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Tom Giannotti Wins October, 2019 Work Share “Competition” FALL

If  “the Devil is in the details,” can that not also be true for the Divine?  Tom Giannotti’s stunning photo this month provides evidence for this point of view. There are plenty of details to appreciate in the photo.  The intricate and amazing vein structure of the leaf are in itself a work of art. The vein structure is […]

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Howard Weber Wins September 2019 Work Share “Competition” LOOKING UP

Congrats to Howard Weber who wins this month’s competition with a stunning photograph that shows why it pays to start LOOKING UP. This is a mesmerizing photo. The concentric circles of the chandelier and ceiling make for a beautiful composition.  How many circles do you count?  The additional circular element of the modern light fixture in the lower […]

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Luann Reifert and Liz Milward are Co-Winners of August 2019 “Competition” OUTDOOR LIGHTS

Congrats to Luann and Liz for their outstanding, and very different images, meeting our theme this month: OUTDOOR LIGHTS. Luann’s image of an outdoor fire has that mesmerizing quality that only an open campfire or a fireplace fire provides.  Somehow, you can’t take your eyes off of it.  The fire is ever changing as the flames dance, […]

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Congrats to Liz Milward for Winning July’s Work Share “Competition” TRY

Great job Liz for winning this month’s contest with this simple, elegant story-telling photograph. Does anything exemplify the concept of “trying” more than fishing? A mainstay activity of our photo club is our “work share” sessions.  We meet to discuss each other’s photos, providing feedback and perspectives that are intended to help us all improve our photography. A few […]

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Kudos to LisaMarie Castranuovo for Winning the MOOD Work Share “Competition” for June 2019

MOOD competition winner, June 2019. ©LisaMarie Castranuovo 2019 When a picture is worth a thousand words, how do you express a concept like “mood?”  You’ve just seen how it’s done.  Congratulations LisaMarie! This month’s theme was a scary one.  Yet, we had several outstanding shots submitted.  Thanks to those members who took up the challenge.  You can be justifiably […]

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Co-Winners for the May Work Share “Competition” LITTLE THINGS

Congrats to Tom Giannotti and Carol Levatino for winning this month’s competition! Close-up and macro photographs have the power to make us pause and think.  Here we have two common, everyday subjects to which we probably never give much thought on a daily basis.  Except, perhaps, to get annoyed with having to clean them off our […]

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Liz Milward Wins April 2019 Work Share “Competition” OFF THE BEATEN PATH

Congratulations to Liz Milward for winning this month’s “competition” OFF THE BEATEN PATH! This was a tough theme to interpret.  It would be easy to take the literal approach.  And really hard to take a non-literal approach.  Several interesting photos were submitted, and the votes were distributed among a few photos. There were literal interpretations and non-literal interpretations. […]

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Luann Reifert Wins March 2019 Work Share “Competition” ONE WET MORNING

Congrats to Luann for winning our March “competition” with this cool photo taken under very challenging conditions.  Great job Luann! One of the ideas of our Work share competitions is to, hopefully, help you to get “outside the box,” and get you “out of your comfort zone.”  (Pardon the two current clichés.) The comfort zone is real! It […]

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Tom Giannotti Wins February Work Share “Competition” ONE OF A KIND

A one of a kind photo of a one of a kind place wins this month’s themed “competition,” ONE OF A KIND. Congrats to Tom Giannotti who made this extraordinary image! If you think about it, we don’t really have that many fully restored and functioning historical buildings in our area.  And we live in one of […]

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Gerta Polgardy Wins January 2019 Work Share “Competition” ICE

Congrats Gerta, this one is a stunner! Fortunately we had a couple of bouts of extremely cold weather this month leading to significant ice formation in our area. That’s “fortunate” only in the sense that it worked out for our January themed competition, which was “ICE!”  I was sweating that a little, but we all have […]

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