Category: Centre

CHANGING THE WAY YOU SEE THE WORLD – Creativity Through Photography Workshop

Marlene’s Creativity Through Photography Workshop transformed students. Their way of seeing the world and themselves altered the first weekend in June.

Students from all over South Africa gathered at Marlene’s Centre for Photography and Light.
They spent three intense days immersed in a magical world of light, laughter and photography. ISO’s, shutterspeeds and apertures.

Night Photography was magical and the students photographs were amazing.
What an incredible experience for all those that were part of Marlene’s Creativity Through Photography Workshop.

For those that missed the chance to be taught by Master Fine Art Photographer Marlene Neumann
watch this space… Marlene has some exciting retreats, talks and workshops planned.

To be kept up to date please send an email to neumann@worldonline.co.za

Ebb & Flow – Marlene’s new book arrives

Master Fine Art Photographer Marlene Neumann shares her inspiring early morning thoughts.
With captivating, soul-filled photographs. Her images capture a strong connection with nature and reinforce
Marlene’s teaching that is not about the camera, it is about the moment, the connection…

156 pages of magnificent colour images and insightful thoughts.

This pocket size book will keep you pondering…

After months of liaising with the publishers in Singapore the books have arrived. You can order your copy by emailing neumann@worldonline.co.za

The books are R220 excluding postage. Ebb & Flow can be viewed at Marlene’s Centre, 8 Kent Road or online

Spring into Summer with Marlene!

 

Marlene has launched her summer mailer campaign this week.  In this newsletter, she discusses all the things that have been happening over the past season.

GALLERY AND WORK– If you are in the East London area over the Festive Season, be sure to look in at Marlene Neumann’s Centre for Photography and Light! With summer around the corner, the garden is in full bloom and is possibly one of East London’s best kept secrets. A Perfect place to escape the silly season! For more information, take a look at Marlene’s website or Trip Advisor.

PRINTER– With her new Epson P9000 Printer, Marlene will now be able to print her images at sizes up to 1118 x 1725mm. This will make them perfect for statement pieces on double volume walls. They will also be perfect for entrance halls and board rooms because of the impact the images will have at this size. Watch this space for more news on Marlene’s Extra Large images…

MAKING A DIFFERENCE- Marlene has been giving talks around the East London area as part of her campaign to teach everyone that they can make a difference. These past few months alone she has spoken to school children as well as the elderly. Her talks have been successful at inspiring all audiences. If you would like to find out more about Marlene’s inspirational talks, contact her directly at 083 321 3391.

Marlene Neumann’s Buckaroo Sterilization Project has received some excellent news! Local vets and the East London SPCA will assist with the sterilization project and as a result, 28 dogs are being sterilized every month. This will have a massive knock on effect in the area and improve the health and well-being of the dogs that are sterilized.

Donations of food, blankets, kennels (or materials to build kennels), water bowls, leads and collars can be donated at Marlene’s Centre 8 Kent Road, Vincent. Contributions to the Buckaroo fund can be made online or by contacting Marlene directly at neumann@worldonline.co.za or at 083 321 3391. To stay up to date with the Buckaroo Project, like Marlene’s Facebook Page.

It’s that time of year again! The Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light was open as part of the Pam Golding Gardens of East London Show. There were craft and food stalls at the Centre and Buckaroo himself made an appearance. Over 15k was raised for the charity, which will go towards the sterilisation drive.

Success at the Buckaroo Garden Day!

 

Success at the Buckaroo Garden Day!

The Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light hosted the Buckaroo Garden Day this weekend.  Despite the driving rain on Saturday morning, the East London public poured in to see the garden! The festive atmosphere was contagious as many hundreds of people came through the door.

There were many activities and things to do at the Centre this weekend, which made it an event for the whole family. There was face painting, a tea garden, delicious iced tea and flavoured water; both galleries were open, a farm stall, and information on the buckaroo project. Even Buckaroo himself was there! There were also many raffles available to enter including:

Creativity through photography weekend workshop which will take place on 11-13 May next year

A knitted blanket valued at R400

A very delicious fruit cake

2 Nights at the willows resort in PE for 5 people valued at over R2000

The whole event was hosted and organised by the Buckaroo team, who would like to thank all those who took time to visit the garden, and special thanks to those who made the Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light the first garden they visited.

The Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light was opened 10 years ago to be a place of healing and creative energy. In the centre are two galleries that exhibit the Master Fine Art Photographer’s work. The gallery exhibits Marlene’s Dark Room range of artworks that have been developed using the world renowned Neumann Technique. The Light Room exhibits Marlene’s latest range of Black and White Photography in which she further explores her deep connection with nature.

Marlene’s Centre will be open throughout the festive season for anyone interested in purchasing gifts with meaning for their loved ones. For more information please contact Marlene directly at neumann@worldonline.co.za.

Things to do in East London- Trip Advisor

Things to do in East London- Trip Advisor

The Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light is now one of the Things to do in East London on Trip Advisor! This new addition to Marlene’s online presence comes just in time for Spring, the school holidays, and the Pam Goulding Gardens of East London in October.

The Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light is possibly one of the most calming things to do in East London. The beautiful garden is set under the a giant wild fig tree. The garden is currently in full bloom and is under guardianship of Tigger the cat who keeps a watchful eye on the comings and goings around the centre.

The centre features two galleries displaying Marlene’s prolific career in photography. Her Dark Room gallery displays her images that have been developed in the dark room using ‘The Neumann Technique’ which she has developed and perfected in her 30 years of capturing photographs. The Light Room displays Marlene’s Black and White photography, which she is currently producing photographs for. Focusing on landscapes and nature, these images manage to draw people in and ground them in the present.

The centre is the site of many holisitic events on the East London calendar. Iyengar Yoga classes are held in the gallery every Monday and Thursday. The centre becomes a concert venue every once in a while for International acts such as Desert Rose. Marlene herself hosts a Creativity through Photography course twice a year, which welcomes students from across the country to learn how to capture photographs with meaning. The garden is opened up once a year for the Pam Goulding Gardens of East London event once a year.

For more information on any of the events at the centre, please contact Claire, the centre manager at 043 726 1877. The centre can be found at 8 Kent Road, Vincent.

Please remember to rate the centre! The higher ranking it receives, the more people can know about the gallery and the beautiful garden.

Another successful event at the Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light

Another successful event at the Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light

Cape Town based music group, Desert Rose, kicked off their world tour at the Marlene Neumann Centre for Photography and Light last weekend. The fully booked event was a big success. For more information about hiring Marlene’s centre for your event, contact Marlene directly at neumann@worldonline.co.za

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