Monthly Themes

SEPTEMBER 2020

Shallow depth of field:

Achieved by shooting photographs with a low f-number, or f-stop — from 1.4 to about 5.6 — to let in more light. This puts your plane of focus between a few inches and a few feet. Depending on your subject and area of focus point, you can blur the foreground or background of your image. Shallow depth of field is a brilliant way to capture shots. It sharpens your subject and blurs the background.


Manipulation is not allowed. It will be left to judges to ascertain that the above guidelines are met and to accept or reject any photos on that basis.

OCTOBER 2020

Windpompe Definisie:

‘n Windpomp is ‘n tipe windmeul waarmee water deur middel van windkrag gepomp word. Dit kan water uit boorgate, putte, fonteine, damme en riviere pomp. Windpompe word tot vandag toe algemeen op die Suid-Afrikaanse platteland en in buurlande aangetref. Neem ‘n foto van enige windpomp – ‘n landskap prentjie of elemente van die windpompe. Benodighede: Kreatiwiteit, ‘n kamera (meskien ‘n driepoot), die regte omgewing en tydsberekening en meeste van alles verbeelding.)

Manipulasie van die foto deur middel van sagteware word nie toegelaat nie Dit sal aan die beoordelaars oorgelaat word om seker te maak dat die bogenoemde riglyne nagekom word en om foto’s op hierdie basis te aanvaar of te verwerp.

NOVEMBER 2020

Past its sell by date

Definition: old-fashioned or no longer useful or interesting: not wanted or considered useful anymore because it is too old: Also applies to flowers and perishable foodstuffs – all kinds of old, unwanted and perishing objects composed in an artistic way.


Manipulation is not allowed

It will be left to judges to ascertain that the above guidelines are met and to accept or reject any photos on that basis.