Hillcrest Camera Club - Photo Sharing - Tuesday 21 Jan 2014

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Under: Photo Sharing

Hi everyone

Welcome back! Here's to a positive and photographically awesome 2014!
Our first meeting of the year is for us to share our holiday photographic efforts. Please bring your best photos. 


1. Photo Sharing

Here is what you need to submit:
1. Open
2. Creativity*
3. Set Subject - Your Best Holiday Photo
*If possible, please submit 'Before' and 'After' photos of your creative submission. This will help illustrate what editing or processing you have done.

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 21st Jan 2014.
  • You can submit three photos in total for either/or Set Subject, Open 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: Category - Your Name & Surname - Title of Photo. In addition, please state your camera settings - Aperture, Shutter Speed, Exposure Compensation, ISO, in the title. For the Creative Category, please state what edits you did, eg. Photoshop Elements 10, Vignetting, added Overlay, saturated colour.
  • e.g. Outing - Amin Roshan Afshar - In Developing - f11, 15sec, -1EV, ISO100.
  • 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 2014 photo submissions".

Please note: If your photo is incorrectly labelled, or named, and there is no subject line for the email, or it is sent after the deadline it will not be shown.

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 - Your Best Holiday Photo

  • Show your best photo from the holiday break.

3. Membership Renewal for 2014

Thank you to those who have already renewed their membership! Please renew your membership by paying your fees for next year. Click
here for the banking details. Please pay by EFT only.

Single membership - R300
Family membership - R400

Should you not wish to renew your membership, and be removed from the mailing list, please click here . You will be removed from the membership list, and will no longer receive notices or club info.

4. Weekend Away to Clarens and Golden Gate - May 2014

* Bookings for accommodation close 15th Feb, so please book now!*

See the Golden Gate mountains and surrounding landscape in the autumnal colours of red, orange and gold!
Join us for a weekend of incredible Autumn photography in one of the most dramatic and beautiful areas of South Africa.

AndrĂ© Du Toit
has secured bookings for us at Kiara Lodge:

  • The cost is R1,350 per couple for the whole weekend, sharing with another couple in a two-bedroom unit. (Sleeps four people). Effectively that is R170 a day per person.
  • If a one-bedroom unit is preferred, the cost would be R2,400 for the weekend. (Sleeps 2 people)

Please contact Andre for booking info. Bookings close 15 Feb 2014.

Dates : 3pm, Fri 9 May - 9am, Mon 12 May 2014
Where: Golden Gate, Clarens
Accom: Kiara Lodge

Photos - Andre du Toit

5. Outing - 25 Jan 2014 - Ushaka SeaWorld
7.30 - 9am

We have secured exclusive access to the aquarium. We will be able to shoot for an hour and a half, with the aquarium to ourselves, in the cool of the early morning.
Access is free, provided that we supply SeaWorld with photos to be used in their promotional work, and Annual Marine calendar and Bulletin.
This is a chance to shoot the sea and fish life in the morning light. Should you wish to, you can also shoot the sunrise earlier in the morning.

Date: 25 Jan 2014
Times: 7.30 - 9.00am
Where: Ushaka SeaWorld
Meet at the main entrance to SeaWorld, off the beach promenade. 

 Photos - Vanessa Cracknell


See you on Tuesday, 21st Jan 2014 at 7pm!


In : Photo Sharing 

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