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.

~ ABOUT OUR CLUB ~

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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7:00 pm Club Monthly Meeting – BY ZOOM u...
Club Monthly Meeting – BY ZOOM u...
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Club Meeting is held on the second Friday evening of each month,(except January) 7.00pm viewing for an 7.30pm start. At the meeting images which have been submitted for the competitions are critiqued, judged and awarded.[...]
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7:00 pm Club Monthly Meeting – BY ZOOM u...
Club Monthly Meeting – BY ZOOM u...
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Club Meeting is held on the second Friday evening of each month,(except January) 7.00pm viewing for an 7.30pm start. At the meeting images which have been submitted for the competitions are critiqued, judged and awarded.[...]
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7:00 pm Print (Digital) & Digital Image ...
Print (Digital) & Digital Image ...
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Unfortunately, Due to Covid-19 restrictions and following guidelines from the NSW Dept of Education the Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College has advised that no community use of the Dolphin Theatre (OUR USUAL VENUE) will be available[...]

JUDGES FOR AUGUST COMPETITIONS

Our Judge for the August Digital Image Competition was Wanda Amos from the “Forster Digital Photography Club and our Large Print judge for Tonight is our very own Club’s President & Life Member, David.

by Anthony D. Spratt, August 9, 2019

The Entrance Camera Club crowned the best camera club in the country

Our Article in the July 17th edition of the Wyong Regional Chronicle. *** Note Correction *** Should have read a total of 2,080 images not 1,040. Also for their images Leonie Edwards, Arthur Roy & John Newton were also awarded Honourable Mentions.

by Anthony D. Spratt, July 19, 2019

The Entrance Is No 1! In “A.P.S Australian Cup”.

Here is the Scorecard from our Winning Entry congratulations everybody.

by Anthony D. Spratt, July 13, 2019

Results for July – Digital Image competition – Open

There were 16 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Neil Vincent – Second – “Manta Rays, Roca Pedida”
David Spratt – Highly Commended – “Porsche No 90”
Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended – “Gorokan Ruin Jetty”
Arthur Roy – Highly Commended – “Demanding Young”
Arthur Roy – First – “Osprey May 2019”
John Newton – Highly Commended – “See My Point”
John Newton – Second – “Who Is Next”
Michelle Alcorn – Highly Commended – “Blue Faced Honey Eater”
Trung Cang Nguyen – Third – “A Lone Tree At Honeymoon Bay”
Barbara Blades – Third – “Temple Pigeon”
John Bennett – Highly Commended – “Barrel Race”
Grace Bryant – First – “Going Fast And Furious”
Grace Bryant – Highly Commended – “Infused With Red”
Pablo Ducarme – Highly Commended – “The Sunset Takes Its Place”
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended – Fitting The Shoe”
Jane Borg – Highly Commended – “Cascades”

by Anthony D. Spratt, July 13, 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

JUDGES FOR JULY COMPETITIONS

Our Judge for the July Digital Image Competition was John Alessi. and our Large Print judge for Friday Night is our very own Club’s Life Member Mr Barry Collier.

by Anthony D. Spratt, July 8, 2019

Say cheese! Club’s wild win

Another Great article on our recent success in the USA.

by Anthony D. Spratt, June 21, 2019

Results for competitions in 2019 June – PRINTS

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

Michelle Alcorn – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Soelast Soelastijono – Third
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Catriona O’Brien – First
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Catriona O’Brien – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Jane Borg – Second
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Jane Borg – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Mono Large Print

Arthur Roy – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Arthur Roy – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Clyde Melrose – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

John Newton – Second
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Trung Cang Nguyen – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

John Bennett – Highly Commended
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

Peter O’Brien – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Moira Taylor – First
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

Fiona Lambell – Third
A Grade Open Mono Large Print

William (Bill) Lancaster – First
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Soelast Soelastijono – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

John Taylor – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

John Taylor – Highly Commended
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Catriona O’Brien – Second
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Jane Borg – Third
B Grade Open Colour Large Print

Leonie Edwards – 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

John Newton – Third
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

John Newton – Third
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

Grace Bryant – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Carol Barry – First
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Carol Barry – Second
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Moira Taylor – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended
A Grade Open Colour Large Print

by Barbara Blades, June 15, 2019

Results for June – DIGITAL IMAGE COMPETITION – Set: “Reflections”.

There were 17 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Leonie Edwards – Highly Commended – “Morning Rest”
Peter Stanley – Highly Commended – “Ladybower Reflection”
Peter Stanley – Highly Commended
– “Reflection 22”
Neil Vincent – Highly Commended – “Archer Fish”
Grace Bryant – Second – “Bike In The Drain”
Grace Bryant – Third – “Gotcha”
Trung Cang Nguyen – First – “Day’s End”
Trung Cang Nguyen – First – “Nature Mirror”
Ted Baker – Highly Commended – “In A Wet Web”
Michelle Alcorn – Highly Commended – “White Faced Heron Reflection”
Jane Borg – Highly Commended
– “Docked”
Jane Borg – Third – “Out Of The Mist”
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended – “Reflected Glory”
Fiona Lambell – Highly Commended – “The Big Top”
John Bennett – Highly Commended – “Dunns Swamp Reflection”
Michael William Barry – Highly Commended – “Egyption Goose”
Carol Barry – Second – “Saddle Billed Stork”

by Anthony D. Spratt, June 15, 2019

JUDGES FOR JUNE COMPETITIONS

Our Judge for the June Digital Image Competition was Ken Caldwell. and our Large Print judge for Friday Night is Mr Peter Denton.

by Anthony D. Spratt, June 12, 2019