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Karolin Acunto Wins January 2020 Work Share “Competition” JUST FOR FUN

Congratulations to Karolin who wins the JUST FOR FUN “competition” with this playful winter shot. Perfect timing! Lately I’ve been seeing a saying, “We really don’t deserve dogs.”  The saying is usually accompanied by a video, or photo, of a dog doing something “human,” or otherwise displaying traits or behaviors that humans should display or do […]

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Karolin Acunto Wins December 2019 “Competition” ATTRACT

Congrats to Karolin for winning this month’s contest with this playful image illustrating the theme ATTRACT. This was truly a difficult theme this month.  But it’s always interesting to see how our members respond to these challenges. Members are given little or no guidance on how to create an image that would best meet the concept […]

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Karolin Acunto Wins November 2019 "Competition" COSTUMES

Congrats to Karolin Acunto who wins the November 2019 Work Share “Competition” with this very striking photograph. Great job Karolin! Karolin is our newest club member.  In a short time she has posted some spectacular photos to our club and to other photo groups she belongs to. This photo is one of them. It’s a great photo […]

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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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