Monday, July 23, 2018

Field Trip To Acadia National Park, Maine Wednesday October 10th - Saturday 13th

   New Haven Camera Club
                                                                Save The Date
                                               Field Trip To Acadia National Park, Maine
                                               Wednesday October 10th - Saturday 13th

       Join us for an exciting fall trip to Acadia National Park. We will be visiting iconic, not to be missed, locations such as Thunder Hole, Cadillac Mountain, Scoodic Peninsula, Jordan Pond (Best Popovers In The Universe!), Park Loop Road, Sieur de Monts, Bass Harbor Light, Bubble Rock, and much more.
       We will be stopping briefly at a few strategic photographic locations on our way up and back along the way on this seven hour trip. This is a three night motel stay at a location proximal to the park. Details will be announced closer to the time. Look for updates on the Blog, and the sign up sheet at our first meeting September 10th.
         So don't miss out.... SAVE THIS DATE 🌊🦂📷

         Contact the following trips committee members with any questions or concerns:
Linda Thomas humbrd001@yahoo.com
Art Yost arty43@comcast.net
Ann Yost ayost4@aol.com
Pat Benham pbenham@att.net
Jan Doyle jmdteach@comcast.net

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Assigned Subject 2018-19

Assigned Subject 2018-19 
The assigned subject electronic competition is in addition to our regular open subject competition, and our monochrome and our creative category competitions.
    Sept - Street Photography 
    Oct - Cemetery & grave stones
    Nov - Faces
    Jan - Stairs
    Feb - Front Doors
    March - Buildings
    April- Reptiles (not amphibians)


    May - Butterflie(s) and/or Insect(s)

    Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    End Of Year NHCC

    End of Year Competition

    Would the first place winners please send me a high res version for publicity, flyer, etc. - Thanks!











    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Cumulative Scores (Best of) for the 2017-18 season

    Cumulative Scores (Best of)

    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 - Paul Peterson
    Open Class B - Scott Hudkins

    Assigned Subject Class A - Denise Saldana
    Assigned Subject Class B - Frank Huisking

    Monochrome Class A - Paul Peterson
    Monochrome Class B - Patricia Benham

    Image Artistry Class A - Lisa Cuchara

    Image Artistry Class B - Patricia Benham

    End of Year Competition Results


    Sunday, June 10, 2018

    assigned subjects for the 2018-19 season

    Remember to set aside some mental energy for the assigned subjects for the 2018-19 season. You have all summer to concentrate on getting stunning images that fit there eight categories. 

    This is what the membership voted on. Remember that the board voted last year to remove the rule that assigned subject topics would not be reused, so we had a lot more to pick from this year when we voted. 

    Assigned Subject 2018-19 
    The assigned subject electronic competition is in addition to our regular open subject competition, and our monochrome and our creative category competitions.
      Sept - Street Photography 
      Oct - Cemetery & grave stones
      Nov - Faces
      Jan - Stairs
      Feb - Front Doors
      March - Buildings
      April- Reptiles (not amphibians)


      May - Butterflie(s) and/or Insect(s)

      Wednesday, June 6, 2018

      New Haven Camera Club Dinner Buffet and End of the Year Competition June 11, 2018

      New Haven Camera Club Dinner

      Buffet and End of the Year Competition

      June 11, 2018

      (Deadline June 3, 2018)

      Bellini’s Restaurant
      2 Broadway, North Haven, CT 06473
      203-234-2221

      Doors Open @ 5:30; Buffet @ 6:15

      Cost:  $32 per person, Cash Bar (Give/Send Checks to Jan Doyle)

      60 Peddlers Drive, Branford, CT 06405

      Bring your family and Friends!

      Questions:  Call Jan Doyle @ 203.481.9531

      MENU

      Mixed greens, Penne Pomodoro, Chicken Francese, Roast Beef au jus, oven roasted potatoes, green beans, coffee, tea, and dessert

      $32 per person

      Name:

      Number Attending

      Phone:

      Make checks out to  NHCC.   Send to Jan Doyle, 60 Peddlers Drive, Branford, CT 06405

      Tuesday, June 5, 2018

      End of Year Competition


      Wednesday, June 6, is the Deadline to
      Enter your images in the End of Year Competition
       
      Please join us for our End of Year Banquet and Image of the Year Competition
      June 11 at Bellini's Restaurant, 3 Broadway, in North Haven, CT
       
      Whether you can attend or not, you are still eligible to enter images into the competition.
       
