Sunday, January 17, 2016

CAP Presents "Safari to Arica"

The Connecticut Association of Photographers will present a wonderful night of photography featuring Ivan Rothman and his program Safari to Africa. In this multimedia presentation Ivan will take us with him on safari to seven African countries: Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya. The images will be accompanied by an exciting musical theme.


Date: May 20, 2016
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Location: Witney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT  06517
     (go to for directions)
Fee: $12 per person to cover refreshments. CAP is covering the cost of the program.

Click for a flyer with more information.

A few of Ivan Rothman's  images are shown below.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

NECCC Conference Courtesy Enrollment for a CAP Member

Here a chance for a CAP member to attend the NECCC Conference July 15, 16, and 17, 2016, 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 15-17, 2016. 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 $195.  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, 2016.
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.

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 15, 16 and 17, 2016.  If you are interested in attending this conference (and follow the rules governing the courtesy enrollment) please submit your name to Antoinette Gombeda at by February 15, 2016. Please put "Courtesy Enrollment" in the subject line.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

David DesRochers Judging Competition

David DesRochers, who did an all-day seminar for CAP last October, has asked us to promote a photo competition for which he is one of the judges. The details are below.

Dear photographers
the Contest is open
The delicate natural world told through the several editions of a competition to know the most interesting natural features but also the importance to preservation of biodiversity
on our planet, still fantastic.

the biome 2016 is
"Deserts, rocks and screes"
landscapes, wild life, animals and plants,
forms and colours
Download the entry form or sign up online

Deadline: 30 April 2016
Award ceremony:
24 September 2016
prize val. € 5000,00
prize val. € 2000,00 - 3° prize val. € 1000,00

Entry fee:
€ 30,00 -  images max 20