Ansel Adams “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer

Landscape photography shows spaces within the world and this little club was on a mission to find a local space to practice. Even though weeks of location scouting was done the weather just did not cooperate for us on the night of our practical club meeting.  That’s the hard part of landscape photography.  We find a place that catches our eye and we envision a … Continue reading Ansel Adams “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer

Action/Sport Photo Competition- 2015

We did not have our usual workshop and tutorial for action or sport this month.   So we were all left on our own to find some action in our life.  One member joked that they didn’t have much action in their life but still managed to find something just looking around the are they lived in.  Some members had been casing sporting events,  grandkid activities, … Continue reading Action/Sport Photo Competition- 2015

3rd Annual Parkes Camera Club Scavenger Hunt 2015

Scavenger Hunt:  A game, typically played in an extensive outdoor area, in which participants have to collect a number of miscellaneous objects. That is such a great description of the Parkes Camera Club’s 3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt that took place on October 6, 2015.  9 club member showed up at the doors of the Parkes Neighbourhood Central to start this fun club night.  The extensive … Continue reading 3rd Annual Parkes Camera Club Scavenger Hunt 2015

2015 WDACC Hosted By Parkes Camera Club

The association of camera clubs is set up  to provide a positive environment in which to learn about photography and develop photographic skills through competition, presentations and social activity.  This year our little club got to host the annual Western Districts Association of Camera Clubs.   A lot of work was put in by our secretary Frances Thornton and our president Steve Ostini so that September … Continue reading 2015 WDACC Hosted By Parkes Camera Club

The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. Chuck Palahniuk

Macro Photography is the art of making small objects look big. During July and August while winter weather doesn’t provide a lot of bugs or flowers which are the more popular macro photography subjects, and the cold weather and short days make us want to snuggle by the fire.  This doesn’t stop the Parkes Camera Club in the least from raiding cupboards, and grocery stores … Continue reading The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. Chuck Palahniuk

AGM Meeting and Architecture Competition Night

A year has gone by, oh my we are so sorry, but like many slightly neglected blogs it was because the Parkes Camera Club members have been so busy. As our AGM was this week, lets reflect on what an amazing year we have had as a club. In August we prepared for the Parkes Annual Show with our photography pavilion. September found us winning … Continue reading AGM Meeting and Architecture Competition Night