      Eligibility: Open category electronic photos, Image Artistry photos, Monochrome photos,
      Assigned Subject photos entered into the year's competitions are eligible as follows:
       
      1. Open - enter up to 4 images (from monthly open or assigned subject competitions)
      2. Monochrome - enter up to 2 images (from the monthly monochrome competitions)
      3. Image Artistry - enter up to 2 images (from the monthly image artistry competitions)
      4. Joe DiChello Landscape/Seascape - enter up to 2 images (from any category)
      5. Jane Sibley Nature Competition - enter up to 2 images (from any category)
       
      This means you can enter up to 12 images.
       
      Please Note:
                  1. Images must have been competed during the 2017-18 season.
                  2. The image did not have to win a ribbon.
                  3. NO duplicate images. Each photo may only be entered once in an end of
                      year competition. Example: If a photo is entered in one of the Open categories,
                     it may not be entered into the Nature competition or the Landscape/Seascape
                     competition,etc.
                  4. Deadline is Wednesday, June 6, but please try to enter as early as possible.
       
      If you did not keep track of your images, the images are available for viewing on the NHCC website. Go to the Photographs tab. click on Photographers. Click on your name to find all of your images submitted this season.
       
      You do NOT enter through Photo Contest Pro. Paul Peterson has all the images from this season. Email him - pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net to give him your choices. Put
      NHCC EOY Images in the subject line. In the body of the email, list all the images you wish to enter for each category.
       
      For each image, list the category you want to enter (Class A Open, Class B Open, Class A Image Artistry, Class B Image Artistry, Class A Monochrome, Class B Monochrome, Joe DiChello Landscape/Seascape, Jane Sibley Nature). Then list the title, the month when the image was competed, and the original category in which it was competed. See example below.
       
       
      Example:
      To: pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net
      From: Happy Photographer
      Subject: NHCC EOY Images
       
      Enter into EOY Landscape/Seascape category
      1. Pretty Waterfall from September 2017 assigned subject
      2. Blue Hour from November 2017 open
       
      Enter into EOY Nature
      1. Pretty Bird from May 2018 open
      2. Canyonlands from October 2017 open
       
      Enter into EOY Monochrome (B or A)
      1. City Buildings from March 2018 monochrome
      2. Little Girl from January 2018 monochrome
       
      Enter into EOY Image Artistry (B or A)
      1. Flower Power from September 2017 image artistry
      2. Planets from February 2018 image artistry
       
      Enter into EOY Open (B or A)
      1. Falling Water from October 2017 open
      2. Eagle from November 2017 open
      3. Lines from February 2018 assigned subject
      4. Abandoned from May 2018 assigned subject
       
      If you have any questions, email Paul - pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net
      When he finally enters your images into the competition (this may take a few days), he will send you an email to confirm your entry.
       
      Hope to see you and your images at the banquet.

      Sunday, May 27, 2018

      End of Year Competition


      Enter your images in the End of Year Competition
       
      Please join us for our End of Year Banquet and Image of the Year Competition
      June 11 at Bellini's Restaurant, 3 Broadway, in North Haven, CT
       
      Whether you can attend or not, you are still eligible to enter images into the competition.
       
      Eligibility: Open category electronic photos, Image Artistry photos, Monochrome photos,
      Assigned Subject photos entered into the year's competitions are eligible as follows:
       
      1. Open - enter up to 4 images (from monthly open or assigned subject competitions)
      2. Monochrome - enter up to 2 images (from the monthly monochrome competitions)
      3. Image Artistry - enter up to 2 images (from the monthly image artistry competitions)
      4. Joe DiChello Landscape/Seascape - enter up to 2 images (from any category)
      5. Jane Sibley Nature Competition - enter up to 2 images (from any category)
       
      This means you can enter up to 12 images.
       
