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Since 1956, the Essendon Camera Club has been acknowledged as one of Melbourne's foremost photographic clubs.

ECC members are represented in competitions at state, national and international level.

We welcome less experienced photographers, and newcomers, to provide you with the opportunity to grow and develop your photographic skills.

The Essendon Camera Club is an incorporated association operating under rules approved by Consumer Affairs Victoria.

November Meetings:

Monday 28th - Annual Night Outing - South Warf Promenade near the Polly Woodside ship on South Bank

There is no meeting at the club rooms on this night

We shall meet at 7.15pm on Orrs Walk near the river end and start Photographing from 7.30pm. Photography interests in the area include Polly Woodside Ship, Seafarers Bridge, Webb Bridge and Yarra River. Sunset for tonight will be approx 8.24pm. So between 7.30pm and 9.30pm we will get golden to blue hour

Car Parks: there are 2 - open 24 hours and 7 days per week. After 6.00pm both charge a flat rate of $10.00
DFO south Wharf car park - entrance off Normanby Road - Wilson Parking
Freeway Parking - Entrance off Munro or Normanby under Westgate Bridge.

Public Transport: Southern Cross Station is very close by. Catch trams 96 or 109 exiting off tram at Crown Casino and walk down the river. Flinders Street Station - can catch a tram down Flinders Street or walk down Southbank Promenade, then Yarra Promenade to South Wharf Promenade

December Meeting:

12th - End of Year Presentation Night. Night includes Awarding of EOY Competition Trophies, Quiz, Raffles and Supper. Final

club night for 2016.

NEW - 2017 Syllabus now available, click here


ECC/SSPS Interclub Results

Held on Tuesday 8 November at SSPS

Best ECC DPI - Synchronised Buckets by Adrian Whear - 15 points

2nd Place - White Swan - Jane Clancy

Best ECC Print and 2nd Place - Dusted with Gold - Jane Clancy - 14 points

HC PRint - Essentially Neave - Jane Clancy

HC Print - Street Kids Nightmare - Steve Sheddick

HC Dpi - Cairns Birdwing - Julie Powell

HC Dpi - Definition - Rose Meddings

Overall Results

ECC DPI: 195 - ECC Print 186 - total score 381

Congratulations to all the winners at ECC well done.


ECC/Geelong Interclub

Congratulations ECC! We are the proud winners of the 2016 inter club with Geelong!

Best EDI : Adrian W. ; 'oh what a feeling'
Best Print: Jan H. ; 'Pattern Man-made".

Thank you to all contributors.


NEW - 2017 Set Subjects now available, see the competition page for more details.

Monthly competitions for 2016 are now closed. Entry for the End of Year (EOY) Awards are open for submission until Sunday November 13. More information can be found in the 'Competition' section of the website and in the current ECC Newsbrief.


Hello Members,
Again we have a request for volunteer photographers for the Geelong Revival Motoring Festival. If you have have any queries or are interested please email to the address below.
Subject: Geelong Revival Motoring Festival Volunteer Photographers
Message: Hi,
My name is Jackson and I'm contacting you on behalf of Pace Advertising
for the Geelong Revival Motoring festival. We are currently planning this
year's festival for 2016, which will be held on 25th - 27th of November.
We have a few opportunities for photographers and videographers to help
support this year's event, this is a great chance for volunteers to gain
some experience in one of Geelong's largest and most recognized events. If
you have anyone who might be interested please let us know and we will send
through our application as well as more information.
Please let us know if you have any questions or queries.



WHITTLESEA PRO RODEO-Saturday 25 February 2017

Put your cowboy hats and boots on and lets go photographing some Rodeo ! If you are interested in this event please mark it down on your calendars. I will update this event as more information becomes available.

Whittlesea Pro Rodeo Show at Whittlesea Showgrounds, Showgrounds Road, Whittlesea.

Gates open at 3.00pm there will be food stalls, rides, carnival atmosphere, live country music, bars, etc

There will be rodeo in the arena from 3.00pm - Professional Rodeo begins at arena from 6.00pm

I have been told there is No need to book seats you can go to arena early and stand on the fence line.

From ECC club premises to Whittlesea distance is 57 klms about 1 hour drive.

Prices TBA (last year tickets were at $30.00 per adult and $15.00 per child u15)

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