Welcome to Hastings Photography Group

The Hastings Photography Group was formed in 2010 and since then has grown in size and ambitions.

It is an incorporated club with an active committee.
The current membership is 40 (February 2021).Membership is open to any person, whether a beginner or an experienced photographer, who wants to develop their photography skills in a friendly club environment.`

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About us

**Subject to Covid-19 Restrictions**

Subject to Covid- 19 restrictions we meet on the first and third Tuesday of the month from January to November at 7.00 pm at Emerald Downs Community Centre behind the Lighthouse Plaza Shopping Centre. 100 Ocean Drive. Port Macquarie. NSW.

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Dec
15
Wed
10:00 am Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am
The Round & Round coffee kiosk will provide tables and chairs for us under the trees, or on the Roto House veranda if protection from wind and rain is required Colin will notify you of[...]
Dec
22
Wed
10:00 am Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am
The Round & Round coffee kiosk will provide tables and chairs for us under the trees, or on the Roto House veranda if protection from wind and rain is required Colin will notify you of[...]
Dec
29
Wed
10:00 am Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am
The Round & Round coffee kiosk will provide tables and chairs for us under the trees, or on the Roto House veranda if protection from wind and rain is required Colin will notify you of[...]
Jan
5
Wed
10:00 am Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am
The Round & Round coffee kiosk will provide tables and chairs for us under the trees, or on the Roto House veranda if protection from wind and rain is required Colin will notify you of[...]
Jan
12
Wed
10:00 am Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Wednesday Coffee Morning at Roto...
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
The Round & Round coffee kiosk will provide tables and chairs for us under the trees, or on the Roto House veranda if protection from wind and rain is required Colin will notify you of[...]
Recent Posts Archives

Welcome to Hastings Photography Group

For information on the club and how to join the please go to the About the Club page .

by MyPhotoClub Colin, June 22, 2017

Christmas Lunch at Roto House – 8th December ’21

by Lindie Kolver, December 8, 2021

Results for competitions in Digital Image of the Yr 2021DIOTY

There were 29 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in Digital Image of the Yr 2021DIOTY

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

The Eye
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Immersed in sound
Garry Gannell – Distinction
Open Colour

Its Gonna Rain
Ray Cooper – Distinction
Open Colour

Dew Beads
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Wipeout
Susan Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Trapezium Artists
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Porcelain Doll
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Through the hoop
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Stealth
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Open Colour

Superb Fairy Wren – feeding time
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Open Colour

Butterfly and gardenia .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Open Colour

Puff-leg landing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Sightseeing in Venice
Susan Smith – Distinction
Mono

Circa 1950
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Mono

Ticklish
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Mono

Marianne
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Mono

The Cockatoo .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Mono

Juvenile Pacific Gull
Garry Gannell – Distinction
Nature

Damara Dik Dik
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Landing Pad
John Smith – Distinction
Nature

Crab Walk
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Nature

Graceful Landing
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Nyala Bull drinking
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Sacred Kingfisher
John Smith – Distinction
Nature

Enjoying Lunch
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Eastern Grey Kangaroo and Joey
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Nature

Busy parents .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Nature

baby dragonH
William Quaglio – Distinction
Nature

Playing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

by Lindie Kolver, December 7, 2021

Results for competitions in Digital Image of the Yr 2021DIOTY

There were 29 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in Digital Image of the Yr 2021DIOTY

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

The Eye
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Immersed in sound
Garry Gannell – Distinction
Open Colour

Its Gonna Rain
Ray Cooper – Distinction
Open Colour

Dew Beads
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Wipeout
Susan Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Trapezium Artists
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Porcelain Doll
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Through the hoop
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Stealth
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Open Colour

Superb Fairy Wren – feeding time
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Open Colour

Butterfly and gardenia .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Open Colour

Puff-leg landing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Sightseeing in Venice
Susan Smith – Distinction
Mono

