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The following events and links are not sponsored by the Sparta Camera Club, but were compiled and submitted by active club members as opportunities to get involved in and some terrific online locations to continue learning the craft and art of photography. If you have an event or link that you'd like to contribute, please submit the request to info@spartacameraclub.org

Upcoming Events

NJFCC Upcoming Events:

NJFCC Photorama 2021: Four one hour lectures with Judy Host on  "The Art of Storytelling Portraits" on Saturday, July 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  You much sign up on Eventbrite by July 8, 2021, $40/person.  See following link for detailsNJFCC Photorama 2021   NJFCC Photorama 2021 Postponed until April, 2022.

Update:  Introduction to Bird Photography - Cameron Darnell: In case you missed this excellent presentation you can now view the recording with the following link.  (Please do not share outside of the club)(99) Intro to Bird Photography with Cameron Darnell - YouTube

NJFCC Presentation:  May 1, 2021 from 2 to 3:30 PM Images Right  in Front of You by Joe and Mary Ann McDonald.  Different techniques for capturing macro subjects that are in your home and neighborhood.  In case you missed  Images Right  in Front of You here's a link to the YouTube video of Joe and Mary Ann McDonald's presentation: Images Right in Front of You

Other Upcoming Events:

Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council 33rd Skylands Art Exhibition (Virtual Online Show):  The SCA&HC invites entries for its 33rd Annual Juried Art Exhibit.  This is includes photography.  The deadline is June 1, 2021.  See the following link for entry and show details.  SCA&HC Art Exhibit       Update:   The entry deadline has been extended to July 26, 2021.  The exhibition opens August 1, 2021 and closes September 1, 2021.  See following link for current details.

SCAHC Virtual Exhibition


Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council Xpose Virtual Photography Competition:  Congratulations to Joy Schmitz for her winning photo "Seeding Next Year's Crop" (see photo below).  Joy took first place in Still Lifes.  Click Link to see all the winners.  SCAHC XPOSE 21 Winners

Share Your Photos with NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife:

The Division of Fish and Wildlife would like to partner with you and share your photos of New Jersey’s fish, wildlife, habitats, and the recreation associated with them!  Photos will be added to their library for their use in publications, social media and outreach. Photos must be submitted via email.  Please check out this link for more details. Share Your Photos NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife


NJFCC Recorded Events:

The Creative Landscape With Joseph Rossbach: Link to YouTube Video

Session from Hunt's Photo on Camera Gear:  The NJFCC hosted Noah Buchanan from Hunts at a session on ZOOM Session about equipment.  The recording of this session is available on the NJFCC website under You Tube videos.  

Photographing the Nighttime Landscape with Roman Kurywczak.  The NJFCC hosted this free online instructional program by Roman Kurywczak in November.  A recording of this presentation is available on the NJFCC website.  NJFC

NJFCC 2021 Competitions

Competitions and Results can be viewed at NJFCC

Upcoming Competitions

SCC members can enter the NJFCC digital competitions through Photo Contest Pro (PCP).  

Competitions for 20/21 have been completed.  

The results of the Competitions are posted below.  

Please see the NJFCC website/competitions (www.NJFCC.org) for more details and to see the complete list of winners and their photos.  


Sparta Camera Club Winners from Completed NJFCC 2020-2021 Competitions

Congrats to All Winners!

Winning pictures can be viewed at www.NJFCC.org (Competition Tab) and on the Galleries tab of the Sparta Camera Club website.

Spring Pictorial Competition

Pictorial Creative:  Honorable Mention:  Fantasy Story book by Eleanor Bortnick

Pictorial Creative:  Honorable Mention:  Rust Never Sleeps by Frank Urbaniak

Spring Nature Competition

Botanical:  Merit Award:  Fern by Mary Fettes

Botanical:  Honorable Mention:  Snow on Grass by Michael Clark

General Nature:  Honorable Mention:  Little Pigeon River by Mary Fettes

Winter Pictorial Competition

Pictorial Open:  Honorable Mention:  Speedwell Falls by Steve Firmender

Pictorial Open:  Honorable Mention:  Dutch Windmill by Marv Kaminsky

Winter Nature Competition

Botanical:  Honorable Mention:  Wild Wine Raspberries by Mary Fettes

General:  Honorable Mention:  Blackwater Sunset by Virginia Kolstad

General:  Honorable Mention:  Waywawanda Stream in Melting Snow by Frank Urbaniak

Fall Pictorial Competition

Creative Pictorial

Honorable Mention: Captured by a Butterfly by Diane Brunovsky

Honorable Mention:  First Crocus of Spring by Janet Defeo

Pictorial Open

Honorable Mention:  Up, Up and Away by Bruce Ryerson

Honorable Mention:  Castle Hill Lighthouse by Joy Schmitz

Fall Nature Competition 


Honorable Mention:  Daisy by Nancy Madacsi

Honorable Mention:  Sunflower by Joy Schmitz


Honorable Mention:  Black River by Edwin Klein



Honorable Mention:  Scarlet Tanager by Leesa Beckmann

Honorable Mention:  Proud One by Diane Brunovsky


Honorable Mention: Stuck the Landing by Sean Garvin


Other Competitions / Events

Additional NJFCC events and other photography events are posted on Meetup.com.  We encourage Sparta Camera Club members to join at the following link to learn about many worthwhile presentations.    Join Meetup.com

pon notification of acceptance, all work must be delivered to the New Jersey Highlands Coalition office no later than Wednesday, September 17th. They are located at 508 Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005. Please call the New Jersey Highlands Coalition at (973) 588-7190(973) 588-7190 to arrange drop off.
pon notification of acceptance, all work must be delivered to the New Jersey Highlands Coalition office no later than Wednesday, September 17th. They are located at 508 Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005. Please call the New Jersey Highlands Coalition at (973) 588-7190(973) 588-7190 to arrange drop off

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