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

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