About Us

Corio Bay Camera Club provides a friendly atmosphere where members and visitors can socialise and improve their photographic skills. We encourage membership from all age groups and skill levels. Experienced members actively assist newcomers.

The club was formed in June 1954 as the Ford Camera Club by a group of Ford employees and has been a member of the Victorian Association of Photographic Societies since 1956.

We have been known as the “Corio Bay Camera Club” since September 1, 1977 and became an Incorporated Association in April 1985.

Visitors and prospective members are always welcome to come along to our meetings which are held at 7.30pm on the 2nd, 4th & 5th Thursdays of the month from the fourth Thursday in January to the last Thursday in November at our rooms at Osborne House, Swinburne Street, North Geelong 3215  (Melways Ref 442 A8). See Map

Special Interest groups also meet at other times.  Contact Us for more details.

The annual adult membership fee is $50 (Pensioner, Junior, Student or Concession $40).

For more CBCC members’ images take a look at our Flickr Group. If you’re a CBCC member, why not create your own Flickr account and join the Group.

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Corio Bay v Ballarat YMCA Interclub 2014

Corio Bay Camera Club hosted this year's annual interclub competition with Ballarat YMCA Camera Group on Saturday March 15. The competition was preceded by a BBQ meal. The competition was judged by Val Moss from the Bellarine Camera Club. Results Prints Corio Bay: 200 Ballarat YMCA: [more]

2014 Three -Way International Interclubs

Our two three way international competitions were decided recently. The first, between Corio Bay CC, Kettering and District Photographic Society (UK) and Focus Photo Club Dayton Ohio (USA) was another close affair, with Kettering winning this year’s competition by only five and a half points [more]

Corio Bay-Colac-Bellarine Three Way Interclub

Another successful interclub competition between Corio Bay, Colac and Bellarine Camera Clubs was held on Saturday August 10th. Bellarine was this year's host. After a meal at Cafe Zoo, members of the three clubs moved next door to the Springdale Neighbourhood Centre to listen to  Gillian Turner's [more]

Club Members Honoured

At the Annual Image of the Year presentation on Saturday July 6 2013, Barry Feldman, Jack Jansen, Tim McCarthy and Coral Spence, four long serving members of Corio Bay Camera Club,  were awarded Life Membership of the club. Barry Feldman joined the club in March 1994 and has arguably been [more]

Annual Landscape/Coastline Competition

Check out this year's winner of the Annual Landscape/Coastline Competition by Wayne Harris [more]

Ballarat YMCA v Corio Bay Interclub

The annual interclub between Ballarat YMCA Camera Group and Corio Bay Camera Club was hosted by Ballarat YMCA  on Saturday 16th May. The competition was judged by Carol Hall from Ballarat. Corio Bay won this year's very close competition by 12 points. Final scores were: Small Prints: Ballarat [more]

Three Way International Competitions

Our two three way international competitions were decided recently. The first, between Corio Bay CC, Kettering and District Photographic Society (UK) and Focus Photo Club Dayton Ohio (USA) was an extremely close affair, with only three points separating the three clubs. Scores (three judges [more]

CBCC Exhibition closes

The Corio Bay Camera Club Exhibition, held in conjunction with the Geelong Seniors Festival over October, closed its doors on Sunday October 28. The exhibition presented over 150 prints and more than 500 projected images and attracted hundreds of visitors from around Geelong and further afield.  [more]

CBCC V Geelong Interclub

Adrian Smith judged the 2012 CBCC v Geelong Interclub on Thursday 11 October. This year's competition was hosted by Corio Bay, who put on finger food before the competition judging to allow Geelong CC members to view the CBCC Exhibition which has been running as part of the Geelong Seniors [more]

Bellarine/Colac/Corio Bay Interclub Results

Colac Camera Club graciously hosted this year’s annual three way competition between Colac, Bellarine and Corio Bay Camera Clubs. Individual awards were spread among the three clubs. In the aggregate sections, Colac won the Electronic Digital Image section while Corio Bay took out the Print [more]