Presentation and Workshop 1.00pm - 4.30pm @ Whanganui Camera Club rooms, 2 Handley Street, Whanganui - $20 per person
"Unique perspectives of aerial photography"with Petra Leary - 1.00pm Petra's an award winning aerial photographer based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Petra’s passion and eye for aerial photography is largely influenced from a graphic design background with a big focus on geometry, pattern, and negative space. Petra’s work is heavily defined by her use of top down images, with an emphasis on perfectly straight angles / lines.
Her love for skateboarding, video games and basketball can often be found in Petra’s photography. Taking images of normal activities from a not so normal perspective, while applying an obsession for balance and perfect angles create a very graphic end piece.
“Primary Challenge” Workshop with Simon Woolf - 2.00pm to 4.30pm Simon is a 2nd Generation Photographer who has Photography in his veins. He has had a life time of experience both professionally and recreationally, and in a number of different areas of the art and craft.
This is not black and white. This workshop is about bold, beautiful, primary colours, and how recognising and using these colours can positively impact your composition.
Bring your camera, be prepared to have fun, have your eyes opened, and understand a different, but more colourful perspective. Oh, and if you'd like to wear, or bring something along of bold primary colour, just to add to the challenge and character of it all please don't hesitate to do so!
These two presentations are by registration only at $20 for the afternoon (afternoon tea provided). We will need you to register if you wish to attend.
Anniversary Dinner & Whanganui Salon Presentations Golden Oaks Restaurant, 122 Liverpool Street Whanganui - 6.00pm $55 per person
Come join us for a night to celebrate 125 years as a camera club in Whanganui and applaud the winners of the Whanganui Salon for the first time in 27 years.
Our current President John Smart will be MC for the night which will include reflections on the Whanganui Camera Club by Simon Woolf, presentations of the Whanganui Salon Category winners and Runner’s Up as well as announcement of the overall Salon Winner with presentation of the $1000 prize by the Club Patron and Life Member Vonnie Cave (HonFPSNZ, FPSNZ)
Buffet dinner and first drink included. Subsequent drinks at own expense.
All members and friends and partners are welcome to join us. Tidy dress required.
We will need you to register if you wish to attend this event.
Those who attended Whanganui Salons prior to 1992 will remember the Salon finished with a trip to Vonnie Cave’s property to admire the garden and have morning tea. Vonnie has generously agreed to open her property to guests again this year and you are invited. It will be a fitting and nostalgic finale to our anniversary year celebrations. While there is no fee to attend this event, we will need you to register.
Supported by a grant in aid from the Whanganui Creative Communities Scheme
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