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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Durban Beachfront - Sat 27 Oct 2018

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, November 16, 2018, In : Outings 

Hi everyone, 

The weather is looking promising, and we should have a bright and sunny Saturday morning for our outing! 

Explore the photographic potential of the North Beach promenade. There is a lot to shoot, from people exercising and enjoying the beach, to the scenes and happenings on the promenade. We will walk to the paddling pools, where the the funfair is bright and fun to shoot. The skate park is also exciting to sho...

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing to Benvie Gardens - Sun 30 Sept 2018

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, November 16, 2018, In : Outings 

Hi everyone, 

If you enjoy azaleas, clivias and tall trees, and picnics on the grass, this outing is for you!

Benvie Gardens is only open for a few weeks a year, and is a photographer's dream. There are many idyllic scenes to shoot, of flowers, trees and ponds. There is abundant bird life as well. Insect life should be good too. The gardens are most photogenic. 

Details
When: Sunday 30 September 2018.
Where: Benvie Gardens
Cost...

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - 23 June 2018

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

YOU ARE INVITED! 

1. Outing - Moses Mabhida Stadium Tour


Date: Saturday 23rd June 2018
Time: 9am - Tour starts
          8.30am - Meet at the Visitors Centre to buy tickets.
Duration: Tour - 45 minutes, Extra time - 30 minutes. 

The numbers are limited, so you need to RSVP to confirm that you are attending and to book your spot. 

Click here to RSVP.
 


 


 

 


2. Notification of the Annual General Meeting - Remin...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Fire Dancer on the Beach - 21 April 2018

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Please join us for our outing to the beach, to photograph Dylan the fire dancer!

 

1. Outing - Fire Dancer 

Details: 

When: Sat 21st April 2018
Time: 430pm - 730pm
Where: Moyo Pier Beach, right of the pier, facing the sea. Meet on the beach. 
Cost: R30

** Tripods essential, plus remote shutter release cables.
** If you don't have a tripod, please borrow one. You will not be able to shoot hand hel...

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Sunset and Moonrise over Monteseel - Fri 2nd Mar 2018 at 6pm

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Please join us for a "Once In A Blue Moon" opportunity to shoot a full moonrise and sunset at Monteseel. 

 

You will get to shoot the sunset and the full moonrise, within 30 minutes of each other.

Monteseel offers scenic views over the Valley of 1000 Hills, the perfect spot to shoot the sunset and moonrise! The moon is a "blue moon" because there will be two full moons in one month. This is the...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Sunrise at Moyo Pier - Sat 24th Feb 2018 at 5am

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Please join us for the sunrise outing to Moyo Pier. 

When: Sat 24th Feb 2018
Where: Moyo Pier, Durban
Time: 5am - 7am

Meet at 5.00am at the pier. 
Tripods essential. 
Breakfast at Ushaka or Wilsons Wharf afterwards, venue to be decided on Saturday

* Please note - due to bad weather expected for Saturday evening, we have had to postpone the fire dancer shoot, and are reverting to the original planned outing fo...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Springside Nature Reserve - Sun 29 Oct 2017 at 10am

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

The weather is looking promising for Sunday's outing to Springside Nature Reserve. 


1.  Outing – “Bug Exploration” – SUNDAY - 29 Oct 2017

The outing this month is SUNDAY 29th October 2017

Apologies for all the date changes.The final date agreed upon at the last meeting is SUNDAY 29th October. As an added benefit to waiting a month, according to Marlies, there will be a better chance of seeing insects if we wait...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing Postponed to 21 Oct 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, October 15, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

 1. Outing – “Bug Exploration” – POSTPONED 

The outing this month has been POSTPONED to 21 October. 

Due to the long weekend, and many club members being away, and also due to the bad weather expected on Saturday, it was decided at the Tuesday meeting to postpone the outing to Springside Nature Reserve.  

We will hold the outing next month, 21 October. 

