Bring along a little picnic, something to sit on, your camera AND its manual, possibly your laptop (which will have to run on its batteries), and make a space for yourself on Paddy and Graham Howes’s lawn (from 2pm). This will be an interactive, informal get together at which we can help each other understandContinue reading “‘Picnic Outing’ – Saturday 2nd May ’09”
HPS OUTING: ‘SUNRISE, SUNSET, SEA, SAND AND SUNBURN’ 20-22 Mar’09 Walker Bay Nature Reserve, sunrise at Danger Point, then on to the lighthouse, Kleinbaai to see the shark-cage-diving boats, Franskraal for sunrise, Gansbaai harbour, De Kelders for sunset. It was just one of the most productive photographic weekends – our first for HPS’09. Having justContinue reading “HPS Outing to Gansbaai …. by Paddy Howes”
More than 50 members and guests arrived for our Competition Meeting, the set subject being ‘Energy’. After welcoming everyone, Nettie called on Marius Swart, and Pieter van der Westhuizen, who ‘Got their Feet Wet’ – each showing 5 favourite images. We look forward to seeing more of their work in competition and evaluation. Paddy spokeContinue reading “Competition Meeting Wed. 11th Feb.’09”
Paddy has organised an outing to Gansbaai from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March, 2009. Four self-catering units, offering accommodation for two people per unit, are available at R180 per person per night. Each unit has a bathroom and kitchen facilities, with bedding and towels provided. Situated above the harbour, the venue is centrally situatedContinue reading “HPS Outing to Gansbaai 20 – 22 March ’09”
Image of Strand Beach at sunset, by Caroline Hartley Due to the fact that the Jonkershoek fires have devastated the landscape, we will instead be starting our outing at the Life-Savers’ Hut on Strand Beach at 5pm on Saturday 21st February. We might move along to the Gordon’s Bay coast and beyond. Bring some nibbles,Continue reading “Helderberg Evening Outing to the Strand 21st Feb. 5pm”
Welcome to all HPS members who enjoy creating audio visuals or are curious about this wonderful, expressive medium! Let’s start with our monthly AV meetings… AV MEETINGS Our monthly meetings take place on every last Wednesday of the month at 19:00 for 19:30 at the Library Hall in Somerset West. This year we’ll be settingContinue reading “HPS AV Corner 2009”
Paddy is organising an outing to Jonkershoek on Sat. 21st Feb at 3pm – we will meet at the coffee shop at the entrance to the Reserve. Depending on time and inclination, we may move to the Strand for a few evening shots on the beach, and perhaps a snack afterwards.
Committee: I should like to thank the members of the HPS Committee for their continued commitment and input. Bernard Seymour-Hall, our Treasurer, will be Vice Chair in 2009, which means that he will be our new Chairman in 2010. Irmel Dunaiski organizes the Audio-visual Section, and Paddy Howes is the Secretary and handles all theContinue reading “2008 HPS Chairman’s Report (short version)”