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Future events

    • Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Sparta Ambulance Building

    Holiday Party

    December, 11, 2019 7:00

    HOLIDAY PARTY

    Wednesday, December 11  7:00pm

    Sparta Ambulance Building

    14 Sparta Ave. Sparta, NJ


    Food
    The Sparta Camera Club celebrates the holidays with our annual holiday party.  The potluck dinner takes place on December 11th beginning at 7:00 pm.  Please let Pam Raynor know  via email (pamraynor@yahoo.com) what you are bringing. We need  volunteers to help with the set-up and ask everyone to pitch-in with the clean-up.

    Facebook Contest
    This year’s holiday event includes a Facebook header competition.  The  winners will have their work displayed on the Sparta Camera Clubs Facebook page for one month..  Entries should have a strong central elements and a landscape orientation.  Facebook headers have a long narrow shape. (They are twice as long as they are wide) Each member may submit up to three photos via PhotoContestPro.  http://www.photocontestpro.com.   If you need help with sizing the photos please contact us at info@spartacamearclub.org .  Members will select the winning photos.  The deadline for entires is Dec 9th.

    Bring two 4X6” photos
    We have a new activity planned this year.  Bring in two identical 4X6” prints.  Sign the back of the prints.



    Equipment Exchange/Sale

    Equipment Exchange
There will be an equipment exchange/sale at the party.   If you would like to participate, bring in a  photography equipment or supplies that you would like to exchange or sell.  Make sure the equipment is clearly labeled.





    • Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • Sparta Ambulance Building

    Through A Photographer’s Eye: Hosted by Clarke Warren

    Wednesday, January 8 -  7:30 PM

    Sparta Ambulance Building, 14 Sparta Ave, Sparta, NJ


    Individual stye is a hallmark of the photographers of the Sparta Camera Club.  Clake Warren’s "Through a Photographer’s Eye" talks to our master photographers,  Bonnie McCaffery, Steve Firmender, Mary Fettes, Bob Kochenthal  and Virginia Kolstad, about their unique individual styles. Each of these photographers have a unique approach to incorporating unique perspectives in the photos and the utilization of a variety of post processing techniques.  The unique uses of color, composition,  light, post processing and imagination hallmark the work of these photographers. The photographers discuss how they arrived at their approach to photography. 


    Clarke Warren is a  commercial photographer since 1975. Award winning photographer, mentor, competition judge. Still Life and lighting expert.



