What Makes a Great Photograph

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”

Why ISO Is the New Megapixel

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”

Competition Meeting Wed. 10th Feb. 2010

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”

Photography courses by Roger Lee (HPS Member)

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)”

15 Tips for Low Light Landscape Photography

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