The POTY is a monthly photography competition among members on themes. At the end of the year this results in a Photographer of the Year. For 2018/2019 this is Timco van Brummelen. Each year a Photograph of the Year is elected and in 2018/2019 this is ‘Eager to see?’ by Susanne Engelhardt. There will be a book available on the Poty themes at Blurb.
The themes for 2018-2019 were:
September theme Low angle winner was ‘Volta’s Staircase’ by Timco van Brummelen
October theme Eye level winner was ‘Eager to see?’ by Susanne Engelhardt
November theme High Angle winner was ‘All set for Sunday’ by Susanne Engelhardt
December theme One Colour winner was ‘Yellow Gingko’ by Heather Oortman
January theme Motion winner was ‘Martinica, Boy & Surf’ by Roberto Francini
February theme Still life winner was ‘Liquorice, all sorts’ by Heather Oortman-Bridge
March theme Personal freedom winner was ‘My Clothes, My Freedom’ by Heather Oortman-Bridge
April theme Positive and negative space in photography winner was ‘Reach for the Sky’ by Lesley Robertson
May theme Self portrait (faceless) winner was ‘Mirror picture’ by Timco van Brummelen
Each theme page contains the results of the POTY (including the 5 best pictures) and the link to the YouTube assignment from The Art of Photography, a YouTube channel by Ted Forbes.