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    19h15 on second Wednesday of each month.

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OpEd: 10 Oeuvres Aspiring Photographers Should Ignore

The other day while reading the internet I came across “The 10 Most Harmful Novels for Aspiring Writers.” I wondered whether there could be a list for photographers as well.  I thought about it and then sent my list to Blake Andrews to see if he wanted to contribute and have some fun with it.

Here are Blake’s five.

OpEd: 10 Oeuvres Aspiring Photographers Should Ignore

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The Arts Association Stellenbosch & US Art Gallery

… are exhibiting work by, amongst others, Nicole Palmer and Eric Palmer. Do try and get there! Wednesday 18th May until Saturday 19th June, 2010; Mon – Fri 9-5; Sat – 9-1. US Art Gallery, cnr. Dorp and Bird Streets, Stellenbosch.

Competition Meeting Wed. 12th May

Some 50 members and guests arrived for the Competition Meeting, the set subject being ‘Go Graphic’. There was a good selection of both prints and projected images, in the set subject, as well as in the open one.  Lanz von Horsten spoke afterwards on two particular images he was impressed with – a portrait by Marthinus and a landscape by Marietjie.  It was very interesting to receive feedback from an experienced photographer such as Lanz.  After tea Roger gave a talk on converting your slides to digital images using a slide projector and your camera (instead of scanning slides with a scanner).  He has an engaging way of explaining things, and we were highly entertained at the possibility of using ‘his’ method.  Thanks Roger! Before we all left for home, Steve showed a few instructional audio-visuals on various aspects of Photoshop … you learn something every time!

May Competition Winners: Projected Images

Here are the projected image winners from the May competition for which the set subject was Go Graphic.

Set Subject

  1. Desert Graphic 
    Paddy Howes 
  2. New Life
    Emma Finnemore 
  3. Go Graphic 
    Frank Reuvers 

Desert Graphic  New Life  Go Graphic

Open

  1. Can You Hear?
    Marthinus Retief 
  2. Grass 
    Neels Beyers 
  3. Misty Morn 
    Maritjie Kumst 

Can You Hear?  Grass  Misty Morn