08/02/2017 – Projection Competition – “Nature”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the August 8, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was “Nature”

Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place _ Mitzi Gelloman - Humming Bird on the Wing
First Place –  Mitzi Gellman – “Humming Bird on the Wing”
2nd Place - Judy Young - Sunrise at Jeckyll Beach
Second Place – Judy Young – “Sunrise at Jekyll Beach”
3rd Place - Paul Van Breemen - English Falls Paradise
Third Place – Paul VanBreemen – “English Falls Paradise”
HM - Tom Devlin - Golden Finch
Honorable Mention – Tom Devlin – “Golden Finch”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place Ravi Patel - Spectacular Reflection
First Place – Ravi Patel – “Spectacular Reflection”
2nd Place - John Pascone - Valley Fog
Second Place – John Pascone – “Valley Fog”
3rd Place - Dean Powell - View through the hole
Third Place – Dean Powell – “View through the hole”
HM - Dean Powell - Mountain
Honorable Mention –  Dean Powell – “Mountain”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be August 16, 2017. The program will be a print competition – “Open – This Year”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  If you want to become a better photographer and make new friends while doing so, come join us. Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

07/19/2017 – Projection Competition “Animal Portraits”

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The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of the photographic competition of July 19, 2017. The projection competition was entitled “Animal Portraits”.
The Accomplished Winners were:
1st - John Hildebrand - Charging Herd
First Place – John Hildebrand – “Charging Herd”
2nd TIE - Doreen Sugierski - Great Blue Heron
Second Place Tie– Doreen Sugierski – “Great Blue Heron”
2nd TIE - Judy Young - Piper
Second Place Tie – Judy Young – “Piper”
HM - Tom Devlin - Brown Owl
Honorable Mention – Tom Devlin – “Brown Owl”
The Intermediate division winners were:
1st - Cindy Martin - Owl Portrait
First Place – Cindy Martin – “Owl Portrait”
2nd - John Pascone - Gator
Second Place – John Pascone – “Gator”
3rd - Cindy Martin - Hawk Portrait
Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Hawk Portrait”
HM - John Pascone - Buster
Honorable Mention Tie – John Pascone – “Buster”
HM - Ravi Patel - Posing Cat
Honorable Mention Tie – Ravi Patel – “Posing Cat”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be August 2, 2017. The program will be a projection competition – “Nature”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  If you want to become a better photographer and make new friends while doing so, come join us. Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

07/05/2017 – Projection Competition “Open This Year”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the July 5, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open –  Made This Year”


The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place - Ed Lane - Yucca
First Place – Ed Lane – “Yucca”
2nd Place - Tom Devlin - Two Flowers
Second Place –  Tom Devlin – “Two Flowers”
3rd Place Doreen Sugierski - Sun Flower with Crystal Ball
Third Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Sun Flower with Crystal Ball”
HM - Judy Young - Busy Bee
Honorable Mention – Judy Young – “Busy Bee”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place - Dean Powell - Hole in Wall
First Place – Dean Powell – “Hole in Wall”
2nd Place - Ravi Patel - Cactus Designs
Second Place – Ravi Patel – “Cactus Designs”
3rd Place - Cindy Martin - Cuban Artist - Wayacon
Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Cuban Artist – Wayacon”
HM - Cindy Martin - Cuban Serenade
Honorable Mention – Cindy Martin – “Cuban Serenade”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be July 19, 2017. The program will be a projection competition – “Animal Portraits”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  If you want to become a better photographer and make new friends while doing so, come join us. Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

06/22/2017 – Open Print Competition

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the June 22, 2017 meeting.  The print competition was open .

The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place - A_Sugierski_Doreen Eastern Screech Olw
First Place –Doreen Sugierski – “Eastern Screech Owl”
2nd Place - A Group - Randy Knauf - Duesenberg Boattail
Second Place –Randy Knauf – “Duesenberg Boat Tail”
3rd Place Tie - A Group - Pail VanBreemen - Girl with far-off gaze
Third Place Tie – Paul VanBreemen – “Girl with a far off gaze”
3rd Place TIE - A_Group_Judy_Young_Old_Man_&_the_Sea
Third Place Tie – Judy Young – “Old Man & the Sea”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place - B_Martin_Cindy_Cuban Lady (1 of 1)
First Place – Cindy Martin – “Cuban Lady”
2nd Place - B Group - Dean Powell - Super Moon
Second Place – Dean Powell – “Super Moon”
3rd Place - B_Martin_Cindy_On The Road to Trinidad (1 of 1)
Third Place – Cindy Martin – “On the Road to Trinidad”
HM - B Group - Dean Powell - sunrise
Honorable Mention – Dean Powell – “Sunrise”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be July 5, 2017. The program will be a projection competition – “Open –  Limited to this year”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

06/07/2017 – Projection Competition “Glass”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club announces the winners of the  June 7, 2017 competition “Glass”

 

Accomplished Winners

1st Place A Group - Tom Devlin - Shot Glass

1st Place – Tom Devlin – “Shot Glass”

2nd Place - A Group - Ann Fitzsimmons - 3 Glasses

2nd Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “3 Glasses”

3rd Place - A Group- Doreen Sugierski - Bottles and Balls and Mirrors

3rd Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Bottles and Balls and Mirrors”

DALE CHIHULY 1998 Royal Blue Mint Chandelier at Charlotte's Mint Museum.

Honorable Mention – Doreen Sugierski – Mint Museum Chihuly

Intermediate Winners

1st Place - B Group - John Pascone - Fire & Glass

1st Place – John Pascone – “Fire & Glass”

2nd Place - B Group - Dean Powell - Glass Globe

2nd Place – Dean Powell – “Glass Globe”

3rd Place - B Group - Dean Powell - Glass Apple

3rd Place –Dean Powell – “Glass Apple”

HM - B Group - John Pascone - The Vase

Honorable Mention – John Pascone – “The Vase”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be June 21, 2017.  The program will be a limited open print competition .  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  If you want to improve your photography and make new friends come join us. Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

05/17/2017 “Three Of Anything” Competition.

