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

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, April 19, 2013 Under: 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
Cameras, Tripods, ND filters (if you have) in order to shoot the waterfall at a slow shutter speed.
Different lenses - macro, wide angle and zoom.
Comfortable shoes, raincoats, mozzie spray, bottle of water.

There is a chance that we may be rained out on Saturday. 
If so, we will shoot on Sunday afternoon, 21 April 2013, at 2pm.
- You have the option of shooting either day,
depending on the weather.


Date: 20 April 2013
Time: 14H00
Meeting spot: In the picnic grounds.
Directions: From Hillcrest: Drive down the M13 and take the Josua Gumede (Old Main Road) turnoff and turn left in to Pinetown. Drive along Old Main Road for 3.1km and turn right into Stapleton Road. Drive for 850m and turn left into Eden Road. Drive to the end of Eden Road, turn right into Oxford Road and you will come to the entrance of Paradise Valley.
From Durban: Drive up the N3 and take the M13 turnoff. Take the first exit and the first road on your left will be Eden Road. Turn into Eden Road and drive
to the end of Eden Road, turn right into Oxford Road and you will come to the entrance of Paradise Valley.


2. Outing: Weekend Away to Baynesfield - 24, 25, 26 May 


There are still spaces available, so please be reminded to make your booking now, and to confirm your booking by paying. 
DAY-TRIPPERS / ONE NIGHT:  Please feel free to join us on Saturday for just the day. Baynesfield is close to Hillcrest so will be a nice day outing.

The costs will be:
  • R20 per person for entrance to Baynesfield Estate
  • R35 per meal (lunch / afternoon tea / dinner) (i.e. if you stay for all 3 meals then the cost is R105)
  • R200 to stay either the Friday night to tea time Saturday or from lunch on Saturday to Sunday breakfast

Payment Deadline: 10 May 2013. Please RSVP here!  
Payment details:
Please make payment to secure your booking.
Use your name and HCC May 2013 Outing as the reference.
FNB, Musgrave Road, Branch code: 221126, Account Number: 62339691273, Account name: V Cracknell

If you have any queries, please email
Yvonne or Vanessa.

3. Accommodation at Kiara Lodge, Golden Gate, Clarens. 26-29 July 2013


From Andre Du Toit:
"Dear Members.  I’ve booked at Kiara Lodge - 5 cottages of two bedrooms each, for 10 couples, for 26 – 29 July. They are all together and will cost R1000 per couple for the whole weekend from Friday 3pm to Monday 9am. There are tremendous photographic possibilities in the Golden Gate area and Clarens, as well with all the art and curio shops.

I would like members to pay me directly to secure their bookings by the end of April. My account is with ABSA branch code 632005, account no.
9177110565, savings account, A.F. du Toit. The cost is to cover my Levy with the Holiday Club.

Please contact me if you are interested -
Hope to see you all there!

See you at Paradise Valley on Saturday 20 April 2013 at 2pm.
Rain Date: Sunday 21 April 2013 at 2pm.

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