2015 Annual Competition & Exhibit May 23 – June 18

The Flagpole Photographers Camera Club is pleased to announce their 2015 Annual Competition and Exhibit. It will run from May 23 – June 18 at the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown, CT. An Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, May 31st , from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Olga Knoepke Memorial Room at the library. Nearly 100 wonderful photographs by local artists will be on display, so please stop by to view the “best of the best”.2015-Annual-Show_PRINT_Info-_Annual-Show-Poster
The Opening Reception will allow visitors to meet the photographers and hear the stories behind their images. Enjoy complementary food and beverages while viewing each print. All visitors can participate in the festivities by voting for their favorite photograph. The winner of this vote will be presented with the “People’s Choice Award”. Following the Opening Reception, all prints will remain on display until June 18th.

Click to see this years: photographs on exhibit

Flagpole Photographers is a local non-profit group that enables members to share their images and expertise, to learn and grow in their photography, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow photographers. We come from diverse backgrounds, with photographic skills ranging from beginning novices to professional photographers. Our season runs annually September through June. We hold monthly competitions and monthly hands on learning programs. All dates, assigned subjects, and programs are included in the schedule on our website calendar. Every Spring, we hold our Annual Competition and Exhibit at the library, where Photographs of the Year Awards are designated.

Photographs will be on display at the C. H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, Newtown, CT, from May 23 to June 18. The exhibit is open during regular library hours: Mon-Thr 9:30-8, Fri 11-5, Sat 9:30-5 and Sun 12-5.

Please vote for the “People’s Choice” award at the Sunday, May 31, Opening Reception.

On May 31 regional judges will award the following:

  • Judges’ Best in Show
  • Dave Kriger Nature Award – which will be placed on permanent display at the library
  • Jeannette Talarino Flower Award
  • Bruce Allen Open Print Award
  • First, Second, Third place and Honorable Mention in the “Color” category
  • First, Second, Third place and Honorable Mention in the “Monochrome” category
  • People’s Choice Award (as voted by visitors)

Click here for everything you need to know about entering your photographs.

Photographs on exhibit