Attention All Camera Users

2011-05-16 — posted by at 05:34

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2011 Camp

2011-03-16 — posted by at 22:24

Camp Krusty 2011

If there is enough demand, I will print, out maps beforehand.

The Photos from the 2009 Camp

Here’s some photos from the 2008 camp.

The Camp site is in a place called Tanybryn, about two and a half hours west of Melbourne. Here is a link to a map, that you can download and print out that gives written instructions on how to get there, as well as this map courtesy of google.

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When to get there

We have booked the camp from, 1:00pm Monday-10:00am Wednesday.

About the camp

The Tanybryn campsite currently contains 2 buildings, a “rec” room, with pool table, table tennis table, a fireplace, 2 stoves, gas electric and a refrigerator, some couches and chairs, the couches convert to beds, and last but not least a fireplace. Obviously there is electricity, however, there is NO mobile phone reception.

The second building is the “dorm”. This is really 4 rooms with 3 bunk beds in each. Which means the camp sleeps 24 in total, of course people sometimes sleep on floors and as I said some room is available on the floor and couches in the “rec” room. Each room in the dorm block has an on-suite bathroom and toilet.

About Tanybryn & The Otways

Tanybryn is situated in the Otways a sub tropical area of Victoria, this area has HIGH levels of RAINFALL compared to the rest of the state ALL year round. It WILL rain when we are there, at least once per day, probably more. The frequency and quantity of the rain will be the unknown. So bring wet weather gear, as well as solid shoes.

A feature of the area is the waterfalls. Therefore there will be ample opportunity to photograph in these locations. If you have a particular waterfall or feature of the area you wish to photograph, let us know we can all head out together and check it out.

What to bring

Bring the following items

  • Raincoat/Wet weather gear
  • Hat, Sun & Warm.
  • Sunblock cream
  • Sleeping Bag & Blankets
  • Pillow
  • Towel & toiletries
  • Warm clothes
  • Camera gear
    • Camera
    • Tripod
    • Film/Cards
  • A bag of firewood, 1 per car.
  • A Torch
  • NO BOTTLES or GLASS, Aluminium only, what YOU bring in YOU take out.

What we will do while there

We have several activities planned, one a workshop called painting with light. The other, a “hike” and undertake a landscape workshop shoot. Monday night we will be having a trivia night, competition.

Driving Down?

One last note, please be careful driving down, break for a few minutes every hour or so while driving, use the opportunity to make some images while stopping. There is no need to hurry, someone will be there from 1:00pm on Monday.

What’s Going on at PIC?

For those of you staying behind this week, the facility is open for you to use to work on your own projects. Several of the staff are staying behind, to help.


First Year Folio Classes This Week.

2011-03-09 — posted by at 04:20

This week we all will meet at the Ian Potter Centre, in the exhibition ‘Stormy Weather’ Contemporary Landscape Photography.

This exhibition is situated, on Level two. There will be a curator’s talk given, so be prompt.

The times and dates are:

  • Thursday May 10th, 2pm Irene/Kevin
  • Thursday May 10th, 3pm Gayle/Stuart
  • Friday May 11th, 3pm Ali/Kevin
  • Friday May 18th, 2pm Irene/Marcus

Your Kitchen; RULES!!!

2011-03-03 — posted by at 03:27

The current state of the student kitchen is a mess; please, clean up after yourself!!

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Photographic Employment Oppurtunities

2010-12-08 — posted by at 05:00

Job 1:- ABC Photosigns

ABC Photosigns are leaders in the field of design, print and advertising, dealing with high profile clients in the real estate and commercial sectors Australia wide. Our specialist areas include signboards, shop fronts, car wraps, brochures and flyers, as well as professional photography.

We have a great opportunity for a reliable and responsible person to join the team as a Photographer and Sales Representative working in and around the central to south eastern suburbs of Melbourne

A confident sales person with experiance/qualifications in photography will be well regarded to take on the challenges of this full time role.

This person will need to be a self-starter, who is able to keep themselves on target and well organised. Must be available for nighshoots Monday – Thursday nights.

Daily activities would include but not be limited to:

  • Photography (mainly real estate but some portraiture and product shoots)
  • Drawing up floorplans (training included)
  • Cold Calling
  • Client retention
  • Following up leads from HO
  • Generating new sales
  • Maintaing your own appointments

A company car, petrol card, all photography equiptment and company phone/blackberry will be included in this package.

Fax – 03 9313 0977
Email – amys@photosigns.com.au

Job 2:- Event Photography

Are you looking for an exciting job in Event Photography?

Do you want:

  • Flexible working hours?
  • Variety of photographic assignments?
  • Use the most modern Digital Lighting and Cameras available?
  • Attend related courses _ at the bosses expense?
  • Work with the best Digital Retouchers and Artists?
  • Learn more from a Skilled group of Photographers?

You will need:

  • Some Experience in School Photography
  • Above average communication skills
  • A reliable car – medium to large
  • A Current Victorian Drivers licence
  • To Be punctual

We are looking for both full time and Contract Photographers, working from our Richmond Office. Like to know more? Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence. To submit your application, in strict confidence, email your CV to manager@natschool.com.au

Job:- 3 Sales – In-Store Sales Executive

  • Flexible hours on offer.
  • Brand-new, beautiful showroom in Elsternwick.
  • Indulge your creative side.

Do you have creative flair? Are you a sales professional wanting to expand your horizons? Do you thrive on variety?

This dynamic company is an INDUSTRY LEADER in Glamour Photography – with their own in-house studio and sales floor. They are seeking a team player with strong experience in high unit sales, as well top class presentation, communication and interpersonal skills. You will need to be a self starter and have the initiative, drive and enthusiasm to achieve your sales targets.

Although previous experience in Photography Sales or a vested interest in the industry would be HIGHLY desirable, what we are seeking is an enthusiastic, professional, and creative SALES STAR with the drive to hit budgets, and a happy, bright personality.

A salary package will be negotiated with excellent bonus and commission scheme to attract an experienced sales professional. Permanent part-time hours on offer (around 25hrs per week) – but a full-time position is certainly on offer for the right person. Please note that as the role is in a retail environment, this position entails significant weekend and some evening shifts.

If this sounds like your ideal position, please press the APPLY button or forward your application to:
quoting RN 2007116.

For further enquiries, please phone Elisha 03 8554 2011


Presentation Night

2010-11-30 — posted by at 21:08

Tonight is presentation night. Certificates and results will be handed out, food will be provided, fun will be had, there may even be a beer or two?

Please empty your locker if you have not done so, also please collect your exhibition work if you don’t want it to be thrown out.

Bring a sense of humour with you as well tonight, it’s party time.


More Students Win Prizes

2010-08-04 — posted by at 10:38

Marissa Horton Currently, studying in the enrichment program has won an award at the CCP autumn Salon. Best Work on an Environmental Theme at the 2010 Kodak Salon at CCP. Congratulations Marissa

Check them out on the CCP website, Danielle Hobbs also a prizewinner this year is a former PIC student.

Anna is the Northern Territory recipient of the Qantas Foundation Encouragement of Australia Contemporary Art Award. This award was established to support emerging artist by providing an opportunity to travel. The award consists of $10,000 airfares and $4000 spending money.

Anna was a student in the late 1980’s at what was then Brighton Technical School.