Category Archives: Competition Winners

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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 4, 2017 at 7;00. This will be an open projection competition.    The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

11/19/2016 – Projection Competition – “Field Trips”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the November 19, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Field Trips”.
                                        The Accomplished Division winners were:
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                                         First Place –  John Hildebrand – “Erika-Erica”
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                                         Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Pittsburg at Night”
3rd-flash-fire-jet-truck-doreen-sugierski
                                        Third Place  – Doreen Sugierski – “Flash Fire Chevy Jet Truck”

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                                  Honorable Mention  – Ed Lane – “Sunrise at the Pier”
                                                  The Intermediate Division winners were:
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                                                  First Place  – John Pascone – “Water Games”
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                                         Second Place  – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Face”
3rd-the-machine-brian-hargreaves
                                         Third Place  – Brian Hargreaves – “The Machine”
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                                          Honorable Mention  – Brian Hargreaves – “Contemplation”


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 December 21, 2016 at 6:30 in the Coe Gallery . This will be the year end social and awards presentation. Bring a friend and a covered dish and join the celebration of another great year behind the camera.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

11/02/2016 – Projection Competition – “Weather”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the November 2, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Weather.”

                                         The Accomplished Division winners were:
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                                         First Place –Mitzi Gellman – “Flash of Light”
2nd-place-stan-bolton-bryce-canyon-storm
                                         Second Place – Stan Bolton – “Bryce Canyon Storm”
3rd-place-richard-griffin-winter-storm
                                          Third Place – Richard Griffin –  ” Winter Storm”

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                                         Honorable Mention Tie – Ed Lane – “Lightning Strikes”
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                            Honorable Mention Tie – Mitzi Gellman – “Linn Cove Viaduct Foggy Morning”
                                         The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st-place-dean-powell-fog
                                         First Place – Dean Powell – “Fog”
2nd-place-brian-hargreaves-clouds-meet-canola
                                         Second Place – Brian Hargreaves – “Clouds meet Canola”
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                                         Third Place – Cindy Martin – “After the Storm”
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                                         Honorable Mention – Dean Powell – “Mountain”


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 16, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Field Trip Images”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

10/19/2016 – Projection Competition – “Birds”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 19, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Birds”

                                         The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st-place-mitz-gellman-tri-color-flyer
                                        First Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Tri Color Flyer”
2nd-tom-devlin
                                        Second Place – Tom Devlin – “No cracker for Polly”
3rd-doreen-sugierski-male-frigat-bird
                                        Third Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Male Frigate Bird”
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                                         Honorable Mention –  Mitzi Gellman – “Joyce’s Egret”
                                         The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st-ravi-patel-northern-cardinal-with-flattened-crest
                                         First Place – Ravi Patel – “Northern Cardinal with flattened crest”
2nd-john-pascone-eyeing-you
                                                 Second Place – John Pascone – “Eyeing You”
3rd-ann-fitzsimmons-pelican-watch
                                        Third Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Pelican Watch”
hm-ann-fitzsimmons-daddy-blue-bird
                                         Honorable Mention – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Daddy Blue Bird”

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 2, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Weather”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

10/05/2016 – Projection Competition – “Tourist Traps”


The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the October 5, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Tourist Traps”

                                                    The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st-place-doreen-sugierski-trapped-by-avatars
                                          First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Trapped by Avatars”
2nd-place-stan-bolton-may-day-golf
                                        Second Place – Stan Bolton – “May Day Golf”
3rd-place-rick-bell-nose
                                       Third Place – Rick Bell – “Nose”
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                                         Honorable Mention – Stan Bolton – “Hollywood Wax”
                                        The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st-place-randy-knauf-chattanooga-choo-choo
                                        First Place – Randy Knauf – “Chattanooga Choo Choo”
2nd-place-randy-knauf-ruby-falls
                                         Second Place – Randy Knauf – “Ruby Falls”
3rd-place-cindy-martin-warrior-motel
                                         Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Warrior Motel”
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                                          Tie Honorable Mention –Cindy Martin – “Triple Tourist Trap”
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                                         Tie Honorable Mention – John Pascone – “Game of Chance”


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 19, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Birds”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

09/21/2016 – Projection Competition – “Machines”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the September 18, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Machines”.

                                        The Accomplished Division winners were:
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                                          First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Saw Machine”
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                                         Tie –  Second Place – Judy Young – “Cash Register”
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                                       Tie – Second Place – Tom Devlin – “The Machinery of Railroads”
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                                       Honorable Mention – Judy Young – “American Locomotive”
                                        The Intermediate Division winners were:
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                                            First Place –  Dean Powell – “Turning”
2nd-b-group-ann-fitzsimmons-mechanical-rake
                                      Second Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Mechanical Rake”
3rd-b-group-cindy-martin-machine-shop
                                          Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Machine Shop”
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                                         Tie – Honorable Mention – Dean Powell – ‘Train’
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                                       Tie – Honorable Mention – Randy Knauf – “Mabry Mill”


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 4, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Tourist Trap”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

09/07/2016 – Projection Competition – “Shadows”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the September 7, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Shadows”.

