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)”

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”

Full Moon Outing Sat.30th Jan.2010

Despite it being incredibly windy – and later, very cold – quite a few members ventured to the top of Signal Hill – Bernard, Irmel, Paddy, David and Celine, John and Liz, Marius, Caroline, Harry and Susan, Marisa and Neil, Rosie, Kina, and Nettie.  Neels was also there with a small group from CTPS. ThoseContinue reading “Full Moon Outing Sat.30th Jan.2010”

Captured Experiences Photo Competition

Captured Experiences Photo Competition – 10 Categories – 120 prizes – and an additional 7 special prizes Visit any of the 6 Arid Parks in the Northern Cape throughout 2010 and share your special moments in nature with us to win great prizes! Winners of each round will have their photos published in an upmarketContinue reading “Captured Experiences Photo Competition”

Outing: University Stellenbosch ‘Jool’

Sat 23rd January 2010.  Those who could make it (Irmel, Paddy, Marius, Hilde, Nettie, Michele, Rosie, Denise, David and Celine – hope I haven’t left anyone out!) met in front of JJ’s shop, and then spread out a bit to wait for the float parade. At last the flag-waving majorettes arrived, with a ‘Kaapse Klopse’Continue reading “Outing: University Stellenbosch ‘Jool’”

Wicus Leeuwner and JJ van Heerden Workshops

You are invited to join us in… Two 2010 Photographic Workshops! Come and meet old friends … or make new ones! with Wicus Leeuwner & JJ van Heerden Your choice of two workshops: Cederberg : Monday 19 April to Friday 23 April (less than 4 months away- secure YOUR place now!) Overberg : Wednesday 20Continue reading “Wicus Leeuwner and JJ van Heerden Workshops”

Dance of Light Workshops 2010

      Macro Photography        Dates: March… … … …   5, 6, 7                   November… … … 5, 6, 7     Autumn in the Vineyards        Dates: June … … … …    4, 5, 6             Face to Face     Photographing people       Dates: March… … … 19, 20, 21                   September …  10, 11, 12    Cost:R2950 perContinue reading “Dance of Light Workshops 2010”

Newsletter from Cape Photographic Company

Peter Haarhoff of Cape Photographic Company e-mailed this newsletter that may be of interest to members. Hello Helderberg Photographic Society I think there is something magical about taking photographs at night, something that is often lacking in normal daylight photographs, but as the sun goes down, it becomes harder to capture stunning images without theContinue reading “Newsletter from Cape Photographic Company”

Airshow Photography

Chris Joubert sent along an article he’d found on airshow photography and I thought I’d add a link to the article I used as a reference when I first started attending airshows with my camera. Airshow Photography – How to Maximize Outstanding Photographic Opportunities of Fast Moving Objects Airshow Photography Tips Those wishing to tryContinue reading “Airshow Photography”