Strand Beach Outing

A small group of members met up at Strand beach for an outing earlier this evening. Present were Nettie Warncke, Paddy Howes, Marius Swart, Steve Crane, Roger Lee and Marisa Bascheira. Although the grey skies ruled out a colourful sunset there were many things to photograph, from people to birds, and we spent an enjoyableContinue reading “Strand Beach Outing”

‘Dance of Light Photographic Workshops 2009’

Macro Photography Workshop Discover the magic and specialized techniques of Macro Photography Dates: February 27, 28 & March 1 / FULL Venue: “33 STELLENBOSCH” Cost: R2700 per person with R1500 deposit Autumn in the Vineyard An opportunity to immerse yourself in the beautiful Landscapes of the area Dates: May 29, 30, 31 Venue: “33 STELLENBOSCH”Continue reading “‘Dance of Light Photographic Workshops 2009’”

Looking ahead to …

Our next meeting takes place on Wednesday 11th March at the Somerset West Library Hall, at 7.30pm.  It is a ‘Competition’ meeting and the Set Subject is ‘Energy’.  I have been wracking my brains as to how I am going to interpret ‘energy’ … it’s quite difficult (for me) … and it’s going to involveContinue reading “Looking ahead to …”

Report: Moutain Bike Outing, Paarl, Sunday 15th Feb ’09

Ten HPS members arrived (as well as 10 mountain bikers) at the gate to the Taal Monument on Sunday morning.  We scrambled down the slippery track and found positions where we could shoot the bikers as they launched themselves over hills, along ‘walls of death’ and down steep overhangs – it was a ‘leap ofContinue reading “Report: Moutain Bike Outing, Paarl, Sunday 15th Feb ’09”

Helderberg Evening Outing to the Strand 21st Feb. 5pm

Image of Strand Beach at sunset, by Caroline Hartley Due to the fact that  the Jonkershoek fires have devastated the landscape, we will instead be starting our outing at the Life-Savers’ Hut on Strand Beach at 5pm on Saturday 21st February.  We might move along to the Gordon’s Bay coast and beyond.  Bring some nibbles,Continue reading “Helderberg Evening Outing to the Strand 21st Feb. 5pm”

Helderberg/Hermanus Joint Evaluation Evening

Wednesday 11th February, 2009; Somerset West Hermanus Photographic Society joined Helderberg for a joint Evaluation Meeting, which proved to be relaxed, friendly and most beneficial.  Some 80 – 90 people attended the meeting.  We were happy to also welcome the new PSSA Director for the Western Cape, Johan Kloppers, who was accompanied by Michele SlaterContinue reading “Helderberg/Hermanus Joint Evaluation Evening”

50 Wonderful, Inspiring Photoblogs

50 Wonderful, Inspiring Photoblogs | Inspiration | Smashing Magazine A photoblog is a very specific type of blog. Its focus is photography, and there are typically few words beyond a caption and comments. Photoblogs are easy to set up and maintain, and they make great photo galleries for photographers who are put off by theContinue reading “50 Wonderful, Inspiring Photoblogs”