Event Schedule

Schedule of events for the 2018-2019 season:

Date Event Type Presenter Description
September 13, 2018 Speaker Night Patty Hankins Topic: Photo editing techniques (e.g., local adjustments)
September 27, 2018 Competition Wayne Wolfersberger Theme: Summer 2018
Description: An image taken during the summer of 2018
October 11, 2018 Speaker Night Mitchell Layton Topic: Sports photography
October 25, 2018 Competition Ellis Rosenberg Theme: Communication
Description: An image showing communication occurring within the photo or subject matter related to communication. For example people talking or communication devices.
November 15, 2018
(Note: Third Thursday)
Speaker Night David Luria Topic: Interesting and hidden places to photograph in DC
November 29, 2018 Competition Mark Saylor Theme: Framed
Description: Other elements within the image frame the subject. This can be done with trees, buildings, shadows, etc.
December 13, 2018 Speaker Night Frank V. Riper Topic: Slideshow about gathering photos for his book and book signing
December 2018 Competition N/A No competition
January 10, 2019 Speaker Night Mark Van Bergh Topic: Alaska and winter photography
January 24, 2019 Competition Matthew Schmidt Theme: Geometry
Description: An image that contains the elements of geometric shapes. For example triangles, squares, circles etc.
February 14, 2019 Speaker Night Kelly Schneider Topic: Portraiture: Creating Salient Images
February 28, 2019 Competition Stu Estler

Theme: From Behind
Description: An image taken behind the subject. Just because the image is taken from behind doesn’t mean that there can be no face or front.

March 14, 2019 Speaker Night Irene Sacilotto Topic: Tangier Island
March 28, 2019 Competition Alan DeFelice Theme: Heavy Metal
Description: An image that contains elements of metal or in the alternative definition of Heavy Metal music.
April 11, 2019 Speaker Night Kristi Odom Topic: Adventures from Africa to Alaska: Finding a Unique Narrative
April 25, 2019 Competition Sandi Croan Theme: Old & Young
Description: An image that contains both old and young elements such as people, places or things.
May 9, 2019 Speaker Night Nikhil Bahl Topic: From Inspiration to Interpretation
May 23, 2019 Competition Ross Stansfield Theme: Back Lighting
Description: The light source is facing the camera and the subject will either be in silhouette or have rim light.

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