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Sandhill Crane and Chick by Diane Brunovsky
Vine Maples on Crescent Lake by Frank Urbaniak
The Wave by Linda Powers
That's One Hell of a Ride by Bob Baker
Stevie Ray Vaughn - Play It Loud by David Lewis
Shimmering Lights of Paris by Marilyn Chapman
Raindrops on Peony by Donna Romanick
Rainbow over the Dunes by Joanna Cellary
Pink Orchard by Nancy Madacsi
Pink and Yellow Tulip by Gary Bainbridge
Periscope Depth by Kent Stuart
Peppers by Subhra Bhattacharya
Orange Center by Gary Bainbridge
Oh, Don't Let Go by Clarke Warren
New Colors by Bob Baker
Morning in the Swamp by Bob Kochenthal
Moonrise Over Manhattan by Virginia Kolstad
Landing on a Big Flower by Donna Romanick
Key West Pelican by Michael Bellush
Keeping Up by Diane Brunovsky
Jumping Spider by Michael Tracy
Isla del Sol by Linda Powers
I'm Listening by Marv Kaminsky
Hummingbird Meets Bee by David Lewis
Fork Flower by Eleanor Bortnick
Forgotten Craft 2 by Donald Rubino
Floating Dogwoods by Linda Powers
Flamenco Gesture by Mary Fettes
Familiar Bluet Damselfly by Peter Rathgens
Evening Cruise by John Scalera
Crisscross Manhattan Bridge by Kathie Baker
Confusion Reigns by Bob Kochenthal
Backyard Hawk by Michael Bellush
Abstract by Eleanor Bortnick
1908 Singer by Donald Rubino

SCC Year End Competition Results

May 24, 2023

Congratulations to all of the winners of the SCC 2023 End of Year Competition!  And a special thank you to our judges:  Rick Kent, Al Brown and Becky Witt.  They did a great job!

Best in Show was awarded to Peter Rathgens for his photo, Vintage Fishing Gear.  The winners for Best in Class for each level were:  Virginia Kolstad, Moonrise Over Manhattan, Peter Rathgens, Vintage Fishing Gear, Donald Rubino, 1908 Singer, and Bob Baker, Thats One Hell of a Ride. 

The photos are shown shown in Galleries/In Club Competition Results and above in the slideshow.  

Congratulations to all!

Clarke Warren Awarded NJFCC Citation

Clarke Warren, SCC Member and former SCC President, was awarded the New Jersey Federation of Camera Clubs  (NJFCC) Citation for major contributions to photography in New Jersey.  The NJFCC Citation is awarded annually to those individuals who have contributed to the advancement of photography in New Jersey.  Clarke is an NJFCC Judge, an NJFCC Speaker and does workshops and critiques to help people become better photographers.  

Clarke is also a longtime member and former president of Sparta Camera Club. He regularly gives his time and expertise to support the club.  

We are pleased that he was awarded the citation this year.  Well deserved!

From left to right:  Al Brown, Citation Chair, Virginia Kolstad, SCC President, Clarke Warren-Winner, Ellen Stein, NJFCC President, Roman Kurywczak, NJFCC Vice President

Current News

Recent Outings

Night Blue Hour Outing in Sparta NJ.  

Everyone had a great time on a perfect evening in Sparta learning to take photos during the blue hour right after sunset.  Arik Gorban did a great job of showing us what and how to photograph at this special time of day.  Arik shared several of his photos-see Galleries:  Photos from Special Sessions and Outings. Member photos will be on the uploaded to the galleries section of the website next week.

Thanks to Arik Gorban for sharing his time and expertise with the club.  


Sandy Hook Outing

We couldn't have asked for a nicer day for an outing.  Several SCC members got together at Sandy Hook, to shoot seals, the lighthouse and all of the other wonderful sites there.  It was a chance to chat and shoot with other members.  Here are a few photos:                                           


Photos by Virginia Kolstad


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 7:30 PM • In Person: Sparta Ambulance Squad Building


Sparta Camera Club is a friendly group of photographers located in northern New Jersey. The club hosts competitions, critiques, workshops, field visits, seminars, presentations and exhibitions from September until June of each year. These programs are designed to appeal to photographers of all ages and all skill levels and experience. All cameras, including digital SLR's, mirrorless, point and shoot and cell phones are used by club members.



Meetings will be held both in person and/or virtually in 22/23 on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.  Please come to one of our meetings as a guest (there's no charge) and then decide if you would like to join.  Or if you wish to attend a virtual meeting, email us at info@spartacameraclub.org.  If you would like to join the club, click on the Join Us tab on this website.  The calendar is on the Events Tab of this website.



If you have any questions please email:   info@spartacameraclub.org

Club Meetings

From September, 2022 to June 2023, meetings will be held either in person at the Sparta Ambulance Squad Building, 14 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, 07871 and/or virtually, online with Webex on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.  Dates and start times vary, see the Calendar Tab for a complete schedule. 

Please come to one of our meetings as a guest (there's no charge) and then decide if you would like to join.  If you wish to attend a virtual meeting, email us at info@spartacameraclub.org.  


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