Newsletter March 2016
Club night April 11th – Monday 7pm
Guest Speaker – Thierry Huet
Thierry Huet will talk about his newly released book ‘Autumn Colours of Wanaka’. If you have any printed books you have done yourself, please bring along to share how and where you did it. Inspire others with your ideas!
Thank you to all who helped set and pack up and helped at the desk. A good success with steady numbers visiting the Exhibition.
Exhibition results: Judged by John Darby:
1st Place: Reaching for the high note - Prue Wallis, 2nd Place: Grebe family - Heather Macleod 3rd Place: Wanaka Rodeo - Heather Macleod Peoples Choice Award : Grebe Family - Heather Macleod
1st prize from Heartland Print
People’s Choice Award from 45th Degree
We welcome new members to the club – Kathy Tweedie, Elenor Gale, Mark Ayre and Elizabeth Irvine. I am sure members will make them feel welcome when they attend their first meeting.
April Set Subject Image is “Abstract”
Your images for Set Subject and Open need to be in my midnight April 11th.
Submit through the Image Submission Page on our website.
Here are some ideas to look at:
1. Abstract Ideas: 2. Thephotoargus.com
April 17th Sunday – Day Vineyard trip around Mt Difficulty Vineyard on Felton Road, Bannockburn. Interested? Share transport, maybe lunch at one of the vineyards?? Please email back firstname.lastname@example.org if interested or queries.
May 7th/8th Sat/Sun (not 8th/9th!) – overnight trip to Lake Ohau and surrounds. Minimum number of 10 needed. $65 per head with costs dropping over 10 people. BYO bedding/sleeping bag (pillows are provided) or $30 for bedding hire. The lodge is self catering and beautiful. Visit Lake Ohau Quarters for full details on the lodge. Please email email@example.com for queries, interest or confirmation.
33rd FIAP Black and White Biennial - The theme for the PSNZ entry is: Maori People. Entries needed! Closes on Friday 15 April 2016
The PSNZ invites members to submit images for consideration for selection for this year’s PSNZ entry into the FIAP 33rd Black and White Print Biennial being judged in Korea on 30 May. At least one of the New Zealand prints will be included as a part of the B & W Exhibition being displayed in Korea during the 33rd FIAP Congress in late August this year. About forty countries will be entering and we are aiming for a top ten finish.
Nature Photography Competition 2016
Clubs are invited to enter in the Nature Photography Competition 2016
The subject matter must be nature and taken in New Zealand and its off shore islands. Only a set of 6 images are required from the club. The closing date for entries is the 17th June 2016
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information on these as its too lengthy to add to the Newsletter.
PSNZ Camera Talk Newsletter April 2016 – Please click here to read
Membership Subscriptions: Subscriptions extended deadline is 30th April.
Without your subscription, you will not be able to enter any monthly competitions or attend meetings and outings. If there are members who have a genuine financial problem they could contact Tim Herrick, our Treasurer to talk over the need to extend payment.
We would love to have you continue and look forward to seeing you again.
Bank account details: Wanaka Camera Club, BNZ Wanaka 02 0673 0091306 00
Reference: Your Surname and Membership number and Subs.
A plan is underway to replace our current projector and probably also the computer to achieve a better result on meeting nights and to find a more user friendly system.
Membership Contact Details
Some of the committee have been discussing the need to issue a membership contact list. Most clubs appear to have this operating. This would be issued to members only. Members’ contact details will not put on our website. We will be emailing out our Club Members list with phone & email addresses. Please contact Heather if you wish to leave your name off the shared list.
New Club email address:
email@example.com Please add to your address book.