Hermanus Photographic Society
Set subject competition

Set subject competition

The monthly set subject competition is intended to test and stretch the technical and creative abilities of our member photographers. 

MayH is for?
JuneChiaroscuro and/or Photographing Light
Additional set subject (not a competition): Local Spiders : Dr Vic Hamilton-Atwell requesting any photos for his pending book “SPIDERS OF FERNKLOOF AND SURROUNDING FYNBOS”
JulyThe Number 3
AugustSport in action
SeptemberSpirals in Nature
OctoberPortrait of a family or a friend’s pet
DecemberFood and Drink
MarchTrees and Leaves
AprilPlanes, Trains and Automobiles
MayCreative Shutter Speed (a set 1/10th second) 
JuneStill life

Winner of set subject H is for… Hippo Happiness by © Carina de Klerk. This image was also awarded overall image of the month.

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© Crighton Klassen’s image the wreck of the Meisho Meru was the set subject winner for Abandoned structures competition.

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The Desolate Jetty by © Crighton Klassen was the winner in the Moods competition.

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February’s winner of the ‘Decisive Moment‘ topic is Narrow escape by © Carina de Klerk. 5-Star.

Your old photograph revived. Set subject winner Hilltop Chapel 2016 by © Peter Jaquire. The December competition required an old photograph to be revived with creative editing and or enhancements to the original photograph.

The viewing platform by © Phil Sturgess was the winning image in the November 2021 competition to depict moving waters.

Winner of Bokeh, October 2021 was Elgin Railway Market Cat © Rene Pretorius


Triptych, A story in Three. Winner of set subject image for September 2021.

A Goliath Heron in Action © Treurnicht du Toit.

Triptych – a story in three photos

Winner of Lines and Geometry set subject, August 2021.

BoKaap Lines © Mari Botes

Lines and Geometry