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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Caracal » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:20 pm

Sounds like a good idea to me Shane.....
Just thinking about this very quickly ...but one of my first thoughts is that we might all be showing the same kind of photos because we have all been to KTP ( well most of us) How about we include all parks especially those closer to Cape Town...ie Richtersveld, Namaqualand, WCNP etc.
And another thought..how about some photographic outings....I have had this thought before but have never got around to doing anything about it.....:) It would be great for those of us that have a little bit of "know how" to share with those that are just starting off in photography.
As I said ..just quick thoughts. :)

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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby shane » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:31 am

Morning Caracal, I like you idea ....... we include all the Arid Parks (even Bontebok NP etc). I little diversity in the presentations will go along way to make for an entertaining evening.

I spoke to Jannie (Kalahari Guru) and he would be open to talk generally on KTP and what he does ...... I think this would be a fanatastic talk and would generate alot of interest. He would only have time for a break after the KTP Cricket matches so when we arrange the evening it would be around a time when he would be able to get down to CT.

Maybe a little premature, but do have any ideas for a venue ? (some place central in CT) ...... we will need the space for a good couple people.

Photographic outings ............... GREAT, would love it .............. what are your ideas ?
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CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby shane » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:10 am

Morning all Cape Town forumites

I have posted in the 'Meet and Greets' section of the forum under the topic 'Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!', but have not received much responce so I posted a topic in this section. I did check with a moderator (DinkyBird) who confirmed that I can try a topic here to get a little more attention and then it will be moved to the 'Meet and Greet' section.

I need your comments and ideas for a get together of like minded people who love KTP (and the other Arid Parks). As an avid photographer, I thought we put together some of our images to show at this evening. Not only the good ones, but images that will spark conversation and stories.

I have Matthew (AstroMat) who is keen to give us a little talk on his Leopard identification Research/program ............. and if we can find other people that can give us a talk on KTP topics, all the better.

The finer details etc can be ironed out later, but for now I would love to hear some of your ideas for an evening of images and talks specific to KTP and the other Arid Parks.
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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby redwingstarling » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:13 am

Count me in. I'd love to see some photographs and listen to Mat.

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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby shane » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:23 am

I really would like to get 2 or 3 people to speak on topics relating to KTP (evening the other parks). It would add and extra dynamic to the evening ................

YOUR IDEAS ??????????
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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby Scouter » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:35 am

Wait until KG comes down for a visit again and get him to give us a chat :whistle: ... Sounds like an amazing idea Shane - will give it some more thought for sure ...
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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby shane » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:38 am

Thanks Scouter, I did approach KG already and he is definitely interested, but he will only take a break after the KTP Cricket. So I will certainly make sure that he comes to the evening ....... it will be in a couple months time. It will give time to plan the whole thing.

Anyone have ideas of a venue as I hope there will be a good turn out. Some place central in Cape Town.
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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby SandyS » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:19 am

Hi Shane
Definitely interested - will keep an eye on this site to get details (hope it's not in May as we will be in Kruger!!)

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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby Dreamer » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:16 am

Hi Shane,
Great idea! Count us in , me and SO!
We are free anytime (except from Sun till then 17 Feb .... We will be in the park...whoopie :):):)
Will think about ideas and contribute those on our return.
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby hilda » Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:18 am

This is going to be a GREAT get together! Brilliant ideas Shane and Caracal! :clap: :clap:

I wish Cape Town was closer! :(
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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby manusm » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:48 am

Im in !! Would love to be a part of this. Let me know how I can assist.

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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:29 am

hilda wrote: I wish Cape Town was closer! :(
:lol: me too
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Caracal » Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:10 am

Will get back to you on this one Shame...having a hectic day !!!

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Re: CT Forumites evening on KTP and other Arid Parks

Unread postby shane » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:02 pm

Manusm, thanks for offering !

Lets get the word out there and get as many people as possible.
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Timbits » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:28 am

I know this is a long shot, but would you consider having this get-together in September? After spending some time in Mokala and KTP, we will be in Cape Town on September 16 -18. We return to Canada on Sept. 19. We would love to be part of this.

If you have this meet earlier, is anyone interested in getting together on any of those dates in September?

Timbits and Nighthawk2 (Anita and Gino)


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