Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Field Trip to Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown and Little Italy

Field Trip to Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown and Little Italy


Date: Sunday, November 6, 2011

• Meet: Merritt Parkway Exit 58 at 8:00AM

• Travel to Park Right Corp on 277 Gold Street in Brooklyn.

• Walk over Brooklyn Bridge where there are excellent pictures of the NY skyline

• Lunch in Little Italy 12:30 PM

• Meet at South Street Seaport at 2:00 PM to walk back to Brooklyn

• Brooklyn Bridge Park to set up for sunset shoot of the Brooklyn Bridge with the New York Skyline at 3:30 PM

• Proceed to the parking garage for 7PM return

• Stop for dinner on the way home if the group wants to

(Times except MEET time are approximate)

If interested, contact Gerri Mahon at gerrimahon@sbcglobal.net or list yourself on the sign-up sheet at the next meeting.

Friday, October 14, 2011

The deadline for the October competition is Friday Oct 21st

The deadline for the October competition is Friday Oct 21st. Please see the handbook, the competitions tab on the NHCC Blog and the NHCC Blogpost from 9/18 for more details.


Easy Directions for Filing, Sizing, Titling Images
for Competition

Photographs must be submitted as JPEG images
with the .jpg extension.

Convert the photograph to the sRGB color space. Your images may already be in that color space. If the color of your images seems off when they are projected, you may want to check this.

Our projector requires that images be no more than 1024 WIDE and no more than 768 HIGH. (If you submit a vertical image, it will typically be approximately 500 wide to allow it to be 768 high.) See illustrations.



From looking at the illustrations, you can see that images which are vertical or square will be smaller than horizontal images.

Titles - Please use the following format.

Class&Image Number$LastName$FirstName$Title$Year-month (numeral).jpg

Examples:
B1$Jones$Bill$Red_Skier$2011.09.jpg
B2$Jones$Bill$At_The_Beach$2011.09.jpg
S1$Jones$Bill$Glassware$2011.09.jpg
C1$Jones$Bill$Abstraction$2011-09.jpg

S is used for the assigned subject.
C is used for the new Image Artistry category.

Do not leave any spaces. Use the underline character “_”instead of spaces.

Note: Your computer may automatically put .jpg at the end of the title. If that is the case, you should not put .jpg at the end or you will end up with .jpg.jpg

Look carefully at your completed title to make sure that it is correct.
Have you used the dollar sign $ to separate fields?
Have you used the underline “_” between words in the title?
Are the year and month correct?
Does it end in .jpg ?

Attach your images to an email and send to nhccwin@yahoo.com

Organization Hint: Make a folder for NHCC Possible Comp images. These should be duplicates of your better photographs. Make another folder for NHCC Competition 2011-12. Don’t put anything into this folder unless it is sized correctly and titled correctly. When you open this folder, all of your images will be in the same format and you can simply copy what you have previously done.

Remember, the number of entries per contest has changed this year. Please note the numbers in each category below. (from the NHCC Handbook)

9. Number of entries per contest:

a. Each member may enter a maximum of 2 photographs into the print competition in each of the 8 contests, for a year's total of 16 entries.

b. Each member may enter a maximum of 2 photographs into the open electronic competition in each of the 8 contests, for a year's total of 16 open electronic entries.

c. Each member may enter a maximum of 1 photograph into assigned subject in each of the 8 contests, for a year's total of 8 assigned subject entries.

d. Each member may enter a maximum of 1 photograph into image artistry competition in each of the 8 contests, for a year's total of 8 image artistry entries.

