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A workshop in Kirstenbosch

I received this e-mail about a workshop that might interest those members not making the trek to Bredasdorp for the air show on that day.

Dear Photography Enthusiasts,
Below please find information on the next course that we will be offering.  Please do circulate amongst your club members as we would be delighted to have them join us!


DISCOVER DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

14th Nov 2009 – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Newlands

National Geographic and Getaway bring you Discover Digital, a one day photography workshop

which will not only leave you inspired but will teach you the necessary skills and knowledge

required to take that perfect picture!

The workshops have something for everyone whether you are a beginner or someone with

a little more experience.

Dave Rogers, who will be presenting the course, is a good friend of Getaway.  Prior to setting up his own business in 2000, David spent seven years as assistant editor at Getaway magazine writing and photographing more than 100 features including 20 cover stories for which he won several awards.
Dave is adding a practical element to the course, which we are very excited about!
The outline of the day is as follows:
   1. Introduction to ways of seeing
   2. A short slide show of bird, macro, landscapes, animals, etc.
   3. My top tips for great photography
   4. Making the most of your camera
   5. Work flow using Lightroom
   6. Processing images using Lightroom and Photoshop
   7. Short listing and analysing images
Join us and be inspired!

COST

R700 per person (Getaway subscribers pay R630)

Cost includes tuition, course notes, meals, refreshments and a complimentary three-month subscription to Getaway magazine.

For more information, please contact Tracy-Lee Behr on tracy-lee@ramsaymedia.co.za or 021 530 3379.

Kind regards,

Tracy-Lee

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Overberg Photographic Workshop

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Join Wicus Leeuwner & JJ van Heerden on the
Overberg Photographic Workshop


The workshop is aimed at photographers wishing 
to find a creative way of improving their photography
by using artistic and design principles.
Both Beginners and Experienced Photographers 
will benefit.
The workshop is presented in a relaxed, informal
atmosphere, allowing individual freedom of expression!

Click on the link below to read more about the workshops
www.agape.co.za/overberg

For bookings and further information contact
Johan on 023  6251 593
or e-mail johanvanzijl@telkomsa.net

WORKSHOP BY TONY BRIDGE

Tony Bridge is offering a workshop (maximum 12 people) to be run in Stellenbosch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3rd, 4th and 5th of July, 2009.

To find out more about it, please contact Marthinus Retief at marthinus.retief@wspgroup.co.za asap.  First come, first served!

Southern Cape Digital Workshop

Join well-known photographer David Rogers from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July for a three-day workshop focusing on the coastal and floral treasures of the Southern Cape. The workshop includes accommodation at Bucaco Sud in the quiet coastal town of Betty’s Bay.

This area is the heart of the Cape Floral Region, which has such diversity of plants that it has been proclaimed a World Heritage Site. Our field trips, where we will be accompanied by a guide as well as David Rogers, will take us to Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, Kogelberg Nature Reserve as well as scenic stretches of the southern Cape coastline.

David will cover the following subjects in two lectures that will be held in the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens.

  1. Wildlife, landscape, macro and bird photography techniques
  2. Equipment and settings
  3. Managing your images with Adobe Lightroom software
  4. Working in RAW and tips for great results
  5. Various creative techniques including adding graduated filters and creating seamless panoramas.

There will be an opportunity for David to analyse images taken during the workshop. It is targeted at digital SLR camera users but partners are also welcome.

David Rogers is a professional photographer and writer specializing in natural history and tourism. He has a degree in Environmental and Geographical Science and English from the University of Cape Town. After starting his career as an editor at Reader’s Digest Special Books he became an award-winning photojournalist at Getaway magazine where he spent seven years. As a freelancer for the past 10 years he has featured in Africa Geographic, Conde Naste Traveller, Travel Africa, Sunday Times, Getaway, Geo, Travel and Leisure and many other titles. He now concentrates on photographing lodges, making books and running specialist photographic trips throughout Southern and East Africa. For more go to www.davidrogers.co.za

His most recent titles include:

Winelands in Style (Africa Geographic, 2009)
Classic Safari Camps of Africa (Hornbill, 2008)
South Africa in Style (Africa Geographic, 2008)
African Islands in Style (Africa Geographic, 2007)
Living Landscapes of Southern Africa (Struik, 2007)
East Africa in Style (Africa Geographic, 2006)
Zambia in Style (Africa Geographic, 2006)
Southern Africa in Style (Africa Geographic, 2005)
Zambia Landscapes (Struik, 2004)

The workshop price of R2,995-00 per person includes accommodation and all meals, comprehensive lecture notes, a guide and David Rogers.

Where applicable, entrance is free to Botanical Society members or those with Wild Cards, otherwise entrance fees will be payable by individuals.

IN ORDER TO ENSURE PERSONAL ATTENTION, NUMBERS ARE RESTRICTED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS.

TO MAKE A BOOKING PLEASE CONTACT JOHN TAYLOR:

EMAIL: john@bestcape.co.za
FAX: 086 5731371
CELL: 082 5646001

A MINIMUM DEPOSIT OF 50% WILL RESERVE YOUR PLACE.

BALANCE DUE BY NO LATER THAN 25 JUNE 2009.

Cederberg Workshops

There have been two cancellations for the Cederberg Workshop from 4 to 8 May; so this is your chance to get in if you missed it before the slots all filled up. See our previous post for details of the workshop.

2009 Photoshop Workshops

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DANCE OF LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Eric & Nicole Palmer present in STELLENBOSCH

BEGINNERS PHOTOSHOP DAY on the 9 May 2009

ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP DAY on the 13 June 2009

Time: 8h30 to 17h30
Cost: R 650 per person
Venue: Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

For details and bookings:
contact Nicole directly on 082 5105 694
or e-mail : nicolep@adept.co.za

Overberg & Cederberg Workshops

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