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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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Nikon Free Workshop

Book here for one of our free workshops focusing on Kids and Pet Photography. Bookings are now open for Durban, Cape Town and Centurion.

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Photo: Book here for one of our free workshops focusing on Kids and Pet Photography. Bookings are now open for Durban, Cape Town and Centurion.

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Durban Camera Club Inter-club Photo Circuit

For those who attended and submitted photos for the photo circuit, tonight will be the viewing and results.

Event: DCC Club night – Showing and Results of Inter-club Photo Circuit
Date: 12 September
Time: 7.30pm
Place: Milldene Park Retirement Village Hall, 65 Prospect Road, Durban North – directly behind the ‘PnP Hyper by the Sea’ (see map below).

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Notices and Reminders

SNAP : Latest copy of SNAP has been emailed to members as well as saved on the website.


Tuesday evening 13 Aug, Moyo Pier / New Beach – Fire and Sparks. 19H00

Requirements – Cameras and tripods.

REMINDER : PSSA KZN Region Interclub Competition and AGM will be hosted by Durban Camera Club this year.

Please see the details in Pieter’s post below – Also let Karen ( know by noon on Monday whether you’ll be attending.

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