04/19/2017 – Open Black and White Print Competition

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of the April 19, 2017 competition. The competition was “Open Black and White Prints.”

 

Accomplished Winners

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1st Place – Ed Lane – “Lake Edith, Jasper, Canada”

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2nd Place – Stan Bolton – “Cappelia Pas de Deux”

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3rd Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Portrait of a Young Girl”

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Honor Mention – Paul VanBreemen – “Confederate Soldier Hart Square”

Intermediate Winners

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1st Place – John Pascone – “Epicot”

2nd Place - Dean Powell -Covered Bridge

2nd Place – Dean Powell – “Covered Bridge”

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3rd Place –Brian Hargreaves – “Dedication”

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Honorable Mention – Ravi Patel – “Portrait of a Street Performer”

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 3, 2017.  The program will be ” Shooting Video With Your DSLR” presented by videographer Garrick Lane .  The public is invited to attend, membership is not required.  If you want to improve your photography and make new friends 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.

04/05/2017 Projection Competition – “Open Current Year”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the April 5, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was Open, images taken this year.
The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place - Judy Young - Jekyll Island Driftwood Beach
First Place – “Judy Young – Jekyll Island Driftwood Beach”
2nd Place - TIE Ann Fitzsimmons - Bluebird and Berries
Second Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Bluebird and Berries”
2nd Place TIE - Mitzi Gellman - Lake Matt Sundown
Third Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Lake Matt Sundown”
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Honorable Mention – Doreen Sugierski – “California Beetle”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
1st Place TIE - Ravi Patel - Early Morning Serenity
Tie First Place – Ravi Patel – “Early Morning Serenity”
1st Place TIE - Ravi Patel - Embera Indian Child
Tie First Place – Ravi Patel – “Embera Indian Child”
3rd Place - John Pascone - Pride Rock
Third Place – John Pascone – “Pride Rock”
HM - Dean Powell - Owl
Honorable Mention – Dean Powell – “Owl”
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 3, 2017.  The program will be ” Shooting Video With Your DSLR” presented by videographer Garrick Lane .  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.

02/01/2017 Projection Competition “Open”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the February 1, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open”

The Accomplished Division winners were:
1st Place, Tom Devlin The Stare
First Place – Tom Devlin – “The Stare”
2nd Place, Doreen Sugierski Charlotte Night Skyline
Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Charlotte Night Skyline”
3rd Place, Ed Lane Bow Lake
Third Place – Ed Lane – “Bow Lake”
HM Tie, Chip Young Klipspringer
Honorable Mention Tie – Chip Young – “Klipspringer”
HM Tie, Mitzi Gellman Palouse Patchwork
Honorable Mention Tie –  Mitzi Gellman – “Palouse Patchwork”
The Intermediate Division winners were:

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First Place –  Ravi Patel – “Ngorongoro Zebra Congregation”

2nd Place, John Pascone Angles & Curves
Second Place – John Pascone – “Angles & Curves”
3rd Place Tie, Cindy Martin Handmade in Belgrade
Third Place Tie – Cindy Martin – “Handmade in Belgrade”
3rd Place Tie, Dean Powell Lake Louise
Third Place Tie – Dean Powell – “Lake Louise”
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 March 1, 2017. The program will be CVCC student critique night.  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.

01/04/2017 – Projection Competition – “Open”

The Catawba Valley Camera Club has announced the winners of its photographic competition for the January 4, 2017 meeting.  The projection competition was “Open.”

The Accomplished Division winners were:
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First Place – Ed Lane – “Jasper”
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Second Place – John Hildebrand – “Dancers Shadow Play”

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Third Place – Randy Knauf – “Owl”
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Honorable Mention Tie –Tom Devlin – “Colorful Lamp”
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Honorable Mention Tie – Judy Young – “I’m all Ears”
The Intermediate Division winners were:
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First Place – Ravi Patel – “Sunset Midst Lights”
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Second Place – Cindy Martin – “Ravages of War”
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Third Place – Cindy Martin – “Come Fly With Me”
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Honorable Mention – John Pascone – “Cesky Krumlov”
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 February 1 , 2017. The program will be “Open Projection”.  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.

2016 Year End Award Winners

At our year end social and award presentation the following images were judged the best of 2016.

 

The John “Pete” Miner Projected Image of the Year

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Mitzi Gellman – “Star trails over Grandfather Mountain”

 

Accomplished Category – Projected Images

 

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First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Saw Machine”

 

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Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Monitor Lizard”

 

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Third Place – Brady Linkous – “Rime Ice”

 

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Honorable Mention – Stan Bolton – “May Day”

 

Amateur Category – Projected Images

 

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First Place –  Brian Hargreaves – “Clouds meet Canola”

 

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Second Place – John Pascone – “Water Games”

 

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Third Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Minneapolis Looking Up”

 

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Honorable Mention – Ravi Patel – “Peacock in Full Glory”

 

The Dwight A. Bowman Print of the Year Award

 

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Paul VanBreemen – “The Look”

 

Accomplished Category – Print Image

 

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First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Leica”

 

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Second Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Detrola Trio”

 

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Third Place – Tom Devlin – “Galleon”

 

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Honorable Mention –  Doreen Sugierski – “Marine Iguana”

 

Amateur Category – Print Images

 

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First Place – Paul VanBreemen – “Introspective”

 

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Second Place – Randy Knauf – “Thanks Mom”

 

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Third Place – Paul VanBreemen – “Cascade below White Oak Creek”

 

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Honorable Mention – Randy Knauf – “Archway”

 

 

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 18, 2017. The program will be “Photographing Yellowstone National Park” given by club members Donny Teague and Ed Lane.  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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy New Year

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”
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                                        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”
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                                         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”
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                                         Second Place – Stan Bolton – “Bryce Canyon Storm”
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                                          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:
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                                         First Place – Dean Powell – “Fog”
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                                         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:
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                                        First Place – Mitzi Gellman – “Tri Color Flyer”
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                                        Second Place – Tom Devlin – “No cracker for Polly”
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                                        Third Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Male Frigate Bird”
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                                         Honorable Mention –  Mitzi Gellman – “Joyce’s Egret”
                                         The Intermediate Division winners were:
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                                         First Place – Ravi Patel – “Northern Cardinal with flattened crest”
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                                                 Second Place – John Pascone – “Eyeing You”
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                                        Third Place – Ann Fitzsimmons – “Pelican Watch”
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                                         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:
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                                          First Place – Doreen Sugierski – “Trapped by Avatars”
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                                        Second Place – Stan Bolton – “May Day Golf”
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                                       Third Place – Rick Bell – “Nose”
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                                         Honorable Mention – Stan Bolton – “Hollywood Wax”
                                        The Intermediate Division winners were:
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                                        First Place – Randy Knauf – “Chattanooga Choo Choo”
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                                         Second Place – Randy Knauf – “Ruby Falls”
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                                         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.