Topics for 2017 LPS Competitions
January: What is it? -
Capture an artistic image where identifying what "it" is, is not
immediately apparent. Title the image to identify what "it is"
February: "this is love…”
- is an oil painting technique, developed during the Renaissance, that uses
strong tonal contrasts between light and dark to model three-dimensional forms,
often to dramatic effect.
April: Social issue
-Homelessness, teen obesity, immigrants, abuse, alcoholism, pollution,
transportation, green energy, sexism, climate change, political freedom,
education, discrimination, etc.
May: Local landmark - within
100 miles of Loveland/Fort Collins
June: Forgotten (places):
Abandoned buildings, Back alleys, ruins, barns, antiques, weathered wood,
family heirloom, vintage signs, etc.
July: Travelogue - make
me want to go here!
August: Henri Cartier-Bresson
"eques" [in the style of; resembling] photograph.
The decisive moment:
Photography is not like painting," Cartier-Bresson told the Washington
Post in 1957. "There is a creative fraction of a second when you are
taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life
itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera.
That is the moment the photographer is creative," he said. "Oop! The
Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever. From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Cartier-Bresson
September: A shot in the dark
October: B&W - zone
November: Golden hour -
rays and shadows
December: "Best of
..." Enter any previously submitted images in a 2017 competition. They
do not need to have won an award, but must be in their original edit version.
The best way to do this is to select the image from your gallery.