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Winter/Open Competition
March 11, 2019
7:30 pm
Newton Senior Center
2019 Competition Results
Photo by Bruce Horwitz



The theme for the third competition of the season is "Winter." You may submit any image that evokes the idea of winter. This will be interpreted broadly and images may be of any subject, taken indoors or out. The important thing is to conjure a feeling of winter. 

Submission Deadline: February 20th

Judge: Paul Nguyen

Be sure to check out Winter Competition Advice from Judge!

Submit your best winter photographs.

See our Competitions page for general information and submission specifications.

Please submit photos via Dropbox

  • You must be a member in good standing to enter. Please pay dues now if necessary.

  • Be sure to log out of DropBox before submitting your images.


Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut Street

Newton, MA 02460

Enter by the back door. Take steps (or elevator) up to the main floor and turn left. The meeting room is on the left. Parking is on streets around Newton Senior Center.


Paul Nguyen

Professional Photographer Paul Nguyen is a native of Massachusetts with over 28 years of experience in film and digital photography. He currently specializes in digital photography of natural landscapes and wildlife from New England and around the world.  In April 2017, he served in the prestigious National Parks Artist in Residence program, at Petrified Forest, AZ. His work also includes an exclusive assignment as the photographer for the Gallery on the Charles River at the Museum of Science, Boston.  His images have been licensed by organizations such as the Nature Conservancy, Tamron USA, Amazing New England Artworks, and numerous local and international publications. His outstanding image-making and teaching have gained him an equipment sponsorship from Tamron USA. Paul will also be a featured speaker at the NECCC Conference in 2020.


As an independent photographer, his travels have taken him as far as New Zealand, Asia, Iceland, Hawaii, the Caribbean, and coast to coast within North America. He turns his captured images into fine art pieces that will beautify any living or work space. He employs many advanced techniques to create his art, including extreme long exposures, low-light and night photography, and “light painting." 


Paul lives and works out of Hanson, MA. He can be seen promoting and selling his work at art shows and fairs in New England throughout the year. Paul is a favorite lecturer &  judge of local camera clubs. The Boston Camera Club awarded him Judge of the Year honors for 2015-2016. He offers local and destination photography workshops through his business, BlueHour Photo Ventures, as well as private one-on-one instruction.

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