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    Please refer to our programme for specific dates.

    Club meeting
    19h15 on second Wednesday of each month.

    BWI meeting
    (Black & White + Information)
    19h15 on first Wednesday of each month.


    Audio-Visual meeting
    19h00 on last Wednesday of each odd-numbered month. Held at a private home, use contact link above to request details.

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Questions & Answers

Our next meeting on 8 April is an evaluation evening and as we have no speaker for after tea; we have decided to make it a question and answer evening.

We would like you to submit any questions you want answered in comments on this post, be they how to do something in Photoshop or how to do something in your camera. I will then research those questions and come up with answers I can provide at the meeting, with demonstrations where appropriate. As I will need some time for research, get your questions in earlier rather than later or you might find your question not being answered.

It will be a good idea to bring a pen and some paper to take notes, whether you asked a question or not. We’ll all be able to learn something from the discussion around the questions and answers.

Photo by Travelin’ Librarian


Wings Platinum

The South African distributors of AV Stumpfl products have a downloads page that offers a number of Wings Platinum tutorials as well as a link to download the basic version of Wings.

Audio-Visual Meeting Wed. 25th March ’09

This month’s task was sequences of zooms (last month it was ‘third images’), and next month it will be ‘dark/light images’ (where a dark section on the image is substituted by a light one, using the fading technique).  Nothing is as easy as it seems (!)… and one needs the time to play 🙂 … we carry on as best we can!  Irmel showed two travelogues – one featuring the city of Prague, and the other the city of Budapest – both contained excellent audio- visual work as well as beautiful ‘stand-alone’ images.  Clive Kefford brought along an audio-visual made by a renowned av-maker, Barry Beckham (www.beckhamdigital.co.uk) on Yosemite – beautiful images set to Tony O’Connor’s music.  Johan Beyers visited us from Paarl – he brought ‘pictures set to music’ on Botswana (some stunning images taken from the air), and is now going to attempt to learn Wings Basic for a more professional finish! After tea, Irmel took us through a few more tips on Wings … and sent us off with homework to be done (‘dark/light’).

Classics in Lego

Mike Stimpson aka Balakov has a great set of photos recreating Classics in Lego. For each of these he has used Lego figures and pieces to recreate a classic photograph. Definitely worth browsing through, or view the set as a slideshow.

How many of these famous photographs can you recognise without looking them up?

Top Ten Annoying Things That Photographers Say to Each Other

Top Ten Annoying Things That Photographers Say to Each Other | Paul Burwell Photography

Last week’s list of the Top Ten Annoying Things to Say to a Wildlife Photographer was quite popular and it generated a lot of great comments. That has inspired me to produce another Top Ten list for this week. Today’s list compiles the top ten things that other photographers have said to me that I’ve found to be annoying. And, the more often I’ve heard something the more annoying it tends to be. That’s just the way I am.

Exposure Tips


If you’re having trouble getting the right exposure, here are some basic tips that might help you solve your problems.

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2009

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2009 | PhotographyBLOG

This year’s Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day will be held on April 26, and the organisers invite everyone who uses a pinhole camera to participate. Anyone who takes a pinhole photograph on the last Sunday of April (26th) and scans it can upload it to www.pinholeday.org where it becomes part of a public gallery. Pinhole cameras are the oldest photographic tools, which are used to create photos without a lens. So if you as a photographer are looking for routes to your roots, Pinhole Day may be just your ticket.