GBPC PROGRAMME 2018

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Date

Function

Theme

Description

22/01/18

Training

Junk (Basic Photography)

 

05/02/18

Training

Shadows

 

19/02/18

Viewing

Junk Photo’s

 Old iron, glass, paper, second hand, worn, or discarded articles or other waste that may be used again in some form, does not incude junk food.
Photos must show understanding of basic photographic rules.
Rule of thirds, Balancing elements, Leading lines, Viewpoint, symmetry & patterns, Depth of Field, Framing and cropping.
Editing rules: All basic editing, bracketing and HDR are allowed , excluding blending of different photos as one photo.

05/03/18

Training

Buildings / Architecture

 

19/03/18

Viewing

Shadows

 Shadows with shapes and forms creating a whole new image pleasing to the viewer.
Note: Shadows are NOT silhouettes. A shadow is a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface.
A shadow will change in shape, definition, and color based on the positioning, quality, and color of the light creating it.
It will also change characteristics based on the object that it falls upon. This opens up room for a lot of creativity.
Limited editing allowed: Cropping, enhancement, stitching, removing of non-core elements.

21/03/18

Outing

To be advised

 

02/04/18

No Meeting

Public Holiday

 

09/04/18

Training

Anything with Wheels

 

23/04/18

Viewing

Buildings / Architecture

 Interesting & Creative buildings best depicting appealing architectural images. Normal editing rules, filters and HDR are allowed. No blending of different photos to single photo will be allowed.One image only, no composite images, standard image manipulation and post production only.

07/05/18

Training

People at Work

 

12/05/18

Practical

Macro Photography

 

21/05/18

Viewing

Anything with Wheels

 Any image that depicts a wheel either to move on and/or steer. Does not include all  items that go round, such as gears, machinery components etc. Includes special effects, makro, wide angles as well as motion blur, freeze frame, panning. Composites can be included. General enhancements accepted. 

04/06/18

Training

Long Exposure

 

18/06/18

Viewing

People at Work

 People photography: posed or candid street photography / portraiture.
Capture the person/s as well as their work/activity. Telling a story around the person/s at work.
Limited editing allowed:
Cropping, enhancement, stitching, removing of non-core elements.

02/07/18

Training

Stormy Seascapes

 

16/07/18

Viewing

Long Exposure

 Any image where the cameras shutter is opened long enough to reflect a long exposure effect which may include some blurring which enhances the image creatively or otherwise. One image, no composites, General enhancements accepted. One image only, no composite images, standard image manipulation and post production only.

20-22/07/18

Weekend

Wortelgat

 

06/08/18

Training

Farming & Agriculture

 

20/08/18

Viewing

Stormy Seascapes

 This theme needs two main elements: Stormy Weather and Seascape must both clearly represented in the photo. Normal editing rules, filters and HDR are allowed. No blending of different photos to single photo will be allowed.

03/09/18

Training

Touch of Colour

 

17/09/18

Viewing

Farming & Agriculture

 Any farming/agriculture activities or farming equipment and livestock can be captured and must be clearly recognized in the photo submitted to give the image an overall feel related to Farming. One image only, no composite images, standard image manipulation and post production only.

01/10/18

Training

Motion (Panning)

 

15/10/18

Viewing

Touch of Colour

 Creative images that enhance a focal point using colour. One image or blended images, no composite images, standard image manipulation and post production only

27/10/18

Outing

Greyton – Rose Festival

 

05/11/18

Training

Black & White (Vintage)

 

12/11/18

Meeting

AGM – Election of new committee

 

19/11/18

Viewing

Motion (Panning)

 Images that creatively express motion, via panning or other methods. One image, no composite images, standard image manipulation and post production only.

30/11/18

Social

Year end function

 

TBA – 2019

Viewing

Black & White/Vintage

 Colour, Sepia/Monochrome or similar creative effect to best depict any vintage scenario creatively. One image, no composites. General enhancements accepted.