Category Archives: Competition Winners

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”.

mabry_mill_richard_washer_12_15_08

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”

September 17th – Projection Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the September 17, 2008 meeting.

Open Projection competition was the evening’s program.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

Ed Lane – First place – “Duluth Lighthouse”.

Steven Gold – Second Place – “Calla Lilly”.

Carl Schmitt – Third Place – “Chincoteague Heron”.

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

Terri Johnson – First Place – “Stormy Beach Scene”.

Cynthia Harmon – Second Place – “Fireman’s Hat”.

Dave Rhuberg – Third Place – “Greta Swings”.

August 20 – Print Winners

Wow… we had a wall full of great images for this competition and and the competition was fierce.  Below are the prints that made it to the top of the pile.

A Group

First Place – Ed Lane

Come on Boys

Second Place – Ed Lane

Vernazza

B GROUP

First Place – Rick Bell

Golden Reflections

Second Place – Rick Bell

Penstock

More to come……………………………

Next meeting – September 3, 2008- Info Night, Long Exposure

Come if you can!

06/16/08 Stop Action Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the June 16, 2008 meeting.

The competition was Projected competition, with the assigned subject
“Stop Action”.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

First place was awarded to Janice Setzler for “Watery Crown”,
a photograph of the crown formed by a water droplet.

Watery Crown

First place - Janice Setzler - “Watery Crown”

Robert Dant captured second place with “Coin Toss”,
a an action shot of a coin tumbling through the air.

Robert Dant - Second Place - “Coin Toss”

Third Place was taken by Steven Gold with “Water Drop”,
a study of a droplet splash.

Steven Gold - Third Place - “Water Drop”

Honorable Mention went to Janice Setzler for “Coffee Mate”,
a drop of milk landing in a cup of coffee.

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

Rick Bell was the first place winner in this group with “Drip, Drip”,
a picture of water dropping into a glass.

Rick Bell - First Place - “Drip, Drip”

Dave Rhuberg captured second place with “Drops Two”,
a glass in a shower.

Dave Rhuberg - Second Place - “Drops Two”

Third place also went to Dave Rhuberg,
for a close-up of wine drops entitled “Drops One”.

Dave Rhuberg - Second Place - “Drops One”

The club holds regular meetings on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 pm in the North Annex of the Arts and Science Center of the Catawba Valley. The next meeting will be held July 2, 2008 with a non-competitive showing and discussion of members favorite photographs. The public is invited to attend. Membership is not required.

Information about the Catawba Valley Camera Club can be obtained online at www.cvcameraclub.org or from Mike Morrison at Viewmont Camera, 2215 North Center St, Hickory, NC, 828-327-2959.

April 2 Print Winners

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the April 2, 2008 meeting. The competition was Open Prints.

The Accomplished Division winners were:

Janice Setzler - First place - “Wet Journey”

Steven Gold captured second with “Boiling Peanuts at Hart Square”.

Photo Not available

Bob Phipps - Third Place - “Flower to Pod”

Honorable Mention went to Ed Lane for a train photograph “Number 11”.

The Beginner’s Division winners were:

Rick Bell - First Place - “Pelican”

Rick Bell - Second Place - “Orchids”

Eva Justice - Third Place - “Fall Reflections”.

Dave Rhuberg won honorable mention with “Bridge to Bridge 2007”, a cycling shot.

The club holds regular meetings on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 pm in the North Annex of the Arts and Science Center of the Catawba Valley. The next meeting will be held May 7, 2008 with a critique night. The public is invited to attend. Membership is not required.

Information about the Catawba Valley Camera Club can be obtained online at www.cvcameraclub.org or from Mike Morrison at Viewmont Camera, 2215 North Center St, Hickory, NC, 828-327-2959.

