2018 December, Annual Awards

Sunday 25/11 at NORTHS – Annual Awards and Christmas Luncheon
Judge Tony Egan
Your best images are presented to be recognised and awarded for excellence in photography.
All images are critiqued and one winner announced in the following;
Digital image of the year :    Colour print of the year :     Mono print of the year
The winners are:
North Curl Curl       Azure winged magpie landing        Jim Millar Priest Tatev Monastery Armenia
 Glen Parker                                  Kerry Boytell                                     Jim Millar
North Curl Curl                            Azure winged magpie landing       Priest Tatev Monastery

The results of A Grade and B Grade print and digital monthly competitions held throughout the 2018 year are;
Digital A                                                              Digital B
1st  Kerry Boytell                                              1st Hemant Kogekar
2nd Glen Parker                                               2nd Karl Noonan
3rd  Jim Wilson                                                 3rd Nikki Pollock
Mono Print A                                                    Mono Print B
1st Kerry Boytell                                              1st Hemant Kogekar
2nd Stephen Allworth                                    2nd Keith Baetz
3rd Greg Lake                                                  3rd Karl Noonan
Colour Print A                                                  Colour Print B
1st Kerry Boytell                                              1st Hemant Kogekar
2nd Stephen Allworth                                    2nd Keith Baetz
3rd Alan Park                                                   3rd Karl Noonan
1st Hemant Kogekar
2nd Margaret Frankish
3rd Kerry Boytell & Stephen Allworth
Congratulations to everyone

Members enjoying the luncheon
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People’s Choice - a tie
Bondi Drovers             Stallions in the Dust
Greg Lake - Bondi Drovers       Kerry Boytell – Stallions in the Dust

2018 FCC Interclub

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Sunday 21/10 Host club St George Photographic Society

The club is congratulated for an outstanding performance.
1st Mono Prints
2nd Colour Prints
2nd Nature Prints
1st Colour Digital Images

Results:  https://photonsw.myphotoclub.com.au/mypc-comp-view-results/

FCC runs two (2) competitions each year TOPSHOT (normally May) – which is open to individuals who are members of camera clubs affiliated with the FCC.
and INTERCLUB (around October) – in which member clubs compete for awards in a variety of sections.





2018 Oct; Presentation Kerry Boytell – Nature

  Final Tuesday 9 October  kerry Nature talk
Tuesday 9/10
How to best shoot nature images, including equipment, how to obtain the best images and where to find them. Also includes the nature and wildlife rules.

…We were taken on a fabulous tour around the world to each location Kerry had taken her nature shots. Each image included detailed information about the subject, the environments involved and personal stories about her experiences in the field….
…Thank you Kerry,  your presentation was excellent…




2018 Sept; Studio Shoot – Film Noir

Saturday 22/09 Film Noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s and is associated with a low-key black and white visual style. Often filmed in urban settings with extensive use of shadows and cynical in outlook.

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2018 Sept; President’s Shield Dinner

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Friday 07/09 Nominee Sue Pokrzywa
Sue is our nominee for President’s Shield. I highly endorse the nomination. Sue has tirelessly worked with me over the last few years, and you must admit her energy and commitment make her a role model for hard work and self-motivation.She has given support and encouragement to NORTHS, our club and all members.
Support Sue and buy your tickets this evening from Joslyn $35pp
Dinner; Friday 7th September in the Showroom.  Round table # 2
The menu:
6:30 PM -Canapes- Corn fritters with remesco- Tempura cauliflower with red wine dressing- Salad tartlet
7:30 PM – Table Share Mains**A selection of dishes served in the middle of the table for guests to share from**- Porchetta, slow cooked pork belly with oregano, garlic & black pepper- Smoked brisket with apple slaw and new potatoes- Chicken marylands with broccoli and pumpkin
8:30 PM – Dessert – Nutella & strawberry Pavlova
The President’s Shield evening is held annually in September and each intra club has a nominee based on their contribution to Norths,  their intraclub, either their sporting achievements, service to sport or special interest group over the preceding year.
It’s a great community evening with local politicians and Norths dignitaries.
Join the fun evening, hear what other intraclubs say about their nominated person.
Throughout the evening there is a slideshow of each intraclubs activities and social events.
See you there and thanks for supporting Sue.

2018 August; Competition Open

facebook event  Winner Merit Glen Parker Beating My Head Up Against A Stone Wall  Winner Merit Kerry Boytell Mono Print A Open Oriente platform 1  Winner Merit Kerry Boytell Colour Print A Open Azure winged magpie landing 1
Tuesday 28/08  Members present their images for comments by judge Malcolm Fackender.
Malcolm is excellent, he gave constructive comments to help us improve and guidance on improving the processing of our images to help with building strong and interesting compositions.
Results here:  http://nslps.org.au/galleries/?gal=2018

..Once again, it was great to visit your club.  I don’t judge all that often, but not only enjoy doing so at your club, but also enjoy looking at the work.  You have some great photographers there that I find so inspiring..Malcolm

Online Travel – judge Meredith Schofield
the quality was high, a lot more focus of traditional practice rather than over post processing. Also a lot better composition techniques. You should all be proud of the quality….Meredith

Winner: Hemant Kogekar – Herding sheep
Herding sheep