2017 Conference

Come join us at the 2017 NECCC photo conference 

(July 14, 15, 16 of 2017)


JULY 14, 15, 16 2017

at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus 

Please announce this date at your clubs, post it on your websites and Facebook pages. 
Pass this on to other photo enthusiasts. Thank you.

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  • Conference Featured Speaker {KEYNOTE PRESENTATION} (posted)
    • renowned photography Bryan F. Peters0n sponsored by Nikon
    • A contributing editor at Popular Photography and Outdoor Photographer magazine, he is also the founder of the world’s number one on-line school: Bryan Peterson’s School of Photography at www.bpsop.com
  • Photographic Loaner Equipment (Posted) 
    • NEW FOR 2017, The Vendor area Will open at 10am on Friday July 14th 
      • Hunts Photo and Video will open 2 hours early this year with great bargains and early bird specials.
      • Other Vendor’s Opening Times May Vary
      • More Than 30 Vendors with Great Products (Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Accepted)
  • Special Events (Posted) 
  • Social media contest (Details to posted at the end of April)
  • Model Photography Information
    • Photographs of the models (to be posted at the end of June)

    • 2017 Model Photo Competition (to be posted one week after the conference) 
      • Photos for the Models Portfolios may be sent directly to the email addresses that will be posted with their photos on the Campus Center lower level next to model room 176. For questions please email Chairman Skip Hoyt, MNEC at skiphoto@comcast.net 
    • 2017 Model Photo Contest winning images (posted after the conference, around mid-October 2017)
    • For Models
      • For questions please email Chairman Skip Hoyt, MNEC at skiphoto@comcast.net 

      • Status
    • Print Competition (posted)
      • For the 2017 Conference Competition a new medal will be awarded in Color Prints-The Lois Clarke Memorial Award for Best Photojournalism.  This medal is given in memory of NECCC BOD and Honorary Life Vice President, Lois Clarke who passed away earlier this year.   
    • Door Prize Extravaganza (posted) 
      • Come to the conference and you may go home with a brand new camera or lens as well as many other great prizes from NECCC, our sponsors, and vendors. In the past five conferences our attendees were the recipients of over $50,000 in our door prize extravaganza.  Full prize information will be listed by June 15th.
    • Sigma Showcase Contest 
      • Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Sigma Showcase Contest will not be a part of the conference this year. We would like to thank Sigma for their past sponsorship of this competition and their continued support of our conference with sponsorship of speaker Roman Kurywczak, ANEC both for a preconference workshop and as a conference camera college presenter.
    • Conference Guidelines (Posted)