Our Objective

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


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.

We meet at South Newcastle Leagues Club on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6pm.

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Annual General Meeting Notice

Hello everyone, just reminding all members that our Annual General Meeting will be held at Souths Leagues Club, Merewether at 6pm, Tuesday 9th July 2019.

At the meeting we will:-

Receive the Presidents Report

Receive the Treasurers Report

Elect a new executive committee including the positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Event Coordinator, Web Coordinator, Public Officer.

Discuss any motions on notice. Please let me know if you have any specific items that you would like discussed.


Ian Medcalf : Secretary

by Ian Medcalf, June 30, 2019

Breaking News: East V’s West Shootout

Hi everyone,

Just letting you know that the results of the recent East v’s West Shootout have come in and WAUPS have been judged the winners.

Congratulations to WAUPS and the members both for the great entries and their hard work in hosting the competition.

At our next club meeting, i plan to show the entries, announce the top 5 photos in each of the 3 categories and provide judging comments.


Ian Medcalf

by Ian Medcalf, May 20, 2019

Picnic Lunch Sunday 7th April

Hi Everyone,

I know a lot of you will be diving the high tide this sunday and thought it would be a great opportunity to get together for an informal BYO picnic/ lunch at the Fly Point reserve after high tide. I hope to see you there.

by Ian Medcalf, April 2, 2019

East v’s West Photo Shootout

Just a reminder that next weekend, starting at 5pm Friday 5th April through to sunday 7th April at midnight, we will be having the inaugural Snappers v’s WAUPS shootout. Please see all of the competition rules including the link to upload entries via the attached link below:-

It would be great to see as many members as possible enter photos in this competition and make it an ongoing success.


by Ian Medcalf, March 31, 2019

F/Stop December 2018

December issue of the FCC F/Stop magazine attached



by Ian Medcalf, December 10, 2018

Snappers Monthly Meeting – September


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.


Ian Medcalf

by Ian Medcalf, September 13, 2018