Special Interest Groups.  We invite you to take this opportunity to improve your skills with the help of some of the club’s experienced photographers.

Seascape Glen Parker,

You have been impressed by glorious sunrise seascapes? Glen Parker, is an expert and is available to teach you his techniques.  Contact Glen to join him for a sunrise shoot on the Northern Beaches on a Saturday morning to learn low light photography, slow shutter speed techniques and composition.

Studio Shoot Joslyn Davis, 

shoots will be conducted at Norths club or as advised.
These are not studio lighting workshops, if you want to learn about studio lighting please enroll in a course to suit your needs.
These type of studio shoots are not structured or rigid, they are casual, informal and to be fun.
All help on camera settings will be available.
They are studio shoots purely for a portfolio building session with a pre-prepared and managed set for each person to step into and shoot. Models, hair and makeup artist will prepare the models for their dedicated shoot, the look could be vintage, fashion, burlesque, tribal, poster pin up, nature, film noir or beauty plus more. So why not join in the fun at the next shoot.

Patricia Beal, FAPS, FRPS:

Patricia is one of our most widely travelled members.  She has extensive experience as a camera club judge and has been both judging and successfully entering internationals for over 25 years.  Show her your work for comment or speak to her before you go overseas for tips on where, what and how to take Photo Travel images.

Nature  Kerry Boytell, EFIAP, FAPS:

It’s not as easy as it looks to produce a prize winning Nature photograph. If you would like to learn how, Kerry Boytell has won many awards and medals and is happy to pass on tips and techniques to members.

Sport  Eric Lippey, FAPS:

It takes a lot of skill to capture the perfect moment of split-second sport action.  Eric Lippey is an expert in this type of photography and can offer advice if this is your area of interest.

General Image Assessment

Patricia Beal

Kerry Boytell

Eric Lippey

If you would like help in matting a print or naming/resizing a digital image for entering a competition, deciding which photograph best fits a set subject, or producing an image that will catch a judge’s eye, you can show your work to one of the club’s three judges for feedback and constructive suggestions.

Patricia Beal, Kerry Boytell and Eric Lippey have experience in judging at club, national and international level for many years.  They have also gained recognition and medals for their photography in Australia and overseas.
Bring your work in for assessment at a club meeting, or email one of our special interest volunteers.