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Stunning praise from a respected VAPS judge Paul RobinsonThe August competition saw Jim Hancock receive tremendous praise for her image of 'Misty Dawn'.
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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.
The November Meeting Meeting
Attendance was great for this AGM meeting. The current committee was returned along with Kaye Kennedy and Graeme Milsome being added.
Two members were honoured with Service Awards for service to the club. David Woolcock and Debbie Shepherd, (well Debbie and David).
The competition for the night was 'Set Subject - Shoot From Above' and our VAP's Judge was Brian Basham.
Guest speaker for the night was Alistair McBurnie who gave us an interesting presentation of images resulting from his Canon Light Awards 2015 prize which was a photographic trip to Namibia, Africa.
Members are reminded that the images due in December is for the 'Open Subject'.
The Photographic Challenge winner for 'The rule of thirds' was Graeme Milsome with his image 'Arko'.
Congratulation to all the winners and place getters for both competitions!
Use the button above or click on the Competition Images Tab to view all the place winning images.The Competition winners were:
- Colour Print Advance: Patsy Cleverly
- Colour Print: Tim O'Keeffe
- Monochrome Print: Kaye Kennedy
- EDIA: Advance: Garry Pearce
- EDI: Debbie Shepherd
2016 Albury Show
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.
The Paatsch Shield Challenge
As WACC was this years host of the annual challenge, the Jindera Pioneer store was choosen as the venue with the theme being 'Pioneer'.
The Presentation took place at the Wangarratta Club on the 11th of September.
This year's winner was the Wodonga/Albury Camera Club by the small margine of only 4 points. The best image was won by Monika King with Vicki Cain second. The third place was taken out by Benalla's Jen Fawkes. The Merrit place getters were: Barb Colman BCC, Greame Milsome WACC, Linda Bourke BCC, Jen Fawkes BCC and Sean King WACC.
Congradulations to both clubs and it looks like Benalla is well poised to take out the Shield in the coming years.
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.
From top left: Darren Wighton, Henk van de Ven, Ian Rolfe, Brian Paatsch and the Exhibition.
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