5/15/19 – Projection Competition – “Seeing Red”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the May 15, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was “Seeing Red”.

The winners were:

1st Place – Mitzi Gellman – Winter’s Reminder


2nd Place – Dan Kiser – Flag to the Fore


3rd Place – Stan Bolton – Payton in Red

4th Place – Chip Young – Chihuly Glass

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 5, 2019. The program will be a presentation by Ed Lane about wildlife photography.  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.

4/17/19 – Print competition, open, lifetime.

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the April 17, 2019 meeting.  The competition was a print competition, open subject, lifetime. The winners were:

First Place – John Pascone – Sunrise at Mesa Arch
Second Place -Donny Teague – All A Flutter
Third Place – Chip Young – Curious and Innocent
Fourth Place (tie) – Stan Bolton – Double Arch
Fourth Place (tie) – Doreen Sugierski – Roseate Spoonbill

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 15, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Seeing Red”.  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.

3/20/19 Projection Competition “Transportation”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the March 20, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was “Transportation”

The winners were:

First Place –  Mitzi Gellman – “Bike Atlanta “

Second Place – Randy Knauf – “Model A “

Third Place –  Donny Teague – “GMS Steam Engine 4705”

Tie Fourth Place – Tom Devlin – “Troop Transport”

Tie Fourth Place – John Pascone – “All Aboard”

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 April 3, 2019. The program will be teaching session – “The Business of Photography”, presented by Robert Dant.  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.

2/6/19 Projection Competition “Holiday Images”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the February 6, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Holiday Images.
The winners were:
1st Place - Ravi Patel Holiday Lights
First Place – Ravi Patel – “Holiday Lights”
2nd Place - GRIFFIN, RICHARD XMAS ORNIMENT 2
Second Place – Richard Griggin – “Xmas Ornament 2”

LIMESTONE, TN, USA-9/30/18: An early 50s Ford pickup is displayed with pumpkins, showing of its elaborate paint job.

Third Place – Michael Jones – “Thanksgiving Pickup”
4th Place - GRIFFIN, RICHARD, XMAS ORNIMENT
Fourth Place– Richard Griffin – “Xmas Ornament 2”
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 Ferbuary 20, 2019. The program will be a presentation by Randy Knauf and will be Photoshop Techniques & Practices..  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.

1/16/19 Projection Competition “Open Lifetime”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for January 16, 2019. The projection competition was open lifetime images. The winners were:

1st Place - Phil Echerd Milky Way over Lake_James

First Place – Phil Echerd – Milky Way over Lake James

2nd Place - Mitzi Gellman- Autumn in San Juan Mountains

2nd Place – Mitzi Gellman – Autumn in San Juan Mountains

3rd Place - Doreen Sugierski Air Force Academy Chapel

3rd Place – Doreen Sugierski – Air Force Academy Chapel

 

Eyes of the Elephants

4th Place – Ravi Patel – Eyes of the Elephants

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 6, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Holidays”.  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.

2018 Year End Awards

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced their year end winners for 2018

Print Image of the Year – Phil Echerd – Quiet Morning

Print Image of the year 2018 - Phil Echardt - Quiet Morning

Printed Image 1st Place – Randy Knauf – Tidal Rhythm

Print Image 1st Place - Randy Knauf - Tidal Rhythm

Printed Image 2nd Place – Randy Knauf – Under the Ferris Wheel

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Printed Image 3rd Place – Paul Van Breeman – White Palace

Print Image 3rd Place - Paul VanBreemen - White Palace

Printed Image 4th Place – Richard Griffin – White Egret

Print Image 4th Place - Richard Griffin - White Egret

Projected Image of the Year – Mitzi Gellman – The Millers Window

Projected Image of the year 2018 - Mitzi Gellman - The Millers Window

Projected Image 1st Place – Dean Powell – Driftwood

Projected Image 1st Place - Dean Powell - Driftwood

Projected Image 2nd Place – Randy Knauf – Chilhuly

Projected Image 2nd Place - Randy Knauf - Chihuly

Projected Image 3rd Place – Ed Lane – White Sands

Projected Image 3rd Place - Ed Lane - White Sands

Projected Image 4th Place – Doreen Sugierski – Train Hand Brake Triptych

Projected Image 4th Place - Doreen Sugierski - Train Hand Brake Triptych

Winner of the Frank J. Miller – Artistic Photographer 2018 – Stan Bolton – Fire & Ice

Winner of the 2018 Frank Miller Artistic Photographer - Stan Bolton Compete Fire and Ice

Every year a photographer who has not only placed in competitions throughout the year but has also consistently participated in meetings, field trips, and other club functions is awarded as the photographer of the year.
The Photographer of the Year for 2018 is: Randy Knauf
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 January 2, 2019. The program will be a presentation by Ed Lane on “Landscape Photography”.  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.

11/7/18 Projection Competition “Field Trip Images”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the November 7, 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was Field Trip Images.
The winners were:
1st Place Paul van Breemen The Kiss
First Place – Paul Van Breeman – “The Kiss”
2nd Place Tom Devlin Taking Off-2
Second Place – Tom Devlin – “Taking Off”
3rd Place TIE -Dean Powell - Driftwood
Tied for Third/Fourth Place – Dean Powell – “Driftwood”
3rd Place TIE -Hildebrand_John_Crystal_Ball_Gaze (1)
Tied for Third/Fourth Place – John Hildebrand – “Crystal Ball”
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 January 2, 2019. The program will be a presentation by Ed Lane on “Landscape Photography”.  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.

10/17/18 Projection Competition “Graveyards & Tombstones”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 17 , 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Graveyards and Tombstones”
The winners were:
1st Place - Judy Young - Touch of Red
First Place – Judy Young – “Touch of Red”
2nd Place - Dean Powell - Ghost at Tombstone Monument
Second Place –  Dean Powell – “Ghost at Tombstone Monument”
3rd Place - Paul van Breemen - River Kwai Cemetery
Third Place – Paul van Breemen – “River Kwai Cemetery”
4th Place - Mitzi Gellman - God's Acre
Fourth Place–  Mitzi Gellman – “God’s Acre”
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 November 7, 2018. The program will be a projection competition –  “Field Trip Images”.  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.

10/03/2018 Projection Competition “Open This Year”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the January 17 , 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was Field Extremes
The winners were:
1st Place - Paul VanBreemen - Scarf Seller
First Place – Paul Van Breemen – “Scarf Seller”
2nd Place - Randy Knauf - Chihuly
Second Place – Randy Knauf – “Chihuly”
3rd Place Dean Powell - Photographers in the Sand
Third Place – Dean Powell – “Photographers in the Sand”

Male Chinese Mantis

Fourth Place– Doreen Sugierski – “Praying Mantis on Lantana”
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 October 17, 2018. The program will be a projection competition – “Graveyards & Tombstones”.  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.

09/19/2018 Projection Competition “Triptych”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the September 19 , 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Triptych”

The winners were:
1st Place - Randy Knauf - Waterdrops
 
First Place – Randy Knauf – “Waterdrops”
2nd Place - Ravi Patel Bridges on James River
 
Second Place – Ravi Patel – “Richmond Bridge”
2nd Place - Paul van Breemen - Laurel Springs View
Third Place – Paul van Breemen – “Laurel Springs View”
4th Place - Doreen Sugierski Train Hand Brake Triptych
Fourth Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Train Hand Brake Triptych”
 
 
 
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 October 3, 2018. The program will be a projection 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.