Lithium-ion Batteries — all the info you ever wanted

Peter Smith forwarded some info he was sent after a discussion on camcorder battery life. He thought that this might be of interest to our members. I found that the text was an excerpt from the Wikipedia entry on Lithium-ion batteries so rather than duplicating it here I’ll simply give you the link to theContinue reading “Lithium-ion Batteries — all the info you ever wanted”

On Special Offer at Picture Works, Stellenbosch

Herewith the list of special offers for February: Pentax KM with Pentax 18-55mm lens: R6399 Fuji S5 Pro Body (This is a Nikon D200, but with the sensor replaced with a 12 Million Pixel Fuji Super SR Pro CCD, giving over 13 stops dynamic range, which is 40% higher than the Nikon D300 or CanonContinue reading “On Special Offer at Picture Works, Stellenbosch”

Your Complete Guide to Photo Backups

Your Complete Guide to Photo Backups Backing up photos is one of the most critical (ongoing) tasks for photographers, both amateur and professional. The “computer age” has been a blessing, allowing us to store and share huge amounts of digital photos. But that blessing has created the need to protect those delicate digital files, andContinue reading “Your Complete Guide to Photo Backups”

Free 10-Week Photoshop Course

CreativeTechs Tips » Free 10-Week Photoshop Course. I’d like to take a break from our normal tips format to announce something big. In two weeks, CreativeTechs is kicking off a free, 10-week, worldwide, Photoshop course. Jason Hoppe, our Adobe Certified Instructor, has designed a comprehensive course that covers Photoshop CS4 in detail. If you’ve beenContinue reading “Free 10-Week Photoshop Course”

HPS AV Corner 2009

Welcome to all HPS members who enjoy creating audio visuals or are curious about this wonderful, expressive medium! Let’s start with our monthly AV meetings… AV MEETINGS Our monthly meetings take place on every last Wednesday of the month at 19:00 for 19:30 at the Library Hall in Somerset West. This year we’ll be settingContinue reading “HPS AV Corner 2009”

Message from Dr. Johan Kloppers, new Western Cape Director of PSSA

Dear Chairpersons,                             It has been week since I have been elected as your regional director. Firstly I would like to thank you for the entrusting me to fill this very important position and for your overwhelming positive response.            In the past there has been very negative vibes towards PSSA, and my aim isContinue reading “Message from Dr. Johan Kloppers, new Western Cape Director of PSSA”