According to Marlies, there will be a better chance of seeing ins...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Coedmore Castle - Sat 26th Aug 2017 at 9am

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, August 21, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1. Outing - Coedmore Castle, Stainbank Nature Reserve

We will be taking a trip into the history of Durban's very own "Castle", and finding out about the Stainbank family. Coedmore Castle itself is filled with mementos, and interesting objects to photograph. After the tour and tea, we will get to explore and photograph the Castle, both inside and out. 

 
Details:
Date: Saturday 26th August 2017
Time: 9am - 12.30pm...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Information for "Wild Weekends" - Umfolozi and Nambiti 2018

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, August 21, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone
 
Following from the very successful weekend away to Cape Vidal, there has been interest in organising more wildlife weekend's away. We are calling them the "Wild Weekends", mainly because of the wildlife photography, but also because of the fun and camaraderie to be had!
 
If you are interested in attending, and are happy with all the information given below, 
please RSVP. From here we will work out who is att...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outings - Rocky Bay & Scottburgh Classic Car Show - 16th July 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, August 21, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

This weekend is a chance to take part in two outing events! You can attend both outings, or just come to one. We look forward to seeing everyone this weekend! 
 
1. Rocky Bay - Sunrise - 5.30am

This is a beautiful area, with many vantage points in close proximity. There are also fisherman to photograph on the pier, and people launching their boats out on to sea. The railway bridge is nearby, and prov...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Hari Krishna Temple - Sat 24 June 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, August 21, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

We have an exciting outing this month!

1. Access Discs for sale

We can each buy access discs @R50 which will allow us to gain entry and exit from the Sports Club. Please state on the form below whether you would like to buy one, so that we can place an order. The discs should be available at the next meeting, when payment will be due. 

Complete the form 
here. 
  

2. Outing - Hari Krishna Temple - Sat 24th Ju...


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HCC - Outing - Inchanga Train Station - Sat 25 March 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Our monthly club outing is to Inchanga Train Station. The outing is this Saturday, 28th March. It promises to be a exploration into the bygone era of train travel, with lots to see and photograph. 

Please be reminded to submit your photos for the Photo Sharing meeting on Tuesday 28th March. 

1. Outing - Inchanga Train Station - THIS SATURDAY

Details
Date: Sat 25th March 2016
Time: 2.30 - 5p...


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HCC - Cape Vidal - Weekend Away

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Our photographic weekend away for the year is to Cape Vidal, in June. We will be able to explore the area, and shoot wildlife. There is also the beach nearby. The weekend promises to be filled with wildlife, and other photographic opportunities. 

 
  

Details: 
When : Friday 9th to Sunday 11th June 2017 (two night stay)
Where: Cape Vidal 
3.5 hour travel 

Accommodation

The accommodation is similar to Umlalazi, with log cabin...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Umhlanga Rocks - Sat 25 Feb 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, March 5, 2017, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1.  Outing - Umhlanga Rocks Pier


Please join us for an outing to Umhlanga Rocks to shoot the pier, the lighthouse and other surrounds. 
Meet at 5.30pm, ahead of the sunset. We will shoot into the night. 

Bring tripods, and what ever other gear will suit this kind of shoot. 
Be prepared for wind. 
There may be supper afterwards, venue to be decided later.


Details
Date: Sat 25 Feb 2016
Time: 5.30pm to 8pm
Meeting spot ...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Weekend Away Umlalazi - 15&16 Oct 2016

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, October 27, 2016, In : Outings 

Hi all, 
We are expecting a great weekend of exploring, both in the mangroves and on the beach, as well as in Eshowe. We hope that you can join us, either by staying the weekend, staying overnight or by making a day trip on the Sunday!
We have put together a provisional schedule, which we will try to follow, weather and logistics dependent. Please join in if you wish to take part in the group a...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing -Embassy Building - 27 August 2016

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, August 19, 2016, In : Outings 

Hi everyone
 
 1. Outing – Rooftop shoot on Embassy Building

      

 
At the meeting on Tuesday, we announced that we have been offered the chance to access the roof of the Embassy Building, to do a sunset and evening shoot. We will get the chance to photograph the city from very high above, both as the sun sets and also later on when the street lights provide a dazzling display. 
 
