Wednesday, June 14, 2017

End of Year

The high cumulative score is based on the highest season score average of 6, 10, or 12 images depending upon the category). Scores are posted here: www.newhavencameraclub.org/p/monthly-competition-scores.html
  • Open Class A High Cumulative Score = Paul Peterson
  • Open Class B High Cumulative Score = Carol Stockton
  • Monochrome Class B High Cumulative Score =  Scott Hudkins
  • Monochrome Class A High Cumulative Score =  Lisa Cuchara
  • Image Artistry High Cumulative Score = Lisa Cuchara
  • Assigned Subject Class A High Cumulative Score =  Lisa Cuchara
  • Assigned Subject Class B High Cumulative Score =  Carol Stockton

Image of the Year "Rose Beauty" by Jim Dionne


Open Class A 

Open Class A 
First Place 
"Man With Cigar" 
by Alice Liang

Open Class A 
2nd Place 
"Red Gerber Daisy" 
by Mary Ellen O'Donnell

Open Class A 
HM 
"Summer is on its Way" 
by Barbara Vietzke

Open Class B

Open Class B 
First Place
"Rose Beauty" 
by Jim Dionne

Open Class B 
Second Place
"African Elephant" 

by Patricia Benham 

Open Class B
HM


"Old barn at sunrise" 
by Carol Kurwelnz  


Image Artistry

Image Artistry 
First Place 
"Ghost Rider" by Lisa Cuchara

Image Artistry
2nd Place
"Horses"
by Tom Cuchara

Image Artistry
HM
"Pemaquid Light in a Bottle" 
by Joan Balen


Monochrome Class B

Monochrome Class B 
First Place
"Waiting Patiently" 
by Carol Stockton



Monochrome Class B 
2nd Place 
"Three Trees at Mammoth Springs" 
by Carol Kurwelnz 


Monochrome Class B 
HM "On the Right Track"
by Colleen Reilly


Monochrome Class A

Monochrome Class A 
First Place 
"The Surf Defends the King's Castle" 
by Tom Cuchara

Monochrome Class A 
2nd Place 
"Moor" 
by Lisa Cuchara

Monochrome Class A
HM 
"Kind Gentleman" 
by Denise Saldana

Nature

Nature: First Place 
"Returning to Nest" 
by Victor Krasenics, Jr

Nature:  2nd Place
"Meerkats" 
by Lisa Cuchara

Nature:  HM
"Praying Mantis"
by Mary Ellen O'Donnell

Sea-land-scape

First Place
"Hendricks Head Light" 
by Carol Kurwelnz

Sea-land-scape
2nd Place
"Sunset Marshall Point Light" 
by Denise Saldana

Sea-land-scape
HM
"Camping under the stars"
by Lisa Cuchara


Open Class A Judge's Choices:

"Monument Valley Cowboy" 
by Paul Peterson

"Oh my what BIG eyes you have" 
by Lisa Cuchara
 

"Heading for the Finish Line" 
by Harold Sisken

Open Class B Judge's Choices:

"Peonies" 
by Carol Stockton

"Hells Canyon First Glimpse" 
by Bill Hoikala

"Everything I Need" 
by Carol Stockton

Monday, June 12, 2017

Assigned Subject 2017-18

Assigned Subject 2017-18

Sept - Waterfalls
Oct - Gears
Nov - Baseball
Jan - Fish Eye
Feb - Diagonal Line (s)
March - Junkyard items
April - Light Painting (outside)
May - Abandoned Buildings


These were the write-ins, they have been added to next year's survey: "cranky", Desserts, Machines, Motion, barnyard animals, construction, Family, From Behind, One of a Kind, Beach, Baby geese or ducks, Milky Way, Speed, spiritual, Deep Sky Photography (astronomy related),





Monday, June 5, 2017

End of Year Banquet and image Competition Monday June 12th

End of Year Banquet and image Competition Monday June 12th

Come to the final event of the New Haven Camera Club 2016-2017 season, our end of Year Banquet and image Competition. Banquet Monday June 12th

The deadline for NHCC EOY contest is Wednesday 6/7, but please do not wait until the last minute!

Enjoy good fellowship and the opportunity to see the best electronic photographs from this past season always make for a great evening. After dinner, awards will be given for this season’s high cumulative average in each class and the Everett Wilson Trophy for the most improved beginning photographer will be awarded. Then the Electronic Photograph competitions will be held. Any image (whether it won a ribbon or not) competed in the current season can be entered.

