Marshall Goff

Special Effects/Open Competition

Judge: Lynne Damianos

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

12:30 AM

Submission Deadline:

February 8, 2021

Remote Meeting (See Instructions/Get Zoom Link Emailed)


For this competition, we're looking for images that were created either using in-camera or post-processing techniques that produce creative "special effects." In-camera techniques include, but are not limited to, intentional motion blur, panning, zooming, multiple exposures, or use of shaped filters. For this competition, you can also create special or painterly effects using post-processing techniques such as texture blending, compositing, or application of stylized filters. Any combination of the above is fine as well.

Photographs may be realistic or abstract and will be judged on composition, orginality, and overall visual impact. 


See our Competitions page for general information and submission specifications.


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Judge: Lynne Damianos

Lynne provides distinctive photography of the built environment, products/artwork, and people for business. 


Lynne is an active educator, presenting a wide variety of custom photography and Photoshop seminars designed for professionals and students. She is a faculty member of Keefe at Night and Tri-County Continuing Education Program. She was an Artist-in-Residence at both Holliston & Framingham, MA High Schools as part of an Integration Technology Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education titled “Capturing Architecture Past and Present.” She continues to add to her series of personal NatureScapes and BuildingScapes images, which have been exhibited in a variety of group and solo shows.


Lynne has published two of her own books: The Bancroft Building & Its People and The Saxonville Mills, and now offers publishing services to others through her sister company, Damianos Publishing. She also enjoys kayaking, yoga, hiking and hand bell ringing (“bell therapy”).

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