Category Archives: Competition Winners

6/3/2009 – Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its
photographic competition for the June 3, 2009 meeting.
The competition was Prints with assigned topic “Exposure”.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

There was a tie for first place between Robert Dant’s “Infrared Park”

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Infrared Park

and Dick Washer’s “Bryce Canyon, Utah”.

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Bryce Canyon

Third  Place was won by Rick Bell for “Tortoise”.

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Tortoise

Honorable Mentions went to Ed Lane for “Portland Highlander”

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Portland Head Light

and Robert Dant  for  “Jumping off Swing”.

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Jumping off the Swing

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

First place was won by Wink Gaines for  “Long-Legged Fly”.

Long Legged Fly

Long Legged Fly

Second place was won by Paul Bjerg for  “Sunrise Yellowstone Park”.

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Sunrise at Yellowstone Lake

Third  Place  was won by Cynthia Harmon for “Winged Orchid”.

Winged Orchid

Winged Orchid

Honorable Mention went to Dave Rhuberg for “Downtown Lenoir”.

5/20/2009 – Print Winners

Catawba Valley Camera Club Announces Winners:

The competition was Prints with no assigned subject

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place – John Hilderbran
“A Church in Paros, Greece”

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Paros Church

2nd Place – John Hilderbran
“Kayla”

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Kayla

3rd place – Carl Schmitt
The Office circa 1930″

The Office circa 1930

The Office circa 1930

Honorable Mention – Ed Lane –  Tied
“Chicago’s Cloud Gate”

Chicago's Cloud Gate
Chicago’s Cloud Gate

Honorable Mention – Ed Lane
“Chicago Skyline”

Chicago Skyline
Chicago Skyline

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st place – Dave Rhuburg
“T Bucket”

T Bucket
T Bucket

2nd Place – Winks Gaines
“Clematis Core”

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Clematis Core

3rd place – Paul Bjerg
The Mast
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Honorable Mention – Wink Gaines
“The Rhinocerous”

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The Rhinocerous

4/15/2009 – Macro Winners

Catawba Valley Camera Club Announces Winners:

The competition was Projection “Macro” .

To see a slide show of all images from Group A – Click Here
To see a slide show of all images from Group B – Click Here

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place – Janice Setzler
Columbine A

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2nd Place – Janice Setzler
“Columbine B”

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3rd Place – Janice Setzler
Still Ticking

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st place – Wink Gaines
“Bleeding Heart”

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2nd  Place – Paul Bjerg
“Shades of Green”

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3rd place – Donny Teague
“Aster”

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3/18/09 Projection Winners

Catawba Valley Camera Club Announces Winners:

The competition was Projection “Roll Your Own” with no assigned subject.

To see a slide show of all images from Group A – Click Here
To see a slide show of all images from Group B – Click Here

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place (Tie) – Bob Phipps
“Lighthouses”

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1st Place (Tie) – John Hildebran
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3rd Place – John Hildebran
“Hitchcock”

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Honorable Mention – John Setzler Sr
“Destroyed in Seconds”

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st place – Wink Gaines
“Feathered Presentation”

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2nd  Place – Cynthia Harmon
“Natural Tranquility”

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3rd place – Paul Bjerg
“Leaving My Mark”

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Honorable Mention –  Mike Williams
“Lines and Curves”

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2/18/09 Print Winners

Catawba Valley Camera Club Announces Winners:

The competition was Prints with no assigned subject.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place – John Hildebrand
“Marley at Sunrise”

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2nd Place – Carl Schmitt
“Red Belly Woodpecker”

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3rd Place – John Hildebran
“Cinque Terre”

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Honorable Mention (Tie) – Rick Bell
“Daytona Bridge”

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Honorable Mention (Tie) – Dick Washer
“Pyramids of Giza”

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st place – Marilyn Davis
“Tree of Oz”

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2nd  Place – Wink Gaines
“Boom”

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3rd place – Nancy Morewitz
“Bass Lake (Walking Path) In The Fall”

Honorable Mention –  Donnie Teague
“Old Barn Door”

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2/4/09 – Projection Winners

Catawba Valley Camera Club Announces Winners:

The competition was Projection with no assigned subject.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place – John Hildebrand
“Roses for Alexa”

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2nd Place – Robert Hambrick
“Cuban Man”

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3rd Place – Steven Gold
“Hummingbird”

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Honorable Mention – John Hildebrand
“Mykonos Sunset”

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

1st place – Wink Gaines
“Cardinal in Winter”

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2nd  Place – Cynthia Harmon
“Perched Hummingbird”

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3rd place – Cynthia Harmon
“Open Fire”

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Honorable Mention –  Nina Ackler
“Pier”

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1/21/09 – Print Winners

Catawba Valley Camera Club Announces Winners:

The competition was Prints with no assigned subject.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place – John Hildebran
“Paros, Greece”

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Second Place – Ed Lane
“Hoar Frosted Tree”

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Third Place – Robert Dant
“Bald Eagle”

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An honorable mention went to Rick Bell
for “Colorful Neighbors”.

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

First place – Cynthia Harmon
Tenacious Mountain Top”

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Second place – Cynthia Harmon
“Cranky Tiger”

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Third place – Donnie Teague
“Grandfather Mountain”

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Eva Justice won an honorable mention for “Afternoon Foxglove”.

November 19th – Projected Images Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the November 19, 2008 meeting. The competition was Projected Images with no assigned subject.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place – Janice Setzler – “Peregrine Falcon”.

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Second Place was shared by Ed Lane – “Monterey Pasture”, and Dick Washer – “Reflections”.

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An honorable mention went to Ed Lane for “Clothes on the Line”.

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

First Place – Wink Gaines – “Lilly”.

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Second place – Dave Rhuberg – “Tang Dancers”.

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Third place – Rick Bell – “Dawn”.

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Dennis Hacker won an honorable mention for “Bridge in Fog”.

November 5th – “Slow Speed” Print Winners

Winners of its photographic competition  “Slow Speed Exposures”.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place – Robert Dant  – “Saint Aloysius Church”

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Second Place – Ed Lane – “Ghostly Lighthouse”

Third Place was shared by three entries –

Robert Dant – “South Mountain Falls”

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Janice Setzler – “Move It, Move It, Move It”

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Bob Phipps“Fall Reflections”

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The Beginner’s Division winners were:

First Place – Club President Dennis Hacker –  “Tractor on Cat Square Road”

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Second place – Cathy Yount – “Heather”

Third place – Rick Bell – “Moon”

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Honorable Mention – Rick Bell – “Condos”

October 15th – Field Trip Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 15, 2008 meeting. The competition was prints of images made on club field trips during this calendar year.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place  Janice Setzler with “Vertigo”

Second Place – Dick Washer for “Mabry Mill”.

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Third Place also went to Janice Setzler for “Phalaenopsis”.

Janice Setzler was also awarded an honorable mention for “Stowe Orchid”.

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

Rick Bell won first place with  “Unidentified Flowering Object”.

Second place also went to Rick Bell for  “Umbrella Lady”.

Dennis Hacker tied with himself for third place, with “Dragonfly”

and “Gentle Flower”