Submission Night Themes

Themes 2022/2023

  • September – Reflections
  • October – Nature
  • November – Animals
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Long Exposure
  • February – Macro
  • March – Symmetry
  • April – Food
  • May – Silhouettes
  • June – no submissions
  • July – no submissions
  • August – no submissions

Themes 2023/2024

  • September – Cats
  • October – Gas Stations
  • November – Wildlife in an urban setting
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Mirrors
  • February – Expressions in people or animals
  • March – Staircases
  • April – Geometric
  • May – Alphabet in nature
  • June – no submissions
  • July – no submissions
  • August – no submissions

Themes from the Past

2021/2022 Themes

  • September – Water/Rivers/Seas/Waterfalls
  • October – Out of Place
  • November – Silhouette
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Rural  
  • February – Winter/Ice/Snow
  • March – Shadows
  • April – Nightlight
  • May – Scenic Photography
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions

2020/2021 Themes

  • September – Movement
  • October – Emotions
  • November – In-Flight
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Low Angle
  • February – Black & White
  • March – Lines & Curves
  • April – Abandoned
  • May – Patterns in nature
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions

2019/2020 Themes

  • September – Backroads (not highways)
  • October – Sky (storms, sunrise, sunset, star trails, aurora, lightning etc)
  • November – Sport(s)
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Bridges
  • February – Mechanical details
  • March – Churches
  • April – Architecture
  • May – Abandoned buildings
  • June – Negative Space (continue throughout summer due to Covid)
  • July – Macro/Miniature
  • August – Juxtaposition

2018/2019 Themes

  • September – Flora
  • October – Out of Place
  • November – Landscape
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Still life
  • February – Doors
  • March – Abstract
  • April – Fence Line(s)
  • May – Reflections
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions

2017/2018 Themes

  • September – My Summer
  • October – Colour
  • November – Portraits
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Night scenes
  • February – Friendship
  • March – People at work
  • April – Texture
  • May – Wet!
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions

2016/2017 Themes

  • September – Panning
  • October – Cityscapes
  • November – Shadows
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Patterns
  • February – Minimalistic
  • March – Line
  • April – Ice
  • May – Industrial
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions

2015/2016 Themes

  • September – Abstract
  • October – Cell phone or Tablet photo
  • November – Ripples
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Bug Hunt
  • February – Grungy
  • March – Peaceful
  • April – Long Exposure
  • May – Signs of Change
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions

2014/2015 Themes

  • September – Standing out in a crowd
  • October – Street (Hipshot) – no looking through the lens
  • November – Opposites
  • December – no submissions
  • January – Broken
  • February – Partially obscured
  • March – Through the window (shot into or through a window)
  • April – Symmetry
  • May – Shallow depth of field
  • June – Season Finale; no contest submissions