2018 Calendar

Please note this is an old calendar retained for historical purposes.
Please click here for our current year calendar.

2018

Date

Time

Event

Details

Tue
30 Jan
 7pm Committee meeting  Committee members only ***
Sat
17 Feb
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Backlighting for portraiture – Vikuman Jayawardene.
Live model, bring your camera.

Photo Topic: None
Entering VAPS Interclub comp? Submit your images by today.
Sun
25 Feb
 9:30am Craigieburn Car, Truck and Bike Show,
Craigieburn Central 
Enter via Central Park Avenue, arrive by 9:30am to beat the crowds.
Visit http://shownshine.info/vic785.htm
Then brunch at Craigieburn Central.
Tue
6 Mar
7pm  VAPS Selection Meeting  Committee members only ***
Sat
17 Mar
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Adobe Lightroom with Peter Belmont
Photo Topic: People (send photos to share by Thu 15th)
Sun 
25 Mar
10am  Nagambie Wineries  Visit Tahbilk and Mitchelton wineries with their vineyards, outbuildings, and surrounding wetlands.
Meet at Tahbilk Winery, 254 O’Neils Road, Tahbilk.
Sat
21 Apr
11am-
1pm 
CCC Monthly Meeting Please note this meeting will be located at Woodlands Historic Homestead, 185 Oaklands Road, not at the school meeting room.
Workshop:
 Macro Photography with Bob Winters
Meet at Homestead for a hands-on Macro Workshop, bring your camera and macro lens if you have one.

Photo Topic: None
Sun
29 Apr
11:30am to
1:30pm
Full Flight
Birds of Prey
125 Kennedy’s Road
Miners Rest 
(near Ballarat)
Amazing flight displays with stunning Australian raptors and owls. There will be in-flight and portrait opportunities, so bring your camera and appropriate equipment.
$30 per head, limited numbers, weather dependant

Visit www.fullflight.com.au
Tue
1 May
7pm-
10pm 
Photography for Beginners Course  Tue 1st, 8th, 15th, Mon 21st, Tue 29th May, Tue 5th Jun (6 sessions)
Two course outings (see below)
Fri 
18 May
7pm-
10pm 
Photography for Beginners Course
Field Trip
Docklands
Course participants only
Sat
19 May
11am-
1pm 
CCC AGM and
Monthly Meeting
Workshop: Animal Photography
Photo Topic: Still Life (send photos to share by Thu 19th)
Fri 25 –
Sun 27
May
 TBC VAPS Convention
Warrnambool
Those members interested in attending the convention should book their participation themselves through VAPS. We will circulate information to members when it is received from VAPS.
Sun
3 Jun
10am-
1pm 
Photography for Beginners Course
Field Trip
Woodlands Historic Park
Course participants only
Wed
6 Jun
 7pm Committee meeting  Committee members only ***
Sat
16 Jun
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Paul Robinson
Photo Topic: Something Small (send photos to share by Thu 14th)
Sun 
8 Jul
10am Historic Maldon
Meet at Vintage Machinery Museum, Vincents Street
Vintage Machinery Museum, old rail yard, Mt Tarrengower Lookout, Market Day, Beehive, Goldmine / Chimney
No entry to museum, but donations appreciated.
Visit maldonmachinery.com.au
Sat
21 Jul
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Australian Wildlife Adventures, bring your camera
Tue
14 Aug
7pm  Committee meeting Committee members only ***
Sat
18 Aug
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Clyde Scorgie
Editing animal images to dark background in Photoshop.

Photo Topic: Nature (send photos to share by Thu 16th)
Sat 
25 Aug
12pm Old Castlemaine Gaol
36-48 Bowden St
Meet in town at midday and visit Castlemaine and stroll around the town to shoot beautiful historical buildings, gallery and quaint cafes.
The meet later (time to be confirmed) at Castlemaine Gaol for a Ghost Tour and dinner (cost $60 per person).
Please note that photographs can be taken during the Ghost Tour but no flash is allowed. We are advised that it will be very cold in the gaol at night, so rug up warmly.

Visit www.oldcastlemainegaol.com.au
Sat
15 Sep
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Yana Martens – working with a model, bring your camera.
Last year Yana talked about posing models, this year she will focus on facial expressions.
Sat 
22 Sep
5:00pm  Mt Rothwell Biodiversity Centre
5 Rothwell Rd,
Little River 
Wildlife night walk, see Eastern Barred Bandicoot and other endangered marsupials at this conservation centre.
Arrive on time, bring a light dinner for a quick picnic before commencing a walk to the peak for sunset shots, then enjoy an after dark wildlife walk.
Cost is $35 per person, $25 for children (under 17yo, those under 5 yo free)

Visit mtrothwell.com.au 
Tue
16 Oct
 7pm Committee meeting  Committee members only ***
Sat
20 Oct
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: An introduction to club resources available for loan to members.

Buy/Swap & Sell – bring along camera gear you’d like to sell.
Photo Topic: Open
(send photos to share by Thu 18th)

Sat 3 –
Tue 6
Nov
All day Melbourne Cup Weekend away Echuca
Sat
17 Nov
11am-1pm CCC Monthly Meeting Workshop: Jay Town
The experiences of a Herald/Sun photographer. A perfect mix of brilliant photography and entertaining stories are sure to make a fantastic day at the club.
Photo Topic:
Open
Sun
2 Dec
12pm CCC Christmas Party Paul’s house (see event on FB)

Notes: 

*** Minutes to Committee Meetings are available to financial members upon written request to the club’s email address.

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