If you know anyone interested in learning more about taking better photos, don't hesitate to bring them along. Anyone with an interest in learning photography is more than welcome to join us at any of our judging or practical nights to see what we get up to! The more the merrier! Remember we all started out needing help and we aim to help all new members.
2020 TEWANTIN SHIELD COMPETITION -
This year's Shield competition was very competitive among the 16 eligible clubs and our Club lifted it's game by entering some of the best photos the club had to offer, resulting in a well deserved...
A big thanks to Gympie Camera Club for organisation of the event and also to the judges, Richard Bassett, Stan Bowles and Daryl Fisher.
COMPETITION ENTRIES as at October 2020
Max 6 images per member but no more than 2 in each subject.
(see rules for full details of competition entries)
SET SUBJECT (SS): MAX 2 entries
OPEN SUBJECT (OS): MAX 2 entries
MONOCHROME (MC): MAX 2 entries
COMPOSITE IMAGE (CI): MAX 2 entries
SS:: may include Mono
OS: may include Mono
MC: must be mono
CI: more than one image merged and manipulated creatively but cannot be included in SS.
MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE
Half Year Membership:
July - Dec 2020: $25
Full year Membership:
July 2020 - June 2021: $50
Membership Fees are payable by cash at our next meeting or by Direct Deposit into the Club's bank account. Please contact the Club Treasurer for more details.
2021P RAC NIGHTS AND PRESENTATIONS
Have you considered how you can help the club on our Prac Nights? Perhaps you have knowledge to share about photography, maybe its's a technical aspect of the camera or software editing a particular style of photography or even knowledege of the great photographers! We want to hear it! You are always welcome to have a chat in front of the club on our Prac Nights or if it's a shorter presentation I'm sure you'll be able to organise a time at our Judging nights. Please contact our club through
SPYDER MONITOR COLOUR CALIBRATION
Did you know you can borrow the club's Colour Calibration Monitor? If you're looking at an image on your monitor that shows colours are not as true to life as you want, how can you edit your image to the best of your ability? If you calibrate your screen you will get a more accurate colours and your photographic prints will be better Contact a committee member at the next meeting for more information.
CAMERA CLEANING SERVICES
Below are listed reputable camera servicemen for repairs, servicing, cleaning and camera software updates.
Canon Australia’s official workshop -
Canon Camera Repairs
PO Box 343
Phone: 131 383
Approximate turn around time is 7-8 days and cost for full clean service and update is about $125. This includes return post.
For all other makes -
Anderson Camera Repairs
14 Merritt Street
Capalaba QLD 5157
Phone: (07) 3245 6444
Fax: (07) 3245 4568
Sensor cleaning can be performed same day if you are in town (Brisbane)
Cost not known.
Accurate Instrument Servicing
57 Beeville Road
Petrie QLD 4502
Or postal - PO Box 277, Petrie
Phone: (07) 3285 5724
Full camera, lens and sensor cleaning - same day service