Saturday, March 10, 2018

Another successful club night!

Stuart Fillmore gave an interesting presentation on the use of filters.

it was a packed house, with quite a few questions both during and at the end.  Thanks Stuart!

Our 7th Annual Snapathon winners were revealed on the same night - please see our separate post for winning images.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Snapathon Winners Revealed

Our 7th Annual Snapathon was a huge success with approximately 37 people in attendance.

We received lots of lovely entries.

The winners for each section are:

Peter Cheung - 'Windows Coloured' - Hart's Mill Buildings

Clarice Cram - 'Deadlock' - Keep Out!

Jackie Allender - 'Rock N Roll Van' - Something that makes a Noise

Peter Cheung - 'Three Leaves' - A Pattern in Nature

John Baker - 'Metal Teeth' - Pointy

Please see our Facebook album for further TOP IMAGES

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Snapathon #7 - Competition closes midnight Saturday, 3rd March 2018

The 7th Annual Snapathon was held on Sunday, 25th February 2018, was most popular, with a record number of approximately 37 people in attendance and by all reports, everyone had a lot of fun!

If you took part in our Snapathon, don't forget to enter your images in the Snapathon Competition. Details on how to enter appear below!

Snapathon attendees are also invited to come along to our club meeting on Tuesday 6th March, to view all the Snapathon entries..... AND ... there are prizes for the winners! It will be followed by a fascinating talk on "Use of Filters" by Stuart Fillmore. 



News Flash!!! We will also have a door prize, as well as a raffle with a variety of prizes with the aim of raising funds for a new projector (so please bring a gold coin or two!!!)


You have until 11:59pm this Saturday, 3rd March to enter one photo per theme. You can change your photos up until the closing time.

Please enter your photos taken during the Snapathon at the competition website.
  • enter your email address, and follow the prompts 
  • 1 photo per section (check your Title before clicking 'next') 
  • Jpeg format, 1080 pixels high (the width is not important) 
  • file size less than 2MB 
You may post-process your images, but you cannot add in any list items that were not in the original photo. Your photos must have been taken within the nominated boundary during the timeframe of the Snapathon, and must be your own work. If we find that you have taken photos from another source or on another date and time, you will be disqualified not just from this contest, but every future club competition.

CONDITION: Entering this competition signifies the author gives Port Adelaide Camera Club Inc permission to show these photos on the club's online presences (including Facebook and email) but, other than that, copyright in the photo remains with the photographer.

The competition is conducted within the General Rules of the Club. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Competition Secretary on 0408 426 546.

If you have been thinking about joining our club, now is the perfect time to do so! We have a great year planned ...... even bigger & better than last year!

We are really looking forward to seeing you all at our club rooms at the Maritime Union of Australia Hall, 65 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide (enter via side door in Hare Street from 7.00 pm onwards) on Tuesday, 6th February 2018 at 7.30 pm

Cathy Cates, PACC Secretary

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

First Competition Night for 2018 - RESULTS

Greetings to you all!

Our first competition night was a lot of fun, with some really great images on display.

The subjects for February 2018 were 'Cityscape/Urbanscape' and 'Open'. We received 114 entries from 26 members - 5 of those members were either new or new to competition. One of our newest & youngest members, Jasper Griffin, started the year well with two awards: a 3rd Place and a Merit. Congratulations Jasper! Our judge for the night was Chris Schultz, who provide excellent entertaining feedback to our members.

Winning images - 1st, 2nd & 3rd - in each category are showcased below, followed by images that received a Merit.

Subject: Cityscape/Urbanscape

PDI (Projected Digital Images)

PDI - 1st Place - John Baker - 'Shops & Shoppers'

PDI - 2nd Place - David Archdall - 'Adelaide Hydraulics Old Port Road'

PDI - 3rd Place - Joylene Lee-Archer - 'What a Job'


Print - 1st Place - Joylene Lee-Archer - 'Holiday Units'

Print - 2nd Place - Kim Petersen - 'Australia Day Semaphore'

Print - 3rd Place - Tony Jones - 'By the Bridge'

Subject: Open

PDI (Projected Digital Images)

PDI - 1st Place - Karen Tregoning - 'The Baby Elephant Walk'

PDI - 2nd Place - Karen Tregoning - 'Golden Girl'

PDI - 3rd Place - Tony Jones - 'Duck & Sprinkler'


Print - 1st Place - Tim Colgan - 'Tears of the Fallen'

Print - 2nd Place - Tony Jones - 'Stripes'

Print - 3rd Place - Jasper Griffin - 'Twisted'

Images gaining Merits

MERIT-PDI Cityscape-Urbanscape Georgios Tsiminis - 'City Lines'

MERIT-PDI Cityscape-Urbanscape-Paula McManus - 'North Terrace'

MERIT-PDI Cityscape-Urbanscape-Paula McManus - 'Perth'

MERIT-PDI Open-Cathy Cates - 'On the Lake'

MERIT-PDI-OPEN-Cathy Cates - 'Merry Merry King'

MERIT-PDI-Open-Helen Lewis - 'Tomato Study'

MERIT-PDI-Open-Tim Colgan - 'Alluring Passion'

MERIT-Print Cityscape-Urbanscape-Paula McManus - 'High Rise'

MERIT-Print-Cityscape-Urbanscape-Tim Colgan - 'Southbank Boulevard'

MERIT-Print-Open-Jasper Griffin - 'Insect Heaven

MERIT-Print-Open-Tony Jones - 'The Dark Slide' - Print Open