Assignment photos must be taken after the assignment is announced to qualify.
Images taken during 2016 and later qualify for the 2017 assignments
Rule of Odds – May, 2017 Competition
Submission deadline is April 12
The human brain seems to gravitate to odd numbers. The number three is especially compelling, leading the eye first to one, then the next and the next after that and back again to the first, to start all over again.
Black and White-August, 2017 Competition
Submission deadline is July 12
Monochrome images helps the viewer to appreciate form, textures and values without the distractions of color. It is also favored for street photography and journalism, lending a feeling of authenticity. The conversion to monochrome is more than just removing color, it is an art form.
Humanity-November, 2017 Competition
Submission deadline is October 11
Our club previously had humanity as one of our categories of competition. I miss it! People must be the main subject of interest.
All photos taken after April 1, 2017 qualify for the 2018 Assignments
Energy-February, 2018 Competition
Submission deadline is January 17, 2018
In physics, energy is the utilization of physical or chemical resources to create light, provide heat, or work machines. From steam engines to lightning, this month’s assignment challenges you to capture energy sources and energy in action.
Abstract-May, 2018 Competition
Submission deadline is April 11, 2018
Abstract photography, sometimes called non-objective, experimental, conceptual or concrete photography, is a means of depicting a visual image that does not have an immediate association with the object world and that has been created through the use of photographic equipment, processes or materials. An abstract photograph may isolate a fragment of a natural scene in order to remove its inherent context from the viewer, it may be purposely staged to create a seemingly unreal appearance from real objects, or it may involve the use of color, light, shadow, texture, shape and/or form to convey a feeling, sensation or impression. (Wikipedia)
Self-Portrait-August, 2018 Competition
Submission deadline is July 11, 2018
Capture an image of yourself that tells something about you. Here are some ideas to consider.
Patterns/Repetition-November, 2018 Competition
Submission deadline is October 17, 2018 Search Results
Pattern photography utilizes elements that are repeated. The repetition of lines, shapes, tones or color can create interesting images. There are photographers who use the pattern as the main subject of an image while others use it to enhance the overall composition and look of the photograph.