Thursday, April 30, 2020

The monthly scores for the April competition have been posted

The monthly scores for the April competition have been posted

The CURRENT competition score files are added here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=19D4snXTUTtCKOyF4cQliDCSWHVb_KA9W

after each competition (2019-20 season)

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/p/monthly-competition-scores.html 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Photo Contest Pro Now Open for May 11 Competition

Photo Contest Pro now open for May 11 Competition

 

Note: This is a short turnaround time because our competition is on the 2nd Monday, 
NOT the 4th Monday. Get your images together soon.

The competition will be on Monday, May 11, at 7 PM. Entries are due by Friday, May 8, at 11:59 PM

Images can be 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high. This change is in keeping with

the New England Camera Club Council which has changed its image sizes for interclub competitions.

 

Here are some examples of images which can be submitted this year:

a landscape which is 1400 x 1050

a vertical which is 800 x 1050

a square image which is 1050 x 1050

Note that the vertical dimension cannot be more than 1050.

 

If you accidentally forget to resize your images, Photo Contest Pro may still accept

them if they are not too far off. However, everyone should strive to resize their images to conform to the guidelines.

Don't wait until the last minute to submit your images.

One last reminder - The assigned subject for May is Seascapes.

 

We are going to run the competition LIVE as a zoom meeting. Details will follow.

 

Also, images from the April 27 competition have now been posted on the New Haven 
Camera Club website.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

New Haven Camera Club Video on Youtube

A new video featuring images by members of the New Haven Camera Club has just
been posted on Youtube. 


You can also find it, by going to Google and typing in Youtube New Haven Camera Club Beauty.
The video should come right up. It is titled "Beauty Around Us." Check it out and tell your family and
friends to do the same. We want lots of views.You will enjoy it.

The competition last night went very well. Thanks to all who participated. The May competition will
be open soon on Photo Contest Pro.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

April Competition Set For Monday, April 27, at 7:00 PM

The New Haven Camera Club is set for its first LIVE online competition on Monday, April 27, at 7 PM. 
The meeting will be conducted by zoom as we did for our critique meeting two weeks ago. Expect to get 
an email tomorrow (Sunday) inviting you to the meeting. Only NHCC members invited this way will be 
able to see the competition. If you do not receive an email tomorrow, please contact Paul Peterson. 
 pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net

Note: Images have already been entered through Photo Contest Pro. All images will be judged, whether 
or not the maker attends our online meeting on Monday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

April Competition Images are due on Friday

Images for the April 27 Competition are due on Friday

 

The competition will be on Monday, April 27, at 7 PM. Entries are due by Friday, April 24,

at 11:59 PM

Images can be 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high. This change is in keeping with

the New England Camera Club Council which has changed its image sizes for interclub competitions.

 

Here are some examples of images which can be submitted this year:

a landscape which is 1400 x 1050

a vertical which is 800 x 1050

a square image which is 1050 x 1050

Note that the vertical dimension cannot be more than 1050.

 

If you accidentally forget to resize your images, Photo Contest Pro may still accept

them if they are not too far off. However, everyone should strive to resize their images to conform to the guidelines.

Don't wait until the last minute to submit your images.

One last reminder - The assigned subject for April is Night Photography.

 

We are going to run the competition LIVE as a zoom meeting. Details will follow.


Saturday, April 18, 2020

Please take the NHCC survey, if you have not already taken it, by May 11th

NHCC has a new survey designed to ask questions of you the members, we hope that everyone will take it!

Please take the NHCC survey, if you have not already taken it, by May 11th 

Click on the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NHCC-SP20
or point your iPhone at the QR code to go to the survey.
You can take this survey on a computer, iPad, cell phone, etc.



Thank you to Bill Hoikala for designing this survey, our last one was May 2015.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Monday April 13th -- see you on Zoom!

Due to COVID NHCC will be meeting via Zoom on April 13th...

To find the link for the private Join Zoom Meeting see PhotoContest Pro

--Using your laptop or iPad is probably easiest (copy and paste this link itno a new tab on your browser) as almost all laptops have a mic and webcam.
--If you are using your desktop you need to make sure that you have a webcame and a mic.
--You can also sign in on your smart phone and zee and hear that way.
--There is also a way to listen in and talk on your home phone (not no video/photos)

Social event and Check in on everyone
You may upload two images to PhotoContest pro...
You can submit one image for show and tell
You can submit one image for critique by Paula and Bill and Tom
You will see the link for the meeting on PhotoContest Pro
neither the link nor password should be shared or emailed
The easiest way to login is to click on the link on your iPhone, ipad, etc.
your mobile device has a camera and a mic so this is easiest.
you will be prompted to download the Zoom app
if possible download the zoom app before Monday so everyone joins at 7pm
You could also click on the link on your PC or Mac
but check to make sure that your monitor has a webcam (see end of thjis post)
if possible download the zoom app before Monday so everyone joins at 7pm
you can also dial in on your house phone (for sound only)

A "Show and Tell" image
an image that you created during COVID (at home or in your yard, we are not encouraging people to disobey the stay at home directive)

Critique
Enter an image that you would like constructive feedback on. This is your opportunity to get advice on a new technique, something you are trying to learn, a genre that is not your specialty, etc.. This is not supposed to be 'show your best', but rather show something that almost worked or something that you are working on. Paul, Bill and Tom will critique

Topic: Zoom Meeting 4-13-20
Time: Apr 4, 2020 7-9 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)




Friday, April 10, 2020

Get your images in...

It is a good friday to enter your images for NHCC's social get together via Zoom

Due to COVID NHCC will be meeting via Zoom on April 13th...

