Dr. Joe Cronin and Drone Photography

On March 1st Dr. Joe Cronin was our guest speaker for the night.  Joe has a PhD  in robotics and works at Northparkes mines as an Automation Projects Manager.  He has over 25 years experience in complex technical project management and robotics in weapons systems and unmanned vehicles.  Last year Northparkes became the first mine to be on full automation. Where fully autonomous 50 tonne … Continue reading Dr. Joe Cronin and Drone Photography

How To Use Our Camera Night and Take Home Assignment

 Our new 2016 camera club program has begun and it is an exciting one. Camera clubs start up with many different levels of members. The experienced amateurs who want to learn more through the association with other photographers. New amateurs , who have just acquired a new camera and realize that there is more to it than fully auto. These members want to learn the … Continue reading How To Use Our Camera Night and Take Home Assignment

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