PIC Day out 2013

2013-02-14 — posted by at 20:28

Tomorrows excusion looks like it is shaping up to be a scorcher  Come prepared, a hat, sunscreen water and of course a camera. If you use any social media, such as twitter, instagram or flickr, use some tags to share with as many as possible, for example, #picdayout2013, #pdo13 #pdo2013.


PIC Day Out 2012.

2012-02-10 — posted by at 00:51

Thursday 16th of February
This year we are meeting outside parliament station in ‘Parliament Park’, on the corner of Albert [which is the continuation of Lonsdale Street] and Spring street, 10:00. Across the road from Princess theatre.
The brief will be handed out there, and we shall convene afterwards at the Edinburgh gardens in Fitzroy, where your groups and timetables will be handed out.
Here is a downloadable pdf of the days activities and  briefs
Here is another pdf you can download print out to help locate us on the day.

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Group 1 Folio Thursday & Colour Printing

2011-07-27 — posted by at 22:50

Group One, this Thursday we will be meeting at the state library at 1:45, on the corner of Lonsdale St. and Swanston St. Then we are heading off to ACMI at Federation Square.

Second years, we are waiting on parts for the Colenta printing machine. This machine is unavailable until further notice.


Folio Excusrion

2011-05-24 — posted by at 09:52

Folio Excursion to the George Eastman House Exhibition “American Dreams

George Eastman was the founder of Kodak

Bendigo 26th and 27th May

The exhibition includes the work of 35 of America’s most celebrated photographers: Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Margaret Bourke-White, Harry Callahan, Robert Capa, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Imogen Cunningham, Edward S Curtin, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Lewis Hine, Gertrude Kasebier, Dorothea Lange, Robert Mapplethorpe, Mary Ellen Mark, Tina Modotti, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Joan Myers, Barbara Norfleet, John Pfahl, Man Ray, Cindy Sherman, Stephen Shore, Aaron Siskind, W Eugene Smith, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Weegee, Edward Weston and Gary Winogrand.

Exclusive to Bendigo Art Gallery, this is the first exhibition to be presented in Australia entirely drawn from the collection of George Eastman House.

So this will be your only chance to see this exhibition and these original Prints.

Also we have arranged a representative to talk to you about the Exhibition.

Travel advice

Thursday 26th May Group ONE & FOUR.

Friday 27th May Group TWO & THREE

Travel Advice is the same for both days.

Leave Southern Cross Station at 9.15 am Arrive Bendigo Station at 11.13am.
It takes approx. 12minutes walk to the Bendigo Gallery from the station. Bring umbrella if weather forecast predicts rain?

Return Train Leaves Bendigo Station at 14: 26 (2.26pm) arrives Southern Cross station at 16:26 (4.26pm )

Some staff will be at Southern Cross Station and will also be traveling by train. Each student will need to purchase their own tickets So make an allowance (enough time ) so you don’t miss the train. I am sure you can buy V/Line tickets at major rail stations eg. such as Caulfield.

If you go on line V/Line has a list of metropolitan stations (maybe close to you) You can purchase you Bendigo tickets. Otherwise they can be purchased at Southern Cross Station.


Student Concession cards may be issued to full-time students pursuing a normal course of study at a primary or secondary school up to Year 12 in Victoria.

Students attending a TAFE college and studying a full-time VCE or Year 11 or 12 are eligible to obtain a Secondary Student Concession Card.

Tertiary students are also entitled to concession fares, if they are eligible for a Victorian Public Transport Concession Card.

Note: a school-issued identification card does not entitle a student to purchase concession fares.


Last Week of the Penultimate Term

2009-09-14 — posted by at 05:54


Four count ’em folks; yes FOUR ex-pic students have been shortlisted for this years, William Bowness Photography award, who knows folks, maybe your name will be up there too one day.

Classes this week.

