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.

  • 'Dolomite Church' by Quentin Fisher. Novice Digital. 2nd Place
  • CO7~2~Novice~Fourth_Of_July~46
  • CO2~2~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~The_Tulip_Speaks~64
  • Novice~Fran Raab~Delhi Church
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Coal_Plant~77
  • CO5~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~The_Old_Reflected_In_The_New~20
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  • co31novicedianepoolechurch62
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Dandelion_Plasma~49
  • CO4~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Lake_Needwood~33
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Telford~Rusty~58
  • co42noviceto_the_core40
  • Liams Backhand
  • CO4~2~Advanced~Fran~Raab~Uss_Constitution_Ticket_Booth~48
  • CO2~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Grass_In_The_Wind~58
  • co31novicenathanaelleephiladelphia_magic_garden43
  • 'Blowing in the Wind' by David Terao. Advanced Digital. 1st place.
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Gary~McDavid~Lone_Aspen~48
  • Advanced~John_Telford~Cave_Arch
  • Bejucal
  • Advanced~Cathrine_Sasek~Enjoying_The_Sun
  • CO3~2~Novice~Lisa~Kruppa~Way_Too_Fresh~39
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Grand_Canyon_At_Night~31
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Cyano_Tulip~60
  • Novice~Nancy_Axelrod~Swirly_Face
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Silk_Mill_At_Night~80
  • CO3~1~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Fleet_Feet~67
  • 'Charleston Pond' by Ira Wolpert. 3rd place. Novice Digital.
  • co42advancedba_ba_bloom53
  • co41advancedwhat_are_you_thinking77
  • Advanced~John_Telford~Face_Canyon
  • co21advancedwinter_at_great_falls68
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  • CO2~2~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~Entropy~31
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  • CO7~1~Novice~Nature’s_Paintbrush~46
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Palouse_Clouds~39
  • co42novicehow_the_medicine_goes_down21
  • Dandelion Glow
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  • CO3~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Make_A_Wish~42
  • Cowboy’s Boots
  • co11noviceemma-beattyhowellsa_frog_on_the_hand32
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  • CO1~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Volcano_On_Lagoon~27
  • CO5~2~Novice~Grace~Park~Pensive_Thoughts~58
  • Butterfly Eyes
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Bob~Greenburg~Her_First_Eclipse~19
  • 'Oops a Wave' by Linda Eisenstadt. 1st place. Novice Digital.
  • Party Dec 2017
  • co31novicedansmithsand_pattern_in_pink___big_sur69
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Kay~Norvell~Dark_Tulip~51
  • CO5~1~Novice~Melissa~Park~Here’s_Looking_At_You~59
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Guy_In_The_Window~60
  • "Amelia" by Jim Turner
  • Advanced~John Norvell~Italian Shopper
  • The Fisherman
  • CO3~1~Novice~Quentin~Fisher~Reaching~16
  • Advanced~John Telford~Somesville Foot Bridge
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Diane~Poole~The_Last_Supper~46
  • Peabody
  • 'The Killiary' by Linda Eisenstadt. HM Digital Novice.
  • co32advancedjimturnerskyline_trees79
  • CO3~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Lonesome_Penguin~50
  • Govett’s Leap Lookout, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains
  • Angry Goose
  • CO4~1~Advanced~George~Lea~Livingroom~30
  • "Making the Cut"
  • CO4~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Iceberg_Reflection~39
  • CO4~2~Novice~Quentin~Fisher~Ibis_Fishing_At_Sunset~16
  • co41advancedholiday_glow53
  • Action!
  • co32novicedianepoolejacks_or_not_62
  • CO3~1~Novice~Emma Beatty~Howells~Canopy_Pattern~25
  • co32advancedstancollyerstained_glass_streaks14
  • CO3~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Hunt_Toast~15
  • Harbor Cables
  • CO7~2~Advanced~Namibian_Night~56
  • CO7~1~Advanced~Under_The_Stars~77
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Iceland_Sunset_Fantasy~49
  • CO1~2~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~With_The_Greatest_Of_Ease~4
  • Spirit
  • CO1~1~Novice~Nancy~Axelrod~Contemplative_Clown~4
  • Water Lily
  • co41novicemaking_the_world_go_around21
  • CO5~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Truck_A_La~77
  • Novice~Diane Poole~Schools Out Forever
  • co22novicego_with_the_flow43
  • 'Civi War Musician' by Stan Collyer. Advanced Digital. 3rd place.
