Nelson Camera Club Newsletter #17
Programme September 2019

Monday Club Meeting – Note change of venue and time.

Start time:     6pm

Venue:         Johnny Cash Room, Arts Centre, NMIT, Carpark 7, Nile St, Nelson.

 Presentation Evening of the 2019 Nelson National Triptych Salon.

View a print display of high awarded triptych entries and an audio visual of all accepted entries from throughout NZ.
Julie Catchpole, one of the three judges, will give a short talk followed by the presentation of the awards. 

Those members who are a dab hand in the kitchen might like to contribute a plate of nibbles to go with the wine. 

Come, enjoy. Bring your partner or a friend or both. Evening will finish about 8pm.

The following Nelson Camera Club triptychs were accepted: 

          Broken Time                            Sheree Davidson  

Android Angles                           Barry Doig 

 Silver Stream                             Barry Doig 

 Symmetry                                  Barry Doig

 Time Torn                                    Barry Doig 

 Capture Thrown Swallowed       Brian Dean 

 Ceremony                                 Brian Dean 

 Falling for Ebor Falls                  Brian Dean


Highly Commended
Haberdashery     Dianna Hambleton      

 From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea  Dianna Hambleton  

No Way Out           Graeme Skinner


          The Flower Shop                                     Graeme Skinner       

The Shaggy Dog Story                              Caroline Foster

Yum, Yuk, Yum, The Plight of the Modern Diet.     Caroline Foster 

Inner Space                          Irene Callaghan 

Effervescence                        Irene Callaghan   

Just a quick look at some of the Nelson Camera Club entries - come and see the rest at the exhibition on Monday evening
The Shaggy Dog Story - Caroline Foster
The Shaggy Dog Story - Caroline Foster
Broken Time - Sheree Davidson
Symmetry - Barry Doig
If you were the recipient of one of the club trophies last year we NEED you to return them and drop them off to Peter Wise at Wises Framing ASAP!!!!

Future Dates to Remember

AGM 11th November 2019
(see below)

Jack Sprosen Memorial Trophy Competition for Audio-Visual sequences
Entries Open 14th October and Close 16th  November

Canon Online Round 5 Closes 25th October

The Nelson Camera Club AGM is coming up on the 11th November 2019
The club can’t function without you!
We need nominations for the executive and committee to manage your camera club. All roles are up for re-election.
 We need nominations for the following roles:
  • President    
  • Vice president                         
  • Secretary  
  • Treasurer                                
  • Committee (5)

 The role of the Committee is to:   
(a) Administer, manage, and control the Club   
(b) Carry out the purposes of the Club, and Use Money or Other Assets to do that   
(c) Manage the Club’s bank accounts  
 (d) Decide how a person becomes a Member, and how a person stops being a Member 
  (e) Decide the times and dates for Meetings, and set the agenda for Meetings  
 (f) Decide the procedures for dealing with complaints  
 (g) Recommend Membership fees   
(h) Make regulations  
The Committee has all of the powers of the Club, unless the Committee’s power is  limited by these Rules, or by a majority decision of the Club. 
Members of the Committee shall serve on a voluntary basis and only committee authorized expenses incurred in the course of the Club’s business shall be reimbursed.  
The Committee will set the Rules & Criteria for all Internal Competitions, and will appoint one or more Competition Secretaries. 
The Committee may appoint one or more Masters of Ceremony who will lead regular Club Meetings.


Nelson Camera Club Incorporated.

Election of Officers and Committee Nomination Form.

Name of Nominee    _______________________________________________

Address.        _______________________________________________

Phone.        _______________________________________________

Email.            _______________________________________________

Nominated By:                         Signature:


Seconded By:                            Signature:




Nelson Camera Club AGM
Nominees Statement:

I have read Section 16 of the Charities Act 2005 on the reverse and in signing this form agree:

  • To have these disqualifications checked by the standing committee if they so feel they need to,
  • That I am fit to stand for the nominated position as non of the disqualification criteria apply.


