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11/6/19 – Projection Competition – Field Trip Images

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the November 6, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Field Trip Images. The winners were:

First Place – Ravi Patel – “Lighting up Charlotte”

Second Place – Tom Devlin – “Swamp House”

Third Place – John Pascone – “Olde Salem”

Fourth Place – Ed Lane – “Balconies”

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 20, 2019. The program will be a print presentation of member’s prints for discussion and evaluation.  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.

10/16/19 – Projection Competition – Roads and Bridges

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 16, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Roads and Bridges.The winners were:

First Place – Ravi Patel – “Talmadge Bridge Savannah at Sunset”

Second Place – Ravi Patel – “Tower Bridge London”

Third Place – Richard Washer – “French Highway View”

Fourth Place (Tie) – Tom Devlin – “Night Bridge”

Fourth Place (Tie) –  Eric Buckland – “Golden Gate Park”

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 6, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Field Trip 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.

10/2/19 – Print Competition – Open, This year

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 2, 2019 meeting.  The print competition was Open , This Year.

The winners were:

First Place – Tom Devlin – “Osprey Landing”

Second Place – Judy Young – “Canadian Lynx”

Third Place – Ed Lane – Image to be posted later

Fourth Place – Judy Young – “Do You See What I See”

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 16, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Roads and Bridges”.  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.

9/18/19 – Projection Competition – Street Photography/Urban Landscapes

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the September 18, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Street Photography/Urban Landscapes.

The winners were:

First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Charlotte Night Skyline”

Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Union Station Skyline”

Third Place – Tom Devlin – “Orchestral Laser Show”

Fourth Place – Ravi Patel – “Tourists Galore”

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 2, 2019. 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.

9/4/19 – Projection Competition – Hands and Feet

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the September 4, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Hands and Feet. The winners were:

First Place – Randy Knauf – “Hands”

Second Place – Ravi Patel – “A Decorative Hand Frame”

Third Place – Tom Devlin – “Instrument Hands #1”

Fourth Place – Tom Devlin – “Instrument Hands #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 September 18, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Street 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.

8/21/19 – Projection Competition – Macro Photography

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the August 21, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Marco Photography

The winners were:

First Place (Tie) – Stan Bolton – Morning Glory

First Place (Tie) – Tom Devlin – “Dragonfly Hanging Out”

Third Place – Lisa Moore – “Just Resting”

Fourth Place – Tom Devlin – “Flower Shines”

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 September 4, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Feet and Hands”.  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.

7/17/19 – Projection Competition – Open This Year

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the July 17, 2019 meeting.  The projection competition was Open This Year . The winners were:

First Place – Judy Young – “Young Great Horned Owl”:

Second Place – Phil Echerd – “Utah Night”:

Third Place – Ravi Patel – “Capturing a Sunset”:

Fourth Place– Ravi Patel – “Ridges at Sunset”:

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 21, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Macro 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.

6/19/19 – Print Competition – “Black and White”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the June 19, 2019 meeting.  The print competition was Black and White from the current year. The winners were:

First Place – John Hildebran – “Evening Ride”

Second Place – Randy Knauf – “Prom”

Third Place – John Hildebran – “Pretty Woman”

Fourth Place – Chip Young – “White Thoroughbred”

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 17, 2019. The program will be a projection competition – “Open”.  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.

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.