Photographic Skills Night – 16th Feb 7pm

20100415 180237 Sunset on trees at Ohope Beach

Photographing the Sunset – Tills Lookout, Melva Street, Dinsdale. We will be showing members how to photograph the sunset. Some of the things we will cover are; white balance, how to bracket your shots and what settings to use for a sunset. Hopefully we will have a nice sunset on … Continue reading →

Previous Meeting Feb 9th, 2016

Virginia Schnauer

We are taking a break over January so it is a great time to dust off our cameras and practice taking different shots. <<<here are some ideas for you>>>. Social Evening Remember we also have a bar-b-cue tea on the 30th January. Bring a salad or desert and something to … Continue reading →



September 2015 – As photographers, we are often drawn to capturing the “bare bones” and the essence of a subject and allowing our viewers to use their imaginations. Here is a great opportunity to delve into our history, or explore the neglected areas of town and countryside. Try some creative … Continue reading →



Below is a slide show of the entries ‘Orange’ awarded Honors status in October 2015 Waikato Photographic Society meeting. … Continue reading →

Urban Exploration

Early morning in Frankton by Val Fabling

November 2015 meeting awarded Honors to the Urban Exploration images below. So, how do Street and Urban photography differ? Street Photography is more people-based and quite often includes some statement of society or people in general. Urban Photography is more landscape-based, including buildings, bridges, landmarks, statues etc. and doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading →

Long Exposure Videos

Here are the “Long exposure” videos I mentioned at camera club. Scott Kelby YouTube – Scott Kelby Long Exposure Video Jason Odell YouTube – Jason Odell Long Exposure Videos The Smart Phone App for getting the correct exposure if you are using an neutral density (ND) filter can be found. … Continue reading →

Photo Competition Entries

Rules for submitting photo competition entries Committee has asked that we remind all Members to follow the rules when entering our competitions, especially the following: Entry Forms – All entries must be accompanied by completed entry forms. The Competition Secretary’s shouldn’t guess who you are or what category your images … Continue reading →

Camera skill field trips

Camera skill field trips See some of the recent camera skill field trips organised by Waikato Photographic Club Tongaporutu 13th – 15th of November. 3 members with another 3 family members drove to Mokau and spent a beautiful weekend. Friday was a calm blue sky day with excellent lighting so … Continue reading →

Colin Tyler praised nature photos

Nature Photos Colin Tyler praised nature photos taken by Val Fabling …. Our meeting on June 9th was well attended and the photos entered received high praise from our guest Judge, Colin Tyler. Look at the Honours Page for images he was especially pleased with. Colin has Judged National Competitions … Continue reading →

Set Subject Guidelines for 2015


Plants | Water droplets | Fusion | Action/Movement | Animal life |   Abandoned plant | Orange | Urban exploration Plants A living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through its roots, and … Continue reading →