Assigned Topics September 2019 - June 2020

The Assigned Topic is recommended but not required each month.  Sometimes a member doesn’t have the time, ability or doesn’t care about the assigned topic. General entries can be entered instead.


It is not important to be better than someone else, but to be better than you were yesterday.

Jigoro Kano


Moving Water

September 11, 2019

Water in motion, be it part or all of a waterfall or fountain or drops of rain or water being hurled or thrown. The motion can be conveyed by either blurring or freezing the action.

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Reflections and Refractions

January 15, 2020

Must utilize an external lens, excluding the camera lens and any direct attachments. Examples of acceptable elements are corrective eyeglasses, magnifying lens, glass ball, water droplet, filled transparent container, curved make-up mirror, chrome hubcap. The “curve” may be one- or two-dimensional, but not flat glass or wrinkled aluminum foil. The auxiliary optical element should be identifiable, and the reflected or refracted objects should be a major component of the image.

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