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 Tuesday and 4th Friday of each month.
For more information go to About the Club
Our last TPS Skills Night for 2017 is on Friday, 24 November 2017 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 “Seasons”. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 6:00pm on Thursday 23rd November 2017.
The second part of our “Lightroom for Beginners” workshop is being held this coming Saturday the 25th November 2017 at the Toowoomba City Library.
Presenter: Margaret Kebble
Tutors: Michael Krause, Tryg Helander, Graham Harris
Date: Saturday, 25 November 2017
Location: Meeting Room 6, Toowoomba City Library, cnr Herries St and Victoria St, Toowoomba
Time: 9:00am to 12:30pm
Cost: $25 per person
This workshop is specifically for those who are beginners in using Adobe Lightroom, the industry standard for cataloguing and post-processing of digital images. Course notes will be provided to participants. You are asked to bring:
- your own computer, monitor and power cables (loaded with Lightroom)
- camera with some images on the memory card
To register please contact the TPS Secretary via e-mail at email@example.com – there is a limit of 10 participants so early registration is important to avoid disappointment. Once your registration has been confirmed you can pay the workshop fee by direct deposit on-line to the Toowoomba Photographic Society Inc Heritage Bank Account BSB: 638070 Acct No. 4278291. Use your surname and ‘LWksp’ as the description for your deposit.
The entries for our December 2017 competition are due, with the next club meeting on Tuesday, the 12th of December.
Please log in and upload the December competition images using the TPS MyPhotoClub website at www.tpsinc.org.au. A video showing how to upload images is on the website here . You must upload your images by Midnight Saturday 25th November.
Prints should be lodged with Murray’s Art & Framing, 485 Ruthven St by Midday Saturday 25th November. You should also upload digital files of your prints to the website – this enables judging comments and scores to be assigned to prints and aggregate totals automatically calculated. A video showing how to upload these digital copies of your prints is on the website here . You must upload your images by Midnight Saturday 25th November.
There are two Set Subjects for December
- “Broken, Bent or Busted”
This, together with the Open & Field Day categories, should provide a challenge! Note that there is a limit of 3 images in total per member per month.
Note the Maximum Image size that can be uploaded is 2000 pixels on the longest side, and a file size of 1000 kilobytes. If your images do not meet these specifications they cannot be uploaded. Name your files with the title of the image – there is no need to add details of the section being entered or your name (but please ensure you select the correct section for your uploaded images).
Looking forward to seeing you at the meeting. Good Luck!
To perpetuate the memory of our late member Alice Black, the club has introduced the ‘Alice Black Memorial Trophy’ to be contested each year on a perpetual basis.
Our next club meeting is at 7:00pm this coming Tuesday, 14th November 2017. There have been 118 images submitted by 40 club members for our November 2017 Aggregate Competition which will be judged this evening by Tryg Helander.
Our Set Subject for this month is “No caption required”.
We look forward to catching up with you all this evening.
Members can also download their latest Cable Release at Cable Release – November 2017.
Our next TPS Skills Night is on Friday, 27 October 2017 at 7:00pm. The agenda for this month includes:
- Drone Photography and Cinematography (Pippa Ellis, Universal Drones)
- Reading the Image (Graham Burstow)
The entries for our November 2017 competition are due, with the next club meeting on Tuesday, the 14th of November.
We are holding a two-part “Lightroom for Beginners” workshop. The first workshop will be held on Saturday 28 October 2017 at the Toowoomba City Library.
Members, those of you who are entering competitions and have not yet made your $10 payment for access to the My Photo Club online website, this must occur by the end of October.
Every member must pay this (unless you have already done so), or face removal from the system and be ineligible to enter monthly aggregate competitions.
Payment via direct debit into Heritage Bank is required, at $10 per member.
Acct name: Toowoomba Photographic Society Inc
Acct No: 4278 291
If paying in a branch, Acct no. is: 4278 291 S21
Please put your surname and ‘MyPS’ as a reference.
Thursday 19 October, 6pm for 6:30pm, Neil Street carpark opposite back of Police station (near Wonderley and Hall Solicitors).
Photographing night scenes in Toowoomba.
Bring; camera, tripod, cable/trigger, flash/torch…whatever you’d like to play with long exposure.