Tag: Photography

Photo Club begins season with a “Cars” theme contest

Joan Muckley‘s first place photo, Old Texas Packard

The Photo Club of Quail Creek started the new calendar year with its monthly members contest having a theme Cars. This month it drew a large number of entries – we had 39 shots submitted, all of which can be seen on our Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/129343350@N08/sets/72157677697258724 Joan Muckley‘s first place photo, Old Texas Packard, was…

January 2017 Open Photo Contest

First Place, The Corner: Route 66, by Gary Carroll

Every year the Photo Club of Quail Creek opens up its monthly contest to all Quail Creek residents. January’s contest theme was Open, i.e., submit the best photo you have taken over the last three years, no theme restriction. This year it drew a large number of participants; 39 people submitted shots, all of which…

December photo contest: club field trips

Every month, the Photo Club of Quail Creek tries to take a field trip. December’s contest was to present your shot from a recent outing. All entries are viewable on the club’s Flickr page (https://www.flickr.com/photos/129343350@N08/albums) for choosing one’s own favorite. This month we had a husband and wife finish first and second. Larry Phillips’ first…

Photography Club’s November photo contest: Birds

Jeff Krueger’s first place photo, Affection Quail Style

Jim Burkstrand There were 65 entries in the November contest with the topic of Birds. All entries are viewable on the club’s Flickr page (https://www.flickr.com/photos/129343350@N08/albums) for choosing one’s own favorite. Jeff Krueger’s first place photo, Affection Quail Style, was taken in April 2016. It was shot at the Bill Forbes bird blind outside of Madera…

Correction to PCQC July photo contest

Larry Phillips’ First Place image, South Arch Landscape

Robert Thoresen Larry Phillips’ image, South Arch Landscape, was posted as the second place entry in the PCQC July 2016 Photo Contest reported (Theme: Bridging the Gap), in the September 2016 Quail Creek Crossing. In reality, Larry placed first. This is the South Window of the North and South Window Arches in Arches National Park…

Steve Piepmeier places first in June photo contest

First Place: Steve Piepmeier - Barbwire Twist

Robert Thoresen June’s photo contest theme of Silhouettes, a dark shape or outline against a light background, seemed a continuum of May’s theme Reflections. In Steve’s back yard, where he was taking a picture of a giant saguaro, he noticed the beauty of the twisted barbed wire. He has been photographing barbed wire for years.…

Jeff Krueger wins May’s photo contest

First Place: Jeff Krueger - Bird Bath

Robert Thoresen A definition is needed for this article. How is reflections defined? Thanks to Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language for assistance. As a verb or noun reflection is an image of somebody or something that appears in a mirror or other reflecting surface (synonyms: mirror image—likeness—echo—image—replication); the process or act of reflecting…

Photography Club April contest winners

First Place: Jim Burstrand – Circuits

Robert Thoresen April’s contest theme was electronics. Two of the three top finishers took apart circuit boards to create their images. Third place finisher Steve Piepmeier approached this topic from a much larger geopolitical scale. Jim Burkstrand’s first place photo Circuits was taken April 1, 2016. Jim had an old electronic weather station that had stopped…