It is a great opportunity to see and ph...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - City Walk and Shoot - Sat 13 Aug 2016

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, August 19, 2016, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

 1. Outing – Durban City Walk and Shoot 

Street Photography – the aim is to move about the city, absorbing the architecture, the streets and the life in the streets, and to photograph what appeals to you. 


This Saturday afternoon we will be shooting in Durban city.  This is an opportunity to walk around the city centre and take photos.  There are ample photographic opportunities. 
An added bonus wil...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing to Monteseel - Sun 31st July 2016

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, August 19, 2016, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1. Outing 

The weather looks promising, and much improved from last weekend! The outing is on. See you all there. 

Details -
Date: Sunday 31st July 2016
Time: 5.30am
Where: Monteseel, Fig Tree

 
 



Directions: 
From Old Main Road, take the right turn into Carl Street. This is ahead of the main Monteseel turn off. 
Continue up Carl Street, cross Michigan Street, into Annette Avenue.
Turn right at Rosemarie Avenue. 
Proceed to the ...

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Weekend Away - Umlalazi Mangroves - 15 & 16 Oct 2016

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, June 24, 2016, In : Outings 

Join us for a "Photography and Nature Indulgent" weekend in October 2016! 

You are invited to a weekend away with the Hillcrest Camera Club to photograph the Umlalazi Mangroves, and the surrounding area.

  • We will be spending the weekend shooting the mangroves, the beach and the surrounds.
  • Nearby Eshowe, with its historical fort and Dlinza Forest also also attractions. 
  • Get to share the photographic experience with other p...

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - African Bird of Prey Sanctuary - Sunday 24th April 2016 at 9am

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, April 21, 2016, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1. Outing - African Bird of Prey Sanctuary 

We will be shooting at the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, near Pietermaritzburg, this Sunday.

Its a great opportunity to see birds of prey like eagles, falcons, vultures and owls, in action. Although most of the birds are in cages, there is a 'bird in flight' show, where they feed some of the birds, which affords us the chance to photograph the ...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Pinetown Fire Station - Sat 19th March 2016 at 5.45pm

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Saturday, April 2, 2016, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Our outing to the Pinetown Fire Station is on Saturday evening! 

Although they won't be having a jet fuel fire, there are still bound to be some exciting photo opportunities! Please all attend!

Be prepared for shooting in the dark. Bring a torch to see your camera settings. 
Be safety conscious. Wear takkies and jeans. 

The after-outing gathering is to be decided on the night. 

See you all there! 


 

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Umhlanga Pier and Lighthouse - 27th Nov 2015 at 6pm

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

This is our last outing for the year, so lets make the most of it! The weather this weekend is rainy and windy, so we are postponing the outing to next week. Hold thumbs that we have better weather next week! 
 

1. Outing - Umhlanga Rocks Pier - NEXT SATURDAY, 27th Nov

    

Join us for a night shoot of the two iconic attractions of Umhlanga Rocks beach - the lighthouse and the pier.  We will meet just ...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Benvie Gardens - Sun 27th Sept 2015

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, October 8, 2015, In : Outings 

Hi everyone
 

1. Outing - Benvie Open Gardens - Sunday 27th September 2015

Details
When: Sunday 27th September 2015
Where: Benvie Gardens, Karkloof
Times: 9am - 4pm
Fee: Entrance is R50
Bring a picnic. We will meet at lunch time, and picnic together. There are no refreshments sold, but we are welcome to picnic. 

"HERITAGE GARDEN! THE BENVIE GARDEN, KARKLOOF
Telephone 033 – 502 9090
OPEN DAILY 12 SEPTEMBER – 11 OCTOBER ...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Point Precinct - 1st Aug 2015

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, October 8, 2015, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Outing postponed to next weekend!