Past events

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Christy Graham: What is a Composite
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 Photo EXPO XXXV -- Judging the Entries
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 In Person Photo Drop for EXPO XXXV
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Black and White Photography - Marv Kaminsky
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 Matting Workshop
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Photoshop & Lightroom with John Scalara
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Focus on New Jersey
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 SCC Business Meeting
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Digital Image of the Year Competition
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 Long Exposure/Night Photography
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Depth of Field with Mike Tracy
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Old Buildings Competition
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Photo History and Preservation
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Camera Night
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Mirrors, Glass and Windows Competition
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Nature and Wildlife Photography
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Discussion and Instructions
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 Street Candids -- Doug Bates
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 Photography on the Streets
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Holiday Party
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Liz Sutula, Photographing Europe
Sunday, November 18, 2018 EXPO XXXIV Photo Exhibit and Sale
Saturday, November 17, 2018 Reception Photo EXPO XXXIV
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Judging EXPO XXXIV
Thursday, November 01, 2018 EXPO Photo Check-in
Sunday, October 14, 2018 Car Show Sparta Historical Society
Saturday, October 13, 2018 Exhibit/Sale at Sussex County Harvest, Honey & Garlic Festival
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Printing, Matting and Framing
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Carmin Romanelli — Sports Photography
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Summer Photography
Friday, August 31, 2018 2018 Photo Book
Saturday, July 28, 2018 Sparta Camera Club Summer Picnic-Cancelled
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Business Meeting
Monday, June 11, 2018 Milky Way Photography
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Print of the Year
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Hello Baby, Photographing Babies and Children
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 How To Improve Your Scores In Photo Competition
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Monochrome Photography Critique Discussion
Sunday, April 01, 2018 2018 Photo Book
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Mobile Phone Photography Critique/Discussion
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Monochrome Photography -- Arik Groban
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Cell Phone Photography
Sunday, February 25, 2018 Andover Farmers Market
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Still Life Competition
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Creating Art With Your Camera
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Holiday Close-up Macro Discussions
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Holiday Party
Sunday, November 19, 2017 EXPO XXXIII
Saturday, November 18, 2017 EXPO XXXIII
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Expo XXXIII Judging
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Expo Drop-off at Ambulance Building
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Step By Step Photo Editing
Sunday, October 22, 2017 Classic Car Show at the Sparta Historical Society
Sunday, October 22, 2017 Photograph Classic Cars
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Milky Way Photography
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 The Art of Flower Photography
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Pick and Process
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Photographing the Milky Way (Weather and Sky Dependent)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Landscape Discussion/Critique
Saturday, August 26, 2017 Glider Photography
Friday, July 21, 2017 Photographing the Milky Way -- Cancelled
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Business Meeting
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Thursday Evening Photography at Van Kirk
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Photograph of the Year
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Saturday Morning Photography at Van Kirk
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Photojournalism: Dan Freel New Jersey Herald's Photographer
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Master Photographers Share Their Secrets
Friday, April 21, 2017 Friday Afternoon Photography at Van Kirk
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Monochrome: A Critique
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Evening Photography at Van Kirk
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Ask an Expert, Photoshop: John Scalara
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Evening Photography at Van Kirk
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Competition -- Food Photography
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Looking at Black & White Photography With Gary LoFranco
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 Food Photography
Monday, January 30, 2017 Evening Photography at Van Kirk Homestead
Sunday, January 15, 2017 Photography at Van Kirk Homestead
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Critique -- Soft
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Holiday Party
Sunday, December 11, 2016 EXPO XXXII
Saturday, December 10, 2016 Art Etc 2016 Holiday Group Show
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 Route 94 Critique and Matting workshop
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Composition -- David DesRoche
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Shadows: A Competition
Saturday, October 08, 2016 Honey and Garlic Festival
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 I Am A Judge And This Is What I Look For
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 What I Did This Summer: Sharing Our Summer Experiences
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Sparta Camera Club Picnic
Saturday, July 09, 2016 Chinatown, Field Trip and Workshop CANCELLED
