Hillcrest Camera Club - The Saturday Sessions - A Reminder

Posted by Hillcrest Camera Club on Friday, August 19, 2016 Under: Saturday Sessions

Hi all

1. Saturday Sessions - Photoshop Editing - Sat 16th July 2016 at 10am

We will be starting our Saturday Sessions this Saturday 16th July 2016 at 10am. 


  • To provide skills and techniques for post processing editing
  • To upskill or improve existing skills
  • To inspire members to grow and explore their editing skills

10 - 10.45am : Basic Photoshop - How to adjust contrast and exposure - Minor fixes - Straighten horizons, remove dust spots. 
10.45-11am : Tea break
11am -12pm : Advanced Photoshop  (with Harry Lock) - Blending, creating a composite.

We will meet at the Sports Club venue. Bring your laptops, power cables, extension cords and plugs etc, as this will be a hands on session. 
HCC will provide tea and coffee, as the bar will be closed. Please could you bring a packet of biscuits to share. 

Please RSVP, so that we know numbers.  Click here to RSVP. 

2. Reminder - Weekend Away in October 2016 

You are reminded about the a weekend away with the Hillcrest Camera Club to photograph the Umlalazi Mangroves, and the surrounding area. 

We have a nice group of photogs attending, and encourage others to attend. You can still make bookings, but the deadline is close - 20 July 2016! 

  • We will be spending the weekend shooting the mangroves, the beach and the surrounds.
  • Nearby Eshowe, with its historical fort and Dlinza Forest also also attractions. 
  • Get to share the photographic experience with other photographers.


Dates: Sat 15th and Sun 16th October 2016
Overnight stay at Umlalazi Nature Reserve 
Mangrove shoot at low tide - Sunday 16th at 9.30am. 

You have the option to stay overnight on Saturday, shoot a sunset and sunrise, and the Mangroves on Sunday morning. OR, you can attend just for the day on Sunday, and shoot the Mangroves. 

Partners are welcome. 

Umlalazi Nature Reserve
Log cabins - sleep 4 - two bedrooms


Should you wish to make a booking, contact Vanessa for rates and info.

If you have booked, please confirm your booking by making payment! Deadline is 20th July 2016.

Email Vanessa at sweetd@iafrica.com. 
Bank Details : Hillcrest Camera Club, Standard Bank, Durban North, (04-28-26), 251 208 532.


Looking forward to seeing you all at the Saturday Sessions for Photoshop.

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