Circa 1950
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Mono

Ticklish
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Mono

Marianne
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Mono

The Cockatoo .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Mono

Juvenile Pacific Gull
Garry Gannell – Distinction
Nature

Damara Dik Dik
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Landing Pad
John Smith – Distinction
Nature

Crab Walk
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Nature

Graceful Landing
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Nyala Bull drinking
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Sacred Kingfisher
John Smith – Distinction
Nature

Enjoying Lunch
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Eastern Grey Kangaroo and Joey
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Nature

Busy parents .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Nature

baby dragonH
William Quaglio – Distinction
Nature

Playing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

by Lindie Kolver, December 7, 2021

Results for competitions in Digital Image of the Yr 2021DIOTY

There were 29 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in Digital Image of the Yr 2021DIOTY

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

The Eye
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Immersed in sound
Garry Gannell – Distinction
Open Colour

Its Gonna Rain
Ray Cooper – Distinction
Open Colour

Dew Beads
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Wipeout
Susan Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Trapezium Artists
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Porcelain Doll
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Through the hoop
John Smith – Distinction
Open Colour

Stealth
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Open Colour

Superb Fairy Wren – feeding time
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Open Colour

Butterfly and gardenia .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Open Colour

Puff-leg landing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Open Colour

Sightseeing in Venice
Susan Smith – Distinction
Mono

Circa 1950
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Mono

Ticklish
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Mono

Marianne
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Mono

The Cockatoo .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Mono

Juvenile Pacific Gull
Garry Gannell – Distinction
Nature

Damara Dik Dik
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Landing Pad
John Smith – Distinction
Nature

Crab Walk
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Nature

Graceful Landing
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Nyala Bull drinking
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Sacred Kingfisher
John Smith – Distinction
Nature

Enjoying Lunch
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Eastern Grey Kangaroo and Joey
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Nature

Busy parents .
Arthur Minter – Distinction
Nature

baby dragonH
William Quaglio – Distinction
Nature

Playing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

by Lindie Kolver, December 7, 2021

Results for competitions in October 2021 Digital Competition

There were 14 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in October 2021 Digital Competition

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Stealth
Arthur Minter – Top Image in Category
Open Colour

Princess
Paul Barron – Distinction
Open Colour

Twig Catcher
Paul Barron – Distinction
Open Colour

Reflections Nerang River 1 of 1
Diane Willingham – Distinction
Open Colour

Watching You sm
Linda Appleby – Distinction
Open Colour

Edward
John Upton – Top Image in Category
Mono

Lotus Pods
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Mono

Love My Dog
Susan Smith – Distinction
Mono

Mena Creek Falls
Liz Gannell – Distinction
Set Subject -Long Exposure/Slow Shutter Speed

Purakaunui Falls
Susan Smith – Distinction
Set Subject -Long Exposure/Slow Shutter Speed

Blue-wing Parakeets at the Lek
Lindie Kolver – Top Image in Category
Set Subject -Long Exposure/Slow Shutter Speed

Brahminy Kite
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Nature

Playing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Puff-leg landing
Lindie Kolver – Top Image in Competition
Nature

by Lindie Kolver, November 16, 2021

Link to the FCC Interclub Competition Catalogues

Here’s a link to the FCC Catalogues 2018-2020 so you can view the Altered Reality / Creative submissions and get your creative juices flowing. ( we talked about it at Club this afternoon) Click on Catalogues in the Grey Windows on the RH side and download. There are some fantastic images in all the Categories which will make you appreciate what a small club like ours will be up against when we compete in the ‘big leagues’

https://fccinterclub.myphotoclub.com.au/

Keep well and above all, keep clicking !

