Competition Topics 2017-2018

September: Six Month Open – Images must be taken after March 1, 2017. 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: Plants and Animals – Images of living, non-human organisms (plants and/or animals), either wild, captive, or cultivated.

November: Details, Details – Images of objects (buildings, vehicles, animals, trees, etc.) in which details are emphasized (shapes, decorative elements, patterns, etc.) instead of showing the entire object.

December: Holiday Party

January: Reflections – Images in which a reflection is included as an important element.

February: Open – Can be any subject

March: Shadows – Images in which one or more shadows are important elements. The object creating the shadow may or may not be shown.

April: Old Everything – Images that clearly depict the advanced age of humans, animals, or objects.

May: Critique Session

June: Photo of the Year Competition – Members get to vote for the photo of the year from all of the entries for the year, advanced and novice.

  • Rose Window
  • Dandelion Glow
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • Jazzy Saxes
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • Blue Poppy
  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Palouse_Clouds~39
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • CO1~1~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~Contemplative_Clown~4
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Cyano_Tulip~60
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • Action!
  • Scales and More Scales
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Iceland_Sunset_Fantasy~49
  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
  • White Gardenia
  • "Making the Cut"
  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • Water Lily
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Grand_Canyon_At_Night~31
  • co42novicehow_the_medicine_goes_down21
  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • Angry Goose
  • Spring Rain
  • Itchy Claw
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Flying_Axe_Falls~49
  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
  • Harbor Cables
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • Peabody
  • Bejucal
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • pastedgraphic-6
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • The Fisherman
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • Baltimore
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Girl_With_Tatoo~60
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • Causeway
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Volcano_On_Lagoon~27
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Diane~Poole~The_Last_Supper~46
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Bob~Greenburg~Her_First_Eclipse~19
  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • Spirit
  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
  • Green Tomatoes
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48
  • Ballet In Purple
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~With_The_Greatest_Of_Ease~4
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • pastedgraphic-10
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • pastedgraphic-1
  • Fuzzy Leaf
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • Liams Backhand
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • Water Lily
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • Welder
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • Dancing Feet
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46