2011-12 Season


2012 Club Newsletter Contest Results

Click on the title of newsletter to see the newsletter submitted by the club.

2012 judges: Karen Leonard (large), Shirley Anne Ramaley (large), Steven Shor (large), Linda Hicks (small), Gosia Bodurka (small), Fred Rushworth (small)

Description of the Club Newsletter Contest

Place Title of Newsletter or Article Club, Council, or Chapter Editor
Top Awards
Henricks - Best of Entries 2012 Cable Release Silver Spring Camera Club David Mullen
Director's Choice Award 2012 Photo Notes Park West Camera Club Chuck Pine
Small Clubs (less than 75 members)
First Cactus Points Saguaro Camera Club Shirley Anne Ramaley
Second Island Photo News Island Photo News Joseph Pellicone
Third The Rangefinder Englewood Camera Club Brenda Frezeman
HM Honorable Mention Green Briar Camera Club Marie Rakoczy
HM HypoCheck Oklahoma Camera Club Doug & Jacki Finch
HM MGNCC Color Wheel Great Neck Color Camera Club Elaine Belvin
HM Multiple Exposures Urban Ecology Center Photo Club Audrey Waitkus
HM PSSCC Newsletter Puget Sound Stereo Camera Club Frank Barnett & Mart McCann
HM SPCC Newsletter St. Paul Camera Club Barry Mullin
Large Clubs (lmore than 75 members)
First  Imagery Images Alberta Camera Club Fred Rushworth
Second The Viewfinder Bowie-Crofton Camera Club Vincent G. Ferrari
Third Highlights Fresno Camera Club  Elizabeth Bedard 
HM Cameraderie  National Institute of Health Camera Club  Gosia Bodurka, Vickie Allin 
HM  CLIX  Phoenix Camera Club  Karianne Schukel 
HM  Close-Up  Victoria Camera Club  Richard James 
HM  Desert Exposure  Lancaster Photography Association  Terri L.Garner 
HM  Exposures  Western Reserve Photographic Society  Stewart Helberg 
HM  The Filter  Greater Lynn Photographic Association  Mark Donnelly 
Council/Chapters 
First Foto Fanfare Northern California Council of Camera Clubs Amory Donaldson
Second InFocus Camera Club Council of Tennessee Pat Gordy
Third InFocus Wisconsin Chapter of the PSA Audrey Waitkus
Outstanding Achievement Awards 
Best Front Page Darkroom Door Cleveland Photographic Society Marcia Polevoi
Shutter Clix Santa Clara Camera Club Kaz Hamano
Best Banner CLIX Phoenix Camera Club Karianne Schukei
Best Layout SAPF Camera Club News South Australian Photographic Federation, Inc. Lydia Strutton
Best Use of Photography PSSCC Newsletter Puget Sound Stereo Camera Club Frank Barnett & Mart McCann
Best Use of Color The Rangefinder Englewood Camera Club Brenda Frezeman
Best Calendar Presentation CLIX Phoenix Camera Club Karianne Schukei
Best Competition Scores Viewfinder Villages Camera Club Charles Wyatt
Best Variety of Material Cable Release Silver Spring Camera Club David Mullen
Close-Up Victoria Camera Club Richard James
Best Motivational Focus Photo Notes Park West Camera Club Chuck Pine
Exceptional Articles 
Best Article with Historic Aspect Reflections in Black History, by Jeanine Cummins, The Viewfinder Bowie-Crofton Camera Club Vincent G. Ferrari
Photographic Flashback - Edward Weston, by Michael Pittenger, Exposures Western Reserve Photographic Society Stewart Helberg
Best Travel Article Sacred Spaces: Churches of Toronto and Montreal, by Coriolana Simon and Doug Wolters, Cable Release  Silver Spring Camera Club David Mullen
Seeing Berlin, by Anne Lei-Yeung So, Close-up Victoria Camera Club Richard James
Best Technical Article Night Moves, by Pugs (Seung Pugliese), Multiple Exposures Urban Ecology Center Photo Club Audrey Waitkus
Best How-to Article The UECPC Digital Dialog - Removing Unwanted Parts of an Image in Elements 9 (PSE9), by Phil Waitkus, Multiple Exposures Urban Ecology Center Photo Club Audrey Waitkus
Basic Camera Set-up Considerations for Taking Images to Process in HDR, by Ellen Kawadler, Reflections Stony Brook Camera Club Ellen Kawadler
Best Review Article Gallery Watching, by Ruth Formanek and Judy Rosenblatt, Photo Notes  Park West Camera Club Chuck Pine
Best Opinion Article Full of Sound and Fury Signifying Something, by Tom Gore, Close-up Victoria Camera Club Richard James
Do Pictures Need Titles?, by Paul Burri, The Angle Channel City Camera Club Ron Williams
Best Member Profile Member Profile: Shirley Dennis, by Marguerite Botting, In Focus Latow Photographers Guild Frank Myers
Best Environmental Article Wind vs Bird, by Don Hollister, Focus Mayslake Nature Study and Photography Club Diane Hamernik