Next date still to be announced

Presented by Pine Pienaar

Join well-known photographer Pine Pienaar for an exciting, informal weekend where you'll not only get to know your camera, but also enjoy the stars and some good company. Seats are limited, so you'll receive hands-on, personal attention so you can also take photo's like these.

Nestled below the Compassberg, Nieu-Bethesda is an oasis in the arid Karoo. This village, left behind in time attracts those seeking peace and tranquility.


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The program includes:

Two photography theory sessions: camera controls, functions and menus.
Stargazing and viewing through 10 inchdeep space telescope (weather permitting) and an astro talk.
Outdoor workshop in the beautiful Karoo landscape.
Indoor portrait lighting workshop where you'll photograph some colourful characters.
Ths Sunset workshop at the end of the day you will enjoy for sure. A visit to Helen Martins' Owlhouse.
JP will share his private fossil and artefact museum with you by showing you all the family has found in the past few years.
Guided talk on Ganora's Bushman paintings that date back to 10 000 years near the Anglo Boer War engravings will interest you for sure.
An evening of Karoo stories around the fire.
Home-cooked meals and teas.


Camera (recommended minimum, 5 Megapixels) and a pen, everything else is provided.


R3700 per person sharing(everything included except for transport and drinks).

R4200 for a person that would prefer single accommodation. (everything included except for transport and drinks)
A 50% deposit is required on bookings and a 10% cancellation fee applies.


Please book ahead of time, as there is limited space available.

Call Hester on: 049 841 1302 (office hours) or email:

Check availability and Book on-line with your credit card

Tel : 049 841 1302
Cell : 082 698 0029
Email :
GPS :  31°51'17.13"S   24°35'29.76"E

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