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.

  • Fuzzy Leaf
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Palouse_Clouds~39
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Girl_With_Tatoo~60
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • CO2~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Entropy~31
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Diane~Poole~The_Last_Supper~46
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • Liams Backhand
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Volcano_On_Lagoon~27
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
  • Spring Rain
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Grand_Canyon_At_Night~31
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Diane~Poole~At_The_Market~46
  • CO2~2~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~The_Tulip_Speaks~64
  • Angry Goose
  • Peabody
  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~With_The_Greatest_Of_Ease~4
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • CO2~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Lily_1~15
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • pastedgraphic-10
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Flying_Axe_Falls~49
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48
  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
  • pastedgraphic-1
  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • Itchy Claw
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
  • Mighty palm, Pomona College April 2011
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68
  • Action!
  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • Water Lily
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
  • Water Lily
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • Baltimore
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
  • Dandelion Glow
  • Jazzy Saxes
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • pastedgraphic-6
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Cyano_Tulip~60
  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20
  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • Rose Window
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • Causeway
  • Welder
  • Ballet In Purple
  • "Making the Cut"
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Little_Green_Pollinator~60
  • CO2~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Grass_In_The_Wind~58
  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Bob~Greenburg~Her_First_Eclipse~19
  • The Fisherman
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • CO1~1~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~Contemplative_Clown~4
  • co42novicehow_the_medicine_goes_down21
  • Harbor Cables
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Intensity~27
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Stan~Collyer~Waiting_For_Spring~11
  • Blue Poppy
  • Scales and More Scales
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
  • White Gardenia
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Dandelion_Plasma~49
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • Dancing Feet
  • Spirit
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
  • Green Tomatoes
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Iceland_Sunset_Fantasy~49
  • Bejucal
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • CO2~2~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Osprey_Honeymoon_Island_Fl~67