Author: wolfmarx

South Gippsland Weekend Away – November 2016

Ten club members recently enjoyed a memorable photographic weekend in the rolling hills of South Gippsland. After a scenic trip to Kardella on the Friday afternoon, we enjoyed a quenching ale and nibbles at Ken’s ranch before heading off to view the sunset over the nearby rolling green hills. There was a quick stop off en route in Korumburra to shoot a bed of flowers by the side of the road.  No hippies in sight, unfortunately, but we still managed some whimsical photos of photographers amongst the flowers in the sunshine and breeze. From vantage points along the road,...

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Portrait group visit to zoo 20 Feb 2016

A group of six Club members met up at the Zoo on Saturday 20th February to take on a portrait challenge with a difference – to shoot portraits of zoo animals. We started with a quick briefing from team leader, Anna, who gave us a few tips to get help us on our way.   The tips for taking quality portraits of animals don't really differ from those of people portraits. The three top tips would probably be:   the eyes have it! Try and capture the animal's gaze, and (ideally), the catch lights in the eyes; composition is...

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Maldon weekend away 2015

Camberwell Camera Club – Maldon Weekend Away Oct 2015. Camberwell Camera Club members ventured to Maldon in the goldfields to dig for photographic gold in our October weekend away. After establishing our base camp at the caravan park we headed off on a reconnaissance mission to an abandoned dredge and dragline on the edge of town. What an amazing place. This site would be perfect for night time photography under a half moon. After an enjoyable BBQ dinner we headed to Mt Tarrengower for some great sunset views over the Grampians in the distance. We enjoyed the changing shadows...

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