There is HEAVY RAIN predicted for Saturday, and high wind for Sunday. We are POSTPONING the outing to the following weekend, in the hopes that we will have better weather. 
       

1. Outing - Point Precinct - Sat 1 Aug  2015

We will walk around the Point , and view the new developments and buildings going up. We hope to  have conservationist architect, Trish Emmett, join us, and give us some...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Tala Game Reserve - Sunday 24th May 2015

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, In : Outings 


 

Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Tala Game Reserve - Sun 24 May 2015

Hi everyone
 

1. Outing - Tala Game Reserve

When: 24th May 2015
Time: Gates open at 7am, arrive an shoot when you wish to
Meetup: Breakfast meetup 10am at the picnic site
Entrance fees: R70 per person, R60 per car

This is your opportunity to shoot wildlife, and to see animals in their own environment. Experiment with long lenses, but try wide angle lenses as well. Look o...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Golden Gate - May 2015 - Call For Bookings

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, March 2, 2015, In : Outings 


 

Hillcrest Camera Club - Golden Gate and Clarens May 2015 - Call for Bookings

Hi all

Weekend Away to Clarens and Golden Gate - May 2015

This year we are making our way back to Golden Gate and Clarens. This weekend away has proven to be very popular with HCC members, and is rich with photographic opportunities. The accommodation is excellent and very comfortable, and the rates are very reasonable. 

Details:
Dates: 8,9,10 May 2015 - Fri, Sat ...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Sat 24th Jan 2015

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, January 22, 2015, In : Outings 


 

Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing -  Sat 24th Jan 2015 - Embassy Building

Hi everyone

1. Outing - Embassy Building 

We are shooting here this Saturday, 24th Jan 2015. We have a chance to shoot from this iconic building and see Durban from a height at night! Not to be missed. The weather looks promising for a sun filled sunset, and clear evening. 

Details:
Where: Embassy Building, Durban
Date: Sat 24 Jan 2015
Time: Meet between 5.30-5.45pm...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Weekend Away 22,23,24 August 2014 - RSVP Please!

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, July 14, 2014, In : Outings 


 

Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Weekend Away 22,23,24 August 2014 - RSVP Please!

 

Hi all

Join us for a "Photography Indulgent" weekend away in August!

You are invited to a weekend away with the Hillcrest Camera Club to the Baynesfield Area. We will be spending the weekend shooting sunrises, sunsets,...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Monteseel - 29 June 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, July 14, 2014, In : Outings 


 

Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Monteseel - 29 June 2014

Hi everyone
 

1. Outing - Monteseel Sunrise with Carl Smorenburg
Date: Sat 29th June 2014
Time: 5.30am

It is that time of the year when we can shoot sunrises at a decent time. The spot we are shooting from overlooks the Valley of 1000 Hills, and...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Botanical Gardens - 24 May 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, May 29, 2014, In : Outings 

Hi everyone
 

1. Outing - Botanical Gardens - Durban
Date: Sat 24th May 2014
Time: 2.30 - 5pm (Meet at 1.30pm if you want to picnic first)

There is a wealth of photographic opportunities at Bot Gardens, from the orchids in the green house, to the bird life on the lake, to the people photography in and around the park.

Meet at the bottom car park, near the lake. We will picnic in that area, from 1.30 to 2.30pm. We will proceed to shoot in the park from 2.30pm,...


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Hillcrest Camera Club -Outing and Canon Expo at Photo Freedom Kloof - 26 April 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, April 24, 2014, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Saturday is shaping up to be a busy day! Photo Freedom Kloof are holding a Canon expo in the morning, and our street photography outing is in the afternoon.


