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TCCC 2013 - 2014
ANNUAL COMPETITION WINNERS
Have been posted to the Annual Competition Winners page:
New Galleries for the 2013 - 2014
Photos of the Year
and the Honorable Mention images:
Twin City Camera Club's 2014 - 2015 Select Subjects
The TCCC Board Members approved the Select Subjects for the 2014 - 2015 Competition Season.
Use this link to view or print the Select Subjects 2014 - 2015
Photo of the Month Selections
Selections are now CLOSED for the June Photo of the Month.
TCCC Members visit the Honor Image Galleries to make your selections of one (1) Color and one (1) Black and White photo from the June Honors.
Send your picks to POM@twincitycameraclub.com
Photo of the Month
Selected by the TCCC Members
June 2014 Photos
Black & White
Ron Bonczkowski - All Twisted Up
The picture was taken in Gunnison Black Canyon in Colorado
April in 2011 when Doc and I spent 2 weeks out there. I always liked B&W
photograph, back in the old days when we worked long and hard in the darkroom.
Dennis showed the club how to use a little grey card just before we left on this
trip and I used it almost ever day in Colorado. I used a NIKON D 300
camera with a NIKON 105 zoom lens, this shot was ASA 200 F8 cloudy day, I only
shot JPEG back then because I always make a travel show of my pictures and
needed all the room on my card. Today I shoot raw plus jpeg.
On the computer I use levels , contrast , curves and sharping on most B&W with a little Nik grey scale adjustment.
Doc and I would gladly go back anytime to guide anyone to these great photo places in Colorado. Maybe the club would like to go. We aren't getting younger each year so go soon. Thanks to the members who liked it.
Color - Tie
Curtis Drake - St Joe Michigan
We're going to give Curtis Drake a little more time to explain his photograph. He's had some computer problems and can't provide the information at this time.
Color - Tie
Tom McCall - Highlighted
The photo was taken along a small stretch of beach South of the St Joseph Water Filtration Plant on Lions
Park Drive, November 2, 2007, 6:13pm. Sunset was at 6:40pm and the setting sun was highlighting the
spray from the waves as they hit the rocks.
Post processing was in Photoshop CS6 and onOne Perfect Effects 8 with a little added saturation and sharpening.
Canon EOS 20D ISO 100 f16 1/10 AWB SIGMA 18 - 200mm at 125.0 mm on a tripod.
To see all of the current Season Photo of the Month selections go to the "Photo of the Month" and for Photos prior to the 2013 - 2014 Season go to the "Photo of the Month Archives" page.
These photos are special, because they are chosen by the TCCC
Starting with March 2013, we are asking the members to select what they consider the best "Photo of the Month", a Color and a Black and White photograph, chosen from the Prints and Digital Slides Judged to be Honors in that months competition.
Which one would you pick?
Go to the Honor Image Galleries and see which ones you pick as the best, would these be your selections?
SWMCCC Summer Weekend of Photography and Digital Imaging 2014
Whether a beginner or an advanced photographer, you will find instructional opportunities and shooting sessions designed to enhance your creative skills and knowledge of photographic tools. Join us for a weekend of photographic learning, fun and fellowship.
Don't wait, Sign up for the Field Trips Early!
On the campus of Hope College
July 31 - August 3, 2014.
For additional information see the SWMCCC website: www.swmccc.org
PSA International Website Contest Results
The Twin City Camera Club website was awarded First Place in The Photographic Society of America (PSA) 2012 International Website Competition, for Large Clubs (more than 75 members).
To see the 2010 and 2012 Awards: page
To see all of the results visit: http://www.psa-photo.org/clubs-and-councils/psa-member-clubs/web-site-contest/2012-results/
There are no rules
for good photographs,
there are only good photographs. - Ansel Adams
It's our love of photography that let's us see normal things
In an extraordinary way.
Keep those shutters clicking!
Twin City Camera Club's 2013 - 2014 Select Subjects
The TCCC Board Members approved the Select Subjects for the 2013 - 2014 Competition Season.
Use this link to view or print the Select Subjects 2013 - 2014
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