Hillcrest Camera Club - Photo Sharing - Tues 16th May 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Sunday, May 21, 2017 Under: Photo Sharing

Hi everyone

We looking forward to seeing everyone's efforts for the Set Subject, despite the seasons not changing yet! Time to think out of the box!  Please be reminded to submit your photos for the Photo Sharing meeting on Tuesday 16th May 2017. 

* Please note that your photos of Pietermaritzburg topics must be PRINTED and displayed. There were FIVE topics to shoot - Architectural Detail, Skyline, Old and New, Statue and WTF! We will not be showing any photos for the outing on the screen. Only printed displays, please. *

1.  Photo Sharing - Tuesday 16th May at 7pm

Categories : Set Subject, Open, Outing (Pietermaritzburg Photo Walk - Printed display), Creative, Troubleshooting.
The Set Subject is "Autumn Colours". 


Please be reminded that your photos of Pietermaritzburg topics must be PRINTED and displayed. There were FIVE topics to shoot. We will not be showing any photos for the outing on the screen. Only printed displays, please. 

  • Architectural Detail
  • Skyline
  • Old and New
  • Statue
  •  WTF!

Please submit your photos by email to: hillcrestcameraclub@gmail.com.

  • Email submission closes MIDNIGHT Monday 15 May  2017.
  • You can submit three photos
  • The outing photos must be PRINTED and displayed. Print as many as you want, but you must at least display the five topics. 
  • Size - Minimum of 1920 x1080 pixels, or bigger. Try make the image be larger than 1MB.
  • 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 "March 2017 photo submissions".

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

Download "How to Resize and Name your photos" here. 

2.  Annual General Meeting - 16th May 2017 at 6pm

We will be holding the Annual General Meeting  Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 6.00pm. All paid up members are welcome to attend. We will be reviewing the past year and appointing committee members. 

3. Invite to take part in an International Digital Photograph Exchange with Kelso Camera Club in Scotland

We have been invited to take part in an international Photo Sharing with Kelso Camera Club in Scotland. KCC has invited us, as well as two other international clubs, to submit photos for sharing.
The four Clubs represent USA, Australia, South Africa and Scotland (UK). The intent is to share photos, giving informal comments and critiques. The opportunity to be exposed to international camera club photogs work is not to be missed.  Everyone is invited to take part. 


  • The limit is 15 photos per club, so there will be 60  photos to view.
  • Deadline for our submission - 4 June 2017
  • Submit ONE photo, of any subject. Must be of superb standard, to show off our best work. 
  • The photo must be from 2017. 
  • Email as per normal.
We will view all the photos from the other clubs in July, at the first meeting. Tues 4th July 2017. 

4. Outing - Thompsons Bay - Sun 28th May 2017

Our first sunrise shoot of the year! 


Date: Sun 28th May 2017
Time: 5.30am
Meet at the tidal pool.
Park in the street parking, or the residents parking bay, if allowed. Ocean Drive.

Drive from N2 to Dolphin Coast. Take exit 212 from N2.
Take exit 212 toward Umhlali Beach/Shakas Rock Road.
Main Road down to Ocean Drive.
Turn right into Ocean Drive. 
Continue for approx. 1km.
Look for parking. Look for the sign that says - Beach Access Thompsons Bay

Address: Thompsons Beach
93 Ocean Dr, Shaka's Rock, Dolphin Coast, 4399
Google Map: -29.521571, 31.226148
GPS: S 29° 31' 17.656'' E 31° 13' 34.132''


See you all at the AGM meeting - Tues 16th May 2017 at 6pm
 and PHOTO SHARING meeting - Tues 16th May 2017 at 7pm

In : Photo Sharing 

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