APS – Australian Photographic Society – www.a-p-s.org.au
The Australian Photographic Society is Australia’s own national photographic organisation. The aim of the Society is to promote, improve, share and enjoy photography in Australia offering many extensive services, all specifically designed to improve photography and photographic skills. Membership is open to all – international exhibitors, beginners, amateurs and professionals.A number of CBCC members participate in the APS.
FIAP – Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique – www.fiap.net
The FIAP is an international federation which affiliates as operational members, the national associations of photography. FIAP counts more than 85 national associations in the five continents and represents the benefits of nearly one million individual photographers. The Australian Photographic Society (see APS above) is Australia’s Member body of FlAP.
Flickr – www.flickr.com
Flickr is one of a range of photo sharing websites. A number of CBCC members have a personal photostream on Flickr. Members of Corio Bay Camera Club who have a Flickr account can also can post images to the CBCC Flickr Group.
VAPS – Victorian Association of Photographic Societies – www.vaps.org.au
VAPS is an affilliation of Victorian camera clubs (including Corio Bay CC) and an incorporated body. It is a “not for profit” organisation, put together principally to manage the promotion of photography for Victorian camera clubs, to give Victorian amateur photographers, through their respective clubs, a collective voice and provide the management facility to stage and participate in large and small-scale events that would normally be beyond the administrative and financial capabilities of any one small group.
VIGEX – Victoria Geelong Exhibition – www.vigex.org.au
VIGEX is a word derived from Victoria Geelong Exhibition and is the only current international photographic exhibition conducted in Victoria. It is a biennial exhibition, first in 1980. That and every subsequent salon has been exhibited at the Geelong Art Gallery. VIGEX has always been a not for profit organisation and is run solely by unpaid volunteers, including several members of CBCC.
Check out this year's winner of the Annual Landscape/Coastline Competition by Wayne Harris [more]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Many thanks to Ian Creek for taking a successful Still Life/Table Top practical night on Thursday 14th June. [more]
The 2012 VAPS interclub competition was held in conjunction with the VAPS Convention in Ballarat from 19 - 21 May. CBCC performed creditably placing well in most sections. Large Prints : Equal 7th out of 41 Clubs EDPI: Equal 5th out of 41 Clubs Novice Prints: Equal 4th out of 31 Clubs Novice [more]
The 2012 CBCC Annual General Meeting was held on May 10. Congratulations to the new committee: President: Jack Jansen Vice President : Ian Creek Secretary : Cathy Walker Treasurer : Tim McCarthy Monthly Competition Secretary : Wayne Harris Interclub Competition Secretary : Colin [more]
In preparation for the upcoming “all monochrome” monthly competition in June, members participated in a workshop on various aspects of producing monochrome images, including shooting, conversion, processing and enhancement. Entries for this competition are due on May 24. Below are a couple of [more]