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Who We Are

                      
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The Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association is a group of dedicated photographers both amateur and professional that meets monthly to learn about photography and share images. Our members are from Santa Clarita and adjoining communities. Besides our monthly meetings the group takes field trips such as the Death Valley excursion, the Cambria excursion and participates in expositions at the Valencia Town Center and City Hall. Print and digital image competitions are held at least twice a year. The majority of our members are amateurs at all skill levels of photography however some members belong to the Professional Photographers of America, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, and other organizations.Whether you are just starting out with your first camera or are a seasoned professional, SCVPA has much to offer.

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:45pm until 9:00pm (or so.)

We meet at:
         Sierra Hills Clubhouse
         28616 Kenroy Ave.
         Canyon Country, Ca. 91387
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2022 Photo Collection



Slideshow
On Location - Old Pasadena
 
This slideshow shows the images from the Old Town Pasadena On Location for June

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President's Message


Spring Digital Image Competition

We held our Spring Digital Image Competition last night, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 and Lou Cifelli came away with Best Of Show honors with his image titled “Mandarine Drake” which was entered in the “Dateless” category. “Dateless” is a new category where the two year limit does not apply. Our competitions are limited to a two year period (two years from the date of the competition), “Dateless” was made in order for our members to enter an image made more than two years ago. 

We had 41 images in 7 categories, of the 41 images 23 of them scored an 80 (Merit) or above. That is a whopping 57 percent! Which is awesome! We also have two divisions, Novice and Masters. 

In the Novice Division Jayme Thomas took first place in the Animals category with her image titled “Pollinator” which scored an 81 (merit). 

JD Webb took first place honors in the Architectural category with his image titled “Spooky” which scored an 80 (merit)

JD Webb also took first place honors in the Landscape category with his image titled “Camden” which scored an 82 (merit) and Andrew Lewis took second with his image titled “Huntington Beach Sunset” which scored an 80 (merit). 

First time entrant Tony Berru took first place honors in the Photojournalism category with his image titled “What Rules?” Which scored an 81 (merit) and he also took second place with his image titled “Hosed” which scored an 80 (merit). 

Second place finisher in the Animals category was Bettina McClintock for her image titled “Incoming” which scored a 78 (above average), Jayme Thomas took third with her image titled “Mating Season” which scored 77.67 (78). 

Bettina McClintock also received third place honors in the Landscape category with her image titled “Gold Wall Trail” which scored a 77 (above average). 

Bettina McClintock, Jayme Thomas and Nancy Gallardo took 1st, 2nd and 3rd (in that order) in the Nature category. McClintock’s image “Busy Little Bee” scored 77.33 (77), Thomas’ image “Summer Drought” scored 76.67 (77) and our newest member Nancy Gallardo’s image “Busy Bee” scored 75 (all scores were rated above average). 

Andrew Lewis received first place honors in the Portrait category with his image titled “Thalia In A Tree” which scored a 78 (above average). 

In the Dateless category JD Webb scored an 84 (1st place, merit) with his image titled “Chimp” and Tony Berru scored an 82 (2nd place, merit) with his image titled “King of the World”.

Masters Division

In the Animals category Lou Cifelli took first place honors with his image titled “Pelicans” which scored an 85 (1st place, Merit, Judges Choice award). 

Henri Lajer scored an 82 (2nd place, Merit) for his image titled “Great Horned Owl” and third place honors went to both Dennis Goff “Lovely Pillow” and Chris Hoefflin “Pretty in Pink” both scored an 80 (3rd place tie, Merit). 

In the Architectural category Mel Carll received first place honors for his image titled “Curves” (80, Merit) and Jeff Barlow took second with his image titled “Along Route 66” which scored a 79 (above average). 

In the Fine Art category Dennis Goff took first place honors with his image titled “Good Morning Sunshine” which scored an 85 (Excellent), Kevin Karzin took second place with his image titled “Berries and Glass” which scored 82 (Merit) and Chris Hoefflin received third with his image titled “Where Are The Clowns” which scored 81 (Merit). 

In the Landscape category Mel Carll received first place honors with his image titled “Lonely Tree” which scored 80 (Merit). Dusty Stiles received both 2nd and 3rd place awards for his images “Hills” (79, above average), and “Shore” (78, above average). 

In the Nature category Henri Lajer blew everyone away with his image “White Roses” which scored an 86 (Excellent, plus a Judges Choice Award). Dusty Stiles took second with his image “Surfaces” which scored a 78 (above average). 

In the Photojournalism category Kevin Karzin received first place honors with his image titled “A Show For The Queen” which scored an 81 (Merit). Jeff Barlow received second place with his image “Contemplation” which scored a 78 (above average). 

Kevin Karzin also took first place in the Portrait category with his image titled “Still Rocking After All These Years” which scored an 83 (Merit). 

The Dateless category is the only category where every entry scored an 80 or above Lou Cifelli scored a 96 (Exceptional) with his image titled “Mandarine Drake” this was also the Best Of Show winner!! 

Chris Hoefflin took second place with his image titled “Hear Me Roar” which scored an 82 (Merit) and Dennis Goff took third with his image titled “Environmental Portrait” that scored an 81 (Merit). 

Again congratulations to all winners! Awesome work by all! 

Kevin


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