Schedule of events for the 2020-2021 season:
|September 10, 2020||Speaker Event||Speaker: Geff Bourke||Topic: Black and White Photography|
|September 24, 2020||Competition Night||Judge: Sandi Croan||Topic:What we did last Summer
Open theme. Photo must be taken between May – August 2020
|October 8, 2020||Speaker Event||Speaker: Taylor Jackson||Topic: Wedding Photography|
|October 22, 2020||Competition Night||Judge: Denise Silva||Topic: Big City/Architecture
Urban analog of a landscape. An artistic representation of the physical elements of a metropolis or urban/suburban area.
|November 12, 2020||Speaker Event||Speaker: Joseph Rossbach||Topic: Fine Art|
|November 26, 2020||No meeting – Thanksgiving||N/A||N/A|
|December 3, 2020
|Speaker Event||Speaker: Denise Silva||Topic: Life at 66° and North|
|December 17, 2020
|Competition Night||Judge: Kristi Odom||Topic: Negative Space/Minimalist
A form of photography distinguished by extreme, austere simplicity. It emphasizes spareness and focuses solely on the smallest number of objects in the composition process.
|January 14, 2021||Speaker Event||Speaker: Ross Stansfield||Topic: Travel Documentation|
|January 28, 2021||Competition Night||Judge: Roy Sewall||Topic: Decay/Rust
Artistic representation of decay. Rust, for example, is typically decaying steel. “Decay” is frequently defined as “to undergo decomposition or “to fall into ruin”.
|February 11, 2021||Speaker Event||Speaker: Cindy Vasko||Topic: Abandoned Places and Book overview|
|February 25, 2021||Competition Night||Judge: Ellis Rosenberg||Topic: Patterns
Artistic use of patterns in a photograph. May be abstract.
|March 11, 2021||Speaker Event||Speaker: Lori Lankford||Topic: Creative Close-Up Photography|
|March 25, 2021||Competition Night||Judge: TBD||Topic: Farms/Farmland
Imagery of, about, or around farms or farmlands.
|April 8, 2021||Speaker Event||Speaker: Don Rosenberger||Topic: Light Painting|
|April 22, 2021||Competition Night||Judge: Ross Stansfield||Topic: Night Photography/Astro/Light Painting
Outdoor images captured at night. Typically, but not necessarily, long exposure. May include images of astronomical objects and large areas of the night sky (astrophotography). May include images where the artist uses hand held light sources to selectively illuminate parts of a scene during a photographic exposure (light painting).
|May 13, 2021||Speaker Event||Speaker: TBD||Topic: TBD|
|May 27, 2021||Competition Night||Judge: TBD||Topic: In My Yard
Images of subjects in your yard. If the photographer lives in an apartment or urban area, the nearest “lawn” or green space is acceptable.
The competition descriptions above are not intended to limit the photographer’s creativity and any examples given are in no way all inclusive. It is the judge’s discretion to determine how well the image works for the particular theme.
Samantha Marshall – Speaker Coordinator
Cheryl Guard – Competition Coordinator