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.

Upcoming Events - mouse over for details
12:42 pm TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
Oct 22 @ 12:42 pm – 1:42 pm
Image Challenge: Clocks Guest Speaker: Mick Jones on Action Photography
7:00 pm TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Set Subject: Conceptual Conceptual photography illustrates an idea.  The subject of conceptual photography is often staged to represent an idea.  The ‘concept’ is both ‘preconceived’ and, if successful, understandable in the completed image.  It is[...]
7:00 pm TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Image Challenge: Fences
Recent Posts Archives

TPS Skills Night – 22 September 2017

The next TPS Skills Night is on Friday, 22 September 2017 at 7:00pm.  For this month the Image Challenge is “Music”.  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 Thursday 21st September 2017.

by Graham Harris, September 17, 2017

TPS Awards – 2016-17

On Saturday the 19th August the Toowoomba Photographic Society held its annual dinner to celebrate the completion of a very successful 2016-17 competition year.


by Graham Harris, August 27, 2017

TPS Strategic Plan – 2017-22

The current TPS Committee having been developing a 5-year Strategic Plan for the club.  A draft is now available for comment and discussion.  You can download a copy here.

by Graham Harris, August 26, 2017

TPS Skills Night – 25 August 2017

A next TPS Skills Night is on Friday, 25 August 2017 at 7:00pm.  The agenda for this month includes:


by Graham Harris, August 20, 2017

September 2017 Competition – Call for Entries

The entries for our September 2017 competition are due, with the next club meeting on Tuesday, the 12th of September.

by Graham Harris, August 15, 2017

August 2017 Alice Black Award – “My Ray of Sunshine” by Katrina Lynn

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.


by Graham Harris, August 14, 2017

August Competition Galleries Open for Review

TPS Members can now access the image galleries for the August 2017 competition by selecting the Competition link from the Members option on the menu bar at our website. On the page that appears you can choose either the August A Grade or August B Grade links to view the competition entries, their scores and comments from the judging.  You can also enter your own comments.


by Graham Harris, August 10, 2017

TPS Club Meeting – Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Our first club meeting for the new competition year is at 7:00pm this coming Tuesday, 8th August 2017.  There have been 120 images submitted by club members for our August 2017 Aggregate Competition which will be judged this evening by Graham Harris.

Our Set Subjects for this month have been:

  1. Lakes, Rivers, Dams
  2. Joy of Life

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

by Graham Harris, August 6, 2017

TPS Nature Field Day – 13th August 2017

The next Toowoomba Photographic Society Field Day is being held in conjunction with the Toowoomba Field Naturalist Club on Sunday, 13th August 2017.  On this field day we will visit two properties in the Kingsthorpe District.  The sites provide plenty of photographic opportunities – rural scenery, birdlife, native vegetation and aboriginal scar trees to name a few.

The Field Day locations can be seen in the accompanying map – click on thumbnail for a larger image.


by Graham Harris, August 6, 2017

Facebook Page and Closed Group

Members, if you were not already aware, our Society has a Facebook presence. We have an open-to-the-public page and a Closed Group area.

These will be in addition to this website, another means for people to stay connected, be informed, raise concerns or invite the general public to looking into our exciting club.

The Facebook page is here: Toowoomba Photographic Society – Facebook

The Facebook Closed, members only group, is here: Closed Facebook Group

Any further queries to the Webmaster.

by Tryg Helander, July 28, 2017