Hillcrest Camera Club - Photo Sharing - Tuesday 20 May 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Thursday, May 29, 2014 Under: Photo Sharing

Hi everyone

Time to share our photos for the month. For the new members, please read below for information on how to submit your photos. If you run into difficulties, email Vanessa  for help.

1. Photo Sharing

Here is what you need to submit:
1. Open
2. Outing - Durban City Walk - Street Photography
                - Clarens, Golden Gate Reserve.
3. Creativity - If possible, please submit 'Before' and 'After' photos of your creative submission. This will help illustrate what editing or processing you have done.
4. Troubleshooting
5. Set Subject - "Long Exposure"

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 20 May 2014.

  • You can submit four photos in total for either/or Set Subject, Open, Outing or Creativity categories. You may submit only ONE for Set Subject. You may submit one extra in Troubleshooting if you need some help from the club.

  • 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.  Allan Gosher- Outing - Golden Gate - f11, 15sec, -1EV, ISO100, focal length 100mm.

  • 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 2014 photo submissions".

If you miss the deadline for emailing, you can submit photos at the meeting on a virus free memory stick. However, please be considerate and come early, by 6.30pm. Out of consideration to those who have submitted timely, we will no longer be accepting submissions after 7PM, once the meeting begins.

2. Set Subject - Long Exposure

This is a special genre of photography, and is a technical, as well as creative set subject. Submit your best effort for the month.


3. 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.

If members are interested, we can meet ahead of the outing for a picnic in the park, at around 1.30pm.

Please note, outings are for paid up members only.


See you on Tuesday, 20th May 2014 at 7pm!


In : Photo Sharing 

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