                                         The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st-place-group-a_young_judy_birdie
                                        First Place – Judy Young – “Birdie”
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                                Second Place – Donny Teague –  “Fence Shadows”
3rd-place-group-a_devlin_tom_aileen_in_profile
                                        Third Place – Tom Devlin – “Aileen in Shadows”
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                                    Honorable Mention – Doreen Sugierski – “Isabela Beach”
                                          The Intermediate Division winners were:
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                                          First Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Easy Rider”
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                                         Second Place – Cindy Martin – “Jazz Man”
3rd-place-group-b_fitzsimmons_ann_stilllifewithshadows
                                         Third Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Still Life in Shadows”
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                                        Honorable Mention – Cindy Martin – “Shadow Walk”


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 5, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Tourist Trap”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

08/17/2016 – Competition “Open Prints”


The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the August 17, 2016 meeting.  The print competition was Open.

                                        The Accomplished Division winners were:

1st Place A_Devlin_Tom_Pittsburgh_at_Night

                                        First Place – Tom Devlin – “Pittsburg at Night”
Tie 3rd Place Currituck Ligthouse inside-5x7_5393 Donny Teague
                                       Second Place – Donny Teague – “Lighthouse Stairs”
2nd Placs Lotus Blossom-5x7_5695 Donny Teague
                                       Third Place Tie – Donny Teague – “Lotus Flower”
TIE 3rd Place -City of Pittsburgh Judy Young
                                      Third Place Tie – Judy Young – “City of Pittsburg”
                                       The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place B Group Randy Knauf - Nick
                                        First Place – Randy Knauf – “Nick”
2nd Place B Group Paul Van Breemen - Pots Falls
                                       Second Place – Paul Van Breemen – “Pots Falls”
3rd Place B Group Paul Van Breemen - Casacade below Whiteoak Creek Falls
                                       Third Place –Paul Van Breemen – “Below Oak Creek Falls”
HM - B Group Randy Kanuf - Feeling a little bit Koi
                                        Honorable Mention – Randy Knauf – Feeling the Koi”


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 7, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Shadows”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

08/03/2016 – Projection Competition “Trees”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the August 3, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Trees”


                                            The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place - A_Gellman_M_Lost_Tree (1 of 1)
                                        First Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Lost Tree”
2nd Place - A_Linkous_Brady_Rime_Ice
                                         Second Place – Brady Linkous – “Rime Ice”
3rd Place - A_Teague, Donny_Harbor Trees_5247
                                       Third Place – Donny Teague – “Harbor Trees”
HM - A_Sugierski_Doreen Tanawha Trail Fall
                                        Tie Honorable Mention – Doreen Sugierski – “Tanawaha Trail Fall”
HM Tie - A_Devlin_Tom_Brookgreen_Tree_#2 (1)
                                       Tie Honorable Mention – Tom Devlin – “Brookgreen Trees”
                                       The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place - B_Knauf_Randy_Hilltop_View_World
                                       First Place – Randy Knauf – Hilltop View”
2nd Place - B_Patel_Ravi_Two Trees in a Fog
                                        Second Place – Ravi Patel – “Two Trees in Fog”
B_Pascone_John_Silver_Tree
                                        Third Place –John Pascone – “Silver Tree”
HM - B_Fitzsimmons_Ann_A Different Perspective
                                       Honorable Mention – Ann Fitzsimmons – “A Different Perspective”


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 17, 2016. The program will be a print competition – “Open”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.

7/20/2016 – Projection Competition “Minimalism”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the July 20, 2016 meeting.  The projection competition was “Minimalism”
                                                            The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st - Place Chip Young_Alone at the Top
                                                         First Place – Chip Young – “Alone at the Top”
Tie 2nd - Place Group_Judy_Young_Bird_On_A_Wire (1 of 1)
                                                   Tie Second Place – Judy Young – “Bird on a Wire”
Tie 2nd Place - Sugierski_Doreen Point Lobos Harbor Seal
                                                Tie Second Place Doreen Sugierski – “Point Lobos Harbor Seal”
HM - Teague,-Donny_Sand-Sculpture_1130
                                               Honorable Mention – Donny Teague – “Sand Sculpture”
                                                            The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place - Knauf_Randy_Special
                                                                     First Place – Randy Knauf – “Special”
2nd Place - Fitzsimmons_Ann_MinneapolisLookingUp
                                                   Second Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Minneapolis Looking Up”
3rd Place - Cindy Martin Minimalist Balloon
                                                           Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Minimalist Balloon”
HM - van_Breemen_Paul_Weeds_in_Snow
                                                  Honorable Mention – Paul vanBreemen – “Weeds in Snow”


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 3, 2016. The program will be a projection competition – “Trees”.  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  Further information can be obtained from the club’s web site at http://cvcameraclub.org or by calling John Setzler at 828-404-2066.