About PICC

The Phillip Island Camera Club was formed by a small group of enthusiasts in mid-1994. In 2008, the Club became a special interest group of the Artists’ Society of Phillip Island (ASPI). There are currently 45 members, who have a broad range of photographic interests, including architecture, land and seascape, portraiture, macro-photography and nature, especially birdlife, rocks, bark and trees. They remain committed to sharing ideas and expertise, practising photo evaluation, developing skills, promoting photography as a recreational activity and participating in exhibitions.

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Club Meetings

Ordinary club meetings are normally held on the first Monday of each month, from February to December at the Meeting Room, Heritage Centre, Thompson Avenue, Cowes. This arrangement may be varied to accommodate public holidays and special presentations. Schedule of meetings for 2012.

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Monthly Competitions

The Club holds a monthly photographic competition. Entering any such event provides numerous opportunities for learning. You will experience: a wealth of ideas and inspiration for subjects; encouragement to try new techniques; and acknowledgement for your effort. The scoring mechanism used can provide a guide of your progress over time. Not only will you hear comments, both positive and negative (but with constructive advice), about your own images, but also about other members’ work – so at the same time you get to see where your technique needs improvement and what you should be aiming for.

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