      Please Note:
                  1. Images must have been competed during the 2017-18 season.
                  2. The image did not have to win a ribbon.
                  3. NO duplicate images. Each photo may only be entered once in an end of
                      year competition. Example: If a photo is entered in one of the Open categories,
                     it may not be entered into the Nature competition or the Landscape/Seascape
                     competition,etc.
                  4. Deadline is Wednesday, June 6, but please try to enter as early as possible.
       
      If you did not keep track of your images, the images are available for viewing on the NHCC website. Go to the Photographs tab. click on Photographers. Click on your name to find all of your images submitted this season.
       
      You do NOT enter through Photo Contest Pro. Paul Peterson has all the images from this season. Email him - pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net to give him your choices. Put
      NHCC EOY Images in the subject line. In the body of the email, list all the images you wish to enter for each category.
       
      For each image, list the category you want to enter (Class A Open, Class B Open, Class A Image Artistry, Class B Image Artistry, Class A Monochrome, Class B Monochrome, Joe DiChello Landscape/Seascape, Jane Sibley Nature). Then list the title, the month when the image was competed, and the original category in which it was competed. See example below.
       
      Example:
      To: pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net
      From: Happy Photographer
      Subject: NHCC EOY Images
       
      Enter into EOY Landscape/Seascape category
      1. Pretty Waterfall from September 2017 assigned subject
      2. Blue Hour from November 2017 open
       
      Enter into EOY Nature
      1. Pretty Bird from May 2018 open
      2. Canyonlands from October 2017 open
       
      Enter into EOY Monochrome (B or A)
      1. City Buildings from March 2018 monochrome
      2. Little Girl from January 2018 monochrome
       
      Enter into EOY Image Artistry (B or A)
      1. Flower Power from September 2017 image artistry
      2. Planets from February 2018 image artistry
       
      Enter into EOY Open (B or A)
      1. Falling Water from October 2017 open
      2. Eagle from November 2017 open
      3. Lines from February 2018 assigned subject
      4. Abandoned from May 2018 assigned subject
       
      If you have any questions, email Paul - pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net
      When he finally enters your images into the competition (this may take a few days), he will send you an email to confirm your entry.
       
      Hope to see you and your images at the banquet.















      Posted by Paul Peterson

      Saturday, May 26, 2018

      end of year competition.

      Come to the final event of the New Haven Camera Club 2017-18 season, our end of Year Banquet and image Competition. Banquet Monday June 11th

      The deadline for NHCC EOY contest is Wednesday 6/6 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 competition to 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
      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.

      Sunday, May 20, 2018

      New Haven Camera Club Dinner Buffet and End of the Year Competition June 11, 2018

      New Haven Camera Club Dinner
      Buffet and End of the Year Competition
      June 11, 2018

      (Deadline June 3, 2018)

      Bellini’s Restaurant

      2 Broadway, North Haven, CT 06473

      203-234-2221

      Doors Open @ 5:30; Buffet @ 6:15

      Cost:  $32 per person, Cash Bar (Give/Send Checks to Jan Doyle)

      60 Peddlers Drive, Branford, CT 06405

      Bring your family and Friends!

      Questions:  Call Jan Doyle @ 203.481.9531

      MENU

      Mixed greens, Penne Pomodoro, Chicken Francese, Roast Beef au jus, oven roasted potatoes, green beans, coffee, tea, and dessert

      $32 per person

      Name:

      Number Attending

      Phone:

      Make checks out to  NHCC.   Send to Jan Doyle, 60 Peddlers Drive, Branford, CT 06405

      Friday, May 18, 2018

      2018-19 Assigned Subject Choices

      With Monday being the last monthly competition of the 2017-18 season it is time to start thinking about the assigned subjects for the 2018-19 season. You have all summer to concentrate on getting stunning images that fit there eight categories. 

      This is what the membership voted on. Remember that the board voted last year to remove the rule that assigned subject topics would not be reused, so we had a lot more to pick from this year when we voted. 

