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.

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