UOV Camera Club names winners

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio – The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club has announced the winners for the July monthly competition in prints.

The winners for the topic of the month, “Light Painting,” were Angela McClain, first place; Stephen Mihopulos, second place; and Sam Rees, third place. The winners for the open category included Karen Felix, first place; Claudia Norris, second place; and Connie Koniski, third place. For special effects, the winners were Dave Rees, first place; McClain, second place; and Sam Rees, third place. The winning photos can be seen at the Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club Facebook page.

There was no slide competition held in July. July has concluded the 2013-2014 competition season which began last October. In the fall, the Photographers of the Year in prints and slides will be announced.

At the meeting, Karen Tindor collected pictures from club members to submit for possible publication in the McBane Insurance Co. 2015 calendar.

The camera club held an official opening of a new exhibit on the topic of “Sunsets” at the Mary H. Weir Public Library July 12. The exhibit is outdoors in The Gallery behind the library. The pictures will remain on display through Aug. 12. Members Claudia Norris Taerie Kelly, Karen Felix, Debbie Snider, Barb Momyer, Jodi Russell, Lisa Carte and Diane Bannister are displaying pictures.

On July 13, members Steve and Judy Whiting, Deb and Don Snider, Lisa and Troy Carte, Anissa Wellington and Becky Mihopulos attended a field trip to The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio.

The annual picnic was held July 27 at Two Ridges Presbyterian Church hall and picnic shelter.

The next meeting will be Aug. 19.

For information about the club, call club President Steve Whiting at (740) 546-4497.