Saturday, June 18, 2016 Field Trip to the NYC Skyline
Monday, June 13, 2016 Final Meeting of Year
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Print/Digital Image of the Year Competition
Sunday, May 22, 2016 Presby Iris Gardens
Saturday, May 21, 2016 Sussex Fire Department Rodeo
Saturday, May 14, 2016 Tinicum Polo Game Field Trip
Monday, May 09, 2016 Members Panel Discussion
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Light Competition
Monday, April 11, 2016 Submit Photos Not In My Comfort Zone & Photo Flea Market
Saturday, April 09, 2016 Cancelled Spring Blossoms, Gardens and NatureCancelled
Monday, April 04, 2016 SCC Annual Photobook Pre-Orders
Friday, April 01, 2016 Ordering an SCC T-shirt for SCC Members
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Dr. Phil Echo: Nature Photography
Sunday, March 20, 2016 PEEC Black and White - Field Trip
Monday, March 14, 2016 Monday March 14 at 7:30 pm Learning To See Light and HDR
Saturday, February 27, 2016 Eastern State Penitentiary Trip
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Learning to See, Control and Create Light
Monday, February 08, 2016 Feb 8th Nature Photography: Dr. Phil Echo
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Motion Competition Wed. Jan 27
Monday, January 11, 2016 MEETING
Saturday, December 19, 2015 Field Trip to the Mark Ford Training Center
Monday, December 14, 2015 Holiday Party
Saturday, December 05, 2015 Field Trip to Millbrook Village
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Camera Club Meeting
Sunday, November 22, 2015 EXPO XXXl Artist Receptions
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 EXPO XXXl Judging
Monday, November 09, 2015 Expo XXXl In-Person Drop Of
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 Meeting November 4, 2015
Monday, October 12, 2015 Regular Meeting Oct 12 at 7:30. Cropping and Hidden Lake
Saturday, October 10, 2015 Field Trip - Hidden Lake Fall Foliage at Dawn
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 SCC Meeting Announcement: What I Learned Over the Summer
Saturday, July 18, 2015 Summer Picnic
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 2015 Annual Business Meeting
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Image of the Year - Open Theme
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 SCC Meeting Announcement: "Putting Yourself Out There" An Evening with Paul Michael Kane
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Monday, May 04, 2015 SCC Annual Photobook Pre-Orders
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Competition "Minimalism"
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 SCC Regular Meeting: "Camera Night"
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 SCC Field Trip: Macy's Flower Show Spring 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Critique "Night Shots"
Saturday, March 21, 2015 NJFCC's Photorama 2015 - The 5 Ps of Photography
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 SCC Regular Meeting Announcment: Color Management
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Competition "Water"
Sunday, February 22, 2015 SCC Field Trip: Eagle Institute
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Ordering an SCC T-shirt for SCC Members
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 SCC Meeting Announcement: Ron Wyatt
Monday, February 02, 2015 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Critique "HDR Images"
Monday, January 19, 2015 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Training Video Night and Discussion
Monday, January 05, 2015 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Monday, December 15, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Club Holiday Party
Friday, December 05, 2014 EXPO XXX Exhibit at the Sussex County Judicial Center
Monday, December 01, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting: Happy Thanksgiving!! - NO Meeting
Saturday, November 22, 2014 EXPO XXX Exhibition and Reception Weekend
Saturday, November 22, 2014 EXPO XXX Exhibition and Reception Weekend
Monday, November 17, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 SCC Regular Club Meeting: "Expo XXX Judging"
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 SCC EXPO Check-in
Monday, November 03, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Monday, October 20, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Saturday, October 11, 2014 SCC Exhibition At Sussex County Honey and Harvest Festival
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting Announcement: Panel Discussion: Q&A
Monday, October 06, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting Announcement: Software PhotoContest Pro and General Q&A
Monday, September 15, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting Announcement: "What I learned this Summer"
Sunday, September 07, 2014 SCAHC's 2nd Annual Festival of Art
Saturday, August 30, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Grounds For Sculpture
Saturday, July 19, 2014 SCC Annual Picnic
Sunday, July 13, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Space Farms Zoo & Museum
Friday, July 11, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Manhattan Henge
Saturday, June 28, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Poi Dancing - aka Fire Spinning
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Annual Business Meeting
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 SCC Summer Picnic
Monday, June 02, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Sunday, June 01, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Presby Memorial Iris Gardens - RESCHEDULED
Thursday, May 29, 2014 Ordering an SCC T-shirt for SCC Members
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting Announcement: "Print of the Year" Competition
Monday, May 19, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting Announcment: Color Management
Monday, May 05, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Sunday, May 04, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Sandy Hook and the Historic Twin Lighthouses
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Critique "Patriotic"
Monday, April 21, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Saturday, April 19, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Branch Brook Park - Cherry Blossoms
Saturday, April 12, 2014 SCC Field Trip: Duke Farms
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 SCC Meeting Announcement: Lens Filters
Monday, April 07, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting: Portraiture
Monday, March 17, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting: Motion Competition
Monday, March 03, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting: Breakout Sessions
