Welcome

Welcome to Charlotte Camera Club! We are a growing, active club of photographers spanning all ages and skill levels. We offer a fun mix of opportunities and ways to participate.

Our meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month except the months of November and December (no second meeting those months).  Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and conclude by 9:00 p.m. We meet at St. John's Episcopal Church at 1623 Carmel Road, in Room 205. Members and guests are invited to arrive a little early to socialize before the meeting begins.

Learn more about us:

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We hope that you will browse our website and visit a meeting soon.


Next Meeting: Thursday, October 23 - Club Qualifying Competition #1

 

Thursday, Oct. 24 will be our first Club Qualifying Competition this year. Members and guests are welcome to participate. Each attendee may enter two images. Images can be either digital or print. Each image is given a score and a critique during the competition. Please email your digital images to contest@charlottecameraclub.org by midnight on Monday, October 20. Prints must be turned in by 7:10 p.m. on the night of the competition.

Members of all levels of experience are encouraged to participate, receive a score and helpful critique of their image. See our Competitions Guidelines page for rules.

 

Antelope Flats Dawn by Charlotte Kidd

Winner, First Place Award

2014 Image of the Year Competition

 


Save the Date: Thursday, November 13

Guest Speaker, Don Rosenberger - What is Abstract Photography?

What is abstract photography? Capturing abstract images takes a different way of looking at the world around us; focusing less on specific details. If fact, when done well abstract photography should appeal to our primal senses, evoking emotion through form and color rather than detail.

During this lecture we will explore a brief history of abstract art and how it has translated to photography. We will explore many of today’s examples of abstract photography. We will discuss what makes good abstracts, as well as specific examples of how to create your own abstract masterpieces!


Don Rosenberger sold all his camera gear and walked away from photography. But that was back in 1983. He found another camera in 2005 and has spent most of his weekends and vacation time trying to make up for those years away.
Since then he has worked with and been mentored by a great group of well known and some not so well known photographers. Today Don is driven by the passion and urge to always create something better and to take his work to the next level. He is drawn to a variety of subjects, but considers landscape photography to be the core of his work. Being outside and often in remote locations gives him an appreciation for our natural world. It is his hope that his images bring others that same feeling.

 

Don shoots with everything from the iPhone, to high end DSLR’s and infrared. But it’s not the camera that is important; it’s just a tool of the photographer’s vision. Don is the former presentations manager for the Nature Visions Photography Expo; and, he is a partner in Road Runner Photography Tours, leading national and international photography tours.

See our Calendar for more information about events and activities.


Header Images: 2014 CCC Competition Top Award Winners (L-R): Charlotte Kidd, Jim Carroll, Bob Pierlott

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