From the PRO – Sep 2017


SPRING IS IN THE AIR –  No more excuses about lying in bed, time to get out there and get these images. Please continue to inspire us with your images, on FB, in our competitions etc.

CONGRESS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER –  If you have not registered get over to our web site here and register NOW.  It is going to be different with different opportunities/challenges and some great speakers. Safety measures are all in place, NO WORRIES IN THAT ASPECT.  Enjoy it and we look forward to your images in our various media.

PLEASE PLEASE keep checking our web site as it is updated on a daily basis and IMPORTANT information, notices, rules and regulations are all on our web site.  

Invoices have gone out now for membership renewal, if you have not received yours, please contact Ria, our Membership Secretary.

congratsCONGRATULATIONS to all our recent Honours applicants, the panels are on our web site here and a pleasure to view.  WELL DONE ALL.   To all the unsuccessful applicants this time round, PLEASE continue with this challenge, it is an honour.   Next round January 2018, start working on your panels now.

MORE CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COE APPLICANTS – These results and panels will also be published on our web site soon and which is also another great inspiration for us all.

PSSA MONTHLY COMPETITIONS – As always our monthly competitions of Senior, Junior and our Web Site competition offer stunning images. Just as always some friendly reminders –  On Photovault REMEMBER to always scroll down from Independent to put your club in – I am sure you want your club to be honoured and mentioned especially if your images are winners.   It is always a pleasure to see the work being done around the country.    ANOTHER FRIENDLY REMINDER – Please when you enter your image please have that lovely story ready, we take great pleasure in reading the story attached to the winning images as it is a learning process for us all.  THANK YOU APPRECIATE.

imageOUR IMAGE MAGAZINE – Our Magazine continues to inspire us in many ways.   The tutorials that Hein challenges us with are certainly a learning process.    Our last Magazine for the year in October will have all the Honours Panels displayed as well as many images from the Congress. Look out for it in October sometime.

Thank you for your feedback to PSSA, it is very much appreciated and we certainly take cognance of it.  Please continue to do this for us as it is all part of the communication strategy.

Ask yourself these questions every now again “Why do I do photography”  “Do I challenge myself enough in this hobby”?

Ansel Adams quotes:

  • “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” …
  • “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” …
  • “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” …
  • “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.

Thank you