Our guest speaker for our last meeting was Heidi Rookyard, a local professional portrait and wedding photographer. She discussed how to present award winning photos for competition and showcased some of her award winning photos. You can view some of Heidi's work here.
Lorraine Gratton a Cudgegong Camera Club member has won the Best Print of the Mudgee Show! With hundreds of entries, her image entered in the Creative Photo section took out the main prize. Congratulations!
The Cudgegong Camera Club was excited to host the Western Districts Interclub AGM and Photo Competition. It was a weekend of world-class speakers, photography workshops and outstanding photos! There were lots of entries in the photo competition including winning entries from our club members.
Members were lucky to have world-renowned celebrity photographer David Anderson demonstrate a Power Portrait. The workshop was held at Pieter Van Gent winery and consisted of a Power Portrait, shooting a model outside with off-camera lighting and studio lighting workshop inside the winery.
As part of the Western Districts Interclub competition, guest speaker Roy Killen spoke about the rules and regulations of nature photography. Roy is a nature photography expert and has photograped around the world, his photography examples were very inspiring and his knowledge was a great help to all aspiring nature photographers.
We all rugged up and set out to photograph the stars at the Mudgee Observatory. Canon users were able to connect their cameras to the telescopes and take some fantastic photos of nebulas and planets. Read more about our trip via the Mudgee Guardian story here.