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2020 February Contests Winners

Novice Color

1st Place – Elaine Hambly – It’s Family
2nd Place – Rich Stolarski – Under the Live Oak
3rd Place – Ed Niehenke – Sailors Assisting at Arlington
4th Place – Elaine Hambly – Tribute to a Dead Beetle
HM – Rich Stolarski – Dead Tree

Unlimited Color

1st Place – Christine Milleker – Carnivore
2nd Place – Marilou Burleson – Times Up
3rd Place – Charles Graf – Catherine
4th Place – Cathy Hockel – The Darkest Hour Just Before Dawn
HM – Fred Venecia – Make a Wish
HM – Christine Milleker – Vegetation Decay
HM – Ron Peiffer – Honoring the Fallen

Novice Mono

1st Place – Marilou Burleson – Do Not Enter
2nd Place – Terri Jackson – Head On A Plate
3rd Place – Marilou Burleson – Come
4th Place – Terri Jackson – See No Longer
HM – David Joyner – Day of the Dead

Unlimited Mono

1st Place – John Milleker, Jr. – Wanted
2nd Place – Mike Thomas – Overdose
3rd Place – John Milleker, Jr. – Killer Migraine
4th Place – Cathy Hockel – Topsy Turvey
HM – Christine Milleker – Ragged Stump
HM – Ed Niehenke – Death Reflection at Arlington

Novice Digital

1st Place – Ed Niehenke – Bouquet in Mourning
2nd Place – Terri Jackson – Letting History and Beauty die
3rd Place – Susan Webber – Got Beef
4th Place – Elaine Hambly – 6 Million
HM – Terri Jackson – dem bones dem bones
HM – Rich Stolarski – Arlington

Unlimited Digital

1st Place – Mike Thomas – Mortality
2nd Place – Louis Sapienza – Dear Death
3rd Place – David Joyner – Franken Mary
4th Place – Ron Peiffer – A Slow Death
HM – Chuck Gallegos – Dont Drink the Water
HM – Cathy Hockel – Death of a Bygone Era
HM – Bob Webber – Fighting Cancer

Photo Exhibition Reception at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church YouTube Video by Ed Niehenke

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Get Started Making Money in Photography – Rocky Mountain School of Photography

If you’re looking for a real and honest look at today’s photography world, you’ve found it! This Short Course will help you discover how the photo industry really works; you’ll learn about different career options, how to create a vision-based body of work, and how to take steps in the right direction.

Full-time wedding and portrait photographer Mary Brunst will start this class with some tried and true ideas of how to get your business off the ground, and she’ll fill it up with tips and information about the process of growing a sustainable business.

This crash course includes more than super valuable information. It’s a chance for you to ask a real-world, working professional photographer those burning questions you’ve been holding on to!

Topics include:

  • The importance of networking with other pros
  • Potential sources of photography income including, stock, assisting, family portraits, local business content creation
  • Branding, marketing, creating your website
  • Finding your customers
  • The challenges and realities of building your portfolio while keeping a part time or full time job

Source: Get Started Making Money in Photography – Rocky Mountain School of Photography

Maryland Photography Alliance: Fine Art Imagery

Two Under the Umbrella

November 20, 2019 to February 19, 2020
Openshaw Balcony Gallery, 3rd floor

Public Reception on Thursday, January 16 from 5:30 – 7 pm.

This show consists of 36 Images, 2 collected from each participating club. The show runs from November 20 to February 19. The Opening Reception is Thursday, January 16.

The Maryland Photography Alliance is comprised of 18 independent clubs whose goal is to encourage the understanding and appreciation of photography.  The Alliance strives to be a cultural stimulus which fosters artistic creativity.

Published 2019 October “Lens Line” Newsletter

New Meeting Room #115

We are now meeting in room 115 at the new Severna Park High School, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. There is little to no cell reception in the new room. Don’t be late or you won’t be able to get into the school.

Ft. Meade Red White & Blue Event, Annapolis July 4 Fireworks 2019

The annual Red, White and Blue Celebration hosted by Ft. Meade will be held June 28 with fireworks, rides, live music and an array of food.

Source: Ft. Meade Red White & Blue Event, Annapolis July 4 Fireworks 2019

Enjoy summer evenings at Hillwood, complete with dinner at the new Merriweather Café and documentary films that dig deep in the world of America’s most fascinating photojournalists.

Enjoy summer evenings at Hillwood, complete with dinner at Merriweather Café and documentary films that dig deep in the world of America’s most fascinating photojournalists.

Enjoy summer evenings at Hillwood, complete with dinner at Merriweather Café and documentary films that dig deep in the world of America’s most fascinating photojournalists.