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

  • CO2~1~Advanced~Diane~Poole~At_The_Market~46
  • Ballet In Purple
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Intensity~27
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Stan~Collyer~Waiting_For_Spring~11
  • CO1~1~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~Contemplative_Clown~4
  • Bejucal
  • CO2~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Entropy~31
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • CO3~1~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~The_Oculus~31
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
  • CO2~2~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~The_Tulip_Speaks~64
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Telford~Rusty~58
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Bob~Greenburg~Her_First_Eclipse~19
  • Jazzy Saxes
  • Spring Rain
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • Water Lily
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
  • Fuzzy Leaf
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Iceland_Sunset_Fantasy~49
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~Gehry_Vortex~64
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Little_Green_Pollinator~60
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  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Flying_Axe_Falls~49
  • "Making the Cut"
  • pastedgraphic-6
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Diane~Poole~The_Last_Supper~46
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • CO3~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Make_A_Wish~42
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~With_The_Greatest_Of_Ease~4
  • co42novicehow_the_medicine_goes_down21
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Cyano_Tulip~60
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
  • Spirit
  • Dandelion Glow
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
  • Green Tomatoes
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Palouse_Clouds~39
  • Scales and More Scales
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Dandelion_Plasma~49
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Grand_Canyon_At_Night~31
  • Harbor Cables
  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • Rose Window
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • Water Lily
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • CO2~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Grass_In_The_Wind~58
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Girl_With_Tatoo~60
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
  • CO2~2~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Osprey_Honeymoon_Island_Fl~67
  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • Angry Goose
  • The Fisherman
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • Baltimore
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Coriolana~Simon~Tints_Of_Wonder~52
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Volcano_On_Lagoon~27
  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • Itchy Claw
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • Dancing Feet
  • Welder
  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20
  • White Gardenia
  • Mighty palm, Pomona College April 2011
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Guy_In_The_Window~60
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Coriolana~Simon~Lily_Study~52
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • Causeway
  • CO3~1~Novice~Quentin~Fisher~Reaching~16
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • Liams Backhand
  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • CO3~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Hunt_Toast~15
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
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  • CO3~1~Novice~Emma Beatty~Howells~Canopy_Pattern~25
  • Blue Poppy
  • Peabody
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • Action!
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • CO3~1~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Fleet_Feet~67
  • CO2~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Lily_1~15
  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48