Signed:    ____________________________    Date:    _______________


Hand this completed form to a current committee member of alternatively post it to: 

Nelson Camera Club Inc., 

C/o Wises Picture Framing,

78 Buxton Square Nelson 7010.


Nominations close with the Secretary of the Nelson Camera Club one week prior to the AGM.

Section 16 ~ Charities Act 2005 16 Qualifications of officers of charitable entities

  • A person who is not disqualified by this section is qualified to be an officer of a charitable entity.
  • The following persons are disqualified from being officers of charitable entities:
  • an individual who is an undischarged bankrupt:
  • an individual who is under the age of 16 years:
  • an individual who, or a body corporate that, has been convicted of a crime involving dishonesty (within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Crimes Act 1961) and has been sentenced for that crime within the last 7 years:
  • an individual who is prohibited from being a director or promoter of, or being concerned or taking part in the management of, an incorporated or unincorporated body under the Companies Act 1993. the Securities Act 1978. the Securities Markets Act 1988. or the Takeovers Act 1993:
  • an individual who, or a body corporate that, is disqualified from being an officer of a charitable entity under section 31(4):
  • an individual who is subject to a property order made under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988. or whose property is managed by a trustee corporation under section 32 of that Act:
  • a body corporate that is being wound up, is in liquidation or receivership, or is subject to statutory management under the Corporations (Investigation and Management) Act 1989:
  • in relation to any particular entity, an individual who, or a body corporate that, does not comply with any qualifications for officers contained in the rules of that entity.
  • Subsection (2] does not apply to an officer of an entity if that officer was appointed, under an Act, by the Governor-General, by the Governor-General in Council, or by a Minister.
  • The Commission may, by written notice to an entity, waive the application of any of the disqualifying factors set out in subsection (2)(a) to (q). in relation to an officer of that entity.
  • If the Commission waives the application of a disqualifying factor set out in subsection (2)(a) to (g). the officer to whom the waiver relates must not be treated as being disqualified from being an officer of a charitable entity in relation to the entity by reason of the application of that disqualifying factor.
  • The waiver may be granted on any terms or conditions that the Commission thinks fit.
  • The Commission may vary a waiver in the same way as a waiver may be granted under this section.
  • The Commission may, by written notice to an entity, revoke a waiver granted under this section.

Subsection (2)(d) was substituted, as from 25 October 2006, by section 25 Securities Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 46).


Motueka Camera Club has pleasure in inviting Nelson Camera Club and their partners to a Christmas Dinner at the Sprig and Fern, Mapua, at 5.30pm for drinks and dinner at 6pm. on Saturday, 30th November.
The cost for the dinner will be $35pp.  Could your members please reply to by 15th Nov.  Any dietary requirements please let us know then.  
Cushla Moorhead
secretary Motueka Camera club

You still have time to complete your EOY Project 
25th November 2019
2020 National Exhibition  - Registration Opens on 1st November

Jack Sprosen Memorial Trophy Competition for Audio-Visual sequences


We would like to encourage everyone to create an audio-visual and enter it in this year’s competition.  The competition is being organised by the New Brighton Photographic Club on behalf of PSNZ

Entries Open: 14th October 2019

Entries Close:   16th November 2019

Judging: 30th November 2019

Judges are:

Newell Grenfell  Hon PSNZ  FPSNZ FNPSNZ

Alistair McAuslan  AV-AAPS APSNZ 


The main change this year is the allowance for short video or timelapse sequences to be included.

Check out the rules for the details

Nelson Camera Club Programme for the Year

28  October Monday Labour Day No Meeting

11 November Monday

Oxford Photographic Society and Nelson Camera Club Interclub Presentation
25  November Monday
 Prize Giving and End of Year Project Challenge
Useful Links
Photoshop Blend Modes Explained - The simple stuff and a more in-depth explanation for those that want to go a bit deeper.
Link Here

Using The Moon To Light Your Landscapes - Moon lit Photography Explained 
Link Here
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