Welcome to The Entrance Camera Club Incorporated.

We are a group of enthusiastic photographers situated on the Central Coast of NSW.

The club was formed on November 27th, 1959. Members comprise people from all backgrounds, retired people, younger people, photographers who began with film and in the darkroom, some who have started photography in the digital age, expert award winning photographers and new photographers who have just purchased their first camera.

A passion for photography is the common interest. The Entrance Camera Club Inc. is affiliated with The Federation of Camera Clubs (N.S.W) Inc.

Our Monthly Club meeting is held at the CWA Hall, 1 Pacific Street, Long Jetty, on the second Friday evening of each month, (except January & December) at 7.00pm viewing for a 7.30pm start. At the meeting, digital and printed images are critiqued, judged and awarded. The printed photographs are displayed around the room, so that after the formal part of the meeting, members may view and discuss the entries.

Each Friday morning a group of club members have a photo walk locally usually followed by coffee. These outings are are good way to meet members and to discuss photo ideas, techniques and equipment.

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The Monthly Competitions form the basis of the club. The critiquing, subsequent discussions with the judges and other members are all great ways to learn new photographic techniques which you can then try yourself the next time the opportunity arises.

The Large Print competitions in both Monochrome & Colour are divided into three Grades, B Grade, A Grade and Advanced. This is aimed to assist our new photographers and challenge our most experienced members. B Grade is for our newer as well as less experienced members. A Grade is for our more experienced photographers, While Advanced caters for our most experienced members. In this way it is hoped all our members are competing on a more level basis, while still seeing the images and hearing the judges’ comments for all grades. Our Digital Image competition is a single Non-Graded competition open to all members.

Our “Print and Digital Image Of The Year” Awards Night is the Grand Finale of the Club’s year, held in place of the December meeting. The awards are presented to the winners of the monthly pointscore competitions and for Image Of The Year in each section. A spectacular display of the winning works of the club members throughout the year is the centre piece of the night. Three additional special competitions are also held at the awards night, The Hilton Chalmers Memorial Trophy for the Nature Digital Image Set of the Year, The Nature Print Set of the Year and the Ace’m Creative Print Set of the Year.

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Results for competitions in 2019 October – PRINTS

Smoko for Some
Catriona O’Brien – First
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Arctic Refuge
Peter Stanley – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Norwegian Sea Eagle
Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Quick drink
Mike Barry – First
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Carnivore
Peter Stanley – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
A Dazzle
Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Black maned lion
Mike Barry – Second
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Dock of the bay
Trung Cang Nguyen – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
David 9
Neil Bevege – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Catherine Hill Bay
Soelast Soelastijono – Second
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Pelican fishing
Moira Taylor – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Bombo magic
Trung Cang Nguyen – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Bombo Quarry
Soelast Soelastijono – Third
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
DANCE WITH ME MONO
Arthur Roy – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Puffing Billy
John Bennett – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Kestrel
William (Bill) Lancaster – Third
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
In Flight
Peter O’Brien – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Ruminating Giraffe
Carol Barry – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Long Jetty Boat Shed
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Thoughtful
Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Impalas at waterhole
Mike Barry – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Reach & land
Moira Taylor – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
The Bull has it
Leonie Edwards – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Matt 3_BW
John Newton – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Dads Bright Eyed Boy
Clyde Melrose – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Stars Face
Peter O’Brien – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Owl
Carol Barry – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Leavng Home
William (Bill) Lancaster – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Resting
Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Posing for the Spiral
Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Proud Anzac 2018
John Newton – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
AT THE CHILDRENS FESTIVAL
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Down Round The Bin
Clyde Melrose – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Stockton Beach Tank Traps_2
Neil Bevege – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
SEA EAGLE TRAILING
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Mud Bath
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