March 19 Winners

(Click on image for larger view)

A Group

First Place, Stephen Gold, “Purple Poppy”

Second Place, Ed lane “Mono Lake”

Third Place, Ed Lane, “Rialto Beach”

B Group

First Place, Nina Ackley, “La Sal Overlook”

Second Place, David Ruberg, “Scorpius Star Cloud Dusk”

Third Place, Debbie Carr, “The Gold Miner”

February 13th Winners

A GROUP:

1st Place – Ed Lane – Momo Lake Sunrise
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsetzler/2274196257/

2nd Place – Janice Setzler – Red Sails
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsetzler/2274196317/

3rd Place – Ed Lane – Lincoln Memorial
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsetzler/2274988528/

B GROUP:

1st Place – Cynthia Harmon – Antique Typewriter
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsetzler/2274196159/

2nd Place – Cynthia Harmon – American Kestrel
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsetzler/2274196381/

3rd Place – Scott Powell – Flying Lady
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsetzler/2274196021/

January 16th Winners

On January 16th, the Catawba Valley Camera Club held an open print competition. The winners are as follows:

A Group:

First Place: Salzburg Night by John Hildebrand
Second Place: Tiptoe by Janice Setzler
Third Place: (Tie): St. Vitus Cathedral by John Hildebrand
Third Place: (Tie): Purple Gentian by Ed Lane

B Group:

First Place: Marion Falls by Dave Rhuberg
Second Place: The Big House – Chaco Canyon by Sue Hooper
Third Place: Chrome Wheel by Scott Powell

REMINDER:

In order for winning images to be placed on the club website, I must receive them by the Sunday following the Wednesday night competition. We are getting slack about sending in images from print competitions! I didn’t receive any by the deadline from this competition.

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IMAGE*INATION Winners

Greeting to everyone and thanks for making the 2007 IMAGE*INATION photo competition a big success for the Catawba Valley Camera Club. I have finally gotten the winning images collected and posted to the site. Click HERE to see the winning images…

Stay tuned for news and information regarding our 2008 competition…

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The Year-End Awards

Greetings to the Group….

 

The Catawba Valley Camera Club 2007 Year End Award Winners are as follows:

 

Accomplished Group Photographer of the Year: ED LANE

Amateur Group Photographer of the Year: STEVEN GOLD

 

 

John Hildebrand - Lady of the Lake

2007 Print of the Year – John Hildebrand 

 

Steven Gold - Parallel Blooms

2007 Projected Image of the Year – Steven Gold 

 

Frank Miller Award - John M. Setzler, Jr.

2007 Frank Miller Artistic Award – John M. Setzler, Jr. 

 

 

Picture Lake - Ed Lane

1st Place Print – A Group – Ed Lane – “Picture Lake”

 

 

John M. Setzler, Sr. - "Knots"

2nd Place Print – A Group – John Setzler, Sr. – “Knots”

 

 

Janice Setzler - Peek

3rd Place Print – A Group – Janice Setzler – “Peek” 

 

 

Dick Washer - Zion Waterfall

1st Place Projected Image – A Group – Dick Washer – “Zion Waterfall” 

 

 

Day Lily - Bob Phipps

2nd Place Projected Image – A Group – Bob Phipps – “Day Lily Stamens” 

 

 

Ed Lane - Ashe County Barn

3rd Place Projected Image – A Group – Ed Lane – “Ashe County Barn”

 

 

Toronto Cityscape - Rick Bell

1st Place Print – B Group – Rick Bell – “Toronto Cityscape” 

 

 

2nd Place Print – B Group – Steven Gold – “Purple Bloom”

IMAGE NOT PROVIDED

 

Steven Gold - Preparing a Meal

3rd Place Print – B Group – Steven Gold – “Working Woman” 

 

 

Dave Rhuberg - Lightning 6

1st Place Projected Image – B Group – Dave Rhuberg – “Lightning” 

 

 

Rick Bell - It's a Jungle Out There

2nd Place Projected Image – B Group – Rick Bell – “It’s a Jungle Out There” 

 

 

Steven Gold - A Chicken's View

3rd Place Projected Image – B Group – Steven Gold – “A Chicken’s View”