Did not keep track of your competition images and titles? The titles and scores are all online on our website. 

To enter EOY: Send an email with the subject "NHCC EOY Images" to Lisa photographer67@comcast.net and Paul at pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net (cc us both)
in the body of the email please list the image title, months/contests entered and EOY image category in the body.

Include the specific contest you are entering (class B open, Class A open, Sibley-Nature, DiChello-sea/landscapes or Creative and (1) the title of the competed image, the month that the image was competed (Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr or May) and contest that the image was competed in (class A, B, assigned subject or creative). See example below.

Example:
To : pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net; photographer67@comcast.net
From: Happy Photographer
Subject line: "NHCC EOY Images"

Enter into EOY sea/landscape category
1. Photography Bliss from March 2016 assigned
2. Photography Blue hour from Dec 2015 open

Enter into EOY nature
1. Happiness is... a bird from May 2016 open
2. Blue flowers hour from Nov 2015 creative

Enter into EOY monochrome
1. bird from May 2016 monochrome
2. Girl from Nov 2015 monochrome

Enter into EOY Creative
1. Flowers Abounding bird from Sept 2015 creative
2. planets from Nov 2015 creative

Enter into EOY class B (or A) Open
1. Flowers from Sept 2015 open
2. Eagle from Nov 2015 open
3. Asylum from Dec 2015 open
4. Baboon from Jan 2016 open

First, Second and Third will receive awards in prints, open, creative, nature, sea/landscape. In addition, Judges Choice awards will be given in class B and class A open.
  • The Jane Sibley Honor Award is presented to the best nature photograph selected by the judges in a separate electronic competition. Jane is a long time member of the club known for doing a variety of photography including nature.
  • The Joseph DiChello Award is presented to the best landscape or seascape photograph selected by the judges in a separate electronic competition. Joe was a long-time member of the club who was known for his excellent landscape photography.
Come and join the members of the New Haven Camera Club for the end of the year banquet. Come participate in the competition for the print of the year, electronic image of the year, the Joe Dichello Memorial Landscape/Seascape Award and the Jane Sibley Nature Honor Award. Three outside judges will select the winners!

Each member may submit up to 4 electronic images, as well as 2 additional electronic images for the image artistry competition, 2 electronic images for the monochrome category, 2 electronic images for the nature comp, and 2 electronic images for the landscape/seascape competition.

Annual Awards Competition

Eligibility: Open Category electronic photographs, Image Artistry electronic photographs, monochrome or Assignment electronic photographs entered in that year’s competitions are eligible as follows:
  1. Open Electronic Photograph - enter up to four images (from the monthly open competitions)
  2. Monochrome  - enter up to two images (from the monthly monochrome competitions)
  3. Image Artistry  - enter up to two images (from the monthly creative competitions)
  4. Joe Dichello Landscape/Seascape - enter up to two images (from any category)
  5. Jane Sibley Nature Competition - enter up to two images (from any category)
  6. Please note:
    1. Images must have been competed during the 15-16 season
    2. The image did not have to earn a ribbon in the monthly competition
    3. No duplicate images. Each photograph may be entered only once in an end of the year competition. If a photograph is entered in one of the Open category competitions it may not be entered in either the Joe Dichello Landscape/Seascape or the Jane Sibley Nature special competitions. If a photograph is entered in either the Joe Dichello or Jane Sibley special competition it may not be entered into the other special competition or one of the Open category competitions.

NEW HAVEN CAMERA CLUB END OF YEAR BANQUET DATE: June 12th

NEW HAVEN CAMERA CLUB END OF YEAR BANQUET

DATE: June 12th, 2017        TIME: 6:00 PM

LOCATION: Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT 06517

PRICE: $34.00; Tax and gratuity included.

Please Make Checks Payable To New Haven Camera Club

Bring your checks to this next meeting and give them to Colleen Reilly, the treasurer, or email Colleen if you need to mail your check to her.

RSVP DEADLINE: June 7th (NO Payments The Night Of The Dinner)

NAME (S) .............................................................

AMOUNT ENCLOSED ......................

Buffet: includes salad, chicken marsala, salmon, pasta, potatoes, vegetable, dessert, coffee, tea, and soda.

After dinner, awards will be given for this season’s high cumulative average in each class and the Everett Wilson Trophy for the most improved beginning photographer will be awarded.

Then we will have our electronic image of the year competitions.

Please feel free to bring spouses, family, and friends for an entertaining evening of great food and the year's BEST images.


SEE YOU ALL THERE!!

