Monthly Image Themes for 2023-2024

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.