Sun Lakes Camera Club (SLCC) is the largest camera club in the Southeast Valley. Our members share an interest in photography that reaches beyond the casual snapshot. We appreciate the power and beauty of a great photo and share tips and constructive critiques to improve our images. We welcome all shooting styles and levels of experience. (February Banner Photo by Burt Williams. "Lake George")
The slideshow reflects the images from our February 2018 Competition . (Click on the large image for full screen view, wait for images to load and then use back/forward arrow to view images. 2017-2018 Rotating Subject and Techniques and 2018-2019 Rotating Subject and Techniques have been released by Wayne Divoky, our Competition Chair.
Our next General Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 1st from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club. Guests are always welcome!
Our guest speaker will be Larry Olsen: “Why did I take that picture”.
Graduated New York Institute of Photography
President (and all officer positions) of the Phoenix Camera Club
Created and taught the Phoenix Camera Club's Education & Lightroom Special Interest Group (SIG) for 5 years
Created and teach the Photographers Guild of Arizona (a photographic education club)
Judged many photo contests for the ACCC (Grand Canyon Salon) and the Phoenix Camera Club
Received numerous awards for photos entered in various photo competitions.
Personal consulting on photographic and computer issues.
Our next Competition Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 15 th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club. Guests are always welcome!
March 2018 Rotating Subject: Photojournalism. A Photojournalism image consists of an image with informative content and emotional impact, including human interest, documentary and spot news. The journalistic value of the photograph shall be considered over pictorial quality. In the interest of credibility, photographs which misrepresent the truth, such as manipulation to alter the subject matter, or situations which are set up for the purpose of photography, are unacceptable in Photojournalism. The image may be color or monochrome.
March 2018 Special Techniques: Creative. A Creative image presents a subject in an "Altered Reality." The image must obviously display a change in natural color, form, shape, or any combination of three.
ACCC Spring 2018 Round Up Flyer Link
Congratulations to all the ACCC 2017 Fall Round up award-winning recipients from our club!
As a whole, the club did well with 4 ea. individuals placings, 28 ea. honorable mentions and 58 ea. acceptances.
Here are the members who placed:
Mac Davey. 1st place. Print: Mono-Natural for a "Mother's Warmth".
Nancy Thoma. 2nd place. Projected Image: Creative for "Moon Beam".
Raul Lopez. 2nd place. Project Image: Rotating for "Panther Creek".
Janet Ballard. 3rd place. Print: Mono-Natural for "Arctic Fox Tucking In".
A spreadsheet is attached depicting all club members who participated and their respective awards.
There is also a new gallery, 2017 Fall ACCC Round Up, for those members who wish to post their winning photos!
Nancy Thoma. 2nd place. Jan Ballard. 3 rd place. Raul Lopez. 2nd place.
Projected Image: Creative for "Moon Beam" Print Mono-Natural for "Arctic Fox Tucking In" Project Image: Rotating for "Panther Creek"