Photos celebrate 150t h anniversary

2015-07-22 06:00
The writer Nico Moolman in front of the church in Excelsior.        
Siska Martin

The writer Nico Moolman in front of the church in Excelsior. Photo: Siska Martin

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THE photo competition Rocks and stones rejoice of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) family in the Free State is underway and photographers can enter as many photos as they want.

The Jubilee photo competition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Free State DRC offers lovers of photography, architecture, art and aesthetics the opportunity to take photographs of churches in the province to enter for the competition.

Photos of the church buildings of the three churches in the DRC family X the DRC, the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa and the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa X can be entered.

Photos entered for the competition may be selected for the publication of a comme-morative book that Jan van der Merwe will compile.

The 150 best photos will be exhibited from 25 September to 17 October in Gallery on Leviseur in Bloemfontein.

Photos can be entered in three sections: church environment or community; architecture and symbolism; and light and shadows.

Participants can enter as many photos as they wish at R20 per photo.

Entries must be digital only in JPG format. The maximum size is 2 MB with the longest side at least 300 pixels at 300 dpi.

Get more information at and enter on the website

Proof of payment must be received within 24 hours after application.

Send proof of payment and direct inquiries to The closing date is 31 July

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