Meetings are held on the second, fourth and fifth Tuesdays of each month (excepting late December and early January allowing for the Christmas/New Year break). Meetings are from 7:30pm until around 10:00pm at the North Adelaide Community Centre (NACC) unless otherwise specified.
The programme for the coming year is outlined below with monthly competitions and activities. Some dates and activities may change from time to time or additional information may be added as it comes to hand during the year, so check back regularly to keep up to date. Definitions for the Set Subject competitions are outlined too, so scroll down and make yourself familiar with the specifics for each Set Subject.
|January||10||Workshop: Storing prints and images plus helpful little tricks||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|14||Field Trip: (Saturday) Botanic Gardens at 5:30pm||Friends' Gate at Botanic Gardens,
Plane Tree Drive.
|24||Workshop: How to shoot portraits 101||North Adelaide Community Centre||Bring Camera|
|31||Beach Shoot||Semaphore Beach 6:30pm||Bring Camera|
|February||14||Competition: John Addison Trophy for Landscape/Seascape and
Lou Marafioti Trophy for panoramic Landscape/Seascape
|North Adelaide Community Centre|
|17||Field Trip: TBA (Friday night) Fringe Festival Parade||Bring Camera|
|28||Competition: Set Subject: Doors / Windows||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|March||12||SAPF Entries Close (Sunday)|
|14||Field Trip: Night shoot||Meet at 6:30pm in Moseley Square, GLENELG (Bus stop 17)||Bring Camera, tripod, flash|
|28||Workshop: Creating outstanding images||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|April||2||Field Trip: Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens||Meet Peter Barrien at 10am in the lower car park (off Piccadilly Rd, Crafers).||Bring Camera|
|11||Competition: Set Subject: Silhouette||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|25||Workshop: Topic to be advised (Light Painting??)||Bring Camera|
|23||Field Trip: TBA (Goolwa Boat festival)|
|May||9||Competition: Set Subject: Long exposure of more than 5 seconds||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|23||Workshop: Using flash and studio lights||North Adelaide Community Centre||Bring Camera|
|30||Competition: Vince Calo Trophy for Portraiture (B Grade).||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|Field Trip: TBA (Hahndorf)||Bring Camera|
|June||13||Competition: Set Subject: From a height||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|27||Workshop: Still life shooting||North Adelaide Community Centre||Bring Camera|
|July||11||Competition: Set Subject: First or Last light on the land||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|25||Workshop: Visit to Total Photographics. Studio shoot. 6:30pm start||Total Photographic Supplies,
10 College Rd, Kent Town SA 5067
|Field Trip: TBA||Bring Camera|
|August||8||INTERCLUB: Internationals (Ringwood and Pikes Peak)||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|22||Competition: Set Subject: Festivals||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|29||Competition: Iris Millikan Trophy||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|Field Trip TBA||Bring Camera|
|September||12||Para Interclub||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|26||Workshop: Show us your images from the Club events this year.||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|October||1|| Club Outing to the IndoFest
|Victoria Square. Meet Martin Newland in front of the GPO (Corner of King William St & Franklin St) at 11:00am||Bring Camera|
|10||Competition: Set Subject: Australian Weather||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|Monday 16th.||Photo session at the Capri Theatre||7:00pm, Capri Theatre, 141 Goodwood Rd, GOODWOOD, SA||Bring Camera, tripod, flash, etc|
|18-22||APSCON (Forster, NSW)|
|Monday 23 11:59pm||Adelaide Camera Club Annual Exhibition entries close||At YOUR Computer|
|24||Adelaide Camera Club AGM||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|31||Competition: Eric Robertson Trophy||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|November||14||Competition: Set Subject: Live Performance||North Adelaide Community Centre|
|28||Workshop: Available light shoot||Bring Camera|
2017 Set Subject Definitions
A Door or Window should be the dominant and main focus of the image.
A silhouette is the image of a person, animal, object or scene represented as a solid shape of a single color, usually black, with its edges matching the outline of the subject. The interior of a silhouette is featureless, and is typically presented on a light background.
LONG EXPOSURE OF MORE THAN 5 SECONDS
An image with a key element(s) which cannot be portrayed except by an exposure of 5 seconds or greater; e.g. flowing water, smeared sky etc.
FROM A HEIGHT
An image taken from a height, looking down at the subject.
FIRST OR LAST LIGHT ON THE LAND
An image taken during the first or last light of the day.
An image depicting a public celebration or program of cultural events.
The image will show the drama, beauty and action of Australian weather. ie frost, lightning, rainbows, storms, rain, snow, ice, wind, fog etc.
The image should illustrate the weather in action rather than the consequences of the weather.
Sunrise and sunset are not eligible.
Nor would a simple photograph of a rainforest or a desert that does not show weather in action.
The image will show an artist in action at a live performance.