Rules of Competition

Digital Image Entry

Digital Image Standings

Susan Mosser and Pam Lintner

Questions about competition?


Due Dates: (generally, images are due the 1st Monday of the month; competition night is generally the 2nd to the last Monday of the month).

Images Due Competition Nights

Categories for Competition:

Nature (Birds and Other)
Manipulated Art

Rick Cloran, HonPSA, GMPSA, HonNEC-GLPA Masters Competitor-Comments on All Class B; Class A General; Masters Nature
Paul Smith, MNEC-MA Gateway CC-Comments on Class B General; All Class A; Masters Scenic & All Manipulated Art
Fred & Mary, MNEC Boucher-MA-Merimack Valley CC-Comments on Class B Scenic; Class A Nature; All Masters Class & All People
Silvana Della Camera-MA-Stoney Brook CC-Comments on All Class B; Class A Scenics; Masters Nature & All Manipulated Art
Karl Zurate, MNEC-RI-Photographic Soc. of Rhode Island-Comments on Class B Nature; All Class A; Masters General
TBA-Comments on Class B General; Class A Scenics; All Masters Class & All People



For the upcoming 2021-2022 season, we have relaxed Covid restrictions previously mandated by the governor: no sign-ups for meetings or limited audience attendance. However, prudence dictates that we require the unvaccinated wear a mask at club meetings and other club related interactions. If you are vaccinated, the decision is yours whether or not to wear a mask. Masks and hand sanitizers will be available at the club and we will continue to use the UVC lights for disinfecting after each use of the club.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON LICENSED IMAGES: We appreciate that many members are actively promoting their work and often seek alternative avenues including the sale or licensing of their work to commercial sources. All members must understand that the sale or licensing of their work to a stock agency or other commercial enterprise places restrictions on the use and display of that image. Greater Lynn Photographic Association does not wish to unknowingly display a licensed or otherwise restricted image on its web site or in any other manner that may violate the terms of the member's licensing or sale agreement with a third party. We therefore require that members refrain from entering any image that is licensed or otherwise restricted in any competitions. In the event that a member is successful in marketing an image that is already on the GLPA web site, we ask that you immediately notify the web team at and alert us to that fact so that the image can be taken down promptly.

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Projected Image Competition

November 2021 Competition

Class B
Image of the Month
Waiting for You
Helen Jesionowski
Class A
Image of the Month
After the Summer Rain at Annisquam
Nina Taggart
Image of the Month
Leopard with Prey
Karen Comppen

Image of the Month
Golden Smile
James Brady, MNEC
Manipulated Art
Image of the Month
I'm Watching You
Linda Gould

(See Galleries of past competitions at end of this page.)


Greater Lynn has an active competition program (see the separate link for Print Competitions). For a complete set of Rules for competing, click on the link in the left column.

The Digital Image Competition is open to all members who have paid their dues for the club year. Competitions will generally be held on the next to last Monday of the month in October, November, January, February, March, and April. 

There will be a Daniel Charbonnet Memorial Photograph of the Year in Prints and in Projected Image.  The winners in each section will receive an 8x10 plaque with the winning image reproduced. 

Competing in a club our size is hard but rewarding. It is one of ways you will improve your photography, by putting your work up against others’ work and seeing how you compare. You will learn from the scores and critiques. If you never show anyone your work, you lose half the joy of taking the photograph.

Competition should be used as a learning tool, not just for scores. You can learn a lot from the judge’s comments on not only your work, but the other work that has been submitted.

Be sure to check out the write-up by Rick Cloran on Setting Your Color Space. This will help your images look as they should when they are projected.

Looking forward to seeing your images.


Galleries of winners from past competitions

October 2021

2021-2022 season
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2020-2021 season
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November 2021


October 2020
February 2021
2019-2020 season
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April Competition Zoom videos:

Class B video
Class A video

Masters Class video
People (A / Masters) video

Annual 2020
Annual Competition Zoom videos:


2018-2019 season
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2017-2018 season
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2016-2017 season
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2015-2016 season
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2014-2015 season



2013-2014 season
2012-2013 season
2011-2012 season
2010-2011 season
2009-2010 season