October 2022 ‘Book or film title’ results

Judge: Ricardo da Cunha

Set subject EDI

Jenny Sui - The Lion King
Intermediate: Jenny Sui – The Lion King

Jill Shaw - Charlottes web
Advanced: Jill Shaw – Charlottes web

Open EDI

Jim Thorne - Fly away
Intermediate: Jim Thorne – Fly away

Sim Chong - Sand Forest Explorers
Advanced: Sim Chong – Sand Forest Explorers

Open Print

Jenny Sui - Silvereye feeding
Intermediate: Jenny Sui – Silvereye feeding

Vicki Moritz - Acheron tree
Advanced: Vicki Moritz – Acheron tree

Creative
Trace O'Rourke - Home Made>
Trace O’Rourke – Home Made

Set subject definition:

Illustrating the title of a published book or commercially released film. The title of the image is to be the title of the book or film.

It is not intended for text of the title of the book or film to be included as you would see on a book cover or movie poster. Use of text within the image is discouraged. Text generated by a licensed font is acquired content and not permitted.

End of year competition 2022

Entries for our end of year competition are due on Tuesday 25 October 2022. 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 (prints from 2020 and 2021 are also eligible)
  • Two images for Colour EDI
  • Two images for Monochrome EDI
  • One image for Creative EDI

The entry must have been entered into a 2022 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.

As our print sections were interrupted during 2020 and 2021 and we did not have a print section in the end of year competition for those years, these prints are eligible for the 2022 end of year competition.

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 25 October 2022 at our November competition night.

The subject for the President’s Trophy is “Happiness” with your entry due on Wednesday 15 November 2022, this is to be uploaded via the competition upload system.

September 2022 ‘Railway study’ results

Judge: Gary Smith

Set subject EDI

John Crawford - Outward Bound
Intermediate: John Crawford – Outward Bound

Sim Chong - Tea is always hot
Advanced: Sim Chong – Tea is always hot

Open EDI

Michael Bucklow - Arise
Intermediate: Michael Bucklow – Arise

Sim Chong - Horsham Bridge
Advanced: Sim Chong – Horsham Bridge

Open Print

Colleen Singleton - Standing Tall
Intermediate: Colleen Singleton – Standing Tall

Trace O'Rourke - Road from Hotham
Advanced: Trace O’Rourke – Road from Hotham

Set subject definition:

This is to include object or person that is easily recognizable as belonging to a railway.

PSA Interclub 2021-2022 Final Results

The final results for the PSA Interclub competitions for 2021-2022 are in and we have done quite well for our first time entering:

Division Group Total points Standing
Open F 177 3rd
Creative B 201 1st
Nature C 182 9th
Travel B 172 1st
Photojournalism B 178 3rd

Clubs start out in the lowest group in each division and the top clubs are automatically moved up to the next level for the following year. As can be seen we will be moving up a few groups, however the division are slightly different for the 2022-2023 year.

In addition the images in each round that received a merit are judged again to determine the best of show images. Congratulations to Vicki and Xiaobo for these images which received an honourable mention in the end of year:

Vicki Moritz - Family Portrait
Vicki Moritz – Family Portrait

Xiaobo Yu - Beijing Front Gate
Xiaobo Yu – Beijing Front Gate

All of our entries can be viewed in our PSA Interclub 2021-2022 galleries.

August 2022 ‘Animals/Pets’ results

Judge: Stella Loftus-Hills

Set subject EDI

John Crawford - Cottontop Tamarin
Intermediate: John Crawford – Cottontop Tamarin

Steve Hilton - Pepe
Advanced: Steve Hilton – Pepe

Open EDI

Nihal Basnayake - Moon and Light Trails
Intermediate: Nihal Basnayake – Moon and Light Trails

Tim Keane - Bark Painting
Advanced: Tim Keane – Bark Painting

Open Print

Jenny Hartman - Afternoon Meeting
Intermediate: Jenny Hartman – Afternoon Meeting

John Noble - Lake Eyre mound springs
Advanced: John Noble – Lake Eyre mound springs

Creative EDI

Helen Warnod - On the sandy shores
Helen Warnod – On the sandy shores

Set subject definition:

An image of living animals, birds or insects either confined or in their natural environment. Studio style images of animals are acceptable.

July 2022 ‘Contre-Jour’ results

Judge: Matt Irwin

Set subject EDI

Alan Scott - Beach Cricket
Intermediate: Alan Scott – Beach Cricket

George Skarbek - Wind and dust
Advanced: George Skarbek – Wind and dust

Open EDI

Jill Anderson - Identifying the flower
Intermediate: Jill Anderson – Identifying the flower

Geoff Shaw - Cormorant fisher 2
Advanced: Geoff Shaw – Cormorant fisher 2

Open Print

Jenny Adams - Corduroy Landscape Ord River
Intermediate: Jenny Adams – Corduroy Landscape Ord River

Alan Bennett - Landing a kite
Advanced: Alan Bennett – Landing a kite

Set subject definition:

Contre-jour (French for “against daylight”) is a photographic technique in which the camera is pointing directly toward a source of light.

Contre-jour produces backlighting of the subject. The effect usually hides details, causes a stronger contrast between light and dark, creates silhouettes and emphasizes lines and shapes.

June 2022 ‘Night scenes’ results

Judge: Heather Prince

Set subject EDI

John Crawford - National Day Celebration
Intermediate: John Crawford – National Day Celebration

Stephen Edmonds - Acute
Advanced: Stephen Edmonds – Acute

Open EDI

Colleen Singleton - Looking for water
Intermediate: Colleen Singleton – Looking for water

Jill Shaw - Winter scene
Advanced: Jill Shaw – Winter scene

Open Print

John Noble - Black Shouldered Kite nest building
Intermediate: John Noble – Black Shouldered Kite nest building

Vicki Moritz - Whanregarwen backroad
Advanced: Vicki Moritz – Whanregarwen backroad

Creative EDI

Vicki Moritz - Tram into the city
Vicki Moritz – Tram into the city

Set subject definition:

Any photograph taken outdoors between dusk and dawn.

4-Club Interclub 2022 results

We have received the results of the 2022 4-Club (Camberwell, Maroondah, Eastern Suburbs and ourselves) interclub which was hosted by Maroondah Photographic Society and judged by Margaret Zommers this year.

We came first overall with a total of 151 points.

We also came first in the monochrome EDI section with four images receiving awards:

Jen Fawkes - Who Are You
First place: Jen Fawkes – Who Are You

Vicki Moritz - Family Portrait
Second place: Vicki Moritz – Family Portrait

Angela McLeod - Evil
Merit: Angela McLeod – Evil

Helen Warnod - At the core
Merit: Helen Warnod – At the core

For colour EDI two of our image received awards:

Felix Shparberg - Towards a victory
Merit: Felix Shparberg – Towards a victory

Steve Hilton - Laughter is the best medicine
Merit: Steve Hilton – Laughter is the best medicine

All of our entries can be viewed in the Monochrome EDI and Colour EDI galleries.