Newcomers to Photography, and even seasoned shooters, are often confused as to what it is exactly that makes a Great Photograph. We all know what a pretty, or cute, or moving photograph is, at least at some emotional, non-verbal level, but we find it hard to define in words what separates the Good from theContinue reading “What Makes a Great Photograph”
Here are the digital/projected image winners of the February competition for which the set subject was Sweets/Candy. Set Subject Rainbow Nation Pawns Chris Joubert Sparkles Nettie Warncke Swirling Smarties Rosie Burton Open Tafelberg Neels Beyers Windsurfer Neels Beyers Cape Town Marius Swart
This article expands on some of the information Roger gave at the last meeting, and goes on to explain how the focus of the camera technology race has shifted from increasing megapixel counts to increasing light sensitivity; meaning cameras can shoot at higher and higher ISO numbers, with less noise than ever before. Giz Explains:Continue reading “Why ISO Is the New Megapixel”
Please check the Magalies Foto Fun Club website http://www.magaliesfotofunclub.co.za for details of their 2nd Audio Visual Salon taking place soon.
More than 50 people arrived for the meeting – quite a few were there for the first time and applied to become members. Bernard welcomed everyone, and asked us to spare a thought for Paddy and Graham Howes, whose farm in Franschhoek was very badly hit by the recent fire. The outing this month takesContinue reading “Competition Meeting Wed. 10th Feb. 2010”
Enjoy Digital Photography ‘Arguably one of the best introductory courses available…’ Whatever camera you have and, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced camera owner, your photography and your enjoyment will benefit considerably from this course. You will have great fun using your camera in future. Join over 100 people whoContinue reading “Photography courses by Roger Lee (HPS Member)”
I don’t know if this has ever happened to you but one of the worst feelings in the world (photography-wise at least!) is discovering that your memory card has become corrupted and you’ve now lost all the photos you recently took. It happened to me on my old point and shoot card but I wasContinue reading “Memory Card Tips”
Capturing scenes in low light remains one of the most challenging aspects of photography, yet the results when executed well can be truly captivating. Whether it’s an energetic cityscape or ethereal seascape the possibilities are endless. Here are a few essentials points to consider before you begin. 15 Tips for Low Light Landscape Photography
While visiting a local art and craft store, I saw these flyers and thought they might interest some of our members.