Hillcrest Camera Club - Photo Sharing - Tues 20th Jan 2015

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, January 22, 2015 Under: Photo Sharing


Hillcrest Camera Club - Photo Sharing - Tues 20th Jan 2015

Hi everyone

Welcome to 2015 - its going to be a great year! We have been working on the schedule for 2015, and it looks to be filled with creativity and inspiration. 

1. Robbie Aspeling - Talk on Tuesday 20th Jan, Workshop on Sunday 25th Jan 2015

Robbie Aspeling is a Joberg photographer known for giving excellent workshops and courses for photographers. He is aligned with Geoff Feldon, and GR Photographic KZN. 

Robbie is holding a workshop on Sunday 25th Jan on Natural Light Photography. He has made the workshop available for all HCC members. It promises to be inspiring and informative. Members of HCC who have participated in Robbie's previous courses, and say that they are highly recommended.  Book now!

Robbie has agreed to speak for us at the photo sharing meeting this Tuesday 20th Jan 2015. He will be speaking about his photography work, and giving us an insight into the courses that he holds. Not to be missed! 

2. Photo Sharing 

Photo sharing for this month does not include a set subject or outing. However, you are encouraged to share your photos taken the break, particularly if you attempted a new project. 

Categories - Open, Creative, Troubleshooting. 

How to submit your photos:

  • Please submit your photos by email to: hillcrestcameraclub@gmail.com or bring 8x10 prints.

  • Email submission closes 12pm (midday) Tues 20th Jan 2015.

  • You can submit two photos in total for either/or  Open or Creativity categories. 

  • Size - Minimum of 1024 x 768 pixels, and not more than 600KB per photo. Please do not exceed this size limit!!!!

  • Format - Jpeg or Tiff

  • 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.  Liz Cook - Open - Beach - 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 "Jan 2015 photo submissions".

Please EMAIL your photos. Although we will accept memory stick downloads at the meeting, we would prefer to only have EMAILED submissions in future.

3. Outing 

The outing this month is to the Embassy Building for a sunset and evening shoot. We have shot here before, but the views are spectacular, and well worth a revisit.  We will be able to shoot the sunset over Durban, and the night city lights.

Meetup: between 5.30pm and 5.45pm
Shoot: 6pm to 8pm.
Park in the building parking, or on the street.
Post shoot dinner details to be announced. 

3.  Call for Membership Renewals

Should you wish to renew your membership, please do so now, as fees are due. If we haven't received your payment by the beginning of March, we will assume that you no longer wish to be a member, and remove you off all email, group and membership lists. 

Single Membership: R300 
Family Membership: R400

Please note that there is a NEW BANK ACCOUNT.
Do not pay into the previous account - please set up a new beneficiary for EFT payments.
EFT payments are preferred. We will be charging a fee of  R20 for cash payments. This is to cover the bank fee for depositing cash. If you do a bank deposit, either with cash or cheque, please add on R20 to cover the fee charged by the bank. 

Standard Bank
Durban North
Branch Code: 042826
Account No: 251208532
Hillcrest Camera Club    


See you all at the meeting - Tues 20th Jan 2015 @ 7pm!

In : Photo Sharing 

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