PCGC Minutes For February 24, 2021

Deb Marvin and Dan Slusher hosted the Zoom meeting and led the review and discussion of the images for the February Print and Digital Competitions, since the club is not able to meet in person as a result of COVID-19.

The March 10 Print Competition on “Door Hardware” is due on February 24.  The Creative Image Competition with two entries is due on March 3.

A new competition was opened for the 2020 PHOTO OF THE YEAR.

The 1st and 2nd place award winners for all of the 2020 Print and Digital competitions were entered into the competition.  Each member assigned a Star rating for every entry except his or her own.  Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd winners.

Dues are payable in January.  Annual dues are $35 per member, and family membership is $50.

Reduced Rate is in effect for 2021.  Current Members who paid $35 (or $50)  in 2020 receive a reduced rate in 2021.  Reduced rate dues for current members are $20  and  $30 for a Family Duo.  New members pay the normal rate of $35.  A check payable to Photography Club of Greater Cincinnati should be sent to Alan Lloyd, PO Box 217, Milford, OH  45150.

Each Spring since 1987, the City of Montgomery Arts Commission has sponsored the Montgomery Photo Competition which recognizes excellence in photography by artists of all ages and experience levels.  Adult and Student Entries are accepted April 1 – 15.  Photos are to be dropped off at Montgomery City Hall,10101 Montgomery Road, between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.

February Print Competition Results for February 9, 2021

Topic:  Minimalism

Judge:  Len Kaltman

No. of Entries:  22

1st – Neville Duffield (red berry in winter)

2nd – Patty Bertsch (Turn Right at the Fork in the Road)

3rd and People’s Choice - Dennis Bray (Yellow Flower)

4th – Tony McCown (Lonely Cloud)

5th – Larry Bresko (Early Morning Dragon Fly)

6th – Audra Shields (MinnesotaMist)

People’s Choice - Dan Slusher (Red Gloves)

Honorable Mention - Joe Chunko (Winter’s Flowers)

Honorable Mention - Sharon Evans (Cat Tails)

Honorable Mention - Richard Lingo (Lights of Christmas)

Honorable Mention - Jeffery Slutz (Lines & Textures)

Honorable Mention - Sandy Garrison (Next Year)


February Digital Competition Results for February 22, 2021

Topic:  Bubbles

Judge:  Shannon O'Connor

No. of Entries:  18

1st – Dennis Bray (Making Bubbles)

2nd – Audra Shields (2021Feb-Bubbles)

3rd - Susan Milinkovich (Milk Bubbles)

4th – Jeffery Slutz (Bubbles)

5th and Peoples’ Choice - Chris Strange (Freezing Bubble)

6th – Patty Bertsch (A Glass of Bubbly)

Honorable Mention - Larry Bresko (Self Portrait Bubbles)

Honorable Mention - Alane Shoemaker (Celebratory Bubbles, Not Rice!)

Honorable Mention - Alan Lloyd (Bubbles)

Respectfully submitted,

Alane Shoemaker

PCGC Secretary


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