Welcome to the Pennant Hills Photographic Club

The Pennant Hills Photographic Club welcomes all photographers to join and participate in its events and by sharing knowledge to improve and enhance photographic skills. Our club aims to mentor, support, and educate its members, and to foster skills and passion for photography in a collegiate and enjoyable atmosphere.
For information on the club and how to join please view: Information about the club (opens in a new tab)

About Us

PHPC is a medium-sized club of around 50-60 members. Our members range in skill from enthusiastic novices to experienced photographers. The club has a few members who are judges.

We have a number of members who run the mentoring program for our newer members to learn the capabilities of their camera(s). We are large enough to support the growth of members but small enough to be a community, where all members can know each other. The club is here to challenge us to get the best from ourselves and our cameras

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Feb
3
Mon
7:45 pm Welcome Back @ Uniting Church Hall
Welcome Back @ Uniting Church Hall
Feb 3 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Welcome back.  Presentation of the 2020 program. A selection of members’ photographs for your enjoyment.
Feb
17
Mon
7:45 pm Competition 2001 – Open @ Uniting Church Hall
Competition 2001 – Open @ Uniting Church Hall
Feb 17 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Comp 2001 – Open   Any subject treated pictorially. A pictorial treatment is one embodying the elements of good design, arrangement of composition, and which reflects the personal interpretation of the photographer.
Mar
2
Mon
7:45 pm Presentation – Underwater Photog... @ Uniting Church Hall
Presentation – Underwater Photog... @ Uniting Church Hall
Mar 2 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Underwater Photography with Kevin Deacon Kevin Deacon is considered one of Australia’s most experienced, accomplished and highly published underwater photographers. His images have received international acclaim and have graced the pages of prestigious books and[...]
Mar
16
Mon
7:45 pm Competition 2002 – Set Only – Au... @ Uniting Church Hall
Competition 2002 – Set Only – Au... @ Uniting Church Hall
Mar 16 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Comp 2002 – Set Only – Australian Landscapes   A photograph of natural land or coastal scenery taken within Australia, which may include people, buildings or other objects, provided that these elements do not dominate the[...]
Mar
28
Sat
10:00 am Outing – Museums Discover Centre... @ Museums Discovery Centre
Outing – Museums Discover Centre... @ Museums Discovery Centre
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://maas.museum/museums-discovery-centre/ Details to be provided closer to the outing
Recent Posts Archives

Welcome to Pennant Hills Photographic Club

Pennant Hills Photographic Club, welcomes all photographers to be part of our club and community and improve and enhance your skills. Our club aims to mentor, support, educate and enhance your skills and passion for photos and to make the experience enjoyable.
For information on the club and how to join please have a look at this page : Information about the club (opens in a new tab)

by MyPhotoClub Colin, 22 June 2017

2020 Calendar

The PHPC Calendar for 2020 is now available on our website on the Club Rules and Documents page.  The electronic calendar has also been updated.

We have a very busy year ahead! The calendar includes a list of photographic competitions, their topics and their definitions.  The presentations and outings have dates but the details are still being worked on by the Committee and will be announced in due course.

Note: The electronic calendar is on the left pane of our website’s home page.  There is a link (a WiFi symbol that says “Add”) that presents a drop-down list with options to import or link the calendar to your personal electronic calendar.  Once linked, any changes we make should be automatically updated in your personal electronic calendar.

The Competition Rules for 2020 have also been re-published. They have not changed from the end of 2019 (except for the calendar year).

The Club Rules and Documents page also includes the final 2019 competition points table. The link to the awards night photos will appear later.

by Tony Strasser, 10 December 2019

Fixed in Time – Photography Exhibition in Stanmore

Hello Photo Friends,

I will be participating in an end-of-year photography show at the Corner Gallery in Stanmore with Bob Kersey and Adrian Cook. It’s an all analogue, traditional photography show (with a few exceptions). Adrian will be operating his wet plate collodion studio on site.
Opening hours Friday-Sunday, December 13-15 and 20-22 or by appointment if you want to give me a call on 0407 709 660. Opening drinks at 4pm on Saturday 14th December.

