an invitation to the new group during the week. Club banner challenge Members were...

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May 2020 Newsletter

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It has been great to see the level of activity from, and connection between members during a time when we all stay at home as a public health measure. We have introduced new ways to share photos and new challenges and activities have motivated members to continue to take photos, even while limited in our choice of locations. We have discovered the range of opportunities we have at home for creating interesting and beautiful photos. Cluster Members have taken to the new app we have been using, Cluster. It was introduced as a simple and accessible platform to share the photos for the Art...

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March 2020 Newsletter

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March 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the March 2020 Newsletter providing reminders about upcoming meetings, activities and events and a recap of some highlights from the February competition. February competition Congratulations to all winners from the February judging night. We had many entries and this newsletter features some winning photos: Photo of the night and the digital and print winners for the set subject. The set subject was “Abstract” and many members were reminded by the judges comment about the definition of “Abstract”, this writer included! We did see some beautiful images and...

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February 2020 Newsletter

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We have had a great start to 2020 with a relaxed club BBQ gathering and the January “scavenger hunt” at Lake Weeroona. Members were asked to take 10 photos guided by topics such as “red, movement, feathers, texture”. There was a lot of enthusiasm for this event and it was great to view highlights from the photos members took during this activity. Some of these photos have been shared on the Friends of BCC Facebook page. This newsletter outlines many opportunities for learning and getting together to take photos in the coming months. February 11 – 1st judging night of...

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January 2020 Newsletter

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Welcome to the first newsletter for 2020. The committee wishes members a happy new year and look forward to sharing many great activities and opportunities for learning together in the year ahead. Lavender Harvest Festival – Sunday January 12  Our first excursion for the year is the Lavender Harvest Festival at Lavandula Farm, which is on this coming Sunday January 12. Members can either make their own way there or if you wish to travel with other members and car pool we will be meeting at the club rooms at 9.00 am.  The farm is located at 350 Hepburn-Newstead Road, Shepherds Flat...

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