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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 November Meeting - 'AGM'

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the club was held at the November meeting with all current members re-elected for another term.
One person that was overlooked at the meeting in which the President apologizes for not mentioning her in his report, was Jill Hancock, a former Treasurer who stood down from the committee after a number of years to undergo her love of travel during her and hubby's retirement. Jill will remain a member and the club thanks her for efforts on the Committee and wishers her the best in her travels.
Please check out the Committee page for the Officer Bears for this year.

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The November Meeting - 'Set Subject' - 'Backlit'

A great roll up for the November meeting. Our Judge for this 'Backlit' Competition was Vera Cumow who also supplied a audio/visual of some of his work, which was appreciated by the members.
It was great to see John and Denise Organ back for the meeting during their stay in Albury with their daughter.
Members are reminded that images are due in December for Open Subject and images for the Photographic Challenge 'Summer' due in January.
Congratulation to the winners and place getters for the competition!

EDI Winner 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: Vicki Cain
  • Colour Print: Dianna Groch
  • Monochrome Print: Garry Pearce
  • EDI Advance: Mark Slater
  • EDI: Kaye Kennedy
Top, right EDIA, above left to right: CPA, CP, Monochrome and EDI.

The Albury Show 2015

Debbie Shepherd

The 2015 Albury Show was a great success despite the periods of rain. The numbers were only slightly down on last year, with the rain on midday on Saturday accounting for the drop. After that the crowd picked up and were on par with previous years.
Entries for the Photography section were rewarding with some quality images on display.
We had the side awing for the photography section to ourselves to try our this year, with only poor lighting the only drawback.
A big thank you to Debbie and her helpers, for setting up and pulling down the competition.

Debbie Shepherd taken on Sunday by Wendy Stanford along side her Champion winning image entry.

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Rock Isotone

Chiltern Wildflower Shoot Sunday 27th of September

Our Chiltern wildflowers outing and workshop was well attended by members.
We meet along the Yackandandah Road and then proceeded to the location in the Chiltern Forrest. The early breeze was a little annoying, however seemed to carm down during the morning.

Sharon Alston's image of a Rock Isotone taken during the shoot.

Wodonga Albury Camera Club 2015 Annual Exhibition

Exhibition Set-up

The Exhibition opened Thursday the 14th and there was a great turnout for the night. A big thankyou to our co-ordinator Mark Slater and those who came along to help set-up on the day and those that helped on opening night. Also to Justin from Fotosupplies for opening the Exhibition.
The Exhibition ran from the 14th of August and closes on the 6th of September and is was held at the GIGS Art Gallery in the Gateway Village on the Lincoln Causeway.
Six images were sold and congradulations to those photographers.

The Paatsch Challenge Shield 2015

The Paatsch Challenge Shield

This year Benalla Camera Club's hosted the event with the theme being 'Finding the Past at Beechworth'. The competition is held each year between the Wodonga/Albury and Benalla Camera Clubs and takes the form of the hosting club choosing a date/ location/ theme and both clubs meeting for a photo shoot. Each club chooses 12 images to represent the club. The hosting club then sends all the images (EDI) to a judge for scoring. Later in the year the two clubs meet up for a 'presentation day', and to find out the winner of the Paatsch Shield.
This year there was a good attendance from both club.
The images are away for judging.
Watch this space for details of the presentation which will be held this year at Eldorado.

Astrophotography Workshop - May 2015

Below, left The Bridge and right the Milky Way over Bellbridge. Astrophotography

On Sunday night 17th of May, Mark Slater conducted for the club an astrophotography workshop at Bellbridge on the Hume Weir.
This workshop had to be conducted at short notice because it was dependent on weather conditions.
It looked like we were in for a cold night, however the weather was quite pleasant and so was the night, which was well attended by members.
A big thank you to Mark for his time and effort on the night.

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