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Member News

Our Member News page recognizes members and the photographic achievements and honors that they receive throughout the club year from various organizations and outlets outside of CCC and PSA Competitions. 

We are proud of our members!!

June 2022

Three of our members took four of six awards at the Mooresville Arts 18th Annual Judged Photography show and Competition.

Jennifer Hastings won Second Place for her image Stillness.














Barbara Gore received an Honorable Mention for Night of Imagination.











Night of Imagination


Lane Lewis received Honorable Mentions for two of her images: Heartbeat of the Ocean and Sandals,Sand and Sunset.

                  Heart of the Ocean                  Sandals, Sand and Sunset

July 2021 

Lane Lewis

We want to congratulate Lane Lewis for her First Place win at the Moorseville Arts Exhibition.

Pam Bredin








We also want to congratulate Pam Bredin for her Judge's Choice Award at the Moorseville Arts Exhibition.


May 2021


We want to congratulate two of our members, Ron Santini and Joe Howard for their wins in the Carolina Nature Photography Association's (CNPA) 2021 Members' Choice Awards.


Great Sand Dunes At Sunset

Ron Santini received Honorable Mention in the Landscape category for his image, Great Sand Dunes at Sunset.











Struggling To Survive

Joe Howard recieved Third Place in the Wildlife North America  Category for his image Struggling to Survive.











Cubs at Play

Joe Howard also recieved Second Place in the Artistic Creatively Processed category for his image, Cubs at Play.
















April 2021

More than a Mouthful

We want to congratulate Board Member Gary Emord for his Merit Award given to his image, More than a Mouthful from the Merrimack Valley Camera Club George Glennie Nature Salon.


May 2020

WAUSSAUK 2020 Intercontinental Photographic Competition

CCC Members – I’m happy to announce that Charlotte Camera Club came in first place for The 2020 WAUSSAUK Intercontinental Photographic Competition! Our winning certificate is below along with a 2nd Runner up certificate for Jim Howard. Congrats Jim!



In addition, three of our members received a Special Mention:

Harvey Augenbraun

Tina Krzesicki                

Joe Howard                

The organizing club has put together a presentation of all the images and scores. The Powerpoint with the submitted images and scores is found here

The PDF with the submiited images and scores is found here.

Congratulations to Marc Bernstein on his image Vermont Farm being chosen for the 2021 AARP Foundation Calendar Contest. Here is the letter he received:


Hello Marc!

Congratulations! Your photo "Vermont Farm" has been accepted for the 2021 AARP Foundation Calendar Contest.


Our judges believe that your photo exemplifies the calendar’s theme pictured; truly unforgettable moments....


Gwen Bigler
Direct Response Specialist
AARP Foundation
601 E Street, NW | Washington, DC 20049


Vermont Farm


April 2020

Congratulations to Anastasia Tompkins for a Judge's Award from the Merrimack Valley Camera Club for her

submission of Three Amigos to the 2020 Glennie Memorial Nature Salon.

January 2019

Congratulations to Lorraine Shannon for receiving 2nd place in the Ballantyne Photography Club 2018 Photo

Competition for her image titled “Cornered”.

March 2018

Fifty-six images were recently announced as finalists in the 15th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition Exhibition. Congratulations to Ron Santini and Mary Presson Roberts whose images were selected to be part of the exhibit and competition. Winners will be announced at a later date.

Tobacco Barn by Mary Presson Roberts


Wood Fungus by Ron Santini



Black Bear Cub by Ron Santini



Congratulations to Maggie Partridge who received an Honorable Mention in the Water Category of the Daniel Stowe botanical Garden Shutterbug Contest.


September 2017

Several members attended the Smoky Mountain Foto Fest and had images recognized in that event's competition:
Critters category:
Jim Howard – 2nd place award
Lorraine Shannon – 3rd place award

Judges Honorable Mention:
Jim Howard


Bill Lea & Kevin Adams Honorable Mention:
Jim Howard