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Jun
24
Mon
2024
WORKSHOP – Landscape Photography with Susan Vearncombe
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

As the winner of the landscape category at the prestigious Australian Photography Photographer of the Year 2022, Susan Vearncombe brings unparalleled expertise and passion to the art form. Delve into her captivating portfolio, showcasing breathtaking images captured in the enchanting landscapes of the deep south of New Zealand, where Susan finds inspiration in the interplay of light and color. In this workshop, Susan will share her invaluable insights and experiences, offering participants a rare glimpse into memorable adventures through the stunning Maniototo region of New Zealand.

Jul
8
Mon
2024
Athol Wellman Trophy and 60th Birthday Celebrations
Jul 8 all-day

Athol Wellman Trophy –5 x 7 Print exhibition  

Athol Wellman was the founder of the Melville Photography Club formed in 1964. This annual award is in his memory

Produce a set of four images in the following categories and must have been photographed in the 12 months prior to the exhibition date.  (that is between 7 July 2023 and 8 July 2024)

PORTRAIT:

May be facial or full figure but should not depict more than two people.

CLOSE-UP/MACRO:  

Photograph should be taken within 0.5 metre range. Full macro equipment (but not microscopic) may be employed to obtain images of up to 3-x magnification.

LANDSCAPE:  

Should depict natural scenery of the terrain and may include enclosed waterways such as lakes, rivers or gorges and the like but not seascapes. No single tree, incidental people or buildings should dominate the picture.

ARCHITECTURE:

One or more buildings or part building, interior or exterior and recognisable ruins are acceptable. No simple door or window etc, separate from its architectural context will be acceptable.

  • THIS IS A PORTFOLIO EVENT MEANING THAT YOU NEED TO SUBMIT 4 IMAGES – ONE FROM EACH CATEGORY
  • IMAGES SHOULD BE PRINTED IN THE 5” X 7” SIZE AND MATTED on a 10”x 8” mat board for each category (i.e you will need four 10”x8” mat boards)
Jul
22
Mon
2024
WORKSHOP – Susi Nodding – Fine Art Photography
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Susi Nodding is a recipient of numerous photography awards, including the recent winner of the Urban Landscape category in the Australian Photography Awards and is the current holder of the WA Fine Art Professional Photographer of the year. Susi will be sharing insights as she delves into her creative process, exploring how her ideas manifest into captivating images. Expect an illuminating demonstration where she unveils the journey from inspiration to the final masterpiece.
Aug
12
Mon
2024
GENERAL EXHIBITION – ABSTRACT
Aug 12 all-day

Subject and open – Print and projected. 

Make an image where the original context has been totally removed.  Use colour to allow the image to express your feelings. It can be natural and/or man-made but the viewer should not be able to identify the origin. Consider using close-up, intentional camera movement, long exposure or very fast shutter speed.

Aug
16
Fri
2024
MEMBERS Road Trip Weekend
Aug 16 – Aug 19 all-day

Location and planning details TBA.

Aug
26
Mon
2024
MEMBERS TRAVEL NIGHT
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Show and tell – your best 6 – 10 images on the big screen. (Place you best images on a thumb drive for displaying on the big screen, share your stories)

Sep
9
Mon
2024
LARGE PRINT MONOCHROME EXHIBITION: – CAMERA ANGLE:
Sep 9 all-day

Shoot any subject from an unusual camera angle – high, low or wide. Consider carefully which lens will enhance the angle you choose. This exercise lends itself to street photography, but any genre can be used.

Sep
23
Mon
2024
Road Trip Competition Night
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Projected images – Members’ choice : Information will be available early August.

Oct
6
Sun
2024
PRESIDENTS RALLY
Oct 6 all-day
Oct
14
Mon
2024
GENERAL EXHIBITION – Eyes
Oct 14 all-day

Subject and open – Print and projected. 

Make an image of one or more eyes (animal/human, bird, insect, or spider) that show an unusual colour or conformation.  In post-production changing colours is not permitted