Annual Dinner and Awards 2016


Brisbane Camera Group would like to invite all members and their partners to our Annual Dinner and Awards night. A night to celebrate the end to the BCG year, honour the winners of the Annual Competition and talk to your friends while enjoying the delicious dinner.

Hosted in the wonderful Arana Leagues Club from 6:30 pm, this is a not-to-be-missed evening with your fellow BCG Members.

The evening's activities include:

  • A scrumptious dinner buffet
  • Annual Print and DPI Awards
  • Annual AV Awards
  • Announcing the winner of the hunt and shoot
  • Lucky door prize

The cost includes buffet dinner, dessert, coffee and lots of fun. A cash bar will be available for drinks.

BCG is subsidising this event.
It's a fun-filled evening and numbers are limited so be sure to get your tickets soon!



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October Outing

Monday 3 October

Location: Brisbane City

Meeting time and place: QUT Gardens Point cnr George & Alice Street at 3pm

Outing theme: Learning, Landscapes and Laneways

Outing registration:  Not needed for this outing

We can wander through the Campus/Botanical Gardens and William/George Street

Facilities: Meeting after for coffee and catch up.  

Beginners and new members: there is no formal photographic instruction on this outing however experienced photographers will be on hand to provide tips and suggestions to get the best out of your camera and the outing. You are very welcome to attend.  It'll be a great opportunity to meet other BCG members.

Camera gear needed:

  • Camera (and any number of lenses - be creative!)
  • Full battery and empty storage card
  • Tripod 
  • Camera filters - ND and polarisers could be useful (optional)

There is no charge for this outing. BCG members and potential members are welcome to attend. 

Got a question about this outing? Ellen Josephs is hosting this outing. You can contact her on 0427 845 584.

Show us your photos: After the event we'd love to see a small selection of your images from the outing for use on our social media pages. You can share them in our community on Google+.


For Sale

(Members must do their own due diligence)

Antoine Huret has a box of Kodak photographic paper, Black & White, Royal Bromesko, WFL.2D with 100 sheets of 12.1 x 16.5 cm. Antoine is happy to sell or to trade the box with an interested member who would be willing to help develop a medium format negative they have. Antoine lives in Bulimba and can be contacted on 0424 232 307.

Canon Lens 300mm F/2.8 L IS USM - Executor of Deceased Estate selling this lens and case. Never used. Cost new $6,758 - the estate is looking for $4,000. Please contact Jillian Hellaby via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





Focus October

Monday 10

Krystle Wright

krystle wrightA freelance photographer, Krystal was awarded the AIPP Sports Photographer of 2015. But to limit Krystle to sports is underselling her work. As a Canon Master, she's an Extreme Sports Photographer.

Krystle is an action adventure photographer, following people doing amazing things and putting herself in challenging environments to get the shot. She takes the photos of people doing things that Michael Bay uses stunt doubles and CGI to produce.

From hanging off cliffs, hiking through snow or rain or heat, camping in fjords, there isn't much Krystle hasn't done.

You absolutely must check out Krystle's work:

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Free Access to on-line training is regarded as an outstanding resource for video-based on-line learning, particularly for photography software from Adobe such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements etc. There are also a large number of videos on photography topics more generally including camera equipment, capturing images and post processing. Access is normally by paying a monthly subscription, starting at $US25.

However, Queensland residents have free access to all training videos through the State Library of Queensland (SLQ). The Library’s state-wide subscription allows all Queenslanders unlimited access to the online courses from any compatible desktop or portable device, whether on a library computer, at their home or business or on the go.

All you need to do is become a member of the State Library of Queensland. The following web site has details about joining the SLQ and then accessing all the training videos:

Thanks to one of the participants at BCG’s Introduction to Lightroom Workshop for making us aware of this great opportunity.

Ray Shorter
President, BCG



Competition Set Subjects



Creative is "Altered Reality." The image must obviously display a change in natural color, form, shape, or any combination of three.

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A triptych (pronounced Trip’tik), when applied to photography, is a group of three pictures. It could be three photographs mounted in a frame or mat, or a composite of three pictures in the one image. It is not to be one image split into three.

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Images where lines are the significant compositional element.  The lines should be the subject, or create the subject in an aesthetic manner.

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An image which depicts shoes as the main point of interest; shown pictorially as opposed to still life.

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Demonstrate creative use of stairs within architecture or a place.

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What IS it?

We look forward to seeing images that astonish, delight or amaze; that are eye catching and make the viewer look twice.

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Piece of Paper

What are the creative uses for a piece of paper? The paper should be the subject by showing the uses or effects of the paper on the other elements in the image.

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A picture which may feature wheeled vehicular transport in any of the diverse way people travel on the planet.

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Faceless Portrait

A portrait image where the camera side facial features are obsured.

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Annual Competition 2016








Meeting Times

Regular BCG Meetings are the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of each month

Meetings start at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm


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