Event Schedule

Schedule of events for the 2020-2021 season:

Date Meeting Type Presenter Description
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
(Early date)
Speaker Event Speaker: Denise Silva Topic: Life at 66° and North
December 17, 2020
(Early date)
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