Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Another Contest

This year has certainly been a lot less hectic without having a Big Year contest to win. I didn't chase much, traveled outside of the Delaware Valley area, didn't have to drive like a maniac up and down the NJ Turnpike chasing after birds that I really don't care about, and, well, got bored.  You read that right. It's one thing to not have to chase everything but it is quite another to not have anything to chase - if you know what I mean.

Fear not dear blog readers, I am not about to announce another Big Year but I wanted you to know that another contest is on the horizon. The DVOC has an annual photo contest which I entered a few years ago (got a second place showing) but didn't enter last year due to frantically chasing another bird or whatever. I entered this year.  Friends and family helped me select 4 photos to enter in the "Birds" category:


Peek-A-Boo

The Stalker

B-52 Bomber

I Know It's Here Somewhere
There are quite a few good photographers in the DVOC.  I wonder if I have a fighting chance with these. My friend Harvey voted for this one but my version of the photo was much duller than the one he "cleaned up" for me in PhotoShop. What do you think - next year's winner?

Color Me Cape May
I also entered a few other photos in other categories. We'll see how they fair. I think the Ruddy Daggerwing butterfly from the last post is my best chance of a win.  Anyway, contest winners will be announced at the Dec 18th meeting. Please attend if you can. You don't need to be a member to attend a meeting.  7:30 PM at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philly.  Bonus - we go out for drinks afterward!


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Well, well, well...thirty seconds from a clean getaway! You almost made it, but they pulled you back in. Maybe we should get a little starch for your spine? Good Luck for real. You are entering great stuff. HH

Harvey Tomlinson said...

If you don't win it must be "fixed" !!!! Kidding. Good Luck