Membership Application

MEMBERSHIP OF CALOUNDRA CAMERA GROUP

  • Normally, membership of Caloundra Camera Group (CCG) is open to residents of the Sunshine Coast Region in southeast Queensland.
  • We welcome attendance of visitors to our twice-monthly meetings, but only members can enter competitions and participate in the full range of our activities.
  • Membership requires payment of a one-off Joining Fee and thereafter an Annual Fee (see Membership Fees below).
  • Participation in competitions requires assignment to a Grade. After becoming a member, you achieve assignment to A-Grade or B-Grade membership by submission of a portfolio of digital images to our Grading Committee for assessment.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • Members have access to the members-only pages of our MyPhotoClub website, including learning materials and Internet links
  • Members can participate in:
    • Our monthly Digital and Print competitions
    • Annual awards
    • Queensland state-wide club or individual entry competitions and awards
    • National and International competitions
  • Members may participate in a range of organised activities, including:
    • Day photography outings and challenges
    • Longer photography excursions to regional Queensland and northern NSW
    • Special events and conventions organised by CCG or other Queensland and interstate clubs
    • CCG photography projects and exhibitions
  • As Caloundra Camera Group is an affiliated member of the Photographic Society of Queensland (PSQ), our members enjoy the benefits of Public Liability Insurance, provided by a PSQ policy, whilst acting within the scope of their duties as a voluntary worker. To view the PSQ Policy documents, go to: http://www.psq.org.au/forms–documents.html

MEMBERSHIP FEES

  • One-off Joining Fee: $50. We waive this fee for any previous or lapsed members who are re-joining
  • Annual Fee: $60, January to December. If a member joins after September 30, they remain financial to the end of the following calendar year (e.g. joins in October 2019, financial until end of December 2020)
  • Note: We don’t offer any discounts for spouses, pensioners, or juniors, etc.

How to Pay Fees

  • Cash: Pay the Treasurer at a regular CCG meeting
  • Direct Debit Bank Transfer:
    • BSB: 656-400 (Auswide Bank)
    • Account No.: 102 588 775
    • Reference: Your Name

STEPS TO JOIN

  1. Pay fees. When fees are received, the Treasurer will add you to the Membership List.
  2. When ready, submit grading images for assessment and assignment to grade:
    • Login to CCG MyPhotoClub website at: https://caloundra.myphotoclub.com.au/
    • Go to: Enter Competitions > Competitions > Click “UPLOAD GRADING IMAGES” button
    • On the Upload Entries for Grading page, follow the instructions to upload and SUBMIT your images. After submitting your images, notify the Grading Officer by email.
  3. The Grading Officer will email the results of the grading procedure and you will be able to begin submitting entries to competitions.