November 10, 2017 • Leave a Comment
Tim Grey presents "Lightroom Classic versus Lightroom CC" to help clarify the confusion about the brand new "Lightroom CC", the rebranding of the existing Lightroom to "Lightroom Classic CC", and what all of this means for the photographer's workflow now and into the future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Os0-QNG1wjw&feature=youtu.be
October 15, 2017 • Leave a Comment
This years annual Christmas Party is set for Thursday, December 28th and will begin at 6:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church. A sign-up sheet will be passed around at our November 23rd and December 14th meetings in order to get a count for the meat dish. The camera club will provide the meat dish and the rest of the event is potluck. A to J bring salads or appetizers and everyone else bring potatoes, veggies, or deserts. All members and their family and friends are invited.
Several members of the Sioux City Camera Club received awards at this years North Central Camera Club Council (N4C) Convention held in Rapid City, South Dakota. The award winners are:
Mike Greiner - 1st Place Nature Print - "White Breasted Nuthatch"
Mike Greiner - 2nd Place Nature Print - "Black-eyed Junco"
Mike Greiner - H.M. - B&W Pictorial Print - "Mud Man V"
Mike Greiner - H.M. - B&W Pictorial Print - "Pontiac"
Mike Walsh - 3rd Place Panorama Print - "Wallowa Mountain #2"
Doug Conrad - H.M. Creative Print - "Abstract Dance"
Doug Conrad - 1st Place Website
Carl Hardy - 2nd Place Newsletter
Congratulations to all the winners.
The 2018 Pinnacle Bank Calendar features three Sioux City Camera Club photographers.
Jennifer Solma's "Pretty in Pink" is featured on the cover and in the month of September, and her "Snowy Day" photograph appears in the month of January.
"Sand Pit Pond" by Carol Blair is showcased in March, and Doug Conrad's "Hazy Morning Reflection" highlights the month of November.
Congratulations to these three photographers.
October 08, 2017 • Leave a Comment
Here are the results for the Sioux City Camera Club's September competition. Check out this link to the full gallery: http://www.siouxcitycameraclub.com/p98229965
1st Ron Nicolls "Ebb and Flow"
2nd Randy Williams "Mud Lake Reflections"
3rd Gary Gilbert "Light Painting"
4th Douglas Conrad "Beach Sunrise"
HM Gary Gilbert "Bumble Bee"
HM Paula Warp "Yellowstone River"
HM Michael Greiner "Gobble Gobble"
Digital Black and White
1st Michael Greiner "At Rest"
2nd Gary Gilbert "1920 Light Fixtures
3rd Douglas Conrad "Diamond T"
4th Douglas Conrad "Black Oak Arkansas"
HM Douglas Conrad "Midnignt Reflections"
HM Carol Blair "Osprey Catch"
HM Randy Williams "Island in the Stream"
1st Jerry Weiershauser "Barn Owl"
2nd Kevin Smith "Fall Colors"
3rd Carol Blair "Butterfly Heaven"
4th Michael Greiner "Jay"
HM Carol Blair "Giant Swallowtail on Thistle"
Black and White Prints
1st Michael Greiner "Sr. Comes"
2nd Steve Paulson "Old Time Barber Chair"
3rd Michael Greiner "Roxis"
HM Michael Greiner "F12"
September 06, 2017 • 2 Comments
The next Camera Club exhibit at the Sioux City Art Center opens 10-7-17 and runs thru 1-7-18. The theme of this exhibit is a “River”. You can do landscapes that include a river or people interacting such as fishing, boating, etc.
This exhibit will be juried by the Curator. Each club member should submit 3 photos for consideration and one or more will be selected for the exhibit. The works can be submitted via email just like our monthly contests or in print form (not mounted) 8.5x11 which can be submitted direct to the Art Center. The three works are due not later than 9-10-17 and results will be available by 9-12. That way you will have a month to get the framing done. The works can be submitted to Todd Behrens at email@example.com.
Framing requirements are the same as in the past-16x20 black metal frame, glass, wire hanger two inches from top, white matt, and your name on the back.
August 03, 2017 • 2 Comments
Last Years Summer Picnic Shelter #1 at Bacon Creek Park will be the location for the Sioux City Camera Club's Summer Picnic on Sunday, August 13th from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. This shelter is the first one after you enter the park. Carl Hardy, once again, stepped up to organize this event and the site was recommended by Bucky Crabb. The Camera Club will furnish the chicken, pop and water. The rest will be potluck. A to J bring salads or appetizers and everyone else bring potatoes, veggies, or deserts. All members and their family and friends are invited. Please email Carl Hardy at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, August 10th with your number attending so he can order enough chicken.