      Assigned Subject 2018-19 
      The assigned subject electronic competition is in addition to our regular open subject competition, and our monochrome and our creative category competitions.
        Sept - Street Photography 
        Oct - Cemetery & grave stones
        Nov - Faces
        Jan - Stairs
        Feb - Front Doors
        March - Buildings
        April- Reptiles (not amphibians)


        May - Butterflie(s) and/or Insect(s)






        Street Photography
        30.00%
        9
        Reptiles (not amphibians)
        23.33%
        7
        Butterflie(s) and/or Insect(s)
        23.33%
        7
        Cemetery & grave stones
        20.00%
        6
        Faces
        20.00%
        6
        Stairs
        20.00%
        6
        Front Doors
        20.00%
        6
        Buildings
        20.00%
        6
        Architecture
        13.33%
        4
        Starry Night
        13.33%
        4
        Graffiti
        13.33%
        4
        Silhouettes
        13.33%
        4
        Shadows
        13.33%
        4
        Rural New England Scenes
        13.33%
        4
        Lighthouses
        13.33%
        4
        America the beautiful
        13.33%
        4
        Zoo photography
        13.33%
        4
        Church Interiors
        10.00%
        3
        Close Ups
        10.00%
        3
        Clowning around
        10.00%
        3
        Hands
        10.00%
        3
        Critters
        10.00%
        3
        Shoes
        10.00%
        3
        Night photography
        10.00%
        3
        Lakes/ponds
        10.00%
        3
        Unusual Perspective
        10.00%
        3
        Beaches
        10.00%
        3
        Bridge (s)
        10.00%
        3
        Star Trails
        10.00%
        3
        Railroad
        10.00%
        3
        Fog
        10.00%
        3
        Cameras
        6.67%
        2
        Windows
        6.67%
        2
        Children
        6.67%
        2
        Bottle(s)
        6.67%
        2
        Forest Floor
        6.67%
        2
        Train(s)
        6.67%
        2
        Full Moon
        6.67%
        2
        Funny
        6.67%
        2
        Gears
        6.67%
        2
        Something Different
        6.67%
        2
        Through a Window
        6.67%
        2
        Hair
        6.67%
        2
        Woodlands
        6.67%
        2
        VW Bugs
        6.67%
        2
        Creativity at work (person at a handicraft/hobby)
        6.67%
        2
        Hats
        6.67%
        2
        Barns
        6.67%
        2
        Self-portrait
        6.67%
        2
        S Curve (s)
        6.67%
        2
        Different perspective
        6.67%
        2
        Three of a Kind
        6.67%
        2
        The golden hour
        6.67%
        2
        Swirls
        6.67%
        2
        Looking Up
        6.67%
        2
        Macro (1:1 or larger than life size)
        6.67%
        2
        Round
        6.67%
        2
        Lock(s) and/or Door Knob(s)
        6.67%
        2
        Reflection(s)
        6.67%
        2
        Monochrome
        6.67%
        2
        Birds
        6.67%
        2
        Fences
        6.67%
        2
        Musical Instrument (s)
        6.67%
        2
        Alphabet letters
        6.67%
        2
        Foliage-Fall Color
        3.33%
        1
        Mushrooms
        3.33%
        1
        Portraits
        3.33%
        1
        Moving water
        3.33%
        1
        Red
        3.33%
        1
        Re-enactors
        3.33%
        1
        "Missed It" - the one that got away
        3.33%
        1
        Minions
        3.33%
        1
        Metal
        3.33%
        1
        Light Painting
        3.33%
        1
        Kindness
        3.33%
        1
        In a row
        3.33%
        1
        Holes
        3.33%
        1
        Harbors
        3.33%
        1
        Happiness is…
        3.33%
        1
        Slow Shutter Speed
        3.33%
        1
        So ugly it's cute…
        3.33%
        1
        Solitude
        3.33%
        1
        Glass
        3.33%
        1
        Spring
        3.33%
        1
        Food
        3.33%
        1
        Photojournalism
        3.33%
        1
        Flea markets/yard sales
        3.33%
        1
        Steampunk
        3.33%
        1
        Farm Life
        3.33%
        1
        Sunrise/Sunset
        3.33%
        1
        Eye(s)
        3.33%
        1
        Textures
        3.33%
        1
        Emotions
        3.33%
        1
