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Our club is based at the Wangi Workers Club at Wangi Wangi NSW

We meet at the Wangi Workers’ Club in the Dobell Room at 7.00pm on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.

The club’s mission statement is:

“a shared enjoyment of the art and craft of photography in a learning environment”

Use the green About Us button for information on our club and what we do.

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The 2nd Monday of the month is our competition night.

  • Our Competition Program is available from our website.
  • There are 3 grades, Advanced, A and B. B Grade is usually for beginner photographers.
  • We have photos presented both in print form as well as Digital (EDI) option. (EDI – Electronic Data Images)
  • Both Digital and Print contests require you to enter online on this website and include a digital copy of each entry. This will be displayed in an image gallery on the website
  •  All photographs are displayed and critiqued by the judge on the night. Most judges provide very beneficial feedback, from which we all learn
  • At the end of the year we run our “Photo of the Year”competition (POTY). The photos entered in this competition must be photographs that have been entered in competitions throughout the year.

The 4th Monday of the month is our tutorial night.

  • We have had many and varied tutorials and continue to do so every month.
  • Suggestions from members as to what tutorials they would like to have are very welcome.

Visitors are always welcome to come along however visitors cannot enter any competitions until they become a member of the club. Follow the link under About us for info on joining.

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Awards and Christmas Party

Click the link below for full details

https://wangi.myphotoclub.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/65/2019/10/Christmas-party-2019.pdf

by Colleen Price, October 28, 2019

Results PSA Interclub Open (1)

Another wonderful success for our club in the Open Division. We are in Group E with 25 other clubs. Our six entries gained four awards with Dianne’s image “Grannys Bonnet” scoring 14/15 and earning a gold medal. Other award winners were David Hansell, Colleen Price and Ian English. This was judged by a Chinese club – Jiahua Elite Photography Association. We are three points clear of the next club in our group. Huge thanks to everyone who submitted images for consideration and I want to encourage everyone to keep putting in images so we have a large body of work to select from. You never know when your turn will come. Please click on “more” to see results tables. You can also go to this link to see the awarded images for the Creative Interclub recently closed – https://psa-photo.org/index.php?2019-20-pid-creative-interclub-round-one

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by Ian English, December 8, 2019

Results PSA Interclub Creative (1)

Once again Wangi has excelled in the creative comp. I have attached the results and now we await the other three interclub comp results. We achieved four awards out of the six images entered. The judging panel was comprised of some of the best competition photographers in the UK.

Well done to all who entered images for consideration. We cannot use any of the six images which were presented but all of the other images not selected will be eligible to represent when the entries open for round two earlier in the New Year. Please click the “more” button to see the tables of results.

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by Ian English, December 1, 2019

Christmas Party Numbers

If you haven’t signed up for the Christmas Party/Awards night, and you wish to come, can you please email Colleen at pricecolleen54@gmail.com

Meal and $20 payment details can be found on website

by Colleen Price, November 14, 2019

Account Numbers.

For the purpose of clarification. The Wangi Workers Camera Club Account Numbers are: BSB 650 000, Account Number 526472301. Members wishing to make payments for their Christmas Dinner or any other payment via Bank Transfer must use the above numbers.

Some of you may have previously used a different BSB. I.E. BSB 650 300. Newcastle Permanent have advised that this has now been phased out. Any payments already made using this number will get paid into our account but all future payments should use BSB 650 000.

by David Hansell, November 12, 2019

POTY RESULTS

Hi All,
What a fantastic night we had last night. It was so good to see a showcase of our members best images for 2019 in print.
We sure are a talented group.

Congratulations to all our winners.

B Grade Category Winners were:
Colour: 1st Place “Orange Splash” by Susan Hansell
2nd Place “Rural Fire Service” by Bob Kildey
Mono: 1st Place “Taking a Swim” by Michelle Moore
2nd Place “The Soldier” by Susan Hansell
Nature: 1st Place “Baby Monkey” by Maxine Reid
2nd Place “Preening” by Bob Kildey

A Grade Category Winners were:
Colour: 1st Place “Rhythm in the Dew” by David Hansell
2nd Place “Colour Explosio ” by Toni Conquest
Mono: 1st Place “Do you want to Bet” by David Hansell
2nd Place “Roger” by Ian Nunn
Nature: 1st Place “Big Brother” by Ray Watts
2nd Place “Got Me” by David Price

Advanced Grade Category Winners:
Colour: 1st Place “Birds on a Wire 1” by Bettina Damme
2nd Place “Autumn Gold” by Megan Willis
Mono: 1st Place “The Old Timer” by Dianne English
2nd Place ” Grater Abstract” by Bettina Damme
Nature: 1st Place “Egret Fairy Dust” by Ian English
2nd Place “New Zealand Ablaze with Autumn Colours” by Megan Willis

Our Overall POY 2019 Winners are:
B Grade: Susan Hansell with her Print of “Orange Splash”
A Grade: Ray Watts with his Print of “Big Brother”
Advanced Grade: Ian English with his Print of “Egret Fairy Dust”

CONGRATULATIONS!

by Sue Winsley, November 12, 2019

Presentation on Portrait Photography at Maitland Tuesday 12 November

The Maitland Camera Club is thrilled to have Mr. Bandu Gunaratne  visiting their club on Tuesday the 12th of November at 7pm, ie tomorrow

Mr Gunaratne is a full time professional photographer and International Photography judge who is based in Sri Lanka. 

He will be conducting a presentation on Portrait Photography and a slide show on Sri Lanka.

Brad would like to extend the invitation to Wangi members. The Maitland Club meets at the Maitland City Bowling Club.

by Susan Hansell, November 11, 2019

Voting Results for PSA Interclub Round 1

There were seven Advanced Grade members judging with scores between 1 – 5 for each image. As we can only submit one image per member, some of the images had to be dropped out. The top six images in each section have been selected. We can use the non selected images for future rounds as well as the fabulous images you will capture in the meantime.

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by Ian English, November 11, 2019

Wangi Christmas Party

If wish to pay by direct deposit for our Christmas Party here are our Bank Details:

BSB: 650 000

Account: 526472301

Name: Wangi Camera Club

The cost is $20/person

NB: Please include your name and Xmas Party in Reference

by Colleen Price, November 11, 2019

2020 Tutorials

We are looking at forming tutorial groups outside our usually Monday evening and may be using Adam Williams course as a starting point. At the moment the Essentials course is available for just $1 and a number of our members have found this course beneficial, so if you would like to participate, now is a great time to purchase this course (usually $149.00).

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by Toni Conquest, November 10, 2019

POTY 11/11/19

Don’t forget that next Monday 11/11/19 is our POTY (Photo of the Year) competition.

You don’t need to upload any photos to the site… just bring your prints on the night.

The categories are Colour, Mono and Nature. If you want to choose any of your images that have been entered in Set Subject, just choose one of the categories available that they would fit into best.
Any photos that have been entered as EDI’s will need to be printed.

You can enter 4 images, but a maximum of 2 in any of the categories.

The images must be images that you have entered in this year’s competitions without any alterations.

Please have your images on the stands by 6:30 pm.

Our judge for this year’s POTY is Peter McNeill. He is an accomplished commercial Photographer from Cessnock. His business name is “Natural Lightscapes”.

Good luck to everyone!

It’ll be great to see a showcase of our best images for 2019.

by Sue Winsley, November 4, 2019