Wheel of Excellence: Last Week

The Wheel of Excellence at the V&A Waterfront will cease operating at the end of February before being taken down and moving elsewhere. So if you’ve been putting off photographing it or riding on it, now is the time. For details of operating hours and ticket prices, visit capewheel.co.za. Thanks to Paul of the CapeContinue reading “Wheel of Excellence: Last Week”

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”

Franschhoek Motor Museum: Concours & Time Trials

I’m sure that some of our members will be interested in attending, and photographing at this event. The Franschhoek Motor Museum will host the FMM Concours and Time Trial, a glamorous celebration of classic cars, on the L’Ormarins wine farm on 27 & 28 February 2010. Showcasing the most coveted cars, all produced between 1900Continue reading “Franschhoek Motor Museum: Concours & Time Trials”

February and March 2010 Outings

Please make a note of the following outings, organised by Paddy: ‘OLD CARS’ (Wijnland Auto Museum) next to the Cape Garden Centre on the N1 on the way to Paarl – take Exit 34.  Meet there at 9.30 am on Saturday 27th February.  R50 entrance fee payable at the museum. This is an ideal opportunityContinue reading “February and March 2010 Outings”

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2009

Iziko Museum, Company Gardens, Cape Town. Until 13th March 2010. I visited the exhibition recently and marvelled at most of the photographs. Being a bit of a photographic purist, I could not appreciate the 2008 and 2009 winners receiving accolades for photographs that had been ‘organised’ by the setting off of trap-beams, instead of physically pressing theContinue reading “Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2009”

HPS Gala evening 9th December 2009

A very warm welcome to you all, and thank you for coming to this our last meeting of the year. We have several guests here tonight, one of whom is a past member of our club, and who needs no introduction, Max Leipold.  Max won the Golden Apple Award at Interclub this year, with twoContinue reading “HPS Gala evening 9th December 2009”