Three Western Cape club members were again amongst the top nine performers in the February PSSA competitions. Two of them were first runners-up: Alida Heine from Tygerberg in the Junior Club competition with the image Swan Lake and Charles Naude of Hermanus with the image Vuurvinkie in the website competition. Michele-Ann Nel from Creative Camera Club was the second runner-up in the website competition with the image Trying to keep up.

“Vuurvinkie” by Charles Naude from Hermanus Photographic Society is the 1st runner-up in the website competition.
“Trying to keep up” by Michele-Ann Nel of Creative Camera Club was the 2nd runner-up in the website competition.

In the Senior Club competition, the image Ostrich by Leney Stipp of Paarl narrowly missed a top three position with a score of 38. Dante Parisi of Fish Hoek (37 points) and Peter Hardcastle of Swartland, Juan Venter of Tafelberg and Bennie Vivier of Tygerberg all with a score of 36, were also among the Top 10 club entries.

February Senior ClubsFeb scorePSSA PosWCPF PosImage
Paarl Photographic Club3841Leney Stipp – Ostrich
Fish Hoek Photographic Society3762Dante Parisi – come on let us play
Swartland Fotografieklub3683Peter Hardcastle – Yzerfontein Sunset
Tafelberg Fotografieklub3683Juan Venter – Old Car
Tygerberg Photographic Society3683Bennie Vivier – In a galaxy far far away
Helderberg Photographic Society35174Rachel Gemmell – Malachite Mono
Creative Camera Club34255Michele-Ann Nel – Leaving
Hermanus Photographic Society34255David Wilson – Last Gasp for Kermit
Cape Town Photographic Society32436Kim Stevens – Lines in the san
Witzenberg Photographic Society32436Phillip De Lange – Dahlia

It is heartening to see that four school clubs are among the Western Cape clubs that entered the February Junior Club competition – what’s more, Liza du Toit from Charlie Hofmeyer Hoërskool are among the Top 10 club entries with Top of the World. It scored the same as the entry from Tafklub, Sunrise drink by Karen van Zyl. Alida Heine from Tygerberg did us proud by being the first runner-up (see featured image).

February Junior ClubFeb scorePSSA PosWCPF PosImage Title
Tygerberg Photographic Society4021Alida Heine – SWAN LAKE
Schools – Charlie Hofmeyer3762Liza Du Toit – Top of the world
Tafelberg Fotografieklub3762Karen van Zyl – Sunrise drink
Cape Town Photographic Society34134Joyce Goldschmidt – Upwardly mobile
Fish Hoek Photographic Society34134Didi Franklin – competition
Swartland Fotografieklub34134Celine Janse van Rensburg – Dream state
Creative Camera Club32337Chris Herselman – Man at work
Hermanus Photographic Society32337Peter Jaquire – I am Too Sexy for this Pic
Paarl Photographic Club32337Esme Bruwer – Purple Beauty
Schools Western Cape Photographers32337Thomas Bothe – Spicy star
Schools Aristea Fotoclub313911 Liyema Mgoqi – Klein River Lagoon
Schools – Christelike Malmesbury313911Marco Du Plooy – Melk by die tee
Witzenberg Photographic Society313911Denise De Kock – spices on spoons

In the February website competition two Western Cape members feature amongst the Top 3 – Charles Naude of Hermanus and Michele-Ann Nel of Creative (see above).

February websiteClubFeb scorePSSA PosWCPF PosImage Title
Charles NaudeHermanus Photographic Society3921Vuurvinkie
Michele-Ann NelCreative Camera Club3832Trying to keep up
Carina de KlerkHermanus Photographic Society36123Oranje rainstorm
Elizma FourieHermanus Photographic Society35184We are family
Crighton KlassenHermanus Photographic Society34215Spanish fly
Mariana VisserTafelberg Photographic Society34215spoke om ons
Louise De LangeWitzenberg Club33277Alone in the middle
Theo PotgieterCape Town Photographic Society33277Elephant love
Phillip De LangeWitzenberg Club30428Dahlia

Some more good news is that Evelyn Gibson has informed us that Theo Potgieter’s image Yesterday’s hero (above) has been promoted to the 2nd runner-up position in the November website competition.