The Flagpole Photographers Camera Club is pleased to announce their 2016 Annual Competition and Exhibit. It will run from March 12 – April 7 at the C.H. Booth Library located at 25 Main Street, Newtown, CT. An Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, March 13 , from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Olga Knoepke Memorial Room at the library. Many wonderful photographs by local artists will be on display, so please stop by to view the “best of the best”.
The Opening Reception will allow visitors to meet the photographers and hear the stories behind their images. Enjoy complementary food and beverages while viewing each print. All visitors can participate in the festivities by voting for their favorite photograph. The winner of this vote will be presented with the “People’s Choice Award”. Following the Opening Reception, all prints will remain on display until April 7.
Flagpole Photographers is a local non-profit group that enables members to share their images and expertise, to learn and grow in their photography, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow photographers. We come from diverse backgrounds, with photographic skills ranging from beginning novices to professional photographers. Our season runs annually September through June. We hold monthly competitions and monthly hands on learning programs. All dates, assigned subjects, and programs are included in the schedule on our website calendar. Every Spring, we hold our Annual Competition and Exhibit at the library, where Photographs of the Year Awards are designated.
Photographs will be on display at the C. H. Booth Library from March 12 – April 7. The exhibit is open during regular library hours: Mon-Thr 9:30-8, Fri 11-5, Sat 9:30-5 and Sun 12-5.
Please vote for the “People’s Choice” award at the Sunday, March 13, Opening Reception or through Thursday, March 17.
On March 13 regional judges will award the following:
- Judges’ Best in Show
- Dave Kriger Nature Award – which will be placed on permanent display at the library
- Jeannette Talarino Flower Award
- Bruce Allen Open Print Award
- First, Second, Third place and Honorable Mention in the “Color” category
- First, Second, Third place and Honorable Mention in the “Monochrome” category
- People’s Choice Award (as voted by visitors)
View the 2016 winning images by clicking here!