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Susan Schmidt

Found Still Life/Open

Erik Gehring

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

12:30 AM

Submission Deadline:

November 11, 2022

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Still life images are often carefully crafted scenes, often in a home or studio. We would like you to present the "found" still life. Maybe it is the way a bike or other object is staged against a building in a certain light. Whatever you capture, try and find the spontaneous, unexpected still life scene in the outdoor environment.

Photos can be of any subject and will be judged on creativity, effective use of lighting, and overall impact of the image. Consider images that tell a story or evoke a particular mood. 

See our Competitions page for general information and submission specifications.

Please submit via Dropbox using the button above:

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

  • Please log out of your DropBox account before submitting your images.

Erik Gehring

Erik Gehring is a freelance photographer who specializes in trees and natural landscapes.  He is the Director at the Menino Arts Center, home of the Hyde Park Art Association in Boston, and he is a past President of the Boston Camera Club.  He lives in the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston with his wife Julie, sons Carl and William, and dog Comet.  Although Erik enjoys photographing natural environments all over New England, his favorite destination is Boston’s Arnold Arboretum.

Erik’s work has appeared in Yankee Magazine, AMC’s Outdoors, Northern Woodlands, the Boston Globe, the Boston Metro, the Cape Cod Times, E the Environmental Magazine, and other publications.  He has shown his fine art prints at galleries throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Erik also has lectured and taught workshops at the Arboretum, the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Photographic Resource Center in Cambridge, the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain, the Cambridge Art Association, the Concord Art Association, the Hyde Park Art Association, and at locations all over New England for BlueHour Photo Ventures.


Facebook: @erik.gehring

Instagram: @erikgehring

Twitter: @ErikGehring

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