Thursday, May 03, 2018

CAP Presents Skyhunters In Flight Photo Shoot

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CAP is sponsoring a bird photo shoot with Brian Bradley at Osbornedale State Park in Derby, CT. Brian does many educational programs as well as photo ops with his birds. He is extremely knowledge and will give you info on each type of bird.

This opportunity is limited to CAP members. Only the first 40 people who apply will be accepted. The cost is $40 per person.
Click for a flyer which includes a registration form and additional details. Remember, first come first served for this event.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Tickets Still Available for CAP Dinner Next Saturday

Tickets are still available for the CAP dinner and program to be held next Saturday evening, May 5, 2019. The price is now $37. The program will feature Ron Rosenstock and his program "Photography as a Spiritual Experience." The dinner and program will be held at the Crystal Ballroom, 44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT, beginning at 5 p.m.

Click for a flyer containing all the details including the menu, a description of Ron's program, and a registration form. Hurry to register for this outstanding dinner, program, and socializing with your fellow photograhers.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Last Chance! CAP Dinner Tickets

April 15, 2018, is approaching VERY FAST. That is the deadline to register for the CAP dinner and program to be held on May 5, 2018, at the price of $32 per person. The program will feature Ron Rosenstock and his program "Photography as a Spiritual Experience." The dinner and program will be held at the Crystal Ballroom, 44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT, beginning at 5 p.m.

Click for a flyer containing all the details including the menu, a description of Ron's program, and a registration form. The cost is $32 per person if you register by April 15 or $37 if you register closer to the event. Dave may give you an extra day or two for the lower price if you e-mail him right away telling him that your check is on the way. 

Monday, April 02, 2018

CAP Dinner & Program Registration Deadline Soon

April 15, 2018 is approaching soon. That is the deadline to register for the CAP dinner and program to be held on May 5, 2018, at the price of $32 per person. The program will feature Ron Rosenstock and his program "Photography as a Spiritual Experience." The dinner and program will be held at the Crystal Ballroom, 44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT, beginning at 5 p.m.

Click for a flyer containing all the details including the menu, a description of Ron's program, and a registration form. The cost is $32 per person if you register by April 15 or $37 if you register closer to the event.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Reminder about the CAP Spring Dinner Meeting and Program on May 5, 2018

Just a reminder that May 5, 2018, is coming soon. That is the date for the CAP Spring Dinner & Program featuring Ron Rosenstock and his program "Photography as a Spiritual Experience." The dinner and program will be held at the Crystal Ballroom, 44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT, beginning at 5 p.m. Now is the time to submit your registration!

Click for a flyer containing all the details including the menu, a description of Ron's program, and a registration form. The cost is $32 per person if you register by April 15 or $37 if you register closer to the event.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Reserve May 5, 2018 for the CAP Spring Dinner Meeting & Program

Today put May 5, 2018, on your calendar and plan to attend the CAP Spring Dinner & Program featuring Ron Rosenstock and his program "Photography as a Spiritual Experience." The dinner and program will be held at the Crystal Ballroom, 44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT, beginning at 5 p.m.

Click for a flyer containing all the details including the menu, a description of Ron's program, and a registration form. The cost is $32 per person if you register by April 15 or $37 if you register closer to the event.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

NECCC Conference Courtesy Enrollment for a CAP Member

Here a chance for a CAP member to attend the NECCC Conference July 13, 14, and 15, 2018, with registration being free of charge if you have never attended before. It is a great weekend filled with exceptional presenters, timely topics, and many photo opportunities.

The New England Camera Club Council, Inc. invites each NECCC member camera club to select one of its members to receive free registration to the next annual NECCC conference, held at U-Mass, Amherst, Mass. on July 13-15, 2018. The complimentary registration gives the person submitted by the club (Connecticut Association of Photographers) all the learning experiences, photo opportunities and inspirational programs that go along with the conference. Please note, that the enrollment covers only the registration fee. The three day
registration is $205.  The recipient will be responsible for his or her own room, meals and transportation.

