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

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