PCGC Minutes For September 22, 2021

Glen Kindness hosted the meeting and welcomed guests.

Current and future competitions:

9/22 Digital: Countryside Walking Bridge
10/13 Print: A Standout
10/27 Digital: The Letter “R”
11/1 PSA Entries for Open and Travel

Glen passed out the ribbons.

Photography Events/Announcements:

Lensculture Black and White Photography Awards, deadline October 20, 2021. https://www.lensculture.com/photo-competitions/black-and- white-photography-awards-2021

Aggregated list of significant contests. https://expertphotography.com/ best-photography-contests/ to see what may lie ahead.

CaFETM is a website that aggregates entries for art exhibits and contests worldwide. See their calls for entry at https://www.callforentry.org

Impressions of Hyde Park Square Exhibit at Gallery 708 :  October 1 - November 28

Fairfield Annual Community Artist Showcase:  Sept. 25 - Nov. 13

2021 Evendale Juried Photography Exhibition:  October 10 - November 1, 2021, on the grounds of the Evendale Cultural Arts Center, 10428 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241.
Sunday, October 10 1-4 pm – Opening Day – Refreshments – Live Music
Sunday, October 10 2 pm – Awards Recognition
Exhibit runs daily October 10 – November 1
LOCATION: Due to ongoing public health concerns, the Evendale Cultural Arts Center will install accepted artworks throughout the Village of Evendale municipal complex specifically around the municipal pool fence. ECAC will reproduce all accepted photographs on weather-resistant substrates. Winners will be announced on the first day of the exhibition.

2022 FOTOFOCUS BIENNIAL. The theme for its sixth edition of the FotoFocus Biennial will be World Record with a concentrated week of programming held October 1–8, 2022, and preview events on September 30, 2022.  The theme World Record considers film and photography’s record of life on earth, while exploring humankind’s impact on the natural world and the choices—for ill or good—we now face as a global community.

Mark Buelsing at markb@letitshine.biz asks for photos of cars, auto shows, and auto events to be submitted to gocarshow.com.

New Business:

Patty Bertsch discussed the addition of an annual People’s Choice Award at the end of the year.  The members decided to vote on all of the People’s Choice Winners - hence the ultimate People’s Choice of the People’s Choice Winners for the year.

2022 Competition Subjects were introduced, discussed, and clarified in some cases.  Thank you to Chairman Dan Slusher and his committee for all the time and effort.

Dennis Bray presented the Digital Competition Results.

Digital Competition Results for September 22, 2021
Countryside Walking Bridge
Judge:  Bob Ihrig
No. of Entries:  18

1st – Dennis Bray (Japanese Garden Bridge)
2nd – Candace Cook (Eastwood Park Bridge)
3rd – Joe Chunko (Red Bridge in Garden)
4th – Richard Lingo (Walking Bridge - September)
5th – Alan Lloyd (Pedestrian Bridge)
6th – Karen Kindness (Cox Arboretum Day)
HM and People’s Choice – Alane Shoemaker (New Zealand Rainforest Footbridge)
HM – Glen Kindness (Marietta park pedestrian bridge)
HM – Jeffery Slutz (Stone Bridge)

Respectfully submitted,
Alane Shoemaker
PCGC Secretary

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