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Digital Assignments 2022 
JanuaryLet there be lightAn image created in the dark of the night illuminated by natural or artificial light.
FebruaryToysAn image of an object used by a child of any age for pleasure rather than for a serious use.
MarchWeatherCapture an image of a weather related Phenomenon as a key feature in the composition.
AprilReflectionAn image incorporating a reflection.
MayA moment in timeAn image capturing a instant in time of an object/process obviously in motion.
JuneNo Assignment (Year End Awards)
JulyCalmAn image that conveys a sense of calm.
AugustPatterns in natureNatural patterns or regularities found in the natural world. Examples include waves, foams, cracks, meanders, trees, clouds…
SeptemberStreet photography Wikipedia defines street photography as “photography conducted for art or inquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents.”
Street Photography does not have to be done on the streets, you can do street photography anywhere. For example A captured image of an activity involving a summer event such as Fairs, Markets, Celebrations or Competions.
OctoberWabi Sabi The Japanese aesthetic sometimes described as one of appreciating beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete" in nature. Rusted vehicles, dead leaves, driftwood, cracked or brocke objects are examples.
NovemberFall colorsCreate and image that captures the magic of fall foliage in the northwest.
DecemberNo Assignment (holiday party)
Print Assignments 2022 
JanuaryColorful costume or clothingAny image where the primary subject is wearing a colorful costume or clothing.
FebruaryWinter in the PNWAny image, taken inside or out, that portrays life in the PNW in winter.
MarchInterior architectureThe interior structural details of a building.
AprilA dock or pierAn image where the primary focus is a dock or pier.
MayFlowersFlowers.
JuneWildlife in MonochromeAny wildlife in monochrome rather than color.
JulyCityscape at nightA nighttime image of a city or part thereof.
AugustSportsAn action shot from any sport, individual or team.
SeptemberSchoolAn image related to any aspect of attending school.
OctoberRiver or waterfallAn image with a river or waterfall in it.
NovemberWindAny image that portrays movement caused by wind or the effects of that movement.
DecemberNo Assignment (holiday party)
Digital Assignments 2021 
JanuaryIn the Dark of the NightImage easily identified as being be captured during the period of 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise.
FebruaryWinter in the Pacific NorthwestA captured image which is representative of living in the Pacific Northwest.
MarchLong Exposure Required > 1 secAn image captured using an exposure time of greater than 1 second required for low light conditions, to smooth out the flow of water or to show motion.
AprilSomething Old and Something NewAn Image whose subject is a comparison between old and new objects of similar type or function, for example a dial phone and a smart phone.
MayOn the Water or In the AirActivity or objects on the water or in the air.
JuneArchitectural PhotographyFrom Wikipedia, “Architectural photography is the subgenre of the photography discipline where the primary emphasis is made to capturing photographs of buildings and similar architectural structures that are both aesthetically pleasing and accurate in terms of representations of their subjects.“.
JulyFourth of JulyAn image captured of activities, decorations, celebrations associated with the Fourth of July holiday.
AugustOn or From the FarmAn image captured of farmland, structures, animals or of the activities in the production of agriculture products.
SeptemberIdentified with Washington StateA captured image of object, activity, or person(s) identified with Washington State. Examples: Washington State Ferries, Starbucks Coffee, Mount Rainier, Floating Bridges, Fish tossing in the Pike Street Market, etc.
OctoberLooking through a Window or DoorwayAn image captured from either side of the window or doorway (inside or outside). Window or doorway could be in a structure, vehicle, boat, airplane, etc.
NovemberWide Angle ImagesAn image captured with an angle of view 55 degrees or more. For a full frame sensor camera, an image captured at a focal length of 35 mm or less, for a APS-C sensor camera, an image captured at a focal length of 24 degrees or less and for a micro four thirds sensor camera, an image capture at a focal length of 17 mm.
DecemberNo Assignment (holiday party)
Print Assignments 2021 
JanuaryWhimsyPlayful, fun or humorous image
FebruaryHandsImage of hands in everyday life
MarchDramatic sky or cloudsCloudscape or sunset or other sky scene outside the ordinary.
AprilPastelsAnything in pastel colors
MayMinimalistAn image containing only essential
information.
JuneLandscape
JulyStillnessAn image conveying a feeling of stillness or quiet.
AugustMoving waterMay be natural or human caused
SeptemberRepeating patterns in natureAny form or line in nature that repeats
OctoberMultiple exposuresCreated in camera or in photoshop
NovemberAutumn beautyAnything the maker finds beautiful in autumn (need not be colorful leaves).
DecemberNo Assignment (holiday party)