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.

About us

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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7:00 pm TPS Skills Night @ De Molay House
TPS Skills Night @ De Molay House
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TPS Skills Night @ De Molay House
Skills Night, will be an Astrophotography Masterclass, prior to our Field Day (night!) on Sunday 28th July (weather dependent).     Image Challenge: Worms Eye View
5:30 pm Astrophotography Field Day (Night!) @ Ravensbourne National Park Lookout
Astrophotography Field Day (Night!) @ Ravensbourne National Park Lookout
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Astrophotography Field Day (Night!) @ Ravensbourne National Park Lookout
Astrophotography Field Day (night!) on Sunday 28th July (weather dependent).   bring Tripod, Remote Release, warm clothes.   we will be car pooling from a location. To be determined.   Come to the previous Skills[...]
7:30 pm “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie @ Toowoomba Repertory Theatre
“The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie @ Toowoomba Repertory Theatre
Jul 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Fundraiser for Toowoomba Photographic Society – a limit of 100 tickets
7:00 pm TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Annual General Meeting (AGM) 6:30pm start. Set Subject: Pets A pet is an animal kept primarily for a person’s company, entertainment, or as an act of compassion such as taking in and protecting a hungry[...]
Recent Posts Archives

Jilly’s MicroSkills Night 6pm

Micro-Skills Night will not be Macro, instead it’s ‘ Basic Photography Aesthetics’ with a four page handout. Gold coin tonight.

Meet at Jilly’s Cafe (upstairs), Margaret Street at 6pm

by Tryg Helander, July 16, 2019

AGM Special Resolution Notice

Please be aware that you will shortly receive voting papers for two resolutions that will require paid-up members to vote on, at the AGM, Tuesday 13th August.

Only those financial members attending or using the proxy system will have voting rights.

This will be a major change to the way we conduct both our aggregate competition and competition year.

Please ensure you either; attend the AGM, give your proxy to another financial member or pass your special resolution voting paper for the vote on the night.

Thank you and stay tuned.

by Tryg Helander, July 15, 2019

2019 AGM Notice

Please find attached, a notice for the AGM, Proxy and Committee Nomination Forms.

The TPS AGM will be held at 6:30pm, Tuesday 13th August, at 90 Margaret Street, East Toowoomba, in the TPS Clubrooms (DeMolay House).

by Tryg Helander, July 11, 2019


For those who wish to share a ride to the field day site.
Please meet at the St. Joseph’s College, Coronet Street carpark, at 1:45pm, Saturday 22nd.
Remember, it is $10 per participant, at Glengallan.

by Tryg Helander, June 17, 2019

Tuesday Night Microskills – Jilly’s Cafe 6pm

Next week we will be learning all about Focussing Modes. There will be a 4-page handout, but 12-pages will go on the web. Please bring your gold coin and your camera!

by Tryg Helander, June 14, 2019

Member Success


I’d like to inform you that another of our extremely talented photographers has been awarded a Licentiate Honour with the Australian Photographic Society. 

Congratulations to Mick Jones LAPS!


I would like others to consider a portfolio entry next February. It is not a given, nor is it simple…or free to enter, but we will continue to support all who would like to try. 


We are making big noises in the photographic community, let’s keep it up!

by Tryg Helander, June 13, 2019

Member Successes

I wanted to let all  know that our recent drive to assist members in achieving APS Honours has borne fruit!

Let me be the first to offer my congratulations to; Dr. Jenny Graff, Andrew Raguse and Edwin Mangabat, who have all received their Associate Honours (AAPS).


Congratulations to our newest Honours recipients!

by Tryg Helander, June 12, 2019

TPS Annual Awards Dinner – Date Claimer and RSVP ASAP

I’m getting this up early, so we can have as much notice as possible.

Our TPS Annual Awards Dinner is on Tuesday 20th August, 6pm – 9:30pm.

There is limited seating, the first 45 members booking will only pay $25 per person, with the TPS subsidising the additional $15 this three course dinner is costing.

Be quick and get your names down.

RSVP by 13th August – tpspresident@hotmail.com.au

by Tryg Helander, June 3, 2019

Tuesday 6pm – Microskills Night

Tomorrow night we will be at Jilly’s Cafe (6pm) for a print critique.
Bring along a Print you’re very fond of, for review by either myself or Graham Burstow.
This will be an interesting look into how judges look into images to provide awards and feedback.

by Tryg Helander, June 3, 2019

Skills Night – Tuesday 28th May

Click on image for a better look!

by Tryg Helander, May 21, 2019