Best in Themes from Club Theme Nights.

September 2021 Theme – Pick a Patch

Thanks to everyone for joining in tonight.  In total 30 images were shown for the Sept theme “Pick a Patch” and the following were selected for special merit.

In order…….


Roy Abbott – Ripples

Rob Donaldson – Fall Leaf

Mike Strong- Beach Bark

Brian Palmer – Playground Space Loops


And finally the photo of the month….. 


Carol Howe – The Shapes Within

Thanks again for all who entered.  And remember the theme for October is “Food”.  

Please have your images into me by November 7.


OCTOBER – “Food” – Be a product photographer for a day.  Anything that you can eat is food and is fair game this month.  Cooked or raw, it doesn’t matter.  Edward Weston found beauty in peppers and cabbages, what can you find?

Mike Strong

Shadow Theme

We had a ZOOM meeting last night to present the member submissions for the August theme, “Shadows”.  Twenty seven images were shown from nine photographers.
I chose some merit winners as well as the photo of the month.  


Mother Natures heart – Brian Palmer


Hidden Shadow – Fransisco Molina


Bold – Lynne Kelman


Waiting on the tea to mash – Ron Kelman


and finally the photo of the month,


Urban Shapes – Carol Howe


Thanks to all for contributing and we will look forward to your Sept theme submissions “Pick a Patch”.   They are due October 7 to me ().
And continuing on with themes the new theme for October is, 


OCTOBER – “Food” – Be a product photographer for a day.  Anything that you can eat is food and is fair game this month.  Cooked or raw, it doesn’t matter.  Edward Weston found beauty in peppers and cabbages, what can you find?

Mike Strong

May Theme – Covid

These are just a few of the submissions for our Covid Theme for the month of May—we did not do any awards for this theme—but had a lively discussion on all the images—Thank you everyone for your images—–

YELLOW—is your June theme—-the closing date will be July 4th—-Lynne Kelman

April Theme: Action/Motion

Here are the results of the ZOOM meeting where the theme entries for ‘Action’ were shown. All in all we had a good turnout with 42 images from fourteen photographers.

The merit winners for the month are;

Brian Palmer – Back Flip

Joy Hayes – Hair Missile

Llaesa North – Still the Best

Neil Errington – Determination

And the most outstanding image of the month was

Ron Kelman – Struggle for ownership

Thanks to everyone for participating and remember that themes will be handled by Lynne Kelman () for the summer.

Mike Strong

March Theme, Transportation

Best photo of the month – Ron Kelman – Our Summer Train Stopping Soon

These are the merit and winner of the month for the March themes
Merit winners

Gayle Reeves – Footwear

Carol Howe – Cruising

Roy Abbott – End of the Road

Norman Orr – Vehicular Solitude

Best photo of the month – Ron Kelman – Our Summer Train Stopping Soon

Thanks for everyone who participated
Mike Strong

February Theme : Abstract

Photo of the Month – Llaesa North – North Morning Light

Merit –

Sheldon Boyles – Mixture of Time and Colour

Brian Palmer – Textures of the Forest

Carol How – Fugue in D Minor

Fransico Molina – Diagonal Cross

Rob Donaldson – The Rose

Roy Abbott – Dream Time

January Theme: Black and White

Overall – Ron Kelman – Red Tailed Hawk

Merit – Leo le Ctouteur – Dream Home by private lake

Merit – Jim Hatch – B&W1

Merit – Derek Hayes – BC Place Roof

Merit – Llaesa North – Yellowlegs in black and white

Merit – Joy Hayes – Love

December Theme: Backlight

The merit awards are;


Leo LeCouteur – Last Two leaves of summer
Lynn Kelman – Lynn Valley
Mike Strong – At Attention
Brian Palmer 3 eggs in a Nest
Roy Abbott – Mellow Yellow 


and finally the image of the month is from
Llaesa North – A time for Infants

November Theme :Reflections

1-Llaesa North – Colour Wash
2-Joy Hayes-Light Play
3-Palmer Brian-Reflecting on a Reflection 
4-Lynn Kelman – Rox Reflected
5-RoyAbbott-TwoDrops
6-Mike Strong – What is going on

and the most outstanding image of the month was 

         2- Joy Hayes-Light Play