Schedule of events for the 2018-2019 season:
|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
|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