Sunday, June 4, 2017

It is time to vote on next season's assigned subject -- last chance

It is time to vote on next season's assigned subject: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NHCC2017-18

Choose your 8 choices for next season

Voting open until June 5th. Results will be announced at the banquet and posted on the NHCC blog and NHCC website.

There is a place at the end to write in choices for the vote for the following year, note that we do not reuse subjects, previously used subjects are listed on the survey.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

End of Year Banquet and image Competition Monday June 12th

End of Year Banquet and image Competition Monday June 12th

Come to the final event of the New Haven Camera Club 2016-2017 season, our end of Year Banquet and image Competition. Banquet Monday June 12th

The deadline for NHCC EOY contest is Wednesday 6/7, but please do not wait until the last minute!

Enjoy good fellowship and the opportunity to see the best electronic photographs from this past season always make for a great evening. After dinner, awards will be given for this season’s high cumulative average in each class and the Everett Wilson Trophy for the most improved beginning photographer will be awarded. Then the Electronic Photograph competitions will be held. Any image (whether it won a ribbon or not) competed in the current season can be entered.

Did not keep track of your competition images and titles? The titles and scores are all online on our website. 

To enter EOY: Send an email with the subject "NHCC EOY Images" to Lisa photographer67@comcast.net and Paul at pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net (cc us both)
in the body of the email please list the image title, months/contests entered and EOY image category in the body.

Include the specific contest you are entering (class B open, Class A open, Sibley-Nature, DiChello-sea/landscapes or Creative and (1) the title of the competed image, the month that the image was competed (Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr or May) and contest that the image was competed in (class A, B, assigned subject or creative). See example below.

Example:
To : pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net; photographer67@comcast.net
From: Happy Photographer
Subject line: "NHCC EOY Images"

Enter into EOY sea/landscape category
1. Photography Bliss from March 2016 assigned
2. Photography Blue hour from Dec 2015 open

Enter into EOY nature
1. Happiness is... a bird from May 2016 open
2. Blue flowers hour from Nov 2015 creative

Enter into EOY monochrome
1. bird from May 2016 monochrome
2. Girl from Nov 2015 monochrome

Enter into EOY Creative
1. Flowers Abounding bird from Sept 2015 creative
2. planets from Nov 2015 creative

Enter into EOY class B (or A) Open
1. Flowers from Sept 2015 open
2. Eagle from Nov 2015 open
3. Asylum from Dec 2015 open
4. Baboon from Jan 2016 open

First, Second and Third will receive awards in prints, open, creative, nature, sea/landscape. In addition, Judges Choice awards will be given in class B and class A open.
  • The Jane Sibley Honor Award is presented to the best nature photograph selected by the judges in a separate electronic competition. Jane is a long time member of the club known for doing a variety of photography including nature.
  • The Joseph DiChello Award is presented to the best landscape or seascape photograph selected by the judges in a separate electronic competition. Joe was a long-time member of the club who was known for his excellent landscape photography.
Come and join the members of the New Haven Camera Club for the end of the year banquet. Come participate in the competition for the print of the year, electronic image of the year, the Joe Dichello Memorial Landscape/Seascape Award and the Jane Sibley Nature Honor Award. Three outside judges will select the winners!

Each member may submit up to 4 electronic images, as well as 2 additional electronic images for the image artistry competition, 2 electronic images for the monochrome category, 2 electronic images for the nature comp, and 2 electronic images for the landscape/seascape competition.

Annual Awards Competition

Eligibility: Open Category electronic photographs, Image Artistry electronic photographs, monochrome or Assignment electronic photographs entered in that year’s competitions are eligible as follows:
  1. Open Electronic Photograph - enter up to four images (from the monthly open competitions)
  2. Monochrome  - enter up to two images (from the monthly monochrome competitions)
  3. Image Artistry  - enter up to two images (from the monthly creative competitions)
  4. Joe Dichello Landscape/Seascape - enter up to two images (from any category)
  5. Jane Sibley Nature Competition - enter up to two images (from any category)
  6. Please note:
    1. Images must have been competed during the 15-16 season
    2. The image did not have to earn a ribbon in the monthly competition
    3. No duplicate images. Each photograph may be entered only once in an end of the year competition. If a photograph is entered in one of the Open category competitions it may not be entered in either the Joe Dichello Landscape/Seascape or the Jane Sibley Nature special competitions. If a photograph is entered in either the Joe Dichello or Jane Sibley special competition it may not be entered into the other special competition or one of the Open category competitions.