1. Outing - Street Photography in Durban

Street photography is the art of capturing every day life on the street. Take photos of whatever catches your eye. Pay attention to detail, and try to see the unseen! Although street photography is mainly people photography, it also includes buildings...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing to Ammazulu Boutique Hotel - Sat 22nd Feb 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, February 21, 2014, In : Outings 

Hi all
 

Outing to Ammazulu Boutique Hotel - Sat 22nd Feb 2014

We are revisiting this venue, due to popular demand. Directions below.

 

  • Take this opportunity to seek out the objects or scenes you didn't shoot last time. 

  • Or find new treasures to shoot! 

  • Use a different lens, or try a different technique for shooting, to see what effect you get.


  

Equipment needed: A wide angle lens is a must, for capturing the architectural det...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - RSVP - Ammazulu Outing 22 Feb 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, February 17, 2014, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Outing - Ammazulu Boutique Hotel

We need to know numbers for the Ammazulu outing. Kindly please RSVP, and let us know if you are coming.

Click on the link
here, and complete the RSVP form. 
 

Date: Sat 22 Feb 2014
Time: 11am - 1pm
Cost: R65 (includes access fee and tea)

 

  • This is opportunity to reshoot an unique and interesting building. There are lots of details, which may have been missed before.

  • There is no tour thi...

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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Ushaka SeaWorld Aquarium - Sat 25 Jan 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, February 17, 2014, In : Outings 

Hi everyone
 
1. Outing - 25 Jan 2014 - Ushaka SeaWorld
7.30 - 9am

We have secured exclusive access to the aquarium. We will be able to shoot for an hour and a half, with the aquarium to ourselves, in the cool of the early morning.
Access is free, provided that we supply SeaWorld with photos to be used in their promotional work, and Annual Marine calendar and Bulletin.
This is a chance to shoot the sea and fish life in the morning light. Should you wish to, y...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Codemore Castle - Sat 23rd Nov 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, In : Outings 


Hi everyone

1.  Outing - Codemore Castle and Stainbank Reserve


This beautiful piece of Durban's history will be open for us to photograph and explore. When we are finished, we will have a picnic on the grass, and relax and enjoy the surroundings. The afternoon shoot is of the reserve, where we can walk around and view animals and nature.

Date: Sat 23rd Nov 2013
Time: Castle - 9.30 - 12pm.
          Picnic lunch - 12 - 2pm (bring something to eat, drink and to si...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Codemore Castle - Please RSVP

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, In : Outings 


Hi everyone

4. Outing - Codemore Castle and Stainbank Reserve

PLEASE RSVP!!! 
 

  • We need to know numbers attending.
     
  • Payment deadline Tues 19th Nov 2013 (R50)
     

Please click here to RSVP.

This beautiful piece of Durban's history will be open for us to photograph and explore. When we are finished, we will have a picnic on the grass, and relax and enjoy the surroundings. The afternoon shoot is of the reserve, where we can walk around and view ani...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing to Ammazulu Boutique Hotel - Sat 19th Oct 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, October 21, 2013, In : Outings 

Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing to Ammazulu Boutique Hotel - Sat 19th Oct 2013

Hi all

NOTE:
The outing date has been changed to accommodate the club exhibition!!
It has been moved from Sat 26th Oct, to Sat 19th Oct.

  

Join us for an opportunity to shoot this incredible boutique hotel! There is an outstanding amount of detail to photograph. We will be given a short tour around the hotel, during which we can shoot. After th...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - OUTING - Tala Game Reserve - Sun 21 July 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, September 6, 2013, In : Outings 


Hi everyone

1. Outing: Tala Game Reserve - Sunday 21 July 2013

This is a sunrise shoot. Tala Game Reserve has a variety of wildlife and birdlife. There is ample opportunity to practise your wildlife photography skills.


IMPORTANT: Please complete the RSVP form.

