Schedule of events for the 2021-2022 season:
|2021 Jul 22||Summer||N/A||Topic: Freeform|
|August 26||Summer||N/A||Topic: Freeform
Meet at Rubino’s Pizzeria, Ashburn
|September 9||Speaker||Gwen Mehan||Topic: “Capturing the Beauty of Monarch Butterflies”|
|September 23||Competition||Jean-Pierre Plé||Topic: “What I Did This Summer”
Open theme. Photo must be taken in June, July, or August 2021.
|October 14||Speaker||Kathy Kupka||Topic: “Professional Pet Photography”|
|October 28||Competition||Anand (AJ) Jayaraman||Topic: “Circles”
Photo incorporating one or more circles as a prominent element of the composition.
|November 5-7||MAPV Expo||N/A||Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions Expo|
|November 11||Speaker||Geff Bourke||Topic: “The Beauty of Africa”|
|November 25||No meeting – Thanksgiving||N/A||N/A|
|Speaker||Mary Fisk-Taylor||Topic: The Business of Photography|
|Competition||Erum Rizvi||Topic: “Doors & Windows”
Photo incorporating one or more doors or windows as a prominent element of the composition.
|2022 Jan 13||Facilitator: John Tabor||Topic: Open|
|January 27||Competition||Gary Faulkner||Topic: “Household Items”
Photo where the main subject is one or more common household items.
|February 10||Speaker||Doug Mattice||Topic: Photography Business Overview|
|February 24||Competition||Roy Sewall||Topic: “Street Photography/Street Scenes”
Photography that records everyday life in a public place.
|March 10||Speaker||Ben Greenberg||Topic: My Favorite Photographs and the Stories Behind Them|
|March 24||Competition||Jennifer King||Topic: “National Parks”
Open theme. Photo must be taken within the physical boundary of one of the 63 defined national parks of the US.
|April 14||Speaker||Stanley Bysshe||Topic: “Yellowstone in the Winter”|
|April 28||Competition||Lori Lankford||Topic: “Abstract”
Photo in which the portrayal of things from the visible world plays little or no part.
|May 12||Speaker||John Tabor||Topic: Peer Critique|
|May 26||Competition||Patt Wattanasupt||Topic: “Food”
Still life image of food for humans.
|June 9||End of Year||N/A||Awards; fun|
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