We will have a talk and Q&A session from
Carl Jason Smorenburg on landscape & seascapes. Geoff Feldon on Mono photography. Dave Nisbet on rallies and surfing. They are all available and ready to share their techniques.
Kierran Allen will tell us all about Top Gear Festival.
We are also going to do some Photoshop tips and tricks, which will be an open discussion and help forum. See you there.
Good day all
The Chairman and members of Maritzburg camera club are very happy to formally announce the 2014 KZN Regional Congress. This will happen on the weekend of 25-27 July 2014 at the Fern Hill Hotel, just outside Howick in the Midlands. This is a beautiful part of the province – even in the icy winter!!
There are some excellent speakers lined up and there will also be lots of time available for your own private photography as well as a photo circuit.
On the home page of the PSSA website is a flyer showing all the details...
I love stories that motivate me and make me want to go out and shoot more. This short video made as a promotion for the new Nikkon D4s makes me want to do just that. Beautifully shot and a great inspiration! Check it out on Vimeo:
Also check out the behind the scenes on how the video was created. (A good story on its own.)
The Congress will kick off with a Cocktail Party on Friday, 25th July, at Fern Hill Hotel with one speaker to follow. On Saturday, 26th July, there will be early free time for Circuit Photography and 4 speakers will present on the day. KZN Interclub results will be viewed after dinner. On Sunday, 27th July, there will be more photography time, one speaker and the Regional AGM, where after the Congress comes to a close.
We have had confirmation from 4 speakers on diverse subjects: Macro, Bird Photography, Sport Photography and Colour in Photography...Read More
Our planned visit to Duck and Deck on the 5th has been cancelled as it clashes with the Canon Roadshow which is being held on the same day and attracts many of our members both Canon users and other. Any of you not attending the Roadshow might want to venture across to the Duck and Deck in Kassier road for photos and brunch at the tea garden.
We will be going to the Marian hill monastery on the 12th April (Saturday). Meet at the monastery at 7:45 and Father Henry will be our guide at 8:00...
For those members interested in submitting photographs for the upcoming Royal show in Pietermaritzburg at the end of May, here are a few details.
Photography falls under the Crafts and Home Industries Section and entries have to be submitted and entry fees paid by 25th April. Your photograph must then be delivered by the 8th May. Catalogues and entry forms are available from the Natal Witness. The telephone no. of Royal Agricultural Society is 033 345 6274
Sorry it has been the “not so weekly” roundup. Things got a bit busy but will try get this going again…
The Image Story
The Image Story is a website that tries to dig a little bit deeper than the image itself. Here they not only showcase beautiful photography but they explore the story and process behind the image. The focus is not the technical details but details such as: What inspired the image? What preparation was needed? What were the decisions behind the composition, etc, etc.
This one is one for all the ‘gear heads’ out there… Shotkit is a website that explores the gear in the...Read More