Other Events

The Camera Club holds several “Special Events” throughout the year to help inform our Club Members, provide some fun, and stir up a bit of friendly competition.

Keep these events in mind and wow us with your photos!

Volunteer for the Charitable Events (bottom of page) if you have time.

January 5, 2023
2022 Year-End Awards Competition & Dinner

Members celebrated at the Year End Awards with cocktails and dinner in the Main Lounge of Clubhouse One.

In November, a panel of three professional Judges awarded winners in each Category, plus “Best of Show” and Special Judge’s Awards. The winners were disclosed at the Awards Dinner.

The Judges were Jim Selkin, Tim Mathieson, and Lin Craft.

The Lydia Savedoff Award for 2022 was presented to Rodney Cooper, and the award for 2023 was presented to Joel Goldstein. Congratulations!

2022 Year-end Submissions and Awardees with Music (mp4)

2022 Year-End Awards Page.

June 19, 2023
Annual Slide Show/Video Competition

This competition is a live event where entered short shows are rated by the live audience (secret ballots) and winners are announced at the event.

Submission deadline: June 13, 2023 – 5PM.

Members will receive advance emails with competition details.

The competition, scheduled in June every year, was not held in 2022 due to Covid-19.

The 2021 Slide Show Competition had seven entries of creative, compelling photography spanning three countries and seven different styles. The running time is approximately 30 minutes.

2021 Slide Show / Video Competition (FILE on OneDrive:)

August 19, 2023
Annual Print Competition

A live event in Clubhouse 4, during which Judges give awards in various categories.

Submission deadline: August 9, 2023 – 5PM.

Members will receive advance emails with competition details.

Again, due to Covid-19, the last Print Competition event was in 2021.

2021 Print Competition (YouTube)

December 7, 2023
2023 Year-End Awards Competition & Dinner

Members celebrate at the Year End Awards with cocktails and dinner in the Main Lounge of Clubhouse One.

Submission deadline: November 9, 2023 – 5PM.

In November, a panel of three professional Judges awards winners in each Category, plus “Best of Show” and Special Judge’s Awards. The winners are disclosed at the Awards Dinner.

Members will receive advance emails with competition details.

The Lydia Savedoff Award is also presented at this event.

Lydia Savedoff Award

Awarded annually to the person with a combination of service to the Camera Club as well as participation in various Critiques that goes well beyond the norm.

The award is presented at the annual Year-End Awards Competition & Dinner.

Go to the Lydia Savedoff Award Page.

December, 2023
Year-End Member Pictures Show

A slide-show show of outstanding member photos, presented each December.

2021 Member Pictures Slide Show

Charitable Events

The club helps serve the community by photographing special events such as the Senior Games, Clown Alley charitable events, and others.

Club members often contribute photos to The Globe newspaper.

If you need any assistance, please email cameraclub@cameraclublwv.org.