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EID Themes for 2016-2017

The third Tuesday of each month is the Electronic Image Division competition. This coming year there will be three Categories: EID Open, EID Monochrome, and Theme.

A different Theme is set for each of the 9 EID competitions from September through May. These Themes change each month from year to year. The Themes for 2016/2017 are listed below. You can also find the Theme for each month on the Club Calendar.

   

Photographic Themes for 2016-2017

Month

Theme

September

Texture:

Find or create an image where the surface of an object is the subject of the photograph or obviously contributes to the impact of the image.

 

October

Mirror/Reflection:

Use your imagination to create an image using a mirror and its reflection.

 

November

Macro of water:

Here is an opportunity to practice macro or very close-up photography and create an unusual image of water using its many forms.

 

December

Highway or Road:

Create an image using a highway or road to illustrate compositional elements of leading lines, curves, or perspective.

 

January

Night Shooting:

Experiment with creating light drawing, light painting, neon lights at night, or lights reflecting on wet pavement.

 

February

Camera Movement:

Deliberately swing, tilt, pan, or push the camera or zoom the lens while making an exposure to create different effects on the image,

 

March

Color:

Find or create an image where the viewer has no doubt that color is the subject of the photograph. A box of crayons or colored pencils might be an example.

 

April

Sunrise/Sunset:

Get up at the crack of Dawn to photography the sun as it begins the day or stay up to get the sun as it leaves the sky.

 

May

+/- Exposure:

Deliberately over expose a shot to create a high-key effect or deliberately under expose a shot to create a low-key effect.