Monthly Archives: October 2015

Boston Harbor Schooner - © 2015 Dave Thompsen

Boston Harbor Schooner – © 2015 Dave Thompsen

The public is invited to view our SCC Print Exhibition at the Portsmouth Public Library during the month of November.

This is a wonderful opportunity to view the diverse talents of members of the Seacoast Camera Club, which serves photographers of all abilities from  New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. We twice per month in Portsmouth to share our photographic techniques and images.

We are holding a public reception for our exhibition Tuesday November 10th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Photographers from the club will be there to discuss their works. Club President Dave Thompsen will also give a brief talk titled “Introduction to Photography” which explains basic camera techniques and composition strategies for improving your photographs.

The library is located at 175 Parrott Ave in Portsmouth, NH. The exhibit is in the Levenson Room which is to the left as you walk into the main lobby. See the library’s website at cityofportsmouth.com/library or call their main desk at 603-427-1540 for directions and hours.

Posted on: October 28, 2015 | Author: David Thompsen
Categories: Bulletins

SCC members will be holding their print competition Tuesday Oct 27th 6:00 PM at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth, NH. Members are encouraged to bring up to 5 framed prints (any size) and 1 unframed, unmatted print (max size 8-1/2 x 11) . The framed works will be exhibited at the Portsmouth Library this November. For more information, see the Print Exhibition event listing. As always, the public is welcome to attend.

Posted on: October 26, 2015 | Author: David Thompsen
Categories: Competitions
Courtesy of Peter Christoph (peterchristoph.com)

Courtesy of Peter Christoph (peterchristoph.com)

The Seacoast Camera Club is pleased to announce that Peter Christoph, a well regarded wildlife photographer, will be giving a special presentation on bird photography on Tuesday, Oct 13th, at the Urban Forestry Center, Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH. This event is free and open to the public.

Peter is a full time wildlife photographer, speaker and author from Lancaster, MA, who specializes in bird photography. He is a frequent speaker at libraries, schools, camera clubs as well as the Mass Audubon and the AMC.  His passion for capturing birds in their natural habitat, his technical excellence, and his artistic vision are evident in his compelling images. He has been published in several magazines and has won numerous national and international awards.   Peter will be sharing some of his images as well as giving us tips on how we can improve our photography of birds.

We hope you can join us for this special evening. Meeting starts at 6:00 PM and the presentation at 6:15 PM. The meeting ends at 8:00.

Posted on: October 5, 2015 | Author: David Thompsen
Categories: Meetings

Congratulations to the following members for their top-4 placement in our local NECCC photo competition held Sept 22nd:

Pictorial

1 (tie) – Nancy Wilkinson – Chickadee
1 (tie) – Elaine Franklin – Sunset Glow
2 (tie) – Dave Thompsen – Unloading the Salt
2 (tie) – Tom Lavoie – Cape Cod Path

Nature

1 – Lydia Williams – From Behind
2 – Paul Hopkins – Rhodora #159
3 (tie) – Renee Giffroy – Peek a Boo
3 (tie) – Nancy Wilkinson – Mount Chocorua

Posted on: October 5, 2015 | Author: David Thompsen
Categories: Bulletins