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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Oct
5
Tue
7:00 pm Microskills Zoom Meeting
Microskills Zoom Meeting
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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12
Tue
7:00 pm Club night – Set Subject “Frame ... @ De Molay House
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Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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19
Tue
7:00 pm Microskills Zoom Meeting
Microskills Zoom Meeting
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Welcome to Toowoomba Photographic Society

Celebrating 115 years of local Toowoomba photography

This is the Toowoomba Photographic Society’s competition website. 
If you are looking for more information, or are planning to become a member, please head over to our other website for more information.
http://tpsi.org.au

Join Today Classes & Events Society History 2021 Competition Subjects About our Club
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2021 APS CUP

In a fiercely contested APS Cup, TPS entered some wonderfully creative and commercial quality images, that we should be rightly proud of.
Well done to those chosen to represent the society at this national competition.

Below is a compilation of images that we submitted to the cup.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebuioaFsEa4

by MyPhotoClub Colin, May 31, 2017

Skills Night – 28/09/2021 7PM @DeMolay

Graham Burstow will be doing a talk on “Photo Interpretation” for our members, followed by hands on for some Off Camera Flash.

by Travis Lord, September 27, 2021

Microskills 21/09/2021, 7PM Online VIA Zoom.

Tonight Val will be running the show and talking about creating calendars.
Join Zoom Meeting

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Photo calendar

by Travis Lord, September 21, 2021

Results for competitions in September 2021

There were 46 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Sunny morning on Homestead Road.
Robert Fox – Honour
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Early morning flight
Terry O’Brien – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Bluebanded bee having a pint of ros
Gabrielle Gasparini – Honour
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Empty Country Road
Tracey Nash – Honour
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Bathurst Atlas Mountain style
Pete McDonald – Honour
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Season of Mists
John Stewart – Honour
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

Covid locked gate nr Innaminka
Peter Granfield – Honour
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Where Does It Lead
Sandra Neill – Honour
Salon Grade SetSubject Mono Print

Emerging
Jasmin Lord – Honour
B Grade Creative Digital

riding the bus
Anthony Harrison – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Powering On
Dean Mengel – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Watching the watcher!
Jo-Ann Aspromourgos – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Protea on Black
Graham Harris – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Waiting in the wings
Graham Harris – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Musician
Nicola Lancaster – Merit
A Grade Open Colour Digital

Down the road around the corner
Robert Fox – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Hope to Survive
Jan Collings – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

winter road
Anthony Harrison – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

No tourists here
Jo Christensen – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Hardknott Pass
Kim Kuhnemann – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

This could be fun
Travis Lord – Merit
A Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Creek Line Forsayth FNQ
Evan Williams – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

purple standout
iris Castle – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Am I Pretty
Kym Stewart – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Blue Eyes
Cheryl Bellette – Merit
B Grade Open Colour Digital

Way to Heaven
Inge Gajczak – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Golden Path
Asif Rasheed – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Morning Road
Asif Rasheed – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

The highway
Jasmin Lord – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Take me home
Jasmin Lord – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Bypass, passed by.
Stewart Dorman – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Journey
Charlotte Lord – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

High Roads
Cheryl Bellette – Merit
B Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Catching Up
John Stewart – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Print

check out my spurs
Sara Hedley – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

KakaduSunsetHaze
Janine Waters – Merit
Salon Grade Open Colour Digital

Deserted
Peter Granfield – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Colour Digital

Rough Is The Road
Graham Burstow – Merit
Salon Grade SetSubject Mono Print

Historic Hotel Norville
Allan Rosser – Merit
Salon Grade Open Mono Print

Early morning
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Tall poppy
Sandy Adsett – Merit
A Grade Open Mono Digital

Beauty unfolding
Kym Stewart – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Digital

Alone in my room
Pete McDonald – Merit
B Grade Open Mono Digital

Pages tps
Roberta Edwards – Merit
B Grade Creative Digital

elegant take off
iris Castle – Merit
B Grade Creative Digital

The Orchid Window
Margaret Kebble – Merit
A Grade Creative Digital

by Margaret Kebble, September 14, 2021

2021 QLD Interclub Catalogue

As most would know, we hosted the QLD Interclub on the weekend. You can find a catalogue from the day at the following link:

https://tpsi.org.au/2021-qld-interclub/

The catalogue includes all individual image scores and the top 5 images per category. This link has been sent around to all participating clubs as well.

by Travis Lord, September 14, 2021

Judging Night 14/09/2021 – “Empty Road” 7PM @ DeMolay House

Please ensure you have the Check-In QLD App installed on your smart device prior to arriving.

If you have an Apple iPhone type device, you can find the app here:
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/check-in-qld/id1546028652

For an Android based device (Samsung, HTC, Oppo, Google Pixel or similar) you can find the app here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.gov.qld.checkin

For more information about this, read this post:
https://toowoomba.myphotoclub.com.au/tps-covid-requirements/

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 585 796 0052
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Also remember entries for “Frame within a Frame” are due by 11:59 TONIGHT!

by Travis Lord, September 14, 2021

Microskills 07/09/2021, 7PM Online VIA Zoom.

Tonight will be a discussion about Speedlites and on/off camera flash.

https://toowoomba.myphotoclub.com.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/111/2019/10/Understanding-Speedlights.pdf

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 585 796 0052
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by Travis Lord, September 7, 2021

Microskills Recordings

Microskills Recordings – “Resizing and resampling images” and ” Data Storage And Backup best practice” recordings have been uploaded, you can find a link to the recording on the MyPhotoClub website.

When you login, click “Club Information” and then select the TPS Video Recordings Link (as shown below).

You MUST be logged in to see this page.The videos are uploaded to YouTube and are set as Private – Unlisted, only people with the direct link to them can view them.
https://toowoomba.myphotoclub.com.au/

by Travis Lord, September 2, 2021

2H21 Trans-Tasman Cup

It’s Onnnnnnn!

We go up against the Howick Photographic Society in another Trans-Tasman photographic competition.
The competition opens from the 1st of September and closes on the 31st of Oct (Extended due to current NZ COVID Situation)
Subject: “My Springtime”

Get creative with the subject, Images can be taken in any location, but must have been taken in September 2021 only.
Images to be uploaded here:
https://toowoomba.myphotoclub.com.au/enter-a-collection/?collection_id=2483

by Travis Lord, September 1, 2021

Microskills 31/08/2021, 7PM Online VIA Zoom.

Microskills 31/08/2021, 7PM Online VIA Zoom.

Does your workspace look something like this picture? Never fear, we’re here to help you. Tonight we will be discussing the best practices of photography file storage, backing up and naming conventions.

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 585 796 0052
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by Travis Lord, August 31, 2021

September Cable Release

The September Newsletter – Cable Release has been uploaded. There are quite a few announcements inside and information about upcoming events. https://tpsi.org.au/2021-latest-cable-release/

by Travis Lord, August 30, 2021