Calendar 2019



The 2020 Calendar is posted.


Full Year 2019


Monday 21      Welcome dinner – The Main Cafe Bar Restaurant – Berwick – 6.30 pm.

Saturday 26    On location – Australia Day Balnarring Races. 10.00 am. Go to person TBA


Sunday 3         On location – Midsumma Pride March, St Kilda. 10.00 am . Fitzroy Street St Kilda. Go to person Barry Povey.

Monday 4       Members Showcase, Christmas Challenge (James),
COLLECT FOR AGG 1 – Open subject

Monday 11     Tutorial – preparing images for competition, including image selection, prepping, matting,
preparing labels.

Monday 18     No club night (Committee meeting)

Monday 25      Guest speaker – CCD Camera Service. Technician speaking on visual light basics, and will take you inside a modern camera, look at lens fundamentals and zooms, how to care for  your camera,
and a Q&A session.


Sunday 3         Alison Pouliot Tree workshop – fees apply. All day workshop starting in club rooms, then transferring to field site. Workshop is fully booked.

Monday 4         JUDGING AGG 1/ COLLECT FOR AGG 2 – Set subject “Legs”

Sunday 10         On location – “Lost Trades Fair” – Kyneton. Go to person Steve Ferran.

Monday 11        No club – Labour Day

Sunday 17         On location – Melbourne Zoo – go to TBA

Monday 18       Bring your camera. See note above.

We will be conducting an internal judging to find the image that will be used by Framing to A T to demonstrate matting and framing of the image. Your image can be uploaded to the competition section in the website. It’s the ’Special’ comp with a theme of ‘Framing to a T’ prize (3rd from the bottom).

Monday 25        Visit to Framing to a T.   Address Fact 19/2-10 Hallam S Rd, Hallam VIC 3803.  Time 7.30.


Monday 1          JUDGING AGG 2/ COLLECT FOR AGG 3 – Open subject

Monday 8         Tutorial – Star trails – how to capture them and how to process them, Mike Wharton

Sunday 14         Autumn winery images – winery tour – go to person Laurie Higgins

Monday 15        Tutorial – Lightroom – Barry

Monday 22        No club – Easter Monday



Monday 6        Mark Rayner will do a Bird and Wildlife Presentation for us on the night of the 6th.

He’ll talk about the techniques that he used to capture certain images as well as settings, aperture, focus methods etc.

He will also do a hands on ‘Back Button Focus” setup session. He usually do this after everything else including all normal club business as it is time consuming and can go on for quite a while depending on how many people want to set up their cameras. Those that are keen will hang around.

He’ll also squeeze in a couple of slide shows on the Kimberly Photo Tour 2020.

Mark will also be running a two day workshop in Cranbourne on the 5th and 6th May . Link is here.

Wednesday 8   COMMITTEE MEETING at Steves

Sunday 19         On location – Cape Liptrap – go to person James Milward

Monday 13        Tutorial – Lighting, flash, portraits – Phil

Monday 20       Guest speakers – “Michele & Rod Adler”

The title of their presentation is: “Photographing Wildlife in the Galapagos Islands.”

Monday 27       Pakwick Interclub comp – we host


Monday 3         COLLECT FOR PUB NATIONAL /Tutorial – Slide Show Creation – “A New Way”. with Preparation, Development, Sharing – Using Creative Cloud Subscription  Barry

Monday 10      No club – Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Monday 17       Pub National Night. COLLECT AGG 4 – Set subject “Architecture”

Monday 24      COLLECT FOR TRI CLUB and GUEST SPEAKER. The guest speaker will be Barry Povey. Barry will demostrate, on the big screen, CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY WITH THE IPHONE. It will cover the new technologies, applications and processing ability of mobile devices such as the iPhone. Eg 360º creativity, panorama creativity, artistic creativity and novelty creativity. The objective is to bring members up to date on their awarness, appreciation and understanding of recent developments. You may even be inspired to explore this area of photography as well.


Monday 1         Club activity – Canada Day – a special evening full of exciting challenges and activities

Monday 8        JUDGING AGG 4/ COLLECT FOR AGG 5 – Open subject

Monday 15       Club activity – Photo aerobics

Monday 22      Tri Club – interclub competition – we host

Sunday 28       Puffing Billy trip from Emerald Lake Park to Gembrook. Fees apply. Full information at a later date.
Go to person David Norris

Monday 29      No club night – COMMITTEE MEETING


Monday 5        JUDGING AGG 5

Monday 12      Annual General Meeting/sausage sizzle

Monday 19      Tutorial – photo processing – TBA

Monday 26    Guest speaker: Ewen Bell. Editorial photographer, journalist and publisher of “Photography for Travellers” website.


Monday 2       On location – Web Bridge/city shoot 7.30 pm.– go to person James Millward

Monday 9

Calendar selection night, members slideshow. We produce a calendar each year showcasing some of our members’ works. Please, if you wish to submit an image for this completion it must be printed and mounted and brought to Club on this night for judging by your fellow members. Images must be landscape orientated as the fit better on the pages, thanks.

We will have time for members slideshows so if you’ve been on a trip or just have a selection of images you’d like to show, make up a little slideshow, put it on a USB to share with us all.

PLEASE NOTE: Collection for AGG6 “Negative space” will also be on this night.

Sunday 15       On location – Sorrento/Queenscliff Ferry/Queenscliff – go to person tba – from 10:00-13:00

Monday 16     No club night – COMMITTEE MEETING

Monday 23  Guest speaker – Nella Pixels aka P1xels

Berwick Senior Citizens ClubMelbourne. Excited to have Nella Pixels (P1xels) coming to talk to us about her experience shooting in and around the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Russia as well as her street photography. Collection night for the Hills & Vines inter-club competition too.
Monday 30 tba


Monday 7    On location – Princess Pier/Port Melbourne

Princess PierMelbourne 7.30 pm.

Sunday 13  On location – Rhododendron Gardens

National Rhododendron GardensOlinda, Melbourne

Monday 14   Judging AGG 6 – Negative space, collect AGG 7

Monday 21     Hills and Vines Interclub Comp – we host

Monday 28    Guest Speaker Yana Martens


Monday 4      No club (cup day long weekend)

Monday 11   Judging AGG 7, collection for Print & Slide of the Year

Monday 18    No club night – COMMITTEE MEETING

Monday 25   From 19:30-22:30. The blacksmithing group at the Berwick Men’s Shed will be putting on a display and we’ll all be able to practice our long exposures and other techniques – bring your camera, tripods etc! Akoonah Park, Cardinia Street
3806 Berwick, Victoria


Monday 2      On location – Frankston Pier, fish and chips – go to Gail McTaggart

Sunday 8 BBQ lunch at Rosies. Details to come.

Monday 9      Dinner – Print and Slide of the Year – Berwick Inn