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 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.

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