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.