Monday, February 17, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 SCC Regular Club Meeting: Critique "Patterns"
Monday, February 03, 2014 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting Announcment: Workflow and Post-Production Processing
Monday, January 20, 2014 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 SCC Regular Meeting: Holiday Competition
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 SCC Regular Meeting: Happy Holidays!! - NO Meeting
Monday, December 16, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 SCC Regular Meeting: Club Holiday Party
Monday, December 02, 2013 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Monday, December 02, 2013 EXPO XXIX Exhibit at the Sussex County Judicial Center
Saturday, November 30, 2013 SCC Field Trip: Photographing the NYC Skyline at Night
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 SCC Regular Meeting: Happy Thanksgiving!! - NO Meeting
Saturday, November 23, 2013 EXPO XXIX Exhibition and Reception Weekend
Monday, November 18, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SCC Regular Meeting: Cemetaryscapes Competition
Sunday, November 10, 2013 Lafayette 1828 Cemetery Fieldtrip
Monday, November 04, 2013 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Users Group
Saturday, November 02, 2013 SCC Workshop and Field Trip: Introduction to Star Photography
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Regular Club Meeting: "Expo XXIX Judging"
Monday, October 21, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Sunday, October 13, 2013 SCC Field Trip: Childs Park Changed to Shohola Falls
Saturday, October 12, 2013 SCC Exhibition At Sussex County Honey and Harvest Festival
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 Regular Club Meeting: Presentation "What Did I Do Wrong"
Monday, October 07, 2013 EXPO Preparation Workshop
Monday, October 07, 2013 Photoshop Elements and Photoshop User Group
Sunday, October 06, 2013 SCC Field trip: NYC Botanical Gardens - "The Haunted Pumpkin Garden"
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Regular Club Meeting: Critique "This is Me"
Saturday, September 21, 2013 Full Day of EXPO Workshops
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Regular Club Meeting: Welcome Back
Saturday, September 07, 2013 SCC Field Trip: Green Valley Farms 3rd Annual Professional Rodeo
Friday, September 06, 2013 SCC Field Trip: Fashion Week Trip to Lincoln Center
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 SCC Field Trip: Sunflowers
Saturday, August 24, 2013 Wharton Canal Day Fireworks Display
Saturday, August 10, 2013 SCC Summer Picnic
Saturday, July 20, 2013 Fire Spinning Photography
Friday, July 12, 2013 Manhattan Henge - CANCELLED COMPLETELY FOR 2013
Sunday, July 07, 2013 Photographing the Lake Mohawk Ski Hawks
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Sparta Camera Club Meeting: "Print of the Year" competition
Monday, May 20, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 SCC Club Meeting: Portrait Photography Workshop hosted by Cory DiBiase
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Lighting and Histograms Workshop
Saturday, April 27, 2013 Antique Fire Apparatus Field Trip
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 "Pick A Color" Competition: BLUE
Sunday, April 21, 2013 Revolutionary War Encampment at Jockey Hollow Field Trip
Monday, April 15, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Sunday, April 14, 2013 ESSEX COUNTY CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Field Trip
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Sparta Camera Club Meeting: Marketing or Presenting Your Photography
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Beyond Basics Workshop
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Street Photography Competition
Monday, March 18, 2013 CANCELED - LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 SPARTA CAMERA CLUB MEETING: CAMERA NIGHT
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 POSTPONED - Beyond Basics Workshop
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Expo print pick up
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Critique: Cityscape
Sunday, February 24, 2013 Hands-On Macro Workshop
Monday, February 18, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Presenter: Dwight Hiscano - Nature/Wildlife Photographer
Monday, February 11, 2013 Basic Digital Workshop
Sunday, February 10, 2013 Abandoned Farms & Barns in Pennsylvania
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Competition: Weather
Monday, January 21, 2013 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Sunday, January 20, 2013 EXPO Exhibition and Reception
Wednesday, January 09, 2013 EXPO judging
Monday, January 07, 2013 EXPO Check In
Saturday, January 05, 2013 EXPO Open Photography Competition and Exhibition - CLOSING DAY FOR ENTRIES
Saturday, December 15, 2012 A Great Nature Photography Workshop AND Night Photography of the New York City Skyline
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Club Holiday Party
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Club Meeting - Movie Night
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 EXPO Exhibit in Public Gallery
Monday, November 19, 2012 SCC Member Exhibit - Sussex County Judicial Center
Sunday, November 18, 2012 EXPO Reception and Exhibit
Saturday, November 17, 2012 EXPO exhibit set up
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 EXPO Judging
Monday, November 05, 2012 EXPO - Check In - club members may bring their prints directly to Check In - up to 7 PM.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Club Meeting - Antiques and Junk Competition
Thursday, October 18, 2012 What is EXPO and How Do I Enter?
Saturday, October 13, 2012 Sussex County Harvest and Honey Festival
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Club Meeting - Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture
Saturday, October 06, 2012 FIELD TRIP - Millbrook Village Annual Fall Festival
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 LIGHTROOM USERS GROUP MEETING
Sunday, September 30, 2012 FIELD TRIP: Abandoned Farms and Barns in PA
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Club Meeting - Speaker: Karen Mancinelli
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Summer Photos - Show and Tell
Saturday, July 21, 2012 SCC Summer Picnic
Sunday, June 24, 2012 Field Visit to NJ Botanical Gardens at Ringwood
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Annual Business Meeting
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Meeting - Open Competition - Prints Only
Monday, May 21, 2012 Workshop - Managing Color
Saturday, May 19, 2012 Field Visit - Liberty State park/ Ellis Island
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Lightroom Users Group

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