Wednesday, September 19, 2018

NHCC Dues are overdue. Please mail your dues for the 2018-19 season

NHCC Dues are past due. Please mail your dues for the 2018-19 season

Remember you must be paid member before the first competition in order to compete images, you must also be a paid member to attend workshops and/or field trips too.

Come to a NHCC Meeting!
When: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 7:00 pm (September thru May).
Where: Whitney Center, Cultural Arts Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden.

New members are always wanted!! For more information contact Paul Peterson

Note: You must be a CT resident (or a student) in order to become a NEW member
  • Guests are always welcome!
  • Membership is open to everyone who enjoys photography at any skill level.  
  • Programs are always free, but you must be a paid member in order to attend field trips, workshops and to enter photo competitions.
  • The best way to meet people is to sign up for field trips and workshops. 
  • Workshops are also a great learning tool. 
  • Click here for the NHCC MEMBERSHIP Application
    • To join, please download our Membership Form and bring it with you to a meeting or mail it to the Membership Chair. All members of the NHCC is also required to sign a Liability Waiver in order to participate in club activities, attend programs and workshops, etc.. 
    • Bring your membership form to a meeting or mail your membership form and check to: NHCC c/o Ann Yost 163 Woodvale Rd West Haven, CT 06516
  • New members (only first time members) ** Join after March 1st and your dues include the following season membership as well. 
Please check out our NHCC BLOG Our Blog contains relevant and timely information and you can subscribe to our blog to receive an email when the blog is updated. Members should subscribe to our Blog in order to stay informed.

We have Friendly Photography Competitions (monthly). We compete images: digital (open category), digital (assigned subject), monochrome, creative, and critique only once a month (typically the 4th Monday of the month). You may also bring an unframed print for a member's vote competition. Please see our handbook which contains the rules and instructions for competing your images.

You must be a resident of Connecticut (or student) in order to become a NEW member

Membership: Individual $30 ___ Family $50 ___ Student $10 ___
New __ Renewal __ Year 1st Joined ______
New Members: How did you find us?
Internet __ Word of mouth ___ Friend ___ Other _________________

Send application and check to: NHCC c/o Ann Yost 163 Woodvale Rd West Haven, CT 06516

Name (s)_________________________________________________________________________
Address _________________________________________________________________________
City __________________________ State _______________ ZIP ___________
Telephone (H) ________________ (C) ______________________ (W) __________________
E-mail address (es):________________________________________________________________
E-mail address (es):________________________________________________________________

I am a member of another Camera Club _______________________________________________. Note that for interclub competitions only one club may use a particular photographer's images. Please let us know if NHCC may __ may not __ use your images for interclub competitions. Please note that the NHCC may use your images on its Blog, website, for image critiques, etc.

Please read and sign below. I am applying for membership in the New Haven Camera Club (NHCC). I understand that participation in the NHCC club's activities is voluntary. I waive all liability against the NHCC, and its officers and members and I assume any risk associated with my membership and/or participation in any activities or field trips.

LIABILITY RELEASE: By attending a photography event, workshop, meeting, and/or outing ["Events"] sponsored by and/or organized with or by New Haven Camera Club (NHCC), I acknowledge that it is not without risk. I agree that NHCC and its directors, officers, agents, or assigns will not be held liable for injury, illness, accident, medical emergency, death or other related problems arising from the Event. I also agree to hold NHCC and its officers, members, or assigns harmless in the event I suffer equipment theft, damage or loss; memory card theft, damage or loss; data loss; and/or the loss of any other personal property or physical injury while attending any Event. I agree that NHCC and its officers, members, or assigns are not liable for acts by humans or of God that may occur during any Event, including, but not limited to: severe weather, earthquakes, volcanic activity, war, terrorism, riot or other civil unrest.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK: As a participant in any Event, I acknowledge that I am expected to be in normal health and am willing to be responsible for my own actions. Although problems are extremely rare, photography events are not risk-free. I acknowledge that my participation in the events constitutes an awareness and acceptance of these risks. I assume complete and total responsibility for my own health, safety and well-being while attending any NHCC event.

BINDING ARBITRATION: I agree that any dispute relating to this Release and Assumption of Risk shall be resolved exclusively by binding arbitration according to the then existing rules of the American Arbitration Association in the state of Connecticut in which the NHCC operates.

KNOWING AND VOLUNTARY EXECUTION: I have carefully read and fully understand the contents and legal ramifications of this Liability Release, Assumption of Risk and Arbitration Agreement. I understand that this is a legally binding and enforceable contract and I sign it of my own free will. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Signed _______________________________________________________ Date _____________

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