Life on earth would not exist without water: rivers, streams, waterfalls and numerous water-dependent eco systems such as wetlands and rock pools. We can play in it, bathe and swim in it. Portray role of water in our lives and those of myriads of other living creatures.
March Natural History
Errol Kelly (prints) Gary Speer (digitals)
2 Prints and 2 Digital Images. No Open category.
Images that capture characteristics of a town or city. There is plenty of
scope for interpretation with architecture, industry, transport,
landscape/cityscape and street photography being some possibilities.
Coincidental or fabricated these images that make people laugh. Attention should be paid to ensure that the image is not only amusing but is technically sound.
June New Beginnings
A subject that is open to interpretation.
June Shot of the Year
One image for each of three categories: B&W Print, Colour Print, Projected image. Any image that has not previously been entered in Shot of the Year may be entered including images that have been submitted for regular monthly competitions.
July Double Exposure
Double Exposures are photographs in which two images are superimposed in a single frame. They allow you to experiment with your shots and create surreal, unique and fascinating pictures. This can be done using your camera or in post-production.
August Severe/Harsh Weather
Severe or harsh weather that portrays the feeling of it being cold, wet, and/or windy.
September Freeze the Action
An image taken with a fast shutter speed or other high speed technique to freeze a moment in time. There should be no blur.
(Prints) (Liz Davidson Trophy) John Hart
(digitals) (Barbara Wilson Trophy) Roger Thwaites
November Forced Perspective
Use of photographic techniques to create optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. Can you improve on the classic holiday snap of a person holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
February 2018 Food and Drink
Not assigned yet
Food and drink evoke many emotional responses and the challenge is to illicit some of these reactions by the various ways in which food and drink can be portrayed through photography: feast, famine, gluttony, humour, gourmet, etc., or potential for creativity with wonderful ingredients. Let your imagination have a ball but do not make too much mess in the kitchen"