About John Frost

I have been in broadcast television production and later became as an Independent producer/director for over forty years.Have eased off bit now!

Monday Night Tutorial 25th Feb


For our Monday night tutorial we will have the pleasure of Roy Killian with his vast knowledge of the art of photography, with his special  presention of “Achieving Success in Photographic Exhibitions”. Roy will also talk a little about the benefits of the Photography Society of America (PSA). It should an excellent night and I am sure there will plenty tips to pick from the night.

Next Tutorial – Mon 28th Jan- “Preserving Memories”


We will have the pleasure again this month with Diane Schofield with her presentation how to create a Photobook.
Diane will talk  about “Preserving our memories”  Why do you photograph things and scenes?  How do you use your images?  The presentation will cover suggestion for using images and will concentrate on making a photo book and look at the physical composition of a book. So bring your iPad, tablet, laptop or a pencil and note pad! 

Monday 24th September Tutorial- Bill Chambers with “Colour Perception”

Our guest speaker will be from the man who loves underwater photography Bill Chambers who’s presentation is called “Colour Perception” – ( ‘Why Don’t My Images Show the Colour I Remember When I Took the Shot?’ )

Everyone perceives colour differently – the presentation explores some of the reasons why – from simply being “Colour Blind” through to the influence of medications such as ‘Viagra’ (that one is always of interest to the fellahs!)… 😉

Something in there for all photographers. 

This will an evening not to miss when it comes to understanding “Colour Perception”

“Early bird call”- Wed 11th Oct-part 1.

An early morning experience in October!  We have the opportunity to do an early morning shoot on Wednesday Oct 11th. at Mike Fidler’s property at Martinsville for a early” Hideout” Bird” shoot. Mike will be at hand for any advise to those wanting to set up their cameras to catch your images.  After the shoot there will be a hot breakfast served and a chance to experience the bird environment which surrounds Mike’s property.  You need to be at Mike’s by about 0615 to 0630 for setup at the hideout. There will a mud map available on our next club meeting on the 9th Oct. Please let Colleen know 0413849846 for breakfast as there will token fee of $5 for a smashing breaky. After breakfast there will a chance to play with life size Chess pieces or a challenge with Mike with a game of croquet and Bocce!         

PART 2-We will follow up with our tutorial on Monday 23rd to do a critique on members images on their day of shooting,and perhaps a peoples choice!


Closing dates for three competitions.

Just a reminder for those who wish to enter the Sutherland Shire National Exhibition of Photography(SSNEP) you have just over a week as it will be closing on the Wednesday 13th September.

A further reminder for those wishing to enter the Hunter Botanic Gardens that will be closing 3.00pm Wednesday 27th September.

There is further information in regards entering both competitions on the club website.

Closing date for the FCC Inter Club Competition.

The FCC inter club comp closing on the 15th Sept. Dave Vane has offered to take prints to Sydney and Bettina Damme is willing to collect entries and payments at our comp night on 11th September. (next Monday night!).

Monday 26th Tutorial- Rainee Lantry of Cloud Nine Photography

Over the years Rainee has won numerous awards at State( Gold, Silver Distinction, Silver), National (Silver) and International (Bronze and Silver) levels. Rainee was a Finalist for NSW AIPP Family Photographer 2015 and NSW AIPP Creative Photographer 2015. In 2016 Rainee won NSW AIPP Family Photographer of the year and was awarded Australian AIPP Family Photographer of the year 2016 finalist. We will have the pleasure of Rainee telling us how she started her business and will then show us how she is able to set up those all important family portrait shots to bring those winning images.

Monday Night 22nd May – Tutorial – Lighting for Portraits with flash and continuous lighting.

It was a pleasure to have Barry Collier to give us those tips on making the most of your landscape images. We we will have the pleasure of Barry next year of doing the opposite with the best ways to capture close ups!  

Camera and tripod required for the tutorial Our president Brad LeBroqaue with assistance of other members for this month tutorials. We will be looking at lighting for portraits and other subjects with flash and continuous lighting. We will have a “Studio setup” so you can be able to gain the experience with your camera  at making the best of the lighting to capture your stunning images.  There will be discussion on the June Set Subject of “High Key” on dealing with unnatural bright lighting.