Thursday, June 16, 2016

all end of year images

We posted the winning end of year images, you can see them on the blog and on the website, here are all of the images entered into the End of year competition,











Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Assigned Subjects 2016-17

Members Voted on these possible assigned subjects...

All except 9 topics had at least one vote. Four people added subjects to next year's list.

Sept: Wide angle
Oct: Composites (three or more images combined)
Nov: Camera (s)
Jan: Mailbox (es)
Feb: Candlelight
March: Front Doors
April: Umbrellas
May: clock(s)







Tuesday, June 14, 2016

EOY Winning Images

Image of the Year: Ambilobe Chameleon Bug zapper by Tom Cuchara

Monochrome

1st: Boatsmith At Mystic Seaport by David Liang

2nd: Woodpecker On Log by Alice Liang

3rd: Great Horned Owl by Denise Saldana


Creative
1st: Night Scene by Barbara Vietzke

2nd: Penitentiary by Lisa Cuchara

3rd: Paul Peterson_Tufted Trio by Paul Peterson

Nature
1st: yum by Lisa Cuchara

2nd: tiger legged frog by Lisa Cuchara

3rd: Robin Plays Berry by David Liang

Landscape/Seascape
1st: Dawn on Lake Winnipesaukee by Joan Balen

2nd: Early Morning At Death Valley by Harold Sisken

3rd: First Blush of Daylight by Carol Kurwelnz

 Class B
1st: I Am Harmless by Ann Jacques

2nd: Orange Day Lily by Mary Ellen ODonnell

3rd: Shaving Brush Tree by James Dionne

Judge's Choice (Mark)
Aint she Grand by Beverley Byer

Judge's Choice (Mike)
Bee on Coneflower by Carol Kurwelnz

Judge's Choice (Richard)
The One That Got Away by Colleen Reilly

Class A
1st: Ambilobe Chameleon Bug zapper by Tom Cuchara

2nd: Bluebird has Berry Number 2 by Alice Liang

3rd: Have a Great Summer Folks by Barbara Vietzke

Judge's Choice (Mark): Alone On The Range by Art Yost

Judge's Choice (Mike): In the Garden by Barbara Vietzke

Judge's Choice (Richard): Milky way over barn by Lisa Cuchara

End of Year Competition Winners

End of Year Competition Winners

Lots of GREAT images tonight at the banquet, the judges were groaning, one even cried "uncle" during one of the run throughs...

Image of the Year: Ambilobe Chameleon Bug zapper by Tom Cuchara

Monochrome
1st: Boatsmith At Mystic Seaport by David Liang
2nd: Woodpecker On Log by Alice Liang
3rd: Great Horned Owl by Denise Saldana

Creative
1st: Night Scene by Barbara Vietzke
2nd: Penitentiary by Lisa Cuchara
3rd: Paul Peterson_Tufted Trio by Paul Peterson

Nature
1st: yum by Lisa Cuchara
2nd: tiger legged frog by Lisa Cuchara
3rd: Robin Plays Berry by David Liang

Landscape/Seascape
1st: Dawn on Lake Winnipesaukee by Joan Balen
2nd: Early Morning At Death Valley by Harold Sisken
3rd: First Blush of Daylight by Carol Kurwelnz

Class B
1st: I Am Harmless by Ann Jacques
2nd: Orange Day Lily by Mary Ellen ODonnell
3rd: Shaving Brush Tree by James Dionne
Judge's Choice (Mark) Aint she Grand by Beverley Byer
Judge's Choice (Mike) Bee on Coneflower by Carol Kurwelnz
Judge's Choice (Richard) The One That Got Away by Colleen Reilly

Class A
1st: Ambilobe Chameleon Bug zapper by Tom Cuchara
2nd: Bluebird has Berry Number 2 by Alice Liang
3rd: Have a Great Summer Folks by Barbara Vietzke
Judge's Choice (Mark): Alone On The Range by Art Yost
Judge's Choice (Mike): In the Garden by Barbara Vietzke
Judge's Choice (Richard): Milky way over barn by Lisa Cuchara

Monday, June 13, 2016

NHCC End of Year High Cumulative score winners

Congratulations to the High Cumulative score winners, these are the makes with the highest cumulative score for the entire 2015-16 season.

  • Class A: Joan Balen
  • Class B Mary Ellen O'Donnell
  • Assigned Subject : Joan Balen
  • Image Artistry : Paul Peterson 
  • Monochrome: Lisa Cuchara

Monday, June 6, 2016

NEW HAVEN CAMERA CLUB END OF YEAR BANQUET deadline 6/8

NEW HAVEN CAMERA CLUB END OF YEAR BANQUET

DATE: June 13th, 2015 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 check to the meeting or mail it to me Lisa Cuchara, email me for my mailing address photographer67 [at] comcast.net

RSVP DEADLINE: June 8th (No Payments The Night Of The Dinner)

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

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

Buffet: includes salad, salmon, chicken, pasta, oven roasted potatoes, vegetable, assorted desserts, 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!!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The deadline for NHCC EOY contest is Wednesday 6/8, but please do not wait until the last minute!

End of Year Banquet and image Competition Monday June 13th

Come to the final event of the New Haven Camera Club 2015-2016 season, our end of Year Banquet and image Competition. Banquet Monday June 13th at the Whitney Center.

The deadline for NHCC EOY contest is Wednesday 6/8, 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 five 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.