We meet at DeMolay House, 90 Margaret Street, Toowoomba at 7:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The second Tuesday is our competition judging night and the fourth is our skills night.

Additionally, we meet at Jilly’s Cafe, 181 Margaret Street, Toowoomba at 6:00 pm on the 1st, 3rd (and 5th) Tuesday of each Month. These nights are for our micro skills presentations, developing one small area of photography’s skillsets.

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Our aim is to promote, improve, share and enjoy photography in Toowoomba and the surrounding district offering many services, all specifically designed to improve photography and photographic skills in a friendly social atmosphere. Membership is open to all comers regardless of whether you are a beginner, an amateur or a professional photographer.

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Welcome to Toowoomba Photographic Society

Our aim is to promote, improve, share and enjoy photography in Toowoomba and the surrounding district offering many services, all specifically designed to improve photography and photographic skills in a friendly social atmosphere. Membership is open to all comers regardless of whether you are a beginner, an amateur or a professional photographer.

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by MyPhotoClub Colin, May 31, 2017

Results for competitions in May 2021

There were 94 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in May 2021

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Shower of light
Veronica Sorley – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

An evil eye
Andrew Raguse – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Little green lady
Andrew Raguse – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Silver throated tanager
Andrew Raguse – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Colours of Zinnia elegans.
Robert Fox – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Lean In
Dean Mengel – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Here Kitty Kitty
Jason Wheeler – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Rainbow in Water
Jason Wheeler – Honour
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Hairy legs
Gabrielle Gasparini – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

My Girls
Jasmin Lord – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

My garden visitor
John Stewart – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Maia.
Sara Hedley – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Warthogs Foraging
Graham Burstow – Honour
Salon Grade Open Mono Print

Trees With A View
Robert Brown – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Print

How Fast Can I Go
Jan Collings – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Can we come too
Graham Harris – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Eurasian Coots Nestbuilding 01
Graham Harris – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Merissa 01
Graham Harris – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Long Steep Descent
Dean Mengel – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Julia Creek
Jo Christensen – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Gibraltar NP
Jo Christensen – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

The Interweb
Jason Wheeler – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Conwry Castle
Margaret Kebble – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Life in them yet
Margaret Kebble – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Electrifying
Travis Lord – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Bluebonnet
Travis Lord – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

A lifetime’s work has ended
Geoff Adams – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

The Workhorse.
Robert Fox – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Hello Sunshine_Kingaroy
Barry Whisson – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Sunshine at Lloyds
Barry Whisson – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Stacked
Jo-Ann Aspromourgos – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

At a new dawn we will remember them
Barry Whisson – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Together Forever
Richard Wyton – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Steam Power
Nicola Lancaster – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Farming Old Style
Nicola Lancaster – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Steam Engine
Dennis Dowling – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Chaff Cutter
Dennis Dowling – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Autumn Harvest
Kim Kuhnemann – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Harvesting the Sun
Kim Kuhnemann – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Digger
Travis Lord – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Hudson Bay foreshore Canada
Terry O’Brien – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

busy
iris Castle – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Feeding Frenzy
Evan Williams – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Bundaberg Garden Wildlife
Evan Williams – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

designer wings
iris Castle – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

A bug for you
Gabrielle Gasparini – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Flying into the Abyss
Gabrielle Gasparini – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Tobacco Salesman USA
Inge Gajczak – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

This ole house
Pete McDonald – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

hard to swallow
iris Castle – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Lightning and Trails
Tracey Nash – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Sunset KIdmans Way
Tracey Nash – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Who eats an apple like this?
Stewart Dorman – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Flying high
Ken Morton – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Margaret
Ken Morton – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Heart of a Warrior
Jasmin Lord – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Silos
Gracie Lord – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Ploughing the Dust
Roberta Edwards – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Irrigating the Rainbow
Roberta Edwards – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

The Collection
Evan Williams – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Historic Farm Machinery
Inge Gajczak – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

I can still do it
Pete McDonald – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Watchya thinkin?
Pete McDonald – Merit
B Grade Field Day Digital

A Foggy Dawn on the Darling
John Stewart – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Swearing and Repairing
Sandra Neill – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Print

