PCGC Minutes for July 28, 2021

Glen Kindness hosted the meeting and welcomed guest Tom Conway.  He passed out the ribbons.

Current and future competitions:
Print (8/11) Item of Many Colors (5 or >)
Digital (8/25) Flower(s)

Photography events/announcements:

Hyde Park Square Competition for Gallery 708 due September 13:

Middletown Arts Center Photography Exhibition– Karen, Rick, Candy, Susan. Congratulations to Susan Milinkovich for a second place and honorable mention, and to Karen Kindness and Rick Lingo, both with honorable mentions in the Middletown Arts Center Photography Competition.        

Fairfield Annual Community Artist Showcase.  A juried showcase opportunity for area artists to exhibit their work. Open to any artist, 18 or older, who resides within 40 miles of Fairfield, OH.  Best in Show awards presented in the categories of Fine Art, Photography, and Sculpture/Jewelry/3-D work.  Applications available starting August 2. Entries due the week of September 7 - 10.

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 asked for photos of cars, auto shows, and auto events to be submitted to gocarshow.com.

Old Business:

Patty and Dennis led the discussion regarding Print judging and scoring.  The Print Competition will continue as it was in the past before COVID, commencing in August.  An In-Person judge will attend the August 11 Print Meeting and decide the winners.  Members submit the Print Image digitally by the due date listed on the website in order to be considered for People’s Choice.  Digital Photographer of the Year, Print Photographer of the Year, Overall Photographer of the Year all remain.

A list of businesses that print, such as Meijer, Dodd, ProCam, and Pop Revolution, will be added to the club’s website.

Future presentations on how to print will occur.

Dan Slusher is Chairman of the committee for next year’s competition subjects.  Members should email their ideas for subjects to Dan.

More information is to come about the Evendale Photo Exhibit.

Alan Lloyd, the longest member of the club, presented his very entertaining 60 Years of People Pictures.

Patty Bertsch/Dennis Bray presented the Print Competition Results.

Print Competition Results for July 26, 2021
Topic:  Open (Single Color)
Judge:  Bill Krider
No. of Entries:  18

1st - Karen Kindness (Yellow!)
2nd – Sharon Evans (Grasses)
3rd – Jeffery Slutz (Blue Abstract)
4th – Dan Slusher (Lemon Jelly Beans)
5th – Dennis Bray (Palm Leaf Shadow)
6th – Neville Duffield (boy and girl running on the beach)
People’s Choice - Audra Shields (2021 July-SingleColor-GreenGlass)
Honorable Mention – Larry Bresko (Open single color July digital)
Honorable Mention - Gary Lord (Blu Verde)
Honorable Mention - Richard Lingo (Green - July Digital)

Respectfully submitted,
Alane Shoemaker
PCGC Secretary

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