APG Program

Analogue Photography Group Program 2021

During each monthly meeting there will be  a segment covering Prints that have been done, works in progress, Inspirations & Passion Projects (work, camera gear)

We have built a Resource Page derived from our experience in the group.

Check out the detail of each month activities here.

Meeting Other Topic Presenters Status
Jan 25th  

The Year ahead. Group discussion about individual plans for the year.

The APG program for the year outlined.

Annual Exhibition start planning

Greg, Selby, Santina, Peter  
Feb 22nd  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras.

Using Medium Format and Large Format cameras – equipment the club has for loan. Demonstration of camera use.

John, Greg, Selby, Shane, others  
  Feb 26th Field Workshop Night shoot on film with Peter Tredrea. 7:30 start on the steps of Parliament House, Spring Street. Download a map of 5 locations for night shoots.
   
  March14th  Workshop

Gum Bichromate printing. This is a full day small group workshop. Download an outline of the workshop. Register your participation by 7 March.

Selby  
  March 8

Moomba

   
March 22nd   Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras.
Workflow examples and members’ Darkrooms.
Setting up your darkroom.

Pinhole Day preparation.

Member participation  
  April 2 – 5 Easter    
  April 25th

World Pinhole Day.

Pinhole workshop. How to build and use a pinhole camera.

Bookings required.

 Shane  
         
April 26th  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras.

Sharing World Pinhole Day images.

Guest speaker Brence Coghill. Brence uses the wet-plate collodion method on his 8×10 wooden camera. He will take us through the process and his journey to collodion photography including attending a John A. Coffer CampTintype in upstate New York. See more about the presentation here.

All members  
  May Field workshop MCC Analogue Group Workshop  Saturday 29 May 12-5pm.
Newport Railway Museum
Tickets must be pre-booked at Trybooking.
Please list names of all visitors attending, and follow the CovidSafe requirements as a condition of entry.

All members are welcome.

The Newport Railway Museum hosts an extraordinary collection of steam, diesel and electric trains as well as a host of other railway exhibits.
Admission prices are as follows:
• Adults: $10
• Children or concession holders: $5
• Children under 4 years of age: free of charge
• Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children): $25

How to get there
The Museum is easy to get to. Located at 26 Champion Rd Newport, we’re only a few minutes from the Melbourne Road exit of the Westgate Freeway and there is plenty of on-street parking on Champion Road. If you’re coming by public transport we’re located just 200 metres from North Williamstown railway station.

Peter  
         
  May 9 Mothers Day    
May 24th  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting camera.

Discussion about the 21st Annual Analogue Photography Exhibition. Members asked if they would like to participate in an experimental analogue exhibition (alt processes etc) to be displayed in the stairwell/entrance as part of the annual exhibition. Expressions of interest prior to getting board approval.

Guest speaker

David Tatnall. Getting into fine art large format photography

David Tatnall is a fine art photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. His work has been collected by The National Gallery of Victoria, Monash Gallery of Art, State Library of Victoria, and the Australian Embassy in Washington USA and well as a number of regional galleries in Victoria.

He has used large format cameras since the 1970’s.

He taught large format, pinhole and darkroom workshops for thirty-five years in Australia and overseas. His work has been exhibited and published widely.

In 2000 he was given a lifetime achievement award by Parks Victoria for ‘An outstanding contribution to nature conservation in Victoria through photography’. He was also made an Honorary Life Member of the Victorian National Parks Association.

David Tatnall is represented by Chrysalis Gallery.

All members  
         
  June Activity

Slide Night. Showing results from field workshops.

Social event.

All members  
  June 14 Queens Birthday    
June 28th  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras.

Mordencage demonstration

Toning demonstration

21st Analogue Exhibition discussion on presentation alternatives. Analogue exhibition  conditions of entry.

All members.

Selby

 
  July Workshop 

 

   
July 26th  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras.

Print preparation, spotting and mounting.

All members.  
August 23rd  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras.

Peter Tredrea – Building a pano camera..

All members.

Peter

 
 

August Workshop

7th

Matting and framing prints.

All day.

Bookings required.

 

   
  10th Sept

Last date for registering exhibition prints

   
  22nd Sept

Exhibition hanging day

   
  24th Sept

Official opening of the Annual Exhibition

   
Sept  Activity

21st Annual Exhibition  25th & 26th September

   
  Sept 25th World Cyanotype Day   Tentative
  Sept Excursion

Focal Point Gallery visit (Antarctica – special exhibition)

Santina  
Sept 27th  

Sharing of favourite Camera

  • Why this is my favourite camera

  • What this camera is able to produce

   
         
Oct 25th  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras

Guest Speaker:   TBA

   
  Nov 2 Melbourne Cup    
Nov 22nd  

Show and Tell, feedback on printmaking, Passion Projects, Work In Progress, sharing of interesting cameras

Planning Session & EOY Social