Hazel is involved with the photographic community on local, regional and national levels. She is a past Vice President on the board of the New England Camera Club Council (NECCC), secretary of the Connecticut Association of Photographers; and a member of the Greater Bridgeport Camera Club. She is also active in the Photographic Society of America (PSA).
Her photos have won many awards and competitions in both local club competitions and international salons and she has had several public showings of her work. In 2008 she received an honors distinction of Master Member of the New England Camera Club Council (MNEC) during its annual conference and in 2012 received the PSA Service Award. In September, 2013, she was awarded the distinction of APSA from the Photographic Society of America at their annual conference. At the NECCC Conference in July, 2018, she received the distinction of HonNEC.
Hazel teaches at many New England camera clubs as well as photographic conferences and events throughout the U.S. She offers workshops through her company, Meredith Images, and is a regular webinar presenter for Topaz Labs. In 2017 she and her husband, Dave, founded the “Creative Photography Conference.” She released her first eBook, “Working with Textures & Overlays: Turn Ho-Hum into a Work of Art” in October 2015, and is currently working on the sequel!
Hazel enjoys being active in the photographic community and helping others find the joy and satisfaction in taking and perfecting beautiful images.
You can contact her at Hazel@MeredithImages.com.