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07/18/2018 – Projection Competition “Open This Year “

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the July 18 , 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open This Year”.


The winners were:
1st Place - Ed Lane - Dawn Photographer
 
First Place –  Ed Lane – “Dawn Photographer”
2nd Place - Cindy Martin - Strasbourg Reflections
 
Second Place – Cindy Martin – “Strasbourg Reflections”
3rd Place - Donny Teague - Water Falls
 
Third Place –  Donny Teague – “Water Falls”
4th Place - Mitzi Gellman - Mt. Calm Doe
 
Fourth Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Mt. Calm Doe”
 
 
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 15, 2018. The program will be a print competition ” Architecture “.  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.

06/20/2018 – Open Print This Year Competition – “Black and White”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the June 20, 2018 meeting.  The print competition was “Black and White”.

The winners were:

 

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First Place – Randy Knauf – “Under the Ferris Wheel”
2nd Place - Ed Lane - Law Man
Second Place – Ed Lane –  “Law Man”
3rd Place - RICHARD WASHER - CINDERELLA BALLET
Third Place – Richard Washer –  “Cinderella Ballet”
4th Place - Randy Knauf - Tidal Rhythm
Fourth Place – Randy Knauf – Tidal Rhythm
 
 
 
 
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 18, 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.

05/16/2018 – Projection Competition “Doors and Windows”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the May 16, 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Doors and Windows.”

The winners were:
1st Place - Phil Witman - Window Washers
 
First Place – Phil Witman – “Window Washers”
2nd Place - Mitzi Gellman - Tool Shop Window
Second Place –  Mitzi Gellman – “Tool Shop Window”
3rd Place - Chip Young - Gherry Building at MIT
Third Place – Chip Young – “Gherry Building at MIT”
4th Place - Mitzi Gellman - The Millers Window
 
Fourth Place – Mitzi Gellman – “The Millers Window”
 
 
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 6, 2018. The program will be a program titled  “Portraits & Lightng” by John Hildebrand  .  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.

04/18/2018 – Projection Competition – “Open This Year”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the April 18, 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open This Year”
1st Place - Mitzi Gellman - Egret Home Builder

The winners were:
 
First Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Egret Home Builder”
2nd Place Mitzi Gellman - Peacock Strut
Second Place –  Mitzi Gellman – “Peacock Strut”
3rd Place Tie - Judy Young - Flamingo
Third Place Tie – Judy Young – “Flamingo”
3rd Place Tie - Richard Griffin - rhymeice
 
Third Place Tie – Richard Griffin – “Rime Ice”
 
 
 
 
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 2, 2018. The program will be a presentation by club member Ravi Patel on “Peru and Machu Pichhu”.  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.

03/07/2018 – Projection Competition – Fast or Slow Shutter Speed

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the March 7 , 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Fast or Slow Shutter Speed”


The winners were:
Compete Randy Knauf Waterdrop
First Place – Randy Knauf – “Water Drop”
Compete Cindy Martin Outer Banks Lighthouse (1 of 1)
Second Place –Cindy Martin – “Outer Banks Lighthouse”
Compete Tom Devlin Roadside Creek
Third Place – Tom Devlin – “Roadside Creek”
Compete Stan Bolton I-40 Light Trails
Fourth Place – Stan Bolton – “I  40 Light Trails”
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 18, 2018. The program will be a projection competition of “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.

2/7/2018 Open Print Competition

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the February , 2018 meeting.  The print competition was “Open Print”


The winners were:
1st Place - Phil Echardt - Quiet Morning
First Place – Phil Echerd – “Quiet Morning”
2nd Place - Randy Knauf - Craic
Second Place –  Randy Knauf – “Craic”
3rd Place - Judy Young _ Lake Mattamuskeet
Third Place – Judy Young – “Lake Mattamuskeet”
4th Place - Richard Griffin - White Egret
Fourth Place – Richard Griffin – “White Egret”
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 21, 2018. The program will be a presentation on “Cuba” given by club member Cindy Martin.  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.

01/17/2018 – Projection Competition – Open

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the January 17 , 2018 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open”.
The  winners were:

Compete Randy Knauf Taco Truck Girl

First Place – Randy Knauf – “Taco Truck Girl”
Compete John Pascone Whitetop Winter
Second Place – John Pascone – “Whitetop Winter”
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Third Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Foggy Morning”
Compete Ed Lane White Sands (1 of 1)
Fourth place – Ed Lane – “White Sands”
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 7, 2018. The program will be a projection competition – “Dept. of Field Extremes”.  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.

2017 Year End Awards

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its year end competitions for 2017. 