Rules governing the courtesy enrollment:
1. Candidates must be at least eighteen years of age as of July 1, 2018.
2. A candidate must be a member of an NECCC member club (Connecticut Association of
Photographers) in good standing (i.e. dues paid for the current year).
3. Candidates must have never attended a previous NECCC conference.
4. Selection of the candidate will be the responsibility of the individual clubs.

5. A $40 co-pay has been established for the Courtesy Enrollment, due at the time of the application.  CAP will pay this co-pay for the individual accepted to represent CAP at the 2018 conference. 

CAP would like to give the opportunity to one of its members who has never attended the NECCC conference a chance to be part of this exceptional weekend. The dates are July 13, 14 and 15, 2018.  If you are interested in attending this conference (and follow the rules governing the courtesy enrollment) please submit your name, address, phone number and email address to Antoinette Gombeda at
agombeda@optonline.net by February 20, 2018. Please put "Courtesy Enrollment" in the subject line.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Results of the 31st. Connecticut Camera Club Invitational Salon

Every two years the Connecticut Association of Photographers sponsors a competition among Connecticut camera clubs. Thirteen clubs participated in the 2017 competition.

Congratulations to the New Haven Camera Club which took 1st place (306 points). They were closely followed by Stamford (302 points) and Quinebaug (300 points). 

Overall Ranking by Club

Club
Total
Rank
New Haven
306
1
Stamford
302
2
Quinebaug
300
3
Simsbury
298
4
Oxford Greens
290
5
Bridgeport
289
6
Coastal
283
7
Milford
280
8
North Haven
280
8
Granby
275
10
Wallingford
265
11
Quiet Corner
259
12
Castle Craig
258
13


In the individual awards, we had two images score a perfect 30 points! Congratulations to Denise Saldana of the New Haven CC for her image “Sandhill Crane” and to Linda Brinckerhoff for her image “To Fly”. Since we did not have any images that scored 29, we did not break the tie and both will receive 1st place monetary awards. Images that scored 28 points received digital certificates.

"Sandhill Crane" by Denise Saldana

"To Fly" by Linda Brinckerhoff
Our judges were from the Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club – Michael Karchmer, Suz Karchmer and Jim Walczak. Images were judged online in mid-December.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Reminder: CAP Invitational Salon Now Open for Entries

Every two years the Connecticut Association of Photographers sponsors a competition among Connecticut camera clubs. This year's edition, the 31th, is now open to receive entries. All Connecticut camera clubs are invited to participate.

Each Connecticut camera club may enter 12 digital images in an open category. The deadline for receipt of images is November 28, 2017. The images will be judged by the Cape Cod Viewfinders and the results will be announced by December 15, 2017. The entry fee is $10 per club for the 12 images. Note that this is a club competition and individuals wishing to participate must do so through their camera club. Also, individuals may not enter through more than one club.

Click for a flyer with all the rules and an entry form.

Please send the entries and entry form by e-mail to Hazel Meredith at CTINV2017@aol.com and then mail the $10 check to Loretta Paul-Golden at 93 Underhill Road, Milford, CT  06460. Be sure to identify your club on the check.

Get your entries in soon.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Last Chance to Reserve: Landscape Seminar on Nov. 11, 2017

Time is running out to reserve your space for the Ken Sklute half day seminar entitled Visual Depth. Ken will share his thoughts, tips, and tricks about creating very strong landscape images in an informative and inspirational program. The program will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017,  at The Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Dr, Hamden, CT, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The deadline for receipt of reservations is October 28, 2017.

Ken has enjoyed a diverse career photographing people, professional sports, architecture, weddings, and landscapes. Ken spends much of his time photographing, teaching, and lecturing both nationally and internationally. He has been located in Phoenix, Arizona, since 1996 to be out in the landscape of the beautiful southwest.


Click to download a flyer with all the details. The flyer includes a registration form to reserve your space; send it in now so that you don't miss out. Deadline for receipt of reservations is October 28, 2017.