    


EARLY ENTRANCE:

  • We have managed to secure an early entrance time - 5.30am.
  • They normally open at 7am, which would be too late for us to s...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Shongweni Dam, 29 June 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, September 6, 2013, In : Outings 


Hi everyone

1. Outing: Shongweni Dam - Sat 29th June 2013

  


Shongweni Dam is a wonderful place to capture nature, together with a magnificent man made structure. The dam wall and the water flowing over it, provides for some interesting water and architectural shots. We hope to get into the tunnel that leads to the other side of the wall, as it provides for some spooky photos. 

We thought to start with a picnic nex...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Invite to join Bluff Camera Club for a Sunrise Outing, Sunday 16 June 2013.

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, June 14, 2013, In : Outings 

 
Hillcrest Camera Club - Invite to join Bluff Camera Club
Sunrise Outing, Isipingo Beach, 16/6/2013

Hi everyone. 

Sunrise Outing with Bluff Camera Club, THIS SUNDAY, 16 June 2013.

Maggie Lally, chairperson of  Bluff Camera Club  extended an invite for us to join their members for a sunrise shoot at Isipingo Beach. We don't often get invited to other club's outings, so this is an excellent chance to meet other photographers, and make new friends!

The outing is this Sunday, 16 June.
Meet at 6....


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - Paradise Valley - 20 April 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, April 19, 2013, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

We have some exciting outings planned for the next few months. Make sure that you take part, the photo opportunities are huge!

1. Outing: Paradise Valley - Sat 20 April 2013

   


Paradise Valley is a hidden gem, with tons of photo opportunities.

What to shoot:
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Plant life
  • Birds, insects and small animals
  • Waterfall
Requirements:
Cameras, Tripods, ND filters (if you have) in order t...


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Notice for Outing - PHOTOGRAPHIC WEEKEND AWAY - FRI 24 MAY, SAT 25 MAY, SUN 26 MAY 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, In : Outings 

Notice for Outing - Baynesfield Weekend Away - 24, 25, 26 May 2013

Hi everyone

PHOTOGRAPHIC WEEKEND AWAY - FRI 24 MAY, SAT 25 MAY, SUN 26 MAY 2013



We plan to spend the weekend away from the hustle and bustle, and immersing ourselves in nature and photography. The aim is to take part in fun photographic activities like painting with light and shooting star trails, while also shooting in and around Baynesfield. This will be a photography indulgent weekend, where we can share an...


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Outing - Festival of the Chariots weekend event - 29 March to 1 April 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, In : Outings 

Outing Details - Festival of the Chariots - Friday 29 March 2013

Hi everyone

Outing - Festival of the Chariots weekend event - 29 March to 1 April 2013



This year the Festival of the Chariots will form part of a bigger event planned for the Durban beachfront. It promises to be a photographic extravaganza for the whole Easter weekend! As such, we have extended the "outing " to all four days of the event.

You can go and shoot at any time, during any part of the events, Friday to ...


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Outing Details - Saturday 23 February 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, February 18, 2013, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

HILLCREST CAMERA CLUB OUTING: Wilson's Wharf

Our outing for February is to Wilson's Wharf. It is an early evening/night shoot where you will be able to photograph the harbour, the city, yachts, ships and with a little bit of luck a nice sunset. Later on, if we want to, we will move to the pier at the Point Y...


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Notice for Beginner's Outing - Saturday 9 February 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1. Beginner's Outing: Kranzkloof Nature Reserve

We will be hosting our third outing aimed at the beginners in our club. Members will guide the beginners on how to use their cameras in real-world situations. Notes will be handed out that the beginners can use to recap what they have learned.

This month we...


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Hillcrest Camera Club - Outing - 26 January 2013

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, January 21, 2013, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

This is our first outing for 2013 and it promises to be a very exciting start to our photography year! 


1. Outing: Embassy Building

Our outing this month will be to the Embassy Building in the centre of town. This is a unique opportunity to photograph our city from a different perspective.  We will be 24...


