Welcome

Our club’s aim is to foster an interest in and the enjoyment of photography.  We do this through competitions, workshops, lectures, outings and meetings with other camera clubs.

Our members are all keen amateur photographers. Their photographic interests may vary – landscape, portraiture, sporting, abstract, etc.,  but they all share a passion for capturing great images, improving their skills and techniques and sharing their knowledge and experiences with other members.  Some examples of our members’ recent photos appear on this page.

Would you like to improve your photography?

Our Club meets monthly in a friendly, informal atmosphere.  If you’d like to join – or just see how we operate – come along to one of our meetings. We meet at 7.30pm on the 3rd and 5th Tuesday of each month at the Mount Colah Community Centre, Pierre Close, Mount Colah.

Featured Image Upcoming Club Events...
Jan
28
Tue
7:30 pm 2020 New Year Welcome and Workshop
2020 New Year Welcome and Workshop
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
This will be a workshop evening focused on composition and editing. This will include walkthroughs of editing software including Adobe Lightroom. Be sure to bring your camera!
Feb
8
Sat
all-day Social Outing – Street Photograp... @ Sydney
Social Outing – Street Photograp... @ Sydney
Feb 8 all-day
Social outing to the city to practice street photography. This will also be an opportunity to get those angles and curves shots for the Set Subject competition later in the year!
Feb
18
Tue
7:30 pm Competition Evening – Open
Competition Evening – Open
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
This will be our first Open competition of the year. Open competitions allow the photographer to pick the subject.
Mar
7
Sat
all-day Social Outing – City Walk – Arch... @ Sydney
Social Outing – City Walk – Arch... @ Sydney
Mar 7 all-day
Social outing for March. This will be a city walk in Sydney to capture the architecture and another opportunity to get those angles and curves shots for the Set Subject.
Mar
17
Tue
7:30 pm Competition Evening – Set Subjec...
Competition Evening – Set Subjec...
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
This is our first set subject competition for 2020. This is your own interpretation of the word Blue. Note that Monochrome images will be Open only for this competition.
Mar
31
Tue
7:30 pm Portfolio Presentation Evening @ Mount Colah Community Hall
Portfolio Presentation Evening @ Mount Colah Community Hall
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
This will be an evening to allow some of our members to display a range of Portfolios they have been working on through 2019. Please feel free to bring friends and family. There will be[...]
Apr
4
Sat
all-day Social Outing – Nature with Mari... @ Western Sydney Zoo
Social Outing – Nature with Mari... @ Western Sydney Zoo
Apr 4 all-day
This will be a full day outing to Western Sydney Zoo. This will be a great opportunity to practice nature photography. Marion will be our host for the day.
Recent Posts Archives

HHCC – External Competition

Hi Members,

The 38th Newcastle National Exhibition of Photography is jointly presented by the Newcastle Show and the Newcastle Photographic Society. This is a prints only national competition, approved by the Australian Photographic Society accreditation.

Entries are made via the following address: https://newcastlenational.myphotoclub.com.au/. Entries close on 25 November 2019 and the exhibition dates are 06, 07 & 08 March 2020 at the Newcastle Show.

Please direct inquiries to philwhiteman@gmail.com or rob.oyston@internode.on.net. Phil Whiteman is on +61 434 524 473

Newcastle National Exhibition of Photography
Newcastle A. H. & I. Association Inc
PO Box 53
Broadmeadow 2292
NSW

Might be a good competition for members who already have mounted prints and would like to enter.

Cheers,

Dave

by David Curtis, October 15, 2019 Share:

HHCC – Outing Reminder!

Hi Members,

Just a reminder that the club has an outing this Saturday 19th October to Galston Gardens. We are meeting at the Vintage Pantry Garden cafe at 9:30am.

The flyer is attached for this event. If you plan on attending please send a note to Sonia Conn who is coordinating sonia.conn@gmail.com.

The flyer is here.

Best,

Dave

by David Curtis, October 15, 2019 Share:

Competitions in October – Open are closing soon!

Competitions in October – Open will close Sunday, 13th October 2019, 8:00 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • Open Colour Large Print
  • Open Small Print
  • Open Mono Large Print
  • Open Digital

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, October 11, 2019 Share:

HHCC – Competition Reminder

Hi Members,

Just a reminder that the competition for October closes this Sunday. As a few club members are away the submission time has been extended to 8pm on Sunday evening for all members.

