Congratulations to Julia Mukheibir from Port Elizabeth Camera Club

Julia is our October winner with "Minutes before the storm"

2018 10 Julia Mukheibir Port Elizabeth Camera Club Minutes before the storm

 I took this image on the Alexandria dune field in September this year. The dune field is remarkable – it is the largest dune field in the Southern Hemisphere and is about 80km long and up to 5km wide in places. It is immense and incredibly beautiful. The day I took this was one of the worst days we had this year – the weather was appalling - it was around 5:30 pm and it had been raining heavily the day before, it was bitterly cold (only about 12 degrees C) and the wind was voracious. The clouds were building up and the light was fading quickly but I stayed out there, braving the weather and hoping for something special. I was rewarded with this soft light (very briefly) which emphasised the patterns in the sand and the sand being blown across the dunes. Within minutes the clouds moved over, the thunder started and it started pouring with rain. I literally took three or four shots and hiked back off the dunes.

Taken with my Fuji XT2 , XF 10-24mm, 1/60sec, f/14 at ISO 100 with a tripod

Julia


Our 1st runner-up is Simon Fletcher from Rustenburg Photographic Society with "Morning Sunrise"

SimonFletcher Rustenburg Photographic Society Morning Sunrise

 

Our 2nd runner-up is John Coumbias from Benoni Camera Club with "Old Lady"

JohnCoumbias Benoni Camera Club old lady

 

Thank you to the judges.  
The judging this month was done by West Rand Camera Club

 

Click here for the Oct 2018 scoresheet for Seniors


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OCTOBER SENIOR CLUB WINNERS

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HOW DOES THIS COMPETITION WORK?


This is a PSSA monthly competition where clubs enter their monthly Senior winner onto Photovault. Appointed judges select the winning image.  The monthly winner gets displayed on the home page of our Web site for the duration of the month.  

For the Senior Club Competition Winner of the Month, a club representative (ideally the Chairperson) submits the Senior club winner via Photovault at www.photovaultonline.com

Instructions on how to upload your entry onto Photovault can be downloaded here  doc


At the end of the PSSA calendar year (30 June of each year) the Senior Club Competition Winning Image of the Year is selected.