Lindie

by Lindie Kolver, November 16, 2021

Results for competitions in October 2021 Digital Competition

There were 14 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in October 2021 Digital Competition

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Stealth
Arthur Minter – Top Image in Category
Open Colour

Princess
Paul Barron – Distinction
Open Colour

Twig Catcher
Paul Barron – Distinction
Open Colour

Reflections Nerang River 1 of 1
Diane Willingham – Distinction
Open Colour

Watching You sm
Linda Appleby – Distinction
Open Colour

Edward
John Upton – Top Image in Category
Mono

Lotus Pods
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Mono

Love My Dog
Susan Smith – Distinction
Mono

Mena Creek Falls
Liz Gannell – Distinction
Set Subject -Long Exposure/Slow Shutter Speed

Purakaunui Falls
Susan Smith – Distinction
Set Subject -Long Exposure/Slow Shutter Speed

Blue-wing Parakeets at the Lek
Lindie Kolver – Top Image in Category
Set Subject -Long Exposure/Slow Shutter Speed

Brahminy Kite
Steve Phelps – Distinction
Nature

Playing
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Puff-leg landing
Lindie Kolver – Top Image in Competition
Nature

by Lindie Kolver, November 16, 2021

November 2021 Digital Competition hides under 2022 !

Please remember the November monthly competition hides under the 2022 button on the competition page. Our ‘ Image Year ‘ stretches from November 2020 to October of 2021. Therefore the next image year will stretch from November 2021 to October 2022 …and the Actual Competition is under the 2022 button.

Get your DIOTY images loaded on time. The results of October’s competition will be made known in time so you can use it for DIOTY if you have done well.

Col’s Challenge is still open and ongoing. It doesn’t matter if you have not participated before, you can start any week! As long as you take your image during that week and upload. This week (39) the brief is SHADOWS.

Take care and above else take photos !
Virtual Hugs, Lindie xx


by Lindie Kolver, November 1, 2021

Digital Image of the Year 2021 is open for submission.

There are only 3 (three) Categories : Open Colour, Mono and Nature. Each member is allowed 3 (three) images per category. You are only allowed to upload from your stash of images ALREADY submitted this past year (the Year goes from NOVEMBER 2020 – OCTOBER 2021) The October competition will be back in time for you to submit any image you might have done well with to the DIOTY (Digital Image of the Year Comp). You are allowed to swap images from one category to another , ie. Set Subject awarded images may be entered in Open Colour , Mono or Nature (keeping in mind the Nature definition of no man-made items showing, etc and the Mono category contain only Black & White images.

How to submit to the DIOTY ? Log in with your name. Proceed to DIOTY 2021 Competition > click > click on the green window (select from existing uploaded images) > you’ll be taken to your ‘gallery’ where all the images you have entered this year are shown with the award you achieved next to it as well as the month you entered it > click on the desired image > it will open on another page with an orange window at the top of the image that says : Enter this image in DIOTY 2021>click on the orange tab>the website takes you straight back to the Competition entry form as you know it> click on the category you wish to enter the image in to>click on submit your entry. Repeat this procedure with all the images you wish to enter in the final competition of the year , DIOTY 2021. Stick to only entering images from November 2020 – October 2021 , please !

If you have any questions or queries or need help, kindly contact me on my Mobile or my Landline (0431695412 / 55150450)

by Lindie Kolver, October 20, 2021

Results for competitions in September 2021 Digital Competition

There were 11 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in September 2021 Digital Competition

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Sunset on the Lighthouse
Stephen Finlay – Top Image in Category
Open Colour

Breakfast Shells
Louise Spencer – Distinction
Mono

Darling Harbour
Susan Smith – Top Image in Category
Mono

Having a splash
Stephen Finlay – Distinction
Mono

Passionfruit flower
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Set Subject – Macro Magic/Little World

Butterfly and Ant
Susan Smith – Distinction
Set Subject – Macro Magic/Little World

Caterpillar
Susan Smith – Top Image in Competition
Set Subject – Macro Magic/Little World

Ouchie ouch !
Lindie Kolver – Distinction
Nature

Enjoying Lunch
Susan Smith – Distinction
Nature

Snack Time
Louise Spencer – Top Image in Category
Nature

Cathedral fig tree Atherton Tablela
Bernd Fichtner – Distinction
Nature

by Lindie Kolver, October 19, 2021