July 12, 2017 • Leave a Comment
Tom Schoening's old west music video, "Outlaw Trail", is now on YouTube. This was Tom's entry in the 2017 Siouxland Film Festival. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7iORLG6Uag
March 15, 2017 • Leave a Comment
A photograph titled "Coffee to Go" by Doug Conrad was recently selected and given a Curator's Choice Award in the Experienced/Professional category of the Dahl Mountain Photo Competition and Exhibit in Rapid City, South Dakota. This juried exhibition based on mountain culture will be on display in the Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City, South Dakota.
The exhibit runs from March 10th through April 29th during the Dahl Mountain Culture Center Festival. Conrad, a photographer based out of Sioux City, Iowa is Past President and member of the Sioux City Camera Club and on the North Central Camera Club Council's board of directors. To see the award winners and selected artists click here.
February 25, 2017 • Leave a Comment
The N4C Iowa Camp-in Mini Convention, formally known as Springbrook, is moving this year to a new location. For years this N4C get together has been held at Springbrook State Park Education Center near Guthrie Center, Iowa. A few weeks ago, however, N4C was surprised to learn that the Iowa DNR would be closing the meeting facility for good on March 13, 2017. The state park and campground will still remain open.
Fortunately, with the help of several N4C members and others a new location was found. The name of the facility is St. Thomas More Center. It's located 10 miles south of Springbrook State Park on 30 acres of land overlooking Lake Panorama. Click here to see some pictures of this facility. The dates for this years Camp-In will be May 5th, 6th, and 7th. You can stay in the dorms on the facility, which have enough bunk beds that you can use the bottom for sleeping and the top for storing your things. You will need to bring your own bedding and pillow. If you would prefer to camp, you can make reservations at Springbrook State Park's campground. Click here to make reservations to camp.
This years registration form is available here. The deadline for arrival of your registration is April 26th so mail your registration by April 19th. For a schedule of events click here. For questions contact Delores Meister at LDKlikmeister@aol.com.
January 15, 2017 • Leave a Comment
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December 02, 2016 • Leave a Comment
Sioux City's Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center has again invited the Sioux City Camera Club to display their best photographs for an exhibit which will run from February 4, 2017 through April 30, 2017.
For those members that are planning to exhibit you will need to complete an information form that must be submitted with your framed and wall ready photograph. You can download and print the form here. All photographs must be delivered to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center no later than January 17, 2017.
There will be no theme or size limit for this exhibit. Just present your best or favorite photograph of any subject matter.
The frame should be a black metal frame (no restriction on size) with wire hanger two inches below the top of the frame when hanging. The photograph needs to be mounted inside a white or off white mat.
November 18, 2016 • Leave a Comment
Bob Gillespie, a long time member of the Sioux City Camera Club, will be exhibiting at the Sioux City Art Center in the Gardner Room from December 3rd thru February 19th, 2017. A reception will be held on Saturday, December 10th, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. The show will consist of 29 photographs covering the last 25 years.
In honor of the only surviving founders of N4C Vernice and Francis Kingsbury were presented a "Lifetime Dedication Award" from N4C at the 60th annual convention of N4C at Fargo, North Dakota. Here's a little history of how N4C got it's start.
The "NORTH CENTRAL CAMERA CLUB COUNCIL” had its inception almost simultaneously in the minds of three men Robert H. Cochran, M.D., APSA. Omaha, E, Curtis Lugg, Sioux Falls, and Francis A. Kingsbury, Ponca and Sioux City.
The Sioux City Camera Club received 8 awards at the annual N4C Convention in Fargo, ND on October 1, 2016. Six of the awards were for prints. The Newsletter and Website also received awards.
Mike Griener - 2nd B&W Prints - "Diego Kid"
Mike Griener - 2nd Pictorial Prints - "Cedar Waxwing"
Roger Van Klompenberg - 1st Travel Prints - "Alaska White Pass Railroad"
Mike Walsh - HM B&W Prints - "Marshall Point Light"
Mike Walsh - HM Color Prints - "Silver Falls"
Mike Griener - HM Nature Prints - "Buckette"
Carl Hardy - HM Newsletter
Doug Conrad - HM Website
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