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Snappers’ Objective

To promote underwater photography, provide opportunities for divers to nurture photography skills, and increase marine environmental appreciation to all through this medium.’ 

Origins

In January 2010, a small group of divers with an avid passion for underwater photography began meeting regularly to share their images, in-camera and photo editing skills. 
Interest grew and Snappers’ Underwater Photography Inc was formed in March 2012. 

We continue to grow – mentoring, learning and sharing, while having fun. 
Who knows what each photographer can achieve with their acquired skills, and the group’s support.

This MyPhotoClub site is being implemented – the main Snappers website is here

Visitors and new members welcome.

 

Snappers Monthly Meeting – September

Presentation

Thanks once again to Erika Berzins who delivered an absorbing presentation on her experiences diving in Antarctica. Something not for the ill prepared. Also makes me reflect on my whinging when the local water gets down to 16 degrees.

Monthly Competition Results

1st Place “Chevron Barracuda Schooling” – Ian Medcalf

2nd Place “Juvenile Sweetlip” – Emma Turner

3rd Place “Blue Groper” – Ian Marinner

HC “Nudi August” – Kim Ainsworth

HC “Rainbow Crab” – Emma Turner

HC “Sweet” – Chris Latham

In following months, the competition results will be visible via our “MyPhotoClub” web system. Please shout out if you are having any issues in entering your photos on line this month.

Regards

Ian Medcalf

JUDGING COURSE 23rd SEPTEMBER 2018

Snappers is running a photography judging course on

SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2018 with

                   BILL CHAMBERS

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME AND VENUE HAS CHANGED:

Date: Sunday 23rd September

Where: Belmont 16′ Club (Macquarie Room)

Time: 9am – 4.30pm

Cost: $30 (Snappers members) $40 (non-members)

If you haven’t already signed up to the course, please send your payment to our Snappers bank account (the same one you pay your membership fees to).

Kate

 

 

Antartica Diving – Guest Speaker September Meeting

Snappers September 11th Meeting

Special guest speaker –   Erika Berzins  – DIVING ANTARTICA

Erika is an experienced scuba diver whose dream was to one day dive in Antartica. So she organised the trip of a lifetime for her special birthday.

Please come along for this special presentation by Erika who will explain the training and planning she did to make this incredible trip a reality.

She will take us on a photo/video and narrative journey to the cold and spectacular regions where few have dived before.

Nelson Bay Sea Slug Census – Saturday 15th September

Our first post on the new site!

Many Snappers members participate in the quarterly Nelson Bay Sea Slug Census a collaboration between Combined Hunter Underwater Group & Southern Cross University.

View the attached brochure for more information.  Note that the brochure is an image so the links within do not work – normally the PDF file would be uploaded and linked in the same fashion