Newsletter Contest


2015 Club Newsletter Competition Results

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Description of the Club Newsletter Contest

Place Title of Newsletter or Article (all newsletters are linked to pdfs) Club, Council, or Chapter Editor
Top Awards
Henricks-Best of Entries 2015 Thru the Lens Dallas Camera Club Jay Hoppenstein
Director's Choice Award 2015 Clicks Jacksonville Camera Club Gordon Ira
Large Clubs (more than 75)
First The Reflector Delaware Photographic Society Theresa Yanick
Second Imagery Alberta Camera Club Barbara Morban
Third Focus Louisiana Photographic Society Renee Pierce
HM The Contact Sheet Huntington Camera Club Darin Reed
HM  Highlights Fresno Camera Club Elizabeth Bedard
HM Photo Notes Park West Camera Club Chuck Pine
HM Focal Expressions Nevada Camera Club Linda Hicks
HM Reflections Stony Brook Camera Club Ellen Berenson
HM The Viewfinder Bowie-Crofton Camera Club Vincent Ferrari
HM The Contact Sheet Photographic Society of Chattanooga Rosemary Jardine
HM Coastal Photo Club News Coastal Photo Club Jeanne Julian
Small Clubs (75 or less)
First Housatonic Camera Club Newsletter Housatonic Camera Club Dawn Dingee
Second Highlights Englewood Camera Club Brenda Frezeman
Third Crystal Lake Camera Club Newsletter Crystal Lake Camera Club Rich Bickham
HM Snapshot Duluth Superior Camera Club Suzanne Ravola
HM The HypoCheck Oklahoma Camera Club Doug Finch, APSA
HM Stereogram Ohio Stereo Photographic Society George Themelis
Chapters/Councils
First 3CT in Focus Camera Club Council of Tennessee Pat Gordy, APSA
Second Windy City News Chicago Chapter PSA Marie Rakoczy
Third InFocus PSA Wisconsin Audrey Waitkus
Special Awards for 2015 (Not Category Specific)
Best Front Page for 2015 The Drum Northern Tasmanian Camera Club Colin Butterworth
Best Banner Stereo Views Cascade Stereoscopic Club Herb Weiner
Best Layout Highlights Englewood Camera Club Brenda Frezeman
Best Use of Color  Housatonic Camera Club Newsletter Housatonic Camera Club Dawn Dingee
Best Use of Photography The Drum Northern Tasmanian Camera Club Colin Butterworth
Best Calendar Presentation The View Chagrin Valley Camera Club Michael Hoffman
Best Presentation of Competition Results Stereogram Ohio Stereo Photographic Society George Themelis
Best Variety of Material Crystal Lake Camera Club Newsletter Crystal Lake Camera Club Rich Bickham
Most Motivational Newsletter  3CT in Focus Camera Club Council of Tennessee Pat Gordy
Best Articles - Small Clubs and Chapters/Councils
Best Technical Article “Highlights,” Phone Apps by Randy Moore, pp. 8-10, Englewood Camera Club, Brenda Frezeman
Best Opinion Article (tie) “The Drum,”  Owen Butterworth, Junior Photographer by Colin Butterworth, pp 10 – 11 Northern Tasmanian Camera Club Colin Butterworth
“ClubClicks,” Heirloom Photo by Michelle Cox, p. 4 North Shore Camera Club Allen Davies
Best Environmental Article n/a
Best How to Article (tie) “Windy City News,”  How I Did It by various authors – Bob Benson (APSA), Peggy Benson, Jim Bodkin, Ralph Durham, Mel Ellingsen, Don Hinds, Bob Noble, Jacob Padrul, Joe Rakoczy Mary Rakoczy, Kathleen Sims and Sheri Sparks, pp. 6 – 13 Chicago Chapter Editor, Marie Rakoczy
“3CT in Focus,”  Education Corner: Custom Copyright Brush in Photoshop by Jeff Roush, 3CT Education Director, p 4 Camera Club Council of Tennessee Pat Gordy
Judges Highlights - Large Clubs
Best Front Page

“The Filter”

Greater Lynn Photography Association Mark Donnelly, Editor
Best Banner “The Lens and Eye” North Bethesda Camera Club Lori Ducharme
Best Layout “The Contact Sheet”  Huntington Camera Club Darin Reed
Best Use of Color “Desert Exposure” Lancaster Photography Association Douglas Wade
Best Use of Photography “Coastal Photo Club News”  Coastal Photo Club Jeanne Julian
Best Calendar Presentation “Focal Point”  Baltimore Camera Club Diane Bovenkamp
Best Competition Presentation (tie) Cable Release Silver Spring Camera Club Patrick Stuart
“Imagery” Alberta Camera Club Barbara Morban
Best Variety of Material “Imagery”  Alberta Camera Club Barbara Morban
Best Motivational Focus “Reflections”  Stony Brook Camera Club Ellen Berenson
Best Articles - Large Clubs
Best Technical Article Flower Photograph by Jim Graver, p.6, “Cameraderie” Camera Club of Laguna Hills Rose Hoang
Best Opinion Article (tie) Vivian Maier, the Enigma by Theo Goodwin, p. 7, “Gammagram” Sierra Camera Club Gay Kent
Depth of Field – Fading to Black, by Bill Apple, “Photo Notes” Park West Camera Club Chuck Pine
Best Environmental Article (tie) Trekking to Gorillas in Rwanda, by Anne Owen, p.6, “Focal Points”  Vienna Photographic Society Marty Jane Fish

Reaching for a Salt Box by Maria Drumm, EPSA, p.6, “Focal Point” 

Baltimore Camera Club Diane Bovenkamp
Best How-to Article (tie) Infra Red Photography in the Digital Age, by Gary Potts, MPSA, HWCC, p. 4, “Focal Expressions”  Nevada Camera Club Linda Hicks
Do You Have a Delete-ist Attitude? by Darin Reed, p.3, The Contact Sheet Huntington Camera Club Darin Reed