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Notice for Beginner's Outing - Sunday 28 October 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, November 4, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1. Beginner's Outing: Kranzkloof Nature Reserve

We will be hosting our third outing aimed at the beginners in our club. Members will guide the beginners on how to use their cameras in real-world situations. Notes will be handed out that the beginners can use to recap what they have learned.

This month we will cover 'ISO'.


Those club members that want to help again as tutors please be there at 8am to finalise the steps that must be followed.

What to bring:

  • Camera with ful...


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Notice for Club Outing - Saturday 13th October 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, October 14, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone


1. Outing: Worldwide Photowalk



The photowalk is this month's outing. So far the weather looks promising, so hold thumbs that we will be able to shoot!

The 5th Annual Scott Kelby World Wide Photo Walk is being held worldwide on 13th October 2012.  Club member Yvonne Van Dalen will be leading this year’s walk in Durban. Many of you have registered for the walk, but it is open to those that haven't registered. You are welcome to come along and shoot! Once the photowalk is ...


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Notice for Club Outing - Outing Postponed

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Saturday, September 22, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone


The weather is just going from bad to worse so we have decided to postpone the outing until next Saturday. Sorry for the inconvenience.

There is however a consolation prize!! There is a dance exhibition tonight and tomorrow night at the City Hall in Durban and it promises to be great. Entry is free, but a donation will be most welcome.

From the website:
"The whole of Durban comes together with one goal, to unite in Dance.   Different dance styles, different beats, but one ...


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Notice for Club Outing - Saturday, 22 September 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Outing: Street Photography - People Mover Busses


Photos by Anton Botha

Our Outing this Saturday will be a city shoot, using the People Mover Buses running in Durban. You pay a small fee for a day pass, can jump on the bus, and jump off where you want to shoot, jump on the next bus and head off to the ...


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Advance Notice for October Outing

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, In : Outings 

Worldwide Photo Walk : Advance Notice of HCC Outing for October 2012
 


The 5th Annual Scott Kelby World Wide Photo Walk is being held on 13th October 2012. Yvonne Van Dalen will be leading this year’s walk. We have decided to make it the HCC outing for October, as well.

  

How the Photo Walk works:
• Two h...


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Notice for Beginner's Outing Saturday 18 August 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone


1. Beginner's Outing: Kranzkloof Nature Reserve

We will be hosting our second outing aimed at the beginners in our club. Members will guide the beginners on how to use their cameras in real-world situations. Notes will be handed out that the beginners can use to recap what they have learned.

This month w...


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Notice for Outing - Sunday 29 July 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Saturday, July 28, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

1. Outing: Rocky Bay and Scottburgh Classic Car Show

Rocky Bay



We are going to Rocky Bay on Sunday and it promises to be a spectacular day. There should be some cloud cover for a spectacular sunrise and it will be low tide so we can use the rocks as foreground interest. The conditions can't get any b...


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Photgraphic Weekend Away - Baynesfield - 24,25,26 Aug 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Outings 

Notice for Outing - Baynesfield Weekend Away - 24, 25, 26 August 2012

Hi everyone

PHOTOGRAPHIC WEEKEND AWAY - FRI 24 AUG, SAT 25 AUG, SUN 26 AUG 2012



We plan to spend the weekend away from the hustle and bustle, and immersing ourselves in nature and photography. The aim is to take part in fun photograp...


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Notice for Outing - Saturday 23 June 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, June 22, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Outing for June: Summerveld

      
 
Our outing will be on Saturday, the 23th of June to Summerveld where we will be able to capture the horses and their riders as well as the early morning sunrise. Taking photos of the moving horses at dawn is a challenge and you will gain a lot of experience during the ...


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Beginners Outing POSTPONED!!!!

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, June 8, 2012, In : Outings 


Hi all

The Beginner's Outing to Kloof Gorge this Saturday has been postponed. There is a big rugby game on which we anticipate will affect the turnout. Most times photography wins over rugby, but not this time!

We will advise when the outing will take place. Should be as soon as the England team finish their tour!!

