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.

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Recent Posts Archives

February 2018 Competition – Entries Due 9 January 2018

The entries for our February 2018 competition are due before or at our next club meeting on Tuesday, the 9th of January 2018.

Please log in and upload the February digital 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 digital images by Midnight Tuesday 9th January.

Prints should be lodged with Murray’s Art & Framing, 485 Ruthven St by Midday Tuesday 9th November or brought along to our Club meeting on that date.  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 print images by Midnight Tuesday 9th January

There are two Set Subjects for February

  • “Upset”
  • “Long exposure”

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 – if entering a set subject please indicate the subject being entered to assist judging (and please ensure you select the correct section for your uploaded images).

Looking forward to seeing you at the our next meeting.

by Graham Harris, January 1, 2018

Alice Black Award December 2017 – “Waterfalls are always music to me” by Margaret Midkiff

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.

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by Graham Harris, December 12, 2017

Field Day – Christmas Breakup – 16 December 2017

Our final Field Day for 2017 is a Christmas Breakup at Peacehaven Park, 56 Kuhls Rod, Highfields at 4:00 pm on Saturday, 16th December 2017.

This is a BYO food and drinks for a social get together and the chance to photograph some of the features of this park, and some of it’s inhabitants.

See you then.

by Graham Harris, December 10, 2017

TPS Club Meeting – 12 December 2017

Our next club meeting is at 7:00pm this coming Tuesday, 12th December 2017.  There have been 98 images submitted by 33 club members for our December 2017 Aggregate Competition which will be judged this evening by Allan Rosser.

There are two Set Subject for this month:

  1. Music
  2. Broken, Bent or Busted

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

Members can also download their latest Cable Release at Cable Release – December 2017

by Graham Harris, December 10, 2017

TPS Skills Night – 24 November 2017

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 graham_harris@westnet.com.au by 6:00pm on Thursday 23rd November 2017.

by Graham Harris, November 19, 2017

Workshop – “Lightroom for Beginners” – Part 2

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
  • pen

To register please contact the TPS Secretary via e-mail at tpssec@hotmail.com.au – 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.

by Graham Harris, November 19, 2017

December 2017 Competition – Open for Entries

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

  • “Music”
  • “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!

by Graham Harris, November 19, 2017

November 2017 Alice Black Award – “No caption required” by Geoff Adams

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.

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by Graham Harris, November 14, 2017

TPS Club Meeting – 14 November 2017

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.

by Graham Harris, November 11, 2017

TPS Skills Night – 27 October 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)

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by Graham Harris, October 13, 2017