Category Archives: Competition Winners

5/5/2010 – Urban Decay / Weathered Competition Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club announces the winners of its photography competition for the May 5th meeting.  The competition was projection images of weathered or urban decay.

 

A Group

1st Place – Cynthia Harmon  "Dilapidated House"

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2nd Place – Ed Lane  "Mill Glass"

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(Tie) 3rd Place – Rick Bell "Rue  De La Ruin"

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(Tie) 3rd Place – Cynthia Harmon "Weathered Window"

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B Group

1st Place – (Tie)  Dennis Hacker "Nearly Useless

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1st Place – (Tie)  Dean Powell "Old Factory"

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3rd Place – Wink Gaines "Baynard Crypt"

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Honorable Mention – Stan Bolton "No Trespassing"

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3/17/2010 – Black and White Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club announces the winners of its photography competition for the March 17th meeting.  The competition was print images with no assigned topic. 

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place – Ed Lane – “Watauga Cabin”

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Second place – Rick Bell – “Trombonist”

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Third place Tie – Cynthia Harmon – “Kings Lookout”

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Third place Tie – Steven Gold – “Polly in Snow”

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The Intermediate Division winners were:

First place – Donny Teague – “Schools Out”

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Second place – Richard Griffin – “Reading Braille.”

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Third place – Daren Price – “Waldensian Trail of Faith”

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Honorable Mention – Stan Bolton – “Joseph Wilson Log House”

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3/3/2010 Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the March 3rd meeting.

The competition was print images with no assigned topic.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place – Cynthia Harmon – “Weathered Bible”

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2nd Place tie – Ed Lane – “Bodie Gas Pump”

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2nd Place tie – Ed Lane – “Fall Dusting”

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2nd Place tie – Mike Williams – “Iggy”

Honorable Mention – Steven Gold – “Sparrow in Winter”

The Intermediate Division winners were

1st Place – Donny Teague – “Primitive Chapel”

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2nd Place – Wink Gaines – “Wash House” ( Hart Farm)

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3rd Place – Stan Bolton – “Sunrise Pier”

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Next meeting will be March 17th with Black & White Print Competition Assigned – 2 Prints

2/3/2010 Projection Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the February 3rd meeting.  The competition was projected images with no assigned topic.  Images entered in the contest were judged by the 19 members present at the meeting with the highest scoring images being selected as winners.  A blind judging process is used to prevent members from knowing the maker of the image prior to winners being announced.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place, Ed Lane – “Bodie Bar.”

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Second place, was a tie between Mike Williams – “Kate”

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and Second place, Ed Lane – “Morning Glory.”

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Honorable Mention, Cynthia Harmon – “Mingus Mill.”

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

First place, Rich Hites – “Old Stone Barn.”

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Second place, Stan Bolton – “Sunrise Walk.”

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Third place, Stan Bolton -  “Snow Jay.”

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1/20/2010 Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the January 20th meeting.  The competition was print images with no assigned topic.  Prints entered in the contest were judged by the 21 members present at the meeting with the highest scoring prints being selected as winners.  A blind judging process is used to prevent members from knowing the maker of the print prior to winners being announced.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place – Ed Lane – “Whitetop.”

Second place – Cynthia Harmon – “Cabin.”

Third place – John Hildebrand -“Father and Daughter.”

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

First place – Wink Gaines – “Canal Reflections.”

Second place – Stan Bolton – “Elf Natalie.”

Third place – was a tie between Wink Gaines with – “Snuggle Down”

and Donny Teague – “Looking Glass Falls.”

Year End Winners – 2009

CATAWBA VALLEY CAMERA CLUB ANNOUNCE WINNERS
OF PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AT ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY

The Catawba Valley Camera Club held its annual holiday party and year end awards ceremony at the Hickory Museum of Art December 16, 2009.  At this ceremony awards were given out for accomplished and amateur photographer of the year, print image of the year, and projection image of the year. Also honored were first, second, third, and honorable mention in both accomplished and amateur divisions for the year.

Nina Ackley won the Projection Image of the Year

with her image entitled “Fog and Light.”

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The Accomplished Division winners were:

Photographer of the Year – John Hildebrand

First Place Print
Ed Lane with his image entitled “Whitetop Tree.”

First Place – Projection
Janice Setzler with her image entitled “Carl’s Pink Lily.”

Second Place – Print
John Hildebrand with his image entitled “Paros Church Door.”

Second Place – Projection
John Hildebrand with his image entitled “Autumn’s Gold.”

Third Place – Print
Ed Lane with his image entitled “Bodie Ghost Town.”

