Geelong Camera Club

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Frequently asked Questions

The following provides answers to some of the frequently asked questions about the Geelong Camera Club.

Who can attend Club meetings ?

Club meetings

Anyone may attend meetings of the Geelong Camera Club, Guests and Visitors are welcome at all meetings.

Does the Club accept complete beginners ?

Club accepts complete beginners

The Geelong Camera Club accepts members of ALL standards from complete beginners to professionals. A camera club is an excellent place for novices to learn. We were all beginners once!

How can I join the Geelong Camera Club ?

Joining the Geelong Camera Club

It's easy to join! Simply contact the, and arrange to come along to a weekly meeting. Membership Applications are available at every meeting and take only a few minutes to complete .

What is a "Competition Meeting" ?

Competition Meeting

Competitions are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) and only financial members of GCC may compete. Members are graded to either 'A' Grade or 'B' Grade. Gradings are determined by the committee.

Each month members may submit two mounted prints to the Open section. In addition to the Open Prints section members may submit to the following sections on alternating months:
* Two' Set Subject' images (see syllabus) and two DPI entries and for the first month.
* Three 'Creative/Experimental' images and three slides for the alternate month.

Independant judges are invited to judge and critique. Competitions are a great way to show off your own photographic expertise, while seeing the fine photographic works of our membership. The critique portion of the competition allows members to learn what the photographer did right and how they may have been able to improve the print.

How can I enrol for the courses that the GCC offers ?

Course Enrolement

Details of courses are available through the Membership/Courses tab on the websites main menu above. Dates are published as soon as they are set. Places are allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. We do NOT 'reserve' places. It is essential to book for both courses and be prepared to pay immediately as the places fill very quickly.