Saturday, January 23, 2010

NECCC Courtesy Enrollment

If you have never been to the NECCC conference it is well worth it!!!

If you are have never been and are interested please see or email our president Ann Yost anny43@comcast.net and let her know. If there is only one person eligible/interested then that person gets our club courtesy enrollment. If there is more than one person then the names go into a bag and one name is drawn.

New England Camera Club Council (NECCC)

NECCC Courtesy Enrollment

● Receive a complimentary conference registration!

The New England Camera Club Council, Inc. invites each NECCC member camera club to select one of their camera club members to receive free registration to the next annual NECCC conference, held at U-Mass, Amherst, Mass. on July 16-18, 2010. The complimentary registration gives the person submitted by your club all the learning experiences, photo opportunities and inspirational programs that go along with the conference. Please note that the enrollment covers only the registration fee. The recipient will be responsible for his or her own room, meals and transportation.

Rules governing the courtesy enrollment

1. Candidates must be at least eighteen years of age as of July 1, 2010

2. A candidate must be a member of an NECCC member club in good standing (i.e. club dues paid for the current year).

3. Candidates must have never attended a previous NECCC conference.

4. Selection of the candidates will be the responsibility of the individual clubs.

5. Applications may be made by email to the club president with the same information.

Applications will not be accepted after the deadline April 15, 2010.

6. The application cannot be transferred to another person. Once someone has been submitted, accepted, and has received their key paper work, that person must register for the conference. If he or she cannot attend, another person cannot take his or her place. The club’s courtesy enrollment for that year will be forfeited.

7. NECCC’s decision in all matters relating to this courtesy enrollment will be final.

For 2010 we would like to receive all applications by email.

Simply email us:

1:The club name, city & state

2: President’s or Rep’s name, address, phone no. & email address

3: The candidate’s name, address, phone no. & email address

Email all information to s.jmosser@comcast.net by April 15, 2010.

Accepted candidates will be contacted by May 1, 2010, with further registration information.

Upon acceptance recipient will be supplied with a special registration form to complete and mail in, (do not use standard form).

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Our next NHCC competition deadline is tomorrow.

Our next NHCC competition deadline is tomorrow. Your images must be emailed to NHCCwin@yahoo.com before midnight Jan 22nd.

Please see previous posts on out Blog for futher information: http://nhccphotoblog.blogspot.com/

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Second couple to model for our hands on program

They were a natural in front of the camera! Many thanks to Linda who got them to come and model for us at the last minute! She even brought the wine and the wine glasses as props!

Canon EOS 7D, SOOC






Canon EOS 50D, SOOC on left




Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi, SOOC




NIKON D90, SOOC


Canon EOS 5D, SOOC



Canon EOS 50D, SOOC


Canon EOS 50D, SOOC on left
This one was soft, but I liked his affect to I applied smart sharpen to it and it helped.
Canon EOS 7D, SOOC



Canon EOS 7D, SOOC


Rory -- NHCC hands on program model

Again, I do not know who took what photo, but I can tell what camera body they were using.

SOOC = straight out of camera and then the edited versions that I worked on.

Canon 7D SOOC



Canon 7D edited



Canon 7D edited more and cropped and then the B&W



Canon 7D SOOC

Canon 7D edited

Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
SOOC on left, too blue, color balance changed, edited version on right


Martha -- model from hands on program

Martha is used to pageants and knows how to pose, which made working with her very easy. Again I only know camera bodies, not makers...

SOOC = Straight of of camera

NIKON D200, left SOOC




Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi, left = SOOC
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi, left = SOOC
Red eye makes me think that an external flash was used in addition to the studio lighting.



Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi, left = SOOC
White balance was off but otherwise a VERY pleasing photo

Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT, left = SOOC



NIKON D300, left = SOOC

Canon EOS 5D, left = SOOC



Canon EOS 7D, SOOC





Canon EOS 7D, SOOC





Canon EOS 5D, SOOC



Canon EOS 5D, SOOC




NIKON D300, SOOC




Canon EOS 7D, SOOC


NIKON D90, SOOC on left