2014 Competition Assignments

The assigned categories for 2014 have been decided and are listed below. This list is also published on the Competition Info Page for reference at any time. If you have any questions regarding any of the topics please don’t hesitate to ask Robert or Jim for clarification.

Jan       Landscapes
Feb      Vertical Composition (Present a strong composition in vertical orientation)
Mar      White on White or Black on Black (Image may contain some color but must be primarily a white subject against a white background or a black subject against a black background)
April     Story Board ( 3-5 images that when presented together tell a story)
May      Animals in action (Not standing still or dead on a plate)
June     Abstract (The use of color, tones, shapes, patterns, etc in your photograph to represent a subject without necessarily providing recognizable visual references for the viewer)
July      Display of Human Emotion (People displaying a recognizable emotion, not an image of some other subject intended to to evoke an emotion in the viewer)
Aug      Macro
Sept     Adventure sports (This does not mean organized, team sports like baseball, football, soccer, etc. Think rock-climbing, skydiving, white-water rafting, mountain biking, snowboarding, etc)
Oct       Emulate the masters (Create a photo that emulates the work of a recognized master in any form of the visual arts. Be certain to bring a photo of the master’s original work for comparison)
Nov     Photograph a public performance (Photograph a dance performance, theatrical play, music concert, etc)

Holiday Party Info

Our annual holiday party will be held on December 12th. 7:00 PM at tRG studio. As always, we will be having a print show – please bring a print to hang and be prepared to talk briefly to everyone about your print. We will be awarding the prizes for the competition winners and we will have a few other fun surprises You are welcome to bring a guest and please bring an appetizer, entree, dessert, or drinks to share. We have tableware, cups, ice, and decorations covered already. You may use the following form to let everyone know what you are bringing. This list can be looked at first so that you can see what others have already signed up to bring and avoid duplicates.

If you are able to stay after and help with the cleanup please use this form to sign up:

October Meeting Update

This is a reminder that the second meeting in October will not take place at tRG studio on Friday night as is usually the case. Instead we having our club photo walk on Saturday afternoon/evening in Clearwater. We will meet at 4:00 PM at the Capitol Theatre,405 Cleveland St, Clearwater, FL 33755.


Competition Meeting 10-18-2013

TBCC Competition Meeting 05-17-13

TBCC Competition Meeting 04-19-2013

March 22nd Meeting Itinerary

This Friday there will be a presentation by Jim Sykes. Topics will be resizing of digital images and a primer on lenses. The new ID badges are supposed to be ready as well. See you there.

TBCC 03-15-13 Meeting Broadcast

03-15-13 Meeting Broadcast Update

Just want to make anyone who plans on watching the live broadcast of the meeting tonight aware that the broadcast will start at approximately 7:30 PM tonight instead of 7:00 due to a presentation we are doing at the start of the meeting that cannot be broadcast over the air for copyright reasons.


The new score sheet for 21013 has been posted with January competition results. The link is:
The link is also always available over in the right column of the website.

I will be working out of town and will be unable to attend the February competition meeting. This means that the meeting will not be broadcast as usual. Sorry for the inconvenience.