Please feel free to pass on to anyone else who may be interested.
Thanks, Tony Egan

by Tony Strasser, 9 December 2019

Results for competitions in 1912 – Poster Competition

There were 0 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in 1912 – Poster Competition

by Tony Strasser, 5 December 2019

Results for competitions in 1912 – Print & Projected Image of the Year

There were 12 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in 1912 – Print & Projected Image of the Year

Lightening Strikes at Sunset
Omid Mazloomi – First
Open Colour Large Print

Back to school
Jeffrey Akers – First
Open Mono Large Print

St.Andrews Cross spider
Elaine Innes – First
Open Small Print

Anna Bay Night Sky
Tony Strasser – First
Open Digital

Majestic
Nancy Morley – Second
Open Colour Large Print

fun and games
Reena Cheng – Second
Open Mono Large Print

What Are You Looking At?
Omid Mazloomi – Second
Open Small Print

Guarding_Angels
Rosslyn Duncan – Second
Open Digital

Water wall
Graeme James – Third
Open Colour Large Print

Washed Up
Chris Kenyon – Third
Open Mono Large Print

Fisherman
David Mellefont – Third
Open Small Print

Fishing in Watsons Bay
Tony Strasser – Third
Open Digital

by Tony Strasser, 5 December 2019

Competitions in 1912 – Poster Competition are closing soon!

Competitions in 1912 – Poster Competition will close Sunday, 1st December 2019, 12:00 AM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • Poster Competition

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, 28 November 2019

Competitions in 1912 – Print & Projected Image of the Year are closing soon!

Competitions in 1912 – Print & Projected Image of the Year will close Sunday, 1st December 2019, 12:00 AM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • All Grades Open Colour Large Print
  • All Grades Open Mono Large Print
  • All Grades Open Small Print
  • All Grades Open Digital

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, 28 November 2019

Results for competitions in 1911 – Set Only – Our Club

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 1911 – Set Only – Our Club

Thank you to all the members that came along and voted for the entries they thought were best. Click to view the  PHPC1911 Voting Sheets Finalised

Dry Pub
Chris Kenyon – Top Shot – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print
Historic House Cockatoo Is.
Graeme James – Top Shot – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print
Night Crane at Cockatoo Island
Judy Ly – Top Shot – Set
SetSubject Small Print
Anna Bay Night Sky
Tony Strasser – Top Shot – Set
SetSubject Digital
Mean Machine 1457
Elaine Holliday – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print
Solid
Chris Kenyon – Merit – Set
SetSubject Colour Large Print
Waiting
Nancy Morley – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print
Taking in the view
Jeffrey Akers – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print
KIDS IN FOUNTAIN
Don Dickins – Merit – Set
SetSubject Mono Large Print
SEA GULLS IN FOUNTAIN
Don Dickins – Merit – Set
SetSubject Small Print
Windows
David Mellefont – Merit – Set
SetSubject Small Print
Walking Away From It All
Omid Mazloomi – Merit – Set
SetSubject Small Print
Lone Shooter
Tony Strasser – Merit – Set
SetSubject Digital
Shipbuilding Grunge
Michael Frost – Merit – Set
SetSubject Digital

by Tony Strasser, 19 November 2019

Competitions in 1911 – Set Only – Our Club are closing soon!

Competitions in 1911 – Set Only – Our Club will close Sunday, 17th November 2019, 12:00 AM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • All Grades SetSubject Colour Large Print
  • All Grades SetSubject Mono Large Print
  • All Grades SetSubject Small Print
  • All Grades SetSubject Digital

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, 14 November 2019

Competition 1911: Our Club

Members are reminded that entries for our next competition, which is the final competition for 2019, are closing at midnight on Saturday the 16th of November 2019. Judging will occur at 7:45pm on Monday the 18th of November. The Topic is Set only:   “Our Club – a photo taken at a Pennant Hills Photographic Club function during 2019. The best photos should bring back memories of the year and maybe encourage new members to join.”

Judging for this competition will be by those members attending the judging evening. The Committee has recently approved a formal procedure for members’ competition voting which can be found at the following link:

Good luck with your entries and we look forward to sharing them and learning what you think of them at the next judging night.

by Tony Strasser, 10 November 2019

International Competition Koriton 2019

This information was received with very short notice as the deadline is imminent on the 15th of November 2019. As entry is free and digital only, this may nonetheless be of interest to some members. We have checked the credentials of the competition and they seem to be bona-fide, but we offer no guarantee.

Photo club Kumanovo from Kumanovo, Republic of Macedonia is kindly inviting you to participate at
International exhibition of art photography KORITON 2019
Sections:
1. OPEN (MONOCHROME/COLOR)
2. KRATOVO AND THE PEOPLE OF KRATOVO
Note: The entrance is free for all of the participants.
All participants of the competition will receive the digital catalogue of the photo salon
Best Regards
Ms Marina Krstikj
photo club Kumanovo
Kumanovo, Macedonia
email: photoclubkumanovo@gmail.com
web: photoclubkumanovo.com

by Tony Strasser, 9 November 2019