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Interclub 2014 to be held at Portland. Tentative date Saturday 22nd March 2014. It's not too early to start getting images ready now.

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Sunday 15th September 'Photography Crawl' at Port Fairy was also a great success, with many members turning up for the social/photographic event.

Sunday 4th August 'Photography Crawl' starting at Cannon Hill was a great success, a good number of members turned up for the social/photographic event.

Annual General Meeting at the club-rooms 4th July 2013 saw re-election of Stan as President & Diane as Treasurer. After two years at the helm of Secretary Craig Homberg handed over the role to Bob Artis.

Inter-Club 2013 at Warrnambool club-rooms on 23rd March a wonderful success. Ron Cork judged. Warrnambool member Craig Homberg won Monochrome Set Subject division. Some photos here.

Image Of The Year held on the 24th November at our club rooms. Convivial meal preceded the event. Karen White won Photographer Of The Year and John Culver won Overall Image Of The Year. Some photos here.

Photo taking event with the Coast Guard in Portland.

Hugely supported and very successful Still-Life night held at the club rooms. Many good shots resulted. Great collegiality during the night.

Bunnings BBQ helped restore our coffers for the coming months.

Stan organised a night out at the greyhounds for members, with the bonus of taking photos alongside the offical photographer during the night. This event was well supportewd by members and excellent photos resulted.

A small contingent of members enjoyed dinner with Colac and Portland Clubs in Colac before attending the 2012 Inter-Club competition. Benjamin Spencer won a medallion in the Monochrome Set Subject (Time) section. Some photos here.

BBQ and photo excursion at Lake Pertobe

Succcessful BBQ at Tower Hill

Final function of the year, the Christmas Breakup, was held at Alex's Pizza, Koroit. It was well supported by members and friends, and the meal was very good.

Image Of The Year 2011 was again held at the club rooms. The judge presented thoughtful criticisms and the night was a wonderful event to finish off the competition year. Some photos here

Annual Inter-Club competition was held on 19th March 2011 with Portland being the host. Congratulations to Patti who won a medallion. Colac won the shield. Next year Colac will be hosting.

Final function for the year, Christmas Breakup, on Thursday 2nd December 2010 at Warrnambool Hotel for dinner was well attended and a great way to finish off the year. Some members had their pictures taken in preparation for articles that will be appearing in the Warrnambool Extra.

Image Of The Year 2010 was hugely successful. Thanks to those who helped with the set up on Thursday. Congratulations to award winners. Also special thanks to members who helped on the Friday and Saturday.

Camera Club members once again helped out with the Warrnambool Show's photography competition, receiving entries and making sure the display was up to scratch. Many thanks to those who helped out, particularly Karen O'Brien

AGM 2010 held on a cold wintery night had Roger Neal our resident HDR expert as our guest speaker. Roger also took up the Presidency, thanks to outgoing President Craig. Congratulations to new committee members and special thanks to Patti, Les and Diane who put their 'hats in the ring' for another year on the executive.

President Craig represented our Club at the VAPS Muster held in Apollo Bay 22nd/23rd May. We had some quality entries in the competition, thanks to those who submitted work. Congratulations to Patti who had a piece of work held over by VAPS for further competition.

Annual Inter-Club competition was held on 20th March 2010 and we were the host. Congratulations to Patti and John who won medallions. Ian Bock was the judge and his experienced and wise comments were appreciated by all in attendance. Colac won the shield. Next year Portland will be hosting. A few photos here

Our fund-raiser and awareness raising BBQ at Bunnings on the 13th March 2010 was a huge success. Thanks to the team that manned the barby throughout the day, with special thanks to Sharon for filling in a rostered spot at the last minute. We raised about $800. Also a special thankyou our Secretary, Patti, who secured some vital donations of sausages and bread for the day.

Final function for the year, Christmas Breakup, on Thursday 3rd December 2009 at Maceys for dinner was well attended and a great way to finish off the year.

Image Of The Year 2009 was hugely successful. Thanks to those who helped with the set up on Thursday. Special thanks to Ron Cork the judge and workshop presenter. Congratulations to award winners. Also special thanks to members who helped on the Friday and Saturday.

Camera Club members once again helped out with the Warrnambool Show's photography competition, receiving entries and making sure the display was up to scratch. Many thanks to those who helped out.

Kate led an enthusiastic team of HDR newbies through the ropes at her workshop on 24th October 2009. We were honoured with a visit from two keen Victor Harbour photographers who came along - the wonders of the Internet!

The night-shoot held on 10th September 2009 was held in ideal weather conditions similar to the night-shoot at Flagstaff Hill last year. Half a dozen or so keen members spent time near Hopkins River Bridge and at the end of Liebig Street, recording dusk to night and artificial lights, stationary and moving - as on cars!

Successful outing to Technical College on 13th August 2009 to photograph various forms of welding action, thanks to Les who organised the event.

AGM 2009 held on a cold wintery night had the impressive freelance photographer Robin Sharrock as our guest speaker. Craig and Les swapped places and Patti took over from Kate on Committee. Congratulations to new committee members and special thanks to outgoing members Rhonda and Karen.

Our fund-raiser and awareness raising BBQ at Bunnings on the 24th May was a huge success. Thanks to the team that manned the barby throughout the day; Patti, Mark, Craig, Graham, Chris, Vivian, Ros, Diane, Lorraine, Roger, & Rhonda. We raised about $800. A special thankyou our indispensible Secretary, Kate, who did more than anyone to make it such a success.

Annual Inter-Club competition held at Colac on 28th March 2009. Warrnambool members participated in a photoshoot in the Otways before a nice meal at the Gellibrand pub. Congratulations to Tania who won two medallions, one in Open Monochrome and one in Open Colour Print. Warrnambool also gained some placings and Highly Commended awards. A sizable contingent of Warrnambool Camera Club members attended.

Successful 2008 Image Of The Year held at new clubrooms on 29th November that was preceded by a workshop and dinner. Click on this link for photos from the night.

Our 2008 November meeting at our new meeting venue is a big success. Judges stunned by quantity & quality of photos presented.

Warrnambool Camera Club wins VAPS 2008 Print Section for 1st time