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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


SCC will be hosting the NJFCC Winter Nature Competition on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 7:30 PM.  More information to follow.



NJFCC 2021/22 Competitions

Competitions and Results can be viewed at NJFCC

Upcoming Competitions

NJFCC Competitions for 21/22 are shown on the NJFCC website at www.NJFCC.org.


SCC members can enter the NJFCC digital competitions through Photo Contest Pro (PCP).  The entry dates for the NJFCC 22/23 Competitions are listed below.  Rules and guidelines are in the attached document.  


NJFCC Photo and Print Competitions Info and Guidelines 22-23 08142022.pdf


NJFCC Competition Schedule


Nature Competitions: 


Fall, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2022; SCC Deadline: Oct. 6, 2022

Winter:  Tues., Jan. 31, 2023; SCC Deadline:  Jan. 17, 2023*

Spring:  Tues., April 11, 2023; SCC Deadline:  March 28, 2023

*Hosted by Sparta Camera Club


Pictorial Competitions:


Fall, Mon., Oct. 24, 2022; SCC Deadline: Oct. 10, 2022

Winter:  Thurs., Feb. 16, 2023; SCC Deadline:  Feb. 2, 2023

Spring:  Mon., April 10, 2023; SCC Deadline:  March 27, 2023



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 the

NJFCC 2021-2022 Competitions

Congrats to All Winners!

Winning pictures can be viewed at www.NJFCC.org (Competition Tab) 


Fall Pictorial 2022 Competition

Pictorial Creative:

Merit Award: 

Subhra Bhatacharya, Liquid Sculpture


Honorable Mention:

Diane Brunovsky, Keeping Up

Floating Ideas, Bob Baker

In Bound Flight, Bob Baker

Blocks, Kathie Baker


Pictorial Open:

Honorable Mention:  Marv Kaminsky, Old Dodge Pickup


Fall Nature 2022 Competition

General Nature

Honorable Mention:  Michael Bellush, Oxbow Bend in Grand Tetons, NP


Ornithology

Honorable Mention:  Marv Kaminsky, Pray With Me

Honorable Mention:  Frank Urbaniak, Cone Flower Snack



Spring Pictorial Creative Competition


Honorable Mention, Steve Firmender, Pennies From Heaven


Spring 2022 Nature Competition


General Nature:

Honorable Mention, Marv Kaminsky, Looking Up


Ornithology:

Honorable Mention:  Peter Rathgens, Green Winged Teal


Zoological:  

Merit Award:  Marv Kaminsky, Just Thinking


Winter 2022 Nature Competition


Botany: 

Merit Award, Marv Kaminsky, Alaskan Fern


General Nature: 

Honorable Mention, Virginia Kolstad, Milky Way Reflections


Ornithology: 

Honorable Mention, Diane Brunovsky, Great Horned Owl in Black & White.


Zoology: 

Merit Award, Gary Bainbridge, Elegant Spreadwing Damselfly

Honorable Mention, Marv Kaminsky, Jelly of the Sea


Winter 2022 Pictorial Competition


Pictorial Creative:

Merit:  Diane Brunovsky, Intricacies of the Common Dandelion

Merit:  Steve Firmender, Cookies from Heaven


Pictorial Open:

Honorable Mention:  Mary Fettes, Children in Church

Honorable Mention:  Virginia Kolstad, Bridge at Night

Honorable Mention:  Donald May, Steam Power

Honorable Mention:  Frank Urbaniak, Liberty Loop Autumn AM


Fall 2021 Nature Competition


Zoology:  

Honorable Mention:  Gary Bainbridge, Swamp  Spreadwing Dragonfly, 

Honorable Mention:  Michael Tracy, Arrow Clubtail, 


Botany:

Honorable Mention:  Marv Kaminsky, Dahlia


Pictorial Open:

Honorable Mention:  Virginia Kolstad, 911 View-NYC


Spring  2021 Pictorial Competition


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

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


Spring 2021 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 2021 Pictorial Competition


Pictorial Open:  Honorable Mention:  Speedwell Falls by Steve Firmender

Pictorial Open:  Honorable Mention:  Dutch Windmill by Marv Kaminsky


Winter 2021 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 2020 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 2020 Nature Competition 


Botanical:

Honorable Mention:  Daisy by Nancy Madacsi

Honorable Mention:  Sunflower by Joy Schmitz


General:

Honorable Mention:  Black River by Edwin Klein

 

Ornithological:

Honorable Mention:  Scarlet Tanager by Leesa Beckmann

Honorable Mention:  Proud One by Diane Brunovsky


Zoological:

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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