  • White Gardenia
  • CO4~1~Novice~Rashmi~Sinha~Kona_Reflection~68
  • CO3~2~Novice~Fran~Raab~Pumpkins~59
  • Welder
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Philly Reflection
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Dogwood Blossoms
  • 'Blue Bud; Green Leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. HM
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Little_Green_Pollinator~60
  • Blue Poppy
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  • Advanced~Nicolas_Raymond~Kolufoss_Sunset
  • 'Powell Reflection' by John Telford. 3rd place. Advanced Digital.
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Stan~Collyer~Waiting_For_Spring~11
  • co11novicedianepoolelotus_in_focus62
  • CO4~2~Novice~Rashmi~Sinha~Milford_Sound~68
  • 'Natural Tap Water' by Nathanael Lee. HM Novice Digital.
  • CO4~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Peggy_Cove_Lighthouse_2a~15
  • Scales and More Scales
  • Rose Window
  • Rocky Shore Acadia National Park' by Cathrine Sasek. 1st place Advanced Digital.
  • CO3~1~Novice~Nathanael~Lee~The_Oculus~31
  • 'Drops on leaves' by Emma Beatty Howells. Novice Digital. (HM)
  • Itchy Claw
  • 'White Water Rapids' by David Terao. HM Advanced Digital.
  • Dancing Feet
  • Advanced~Bob_Greenberg~Looks_Good_Enough_To_Eat
  • "Wine by the Glass" by Jim Turner
  • Advanced~Dale_Lewis~A_Nuzzle
  • CO5~1~Advanced~John~Norvell~Cheetah_Up_Close~55
  • Novice~Nathanael Lee~Biding Time
  • co42advancedpink_rose80
  • CO7~2~Novice~Meeting~44
  • Spring Rain
  • 'Rainy Day through a Sunroof' by Emma Beatty Howells. 2nd place. Novice Digital.
  • 'Locomotive Colors' by John Norvell. Advanced Digital. 2nd place.
  • Green Tomatoes
  • CO4~1~Novice~Dan~Smith~In_Narrows_Of_Paria_River_Utah~54
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Diane~Poole~At_The_Market~46
  • CO3~1~Novice~Gosia~Klosek~First_Hatched_And_Its_Sibs~38
  • Mighty palm, Pomona College April 2011
  • Water Lily
  • Novice~Dan_Smith~Boys_In_The_Falls
  • co42advancedsawfly_larva78
  • Feet don’t fail me now
  • Ballet In Purple
  • co31novicegosiaklosekstrokes39
  • CO5~1~Advanced~Dale~Lewis~Bird’s_Food_Insight~47
  • Advanced~Jim Turner~Arlington Window Washer
  • 'Blue Green' by Lisa Kruppa Novice (1st).
  • CO3~2~Advanced~Coriolana~Simon~Lily_Study~52
  • co32advancedjohntelfordswirls77
  • CO1~1~Advanced~Jim~Turner~Girl_With_Tatoo~60
  • 'Marbles' by Dale Lewis
  • CO1~2~Advanced~Nicolas~Raymond~Flying_Axe_Falls~49
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  • Biospecimen Inventory
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Coriolana~Simon~Tints_Of_Wonder~52
  • Novice~Karen_Goldman~Oystercatcher’s_Swift_Landing
  • co42novicesee_through_butterfly63
  • CO2~2~Novice~Karen~Goldman~Osprey_Honeymoon_Island_Fl~67
  • Advanced~Suzanne_Dater~Brazilian_Blue_Kingfisher
  • CO2~2~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Lily_1~15
  • CO4~1~Advanced~Bob~Greenberg~Subway_Couple~19
  • Dancers At The Mall
  • CO4~1~Advanced~John~Telford~Pool_Canyon~59
  • CO5~1~Novice~Linda~Eisenstadt~Dublin_Bubbles~20
  • Novice~Dan Smith~Pipe Sculpture New York City
  • CO2~1~Advanced~Gosia~Klosek~Intensity~27
  • Baltimore
  • Fuzzy Leaf
  • 'Ice Sculpture' by Kay Norvell. 2nd place. Advanced Digital.
  • Advanced~Gosia Klosek~Lonely Ride
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  • CO4~2~Advanced~John~Telford~Powell_Reflection~59
  • CO7~2~Novice~Shadows_Of_The_Night~64
  • Causeway
  • Jazzy Saxes
  • pastedgraphic-1
  • co31advancedkaynorvellfez_a_la_turner55
  • Novice~Karen_Goldman~Guanaco_Bonding_With_Baby
  • CO3~1~Advanced~Doug~Wolters~Gehry_Vortex~64