Canon 5D MkIII Body Offer
16th April 2014,
Adrian from Topshots has a deal for the month of April for camera club members. A Canon 5D MkIII body for $3340. Please contact him directly if anyone is interested.
Result, Images & Item for Sale
11th April 2014
Congratulations to Denise Manning, B grader and Linda Batchelor, C grader for getting print and digital images of the month with your beautiful images! All the images are up now. There are also items for sale which can be viewed at the Buy and Sell page.
New Tamrom Lens -150-600
11th April 2014,
Adrian from Topshots in Blenheim has a great deal for camera club members who are interested in purchasing a new Tamron 150-600 lens. He is able to sell the lens for $1378 to fit Canon, Nikon or Sony mounts. There is high demand for this lens with a current backorder of 170+ lenses, so if you wish to purchase this lens, please contact Adrian at Topshots and mention that you're a camera club member.
Thursday 10th April 2014
8th April 2014,
PLEASE NOTE: This month's competition has two separate competitions running alongside each other. The first is the Set Subject and/or Open. Usual points will apply. The Set Subject is 'As I see Myself'. This image should include a part of yourself in the image. Feel free to use objects like mirrors, photo editing software, etc.. For the Set Subject and Open you may enter the customary 2 digitals and/or one print. The second competition is: TRIPTYCHS. This is an extra competition for this month. You may enter one print or one digital image. Points as per Set Subject will be awarded for Triptychs. This competition is a flow-on from Don Pittham's presentation on making triptychs at last month's meeting. It is an opportunity to get some practice before perhaps entering the big triptych competition (The National Salon) to be held in Nelson later this year. (Entries open 1st of July until 31st of August) Our judge for the month, Annette Preen, has an interest in creating triptychs and is happy to take on this extra competition and assess our entries. Usual naming and file size conventions apply ie. AS-ThreePears.jpg BS-ThreePears.jgp (note no spaces)
Please put in the subject line 'Triptych' for the triptych. Digital Image Sizing: Images are to be 1620 on the longest side if it they are of landscape orientation and 1080 on the longest side if they are of portrait orientation.
2014 List of Judges
17th March 2014
List of judges for 2014 can be viewed at the List of Judges page.
New Digital Image Sizes
13th February 2014,
Please note the changes in DIGITAL image sizing. The new size is 1620px x 1080px. Each image should be a high quality jpg file with a colour space of sRGB. If it landscape format, the longest must be no more than 1620 px. (Width). The vertical must be smaller than 1080px. If the image portrait format, then the longest side must be no more than 1080px. (Height) This means the width will be less than 1620px. The club is changing the sizes to be in line with other clubs and for external competitions. If you have not already sent in your digital images for this month and wish to use the new size, then go ahead but if you have sent in your digital images for this month, then that's fine. Please note however that from next month onwards, the new sizes will be implemented. If you have any queries, please contact Robyn Carter or any of the commitee members. All contact details can be viewed on the Who's who page. More information regarding competiton rules can be viewed on the 'Competition Rules' page.
Print of the Month -Denise Manning
Projected Image of the Month - Linda Batchelor
PSNZ Canon Online Competition - Round 2
Further information can be viewed here:
The competition is open to PSNZ and members of clubs affiliated to PSNZ.
Field Trip - NONE due to convention
There will NOT be a field trip this month due to the National Convention being held in Marlborough.
North Shore Salon Competition
Please visit www.northshoresalon.co.nz for further details.