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September 2023 – Shadows
Any any photo that displays some form of a shadow.
October 2023 – High Key
Make an image that is intentionally very bright with very little or no dark shadows present while preserving detail in the subject. High key images usually have a bright background.
November 2023 – Macro in Nature
A close focus image of most anything in nature, from the bark of a tree to lichen on a stone, to the more typical iconic flower macro photos.
December 2023 – Buildings or architecture
Show a unique perspective of a whole or part of a building or structure as the main subject.
January 2024 – Black and White
The theme is black and white, not monochrome. The images should be black and white and shades of gray.
February 2024 – Intentional Camera Movement (ICM)
Create an image while intentionally moving the camera during exposure. The camera movement may be horizontal, vertical, at an angle, circular, or erratic, as well as zooming in or out.
March 2024 – Portraits
A portrait, whether traditional, contemporary, or creative.
April 2024 – Just the street, no people
An abstract image where the street itself is the main or one of the main compositional elements.
May 2024 – Repeating Patterns
Use repeating shapes or a repetitive pattern as part of your composition to keep your viewers engaged.
September 2022 – Monochrome landscapes
Landscapes, oceanscapes, or cityscapes presented in shades of a single color.
October 2022 – Curves
Any image that has curves as the main design element.
November 2022 – Macro
A very close-up image in which the size of the subject on the sensor or film is the same as or greater than life-size.
December 2022 – Rust
An abstract image of rust focused on shape, texture and color without a clearly defined object, or an image of a rusty object or part of one with rust on it.
January 2023 – Reflection
Images incorporating reflections from surfaces such as water, glass, chrome, etc, OR someone or something in deep thought.
February 2023 – Musical Instruments
An image of any type of musical instrument expressing their shapes, functionality, textures, and pure design.
March 2023 – Water
An image showing liquid water as a prominent feature.
April 2023 – Go figure
This one is open to any interpretation.
May 2023 – Street photographs
Images taken from the street or other public spaces, usually containing candid images of people.