The Print of the Year 2017
2nd Place - A Group - Randy Knauf - Duesenberg Boattail
Randy Knauf – “Duesenberg Boat Tail”
The Accomplished Division print winners for 2017 were:
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First Place – Ed Lane – “Beach 4 Sunrise Walk”
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Second Place – Ed Lane – “Lake Edith, Jasper, Canada”
3rd Place TIE - A_Group_Judy_Young_Old_Man_&_the_Sea
Third Place – Judy Young – “Old Man and the Sea”
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Honorable Mention – Stan Bolton – “Capelia Pas de Deux”
The Intermediate Division print winners for 2017 were:
1st Place - B_Martin_Cindy_Cuban Lady (1 of 1)
First Place – Cindy Martin – “Cuban Lady”
1st Place -B_Pascone_John_Epcot
Second Place – John Pascone – “Epcot”
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Third Place – Dean Powell – “Cascade in the Woods”
2nd Place - B Group - Dean Powell - Super Moon
Honorable Mention – Dean Powell – “Super Moon”
Projection Image of the Year 2017
1st - Andy Fay - Outerbanks Currituck
Andy Fay – “Outerbanks Currituck Staircase”
The Accomplished Division projection image winners for 2017
3rd Place, Ed Lane Bow Lake
First Place – Ed Lane – “Bow Lake”
1st - John Hildebrand - Charging Herd
Second Place – John Hildebrand – “Charging Herd”
2nd - A_Hildebrand_John_Dancers_Shadowplay
Third Place – John Hildebrand – “Dancer’s Shadow Play”
3rd Place - A Group- Doreen Sugierski - Bottles and Balls and Mirrors
Honorable Mention – Doreen Sugierski – “Bottles and Balls and Mirrors”
The Intermediate Division projection image winners for 2017
2nd - Ravi Patel - Shady Dealings
First Place – Ravi Patel – “Shady Dealings”
3rd Place Tie, Cindy Martin Handmade in Belgrade
Second Place – Cindy Martin –  “Handmade in Belgrade”
2nd Place - Ravi Patel - Cactus Designs
Third Place – Ravi Patel – “Cactus Design”
1st - B_Patel_Ravi_Sunset Midst Lights
Honorable Mention – Ravi Patel – “Sunset Midst Lights”
The Frank J Miller Artistic Image of the year goes to Mitzi Gellman for “Dali-Mingos”
Miller Winner
Every year a photographer in each division 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 for that division.
The Photographers of the Year are:
Accomplished Division – Doreen Sugierski
Intermediate Division – Cindy Martin
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 3, 2018. The program will be a discussion on gear and gadgets and other tips and tricks.  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.

11/01/2017 – Projection Competition – “Field Trip Images”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the November 1, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was Field Trip Images.


The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st - Doreen Sugierski - Bullfrog in Duckweed
First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Bullfrog in Duckweed”
2nd - Doreen Sugierski - Morning at Mattamuskeet
Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Morning in Mattamuskeet”
3rd - Mitzi Gellman - Hilton Head Egret
Third Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Hilton Head Egret”
HM - Judy Young - Duck Sunrise
Honorable Mention – Judy Young – “Duck Sunrise”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st - Andy Fay - Outerbanks Currituck
First Place – Andy Fay – “Outerbanks Currituck”
2nd - John Pascone - Currituck Sound Sunset
Second Place –  John Pascone – “Currituck Sound Sunset”
3rd - Cindy Martin - Historic Railway Station
Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Historic Railway Station”
HM - Ravi Patel - Trails at Bodie Island Lighthouse
Honorable Mention – Ravi Patel – “Trail at Bodie Island Lighthouse”
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 15, 2017. The program will be a projection competition – “Favorite Image”.  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.

10/18/2017 – Projection Competition – “Make Me Laugh”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 18, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was”Make Me Laugh”.


The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st - Judy Young - Whazz Up
First Place –  Judy Young – “Whazz Up”
2nd - Richard Griffin - Neighbors
Second Place – Richard Griffin – “Neighbors”
3rd - Judy Young - The Lick
Third Place – Judy Young – “The Lick”
HM - Paul VanBreemen - Fish Food
Honorable Mention – Paul Van Breemen – “Fish Food”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st - Cindy Martin - Hydrant Snowman
First Place –  Cindy Martin – “Hydrant Snowman”
2nd - Ravi Patel - Shady Dealings
Second Place – Ravi Patel – “Shady Dealings”
3rd - Andy Fay - Roar
Third Place – Andy Fay – “Roar”
HM - Cindy Martin - A Devilish Good Time
Honorable Mention – Cindy Martin – “A Devilish Good Time”
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 15, 2017. The program will be a projection competition – “Favorite Image”.  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.