Club winners – annual N4C competition

The Dubuque Camera Club is a member of the North Central Camera Club Council (N4C), a group of around 40 midwestern photography clubs.


2018/2019 Winners

Our club earned three end-of-the-year awards at the 2019 N4C convention:

  • David Smethers, Honorable Mention, Digital Journalism, “Rock climber scales sheer cliff face to summit rim of Grand Canyon”
  • Jose Garcia, Second Place, Digital Black and White, “Smoke”
  • Dubuque Camera Club, Honorable Mention, Digital Newsletter, written by Pamela Brandt

At the 2019 N4C summer mini-con, our club also took home a panoramic print award:

  • Ronald Tigges, 3rd Place, Panorama Print, “Christmas in July”

2017/2018 Winners — Blufftops & Visions

In September 2018, the Dubuque Camera Club hosted Blufftops & Visions, the 62nd annual N4C photography convention, in Dubuque, Iowa. See the Blufftops & Visions photo gallery for images taken during this event.

At the 2018 Blufftops & Visions convention, our club earned a total of 11 awards:

  • First place, Digital Travel — “Ciudaddelas Ciencias Spain” by Jose Garcia
  • Second place, Digital Altered Reality — “Racing into Reality” by Ronald Tigges
  • Honorable Mention awards went to Pamela Brandt, Kevin McTague, David Smethers, Ron Tigges, and Jose Garcia.

2016/2017 Winners

Dubuque Camera Club members recognized in 2016-2017 at the N4C Best of the Best Competition and Annual Award Winners

Digital Black and White
First place: Gary Fagan, “Braving the Storm”
Honorable mention: José García, “Picking Flowers”
Digital Nature
Second place: José García, “Winter Sunrise”
Honorable mention: Gary Fagan, “Protect Me”
Digital Travel
Third place: José García, “Alhambra, Spain”
Honorable mention: Robert Felderman, “San Diego Skyline and Sailboats at Sunset”
Honorable mention: Kevin McTague, “John Hopkins Glacier, Alaska”