Third Place – Projection
Steven Gold with his image entitled “Sunrise at Grandfather Mtn.”

Honorable Mention – Print
John Hildebrand with his image entitled “Marley at Sunrise.”

Honorable Mention – Projection
Rick Bell with his image entitled “Window Wings.”

The Amateur Division winners were:

Photographer of the Year – Cynthia Harmon

First Place – Prints
Wink Gaines with her image entitled “Clematis Core.”

First Place – Projections
Nina Ackley with her image entitled “Sunrise at Roan.”

Second Place – Prints
Donny Teague with his image entitled “Grandfather Mtn.”

Second Place – Projections
Wink Gaines with her image entitled “Mount Mitchell Falls.”

Third Place – Print
Cynthia Harmon with her image entitled “Portrait of a Chipmunk.”

Third Place – Projections
Nina Ackley with her image entitled “Craggy Dome Sunset.”

Honorable Mention – Print
Dave Rhuberg with his image entitled “Model Car.”

Honorable Mention – Projection
Cynthia Harmon with her image entitled “Hungry Hummingbird.”

The “Frank J Miller Artistic Image of the Year Award” is given annually to the club member
judged to have the most artistic and creative image.

This year the recipient of this award is
Ed Lane for his image entitled “Cloud Gate.”

The winning photographs will be on display at the Hickory Museum of Art for public viewing. You can see the display in the hallway to the main art gallery on the first floor.

The Catawba Valley Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, 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 20, 2010 featuring a print competition.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required to attend but membership is required to enter competitions. Further information can be obtained from the tabs at the top of this page or by calling Mike Morrison at Viewmont Camera, 2215 North Center St, Hickory, N.C., (828) 327 2959.

11/18/2009 Projection Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its
photographic competition for the November 18, 2009 meeting.
The competition was Projection.  The topic was Doors.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place - Rick Bell - "Corinth Doors"

2nd Place - Carl Schmitt - "Warehouse Doors"

 

3rd Place - Carl Schmitt - "Center Family Doorway"

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st Place - Cynthia Harmon - "Victorian Doorknob"

 

2nd Place - Stan Bolton - "Heaven's Door"

 

3rd Place (tie) - Wink Gaines - "Patchwork Door"

 

3rd Place (tie) - Cynthia Harmon - "Triple Doors"

11/4/2009 Projection Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its
photographic competition for the November 4, 2009 meeting.
The competition was Projection.  Images had to be from field trips attended this year.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

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1st Place - Rick Bell - "Light Angel"

 

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2nd Place - Robert Dant - "Victrola"

 

 

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Tie - 3rd Place -Robert Dant - "Bear in the Attic"

 

 

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Tie - 3rd Place - John Hildebrand - "Autumn's Gold"

 

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

 

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1st Place - Cynthia Harmon - "Cataloochee Overlook"

 

 

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2nd Place - Wink Gaines - "Mt Mitchell Waterfall"

 

 

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3rd Place - Cynthia Harmon - "Daddy Longlegs"

 

 

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Honarable Mention - Donny Teague - "Cataloochee Color"

 

10/07/2009 Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its
photographic competition for the October 7, 2009 meeting.
The competition was Open Print.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

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1st Place - John Hilderbrand - "Oia, Santorini"

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2nd Place - Ed Lane - "Boudy"

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3rd Place (Tie) - Robert Dant - "Morning Sea Oats"

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3rd Place (Tie) - Carl Schmitt - "Pitchers"

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

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1st Place - Stan Bolton - "A Bird in the Hand"

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2nd Place (Tie) - Donny Teague - "Fort Fisher Sunset"

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2nd Place (Tie) - Cynthia Harmon - "Portrait of a Chipmunk"

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Honorable Mention - Wink Gaines - "Albergo Sorrento"

9/16/2009 – Projection Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its
photographic competition for the September 16, 2009 meeting.
The competition was Open Projection.

For a slideshow of all entries for the A Group – Click HERE
For a slideshow of all entries for the B Group – Click HERE

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place – Ed Lane – “Cloud Gate”

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2nd Place – Steven Gold – “Sunrise at Grandfather Mountain”
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3rd Place – Rick Bell – “Under the Rainbow”
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Honorable Mention – John Hildebrand – “Pantheon”
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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st Place – Cynthia Harmon – “Hungry Hummingbird”
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2nd Place – Dave Rhuberg – “Nassau”
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3rd Place – Nina Ackley – “Craggy Dome”
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Honorable Mention – Paul Bjerg – “Old Woman”
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