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.

  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Bob~Greenburg~Her_First_Eclipse~19
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • pastedgraphic-1
  • Baltimore
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • CO4~2~Advanced~Fran~Raab~Uss_Constitution_Ticket_Booth~48
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • Spirit
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • CO1~1~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~Contemplative_Clown~4
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • Green Tomatoes
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Little_Green_Pollinator~60
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Diane~Poole~At_The_Market~46
  • Liams Backhand
  • CO4~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Peggy_Cove_Lighthouse_2a~15
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Diane~Poole~The_Last_Supper~46
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Cyano_Tulip~60
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  • CO1~2~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Flying_Axe_Falls~49
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Stan~Collyer~Waiting_For_Spring~11
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • CO4~2~Novice~Quentin~Fisher~Ibis_Fishing_At_Sunset~16
  • Itchy Claw
  • CO3~1~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Fleet_Feet~67
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68
  • Dancing Feet
  • Peabody
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
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  • "Making the Cut"
  • Dandelion Glow
  • Fuzzy Leaf
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  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • Angry Goose
  • CO3~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Hunt_Toast~15
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46
  • CO4~1~Advanced~George~Lea~Livingroom~30
  • Causeway
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
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  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
  • CO4~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Iceberg_Reflection~39
  • Water Lily
  • Welder
  • The Fisherman
  • CO3~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Make_A_Wish~42
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~Gehry_Vortex~64
  • CO3~1~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~The_Oculus~31
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • Action!
  • CO2~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Lily_1~15
  • CO4~1~Advanced~John~Telford~Pool_Canyon~59
  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
  • Harbor Cables
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • Spring Rain
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Intensity~27
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Iceland_Sunset_Fantasy~49
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Grand_Canyon_At_Night~31
  • Water Lily
  • Jazzy Saxes
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Coriolana~Simon~Tints_Of_Wonder~52
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Palouse_Clouds~39
  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • Rose Window
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • co42novicehow_the_medicine_goes_down21
  • CO2~2~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Osprey_Honeymoon_Island_Fl~67
  • CO2~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Entropy~31
  • pastedgraphic-10
  • CO4~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Powell_Reflection~59
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • Ballet In Purple
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Telford~Rusty~58
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • CO4~2~Novice~Rashmi~Sinha~Milford_Sound~68
  • CO4~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Lake_Needwood~33
  • Bejucal
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • CO3~1~Novice~Emma Beatty~Howells~Canopy_Pattern~25
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
  • White Gardenia
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
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  • CO4~1~Advanced~Bob~Greenberg~Subway_Couple~19
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • CO3~1~Novice~Quentin~Fisher~Reaching~16
  • CO2~2~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~The_Tulip_Speaks~64
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
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  • CO2~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Grass_In_The_Wind~58
  • Blue Poppy
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Dandelion_Plasma~49
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~With_The_Greatest_Of_Ease~4
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • CO4~1~Novice~Dan~Smith~In_Narrows_Of_Paria_River_Utah~54
  • Mighty palm, Pomona College April 2011
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Girl_With_Tatoo~60
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Guy_In_The_Window~60
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Volcano_On_Lagoon~27
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Coriolana~Simon~Lily_Study~52
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • Scales and More Scales
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  • CO4~1~Novice~Rashmi~Sinha~Kona_Reflection~68