Welcome to the first of our competition evenings,
" You know, I really don't think you learn from teachers. You learn from work.
Not a member of our Facebook page yet? You are encouraged to join - this is the place to get lots of tips, advice and help, to see what other members are up to and be able to stay in touch between meetings.
Just follow this link.
Camera Gear Sales
Following on from last weeks camera gear swap and sale, if anyone has camera gear or magazines or anything photographically related they would like to sell/donate please contact Bill with details and we can list them in the newsletter.
Smart Phone Photography
For those who are interested in knowing more about the use of your smart phone as a camera the following sites will give you some information.
My personal favourite site which has been around for ages is
Moran Arts Foundation
Will 2019 be your year to win?
The total prize pool for the 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize is $100,000 with the winner to be awarded $50,000 and each finalist $1,000. School students can also enter with generous prizes for both winners and their schools.
So what does living in Australia mean to you? We're looking for photographs of life in Australia; places, people and lifestyle that make our lovable country quintessentially Australian. It may be a landscape, portrait or action shot but above all else tell a story of how you experience living in Australia.
Entries close Wednesday 6th March.
For more information follow the attached link.
The FCC ( Federation of Camera Clubs) has published the latest edition of their newsletter F-Stop and you can access it by following the attached link or go to the FCC website for more information.
Adam Williams Tutorials
For those wishing to improve their image making skills and learn from an awarded professional, Adam has 24 free tips on how to make your photographs truly awesome.
Go to his website to find out more.
Lens Calibrating for Sharp Images
Not achieving the sharpness you expect from your uber expensive new lens? The following link is a simple explanation to achieving razor sharp images through calibrating your lens to your camera.
Magnum to launch online street photography course
Famed photography collective Magnum photos are soon to launch their first online course for street photographers. For further information follow the link.
Don't forget - Momento offer a 30% discount to our financial members off their first order then all subsequent orders will receive an automatic 10% discount.
Hop over to http://www.momentopro.com.au/ to sign up.
Other bits and pieces which should be of interest.
Sydney International Exhibition of Photography www.siep.org.au
Len Metcalf lensschool.com
Adam Williams ( for inspiration and workshops) www.australianphotographer.com
Luke Tscharke, (for great astrophotography tips and workshops) luketscharke.com
Pamela Pauline ( local fine art photographic artist ) www.pamelapauline.com
Peter Coulson (inspiration for fashion photography, great studio lighting and workshops) www.peter-coulson.com.au
Greg Benz Photography for tutorials and newsletter www.gregbenzphotography.com
Alfonso Calero www.photographytravel.net ( for travel photography workshops and one of our upcoming judges)
Leonie Barton leoniebarton.com (great for creative inspiration)
Mark Galer, Adobe Ambassador www.markgaler.com
Photoshop Cafe ( loads of free tutorials ) photoshopcafe.com
Phlearn (easy to follow tutorials, many of them are free, you don't have to subscribe ) www.phlearn.com
www.beckhamdigital.com.au (go to more , then newsletter) for some awesome tuitions. Thanks Alan for this one!
For a different perspective and inspiring photography, have a look at Erika Zolli Photography www.erikazolli.it
Just click on the links or google any of the above for more information.
Other items of interest are also being posted directly to our Facebook page, so please like us and share with your friends.