Friends' Photo Group

Join our photography group. This group is just part of an exciting range of activities and events the Friends run for their members. The Friends support the Botanic Gardens providing financial and volunteer support for projects and events. Love the Gardens? Join the Friends! 

The aims of the group are -

  • To enrich the Friends through photography in the RBG Melbourne
  • Fellowship
  • Improve member’s photographic techniques

To join the Friends Photo Group you need to be a member of the Friends so Join Us now to get involved. Please bring your Friends' membership card to each meeting, we will supply a plastic holder and lanyard.


Our next Photo Walk:

When:       Wednesday 20 December 2017 at 11 am
Where:      Meet at the Rose Pavilion. After the walk, taking lots of inspiring photographs, we will collect at Terrace tearooms for a chat and refreshments.

Subject:    Photo Walk - Macro Photography

Our next meeting: 

When:       Wednesday 21 February 2018 at 10.30 start - earlier than normal! 

If you arrive and the main doors are locked - try the Halls side entrance through the Garden Gates to the right!
Where:      Mueller Hall, National Herbarium, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne

Subject:    Back lit photography and fill flash, Flickr upload tutorial
For more information:
John Harrison
Photography Group Convener
04 0709 8887
harrisondesign.photography@gmail.com

Flickr

Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Flickr site is now operational, as a Friend you may join up by visiting the site: www.flickr.com/groups/photo_group_frbgm/, you can elect to use a Flickr address or your current email. If joining Flickr seems a little daunting click link to our Flickr page and download and follow the simple guide to using and uploading to Flickr.


Upload your photos, so they can be shared by all. All members are encouraged to upload photographs to the Group page using Flickr.


Technical Information

Technical information relevant to the Photo Group plus technical information references following Photo Group meetings can be found on the Technical Information page.

 

Calendar of Events 2018

Date

Type

Location

Theme

January

No meeting

February

21

Meeting

Mueller Hall

Backlit photography and fill flash, Flickr upload tutorial

March

21

Walk

Rose Pavilion

Backlit subjects

April

18

Meeting

Mueller Hall

Historic photographs of RBGM and modern pairings

May

16

Walk

Rose Pavilion

Pathways, trails, tracks around the Gardens

June

20

Meeting

Mueller Hall

VIP photo presentation

July

18

Walk

Rose Pavilion

Eucalyptus - trees/bark/leaves/flowers/gumnuts/sap

August

22

Meeting

Mueller Hall

VIP photo presentation

September

19

Walk

Rose Pavilion

Patterns, foliage, bark, petals

October

17

Meeting

Mueller Hall

VIP photo presentation

November

21

Walk

Rose Pavilion

Roses – Macro

December

19

Meeting

 

Christmas Party

 












Images from the RBGM by John Harrison