Competition topics 2016-2017

September: Six Month Open – Images must be taken after March 1, 2016. Can be any subject. This topic encourages people to develop a new portfolio and participate in or lead upcoming club field trips. The images could feature Spring, summer travels or seasonal activities. It could also feature skills that you obtained or projects you worked on over the summer months.

October: Water – Images in which the principal subject is water (anything from droplets to oceans), either stationary or in motion.

November: Critique/Poster Session

December: Abstract Patterns/Textures – Images in which the object being photographed is not readily identifiable.

January: Macros – Close-up images of any object(s), created with or without a macro lens.

February: Open – Can be any subject

March: Urban Images – Images depicting scenes in an urban environment (e.g., buildings, roads, vehicles, etc.), either with or without people.

April: Night Scenes – Images of anything obviously taken after dark.

May: Critique/Poster Session

June: Photo of the Year Competition

  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
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  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • The Fisherman
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • Blue Poppy
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • Water Lily
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
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  • Jazzy Saxes
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • "Making the Cut"
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • Rose Window
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
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  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • Harbor Cables
  • Baltimore
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • White Gardenia
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • Dancing Feet
  • Fuzzy Leaf
  • Itchy Claw
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • Welder
  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • Bejucal
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • Ballet In Purple
  • Spirit
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • Spring Rain
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • Causeway
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • Dandelion Glow
  • Peabody
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
  • Water Lily
  • Scales and More Scales
  • pastedgraphic-6
  • Green Tomatoes
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
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  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
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  • Action!
  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • Angry Goose
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • Liams Backhand
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20