Set subjects

Set Subjects for 2019:

Images are to be no more than 1920 pixels wide and no more than 1080 pixels high.

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It is important to realise that every photographer may interpert each subject quite differently to the next person. The definitons below are therefore very brief, and are only to be used as a guideline……

February    –       Reflections:

Reflection photography, also referred to as mirror photography, is when you use reflective surfaces to create an artistic echo of a scene. … (Wikipedia)

March   –       Monochrome:

Monochrome photography is photography where each position on an image can record and show a different amount of light, but not a different hue. It includes all forms of black-and-white photography, which produce images containing tones of neutral grey ranging from black to white.(Wikipedia)

April   –       Movement:

Motion blur is the apparent streaking of moving objects in a photograph or a sequence of frames, such as a film or animation. It results when the image being recorded changes during the recording of a single exposure, due to rapid movementor long exposure. (Wikipedia)

May   –      Street:

Street photography at its essence means candid photography of people and humanity. A street photograph has to be a real, unposed moment.

What is Street Photography? – An Introductory, How-To Guide for Beginners

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Photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places. … Street photography does not necessitate the presence of a street or even the urban environment. (Wikipedia)

June   –       Portrait:

Club Portrait Definition:
“ Photographs of single subject or group portraiture for example babies, children, parents, grand- parents, families, Zoo, farm and domestic animals ”

Portrait photography or portraiture in photography is a photograph of a person or group of people that captures the personality of the subject by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. A portrait picture might be artistic, or it might be clinical, as part of a medical study. (Wikipedia)

July    –        The Decisive Moment: 

The decisive moment is a concept made popular by the street photographer, photojournalist, and Magnum co-founder Henri Cartier-Bresson. The decisive moment refers to capturing an event that is ephemeral and spontaneous, where the image represents the essence of the event itself. (Wikipedia)

7 Tips How to Capture “The Decisive Moment” in Street Photography

Understanding The Decisive Moment

August   –      Leading Lines: 13th August 2019

Leading lines are used to draw the viewer’s eye through a photograph. They are intentional or unintentional, natural lines created in the space of the photograph and are used to create a visual narrative in the composition. (Wikipedia)

Joshua Dunlop Trading as ExpertPhotography: https://expertphotography.com/how-to-use-leading-lines-to-improve-your-composition/

September   –      Minimalist: 10th September 2019

Minimalism is a style employed by many 20th Century artists, using a minimum amount of components such as colour, shape, line and texture. Within the art world it is considered an extremely subjective concept, leaving interpretation and meaning up to the viewers perception of the work. (Photo tuts)

Minialist - by Prakash Ghodke: https://photography.tutsplus.com/articles/less-is-more-50-examples-of-minimalist-photography--photo-3914

October   –       In the Kitchen: 8th October 2019

A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation in a dwelling or in a commercial establishment. … Commercial kitchens are found in restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, hospitals, educational and workplace facilities, army barracks, and similar establishments. (Wikipedia)

In the Kitchen - by The Photo Argus, Stephanie Kaykok: https://www.thephotoargus.com/great-kitchen-photography-ideas/

November   –      Animal Magic: 12th November 2019

BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/42370545

More information on this topic will be added closer to the November closing date.

December – Salon: 10th December 2019

All images that have received ‘honours’ at a club night will automatically be put forward for judging in this Salon. In addition to this we invite members to re-submit up to 3 images that they feel may have been harshly judged and/or are personal favourites.

NOTE:  For the Salon, images must be submitted exactly as entered, i.e. with no further editing or adjustments, and they must have been entered in a 2019 club night for judging.


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