The Catawba Valley Camera Club announced the winners of their May 17, 2017 competition. The subject was “Three Of Anything”.

Accomplished Winners

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First Place – Doreen Surgierski  – “Train Wheels”

A_Bolton_Stan_3 Warbirds

Second Place – Stan Bolton – “3 War Birds”

A_Sugierski_Doreen Church Windows

Third Place – Doreen Surgierski – “Church Windows”

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Honorable Mention – Judy Young – “Sunflower Petals”

Intermediate Winners

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First Place – Ravi Patel – ” Trilateral Negotiations”

B_Martin_Cindy_Trio of Baloons (1 of 1)

Second Place – Cindy Martin – “Trio of Balloons”

B-Dean-Powell-3 Roses

Third Place – Dean Powell – “3 Roses”

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Honorable Mention –  John Pascone – “Trois Turrets”

04/19/2017 – Open Black and White Print Competition

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of the April 19, 2017 competition. The competition was “Open Black and White Prints.”

 

Accomplished Winners

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1st Place – Ed Lane – “Lake Edith, Jasper, Canada”

A_Bolton_Stan_Cappelia Pas De Deux

2nd Place – Stan Bolton – “Cappelia Pas de Deux”

3rd Place - A_Fitzsimmons_Ann_Portrait of a Young Girl

3rd Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Portrait of a Young Girl”

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Honor Mention – Paul VanBreemen – “Confederate Soldier Hart Square”

Intermediate Winners

1st Place -B_Pascone_John_Epcot

1st Place – John Pascone – “Epicot”

2nd Place - Dean Powell -Covered Bridge

2nd Place – Dean Powell – “Covered Bridge”

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3rd Place –Brian Hargreaves – “Dedication”

B_Ravi Patel_A Street Artist's Portrait_CVCC

Honorable Mention – Ravi Patel – “Portrait of a Street Performer”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be May 3, 2017.  The program will be ” Shooting Video With Your DSLR” presented by videographer Garrick Lane .  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  If you want to improve your photography and make new friends come join us. Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

04/05/2017 Projection Competition – “Open Current Year”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the April 5, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was Open, images taken this year.
The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place - Judy Young - Jekyll Island Driftwood Beach
First Place – “Judy Young – Jekyll Island Driftwood Beach”
2nd Place - TIE Ann Fitzsimmons - Bluebird and Berries
Second Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Bluebird and Berries”
2nd Place TIE - Mitzi Gellman - Lake Matt Sundown
Third Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Lake Matt Sundown”
HM - Doreen Sugierski - California Beetle
Honorable Mention – Doreen Sugierski – “California Beetle”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place TIE - Ravi Patel - Early Morning Serenity
Tie First Place – Ravi Patel – “Early Morning Serenity”
1st Place TIE - Ravi Patel - Embera Indian Child
Tie First Place – Ravi Patel – “Embera Indian Child”
3rd Place - John Pascone - Pride Rock
Third Place – John Pascone – “Pride Rock”
HM - Dean Powell - Owl
Honorable Mention – Dean Powell – “Owl”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be May 3, 2017.  The program will be ” Shooting Video With Your DSLR” presented by videographer Garrick Lane .  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

02/01/2017 Projection Competition “Open”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the February 1, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open”

The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place, Tom Devlin The Stare
First Place – Tom Devlin – “The Stare”
2nd Place, Doreen Sugierski Charlotte Night Skyline
Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Charlotte Night Skyline”
3rd Place, Ed Lane Bow Lake
Third Place – Ed Lane – “Bow Lake”
HM Tie, Chip Young Klipspringer
Honorable Mention Tie – Chip Young – “Klipspringer”
HM Tie, Mitzi Gellman Palouse Patchwork
Honorable Mention Tie –  Mitzi Gellman – “Palouse Patchwork”
The Intermediate Division winners were:

Ngorongoro Zebra Scene

First Place –  Ravi Patel – “Ngorongoro Zebra Congregation”

2nd Place, John Pascone Angles & Curves
Second Place – John Pascone – “Angles & Curves”
3rd Place Tie, Cindy Martin Handmade in Belgrade
Third Place Tie – Cindy Martin – “Handmade in Belgrade”
3rd Place Tie, Dean Powell Lake Louise
Third Place Tie – Dean Powell – “Lake Louise”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be March 1, 2017. The program will be CVCC student critique night.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

01/04/2017 – Projection Competition – “Open”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the January 4, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open.”

The Accomplished Division winners were:
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First Place – Ed Lane – “Jasper”
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Second Place – John Hildebrand – “Dancers Shadow Play”

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Third Place – Randy Knauf – “Owl”
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Honorable Mention Tie –Tom Devlin – “Colorful Lamp”
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Honorable Mention Tie – Judy Young – “I’m all Ears”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
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First Place – Ravi Patel – “Sunset Midst Lights”
2nd-b_martin_cindy_ravages-of-war-vokavar
Second Place – Cindy Martin – “Ravages of War”
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Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Come Fly With Me”
3rd-tie-b_pascone_john_cesky_krumlov
Honorable Mention – John Pascone – “Cesky Krumlov”
The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at 7:00 pm in the North Annex of the Arts Center in Hickory.  Meetings consist of competition among members as well as instructional lectures. Field trips are planned throughout the year to enable members to share and demonstrate techniques as well as spend time enjoying photography together.  The next meeting will be February 1 , 2017. The program will be “Open Projection”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.