For Pathways and group 1+3 folio, we are all going to the Monash Gallery of Art this wednesday the 16th of september. We will be seeing the works of American Photographer Roger Ballen and will also have someone from the MGA speak to you about the photographic exhibition.

So please come and meet us at 10.15 out the front of the Monash Gallery of Art,
860 Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill Victoria 3150 Australia
Melway: 71 J10

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This week classes will proceed as usual, except, Friday, which is a 1/2 day. Staff* and students are going to Bimbos in 376 Brunswick Street Fizroy, from 2:00pm onwards for cheap pizza and drinks, so come along and chillax.

*Have fun everyone, I will be thinking of you all from a faraway place. Arigato!

Call for entries Avant Card

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quality distribution points. They are now calling for submissions from artists who wish to make their art available to a far reaching audience and in a cute, punchy format.

This project was set up to provide national exposure for emerging Australian artists and to showcase fantastic postcard images onto displays. Whenever Avant Card call for submissions, they are inundated with a variety of artistic styles from all over Australia.

Avant Card likes to promote diversity, and successful images are chosen on their ability to inspire, innovate, inform or intrigue the general public.

Send your design forth to become an Avant Card!

Want to contacting them directly, melb@avantcard.com.au,
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Term Holidays

Next week is term holidays and Marcus, & Irene have kindly offered to open all the facilities to allow students to work on their own, on the Tuesday. The school will be open from 10:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday ONLY!


2nd years Ballarat International Foto Biennale excursion.

2009-09-07 — posted by at 03:33

This Wedenesday 9th Sept there is an excursion to the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

We are meeting at Southern Cross station and catching the 8.10 am train to Ballarat which arrives @ 9.35am.

NB this service is a reserved ticket service which means you MUST purchase your ticket at least 30 minutes prior to departure time. This is the link to their website


The Week Ahead

2009-06-15 — posted by at 05:42

First Years

This week, it is your responsibility, to make an appointment with your folio teacher for a 1 to 1 consultation, it may also be a good time to catch up on other assignments, as well.

Second Years

This Wednesday; meet at the NGV at 10:30, then onto ACCA, afterwards.


This weeks classes

2009-03-16 — posted by at 03:19

Camera classes, with Stuart

Camera Class this week is a prac class, please bring or borrow film cameras for it.

Second year digital

Please bring your self portraits, we require a minimum 3 shots taken using a tripod. I hope you went all out, and made a statement, about yourself too!

Second Years

Gallery Excursion, Dickerson’s Gallery in Collingwood, 10:30 am.


PIC Day out 2009

2009-02-26 — posted by at 04:57

Was a great success, thanks to all who showed and I hope you had enough to eat?

I’ve uploaded a couple of the shots i took on the day, to a set on flickr called strangely enough ‘PIC Day out 2009‘, I’ve also tagged the photos, with the tag, picdayout09, tag yours too.

Da Team


The Week Ahead

2009-02-16 — posted by at 01:34

This week is ‘O’ week. This means several things. Shorter days, for this week only, and a BBQ on Tuesday.

The ‘O’ week timetable was handed out on enrollment day, if you need another email me and ‘ll send you one electronically.

All are welcome to the BBQ, free sausages and bread, and soft drinks. The BBQ will be from 12:30 onwards.

Next week will see us undertake an excursion, to the Botanical gardens, followed by, you guessed it another BBQ. Meet at the coffee shop near the lake.

11:00 Meet at the coffee shop by the lake, for last minute instructions and issuing of film if needed. A ‘brief will be handed out/set on the day and the work will form part of a folio. Shoot in the gardens until 1:30.

1:30 Meet at the BBQ’s near the corner of Alexander Ave and Anderson St. to get to know your fellow students, oh and the staff.

As an extra, for those with flickr accounts, you may like to consider uploading to flickr and tagging with either, picdayout09, or upcoming:event=1808516, also you might like to consider creating an album on face book, and sharing it with the pic group.

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