I was selected to be the featured artist in the 50th edition of Artists Down Under magazine. It features one of my images on the cover and several in the feature. There are many wonderful images by the creative artists from Australia and New Zealand.
“Girl’s sheep racing on farm, UK, 1969, photo by John Drysdale”.
“Victorian era “bathing machines” – Women were required to stay fully clothed until they got inside a bathing machine to change into suit; then someone would wheel the cart out into the ocean so the woman can get into the water privately without being seen in swimsuit. 1890s”
“Two West German girls chat with their grandparents in the eastern zone, separated by a barbed wire barricade, 1961.”
“These three women completed their education as physicians in Philadelphia in 1885.”
“Movie theater etiquette poster…1912”
“A drunken man in a basket. Bars in Turkey employed basket man who’s job it was to take patrons home who were too drunk to stand up. Istanbul 1960s.”
“A married couple on the Nebraska prairie, 1800s. Though ramshackle and leaning a little, their house has homey touches, including a decorative wreath and some pet songbirds in a cage.”
“Lady Norman with her scooter in 1916”
Grocery shoppers; 1960s – 1970s
“A Mother Reads to Her 6 Year Old Child through a Basement Window during a 1949 Polio Epidemic Quarantine, LIFE Magazine, Oct 3, 1949”
“The day Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right, 1967.”
“My great grandfather, Lt. Walter Chewning jumping onto a burning plane to save the pilot, they both survived.”
“Boys hold their breath, amazed, on their first elevator ride, 1948.”
“African-American, sharecropper & mother teaching her children numbers and alphabet at home. Louisiana,1939.”
“A letter my father received a couple months after the war ended. It’s a form letter that probably went to every Navy vet, but I love the message so much that I had it framed when I came across it a couple years ago in an old briefcase. Dad was a fighter pilot serving in the Pacific.”
“1927 Montana – A Native American family relaxes inside their tipi. Image Edwin L. Wisherd National Geographic. This isn’t colourised, it’s autochrome (the first commercially available color photographic process).”
“Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis in the early 1900s. The walls were painted by a surgeon who wanted to give patients something to look at while they waited for their anesthesia.”
“This photograph shows the amounts of butter, milk, bacon, lard, sugar, cheese, tea and jam received by two people per week in Britain in 1943 during WWII.”
“42 years ago, the Blizzard of ’78 hit the Northeast.”
Welcome back to another year of great photography with lots of fun and friendly gatherings.
Our Program for 2019 promises to be very successful and your committee expect the club will continue to grow.
Monthly meetings will be held as before on the second and fourth Tuesdays starting at 7.30pm.
There will be a presenter on the second Tuesdays and members competition on the fourth Tuesdays.
Competition will alternate monthly Open and a subject.
Digital (Projected) and Prints will continue.
The number of entries will be the same; Prints 2 mono, 2 colour / 2 Digital
– tag all entries at the end of the title 1,2, 3 Do not use symbols in your titles or between tag numbers.
(3 times and the image is out altogether/we don’t want to see it again!
CLOSE OFF FOR ALL ENTRIES: is the Friday before the Tuesday competition.
The committee have decided to drop Online competition.
AWARDS: Any image awarded a Merit or Credit during a calendar year may not be re-entered in a monthly competition in the same calendar year. (Can be re-entered in the next year/s)
Life of image entries: No one work may be entered in club competitions more than three (3) times in total. This includes entries in the Digital competition.
Welcome back to another exciting year of inspiring photography with lots of fun and friendly gatherings. The Program for 2018 is looking fantastic with a great variety to suit most members.
For all competition results please visit our website Galleries on the Home Page.
There have been some changes to the Program as follows. Each competition has an Open subject and alternate month has a Set subject competition.
Members may enter two sections – Prints and Projected Images.
Open would be Prints and the set subject competition entries submitted as Projected Images.
The number of images will be the same; Prints 2 mono, 2 colour / 2 Digital – tagged at the end of the title 1,2, 3 as in the past.
(3 times and the image is out altogether/we don’t want to see it again! CLOSE OFF FOR ALL ENTRIES: Will be the Friday before the Tuesday competition.
Prints will NOT be extended to the Monday.
ONLINE : Entries will NO longer be ‘First Time’. New or Old images (as long as they have not already been entered 3 times) can be entered, tagged at the end of the title 1, 2 or 3 (3 times and the image is out altogether/we don’t want to see it again! This brings ONLINE, in line with the normal competition as above. 1 x image, Digital upload.
CLOSE OFF: entries close at the end of each month.
AWARDS: Any work awarded a Merit or Credit during a calendar year may not be re-entered in a monthly competition in the same calendar year. (Can be re-entered in the next year/s)