Browsing Archive: July, 2010

Summerveld Outing 17 July -more Info

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, July 18, 2010, In : Information 
Hi everyone

Summerveld Outing

1. For those of you who have not taken photos of horses before, care has to be taken when being around the horses.

Horses don't like to be spooked or alarmed, and can react quite badly if they are upset. They don't like crouching forms or creatures, and either want to throw their riders off, or stamp on the offending 'creature'. As such, they won't like us crouching or bending down, which is what we do when we take low angled shots. Try to remain upright, as they re...
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2nd Meeting 20 July, and Summerveld

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, July 18, 2010, In : Meetings 
Two things:
1) A reminder about our outing to Summerveld on 17 July 2010. We will meet at the car park any time from 5h30am-6h00am and will have breakfast at the nearby club when we've had enough photography. Directions to get there are as follows:
Drive out of Hillcrest along Kassier Road, cross the N3, and pass the t/o to Shongweni Dam. Take the Summerveld t/o and go up the road a bit. You’ll go through a set of gates and, soon after that, you’ll see a not-very-obvious turn off to...

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July Meeting

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, July 13, 2010,
Hi all

July Meeting - Tuesday 6 July 2010, 7pm

1. Speaker

Dennis Guichard - Fine Art Architectural Photographer

I have managed to secure a fantastic speaker for July's meeting. He is Dennis Guichard - one of the featured photographers in the FIFA Fine Art Exhibition 2010. Dennis is an architectural photographer, and has been involved with works in SA, the UK and Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Dennis will discuss his work for the FIFA Fine Art Exhibition, which is a series of 30 shots of the stadiums throughout...

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Vega Photography School

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, July 13, 2010,
Hi all
I recieved an interesting email from Delaine Pillay at Vega Photography School.

They are setting up a Vega Photography Club. They invite all interested photographers to email them to put on their mailing list.

What they say the club will do:
"Our expert lecturer, Lanel Janse Van Vuuren, will spend 30 minutes on a specific topic each month. Thereafter we will have an opportunity to interact, chat and mix, whilst we share our passions around photography. "

When: Every 3rd Thursday of each mon...

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Develop a New Angle on Concrete - NPC Photographic Competition

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, July 12, 2010, In : Competitions 
NPC are running a fantastic photographic competition.

"Develop a New Angle on Concrete.

Using your photographic skills, to capture futuristic images of buildings or structures that feature concrete predominantly in their design, and you could be a winner is a flash!

Amazing cash prizes : 1st - R20 000, 2nd - R10 000, 3rd - R5000.

Get more info and enter online, on "

Check it out, it looks like a fun competition. Lets see who can produce the best concrete photo, and do HCC prou...

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