Image of the Year 2012

Robert Groom judged the 2012 Image of the Year on Saturday July 7. Robert is a freelance photographer based in Kyneton, in the Macedon Ranges region and also works as an educator through his supporting business, Brave Frog – Photography + IT.  He is actively involved in many photographic organisations and he is regularly invited to speak at meetings and seminars. He is an Accredited Member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and a Life Member of The Melbourne Camera Club, in recognition of his ongoing contribution as coordinator and leading teacher of the club’s very popular ’Introduction to Photography’ course since 1995.

This year’s winners were:

Large Print of the Year

Lisa Kenny – “Flamingo”

Small Print of the Year

Wayne Harris – “Reed Reflections”

Projected Image of the Year

Ian Creek – “The Window”

Annual Aggregate Awards

Large Prints
Winner: Ian Creek
Runner Up: Jack Jansen

Small Prints
Winner: Ian Creek
Runner Up: Sophie Lapsley

Projected Images
Winner: Lisa Kenny
Runner Up: Barry Feldman

Set Subject
Winner: Barry Feldman
Runner Up: Cecily McCarthy

Landscape Award
Barry Feldman

News Ticker

Barry Feldman presented with his medals at Vigex

At the 18th Vigex International Photographic Salon, officially opened by the Mayor of the City of Greater Geelong Cr. Darryn Lyons on Saturday March 28, Barry Feldman was presented with the FIAP Gold Medal for Best print in the People section. Just for good measure, he also took out the Vigex [more]

Inter-club Competition with Ballarat YMCA CG

On Saturday March 21, a number of members attended the annual inter-club competition with the Ballarat YMCA Camera Group. The competition was an Open subject in two sections - Print and Digital Projected Images. Club Totals Prints: Corio Bay CC 165; Ballarat YMCA 157 DPI:      Corio Bay [more]

Coming Up

The special screening of "Finding Vivian Maier" on being organised by Lisa on Tuesday April 21  at the Pivotonian Cinema in Geelong West is virtually sold out. Check with Lisa if yu still want to go to see if she has any last minute tickets. To find out more about the story of Vivian Maier, [more]

New Projector

Our new projector has been delivered and set up. We are very grateful to the City of Greater Geelong, which provided funding towards its purchase through the Community Grant program. [more]

Our latest featured member - Nadia Paul

Nadia Paul has been a member of Corio Bay Camera Club since October 2012, when she joined with husband Steve. Like Steve, Nadia has had a much longer involvement in photography, being a former member of the Melbourne Camera Club and gaining a number of photographic awards and honours along the [more]

Barry Feldman presented with his medals at Vigex

At the 18th Vigex International Photographic Salon, officially opened by the Mayor of the City of Greater Geelong Cr. Darryn Lyons on Saturday March 28, Barry Feldman was presented with the FIAP Gold Medal for Best print in the People section. Just for good measure, he also took out the Vigex [more]