Monthly Image Themes for 2021-2022

September 2021 – Blue Hour

  • Take an image during the “Blue Hour”, that period of twilight in the morning or evening a bit before sunrise or after sunset when the sky has a deep blue hue.

October 2021 – Unusual Perspective

  • Take an image from anywhere but the usual eye level perspective.  Get up high and shoot down, or real low and shoot up.  Find an unusual angle.

November 2021 – Older People

  • Take images of older people either as a portrait or a street image.

December 2021 – Abstract

  • Take an abstract picture where the original object(s) can no longer be recognized for what they are, but still evoke feeling or hold our interest.

January 2022 – Signs (Street Photography)

  • Take a street image that includes a sign that enhances the story you are telling.

February 2022 – Decay

  • Take an image showing some type of decay either of objects or places.

March 2022 – Minimalism

  • Make a photograph with few elements in it.  Keep it simple, isolate your subject using negative space but with powerful composition.

April 2022 – Long Exposure

  • A single exposure of at least 5 seconds but possibly longer depending on the effect desired. The effect desired can be expressed on moving clouds, water, people, cars – you get the picture.

May 2022 – Graffiti

  • Show us some striking graffiti that you see. Add some interesting elements that enhance or expand the work that you are depicting.

May 2021 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Coming And Going” – copyright Victor Dallons

Open Winner – “O M G” – copyright Debi Bradway

April 2021 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Colorful Morning” – copyright Mike Voelker

Theme Winner – “Spring Clouds” – copyright Victor Dallons

Open Winner – “Dune Grass” – copyright Victor Dallons

Open Winner – “Out Of The Mist” – copyright Sandy Watt

March 2021 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Off Road” – copyright Keren Ceballos

Theme Winner – “Bridge Over Calm Waters” – copyright Nels Johnson

Theme Winner – “Bandon Starlight” – copyright Susan Sheets

Theme Winner – “Tranquility” – copyright Amelia DeMello

Theme Winner – “Twin Rocks Twilight” – copyright Karen McClymonds

Open Winner – “Summer Dreams” – copyright Karen McClymonds

February 2021 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Still Standing” – copyright Keren Ceballos

Theme Winner – “Desoto” – copyright Dean Zimet

Open Winner – “Vietnam Glare” – copyright Debi Bradway

January 2021 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “The Heart Of Portland” – copyright Amelia DeMello

Open Winner – “White Place New Mexico” – copyright Ron Nathman

Open Winner – “Back Splash” – copyright Victor Dallons

Open Winner – “St Helens Morning ” – copyright Mike Baynes

December 2020 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Welder” – copyright Dean Zimet

Theme Winner – “Pulp Mill” – copyright Victor Dallons

Open Winner – “King Tide Breaker” – copyright

Open Winner – “Staircase” – copyright Dean Zimet

Open Winner – “Bending In The Wind ” – copyright Dean Zimet

November 2020 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Angry Skies” – copyright Amelia DeMello

Open Winner – “ Off The Edge” – copyright Victor Dallons

Open Winner – “Untitled” – copyright Mike Baynes

October 2020 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner – “Leaf Lantern” – copyright Karen McClymonds

Open Winner – “Silent Night” – copyright Karen McClymonds

September 2020 Projected Image Winners

Theme Winner (tie) – “Proprium” – copyright Raychell Rohrwasser

Theme Winner (tie) – “Selfie” – copyright Victor Dallons

Theme Winner (tie) – “Hard Drive” – copyright Ross Kaplan

Open Winner – “What You Lookin At” – copyright Mike Baynes