Saturday, March 1, 2014

NECCC Camera Club Spotlight Features Westfield Camera Club

NECCC Camera Club Spotlight

Club Name: Westfield Camera Club

Club contact: Barbara Krawczyk, PPSA,

Club Meeting Location: Activities room of The Arbors Assisted Living Center, 40 Court Street, Westfield, MA

Club Meeting Times: Second and third Mondays of the month from September through April at 7:30pm. First meeting is reserved for programs/workshops/seminars and the second meeting is competition night. The last Monday of the month is reserved for specific study group meetings.

Number of members: 25
Year club started: 1975
Three words that best describe the Westfield club: camaraderie, multi-talented, sharing

List of images:

“Rose” by John Balathunis. This was taken at a club workshop on painting with light

“Great Blue Heron” by Jim Feroli was captured in Florida.

“Female Ruby Throated Hummingbird” by Barbara Krawczyk, PPSA. Her most successful image in PSA and camera club competition. This was taken on a field trip to Les Campbell’s Sky Meadow Studio in Belchertown, MA

“Nationals” by David Carrigan. Captured at the Motocross 338 Track in Southwick, MA at a national championship.

“Snow on River” by Judy Bolioo was taken in Westfield, MA and is of the Little River.

“Old Shoes” by Barbara Chaimpa is a still life she set up and painted with light.

“Kitchen Still Life” by Eileen Doherty was also painted with light by the maker.

“Crunchy” by Dick Simmons, PPSA. This image has 10 acceptances in PSA sponsored international exhibitions.

“You Look Tasty” by Joyce Collins taken at the Pittsburgh Zoo. This photo won Image of the Year in the Westfield Club's 2012/2013 season. 

“The Protector” by Nancy Cunningham. Received an honorable mention in the fall 2013 NECCC digital interclub competition. It was taken in her mother's backyard.