by Peter John O'Brien, October 12, 2019

Results for competitions in 2019 September – PRINTS

The Ploughman
Catriona O’Brien – First
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Buffalo
Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Doug on Holidays
Moira Taylor – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Pensive Pose
Catriona O’Brien – First
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Hallo You
Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Camp Pan Leopard
Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Gresford Rodeo
Michael William Barry – Second
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Old Hat
John Newton – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Kingston fishing boat
Trung Cang Nguyen – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Darter
Michael William Barry – Second
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
KICKING UP HIS HEELS
Arthur Roy – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Boys Will Be Boys
Fiona Lambell – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
cheetah
David Crass – Third
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
17 Century Packhorse Bridge.
Peter Stanley – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
EGRET HEAD AND SMALL FISH
Arthur Roy – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
into the light
Pablo Ducarme – Third
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
No 29 Flat Out
John Newton – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Fall Guy
Fiona Lambell – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
North Curl Curl Pool
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Coming My Dear
Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
American Iron
Michael William Barry – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Eacle Pet
Clyde Melrose – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Half Dome On Top
John Newton – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
FLYING HIGH 3 MONO
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
I am Macho
Peter O’Brien – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Joy
Moira Taylor – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Gulflander Motor Rail
Ross Worrall – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Sydney Luna Park
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
curious George
Pablo Ducarme – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
English Daisy and Hoverfly
Michael William Barry – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Nikki 14
Neil Bevege – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Starry starry night
Trung Cang Nguyen – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
City Bustle
Peter Stanley – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
NATURAL GRACE
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Soft Furnishings
Grace Bryant – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Nora Head Lens
Ross Worrall – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

by Peter John O'Brien, September 14, 2019

Results for competitions in 2019 August – PRINTS

There were 36 entries that gained our highest award(s).

On watch
Michael William Barry – First
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
No 4 Upstream Gate
John Newton – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
The curve
Trung Cang Nguyen – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Darter Escape
William (Bill) Lancaster – First
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Lady with a Butterfly earing
Peter Stanley – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Norwegian Sea Eagle
Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Shopping Day
Catriona O’Brien – Second
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Off Road Racing
Leonie Edwards – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Having a Good Time
Peter O’Brien – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Lerwick Puffin
Michael William Barry – Second
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Flag Defender
John Newton – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
High Jump
Peter O’Brien – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Gerainger Troll Country
Michael William Barry – Third
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
BITING THE DUST
Arthur Roy – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Magic crepuscular rays
Trung Cang Nguyen – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Eying You Off
Catriona O’Brien – Third
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Hot Rod Behind
Clyde Melrose – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
In Control
Peter Stanley – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
MILFORD SOUND NEW ZEALAND
Michelle Alcorn – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Bombo Quarry
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Stranded fishing trawler
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Not Biting
Clyde Melrose – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Mating Osprey
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Contemplation
Peter O’Brien – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
The Lion King
Carol Barry – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Yellow Billed Hornbill
Carol Barry – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
LIttle Miss Cutie
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Rainy Day Pickup
William (Bill) Lancaster – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Gone
David Crass – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
It’s a Beautiful Bottle
Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Leonie Edwards – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Thirsty tiger
Trung Cang Nguyen – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
OSPREY WITH LARGE FISH
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Surf’s up
Trung Cang Nguyen – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Wind Swept
Grace Bryant – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Annabelle
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

by Peter John O'Brien, August 9, 2019

Results for competitions in 2019 July – PRINTS

There were 34 entries that gained our highest award(s).

David Crass – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Soelast Soelastijono – Third
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Catriona O’Brien – Second
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Catriona O’Brien – First
B Grade Open Mono Large Print
Carol Barry – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Carol Barry – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Arthur Roy – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
John Bennett – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Clyde Melrose – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
John Newton – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
John Newton – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Peter Stanley – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Peter O’Brien – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
Ross Worrall – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print
William (Bill) Lancaster – First
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
William (Bill) Lancaster – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Soelast Soelastijono – Third
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
John Taylor – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Catriona O’Brien – Second
B Grade Open Colour Large Print
Carol Barry – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Carol Barry – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Ted Baker – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Arthur Roy – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Trung Cang Nguyen – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
John Bennett – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
John Bennett – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Clyde Melrose – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Clyde Melrose – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Grace Bryant – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Peter Stanley – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print
Peter O’Brien – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

by Peter John O'Brien, July 13, 2019