S4C Newsletter Report-September 2014


S4C News

S4C stands for “Southern California Council of Camera Clubs.”

For Interclub competition, send me your images and I will meet these deadlines.

For Individual Competitors, mark your calendars and be sure to meet these deadlines.

Oct: Entries open Sept 13th, Close Oct 4th with remote judging Oct 11th.
Nov: Entries open Oct 11th, Close Nov 8th with physical judging Nov 22th.
Dec: Entries open Nov 18th, Close Dec 6th with remote judging Dec 13th.
Jan: Entries open Dec 13th, Close Jan 3rd with remote judging Jan 10th.
Feb: Entries open Jan 17th, Close Feb 7th with remote judging Feb 14th.
Mar: Entries open Feb 14th, Close Mar 7th with remote judging Mar 14th.
Apr: Entries open Mar 14th, Closes Apr 4th with physical judging Apr 11th.
June 6th is the Banquet at Almamsor Court.

Plan Ahead! “The Southern California Council of Camera Clubs bestows honors on individuals who qualify through active participation in a wide variety of photographic and S4C-related activities. The purpose of the honors is to encourage and acknowledge service to S4C and to member clubs. Honors are on the basis of points an applicant has earned in accordance with the point schedule set in out below. Applications must be received by the Honors Committee not later than April 1, each year. It is urged that applications be submitted earlier than this if possible.” The procedures and application can be found at: http://www.s4c-photo.org/honors/honors.html (info taken from S4C website). If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

For S4C Interclub and to participate as an Individual, Everyone MUST have a UEN to enter. If you do not have one, please go to the S4C website and request yours today (just takes about 5 min)! When sending an image, please send me your UEN. If you have any questions about S4C or wish to send me images, please email me at bonniejmatthews@hotmail.com.

Opening of 2014-2015 Competition Year!


S4C News

Dear S4C Entrants:

Hope you have had a great summer and took some fabulous photos! We'll look forward to seeing them during the competition year.

We will open for entries into the October competition on September 10th, if not sooner. The deadline for entry is Saturday, October 4th at 11:59 PM (not a second later ;-)), with the judging to completed by Saturday, October 11th. Judging will be done remotely so there will be no "physical" meeting.

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S4C Report-August 2014


S4C News

I have not been notified of any changes to the competition rules as of this date. We do know there will be changes coming soon.

PSA Council Challenge (S4C) participated

The Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) entered the Photographic Society of America’s (PSA) Council Challenge again in 2014.  Joanne Stolte, FPSA, MPSA, is the S4C Council Rep and chose the entries for this year’s competition.

The Council Challenge was judged this year by the St. Louis Camera Club.

Sue Liberto won an Honorable Mention with her image “Tall Ships” in the Color Digital Section.

Other LPA member’s images entered were the following:
“California Poppy 9801”                  Nan Carder, EPSA
“Sail Away”                                        Holly Peskin

In the Monochrome Digital Section, LPA member images entered were the following:
“Oldest House in Owens Valley”      Pat Ware
“Tiger 7341”                                     Nan Carder, EPSA

S4C was third in the Color Digital Section. Images are selected from the S4C competitions held yearly.

Congratulations to EVERYONE!

For those entering in the AV Fair, if you have winners and for those that feel they have excellent images, please send me your images with your UEN so I can begin the process of entering the LPA in the Inter-club competitions. If you have any questions about S4C, or wish to send my images, please email Bonnie Matthews at S4C@lpaphotography.org.

Bonnie J. Matthews

S4C Board Report-July 2014


S4C News

I have not been notified of any upcoming changes that have been made at that this time.

Even though we are on a break until Oct, please keep those pictures coming to me. Let’s start the 2014-2015 year with a lot of fresh, new images to be considered for Interclub competitions. For S4C Interclub and to participate as an Individual, you MUST have a UEN to enter. If you do not have one, please go to the S4C website and request yours today! The first competition is October 11th with the entry opening Sept 13th and closing Oct 4th.

For those entering in the AV Fair, if you have winners and for those that feel they have excellent images, please send me your images with your UEN so I can begin the process of entering the LPA in the Inter-club competitions. If you have any questions about S4C, or wish to send my images, please email Bonnie Matthews at bonniejmatthews@hotmail.com

Bonnie Matthews

June 2014 S4C Report


S4C News
2013-2014 AWARDS & INSTALLATION BANQUET PRESENTATIONS:
S4C HONORS

Congratulations to Tina Crowe and David Wilkins for receiving their AS4C Honor this year.

