Welcome to Toowoomba Photographic Society

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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.

We meet at DeMolay House, 90 Margaret Street, Toowoomba at 7:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.

For more information go to About the Club

TPS Skills Night – 27 February 2018

Our next TPS Skills Night is on next Tuesday, 27  February 2018 at 7:00pm. Our guest speaker on this night is Sid Owen from Owens Studio who will speak about studio portraiture.

For this month the Image Challenge is “Negative Space”.  Please send up to five images for this Challenge, together with up to five images for the Field Day and five for the Favourites to be included in the Skills Night audio-visual to me at graham_harris@westnet.com.au by 6:00pm on Monday 26th February 2018.

TPS Field Day – Studio Shoot, 25 February 2018

The TPS Field Day for this month is a Studio Shoot with Sid Owen at Owen Studio, 169 James St, Toowoomba on Sunday, 25 February 2018 – between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

This field day is limited to 15 club members at a cost of $5 each – to meet the cost of a model for the shoot.  At the time of this post there remain 6 places – this shoot is aimed at beginners in studio photography.  Please let me know if you are interested in attending by 6:00pm, Friday 23 February 2018 – e-mail me on graham_harris@westnet.com.au.

TPS Club Meeting – 13 February 2018

Our next club meeting is at 7:00pm this coming Tuesday, 13th February 2087.  There have been 100 images submitted by 35 club members for our February 2018 Aggregate Competition which will be judged this evening by Gerard Saide.

There are two Set Subject for this month:

  1. Upset
  2. Long exposure

We look forward to catching up with you all this evening.

Members can also download their latest Cable Release at February 2018 Cable Release.

Field Day – Australia Day, 26 January 2018

Our first TPS Field Day for this year will be at the Australia Day celebrations at the Highfields Pioneer Village, Museum and Park, 73 Wirraglen Road, Highfields.

The Pioneer Village opens at 8:00am and TPS members will be gathering there from 8:00am.  The official program runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Entrance to the celebrations is via a gold coin donation.  Experienced TPS photographers will be on hand to assist participants with any questions they have about their photography or cameras.

Looking forward to catching up with you for what should be an enjoyable day.

TPS Skills Night – 23 January 2018

The first TPS Skills Night for 2018 is on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 7:00pm. Our agenda is still being sorted out but no doubt camera craft and post processing will feature.

For this month the Image Challenge is “Vibrant”.  Please send up to five images for this Challenge, together with up to five images for the Field Day and five for the Favourites to be included in the Skills Night audio-visual to me at graham_harris@westnet.com.au by 6:00pm on Monday 22nd January 2018.

Club Meeting – Tuesday, 9th January 2018

Our first club meeting for 2018 is this coming Tuesday night (9 January 2018) at 7:00pm.  Instead of the usual club competition we will be running a training workshop looking at how to achieve the most appropriate exposure in our images.  This will involve viewing some videos and working in groups to better understand our camera.  So please bring along your camera for what should be a valuable learning experience.

Please don’t forget that the February 2018 competition images are due by midnight the 9th January 2018 – prints can be dropped off at the club meeting.