To find the link for the private Join Zoom Meeting see PhotoContest Pro

--Using your laptop or iPad is probably easiest (copy and paste this link itno a new tab on your browser) as almost all laptops have a mic and webcam.
--If you are using your desktop you need to make sure that you have a webcame and a mic.
--You can also sign in on your smart phone and zee and hear that way.
--There is also a way to listen in and talk on your home phone (not no video/photos)

Social event and Check in on everyone
You may upload two images to PhotoContest pro...
You can submit one image for show and tell
You can submit one image for critique by Paula and Bill and Tom
You will see the link for the meeting on PhotoContest Pro
neither the link nor password should be shared or emailed
The easiest way to login is to click on the link on your iPhone, ipad, etc.
your mobile device has a camera and a mic so this is easiest.
you will be prompted to download the Zoom app
if possible download the zoom app before Monday so everyone joins at 7pm
You could also click on the link on your PC or Mac
but check to make sure that your monitor has a webcam (see end of thjis post)
if possible download the zoom app before Monday so everyone joins at 7pm
you can also dial in on your house phone (for sound only)

A "Show and Tell" image
an image that you created during COVID (at home or in your yard, we are not encouraging people to disobey the stay at home directive)

Critique
Enter an image that you would like constructive feedback on. This is your opportunity to get advice on a new technique, something you are trying to learn, a genre that is not your specialty, etc.. This is not supposed to be 'show your best', but rather show something that almost worked or something that you are working on. Paul, Bill and Tom will critique

Topic: Zoom Meeting 4-13-20
Time: Apr 4, 2020 7-9 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)




Tuesday, April 7, 2020

April 13th Meeting via Zoom

Due to COVID NHCC will be meeting via Zoom on April 13th...
  • Social event and Check in on everyone
  • You may upload two images to PhotoContest pro...
    • You can submit one image for show and tell 
    • You can submit one image for critique by Paula and Bill and Tom 
  • You will see the link for the meeting on PhotoContest Pro 
    • neither the link nor password should be shared or emailed
      • The easiest way to login is to click on the link on your iPhone, ipad, etc.
        • your mobile device has a camera and a mic so this is easiest. 
        • you will be prompted to download the Zoom app
          • if possible download the zoom app before Monday so everyone joins at 7pm
      • You could also click on the link on your PC or Mac 
        • but check to make sure that your monitor has a webcam (see end of thjis post)
        • if possible download the zoom app before Monday so everyone joins at 7pm
      • you can also dial in on your house phone (for sound only)

  • A "Show and Tell" image
    • an image that you created during COVID (at home or in your yard, we are not encouraging people to disobey the stay at home directive)
  • Critique
    • Enter an image that you would like constructive feedback on. This is your opportunity to get advice on a new technique, something you are trying to learn, a genre that is not your specialty, etc.. This is not supposed to be 'show your best', but rather show something that almost worked or something that you are working on. Paul, Bill and Tom will critique

Topic: Zoom Meeting 4-13-20
Time: Apr 4, 2020 7-9 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

To find the link for the private Join Zoom Meeting see PhotoContest Pro 

The best way is to simply look at the top bezel near the center, as you'll typically see a small round circle with plastic-type screen over the top of it.  If it's not circular, it'll likely be rectangular shaped.  [View images below]
Typically webcams have built in LEDs, but you won't be able to see these unless the webcam is active. 

How to find my webcam on my laptop - Quora

Friday, April 3, 2020

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Important Club Notice

I wanted to follow the announcement from NECCC with a NHCC club announcement. Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 the New Haven Camera Club will cancel the April 13th meeting. It is highly probable that we will have to cancel all future meetings for this year. However, I would prefer to cancel one month at a time in the hope that some unexpected good descends upon us. 

Please submit your competition images for the April 27th competition. The deadline for submissions will be Friday April 24th (as usual). (See our blog for a reminder of deadlines, size of images and assigned subject.)  We will be conducting our competition online or through email, with each judge scoring images from their own computers. We are so grateful to Paul Peterson for organizing the online judging, gathering the scores, entering them in the Photo Contest Pro software and then doing such a great job of publishing everything on the blog. Thanks Paul! 

We had hoped to organize some kind of online meeting in April so that everyone could watch an online webinar at the same time from their computers, instead of meeting. Unfortunately I am not sure myself how to do this so we have not been able to schedule this. 

Please contact me or any other board member if you have any questions or suggestions. Photography could make these difficult times a little better for you.  Look around your house and in your yard for photography subjects. There are also many free webinars you can do online. One thing you might have lots of now is time. So have fun shooting.

​Stay safe, 

Denise SaldaƱa
President New Haven Camera Club







                                   NECCC Announcement

With the uncertainty in the USA and the New England area due to COVID19, NECCC has decided like the Olympics to postpone our 75th Anniversary Conference to 2021. We will have all the same speakers, activities and events that we have announced for 2020- the 75th will just take place one year later. The program registration fee will also be unchanged from 2020 and will remain at the low cost of $205 for early registration. Our Conference Chairs will remain the same, Lisa and Tom Cuchara who have agreed to stay on for one more year.

We thank you all for your past, present and future support of the conference and the NECCC Council itself and hope you will all join us July 16-18th in 2021. If you have registered for the 2020 conference already you will receive another email from Susan Mosser regarding refunds. It will come from s.jmosser@comcast.net

Susan Mosser, HonPSA, HonNEC Conference Coordinator

Lisa, HonNEC & Tom, MNEC Cuchara-Conference Co Chairman

Antoinette Gombeda, HonNEC –NECCC President

 

 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

March competition winners class B

March competition winners class B.
You can also view all of the images from the competitions, and scores from March here:   http://www.newhavencameraclub.org/p/monthly-photos.html