The Welcome Tractor
John Stewart – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Print

StartledRingTailedLemur
Janine Waters – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

SayAhh_RedTailedTropicBirdChick
Janine Waters – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Fire in the sky
Jenny Graff – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Waiting patiently
Jenny Graff – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Header in action
Peter Granfield – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

I think the rubber band broke
Peter Granfield – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Too Hot to Harvest
Tryg Helander – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Water Walker
Tryg Helander – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Two Antiques
Tryg Helander – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

TradeYourLifeForMine
Janine Waters – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

watch dogs
Sara Hedley – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

Looking
Sara Hedley – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

Semi
Sandra Neill – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Mono Print

Laid Off
Allan Rosser – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Mono Print

No Longer In Use
Allan Rosser – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Mono Print

Hero
Graham Burstow – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Print

Little Bit of Sunshine
Jan Collings – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Mono Digital

Unused and Abandoned.
Robert Fox – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Freedom!!
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Eagles have landed
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

The hand that feeds me
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Old Nevis Post Office
Val Shield – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Telephone tree
Val Shield – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Miss Croatia
Richard Wyton – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Cameron
Ken Morton – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Digital

I’m no Chicken
Jasmin Lord – Merit
B Grade Creative Digital

Discovering the inner path
Margaret Kebble – Merit
A Grade Creative Digital

Spiralling down
Jenny Graff – Merit
Salon Grade Creative Digital

by Travis Lord, May 12, 2021

Judging Night 11/05/2021 – “Farm Machinery” @ 7PM Demolay House

Toowoomba Photographic Society is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/5857960052?pwd=R0F0cjVHdndTWldtTytEbmZZNkkvUT09

Meeting ID: 585 796 0052

Passcode: q8X1Yw

Also remember entries for High / Low key photography are due by 11:59 tonight!

by Travis Lord, May 11, 2021

May Field Day

29th May 0900 Laidley Pioneer Village Field Day Excursion – cost $8 Entry

Please indicate your attendance to the Vice President, Roberta Edwards – vicepresident@tpsi.org.au

$5 for scones, jam and cream (if requested) RSVP to VP

Location: Pioneer Street Laidley, 4341

Best on-site ‘Abstract’ Image Competition – maximum 3 entries per member

Prize: Vanguard Veo Top-Loading Camera Satchel Bag Value $50

by Tryg Helander, May 4, 2021

Late Notice Zoom – On now

https://us05web.zoom.us/j/88292294310?pwd=SlJROThXWDlVZnRTdkV3T2VaUDZUUT09

by Tryg Helander, May 4, 2021

Zoom Meeting Tonight

We will be discussing the Abstract challenge for the Field Day on Saturday 29th May at Laidley Pioneer Village.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82532959145?pwd=MXVyWnNyWmNTT2cvK3k1cnE1Q0ViQT09

Meeting ID: 825 3295 9145

Passcode: 167255

by Roberta Edwards, May 4, 2021

Skills Night – Abstract Photography

Remember to bring something to photograph tonight. Abstract photography – Demolay House, 7pm

by Tryg Helander, April 27, 2021

MicroSkills – 7PM 20/04/2021 Zoom – Street Photography – Focusing on Anzac Day

MicroSkills – 7PM 20/04/2021 Zoom – Street Photography – Focusing on Anzac Day
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82532959145?pwd=MXVyWnNyWmNTT2cvK3k1cnE1Q0ViQT09
Meeting ID: 825 3295 9145
Passcode: 167255

by Travis Lord, April 20, 2021

Trans Tasman Howick Comp

Just a reminder that entries for this competition need to be in to Roberta267@gmail.com in 10 days. We need at least 30 entries, so if everyone submits one we will have plenty. So far we have 5.

