Monthly competition judges are selected by the Competition Committee. Judges are not club members, nor do judges have access to names or other information about entrants.
Competition Committee members for 2018 are co-chairs Julie Delio and Shawn Gibson, plus Jeff Heyer, Brian Fesko, Ken Spencer and Hal Wallar.
November Judge: Jay Miller
Entries due Nov. 1; awards and critiques presented Nov. 15.
Jay Miller is a Fort Worth-based aviation photographer who has authored 36 books. He has been director of both the American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage Collection.
The International Society for Aviation Photography (ISAP) presented its 15th annual George Hall Lifetime Achievement Award to Jay in March 2018. The award recognizes outstanding individuals whose initiative and dedication to aviation photography has improved the profession and positively influenced others. He co-founded ISAP in 2000 and led the organization until 2013.
December 2018: Awards Banquet
- Thursday, Dec. 6; $30 per person, cash bar
- Mira Vista Country Club; find a map
- Italian buffet, awards
There is no contest in December; rather, we celebrate year’s end with a party! The annual year-end event features images on display, food, beverages, fun and awards to members who have accrued points from monthly competitions.
January 2019: TBD
Entries are due Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Images will be reviewed and winners announced at the Jan. 17 meeting