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2011
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  Tuesday 6 December 2011
Attendance : 15 members
News :
  • The photography subjects for our 2012 DIG meetings will be:

    7 February - Hurstville Buildings
    6 March - Skywatch
    3 April - Music
    1 May - Movement
    5 June - B is for ...
    3 July - Night Photography
    7 August - Still Life
    4 September - Table and Chairs
    2 October - Water
    6 November - Street Lamps
    4 December - Triples
Presentation :
  • The award-winning entries from the 2011 ASCCA Digital Photography Competition were shown.
Activity :
  • "Hurstville Buildings" is the subject for photos to be presented at our DIG meeting on 7 February 2012.
Members' Photos :
  • 13 members displayed an interesting selectiion of "Wildlife" photos.

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  Tuesday 1 November 2011
Attendance : 10
News :
  • The annual "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition between Bondi and Tamarama is on from 3-20 November 2011.
Discussion :
  • Monthly themes for 2012 photographs were discussed.
Activity :
  • "Wildlife" is the photo theme for our December meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • 13 members contributed "Stairs" photos this month.

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  Tuesday 4 October 2011
Attendance : 15
Presentations :
  • The 48 images entered by 12 HSCC members in the 2011 ASCCA Digital Photography Competition were viewed.
Activity :
  • Members will present their photos of "Stairs" at our November meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • An interesting selection of images on the subject "Twisted" were contributed by 15 members.

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  Tuesday 6 September 2011
Attendance : 16
Presentations :
  • Geoff Turton presented a book review on
    "Serial Photography … Using Themed Images to Improve your Photographic Skills" by Harald Mante.
    (ISBN: 978-1-933952-73-4)
    www.booko.com.au suggests sources and prices for obtaining this and other books via the Internet.
Activity :
  • The theme "Twisted" will challenge members for photos to be presented at our October meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • 14 members took advantage of the subject "Free Choice" to present a selection of their favourite photos.

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  Tuesday 2 August 2011
Attendance : 20
Presentations :
  • Geoff Turton demonstrated how to share photos via Gmail and Picasa.
  • The comprehensive collection of quotes on photography available at www.photoquotes.com was also examined.
Activity :
  • Members will have "Free Choice" in deciding what photos they would like to present at our September meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • "Toilets" was the unusual topic for photos shown by 11 members this month.

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  Tuesday 5 July 2011
Attendance : 19
Presentations :
  • Marilyn Richardson presented an interesting selection of photos from her recent travels in Africa.
Activity :
  • Members will need to capture some unusual aspects of "Toilets" for our August meeting.
Members' Photos :

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  Tuesday 7 June 2011
Attendance : 16
Presentations :
  • A slideshow entitled "Impossible Pictures", featuring the digital art of Erik Johansson, was shown.
Activity :
  • For our July meeting, members will explore the theme "A is for …".
Members' Photos :

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  Tuesday 3 May 2011
Attendance : 15
Presentations :
  • Ken McRae presented an entertaining slideshow on "Crows".
  • Geoff Turton presented Part 3 ("Contrast") in a series of talks on "Designing a Photograph".
Activity :
  • "Unusual Object/Sign" is the theme for photos to be presented at our June meeting.
Members' Photos :
  • 11 members contributed photos on subjects of their "Free Choice".

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  Tuesday 5 April 2011
Attendance : 13
News :
  • Competition details and entry forms for the 2011 ASCCA Digital Photography and Photo Slide Story Competitions are now available from ASCCA's website.
  • Entries must be delivered to Ian Chesterfield by 2 August 2011, in order to meet the closing date for both competitions on Friday 16 September 2011.
Presentations :
  • Geoff Turton highlighted a selection of websites that deal with various aspects of digital images, in a presentation entitled "Digital Images on the Internet".
Activity :
  • For our meeting in May, members will have a "Free Choice".
Members' Photos :
  • "Autumn" photos were shown by 10 members.

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  Tuesday 1 March 2011
Attendance : 19
Presentations :
  • Robin Ireland demonstrated
    • how to install Picasa 3 on a PC,
    • how to avoid setting Picasa as the default photo viewer and
    • how to manage which folders Picasa searches for photos.
  • Download Picasa at picasa.google.com
Activity :
  • "Autumn" is the topic for photos to be presented at our April meeting.
Members' Photos :

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  Tuesday 1 February 2011
Attendance : 14
Presentations :
  • Marilyn Richardson presented a selection of photos from her recent travels in Africa.
  • The award-winning entries in the 2010 ASCCA PhotoStory competitions were shown.
Activity :
  • The topic for photos to be presented at our March meeting is "People and Nature".
Members' Photos :

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