Thursday, 10 April 2014

Minutes for Wed 9th April

Minutes of the general meeting held 9/04/14 in the RSL hall

Present: Ann A .Alan C. Alan S. Peter W. Joy C. John C. Kerry G. Kim W. Judy H. Mary W.

Apologies: Pauline R. Sean M .Ian W.

Guest Presenter: Tuck Leong

Subject: Macro and Close-up Photography
Kim welcomed members and guest presenter. Issued latest club calendar of events.

Tuck gave an individual critique on “Capture an Idea” entries - “Twist.”

Tuck gave a short presentation on difference between close-up, macro and micro photography. Outline on potential of various different lenses, zoom and primary, to take close-up and macro photos.( Macro being 1:1 ) Indicated required equipment, plus patience and insect repellent?. Illustrated his talk with stunning examples of orchid and insect photos.

From the floor - Concern raised re requirements of Football Netball clubs to take individual and group and match photos for very little recognition. Requires a large time commitment from members sometimes in bleak conditions.
Kim W. to talk to Tom o’d re match up of club request and camera club’s support.

Capture an Idea for May - EMPTY

Homework If you have a macro lens try to get 1:1 or better shots otherwise get close ups.

  1. An Insect 
  2. A spray of flowers 
  3. Close up of a flower 
  4. A creative close-up/macro photo of a flower.

Kim thanked our guest. Meeting closed.

Let John C know what dates you can assist with the Tigers games photography. Please consider one weekend of the season and the load will be shared around.

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