JANUARY - Boardwalks


FEBRUARY - Macro/Closeup


MARCH - B&W (No Monotones or Sepia)


APRIL - Critique - Theme is Wildlife (excluding vegetation and household pets). Digital file submissions only. This is a competition with ribbons.

MAY - “Blue Hour” Digital file submissions only.

The blue hour is the period of twilight in the late dusk each evening, or the very dawn of the morning. When the sun is at a significant distance below the horizon and the residual indirect sunlight takes on a predominantly blue hue. Digital file submissions



SEPTEMBER - Nature is an Artist (Could be Landscapes, Fall Foliage, Flowers, Foggy Marshes etc.)


OCTOBER - Marinas


NOVEMBER - Open. (Any subject but with 2 Year time limit)


DECEMBER - People's Choice - First place winners in each level for each  month will be voted by membership.


 All themes will have a two year time limit



JANUARY - Vintage Thing - Old, recognized, and enduring interest, or quality, perhaps just old-fashioned. Use classic, but like new items or let rust and/or peeling paint tell the story.    


FEBRUARY - Fill the Frame - Fill your entire photograph with the subject. No negative space. Get close.   


MARCH - Tall Things - Looking Up: Looking up/Tall Things: Look up! High ceilings, tall trees, water towers, power lines, steeples, tall person, shoot up at a different angle   


APRIL – Open (No Time Limit) 


MAY - So Southern/South Carolina: photos that depicts the South Carolina way of life. Palm trees, shrimp boats, low country boil, Gullah traditions, Marshes and more. 


SEPTEMBER – Flight:  The action or process of flying through the air, like an arrow, ball, balloon, bird, plane, or rocket. Through the air from point a to point b. 


OCTOBER – Games. Choose from games like Bocce, table tennis, dominoes, billiards, cards, Mahjong, pickle ball, golf, horseshoes, tennis, softball and volleyball. Take a photo of a different angle of a game! 


NOVEMBER- Things That Begin with the Letter T:  Try this thoroughly transforming, transporting test of your talents of things!  


DECEMBER – People’s Choice - First place winners in each level for each  month will be voted by membership.

All themes will have a two year time limit, with the exception of April.