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.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

CAP Announces 2017 Connecticut Camera Club Invitational Salon

Every two years the Connecticut Association of Photographers sponsers 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 with the check.

If you have questions e-mail Hazel at CTINV2017@aol.com or Loretta at lmpaul67@aol.com

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Reminder: CAP trip to New Hampshire

Join CAP in New Hampshire and enjoy the beauty of the White Mountain National Forest and more.  On this trip you will have the chance to photograph waterfalls, covered bridges and scenic landscapes. We will follow the Kancamagus Highway and visit other nearby areas.  Maybe we’ll even see a moose!  Some subjects will be close to the road and others will require some walking. This is a great time of the year to be in New England so don't miss out.
     
WHEN:  Friday to Sunday  September 22, 23 and 24, 2017

WHERE:  We will be staying in Lincoln, NH.  A block of 8 rooms has been reserved  at a local, family operated motel but the rooms can only be held until August 22! Only 2 more days to reserve your room.  

WHO: Any paid member of CAP

REPLY TO:  Ann Yost    ayost4@aol.com   203-931-9943

Field Trip Co-chairs:  Linda Thomas and Art Yost

Thursday, August 10, 2017

CAP September Trip to White Mountains of New Hampshire

Join CAP in New Hampshire and enjoy the beauty of the White Mountain National Forest and more.  On this trip you will have the chance to photograph waterfalls, covered bridges and scenic landscapes. We will follow the Kancamagus Highway and visit other nearby areas.  Maybe we’ll even see a moose!  Some subjects will be close to the road and others will require some walking.
     
WHEN:  Friday to Sunday  September 22, 23 and 24, 2017

WHERE:  We will be staying in Lincoln, NH.  A block of 8 rooms has been reserved  at a local, family operated motel but the rooms can only be held until August 22! Therefore it’s imperative to reserve your spot ASAP. 

WHO: Any paid member of CAP

REPLY TO:  Ann Yost    ayost4@aol.com   203-931-9943

Field Trip Co-chairs:  Linda Thomas and Art Yost

Monday, August 07, 2017

Ken Sklute Presentation "Visual Depth" Coming Nov. 11, 2017

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, Ken Sklute, A Canon Explorer of Light, will present a 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 at The Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Dr, Hamden, CT, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The accolade of "Explorer of Light" is held by only a few top photographers worldwide. Ken Sklute earned this honor by way of his diverse career photographing people, sports, architecture, weddings and landscapes.  He has also been named "Photographer of the Year" 32 times, encompassing the states of New York, California and Arizona.  CAP is therefore extremely proud of being able to showcase Ken's wonderful photography and outlook and it promises to be a "not to miss"  experience.  

Click to download a flyer with all the details. Put the date on your calendar now to take advantage of the opportunity to learn from Ken and improve your photography. The flyer includes a registration form to reserve your space.

Monday, May 29, 2017

CAP Waterfalls Field Trip

Day Trip Saturday June 10th. to Kent Falls State Park and Bash Bish Falls on NY State and Massachusetts line.

Approximate time 10:00 arrival at Kent Falls followed by a BYO picnic lunch at the park. Parking Fee $9.00. If someone in your car has Charter Oak Senior Pass there is no fee. Out of State License Plates will be charged $15 parking unless someone has a senior pass. 

Kent Falls is one of the best known and favorite falls in Connecticut. The walk to the top can be accomplished by steps with a climbing rail or a two mile path rated as an easy climb to the top of the falls. Approximate time to photograph falls and Scenery-about 2 hours followed by the picnic lunch. 

The second falls is approximately one hour drive to Bash Bish Falls with some nice scenery on the drive to the falls. The main parking lot in MA leads to a 1 mile walk (rated 4 out of 10 for difficulty. However it is rocky/hilly and might be difficult for anyone who is a senior/and or has health issues. There is a NY parking lot with a trail to the falls that is much easier but is a mile and a half round trip. 
Carpooling is recommended to cut costs. Starting location to meet and detailed information will be available to those who sign up for this trip.  Locations of meeting will somewhat be determined by those who are coming.  Please e mail Linda Thomas at humbrd001@yahoo.com or call her at 203-606-8327. Deadline for signing up will be Wednesday June 7th.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Save the Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017, for Ken Sklute Seminar



CAP is pleased to announce an upcoming event with Canon Explorer of Light, KEN SKLUTE.  Save the date of November 11, 2017, and meet us at The Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Dr, Hamden, CT (Note that this is a change from the previously announced date of November 4, 2017. We were forced to make this change because of a conflict.)
 
The accolade of "Explore of Light" is held by only a few top photographers worldwide.... Ken Sklute earned this honor by way of his diverse career photographing people, sports, architecture, weddings and landscapes.  He has also been named "Photographer of the Year" 32 times, encompassing the states of New York, California and Arizona.  CAP is therefore extremely proud of being able to showcase Ken's wonderful photography and outlook and it promises to be a "not to miss"  experience.  

Click to download a flyer with all the details. Put the date on your calendar so that you don't schedule something else and miss this opportunity to learn from Ken and improve your photography.


Sunday, April 30, 2017

CAP Celebrates Tops in CT 2016

On Saturday evening, April 29, 2017, 75 CAP members and guests gathered at the Whitney Center in Hamden for a celebration of the 2016 Tops in Connecticut Competition. The evening began with a presentation of the 101 accepted and award winning images with commentary written and read by members of the CAP Executive Committee. We had the privilege of seeing some of the outstanding work being done by Connecticut photographers.

Following the presentation plaques and ribbons were presented for the accepted and award winning images. Click to see the award winning images. A special treat for the award winning photographers were plaques that included a reproduction of their winning images. Special thanks to co-director Antoinette Gombeda, APSA, HonNEC, for arranging these special awards.

The 13 plaques given to the Best in Show, Best category, and Judges' Choice images.


Jon Aspinwall, Best in Show Winner, with his award plaque.

The next Tops in Connecticut competition will be held in late fall of 2018. Watch for announcements as the date approaches.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Reminder to Make Reservation for CAP Dinner and Tops in CT Show

This is just a gentle reminder that the Tops in Connecticut show and CAP dinner are scheduled for April 29, 2017. Deadline for receipt of reservations is April 20, 2017, just one week away. The show will contain 101 images selected at the judging last December along with commentary written by some of Connecticut's most experienced photographers. Come and see the excellent and varied work by many talented Connecticut Photographers.

Details
  • Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Time: Show begins at 5 p.m. followed by a short business meeting and presentation of the awards followed by a buffet dinner
  • Location: Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Road, Hamden, CT
  • Cost: $30 per person
Click for a flyer and dinner reservation form

Deadline for receipt of reservations is Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Reminder, Tops in CT Show and Dinner Coming Soon

This is just a gentle reminder that the Tops in Connecticut show and CAP dinner are scheduled for April 29, 2017. Deadline for receipt of reservations is April 20, 2017. The show will contain 101 images selected at the judging last December along with commentary written by some of Connecticut's most experienced photographers. Come and see the excellent and varied work by many talented Connecticut Photographers.

Details
  • Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Time: Show begins at 5 p.m. followed by a short business meeting and presentation of the awards followed by a buffet dinner
  • Location: Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Road, Hamden, CT
  • Cost: $30 per person
Click for a flyer and dinner reservation form

Deadline for receipt of reservations is Thursday, April 20, 2017.