"These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me."

-Ansel Adams

2012 Themes

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Remember that these themes are designed to have many possible interpretations. They do not have to be taken at face value.

You do not have to complete every category. It's better to submit fewer photos at a higher quality.

Combine categories in creative ways, as long as they all the themes in a photo make sense, it maximizes your points.

Have fun, this is not a chore, it's a chance to shoot the way you want to shoot.

Visit the judges' takes for examples of how past themes have been interpreted.