Hillcrest Camera Club - Photo Sharing - 17th May 2016 at 7pm

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, June 13, 2016 Under: Photo Sharing

Hi everyone

1. Photo Sharing 

We are doing something different this month. Its time to view our Photo Essays!

* We will be displaying our printed out Photo Essays, for all to see and view. Put your printed out images on cardboard, or photoblocks. 
* Please note, all other categories will be shown on the screen, so please email those submissions. 

Categories :

Outing - Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Set Subject - Photo Essays - Display your printed out Photo Essays

How to submit your photos:

  • Please submit your photos by email to: hillcrestcameraclub@gmail.com or bring 8x10 prints.
  • Email submission closes MIDNIGHT Monday 16th May 2016.
  • You can submit four photos in total for either/or  Set Subject, Outing, Open or Creativity categories. One image only for set subject. 
  • Size - Minimum of 1920 x1080 pixels. (This is the full HD size.)
  • Format - Jpeg
  • File names - the file name of each photo must follow this format:  Your Name & Surname - Category -Title of Photo. In addition, please state your camera settings - Aperture, Shutter Speed, Exposure Compensation, ISO, focal length in the title. For the Creative Category, please state what edits you did, eg. Photoshop Elements 10, Vignetting, added Overlay, saturated colour.
  • e.g.  Bob Smith - Outing - Mushroom - f2.8, 160th of a sec, ISO100, focal length 50mm.
  • You can write all of this in the file title, it allows for a long title!!!
  • Please make the subject line of email submissions "May 2016 photo submissions".

Please EMAIL your photos.  Only submit your photos on memory stick as a last resort. Please honour the deadline time. 

2. Set  Subject :  Photo Essay

 Photo Essay Guidelines:
  • The Photo Essay can be anything from 6 to 12, or more, images. Twelve images should be a good amount. 
  • Print out each image, jumbo sized. You can print larger, if you want. 
  • Present the photos on a cardboard, or paper. Or you can present your photos on photo blocks. 
  • The photos must be placed and positioned to best depict the "story".
  • Place strong images in the best positions.
  • Balance out the images. 
  • You can write captions, if you wish, to help tell the story. 
  • Title your Photo Essay, and state your name, so that we know who took the photos.
 We will display the photo essay boards for all to see. 

Note!! There will be the normal photo sharing, on the screen, of Open, Creative, Outing and Troubleshooting. Please email your submissions for these categories. 

3. Outing -  Suncoast Casino

Where: Sunset and Night shoot - Suncoast Casino and surrounds - Art Deco lights
When: Sat 21st May 2016
Time: 4.00pm - 7/8pm
Meet at: The semi-circular steps in front of the Casino entrance, facing the beach. The Wimpy and Mugg and Bean are at this entrance. 

TRIPODS essential! 

We are shooting at the Suncoast Casino and the surrounding areas. Sun set is at 5.11pm - pick a spot on the beach, or near the Moses Mabhida Stadium to capture the setting rays. We will proceed to the Suncoast Casino, where we will shoot the Art Deco lights on the buildings. 
Supper will be at the Casino, for those who wish to stay and eat. Venue to be decided on the night. 


4. Clarens and Golden Gate Weekend Away

Andre Du Toit will be at the meeting on Tuesday evening to hand out the forms to people going to Clarens. Please make sure that you collect the forms from Andre, as you will need them when you book in. 

See you all at the meeting - Tues 17th May 2016 @ 7pm!

In : Photo Sharing 

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