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APSCON BALLARAT 2019

A selection of images from our very successful APSCON in historic Ballarat VIC. For the full gallery visit this link on our APSCON page.

   
  1. Sunset Shoot & Nibbles
  2. Sunset, BBQ & Night Sky Photography
  3. Menindee Lakes Tour
  4. Silverton & Mundi Mundi Plains Tour
  5. Broken Hill Pub Tour
  6. Sunrise Shoot & Breakfast @ Junction Mine
  7. City Heritage Tour
  8. Pencil Drawing Demonstration
  9. Canvas Art Experience & Finger Food
  10. White Cliffs
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Friday Tours

Photo Tour 1:  Sunset Shoot & Nibbles
Friday 4th September: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Details: Sunset and nibbles at The Line of Lode Miner’s Memorial. This will be casual opportunity to photograph the sunset over Broken Hill while socialising over light refreshments. This will be self drive activity.         

The Line of Lode Miner’s Memorial is an icon for Broken Hill and the mining industry. It is also a symbolic and spiritual representation of the human tragedy of more than 800 deaths since mining commenced in Broken Hill in 1883. The Line of Lode is the ore body that bisects the town.

Price: $15.00   Limit: 40   Transport: Self Drive to Broken Earth Café, Federation Way, Broken Hill

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Saturday Tours

Photo Tour 2:  Sunset, BBQ Dinner & Night Sky Photography
Saturday 5th September: 4.00pm - 10.00pm

Details: This tour will begin with a short bus trip to the Living Desert Reserve where we’ll first photograph the sculptures and then capture sunset at about 5.45pm. This will be followed by a BBQ dinner and then a short walk (or bus ride) to a more open area of the Living Desert so that Dylan Toh can precede with a hands-on night sky workshop. Please bring warm clothing as it gets cold after sunset.

Bring your camera, tripod and wide angle lens.

Price: $75.00   Limit: 50   Transport: Bus to and from Civic Centre

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Monday Tours

 
Photo Tour 3:  Menindee Lakes Tour with Lunch

Monday 7th September:  11:30am - 6:00pm

Details: Bus tour to Menindee Lakes via the Kinchega Woolshed where there will be ample time to explore and take in the detail of this historic structure. The tour will then move on Menindee Lake where there will more photographic opportunities including the local bird life. There will be a opportunity to take a cruise on the lake at an additional cost. Lunch will be included in this tour and local expert Clark Barrett will guide this tour.

Price: $90.00   Limit: 15 min - 25 max*  Transport: Bus to and from Civic Centre

* This tour will be cancelled if the minimum is not reached. Full refunds will be given.

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Photo Tour 4:  Silverton & Mundi Mundi Plains Tour with Afternoon Tea
Monday 7th September: 1:00pm - 7:00pm


Details:  This tour will take us to Silverton township where there will be ample time to explore before meeting for afternoon tea at the Silverton Photography Gallery and Garden. There will then be a guided walk in a creek bed (full of beautiful gum trees) and return to the Gallery via Silverton Pioneer Cemetery. We will then head to the Mundi Mundi Plains Lookout for sunset. Helen Murray from the Silverton Photography Gallery will guide this tour.

 Price: $65.00   Limit: 40   Transport: Bus to and from Civic Centre

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Photo Tour 5: Broken Hill Pub Tour with 4 Drinks (beer/wine/soft drink)
Monday 7th September: 4:30pm - 7.00pm

Details: This will be a bus tour visiting a total of 10 beautiful heritage listed pubs and spending time in five of them with a free wine or beer in four of them. Photography will encouraged at all stops including both exterior and interior aspects.

Price: $55.00   Limit: 15   Transport: Return Bus from Broken Hill Tourist Park, 142 Rakow St, Broken Hill

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Tuesday Tours

Photo Tour 6:  Sunrise Shoot & Breakfast @ Junction Mine
Tuesday 8th September: 5:30am - 8:30am


Details: This will be an opportunity to photograph sunrise over Broken Hill and then explore the area round the headframe (dating from 1860) where there is lots of equipment  and “bits and pieces” to explore. A picnic breakfast will be served here and there will be a bus to and from the mine.

Price: $30.00   Limit: 25   Transport: Bus to and from Civic Centre

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Photo Tour 7:  City Heritage Tour
Tuesday 8th September:  9:00am - 12.00pm

Details: Fun bus tour of Broken Hill visiting sites of historical and social importance. Bus will pick up from Broken Hill Tourist Park and visit heritage sites for photography and stories of Broken Hill’s heritage. Learn about the strong Trade Union Movement and those who fought for fairness in the workplace, particularly down the mines, and how this influenced the formation of Broken Hill.

Price: $45.00   Limit: 15 maximum  Transport: Return Bus from Broken Hill Tourist Park, 142 Rakow St, Broken Hill

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Photo Tour 8:  Pencil Drawing Demonstration

Tuesday 8th September:  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Details:  Join Wayne Williams a local pencil artist in his studio to discover how he produces the most beautiful and intricate pencil drawings of horses.

Price: $10.00   Limit: 15   Transport: Self Drive to Wayne Williams Gallery 81 Harris Street, Broken Hill

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Photo Tour 9:  Canvas Art Experience with Finger Food
Tuesday 8th September:  5:30pm - 7.30pm

Details: An opportunity to learn some painting techniques with local artists while enjoying great company and nibbles. You will be given a canvas and the use of paints and paint brushes to take home your very own creation.

Price: $45.00  Limit: 15    Transport: Self Drive to Broken Hill Tourist Park, 142 Rakow St, Broken Hill

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Wednesday Tours

Photo Tour 10:  White Cliffs
Wednesday 9th September:  ALL DAY

Details:  Booking for this tour will be available direct with the tour operator in April.

Price:  $155.00


 

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