North Queensland Camera Group; we are a group of passionate photographers, meeting in Townsville to share and enjoy all aspects of photography. We are a contemporary and progressive camera group. Our members invest time in programs that empower them to reach their photographic goals.

You are welcome to come along to a meeting, your first meeting is Free. Our meeting details are on the website landing page, so check it out. We would love to meet you and share in your photographic dreams. When you decide to join our group, please visit our website for full membership details.

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The North Qld. Camera Group

The Camera is just the Beginning.

The North Queensland Camera Group’s members, welcomes all photographers regardless of their level of expertise, be it professional or just starting out.

We Offer our Members

Learning & Development Programs: these sessions/workshops are held monthly, covering a range of subjects. To assist in growing your skills & keeping you motivated.

Photographic Excursions: giving you the opportunity to build upon your portfolios and your knowledge. While sharing the fellowship of like minded photographer’s in an all inclusive atmosphere.

Focus Groups; Members who wish to grow their expertise, may elect to lead specialist focus groups. The Focus Groups; Messages In Monochrome is now accepting members. This groups is working to building their existing Monochrome skills. They have monthly reviews, Quarterly Challenges and also Networking with Monochrome Photographers outside the group. This group is for anyone with who is passionate about Black & White / Monochrome imagery.

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NQCG Meeting Dates 2021: All visitors are welcome, Your first meeting is FREE Please come along and share in the Joy of photography.

Important Update; Our Meeting Room and the Dates for the monthly Meeting has changed, for the first 6 months of 2021. As the Townsville Council reduced the number of people allowed to attend the Aitkenvale Library Meeting room to 14 people.

Meeting Place: The Queensland Country Women’s Association – Meeting Room, on the corner of Walker and Denham Street.

Address: 134 Denham St, Townsville QLD 4810

There is plenty of Free Parking in Walker St. and or across the road in the car park

Time:    6.50 for a 7.10 pm start Please be on time, as we will be there to greet you and to complete all COVID19  check-in requirements.

Register with the club secretary at secretary@nqcg.org.au. To find out more, please visiting our North Queensland Camera Group’s Website. Click here for the – NQCG Home Page

Competitions – The Group offers monthly competitions (February to November) for digital images in Set Subjects, Monochrome, Open and Creative photography. Competitions are run in Divisions, allowing participants to compete in similar skill levels.

Our competitions are judged by qualified photographic Society of Queensland judges, who give valuable advice to assist members in improving their skills.

The group also participates in Inter-Club competitions on a regular basis.​

Learning & Development – We have an experienced L&D team, who present educational material for beginner, intermediate & advanced level photographers. 

This material may consist of a mixture of video presentations, practical demonstrations and open discussions where encouragement and support is provided.  

Presentations may also be given by guest speakers and professionals within the industry.  

Social Activities & Field Events – We enjoy organised outings in and around Townsville and further abroad. 

These outings provide members the opportunity to expand their portfolios in an environment that is supportive and inclusive. These excursions also allow members to building lasting relationships with photographers who have similar interests.

Please go to this site’s Calendar or the NQCG Website pages for the latest event updates.

NQCG Focus Groups 2021 –

What is a Focus Group Focus Groups are usually small groups of photographers, who share an interest in a particular type or genre of photography. They are run for the members by the members, where everyone brings their ideas and thoughts to the table. What a great way to improve your photographic skills and maintain your motivation Some Examples; From Dusk to Dawn, the Art of Phone Photography,

Please visit the Focus Group tab for the details on the member’s focus groups for 2020/21.


2021 Qld Interclub Image Awards

by Maureen Carthy, June 1, 2019

Photographic Display 2020

A selected of wonderful images from our competition Gallery for 2020. Seeing so few landscape images will remind us of the COVID restrictions that dominated our lives this year.

by Maureen Carthy, December 12, 2020