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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 February Meeting

What a great attendance for the meeting, the whether was kind which set up for a great night.
Jen Fawkes from the Benalla Camera Club was our guest judge for the 'Open Subject' competition and was in attendance to speak on the results. Jen also gave us a presentation on 16 steps for better photography.

Members are reminded that the images due in March is for our annual 'Nature' Competition.
The definition is: 'A picture of flora or fauna excluding domesticated animals, cultivated plants or flowers, or evidence of the hand of man' (the full rules can be found: here!)
Also on the side pannel with the programme is the definition for the 2017-18 Set Subject competitions.
The new Photographic Challenge will also be announced at the March meeting.

Congratulation to all the winners of the competition!

EDIA 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: Jill Hancock
  • Colour Print: Yvonne Schnelle
  • Monochrome Print: Mark Slater
  • EDIA: Advance: Patsy Cleverly
  • EDI: Attilia Heath
Top, right EDIA, above left to right: CPA, CP, Mono, 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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Paatsch Shield Group

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.

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

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