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At the fourth annual Bethesda International Photography Competition, there are so many dreamy images of sea meeting sky that it’s almost possible to forget you’re in the middle of bustling Bethesda. In Adriana Echavarria’s In Dreams, an aerial view of clouds and sky, extreme fluidity blurs the horizon line, while her sea is limned by extraordinarily washed-out pastel hues. Chris Scroggins, too, offers a pair of ethereal sea-sky views, one of them with colors so pale it could pass for black-and-white. The contest’s selection also includes a few Andrzej Pluta–inspired botanicals, a pair of shadowy nudes by David Myers, a Renaissance-homage still life by Victoria Restrepo, and a creepy-as-hell image of a young, mostly naked girl with a pair of cockroaches crawling up her torso. For the most part, though, landscapes predominate. The photos are on view from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., to Tuesday, April 11, at Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. Free. (301) 718-9651. (Louis Jacobson)