PHOTO SAFARI

WHAT IS A PHOTO SAFARI?

Photo Safari's are a fun couple of hours where set categories are placed and the photographer has limited time to find and photograph the best composition of that subject in the immediate area.  This gets the photographer walking in search of the topic, stretching the imagination and thinking best camera settings to use with the available conditions that the day holds. It's a fun way to learn and gets the heart racing!

There are a few rules...

- 10 subjects will be announced on the day

- 3 or 4 subjects will be issued at a time

- You have a set amount of time to capture these 3 or 4 images

- The subjects have to be captured in camera as announced 

- No editing allowed

- Images will be downloaded onto the club's laptop after the time is up and judged

- The club with the highest points at the end of the day takes home the trophy!

PHOTO SAFARI 2018

TIN CAN BAY

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Saturday, 21st July

Five members from HBPC attended the annual safari on Saturday 21st July. Jessie, Warren, Leanne, Janelle and Krystal were greeted by members of the Tin Can Bay Camera Club with a beautiful morning tea - enough to feed a small army! All up I think there were 22 photographers and we headed out with our first three subjects.

1. Leaves - situated in a nature reserve, was pretty easy

2. Texture - again lots of trees/bark for texture

3. Insects - you would think was easy - NOPE not an insect in sight

The next three subjects were anywhere in Tin Can Bay.

4. Peeling Paint

5. Environmental Trash - this is when we hit Google for the definition

6. Fences

Then to finish at Crab Creek for the last three.

7. Sand Patterns

8. Reflections

9. Rust

The ladies cooked a yummy lunch and we managed to finish the left over morning tea as well before heading home back to Hervey Bay. the weather was a bit chilly in the morning but turned into a beautiful day.

Thanks to everyone who made the effort and participated.

To end the fun day, Hervey Bay went away with 8 points and Tin Can Bay won with 46 points.  

- Leanne Griffiths

1st Julie

Leaves JULIE HARTWIG Tin Can Bay Camera Club

2nd John Abbott

Leaves JOHN MURPHY Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Leaves 3rd Christine

Leaves CHRISTINE NOVIS Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Texture-1st-Warrenb

Texture WARREN THOMPSON Hervey Bay Photography Club

Texture-2nd-Chrisb

Texture CHRIS HARVEY Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Texture-3rd-Sueb

Texture SUE MASON Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Insect 1st John

Insect JOHN MURPHY Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Insect 2nd Julie

Insect JULIE HARTWIG Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Insect-3rd-Cathy-b

Insect CATHY REED Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Peeling Paint 1st Cathy

Peeling Paint CATHY REED Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Peeling Paint 2nd Ann

Peeling Paint ANN LE RICHE PERREE Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Peeling Paint 3rd Julie

Peeling Paint JULIE HARTWIG Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Environ Trash 1st Leanne

Environmental Trash LEANNEGRIFFITHS Hervey Bay Photography Club

Environ Trash 2nd John

Environmental Trash JOHN MURPHY Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Environ Trash 3rd Sue

Environmental Trash SUE MASON Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Fences 1st Ann

Fences ANN LE RICHE PERREE Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Fences 2nd Julie

Fences JULIE HARTWIG Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Fences 3rd Chris

Fences CHRIS HARVEY Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Sand-Patterns-1st-JulieB

Sand Patterns JULIE HARTWIG Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Sand-Patterns-2nd-Harryb

Sand Patterns HARRY DUNCAN Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Sand Patterns 3rd Cathy

Sand Patterns CATHY REED Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Reflections 1st Greg

Reflections GREG REINHARDT Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Reflections-2nd-ChrisB

Reflections CHRIS HARVEY Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Reflections 3rd Warren

Peeling Paint WARREN

Rust 1st Julie

Rust JULIE HARTWIG Tin Can Bay Camera Club

Rust 3rd Janelle

Rust JANELLE HULTGREN Hervey Bay Photography Club

Rust 2nd Christine

Rust CHRISTINE NOVIS Tin Can Bay Camera Club

PHOTO SAFARI 2017

HERVEY BAY

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Saturday, 15th July

The 2017 Safari was a great day with perfect weather in the Botanical Gardens setting at Hervey Bay. The Tin Can Bay Club arrived with 14 members and combined with 15 of our own, we had about 29 people. We commenced with our morning tea and social get together and then we set to work to collect our images for the competition. Everyone went their separate ways to capture the winning image and to enjoy the day. Time went very quickly and the photographers returned armed with their winning shots ready for a tasty lunch and a cuppa.

A special thank you to Doug Holloway who worked tirelessly to collate all the images. A quick group photo to mark the day and next year we will be off to Tin Can Bay. 

A bit congrats to Tin Can Bay who won the day by only 2 points! Hervey Bay = 294 points with Tin Can Bay 296 points.

- Richard Bassett

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