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July Photo Challenge ~ Celebration of Freedom

 July Photo Challenge For July we want you to find images that fit the theme: CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM   This subject is meant to be an expansive assignment. It is not meant to be simply about the 4 th of July or political issues. We’re not looking for more flag photos that was the subject of our June assignment.   It doesn’t mean banners can’t be included (see sample image included) but it should indicate the theme of freedom. The images you submit can be focused on freedom of movement, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want. It could be images of people celebrating freedom. You get the idea.     We would love to have great participation and looking forward to your many interpretation of this topic.   Images (up to 4) are due by July 31st, yet Colleen, who so beautifully arranges our image show, would love to have them in before the last day. So please keep that in mind. Send them to . Name them ex. ayost_0

New Haven Camera Club’s Field Trip in July

July Field Trip!  When: Thursday, July 28 th , 2022 Location: Woodstock, CT Places (1)     Roseland Cottage (also called Henry C. Bowen House; Bowen Cottage)   Address : 556 Route 169, Woodstock CT 06281  Meet in the parking lot at 10:00 AM!             About Roseland Cottage :  It’s a uniquely gorgeous, pink, Gothic Revival summer house  A National Historic landmark; and was owned by Henry Bowen, a 19 th century business mogul. Inside are magnificent rugs, paintings, art, & quaint artifacts The grounds consist of exquisite gardens, a barn (assigned subject for September 2022), an ice house, and the oldest bowling alley in the U.S.            Admission to tour the cottage museum : $15.00 for adults; $13.00 for seniors (tour must be               Scheduled since it’s guided)            Parking : Plenty of it on the grounds        Note : Tripods & camera bags not allowed   Logee’s Greenhouses Address : 141 North Street, Danielson, CT 06239            About Log

End of 21-22 Season Winning Images

  Congratulations to all of our winners!

Final Standings for the 21-22 Competition Standings Are Now Up!

 Cumulative End of Year Scores  and Final Standings  Can be viewed by clicking the links! Congratulations to all the winners!

June Photo Challenge Reminder

  Please join in the fun for our June photo challenge. The subject is FLAGS of all sorts.   When we think of flags in June we, of course, think of our own beautiful American flag on June 14th, Flag Day. That is the day when presidents Wilson, in 1916, and Coolidge, in 1927, issued proclamations asking for June 14th to be observed as the National Flag Day. But it wasn’t until August 3rd, 1949 that congress approved the national observance, and President Harry S. Truman signed it into law. (See…. even back then it took a long time to get something passed through congress 😂 )   But, in this case we are asking you to think outside the box and search for unusual flags. OR, all four entries can be American flags if you wish. The choice is yours.  Flags come in all sizes, shapes, colors, materials, and subjects. Here are some samples of unusual flags/flag groupings. Please send up to 4 images to Colleen Reilly ( by the deadline June 30th. Please follow this format exam


  HARKNESS MEMORIAL STATE PARK FIELD TRIP on SATURDAY JUNE 18 TH   The New Haven Camera Club is having a field trip to Harkness Memorial State Park this Saturday June 18 th .   We’ll meet in the large parking lot near the rest rooms on the right side.   There is much to do at Harkness – ·                     Gardens ·          Nature preserve ·          Tower ·          Eolia Mansion with beautiful grounds ·          Rocky shores and beach area Bring your walking shoes, hat & suntan lotion for protection from the sun, camerasand your creative eye.   All the above will provide plenty to photograph!! After we finish at Harkness, those interested will visit the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center which is right down the road at 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford.   The campus of the Theatre Center has some interesting buildings and plantings.   DETAILS:   Harkness Memorial State Park                  275 Great Neck Road                  Waterford, Ct It is off Exit 75 from I 9

UPDATE New Version of the May Photo Challenge Video

They say third time is a charm, so I am about to charm you with the final update of the "Murals" Photo Challenge Video. It now showcases the complete collection of our photographers' unbelievably beautiful work. There are 1/2 dozen new images to view that, believe me, you won't want to miss.   Enjoy, Enjoy, Enjoy!!!