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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

Shield Presentation

The Shield this year was held at Wandiligong. The Theme was 'Autumn In Wandiligong' The 2017 Paatsch Shield Challenge and Presentation was hosted by the Benalla Canera Club and held on a beautiful autumn day during August at the Wangaratta Club. The Wodonga/Albury Camera Club once again took out the Shield with a 4 point margin.
The Place winners were:

  • Best Image: Sharon Alston WACC
  • Second Place: Monika King WACC
  • Third Place: Ken Jenkins BCC
  • Merit: Noel Baumgarten BCC
  • Merit: Attilia Heath WACC
  • Merit: Cathy Duncombe BCC
  • Merit: Jeanette Beattie BCC
Benalla Camera Club President Ken Jenkins awarding the Paatsch Shield to Wodonga Albury Camera Club President David Willis for the 6th year in a row!!!

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The WACC 2017 Annual Exhibition

Our Annual Exhibition has commenced at Giggs Gallery on the causeway with the Opening on Thursday night the 3rd of August from 6.30pm to 8.00pm.
There are 44 image this year and you can view them during the day as Gigs are open from 10:00am to 4:00pm every day except Mondays.
The last day of Exhibition is on Sunday the 27th of August, with Bump-out on the same day after 3.00pm.
A big thank you to those members that turned up for the Bump-in today.
                                    (Right: Ron Hammond and Kaye Kennedy pictured).

The August Meeting

EDIA Winner

Again a great turn out for the meeting. Our VAPS judge for the competition was Gerry Gibson who gave us his comments via audio.
Our guest speaker was Tyler Grace a well known local phptographer, who gave us a very informative interpretation of his recent MAMA exhibition 'The Chronic Diaries' which will also be held in September at the 'Sydney Fringe Festival HPG Hub'.
You can access his website here Tyler Grace Photography.

Members are reminded that the images due in October 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!

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: Neville Bartlett
  • Colour Print: Debbie Shepherd
  • Monochrome Print: Vicki Cain
  • EDIA: Advance: Sean King
  • EDI: Bill Cleverly
  • Photographic Challenge: Bernie Rosser
Winners
Top, right EDIA above left to right: CPA, CP, Mono and EDI.
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Benalla Camera Club Portrait Workshop

Workshop Image

Six of our members had a great day out when the were guest at the Benalla Camera clubs 'Introduction to Studio and off Camera flash lighting for Portraits' workshop with Keith O'Brien.
The workshop had lots to take out of it with the likes of:

  • Understanding lighting equipment.
  • Correct operation of the equipment.
  • Lighting Techniques.
  • Working with a model and effective posing.
A big thank you to Ken Jenkins and the Benalla Camera Club, Keith O'Brian and the Models Shanae and Rebecca.

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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.

VAPS Images

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

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