Best

Dave

by David Curtis, October 11, 2019 Share:

HHCC – FCC October Newsletter

Hi Members,

The FCC newletter for October is now available – https://fccnsw.myphotoclub.com.au/f-stop-newsletter-october-2019/

by David Curtis, September 30, 2019 Share:

HHCC – Interclub Competition – October

Hi Members,

The FCC interclub presentation day will be next month on Sunday 13th October. The venue is Gosford Leagues Club on the Central Coast and will commence at 11am for prints and 1pm start for digital images. 

Put it in your diary and we hope to see a lot of you there.

Best,

Dave

by David Curtis, September 20, 2019 Share:

HHCC – October Outing to Galston Gardens

Hi Members,

We have an outing on Saturday 19th October to Galston Gardens. The flyer is attached for this event. If you plan on attending please send a note to Sonia Conn who is coordinating – sonia.conn@gmail.com.

The flyer is here.

Best,

Dave

by David Curtis, September 20, 2019 Share:

Results for competitions in September Tree or Trees or part thereof & Open

There were 38 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in September Tree or Trees or part thereof & Open

Red Centre Ghost Gum
Marion Anstis – Merit – Set
SetSubject Digital

Into the woods
Sonia Conn – Merit – Set
SetSubject Digital

De salination Plant
Jonathan Beckerleg – Merit – Set
SetSubject Digital

Sequoia
Nick Speyer – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Autumn approaches!
John Sidebotham – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Blue Forrest
David Curtis – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Lonely sunset tree
Marion Anstis – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Natures artwork
Sonia Conn – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Almost Bare II
Sonia Conn – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Dead or Alive
Elaine Holliday – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

The Wild Wood
John Sidebotham – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Barnacle Tree
Jenny Anderson – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Reflections in the Mist
Sonia Conn – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Skyward
Corinna Lueg – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Bushway
Dylan Kennedy – Merit – Set
SetSubject Small Print

Autumn Glow
Melinda Sexton – Merit – Set
SetSubject Small Print

Bark Mk II
Jon Holliday – Merit – Set
SetSubject Small Print

Recovered
Martin Paul – Merit
Open Colour Large Print

Morning tea L
Martin Paul – Merit
Open Colour Large Print

Stripped Bare
Nilmini De Silva – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

Old Limbs
Nick Speyer – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

Boab
David Tam – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

Corridar
David Tam – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

Bamboo Dreams
Martin Paul – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

IMG_7847 2
Jakki Foley – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

Glenworth
Jon Holliday – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Digital

behind the suburbs
Dylan Kennedy – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

The Pines of Rome
John Sidebotham – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Soul Tree
Martin Paul – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

In Deep Water
Elaine Holliday – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Autumn Serenity
Jenny Anderson – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Solitude
Sonia Conn – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print

Into the Woods
Elaine Holliday – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

dappled sunlight
John Sidebotham – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Puddle Gumtree
Jenny Anderson – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Standing to Attention
Jenny Anderson – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

Standing Proud
Sonia Conn – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print

snow on trees
Dylan Kennedy – Highly Commended – Set
SetSubject Small Print

by Elaine Holliday, September 18, 2019 Share:

Competitions in September Tree or Trees or part thereof & Open are closing soon!

Competitions in September Tree or Trees or part thereof & Open will close Sunday, 15th September 2019, 5:00 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • Open Colour Large Print
  • Open Small Print
  • Open Mono Large Print
  • Open Digital
  • SetSubject Digital
  • SetSubject Colour Large Print
  • SetSubject Mono Large Print
  • SetSubject Small Print

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, September 13, 2019 Share:

HHCC – External Competition

Hi Members,

Another external competition for you all …

Back to home

Association Loi 1901
20 rue du Chevalier de la Barre
80142 ABBEVILLE Cedex, FRANCE
+ 33 3 22 24 02 02
 contact@festival-oiseau-nature.com


Since 1991, the Bay of Somme, an internationally recognized as a major spot on the migratory routes, celebrates the return of spring and birds with the Bird and Nature Festival. After 30 years, it remains an unmissable event for nature lovers with its particularly successful guided walks, its photo contest is now one of the 10 most renowned in Europe.
 
Also, the Festival once again invites amateur and professional photographers to participate in this success! The objective is to use photography as a pedagogic and artistic support to promote knowledge of birds, and thus promote commitment to their conservation. Each participant will be able to present a maximum of 10 photographs. Registration fee: € 2 / photo (free for 15-17 years-old category)

The competition will lead to an exhibition presented in Le Crotoy during the 30th edition to be held from April 11 to 19, 2020
 
6 categories including one dedicated to 15-17 year olds
More than € 6,000 in prizes and endowments
Closing December 2, 2019 at midnig
ht

2020 CATEGORIES

Rules
Registration

by David Curtis, September 5, 2019 Share: