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October 2017 competition results

The judge was Dana Romanoff. The special topic was Autumn.

June 2017 photos (no competition)

Maureen Ruddy Burkhart was the featured speaker.

May 2017 competition results

The judge was Mei Xu. The special topic was Wildlife.

April 2017 Competition Results

The judge was Bob Carmichael. The special topic was Movement.

March Photo Competition Results

The judge was Joanna Pinneo. The special topic was People.

Multimedia producer, photographer Ted Wood is speaker Feb. 9

Ted Wood, an editorial photographer and multimedia producer based in Boulder, will give a talk entitled “Environmental photojournalism in the age of lies and skeptics – what visual storytellers can do to move the needle on climate change awareness” at the Flatirons Photo Club monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Har HaShem Synagogue in Boulder.
His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Smithsonian, National Wildlife, The New York Times, Outside, The Nature Conservancy Magazine and dozens of national and international publications.
Wood is the co-founder of The Story Group, a multimedia journalism company based in Boulder that specializes in environmental stories from the western U.S. Wood has produced more than 20 short videos through Story Group productions focusing on climate change effects and other environmental issues.
More information about Wood is in Developments, the club newsletter.

January 2017 competition results

The judge was Russ Croop. The Special Topic was “lines.”

iPhone artist Russ Croop is speaker Jan. 12

Russ Croop, an iPhone artist who has creatively advanced the art of the iPhone, will be the featured speaker at the Flatirons Photo Club monthly meeting and competition Thursday, Jan. 12.

Croop is a retired Boulder Valley English, theater and photography teacher who is well-known for his iPhone photo paintings of familiar Boulder scenes. He has been a presenter and judge for the club going back to 2011, and he will be updating us about his latest works.
Croop is a Lafayette resident. He also shoots weddings, portraits (including animals), real estate, products, architecture, landscapes and a variety of other specialties.

To view some of his images and get an idea of the types of images he makes using the iPhone, visit http://www. You can also view his line of greeting cards at shops/russ-croop-photoart.

REMINDER: Digital competition entries are due Sunday, Jan. 8. Email them to

Year-End Competition Results, December 2016

Here are the results of the Flatirons Photo Club 2016 year-end competition.
The judges were: Julie Cardinal, owner of The Darkroom photography gallery in Longmont; Chelsea Farmer of Morrissey and Associates photography in Longmont; and Robert Castellino of Robert Castellino Photography in Boulder.
During the meeting, new officers were elected by acclamation. They are:
President, John Kieffer
Vice President, Ning Mosberger-Tang
Secretary: Bruce Henderson
Congratulations to the new officers!


Russ Dohrmann Best of Show Award goes to Ilene Meyers – for her photo “Meditation.”

Digital Realism (RL)
1 – John Kieffer, “Missed The Sunrise.”
2 – Peter Bandurian, “Abandoned Hope.”
3 – Bruce Henderson, “South African Rhino.”
Honorable Mention – “Ilene Meyers, Meditation.”

Digital Special Effects (SE)
1 – John Kieffer, “Christmas Camp.”
2- Cary Wolfson, “The Portal.”
3 – John Kieffer, “Mesa Arch Starscape.”
Honorable Mention – Cary Wolfson, “Aspen Abstract.”

Print Realism
1. “Rodeo Queens” – Bruce Henderson
2. “Inflation” – Cary Wolfson
3. “Cuban Auto Shop” – Gail Dohrmann
Honorable Mention” – Looking Up – Peter Bandurian

Print Special Effects
1. Gail Dohrmann, “Dahlia Etched in Red.”
2. Bruce Henderson, “The Beginning of Time.”
3. Gail Dohrmann, “Dubrovnik in the Rain.”
Honorable Mention – Cary Wolfson, “Homestead.”

B&W/Monochrome Print
1. Kent Copeland, “Prairie Smoke Portrait.”
2. Kent Copeland, “Crooked Door to the Past.”
3. Bruce Henderson, “Stairway in Iceland.”
Honorable Mention – Gail Dohrmann, “Russ at Boulder Valley Ranch.”

Here are the photos (still need to upload a digital version of Gail Dohrmann’s Third Place Print Realism entry entitled “Cuban Auto Shop”):