New England Camera Club Council Conference

Flagpole members once again enjoyed the New England Camera Club Council’s annual conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst July 15-17. In addition to attending 3 days of classes taught by some of the best photographers in the country, many hands-on photo opportunities were also available. In addition to models and photo setups, conference attendees were also treated to a performance by Wheels-N-Motion who put on a BMX Bicycle Stunt Show.

Group Photo

Flagpole Photographers join with the Candlewood Camera Club socializing at NECCC

Congratulations goes out to two Flagpole club members who earned special recognition for their images at the conference. Rick Tyrseck was presented with the Judge’s Choice Award for his photo “Sunflower” in the 2016 NECCC Projected Image Competition and also received the Connecticut Association of Photographers Best Color Seascape Print Award for his photo “Dunescape.” He also received the Judge’s Choice Honor Award for his “Misty Morning” black and white print. Fellow club member, Darrell Harrington, was the runner up in the NECCC Sigma Showcase Photo Contest with his digital image of “Never Forget.” Harrington also was awarded a Judge’s Choice Honor Award for his black and white print of “Gotham City.”


Rick Tyrseck’s “Sunflower” – Judge’s Choice Award 2016 NECCC Projected Images

Rick's NECCC Seascape

Rick Tyrseck’s “Dunescape” – CAP Best Color Seascape Print


Rick Tyrseck’s “Misty Morning” – Judge’s Choice Honor Award


Darrell Harrington’s “Never Forget” – Runner up NECCC Sigma Showcase Photo Contest

NECCC Event, Team, Competition

Darrell Harrington holding his photo of “Gotham City” – Judge’s Choice Honor Award

NECCC Event, Team, Competition
Flagpole Photographers waiting to hear NECCC keynote speaker, Art Wolfe
NECCC Event, Team, Competition
Flagpole members eating at the dining hall at UMass Amherst during NECCC
NECCC Models Indoor
One of the models at NECCC
NECCC Photo-Ops
One of the photo setups at NECCC
NECCC BMX Stunt Jumpers
NECCC BMX Stunt Jumper by Wheels-N-Motion