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Cameraholics Camera & Photographica Fair

Sunday 5th of June 2016 - 10am - 2:30pm

Cameraholics is for people interested in collectable cameras and other items of Photographica.

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On Sunday 5 June Cameraholics will be holding their 17th Annual Fair for collectors of rare, odd and unusual items at BCG's meeting place, the Albion Peace Centre.

The members' interests span 19th century Photographica, classic folding, rangefinder and SLR/TLR cameras to miniature, odd film size, novelty cameras and beyond. The members specialize in collecting equipment produced by individual photographic manufacturers from Alpa to Zeiss.

Entry is $3 with over two thirds going to the Redcliff Tuesday Club Charity who raise money and support disabled and disadvantaged youth and their families.

Get in early to pick up a bargain in photographic history and more current equipment and have a chat about your photography at their sausage sizzle.

Click to download Cameraholics' brochure and poster

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Metropolitan AudioVisual Interclub Competition 2016

The Metropolitan AudioVisual Interclub Competiton is being hosted this year by the Aspley Camera Club. 

Entries are now open and will close on 31 May, 2016.

This is a great opportunity for club members to see how their work compares to that of members in other clubs.

The showing of entries and the presentation of awards in this competition will be on Saturday July 16 2016 at 1pm (with Delegates Meeting afterwards) at Sandgate Community Centre,153 Rainbow Street, Sandgate 4017.

The following links will provide you with all the information you need to enter:

 

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Focus June

Monday 13

Street Photography and Cuba - Dianne Osborne

 

Are you ready for a Cuban experience? We are in for a treat on Monday 13th June when BCG Member Dianne Osborne shares with us her Street Photography from her recent trip to Cuba. Learn what Cuba is like today and the photographic opportunities available to those who visit. Dianne will also share how she approached some of her images to gain the results she did. Prepared to be wowed!

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Image Critique

Don't forget to bring in one or two of your images for our Image Critique section. If you've got an image that you think has potential, bring it in and allow our members to provide some constructive critisism.

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Competition June

Set Subject: Stairs and steps

Images Due: Monday  13 June

Competition Night: Monday  27 June

 Demonstrate creative use of stairs within architecture or a place.

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Competition Set Subjects

February

Creative

Creative is "Altered Reality." The image must obviously display a change in natural color, form, shape, or any combination of three.

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March

Triptych

A triptych (pronounced Trip’tik), when applied to photography, is a group of three pictures. It could be three photographs mounted in a frame or mat, or a composite of three pictures in the one image. It is not to be one image split into three.

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April

Lines

Images where lines are the significant compositional element.  The lines should be the subject, or create the subject in an aesthetic manner.

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May

Shoes

An image which depicts shoes as the main point of interest; shown pictorially as opposed to still life.

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June

Stairs

Demonstrate creative use of stairs within architecture or a place.

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July

What IS it?

We look forward to seeing images that astonish, delight or amaze; that are eye catching and make the viewer look twice.

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August

Piece of Paper

What are the creative uses for a piece of paper? The paper should be the subject by showing the uses or effects of the paper on the other elements in the image.

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September

Transport

A picture which may feature wheeled vehicular transport in any of the diverse way people travel on the planet.

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October

Faceless Portrait

A portrait image where the camera side facial features are obsured.

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November

Annual Competition 2016

 

                     

        

              

                       

                 

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Meeting Times

Regular BCG Meetings are the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of each month

Meetings start at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm

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