April 2024 ‘In the Kitchen’ results

Judge: Jose Aguiar

Set subject EDI

Colleen Singleton - Strawberries and cream
Intermediate: Colleen Singleton – Strawberries and cream

Sim Chong - Curry Fish
Advanced: Sim Chong – Curry Fish

Open EDI

Jenny Hartman - Taking a Break
Intermediate: Jenny Hartman – Taking a Break

Rebecca Kashyap - 927 Rainbow Frames
Advanced: Rebecca Kashyap – 927 Rainbow Frames

Open Print

Jenny Adams - Agave
Intermediate: Jenny Adams – Agave

Jenny Sui - Flammingo closeup
Advanced: Jenny Sui – Flammingo closeup

Set subject definition:

Get into the kitchen and have some fun! Create an image of the people, activities, food, or tools all within the theme of ‘in the kitchen’. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

March 2024 ‘Portrait (monochrome)’ results

Judge: Paul Dodd

Set subject EDI

Alan Scott - Looking Up
Intermediate: Alan Scott – Looking Up

Sim Chong - 92 yo Potter
Advanced: Sim Chong – 92 yo Potter

Open EDI

Ross Eddington - Beyond
Intermediate: Ross Eddington – Beyond

Vicki Moritz - 2 walkers Melbourne
Advanced: Vicki Moritz – 2 walkers Melbourne

Open Print

Colleen Singleton - tree knots
Intermediate: Colleen Singleton – tree knots

Stephen Edmonds - Through arch
Advanced: Stephen Edmonds – Through arch

Set subject definition:

Theme open to interpretation but must be of a person/s or animals. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

February 2024 ‘Festivals, Fairs and Market Places’ results

Judge: Paul Robinson

Set subject EDI

Alan Scott - Floating Market Stall
Intermediate: Alan Scott – Floating Market Stall

Geoff Shaw - Exhillaration
Advanced: Geoff Shaw – Exhillaration

Open EDI

Vira Vujovich - CN Tower Toronto
Intermediate: Vira Vujovich – CN Tower Toronto

Helen Warnod - At the gallery
Advanced: Helen Warnod – At the gallery

Open Print

Kirsten Morton - Banksia
Intermediate: Kirsten Morton – Banksia

Geoff Shaw - Burley Griffin dawn
Advanced: Geoff Shaw – Burley Griffin dawn

Set subject definition:

Images of people or events engaged in festivals or fairs, or at the local marketplace.

Following the definition of PSA Photo Travel.

End of Year Results 2023

End of year competitions

Judge: Tony Harding

Best Print

Jenny Sui - Summer feast

1st – Jenny Sui – Summer feast
2nd – Jen Fawkes – The Hustler
3rd – Jenny Hartman – Sculptural

Best Colour EDI

Geoff Shaw - The fly

1st – Geoff Shaw – The fly
2nd – Mike Pollard – Nigretta Falls
3rd – Stephen Edmonds – Licking

Best Monochrome EDI

Jen Fawkes - Back to you Sir

1st – Jen Fawkes – Back to you Sir
2nd – Tim Keane – Despair
3rd – Daryl Lynch – View from Harbourview

Best Creative EDI

Sim Chong - Unconditional Love

1st – Sim Chong – Unconditional Love
2nd – Tim Keane – Working Remotely
3rd – Vicki Moritz – Red tree Bright

Aggregate awards

Open Print – Advanced

1st – Vicki Moritz – 19 points
2nd – Trace O’Rourke – 18 points
3rd – Felix Shparberg – 17 points

Open Print – Intermediate

1st – Colleen Singleton – 21 points
2nd – Jenny Hartman – 16 points
2nd – Leanne Poole – 16 points

Set Subject EDI – Advanced

1st – Vicki Moritz – 19 points
2nd – Sim Chong – 15 points
2nd – Marlene Chaitra – 15 points

Set Subject EDI – Intermediate

1st – John Crawford – 20 points
2nd – Leanne Poole – 19 points
3rd – Ross Eddington – 14 points

Open EDI – Advanced

1st – Sim Chong – 26 points
2nd – Felix Shparberg – 15 points
3rd – Stephen Jude – 14 points
3rd – Stephen Edmonds – 14 points

Open EDI – Intermediate

1st – Leanne Poole – 23 points
2nd – Ross Eddington – 17 points
3rd – Lyndel Holt – 14 points

Creative EDI

1st – Sim Chong – 9 points

Top Scorer (across all sections and groups)

Leanne Poole – 62 points

President’s trophy

Geoff Shaw  - Windblown
Geoff Shaw – Windblown

Monthly competitions in 2024

February – Festivals, Fairs and Market Places (travel)

Judge: Paul Robinson
Entries due: Tuesday 9 January 2024
Judged: Tuesday 6 February 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: Images of people or events engaged in festivals or fairs, or at the local marketplace.
Following the definition of PSA Photo Travel.

March – Portrait (monochrome)

Judge: Paul Dodd
Entries due: Tuesday 6 February 2024
Judged: Tuesday 5 March 2024
Sections: Monochrome open print
Monochrome open EDI
Monochrome set subject EDI
Set subject definition: Theme open to interpretation but must be of a person/s or animals. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

April – In the Kitchen

Judge: Jose Anguiar
Entries due: Tuesday 5 March 2024
Judged: Tuesday 2 April 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: Get into the kitchen and have some fun! Create an image of the people, activities, food, or tools all within the theme of ‘in the kitchen’. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

May – Animals in Action – Behaviour (nature)

Judge: Sam Mariani
Entries due: Tuesday 2 April 2024
Judged: Tuesday 7 May 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: Take your nature photography a step further and take an image of an animal/animals in action. Looking for animal behaviour (running, jumping, flying, feeding, mating, fighting…). The editing rules for PSA Nature are to be followed but not the content rules. Domestic animals are allowed as are objects created by humans, and evidence of human activity.

