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

  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • Peabody
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
  • pastedgraphic-1
  • Baltimore
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • "Making the Cut"
  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20
  • pastedgraphic-10
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • Ballet In Purple
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • Fuzzy Leaf
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
  • Rose Window
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • Causeway
  • White Gardenia
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
  • Dancing Feet
  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • pastedgraphic-6
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • Spring Rain
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • Welder
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • Blue Poppy
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • Action!
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • Jazzy Saxes
  • Itchy Claw
  • Harbor Cables
  • Water Lily
  • Scales and More Scales
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • Dandelion Glow
  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • Angry Goose
  • Bejucal
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • Green Tomatoes
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • Water Lily
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • Liams Backhand
  • Spirit
  • co42novicehow_the_medicine_goes_down21
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
  • The Fisherman
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68