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 @ DeMolay House
TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Image Challenge: Forced Perspective
7:00 pm TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Set Subject: Architecture This includes buildings or structures, interior or exterior, and any part thereof; dynamic images of architecture or architectural details.  It includes industrial, bridges, historical sites, buildings, interiors. Judge: Geoff Adams
7:00 pm TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Image Challenge: In the Sky
7:00 pm TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Competition Night @ DeMolay House
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Set Subject: At Night Ideally this set subject encompasses any image taken at night – the aim is to illustrate some aspect of that time when we are in darkness – after the sun as[...]
7:00 pm TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
TPS Skills Night @ DeMolay House
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Image Challenge: Social Documentary
Recent Posts Archives

Language and Culture Festival – Queens Park – Sunday 12 August 10am-4pm

The Festival organiser is looking for photographers over the weekend. Might be an opportunity to get some images for your December entries, set subject is ‘Fairs/Shows/Markets’.

Visit the Toowoomba Languages & Cultures Festival Facebook site for further information.

Happy Hunting.

by Tryg Helander, August 10, 2018 Share:

September Field Day Notice

Members, please find attached the notice for the planned Field Day/s for September, as provided by our Field Day Officer, Greg Ivanov.

September’s Field Day is a weekend, in the Stanthorpe/Tenterfield area.

by Tryg Helander, August 2, 2018 Share:

AGM Reminder – 14 August 6:30pm

Members, don’t forget that the AGM is on 14 Aug and we are starting the night at 6:30pm. Early yes, but we also have a competition night on as well.
Remember, if you have not paid, you must be financial to vote at the AGM. Financial members will receive a voting card at the door. Our Treasurer is ready/willing to accept your cash on the night, should you have not paid via direct deposit, in the meantime.
There will be a different, one-off raffle on the night. Tickets will be $2 each or 3 for $5. Rather than a photographic prize, this month’s donated prize is a healthy-option dry fryer! Yay!
Remember to bring your coins for the door fee ($2) and those raffle tickets.
Thank you to all who have accepted nominations for Committee Positions, only one was not filled via nomination (Assistant Secretary). 
See you there. Raffle Prize

by Tryg Helander, August 1, 2018 Share:

LAST CHANCE: Committee Position Nominations

Members, as per the AGM notice, tomorrow is the last day open to send any Committee Nominations in. At COB tomorrow, I will be creating the Agenda document for the AGM. Additionally, I will be creating any Ballot forms, for positions doubled up with nominated members.
REPEAT: Tomorrow is the last day to have any nomination in for new committee positions.

by Tryg Helander, July 31, 2018 Share:

Skills Night – 24 July

Tomorrow night our Skills Night is an opportunity to bring a raw or unedited .JPEG image on an SD card/USB and have a mentoring session with one of our educators. 

We will concentrate on; importing, basic manipulation (crop, hue, saturation, luminance, lens correction, clone, heal, dodge and burn), exporting and print module.


Don’t bring an image you’ve already worked on, bring one that is still SOOC (straight out of camera). 


Bring your $2 coins as the raffle still has a few squares remaining. 4-prizes to choose from!

by Tryg Helander, July 23, 2018 Share:

AGM Proxy Voting – 14 August 18.

The Annual General Meeting of Toowoomba Photographic Society (TPS) is to be held at the TPS Clubrooms (DeMolay House – 90 Margaret Street Toowoomba), 6:30pm on the 14th August.

All financial members are eligible to vote and should you be absent from the AGM you may give your proxy to another FINANCIAL member of your choice.

Members that are given signed proxy papers will be given multiple votes (one per proxy form) at each voting juncture.


I’ve attached a proxy form (top form is simple proxy and lower is specific to each agenda item).

Should you receive another member’s proxy, please show this to the door staff on the night of the AGM.


TPS Proxy Voting Slips

by Tryg Helander, July 21, 2018 Share:

PSQ Newsletter – Flashes – July 2018 Edition

Please click on the link to view the latest edition of the PSQ Newsletter, Flashes. 

2018 July Flashes Newsletter

by Tryg Helander, July 18, 2018 Share:

New Competition Year

Members, welcome to a new competition year.
For this next competition year the committee has produced Gold and Silver award cards, for those members who achieve either of these awards in each Aggregate Competition. Our Society uses the awarding of Gold and Silver for progression to higher grades.
Other clubs use similar cards to reward their members for Honour and Merit. Unfortunately, there will not be an award for Bronze recipients.
These cards will be presented at the following month’s Aggregate Competition night, for every award of Gold and Silver.
It is good to honour those members who achieve the highest awards.
Good luck to all in this new competition year.

by Tryg Helander, July 18, 2018 Share:

QCG – 2018 Print Project

Members, FYI

by Tryg Helander, July 17, 2018 Share:

Set Subject Definitions – 2018-19 Competition Year

The definitions for the Set Subjects for this Aggregate Competition Year are now available on the TPS website.  They can be found here.

Alternatively you can download a copy by clicking on Set Subject Definitions_2018-19.

by Graham Harris, July 15, 2018 Share: