Monday, December 7, 2009

Artsy Spoons

Spoons are both funny and dramatic, so we discovered in our last theme.
Congrats to:
Evan Raitt

Melissa Ng

Monday, November 23, 2009

Selections from "Rusty Metal" theme

Our "Rusty Metal" theme had a tie for top favorite. Thanks to our group photographers for sending in very rusty pictures!

From Angela Convington:

From Mark Hagen:

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Results from "Secrets" theme

The top favorite for our "Secrets" theme was this photo, by Joseph Miller, entitled "Locked Out":

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Congrats to our top voted Portraits!

1st: Lindsey Duncan

2nd: Melisaa Ng

Thanks for your participation and be sure to vote for the next theme!

Monday, October 12, 2009

Theme: Picture Within a Picture

The last IWS theme was a Point 'n' Shoot Only just to shake things up a bit. And wow, did it ever! We have an overwhelming favorite for this assignment...

Amber Van Vleet's: "Where I'd Rather Be"

Monday, September 28, 2009

Assignment: Sound

Capturing "Sound" using only visual instruments is quite a feat, but these are some downright awesome shots that make you hear sounds ringing in your ears:

1st: Josh Voorhees
"Sister Sound"

2nd: Mark Hagen

3rd: Kimberly Cardoza

Congrats on the voted top three!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Reflection theme results

We set out to capture reflections and reflections we caught. Here are the two top favorites from our Reflection theme:

By Jonathan Hardy:

By Amber Van Vleet:

Thanks to all the members of our small, happy Facebook group. (Now on Twitter too!)

Monday, August 31, 2009

Top Favorites from the Black and White theme

Speaking of color - we experimented with hues of grey during our "Black and White" theme. Here's a sample of the photos:

From Esther Zimmerman:
From Ian Smythe:

Monday, August 17, 2009

Top Voted Communication Images

The assignment was given to capture "Communication" in a picture. Broad idea, yes? Here's what some of our members came up with:

Daniel Gardner

And our new member,
Lyndsey Duncan
The Meeting Under the Crows Nest

Awesome work, people! I loved many of the submissions this round. Thanks for your participation and see you in the next theme!

Monday, August 3, 2009

The Letter T

"Take a picture of something that begins with the Letter T," said the guru to the novice. And so we did, and here are some of our photographs:

Mark Hagen: Tree House


Hannah G: Tilted

Daniel Gardner: Time

Monday, July 20, 2009

"In the Kitchen" theme favorites

So while we were cooking and baking in the kitchen we grabbed our cameras (hopefully washing our hands first, right? ;)) and shot some shots:

from Hannah Georgeff

from Hannah Crow

Monday, July 6, 2009

Samples from our "Small" theme

We grabbed our cameras and went searching for shots that would fit a "Small" theme. According to our group poll, here are two favorites:

From Amber Van Vleet:

From Jeremy Naylor:
More great photos at our Facebook group, here:

Monday, June 8, 2009

Selections from "Polaroid Smile" theme

This is favorite you chose for our last theme of Polaroid Smiles. :) Congrats to...

Rebekah Walls:

Monday, May 25, 2009

Selections from "Country Sights"

Top Favorites from our Country Sights theme

Abigail Marie Røise Kramer:
Lindsey Sorgard:
Thanks to all who participated with the pictures and the poll!

Monday, May 11, 2009

Selections from our "City Sights" theme

Here are your top favorites for our latest theme:
Jeremy Naylor
Hannah G

Honorable mentions:
Amber Parrow
Jason Kent

Monday, April 27, 2009

Selections from our "Tranquil" theme

How would you capture tranquility in a snapshot? Here are the top favorites from our "Tranquil" theme.

By Eric Farewell:

By Linnae Neighbour:
Many thanks to our facebook friends who shared their photography and skills with us!

Monday, April 13, 2009

Selections from the "Formal" theme

Here are the top results for our group project of taking pictures with a "Formal" theme.

"Flying in Air"
by Rebekah Crow:

"Formal Goofs"
by Amber Van Vleet

Special thanks to the snipers who sent in photos and voted in the poll!

Monday, March 30, 2009

Selections from the "Solitary" Theme

Here are top favorites from our Solitary theme:

Amber Van Vleet: 
Just the Wind

Melissa Ng: 
One Single Solitary note

Hannah Georgeff:
"Roses are Red..."

Thanks to our group members for participating in our themes and polls!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Sung by Pictures

We had some pretty powerful images when they were coupled with song lyrics. I wish I could post more of them in here. =)

Ian Smythe

"You Raise me up so I can stand on Mountains... You raise me up"

Song: You Raise Me Up


Hannah Georgeff
"Dreams are nothing more than wishes,
And a wish is just a dream you wish to come true."

Song: The Puppy Song


Daniel Gardner
"..Somebody told me that the world was gonna roll me
I ain't the sharpest tool in the shed..."

Song: All Star by Smash Mouth (from the Shrek movie)

Good luck on the next assignment. :D

Monday, March 2, 2009


Congrats to this theme's top favorites:

Daniel Gardner
Lost Paper Boat

Amber Parrow

Honorable mentions:
Abigail Kramer
Hannah Georgeff
Jonathan Hardy

Let the creativity continue!

Monday, February 16, 2009

"Night" shots posted

Check out all the cool photos from our "Night" theme here!

And here are the top photos you chose:

Ian Smythe

Hannah Georgeff

Chris Yokel

Thanks for all the cool pics, peoples! We really appreciate you're participation in our group - ya'll are the best. :)

Monday, February 2, 2009

"Timeless" Pictures

    Our "Timeless" saw some amazingly woven pictures. As Chris Yokel said, "Timeless is a highly interpretive theme [and] makes for some interesting broadness of thought." As per our poll, here are the top three interpretations of timeless:

'Daddy's Little Girl' by Amy Derby
"Timeless: A Bride Preparing" by Amber Van Vleet
"The King and his Queen" by Laura Farmer

Thanks for the great turnout folks! Keep shutterbugging! See you next poll.

Monday, January 19, 2009

The Mystery of Shadows

Congrats to our top "Shadow" pictures! Well done!

Amber Van Vleet:

Abigail Roise Kramer:

Hannah Lee Georgeff:

Thank you so much to everyone who has continued to participate in our photography group. It's been so much fun to see all the creative pictures and we're blown away with the talent we're seeing from our friends! Keep posting!! :D