Print of the Month Themes
The Print of the Month is a way of developing
your photography through new monthly challenges, strengthening your skills and
presenting the results. Look at each month's theme and start planning your
photoshoot and capture what you think will best represent it. Please only enter current images.
Each participant should bring one 8" × 10" print of their photo, based on the themes below. When you arrive just tape your photo inside one of the provided mat frames, add a numbered corner to the frame and place it in a stand on the "Print of the Month" table.
1. Reflects the theme (sticking to the subject)
3. Focus (Sharp focus on the subject matter, if that is the intent0
4. Creativity - Impact
5. Cropping (8" x 10" format only)
6. Print quality
7. Center of interest
8. Lighting, Color balance
2019 Print of the Month Themes
Jan. My Passion
Feb. Connections - Generations (Portraits)
In time-lapse photography, the camera records images at a specific slow interval such as one frame every thirty seconds (1/30 frame/s). The shutter will be open for some portion of that time. In short exposure time-lapse the film is exposed to light for a normal exposure time over an abnormal frame interval.
Apr. Still Life (No Flowers)
Still life photography is a genre of photography used for the depiction of inanimate subject matter, typically a small group of objects.
Infrastructure refers to fixed installations that might include roads, bridges, dams, the water and sewer systems, railways and subways, airports, and harbors etc.
June Caught in Action
A photograph that shows someone or something in action.
July Embracing Mid-Day Light
How to effectively handle the mid-day light that has excessive contrast, blown out highlights and harsh shadows.
Aug. Vanishing Point
Use perspective and vanishing point in your photo to emphasize the large scale of a landscape or add a sense of drama to your images.
Sept. Low Light
Low light refers to shooting in limited light conditions where you have to increase your ISO or slow your shutter speed.
Oct. Be a Photojournalist
Presenting a news story or event through a photograph.
Nov. No Edit November
Straight out of the camera!
Dec. Show Your Bokeh
Bokeh refers to the out-of-focus area of an image for the purpose of forcing your attention on a particular area of the image.