        Door (s) and/or Window (s)
        3.33%
        1
        Cityscapes
        3.33%
        1
        Tool(s)
        3.33%
        1
        City Lights
        3.33%
        1
        Tree(s)
        3.33%
        1
        Bumper Stickers, Billboards
        3.33%
        1
        View from Below
        3.33%
        1
        Brrr!
        3.33%
        1
        Wall (s)
        3.33%
        1
        Waves (water)
        3.33%
        1
        Weathered
        3.33%
        1
        Blue
        3.33%
        1
        Balloons or kites
        3.33%
        1
        Yellow
        3.33%
        1
        Out of place
        0.00%
        0
        Out the window
        0.00%
        0
        Paint/Paints
        0.00%
        0
        Panning
        0.00%
        0
        Patterns or Textures
        0.00%
        0
        People at work
        0.00%
        0
        Distinctive Old Men (portraits)
        0.00%
        0
        Green
        0.00%
        0
        Puppies
        0.00%
        0
        Purple
        0.00%
        0
        Books
        0.00%
        0
        Circles
        0.00%
        0
        Red, White and Blue (must contain all 3 colors)
        0.00%
        0
        Bell (s)
        0.00%
        0
        Calm
        0.00%
        0
        Repetition
        0.00%
        0
        Clocks
        0.00%
        0
        Rivets
        0.00%
        0
        Rolling Hills
        0.00%
        0
        Having fun
        0.00%
        0
        Health
        0.00%
        0
        Rust
        0.00%
        0
        Feathers
        0.00%
        0
        Sand or Snow
        0.00%
        0
        School
        0.00%
        0
        Seascapes
        0.00%
        0
        Humor
        0.00%
        0
        Ice
        0.00%
        0
        Ice cream
        0.00%
        0
        Autumn
        0.00%
        0
        skates and skateboards
        0.00%
        0
        Sleep (y)
        0.00%
        0
        Junkyard items
        0.00%
        0
        Smiles
        0.00%
        0
        Fishing
        0.00%
        0
        Lakes
        0.00%
        0
        Clouds
        0.00%
        0
        Spires or Towers
        0.00%
        0
        Sports Action
        0.00%
        0
        Leaves
        0.00%
        0
        Less is More (sparse composition)
        0.00%
        0
        Candlelight
        0.00%
        0
        Cold
        0.00%
        0
        Composites
        0.00%
        0
        Storm
        0.00%
        0
        Streams
        0.00%
        0
        Footprints
        0.00%
        0
        Street Scenes
        0.00%
        0
        Summer time
        0.00%
        0
        Love
        0.00%
        0
        Superheros
        0.00%
        0
        Sweet
        0.00%
        0
        Cosplay
        0.00%
        0
        Technology
        0.00%
        0
        Teeth
        0.00%
        0
        Temptations (PG13)
        0.00%
        0
        Framed
        0.00%
        0
        Theaters
        0.00%
        0
        Cotter pins
        0.00%
        0
        Fruit(s) and/or Vegetable(s)
        0.00%
        0
        Candy
        0.00%
        0
        Time
        0.00%
        0
        Motion and Blur
        0.00%
        0
        Abstraction(s)
        0.00%
        0
        Multiple Exposure
        0.00%
        0
        Triangle(s)
        0.00%
        0
        Trucks
        0.00%
        0
        Twilight
        0.00%
        0
        Twosomes
        0.00%
        0
        Umbrellas
        0.00%
        0
        Unexpected
        0.00%
        0
        Gardens and Gardening
        0.00%
        0
        Vegetables
        0.00%
        0
        Vibrant
        0.00%
        0
        Diagonal Line (s)
        0.00%
        0
        Geometric Shape(s)
        0.00%
        0
        Boats or ships
        0.00%
        0
        Warm
        0.00%
        0
        Water
        0.00%
        0
        Waterfalls
        0.00%
        0
        Ocean
        0.00%
        0
        Weather (good or bad)
        0.00%
        0
        Odd numbers
        0.00%
        0
        Wet
        0.00%
        0
        Wheel(s)
        0.00%
        0
        Wild Things
        0.00%
        0
        Odd shapes
        0.00%
        0
        Winter
        0.00%
        0
        Wooden
        0.00%
        0
        Old Farm Tractors
        0.00%
        0
        Work
        0.00%
        0
        Open Road
        0.00%
        0
        Nature patterns
        0.00%
        0
        Total Respondents: 30