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Last Reminder ~ October Photo Challenge

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    NEW HAVEN CAMERA CLUB CHALLENGE OCTOBER 2021 Congratulations! You’re going to Yale University: BOOLA, BOOLA   Using the attached map as a guide, for the month of October, we encourage you to go to any location that is part of Yale University (not including Yale Medical Buildings, West Campus and Athletic Fields). The map (see below) should help you immensely. There is so much to shoot with architecture , grounds , statues, and if you’re lucky, maybe you’ll catch a glimpse of Handsome Dan XIX. BOOLA, BOOLA has a 121 year old history, believed to be written by Yale graduate (1901) Allan M. Hirsh, who adapted the song from a 1898 song called “La Hoola Boola .”. Its first known use was a year before it was published with the words posted on a tree near the Yale Bowl before Yale played Harvard. On November 14 th , Yale beat Harvard 28-0 and fans ran out on the field singing the song. You don’t have to learn the song for this challenge. If enough NHCC members participate in this chal

Celebrating 110 Years of the New Haven Camera Club

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  New Haven Camera Club To Celebrate Its 110th Anniversary on November 8 Via Zoom 7pm The New Haven Camera Club, founded in 1911, will celebrate its 110th anniversary with a special program on November 8 via zoom. The program, presented by Paul Peterson, will feature milestones in our club's history along with lots of photos. You will see many beautiful images along with photos of our club members in action on various field trips. It promises to be a lot of fun. Make sure to save the date and join your fellow club members as we celebrate 110 years of great photography.

Competition Images Due Friday and How To Impress The Judges Workshop Thursday

Hi Folks,  Just a reminder that images for our October 25 Competition are due this Friday, Oct. 22, at 11:59 PM.  Also, Paul Peterson is conducting a workshop called "How To Impress The Judges" on Thursday at 7 PM for newer members trying to figure out what makes a good camera club image. It is not too late to sign up. Email Paul Peterson pmjpeterson@sbcglobal.net and he will send you the zoom link. Here again are the specifications for images submitted to Photo Contest Pro:                     Images can be 1400 pixels wide and 1050 pixels high. Here are some examples of images which can be submitted: 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. The Assigned Su

Black and White Photography by Geff Bourke Via Zoom

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  Black and White Photography by Geff Bourke Oct. 18, 2021 via Zoom 7pm Black and White Photography is often forgotten in our digital color world of today. While not every image is a candidate for conversion to black and white, some images can be truly striking and powerful when rendered in this medium. This presentation focuses on how to produce strong black and white images, starting with learning to recognize what types of images make great black and white photographs. You will learn to recognize the conditions that will result in great images. You will also learn how to process black and white imagery with Photoshop and other software  applications. Bio: Photography has been a passion of his for nearly 3+ decades. Like most people, he started taking pictures of my vacations and of his family, with his very first camera, a Fuji XT605. He caught the photography bug and his interests branched out from family vacations to nature photography, such as landscapes, birds, and flowers; trav

October Photo Challenge ~ Yale University

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    NEW HAVEN CAMERA CLUB CHALLENGE OCTOBER 2021 Congratulations! You’re going to Yale University: BOOLA, BOOLA   Using the attached map as a guide, for the month of October, we encourage you to go to any location that is part of Yale University (not including Yale Medical Buildings, West Campus and Athletic Fields). The map (see below) should help you immensely. There is so much to shoot with architecture , grounds , statues, and if you’re lucky, maybe you’ll catch a glimpse of Handsome Dan XIX. BOOLA, BOOLA has a 121 year old history, believed to be written by Yale graduate (1901) Allan M. Hirsh, who adapted the song from a 1898 song called “La Hoola Boola .”. Its first known use was a year before it was published with the words posted on a tree near the Yale Bowl before Yale played Harvard. On November 14 th , Yale beat Harvard 28-0 and fans ran out on the field singing the song. You don’t have to learn the song for this challenge. If enough NHCC members participate in this chal

Litchfield Field Trip Photos

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Members of the camera club took a trip to the Litchfield area of our state. The weather was spectacular and everyone that attended had a great time! Check out the images below that our members took. (Sorry for the really long post, but all images were too good!) From L To R: Cheri Bode, Tracy Hammond, Art Yost, Bev Byer, Allen Trafny, Ann Yost Photos by Art Yost: Photos By Ann Yost: Photos By Allen Trafny: Photos By Linda Thomas: Photos By Bev Byer: Photos By Tracy Hammond: Photos By Cheri Bode:   Check out the full sized images on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NewHavenCameraClub