2021–2022 YEAR-END COMPETITION AWARDS

The year of Covid-19.  All awards were presented remotely at our year-end event.

Accumulated Points Awards

Every month many of our members compete in assignments and open categories.  These are the 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-place winners after 9 months of rigorous competition.  A minimum of 30 points is required for each award.

Accumulated points award winners from previous years can be found in the summer issues of the Lens and Eye.

Prints

Intermediate Prints

Place
Points
Name
3rd Place
42 points
Steven Frahm
2nd Place
50 points
Kay Norvell
1st Place
67 points
Peter Dunner

Advanced Prints

Place
Points
Person
3rd Place
44 points
Nikos Zacharakis
2nd Place
50 points
Stan Collyer
1st Place
68 points
Bill Seelig

Print Photographer of the Year
Bill Seelig

Bill Seelig, "Sun Goddess"
Bill Seelig, "Sun Goddess"

2022 Print Photographer of the Year

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Bill Seelig, "The Visitor"
Bill Seelig, "The Visitor"

2022 Print Photographer of the Year

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Bill Seelig, "Hang In There"
Bill Seelig, "Hang In There"

2022 Print Photographer of the Year

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Bill Seelig, "Sun Goddess"
Bill Seelig, "Sun Goddess"

2022 Print Photographer of the Year

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Electronic Images

Novice Electronic

Place
Points
Person
3rd Place
53 points
Maude Svensson
2nd Place
63 points
Larry Brauer
1st Place
68 points
Erico Silva

Intermediate Electronic

Place
Points
Person
3rd Place tie
42 points
Karen Finkelman
3rd Place tie
42 points
Lorraine Chickering
2nd Place
68 points
Sue Guy
1st Place
73 points
Don Tobin

Advanced Electronic

Place
Points
Person
3rd Place tie
46 points
Kent Mason
3rd Place tie
46 points
Robert Barkin
2nd Place
64 points
Toni Robinson
1st Place
78 points
Riquing Pamboukian

Electronic Photographer of the Year
Riquing Pamboukian

Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Apollo 11 Projection"
Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Apollo 11 Projection"

2022 Electronic Photographer of the Year

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Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Woman from Darkness"
Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Woman from Darkness"

2022 Electronic Photographer of the Year

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Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Crashing Waves"
Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Crashing Waves"

2022 Electronic Photographer of the Year

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Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Apollo 11 Projection"
Ruiqing Pamboukian, "Apollo 11 Projection"

2022 Electronic Photographer of the Year

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Top Ten Prints of the Year

(Juried)

For our print competitors, we collect all the prints that have won awards during the program year. A three- judge jury of highly-qualified, non-competing club members selects the Top 10 Prints of the Year, designating one as Print of the Year.

In no particular order:

Steven Frahm
"Banana Vendor"
Bruce Cyr
"Noctua CPU Cooler"
Bill Seelig
"Bubble Action"
Tammy Trocki
"Medusa Dancing"
Rich Chitty
"Ebbing Dreams"
Tammy Trocki
"Accordion Player"
Kathryn Mohrman
"Cowboy"
David Terao
"Ballet Reflection"
Rich Chitty
"Tranquil Return"
1st
Dick Pelroy
"Flamingos Tanzania"
Dick Pelroy, "Flamingos Tanzania"
Dick Pelroy, "Flamingos Tanzania"

2022 Print Image of the Year

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Bruce Cyr, "Noctua CPU Cooler"
Bruce Cyr, "Noctua CPU Cooler"

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Rich Chitty, "Tranquil Return"
Rich Chitty, "Tranquil Return"

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Dick Pelroy, "Flamingos Tanzania"
Dick Pelroy, "Flamingos Tanzania"

2022 Print Image of the Year

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Top Ten Electronic Images of the Year
(Members Choice)

We encourage our membership to vote in the Members Choice for their 20 favorite images (This year there were 225 winning electronic images.)  The ten images with the highest number of votes are the “Top Ten Electronic Image” winners, and the image with the highest number of votes is the “Electronic Image of the Year."

10th
Karen Finkelman
"Brooklyn Bridge"
7th
Toni Robinson
"Landing Zone"
7th
Toni Robinson
"Final Prayer"
7th
Joanne Mars
"Lamp Light"
4th
Ruiqing Pamboukian
"Toadstool Hoodoo Night Sky"
4th
Chet Stein
"Love Nest"
4th
Sue Guy
"Penguin Pair"
3rd
Ruiqing Pamboukian
"Sunset Rialto Beach"
2nd
Steve Parker
"Autumn Morning Fog"
1st
Toni Robinson
"Seneca Golddust"
Toni Robinson, "Seneca Golddust"
Toni Robinson, "Seneca Golddust"

2022 Electronic Image of the Year

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Steve Parker, "Autumn Morning Fog"
Steve Parker, "Autumn Morning Fog"

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Karen Finkelman, "Brooklyn Bridge"
Karen Finkelman, "Brooklyn Bridge"

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Toni Robinson, "Seneca Golddust"
Toni Robinson, "Seneca Golddust"

2022 Electronic Image of the Year

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Star Awards

For those members who compete in the advanced level, regardless of category, points are collected across however many years they have competed.  For every 100 points acquired, a “Star Award” is granted, and those members are honored at our annual year-end awards event. 

The following members have reached newly achieved levels of advanced points and thus a new Star on their cap.           

Stars
Points
Recipient
1 Star
114
Larry Mars
121
James Corbett
130
Robert Barkin
133
Toni Robinson
2 Stars
202
John Willis
207
Nikos Zacharakis
218
Tammy Trocki
5 Stars
502
John Norvell
509
Bruce Davis
542
Stan Collyer
6 Stars
636
Lester LaForce
7 Stars
722
Dick Pelroy
Special Recognition
1500
Kent Mason