Come on, do Toowoomba proud, submit an entry ASAP.

by Roberta Edwards, April 19, 2021

Lightroom Workshop Sat 17th

Lightroom Course Participants – Reminder

Toowoomba Library upstairs training rooms at 9am

Bring your laptop and mouse, with Lightroom installed.

files will be supplied.

by Tryg Helander, April 16, 2021

Results for competitions in April 2021

There were 81 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in April 2021

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

The pelican
Jo Christensen – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Thats a Tongue
Andrew Raguse – Honour
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Bat Mobile
Veronica Sorley – Honour
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Lancer Light Painted
Travis Lord – Honour
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Australia Day 11th Light Horse
Geoff Adams – Honour
A Grade Field Day Digital

Little Brown Butterfly
Gabrielle Gasparini – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Adventure
Jasmin Lord – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Innocence
Jasmin Lord – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Fork This
Stewart Dorman – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Ghostly Encounters
Gabrielle Gasparini – Honour
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Silly stick man
Charlotte Lord – Honour
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

orb
Kym Stewart – Honour
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Sunset From Candidasa
Allan Rosser – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Seeds Ready To Fly
Sandra Neill – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Blue Spirals
John Stewart – Honour
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Print

Swimming hole on a starry night
John Stewart – Honour
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Print

BoysWillBeBoys
Janine Waters – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

SleepyHead
Janine Waters – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Are you nearly done
Jenny Graff – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

‘Graham’
Michael Jones – Honour
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

The Business of Benzene
Tryg Helander – Honour
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

THE LAST LIGHT
Graham Burstow – Honour
Salon Grade Open Mono Print

I Will Share
Richard Wyton – Honour
A Grade Open Mono Digital

I’m a Buoy Too!
Richard Wyton – Honour
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Old Timer
Andrew Raguse – Honour
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Park Fun
Nicola Lancaster – Honour
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Steaming
Kym Stewart – Honour
B Grade SetSubject Mono Digital

Solid Rock
Stewart Dorman – Honour
B Grade Creative Digital

Optical illusion
Jenny Graff – Honour
Salon Grade Creative Digital

Snapper Rocks Sun Rise
Jan Collings – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Print

The Threesome
Robert Brown – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Print

An outback horizon, Thargomindah
Geoff Adams – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Light Show.
Robert Fox – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Splash Down
Dean Mengel – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Cheese Anyone?
Dean Mengel – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Checking Behind
Dean Mengel – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Wow
Jo Christensen – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Very English
Richard Wyton – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Scintillating Flight
Andrew Raguse – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Catching the drops
Jason Wheeler – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Trapped
Nicola Lancaster – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Tickets please
Jason Wheeler – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

BP Dam
Dennis Dowling – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

The last Nant.
Robert Fox – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Love
Veronica Sorley – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Reflected Light
Jan Collings – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Toasted.
Robert Fox – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Ride at the Speed of Light
Kim Kuhnemann – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Portal
Jo-Ann Aspromourgos – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Sparks on the water
Jo-Ann Aspromourgos – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

FB Holden Light Painted
Travis Lord – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

XE Light Painted
Travis Lord – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Symmatry
Dennis Dowling – Merit
A Grade Field Day Digital

Hare Hudson Bay Canada
Terry O’Brien – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

At the nest site
Terry O’Brien – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

No one home here
Peter Allison – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Cropped
Stewart Dorman – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Island Beauty
Cheryl Bellette – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Make a wish
Jasmin Lord – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Crazy string
Charlotte Lord – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Looking Across The Pond
Allan Rosser – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Surveying The Scenery
Sandra Neill – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Unforgiving
John Stewart – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Night Twirls
Sandra Neill – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Print

Elabana
Janine Waters – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

‘One More and then Turn’
Michael Jones – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Road to Progress
Tryg Helander – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Ghosts in the Machine….Shed_
Tryg Helander – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Wasp on a flower
Jenny Graff – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

just practicing
Sara Hedley – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

A boy and his dog
Sara Hedley – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Digital

Love That Binds
Graham Burstow – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Print

The Rippling Stream
Graham Burstow – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Print

Nanna’s Hat
Kim Kuhnemann – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Mono Digital

Panning for Gold
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Linked
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Remote Church, Scotland
Kim Kuhnemann – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

The Hidden Stairs
Val Shield – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Rock chick
Jo-Ann Aspromourgos – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

The Haunted Lake
Pete McDonald – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Digital

Alaskan Wilds
Veronica Sorley – Merit
A Grade Creative Digital

by Margaret Kebble, April 13, 2021