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Outing Saturday 26 May 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, May 24, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone


Outing May: Sunset shoot at Umhlanga Pier and Lighthouse

   
Photos: Anton Botha


Our outing will be on Saturday, the 26th of May to the Umhlanga Pier and Lighthouse where you will be able to capture great sunset photos and once it becomes dark, you can photograph the surreal blue lights on the pier. Also see what effect slow shutter speeds will have on the waves.


Photo shooting tips:

1. Use your tripod to stabilise your camera, especially when the light fades.
2. For ...


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Outing Details - Sunday 22 April 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, April 19, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

Outing: Haunted House and Sunrise at Umdloti




Our outing this month will be a sunrise shoot at the Haunted House in La Mercy. We will have to be there for the predawn light, so set your alarms early!  You can get some beautiful photos of the house silhouetted against the rising sun, or you can go down to the beach area and shoot from there.

Most of the shoot will be in the dark, or semi light. Please be careful if you shoot along the road. Wear something reflective - like ...


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Outing Details - Saturday 18 Feb 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone


HILLCREST CAMERA CLUB OUTING: Dusi Canoe Race

The outing is to photograph the last day of the Dusi Canoe Race on Saturday, 18 February. We will take photos showcasing the preparation of the canoes for racing, the 6am start of the race and for those who are more adventurous, shots along the route to the finish at Blue Lagoon.

DETAILS:
Date:                                                  Saturday 18 February 2012
Time:                                                 5am
Me...


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Queen Mary 2 entering Durban Harbour 29 January 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Saturday, January 28, 2012, In : Outings 

Hi everyone



We have been informed that the Queen Mary 2 cruise liner will be entering the Durban Harbour on Sunday morning. It is a magnificent ship and will make for a great photographic opportunity that all of our club members must take advantage of.

It was initially going to be here this morning, but its departure from Cape Town was delayed due to bad weather. It should arrive at about 6am, but you must try to be there around 5am. Remember that it may arrive early and it usually ...


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Outings for 2012

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, In : Outings 

HILLCREST CAMERA CLUB                             2012 OUTING SCHEDULE

 

21 Jan Sat                    Durban City Tour on the People Mover Bus

Two sessions              Morning - time to be decided

Afternoon 2.30pm - 6pm.

-          Meet at Pirates parking, next to Suncoast Casino. Wait at bus stop.

-          Cost : Bus fare R15.00 round trip

 

18 Feb Sat                   Dusi Canoe Marathon

EARLY MORNING        -     Meet at Inanda Dam to shoot the canoeists getting ready for...


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Urgent notice - Makaranga Outing and Year End Exhibition

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Outings 

Hi everyone

The Rugby World Cup Final will be played on Sunday and many of our club members stated that they will not be able to attend the Makaranga outing because of it. Therefore we have decided to move the outing to the 30th of October so that everyone can attend. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope that everyone enjoys the rugby.


1. Outing: Makaranga Garden Lodge

   
Our October outing will be to Makaranga Garden Lodge, which has beautiful botanical and Japanese gardens....


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Tala Outing Reminder - Sunday 28 August 2011

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, In : Outings 
Hi All

We just need to remind everyone about the outing. Please note that the breakfast meet up time has changed. Due to the rains, there are some roads that have been affected and should be avoided.  See below for details.

Have fun!!



Club Outing - Tala Game Reserve - SUNDAY 28 Aug 2011

 
Photos of Tala, by John Thacks

WILDLIFE SHOOT
You are welcome to shoot where ever you wish throughout the reserve. The early morning shots are usually taken around the dam, from the hides. Feel fre...

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Notice for 1. Movie, 2. Outing, 3. Exhibition

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Outings 

Join us at the movies!
This is a chance to see the movie 'The Bang Bang Club'.  
The movie depicts the lives of four social-documentary photographers during the 1990's in SA. Although it shows the reality of the violence and racism of the time, it gives us a look into the lives of photog...


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