Teaneck Camera Club 2017 – 2018 Calendar

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All events occur at Tuesday night meetings at 8 PM, except where noted.

Meetings are held at the Richard Rodda Community Center, 250 Colonial Court, Teaneck, NJ 07666

Directions

February 20 – Competition – Prints – Judge David DesRochers
Each club member may enter up to 3 Color prints and 3 Black and White prints. Prints must be submitted by 7:45 and must be mounted and labeled correctly. See instructions for Competition Rules and Print Competitions.
On the Saturday prior to the competition the following information must be emailed to the Score Keeper Joe Giordano at Joegrdano@aol.com: – Your name. – Titles of the prints you will be submitting. – What class you are in – Beginner, Advanced or Salon. – Whether the prints are Color or Monochrome. – If the print is a make-up or resubmission.

February 27 – Hosting the NJFCC Winter Digital Nature Competition
Come see some of the best digital Nature photos from New Jersey photographers.
The New Jersey Federation of Camera Clubs (NJFCC) is an association of local camera clubs embracing a membership of more than eight hundred amateur photographers in New Jersey. njfcc.org
The NJFCC holds competitions throughout the year for camera club members. Teaneck Camera Club submits two images per person from our competitions to the NJFCC competitions. New Jersey camera clubs take turns hosting these competitions. Teaneck will be hosting the Winter Nature Competition.
There are three NJFCC Nature Competitions a year. We submit images from our Nature Competitions. The Board selects the images. So if you competed in the Nature Competitions this year you will have images in this competition.
Marie Kane, NJFCC Nature Chair, will preside.

March 6 – You Be The Judge
Details to be announced.

March 10 – (Saturday) Reception at the Bergen Pac Center for The Teaneck Camera Club Photo Exhibit
30 S. Van Brunt St, Englewood, NJ
The reception will be from 1 – 3 pm on the 2nd floor. Refreshments will be served. Family and friends are invited.

March 13 – Club Auction
Details to be announced. 

March 20 – Competition – Pictorial Digital – Judge Nick Palmieri
Submit 3 images for digitally projected pictorial competition via PhotoContestPro. The subject matter is open and allows for creative post-processing. You must be registered with PhotoContest Pro before you can enter images. See instructions for the competition: Rules of Competition and Digital Competition Rules. Images must be uploaded by midnight Saturday, March 17.

March 27 – Executive Board Meeting

April 3 – Studio Night – Table Top

April 10 – Program

April 15 – Field Trip (Sunday) – Luna Parc (Rain Date – April 22)
Luna Parc is a whimsical house in the woods belonging to artist Ricky Boscarino. Ricky creates fantastic, sophisticated work in a variety of media including metal, clay, glass, wood and cement. The artwork is on display throughout his house and 6 acre property. It is not open to the public except on a limited basis and Ricky is reserving time for us.
Luna Parc
Luna Parc by Weird NJ
Departure time to be determined.

April 17 – Competition – Prints – Judge Rich Despins
Each club member may enter up to 3 Color prints and 3 Black and White prints. Prints must be submitted by 7:45 and must be mounted and labeled correctly. See instructions for Competition Rules and Print Competitions.
On the Saturday prior to the competition the following information must be emailed to the Score Keeper Joe Giordano at Joegrdano@aol.com: – Your name. – Titles of the prints you will be submitting. – What class you are in – Beginner, Advanced or Salon. – Whether the prints are Color or Monochrome. – If the print is a make-up or resubmission.

April 24 – The Ridgewood International
The Ridgewood International is an international competition of digital projected images. It has been run by the members of the Ridgewood Camera Club since 1984, under guidelines that are prescribed by the Photographic Society of America (PSA).
After the judging is done, the accepted images are organized into a show. The show has 3 sections: 1st is Pictorial, which encompasses all general photography, 2nd is Nature which may include zoo and farm animals, and 3rd is Wildlife Nature where all animals and plants must be living in the wild.
Photographers from all over the world compete in this competition. Come and see some truly magnificent photography!

May 1 – Competition – Pictorial Digital – Judge Jim Alfano
Submit 3 images for digitally projected pictorial competition via PhotoContestPro. The subject matter is open and allows for creative post-processing. You must be registered with PhotoContest Pro before you can enter images. See instructions for the competition: Rules of Competition and Digital Competition Rules. Images must be uploaded by midnight Saturday, April 28.

May 8 – Photo Editing Hands On
In round table discussion groups we will be demonstrating and sharing photo editing tips and techniques with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and Lightroom.
This is always a fun night and everyone is bound to learn something new.
Bring some of your images with you on a flash drive, CD/DVD or SD card. Our photo editing experts will teach you how to improve or fix problems on the image. If you have no images to bring, watch the demonstrations of other club members’ images.
If you have a laptop with photo editing software please bring it.

May 15 – Program
To be announced.

May 22 – Program
To be announced.

May 29 – DVD Night

June 5 – Year End Competition
The Year End Competition is held to determine the best images in each class for Prints and Digital Pictorial Images. Instructions to be announced.
Judges Marie Kane, Susan Candelario, Robert Thomas

June 12 – Year End Dinner
Details to be announced.

June 19 – Executive Board Meeting

June 30 – “Visual Artistry Creative Seminar” with Tony Sweet
We will be hosting an all-day photography seminar with Tony Sweet.
Jumpstart your creativity – both in capturing great images and processing them – with renowned photographer and instructor Tony Sweet’s one-day Creativity Seminar for Digital Photography and Software. During this fast-paced, information-rich day of creativity, Tony shares his visual inspiration with you, along with valuable tips, techniques and knowledge you can quickly incorporate into your own creative style. Learn to create more compelling and precise compositions, get more out of your camera and software, use techniques such as texture blends, stitched pans, motion blurs, close-up flower photography and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to take your photography to the next level.

Program includes: Compelling Composition (Isolate and Simplify), Creative Flower Photography, Panoramic Photography, Plug-ins Unplugged, Adding Emotion with Texture Blends, and Special In-Camera Creative Effects.

Tony Sweet is a Nikon “Legend Behind the Lens” photographer and conducts “Visual Artistry” photography location workshops in the United States, Canada, and Iceland. Tony maintains an active speaking schedule to photography organizations, industry trade shows and PPA schools across the continental United States and Canada.

His photography is published worldwide in every medium and is represented by Getty Images. Tony’s images are also used by Nikon, MacPhun, Singh Ray, Alien Skin, Topaz, Lensbaby and others for national ad campaigns. He has authored five books on the art of photography.
See some of Tony’s images: http://tonysweet.com/folios/

Tony will be presenting his full-day “Visual Artistry Creativity” Seminar on Saturday, June 30th at the Rodda Recreation Center in Teaneck, NJ.

Time: 8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Room: MP1 on the 2nd floor (the larger room next to our usual meeting room)

Cost: $90/pp. lunch included (sandwiches and beverage)

Space is limited. Please make your reservation by Feb 17th. Payment is due March 14.
 
For further info ask Rachel or Kathy at club meetings or email info@teaneckcameraclub.org