Hillcrest Camera Club - Speaker - Emil Von Maltitz - 1st Aug 2017

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Monday, August 21, 2017 Under: Speaker

Hi everyone

We have an exciting speaker this month, with some interesting stories about Madagascar. We also have an outing to the beautiful and historically rich Coedmore Castle at Stainbank Nature Reserve. The Workshop at Ballina Farm is also happening. Its a busy month for HCC! 

1. Speaker - Emil Von Maltitz - Madagascar

Emil will be sharing his recent photographic trip to Madagascar with us. Emil is well known to us for his previous talk on his  trip to Namibia.  He has recently returned from a trip to Madagascar, where he got to photograph and video some incredible scenes and scenarios. 

We look forward to seeing another world be revealed to us, through Emil's lens and experiences. 


2. Ballina Farm Photographic Workshop 

We have 19 participants ready for a fun filled photographic weekend! Its going to be an awesome weekend! There will be a final email sent out soon with details like directions, what to pack, and what equipment you need. 

There is space for one more!
Please email Vanessa if you are interested. 

3. Outing - Coedmore Castle, Stainbank Nature Reserve

We will be taking a trip into the history of Durban's very own "Castle", and finding out about the Stainbank family. Coedmore Castle itself is filled with mementos, and interesting objects to photograph. After the tour and tea, we will get to explore and photograph the Castle, both inside and out. 

Date: Saturday 26th August 2017
Time: 9am - 12.30pm

    -  Arrival - 9am
    -  Tour and Tea - 9.30-10.30
    -  Shooting - 10.30 to 12.30

Cost: R60 (includes the entrance to the castle, tour and tea/coffee and scones)
Nature Reserve fee: R30 (applicable if you make use of the reserve) 

Please RSVP, so that we know numbers for the tea. 
RSVP here
We can pay at the venue. Please the exact cash. 

For more info:
Facebook page: 


4. "Wild Weekends" - feedback

Mpila, Umfolozi: We have a big group attending - 25 photogs! Thank you to all who have paid your deposit amounts. 

Elephant Rock Lodge, Nambiti : After initially having too many people, we now only have 6 people interested in going. The intention was to book out the lodge, so that there were only photographers attending. The total needed is ten people! We need four more! 
New dates: 14-17 January 2018
Please email Vanessa if you are keen to attend. hillcrestcameraclub@gmail.com 



Looking forward to seeing you at the meeting - Tues 1st Aug 2017 at 7pm
Please RSVP if you wish to attend the Coedmore Castle outing.

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