Interclub report:

PICTORIAL INTERCLUB COLOR

HI POINTWINNER: SKILL LEVEL A

GOLD- LANCASTER

EOY PICTORIAL INTERCLUB COLOR-SKILL LEVEL- A

Rock Myers    HM            Really_Cool_Car
Douglas Wade    HM            First Desert Snow
Pam Vick    BRONZE        Hall-Of-Time_1140    
Holly Peskin    GOLD             Sail Away

EOY PICTORIAL INTERCLUB COLOR SKILL LEVEL–AA

P. Dale Ware    HM            Brown Pelican Yawning
Susan Liberto     SILVER        Kestrel Food Pass
Susan Liberto     BEST OF SHOW     TALL SHIPS

S4C 2014 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

The Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) 49th International Exhibition of Photography 2014 is now open for entries. There are 14 sections across 5 divisions. Entries close July 12, 2014.  http://www.pcms-photo.org/exhibitions

UEN

For S4C Interclub and to participate as an Individual, you MUST have a UEN to enter. If you do not have one, please go to the S4C website and request yours today (just takes about 5 min)!
When sending an image for Interclub, please send me your UEN. If you have any questions about S4C, the Honors, or wish to send me images, please email me at bonniejmatthews@hotmail.com, or don’t hesitate to call Bonnie Matthews.

 

S4C May 2014 Board Report


S4C News

MINI LESSON ABOUT S4C & CURRENT INFORMATION

INDIVIDUAL:

-LPA is a member of the Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) which also is a member of the Photographic Society of America (PSA). The Council consists of a number of photography clubs. The Council’s primary objective is to conduct photography competitions among member clubs and among individual members of those clubs.

-The Council has chosen to follow PSA guidelines in the conduct of these competitions.

-S4C competitions are held in October, November, December, January, February, March, and April, those months comprising the S4C Competition Year. Competitions are normally judged the second Saturdays of each of those months.

-Except for the Interclub Color Section of the Pictorial Division, all Section Competitions are entered by indi­viduals.

-Each Section is headed by a Section Chair who is responsible for image intake and communication with entrants regarding eligibility of submissions and regarding results.

-The most current definitions can be found on the S4C Competition website at: http://www.pcms-photo.org/s4c_entrants_requirements.html

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S4C April 2014 Board Report


S4C News

The final Interclub competition for the 2013-2014 year will be as held remotely on April 12, 2014.  The entries submitted for  April were: A- William Liberto, Rock Meyers, Douglas Wade, Chris Wilkins, and for AA- Sue Craft, Dwight Franke, Sue Liberto, and Dale P. Ware. Results will be announced on April 15th at the LPA General meeting. Good Luck to all!

S4C will be hosting its Annual Awards & Installation Banquet. This year, it will on Saturday, June 7th at the Almansor Court in Alhambra. This is the banquet where we honor our high points, end of year competition winners - and present award-winning images. We also present S4C Honors to those who have reached new levels for service to S4C and to their home clubs. This is a fun time to celebrate the year and mingle with other photographers from your own and other clubs. So do register now at:  
http://www.pcms-photo.org/banquets/banquet.html

The Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) honors on individuals who qualify through active participation in a wide variety of photographic and S4C-related activities. The purpose of the honors is to encourage and acknowledge service to S4C and to member clubs. Honors are on the basis of points an applicant has earned in accordance with the point schedule set out below. Applications must be received by the Honors Committee not later than May 1, each year. It is urged that applications be submitted earlier than this if possible.
http://www.s4c-photo.org/honors/honors.html

For S4C Interclub and to participate as an Individual, you MUST have a UEN to enter. If you do not have one, please go to the S4C website and request yours today (just takes about 5 min)!
When sending an image for Interclub, please send me your UEN. If you have any questions about S4C, the Honors, or wish to send me images, please email me at bonniejmatthews@hotmail.com, or don’t hesitate to call Bonnie Matthews.
 

S4C Report, March 2014


S4C News

The March S4C Competition was held on March 08, 2014 with a Board meeting, the Delegates meeting was cancelled. The entries submitted for March were: A- Sharna Lee, Wayne Staley, Wes Burchan, Ron Yagi (AWARD), Holly Peskin (HM) and for AA- Diana Edgel, Don Bennett, and Pat Ware.

The final competition this competition year will open on March 15th and close on April 5th with the remote judging to take place on April 12th.

For S4C Interclub and to participate as an Individual, you MUST have a UEN to enter. If you do not have one, please go to the S4C website and request yours today (just takes about 5 min)!

The Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) honors on individuals who qualify through active participation in a wide variety of photographic and S4C-related activities. The purpose of the honors is to encourage and acknowledge service to S4C and to member clubs. Honors are on the basis of points an applicant has earned in accordance with the point schedule set out below. Applications must be received by the Honors Committee not later than May 1, each year. It is urged that applications be submitted earlier than this if possible.

http://www.s4c-photo.org/honors/honors.html

When sending an image, please send me your UEN. If you have any questions about S4C, the Honors, or wish to send me images, please email me at bonniejmatthews@hotmail.com, or don’t hesitate to call Bonnie Matthews.

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