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WCC & MCC Inter club challenge 2014

On Wednesday the 8th October MCC hosted WCC for the results of the Inter club competition. Their hosting was warn and inviting and we all felt like old friends getting together.
But there has to be a winner and as you should know by now Westville brought it home…

The results were as follows:

WCC 200 points
MCC 191 points

WCC 224 points
MCC 206 points

Top image in the Juniors was Charles Venter – Congratulations
Juniors 1st -The Bamboo Water Feature-Charles Venter

Top images jointly in the senior category was Pieter Venter (WCC) and Toni Le Roux (MCC) Congratiolations to both as well
Seniors 1st Simple form of ZEN-Pieter Venter

Seniors 1st Zen Leaf Circle-Toni le Roux-4star-MCC (1)

The following images were also top scori...

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October Meeting Changes…

Please take note of the following changes for October’s camera club meetings…

8th October – Workshop Meeting (at the normal venue).

On this evening we will be screening the WCC Salon acceptances and COM’s. The second part of the evening will be a Photoshop Q and A.

15th October – This evening the Interclub Challenge (Zen) will be judged. This judging will take place at PMB camera club. We encourage as many members as possible to make the trip to support the club.

22nd October – This will be our judging evening (a week later than normal). Please note that entries will still be closed on Monday ...

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The WCC Weekly Roundup

More Ideas to use your Speedlight

After a great workshop by Emanuel a couple of weeks ago here’s some more ideas on how to use your speedlight from arguably one of the best in the field: “Joe McNally”. This is a 6 part series that adds up to an hour long look at a master of speedlights.

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2014 KZN Regional Congress

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...

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The WCC Weekly Roundup


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:

Dedicated 1

Also check out the behind the scenes on how the video was created. (A good story on its own.)

Dedicated 2



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Royal Show Photographic Competition

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

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Durban South Basin Photo Competition

photo comp flyer final

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The FIVB Durban Volleyball Open 2013

Volleyball South Africa secured the rights to host the male and female tournaments under the auspices of the world governing body, the International Volleyball Federation. The 2013 Durban Open is expected to attract the best players from around the world.
South African teams still have a chance to qualify for the event. They will get the opportunity at the National Series, which will take place a week before the showpiece, at the same venue.
The teams will be vying for prize money of just over a million rand.
New Beach
End of West Street, in front of the Beach Hotel, Durban
Durban, Kwazulu-Nat...

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PSSA Raffle

The PSSA have arranged a raffle with an amazing prize of two days(22nd and 23rd May 2014) at the Giants Castle Vulture Hide, together with three consolation prizes. This doesn’t include accommodation but is for the coveted time at the Vulture Hide.
Tickets cost R10 and will be on sale at our meetings in November, January and February from Karen Fischer.
The winner will go into the grand draw which will take place at the PSSA meeting in Pietermaritzburg on the 1st March.

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SOS Oceans of Life Photographic Exhibition

One of the things I enjoyed the most at the Ushaka outing was listening to Judy’s wealth of knowledge about the aquarium and the oceans in general. She has kindly invited all members to attend a special lecture at the Sea World Education Centre as well as an exclusive first visit to “The Oceans of Life Photographic Exhibition”. I’ve attended a similar event in the past and highly recommend it.

photographic display invite

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