The Coastal Camera Club has announced its top photography awards for 2014: The Print Photograph of the Year, the Digital Photograph of the Year and The Peoples’ Choice Award.
Dick Snyder won The Print Photograph of the Year for his stunning “Diocletian's Palace”; John Roecker won The Digital Photograph of the Year for his photograph of the Towers, “The Sentinels”; and Bob Pilkington won The Peoples’ Choice Award for his beautiful flower photograph, “Bloom.”
Throughout the year, CCC members entered over 300 photographs in the monthly competitions. Of these, more than 50 placed first in the monthly competitions which qualified them to compete for the top awards. These awards were announced during the CCC’s annual year-end awards banquet at Cadbury in Lewes.
Also during this banquet, numerous members were recognized including the Photographer of the Year for the CCC’s Group B, Dick Snyder; the Photographer of the Year for CCC’s Group A, David Ara; and tied for Photographer of the Year for CCC's Masters Group were Ken Arni and Leslie Sinclair. A lisitng of all of the CCC’s 2014 award winners can be found at www.coastalcameraclub.com.
From time to time, the club may bestow their highest honor, the Member for Life designation, on longtime members for their consistent outstanding contributions to the club. This rare and very special award was accorded in 2013 to Tom Fluharty and, most recently, in May 2014, to Carolyn Trout.
The Coastal Camera Club is dedicated to promoting an interest in photography and enhancing the skills of members through learning and sharing of photographic knowledge and experiences. Guests are always welcome to visit the CCC meetings and competitions at the Cadbury at Lewes retirement community, 17028 Cadbury Circle, Lewes. Programs by renowned speakers are held on the second Wednesday of each month and competitions are held on the fourth Wednesday.