The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition winner for February 2015 is: Kobus Eksteen with “Starry Sky“. Kobus shot this in the Richtersveld with a Canon 5D Mark III and Samyang 24 mm f1.4 lens on a tripod. He used a small torch to “paint” the side-lighting on the quiver tree. Exposure time was 20 seconds at ISO-1600. He used a the “DSLR Controller” app on his android tablet to obtain focus in the low light.

For his winning image, Kobus receives a discount of R600 for any photography course with DPC.


Registering for a photography course / workshop at DPC entitles you to free membership on our student network, Photo Critic. Members members may upload up to two images per week for constructive critiques and join in other photography activities.