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Welcome

Welcome to Charlotte Camera Club! We are a growing, active club of photographers spanning all ages and skill levels. We offer a fun mix of opportunities and ways to participate.

Our meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month except the months of November and December (no second meeting those months).  Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and conclude by 9:00 p.m. We normally meet at St. John's Episcopal Church at 1623 Carmel Road, in Room 205, but are having virtual meetings during the pandemic. Members and guests are invited to arrive a little early to socialize before the meeting begins.

Learn more about us:

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We hope that you will browse our website and visit a meeting soon.



Next Meeting: Thursday, October 13, 7:00 PM

 

What: Qualifying Club Competition #1 – Image critiques and announcement of the selection of images to be part of the year-end club competition.

Speaker: Phil Eco

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Please read: Our usual 2nd Thursday of the month’s meeting date has been changed to Wednesday, Oct 13. Judge Phil Echo had a conflict with the originally planned meeting date.

Bio: Phil Echo is associated with Adventures in Photography and is Member of the New Jersey Camera Naturalists & the Tri-County Camera Clubs. He is a member of Photographic Society Of America & North American Nature Photographers Association. Echo is a judge and lecturer for the NY & NJ Federation Of Camera Clubs, the Audubon Society as well as various other organizations.
Echo's photography has been recognized at numerous venues including the Photographic Society Of America “Nature Image Of The Year” award.

His work has appeared in numerous publications including the Wildlife Conservation Magazine, Potomac Museum Wild Bird Centers Of America his images also appear in various other magazines.
When: Wednesday, Oct 13 at 7:00 pm. Eric be on as early as 6:45pm if you’d like to log on earlier and chat with others.

Where: Login from your home.
Club Meeting - QCC #1 - Judge Phil Echo
Wed, Oct 13, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

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2021 Scavenger Hunt

It’s time for the CCC 2021 Photography Scavenger Hunt. The list of 10
items/themes/subjects is below. Print it out and bring it with you as a
handy reference when out shooting.


The idea is to get as many as you can, but try for all of them. Images
only qualify for one category. For example, your “Doors” image might
also fit the “Broken” category, but it can’t count for both. You have
about 2 months to shoot. You’ll turn in your images by midnight Dec 1
and we’ll show the results during our Dec 9 online club meeting.


The scavenger hunt is completely optional.
It’s not a contest. It’s meant to be a fun exercise to help you get motivated to shoot
something different and think creatively. However, this activity is for
Charlotte Camera Club members only. If you need to renew your
membership or would like to become a CCC Member, click here.


Do not use existing images from your files – the idea is to get out, shoot
and have fun!


1. Pink
2. In Camera Abstract (e.g. zoom, double exposure, camera movement, etc.)
3. Negative Space
4. Back Light
5. Flash
6. Very Low Light / Night Sky
7. Things that start with the letter L
8. Doors
9. More than One
10. Broken

Below are instructions for uploading your Scavenger Hunt photos. I’ve
also attached the original email with Scavenger Hunt topics.


Scavenger Hunt Image Instructions:
Images – Submit only one image per item/theme/subject. An image
might fit two items/themes/subjects, but you have to choose one.


Naming – Please name your images using the NUMBER of the
scavenger hunt item as it appears on the list, followed by your NAME. If
you don’t have a photo for one or more of the topics, skip that number(s).
Example: 1-yourname, 2-yourname, 3-yourname, etc.


Sizing – Use the usual dimensions. Horizontals should be no wider than 1400 pixels
and Verticals should be no taller than 1050 pixels.


By midnight Dec 1 images should be uploaded to:
ScavengerHuntUpload
 

o Drag and drop the images you wish to upload or “Browse Computer”.

o When the upload is complete, you can click View Completed files to review which were uploaded successfully.

o When finished, click the “Done” button in the upper righthand corner. You will be redirected to the Gallery where your images should appear. (If they do not appear there, wait a minute or so and refresh the browser.)

o There is no undo or way to delete an uploaded image. If you have an image that was uploaded in error, you will need to send Eric an email with the file name so he can delete it.    e_notheisen@comporium.net

52 Week Photography Challenge

This challenge will encourage participants to take and process an image each

week for inclusion in the 52 Week Challenge Gallery on the Charlotte Camera
Club Website.

Rules of the Challenge
1. Use the attached list of Weekly Themes.
2. Images must be taken during the week of the challenge.
3. The weekly challenge runs from Monday to Sunday, and an image must be
submitted to the website by midnight on the Tuesday following the close of

the week. Images submitted after Tuesday will not be posted.
4. Resize images to no more than 1400 pixels on the long side by no more
than 1050 pixels on the short side.
5. The file name format:
<Week Number>-<Submitter’s Name>-<Image Title>.jpg
6. The image must be uploaded to the following link: NOTE: This is a new link.
7.https://charlottecameraclub.smugmug.com/upload/cPqS9R/52WeekChallengeUpload

8. Only one image per week per submitter is allowed.
9. An image does not need to be submitted every week. Some weeks can
be skipped, but do as many as you can.
10. There are no prizes beyond bragging rights.
11. Here is a link to the challenge document: 
52 Week Challenge
12. View your Upload


 

 

 

 

 

Header Image: Linda Springer; Body Images: Gina McCole, Lane Lewis