June – Triptych

Judge: Sarah Louise Jackson
Entries due: Tuesday 7 May 2024
Judged: Tuesday 4 June 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: A series of three (3) images that are linked and presented in a single frame. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

July – Music

Judge: Angela Connor
Entries due: Tuesday 4 June 2024
Judged: Tuesday 2 July 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: An image that depicts an association with music. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

August – Intentional Camera Movement

Judge: Ewen Bell
Entries due: Tuesday 2 July 2024
Judged: Tuesday 6 August 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) is a creative way of working with long exposure photography where the camera is moved during an exposure. ICM is both a technique and an artistic way of expression. ICM must not be simulated during editing, otherwise there are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

September – Patterns and Textures (monochrome)

Judge: Lisa Law
Entries due: Tuesday 6 August 2024
Judged: Tuesday 3 September 2024
Sections: Monochrome open print
Monochrome open EDI
Monochrome set subject EDI
Set subject definition: An image that demonstrates patterns or textures as the main point of interest. Open to interpretation for example can include patterns and textures found in nature, architecture and abstracts. There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

October – Mood of the Weather

Judge: Deborah Mullins
Entries due: Tuesday 3 September 2024
Judged: Tuesday 1 October 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: An image depicting some aspect of the weather e.g. storm [actual or impending] rain, hail, snow, fog or wind. Normal sunny conditions or the aftermath are not acceptable. (SAPF) There are no limitations on editing beyond what is in the by-laws.

November – Sport (photojournalism)

Judge: TBA
Entries due: Tuesday 1 October 2024
Judged: Tuesday 29 October 2024
Sections: Open print
Open EDI
Set subject EDI
Set subject definition: Images of sporting events or sport participants where a known sport is the key feature. Creative or composite images not permitted.
Following the definition of PSA Photojournalism.

December – End of year

Judge: TBA
Entries due: Tuesday 29 October 2024
Judged: Tuesday 3 December 2024
Sections: Open print
Colour EDI
Monochrome EDI
President’s trophy

November 2023 ‘Plants and fungi’ results

Judge: Jeffrey Nankervis

Set subject EDI

Colleen Singleton - fungi on tree stump
Intermediate: Colleen Singleton – fungi on tree stump

George Skarbek - Dandylion
Advanced: George Skarbek – Dandylion

Open EDI

Jim Thorne - Beautiful Lady
Intermediate: Jim Thorne – Beautiful Lady

Stephen Jude - River reflections
Advanced: Stephen Jude – River reflections

Open Print

Jenny Hartman - Looking Up
Intermediate: Jenny Hartman – Looking Up

Vicki Moritz - Wairepo Arm abstract
Advanced: Vicki Moritz – Wairepo Arm abstract

Set subject definition:

Images of plant life. Plants include flowers, trees and in this case fungi (which are not formally plants). There are no limitations on editing eg this is not following the nature definition.

End of year competition 2023

Entries for our end of year competition are due on Tuesday 31 October 2023. This is a best of images entered throughout the year, members select from their previous entries to enter the end of year competition sections:

  • Two images for Open Print
  • Two images for Colour EDI
  • Two images for Monochrome EDI
  • One image for Creative EDI

The entry must have been entered into a 2023 monthly competition (see below regarding prints) and in the same format. Colour EDI and Monochrome EDI images were entered in the Open EDI and Set Subject EDI sections, Creative EDI images were entered in the Creative EDI section.

Select your entries through the Competition upload system. As well as selecting your print entries in the upload system, also ensure that your print entries are placed in the print box on Tuesday 31 October 2023 at our November competition night.

As of this year we allow images to be altered prior to entry in the end of year competition (eg to incorporate comments from the judge).

5.c.1. Alterations are limited to ensure that the altered (EOY) version is clearly recognizable as a revision of the same image as entered in the monthly competitions. Conversions from colour to monochrome (or vice versa) are allowed.

To enter an altered image:

  1. In the upload system select the image from the monthly competition as normal, then indicate via the dropdown that it will be altered for end of year.
  2. Email your altered entry to the competition steward at comp@waverleycameraclub.org.

The subject for the President’s Trophy is “Wind” with your entry due on Wednesday 15 November 2023, this is to be uploaded via the competition upload system.

October 2023 ‘A pop of colour’ results

Judge: Tony Knight

Set subject EDI

Michael Silverstein - sunrise at WTP
Intermediate: Michael Silverstein – sunrise at WTP

Stephen Jude - Gold on Blue on White
Advanced: Stephen Jude – Gold on Blue on White

Open EDI

Ross Eddington - A Summers Day at Brighton
Intermediate: Ross Eddington – A Summers Day at Brighton

Angela McLeod - Mt Semaru erupting
Advanced: Angela McLeod – Mt Semaru erupting

Open Print

Leanne Poole - Rocky Valley Lakeside
Intermediate: Leanne Poole – Rocky Valley Lakeside

Stephen Edmonds - Profile
Advanced: Stephen Edmonds – Profile

Set subject definition:

An image where the main feature/subject is a dominant colour. When a singular/dominant colour stands out from the background, eg the colour of a subject stands out from its background, it “pops”