Newsletter Contest


2014 Club Newsletter Competition Results

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PLACE TITLE OF NEWSLETTER OR ARTICLE, CLUB, AND EDITOR
Top Awards
Henricks-Best of Entries 2014 “The Filter,” Greater Lynn Photographic Association, Northeastern Massachusetts, Mark Donnelly, Editor
Director's Choice Award 2014 “Reflections,” Stony Brook Camera Club, Southeastern Massachusetts, Ellen Kawadler, Editor

Large Clubs (more than 75)
First “Imagery” – Images Alberta Camera Club, Barbara Morban, Editor
Second (tie) “Imagery” – Images Alberta Camera Club, Barbara Morban, Editor
“The Reflector” – Delaware Photographic Society, Theresa Yanick, Editor
Third “Focal Point” – Baltimore Camera Club, Diane Bovenkamp, Editor
HM “The Lens and Eye”- North Bethesda Camera Club, Lori Ducharme, Editor
HM  “The Darkroom Door” – Cleveland Photographic Society, Gerard Hilinski, Editor
HM “Exposures” – Lake County Camera Club, Ken Johnson, Editor
HM “The Viewfinder” – Bowie-Crofton Camera Club, Vincent Ferrari, Editor
HM “The Contact Sheet” – Photographic Society of Chattanooga, Rosemary Jardine, Editor
HM “Close-Up” – Victoria Camera Club, Richard James, Editor
HM “Thru the Lens” – Dallas Camera Club, Jay Hoppenstein, Editor
Small Clubs (75 or less)
First “Coastal Photo Club News” – Coastal Photo Club, Jeanne Julian, Editor
Second “Photo Notes” – Park West Camera Club, Chick Pine, Editor
Third “The Rangefinder” – Englewood Camera Club, Brenda Frezeman, Editor
HM “Stereogram” – Ohio Stereo Photographic Society, George, Themelis, Editor
HM “HypoCheck” – Oklahoma Camera Club, Inc, Doug Finch, Editor
HM “Washington Park in Focus: - Washington Park Camera Club, Phillip Thomas, Editor
HM “ClubClicks” – North Shore Camera Club, Allen Davies, Editor
HM “3D Window” – Sydney Stereo Camera Club, Carlton Wright, Editor
Chapters/Councils
First “3 CT in Focus” – Camera Club Council of Tennessee, Pat Gordy, Editor
Second “InFocus” – PSA Wisconsin Chapter, Audrey Waitkus, Editor
Third “Windy City News” – PSA Chicago Chapter, Marie Rakoczy, Editor

Special Awards for 2014 (Not Category Specific)
Best Front Page (tie) ”The Filter,” Greater Lynn Photographic Assn., Mark Donnelly, Editor
“Flash,” Greater San Antonio Camera Club, Adam Kincher, Editor
Best Banner (tie) “The Shutterbug,” Cockade City Camera Club, Stephanie Carson, Editor
“The Lens and Eye,” North Bethesda Camera Club, Lori Ducharme, Editor
Best Layout (tie) “The Darkroom Door,” Cleveland Photographic Society, Gerard Hilinski, Editor
“CLICK,” Malta Photographic Society, Johann Debono, Editor
Best Use of Color (tie) “LTPC Newsletter,” Lone Tree Photography Club, Elane Graves, Editor
“Focal Plane,” Marin Photo Club, Debbie Pompei, Editor
Best Use of Photography (tie) “Imagery,” Images Alberta Camera Club, Barbara Morban, Editor
“Hilo Photography Club Newsletter,” Hilo Photography Club, Tom Whitney, Editor
Best Calendar Presentation (tie) “Desert Exposure,” Lancaster Photography Association, Terri Garner, Editor
“Washington Park in Focus,” Washington Park Camera Club, Philip Thomas, Editor
Best Presentation of Competition Scores “The Filter,” Greater Lynn Photographic Assn., Mark Donnelly, Editor
“SPCC Newsletter,” Saint Paul Camera Club, Barry Mullin, Editor
Best Variety of Material (tie)


                      (Runner-Up)
“Cable Release,” Silver Spring Camera Club, Patrick Stuart, Editor
“BUZZ from the BBCC,” Boynton Beach Camera Club, Sarah Donner, Editor
“3CT in Focus,” The Camera Club Council of Tennesee (3CT), Pat Gordy, Editor
Best Motivational Focus (tie) "Reflections,” Stony Brook Camera Club, Ellen Kawadler, Editor
“The Focal Point,” Linn Area Photo Club, Nicile Dernelle-Ruhow, Editor

Articles
Best Technical Articles (three way tie) “Long Exposure Noise: What It Is and Does It Matter,” by David Wilkins, Desert Exposure, p6, Lancaster Photography Assn, Terri L. Garner, Editor
“Understanding Exposure – Camera Basics” by Stephen Buhagiar, CLICK, Malta Photographic Society, Pages 16, 17, Johann Debono, Editor
“Infrared Photography,” by Joe Rakoczy, Windy City News, p.4, PSA Chicago Chapter, Marie Rakoczy, Editor
Best Opinion Articles

                      
                      (Runner Up)
“The Gift,” by Pamela Ruby Russell, Reflections, Pages 3-6, Stony Brook Camera Club, Ellen Kawadler, Editor

“Photographing  Amish - A Moral Dilemma,” by John Hasse, InFocus, PSA Wisconsin  Chapter,  Audrey Waitkus, Editor

Best Environmental Articles “Controlled or Prescribed Burning” by Pat Beard, Focus, pp. 1, 23, 24, Louisiana Photographic Society, Renee Pierce, Editor
“Encounter with a Snowy Owl,” by Cliff Sandeson, pp 24-25, Bluenose Focus, Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, George Mitchell, Editor
Best How-to Articles (tie)




            (Runners-Up - tie)
“A Dream Come True, I’m with the Band,” by Ron Freudenheim, Cable Release, pp. 11-13, Silver Spring Camera Club, Patrick Stuart, Editor
“The Orton Effect”, by Richard Webber, Close-Up pp. 8-9, Victoria Camera Club, Richard James, Editor
“Night Photography,” by Bill Miller, 3CT in Focus, pp. 6-8, The Camera Club Council of Tennessee, Pat Gordy, Editor
“Getting Perspective Right,” by Wyman Lee and Richard James, Close-Up, pp. 16-17, Victoria Camera Club, Richard James, Editor