I hope this helps. Paul Peterson
203-488-0267

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Monthly scores posted

Monthly scores posted


Just a reminder that you can view the monthly image scores and the cumulative scores for the season here on our website: http://www.newhavencameraclub.org/scores.htm

Friday, October 7, 2011

Images of Cuba -- A Country Defined by a Revolution by William Barnett Oct 10th

Images of Cuba -- A Country Defined by a Revolution

will be presented by William Barnett on Monday Oct 10th

Images of Cuba: A Country Defined by a Revolution explores an island nation hidden from most Americans for over 50 years. Three primary destinations were visited in search of photographs: Havana on the north side of the island, Trinidad on the south side, and the area west of Havana. Approximately 300 still images interspersed with video clips accompanied by live narration and suitable music are used to tell the story of a visit to modern Cuba.






Program Description
Are you curious about Cuba, an island nation hidden from most Americans for over 50 years? Does the prospect of a city filled with 1950-era American cars fascinate you? Are you wondering why travel to Cuba is so attractive in spite of restrictions imposed by the US government? Are you interested in seeing the latest techniques of show production that incorporate video clips in addition to still images and appropriate music. Then you must see Images of Cuba: A Country Defined by a Revolution. In Cuba our photography took us to three primary destinations: Havana on the north side of the island, Trinidad on the south side of the island, and the area west of Havana. In Havana photographic highlights include the Museum of the Revolution, the Streets of Old Havana, 1950-era U.S. automobiles, visits to Café Taberna and Cabaret Topicana, a boxing training session, and the Malecón, the 7-Killometer long drive along Havana Bay which forms the northern edge of the city where people gather day and night; this is also an excellent venue for sunsets. Trinidad is a much smaller city, but one with its own charms including a open-air venue where local musical groups perform. West of Havana is a tobacco growing region; our visit there included the small town of Viñales. The program contains approximately 300 still images captured over a 10-day visit interspersed with video clips to tell the story of a visit to this hidden country. Live narration and suitable background music complete the presentation.

William B. Barnett
Managing Consultant
66 Jasmine Circle, Milford, CT 06461-1788 USA
E-mail: barnettw@optonline.net
Digital Photography and Instruction - Multimedia Presentations
Computer Graphics - User Interface Design – Atomic Spectroscopy

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Images of Cuba -- A Country Defined by a Revolution program by Bill Barnett

Images of Cuba -- A Country Defined by a Revolution
will be presented by William Barnett on Monday Oct 10th



Images of Cuba: A Country Defined by a Revolution explores an island nation hidden from most Americans for over 50 years. Three primary destinations were visited in search of photographs: Havana on the north side of the island, Trinidad on the south side, and the area west of Havana. Approximately 300 still images interspersed with video clips accompanied by live narration and suitable music are used to tell the story of a visit to modern Cuba.
 
 





















Program Description

Are you curious about Cuba, an island nation hidden from most Americans for over 50 years? Does the prospect of a city filled with 1950-era American cars fascinate you? Are you wondering why travel to Cuba is so attractive in spite of restrictions imposed by the US government? Are you interested in seeing the latest techniques of show production that incorporate video clips in addition to still images and appropriate music. Then you must see Images of Cuba: A Country Defined by a Revolution. In Cuba our photography took us to three primary destinations: Havana on the north side of the island, Trinidad on the south side of the island, and the area west of Havana. In Havana photographic highlights include the Museum of the Revolution, the Streets of Old Havana, 1950-era U.S. automobiles, visits to Café Taberna and Cabaret Topicana, a boxing training session, and the Malecón, the 7-Killometer long drive along Havana Bay which forms the northern edge of the city where people gather day and night; this is also an excellent venue for sunsets. Trinidad is a much smaller city, but one with its own charms including a open-air venue where local musical groups perform. West of Havana is a tobacco growing region; our visit there included the small town of Viñales. The program contains approximately 300 still images captured over a 10-day visit interspersed with video clips to tell the story of a visit to this hidden country. Live narration and suitable background music complete the presentation.

William B. Barnett
Managing Consultant
66 Jasmine Circle, Milford, CT 06461-1788 USA
E-mail: barnettw@optonline.net
Digital Photography and Instruction - Multimedia Presentations
Computer Graphics - User Interface Design – Atomic Spectroscopy