TVOCC Program

TVOCC 2022-2023 Program

Sept.27th – “Cropping Photos For Composition” –  Nigel Sutton – Calgary Custom Photo Services

Oct.25th – “Taking A Photo – Checklist” – Bob Jackson

Nov.29th – “B&W Print Competion” and Christmas Cheer

Jan.31st – “Cleaning Up Your Photos – how to eliminate sensor spots and pokies etc.” – Barb Larson

Feb.28th  – “Shoot the Moon” – Doug Brook

Mar.28th – “Environmental Portraits” – Ted Dawson

Apr.25th – AGM – Roundtable Discussion.

May 9th – Annual Competition Banquet (see below)

TVOCC Annual Competition Banquet – May 9, 2023

signs of spring

"Storm Approaching"

Barb Larson’s overall winning image from our May 2022 Annual Competition

See all the images from the May 2022 Competition here.

May 2023 Competition Categories

  1. Landscape/Seascape (no cityscapes) limited man-made objects and no people.
  2. Windows – may be a window or through a window
  3. Antiques/Something Old from within Foothills County – no editing allowed
  4. Antiques/Something Old from within Foothills County – editing allowed – may be the same photo edited from #3 or a separate photo
  5. Wildlife – animals or birds (no insects)
  6. Macro – may include insects
  7. People – Environmental Portrait – may include people in a work, party, play, relax environment

Competition Rules

  1. All paid members may enter their images in the annual competition.
  2. Digital entries to the competition are to be submitted (or uploaded) to by the deadline – April 2023 (date tbd).
  3. No late entries will be accepted.
  4. All entries are to be identified by category and must be titled (see #10 below).
  5. Any image for the competition must have been taken from January 1st, 2022 to the current deadline date.
  6. Images entered in regular meeting competitions can be re-submitted to the banquet competition.
  7. Images entered in previous annual competitions are not eligible.
  8. Limit of one (1) entry per category.
  9. Entries are judged by an outside judge and the judge’s decisions are final.
  10. Photographic Titles – Each image must have a descriptive title.  Keep it simple.
  11. Digital Manipulation – Editing allowed on all categories EXCEPT #3.
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