2016 Competition Themes

Below are descriptions for each of the themes for our monthly competitions in 2016.  These are just guidelines to get your creative juices flowing.  In general, the theme competition will be judged based on a combination of technical merit, composition, creativity, originality, and how well the image relates to the theme.  Keep in mind that each judge may have their own interpretation of the theme and how well an image portrays that theme.  


January - Sleep


February - Desire


March - Hands


April - Adult Beverages


May - Selfie


June - Cooking


July - Motion


August - Flight


September - No competition due to County Fair

The county fair is this month. Remember to submit photos to the fair's photography competition.

October - Harvest


November - EOY Competition

All photographs which received a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in one of the monthly competitions this year will be re-entered into this month’s competition to determine the best of the best!

Submit your photos by email to competition@smccc.org

Don't forget to check out the Competition Rules