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Misty Dawn

Stunning praise from a respected VAPS judge Paul Robinson

The August competition saw Jim Hancock receive tremendous praise for her image of 'Misty Dawn'.
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Wodonga / Albury Camera Club Inc

Welcome to the Wodonga / Albury Camera Club Website

We are an Australian Camera Club located on the border of Victoria and New South Wales on the banks of the mighty Murray River, and comprising members from both sides of the border.
We are an incorporated body in Victoria and come under the Victorian Association of Photographic Societies Inc (VAPS).
We meet on the second Monday of the month at the Boomerang Hotel Complex in Lavington.
The Club activities include competitions, workshops and outings.
Welcome to our corner of the world.

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The Paatsch Shield Challenge

Photo by Eric Bocquet

The Shield this year was and held at Wandiligong. The Theme was 'Autumn In Wandiligong' The 2017 Paatsch Shield Challenge was hosted by the Benalla Canera Club and held on a beautiful autumn day during the Wandiligong Nut Festival. This interclub photography competition commenced with members of Benalla and Wodonga/Albury Camera Club, meeting at Wandiful Produce for a morning coffee and briefing of the competition rules. Benalla Camera Club President, Ken Jenkins, set the challenge for the day. Photographers were permitted to explore the township of Wandiligong for photo opportunities that best portrayed 'Autumn in Wandiligong'.

The above Walnut image was taken by WACC member Eric Bocquet.

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The May Meeting

Another cold night outside, it was warm and cosy indoors and we had a good turnout for the meeting.
Our VAPS judge for the 'Nature Subject' competition was David Burren, and Helen Bishop and Louise Peacock judged the Photographic Challenge 'Panning'.

Members are reminded that the images due in June is for the 'Open Subject' Competition.
Please note: On the side pannel with the programme is the definition for the 2017-18 Set Subject competitions.

Congratulation to all the winners of the competition!

CPA Winner

Use the button above or click on the Current Comp Images link (Left) to view all the place winning images.

The Competition winners were:
  • Colour Print Advance: David Woolcock
  • Colour Print: Attilia Heath
  • Monochrome Print: Neville Bartlett
  • EDIA: Advance: David Woolcock
  • EDI: Yvonne Schnelle
  • Photographic Challenge: David Willis
Top, right CPA above left to right: CP, Mono, EDIA and EDI.
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2016 Albury Show

Show Judges

The show has come around and gone for another year. The Club again oversaw the photographic competition. Our major and faithful sponsors were Foto Suplies Camera House along with the Albury Show Society. 174 images are entered and our judge this year was Simon Dallinger.

Sharon Alston with the Champion photo award.

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Victorian Association of Photographic Societies Convention 2016

Wodonga/Albury Camera Club proudly hosted the 2016 V.A.P.S convention from Friday the 3rd of June to Monday the 7th of June at the Albury Commercial Club. The convention was well attended by people near and far, and it showcased an outstanding range of Prints, EDI Images and AV presentations.

The convention commenced with a traditional welcome to country (Darren Wighton), followed by a warm welcome by Henk van de Ven (Albury Mayor), followed by Ian Rolfe (VAPS President), and Brian Paatsch (Convention Chairman).

Guest speakers were: Ian Rolf (The Amplified Landscape), David Anderson (War Stories), Mark Galer (Creative Workflow using Adobe Lightroom), Steve Axford (The Wonderful World of Fungi) and David Taylor (Shooting from Above). WACC Volunteers made their friendly service available at the reception desk.

Mark Slater, David Woolcock and Neville Bartlett joined forces and guided conference delegates around a wet and cold Kremur St Wetlands, whilst Louise Peacock and Brian Paatsch led an photo shoot down the main street of Albury.

On the Monday there was a guided tour of MAMA Art Gallery and photoshoots at the Ettamogah Pub and the Jindera Pioneer Museum.
VAPS Images

From top left: Darren Wighton, Henk van de Ven, Ian Rolfe, Brian Paatsch and the Exhibition.

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