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

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