The results for the 2018 exhibition for KCPS club members who submitted images are:
KCPS’s entry into this year’s PSNZ Wiltshire Cup earned 2nd place this year. Congratulations to Rachel Stevens, Susie Whelan, Shona Jaray and Jo Goudsblom.
The Wiltshire Cup is an annual competition awarded to the PSNZ club submitting the best selection of four digital images, one image per club member, on any subject.
Kapiti Coast Photographic Society is pleased to announce an Open Evening on Monday 26th February at Otaihanga Boat Club.
The evening starts at 7-30pm. Venue is Otaihanga Boating Club, 19 Makora Rd, Otaihanga.
A small but enthusiastic group from KCPS was at the Karori Arts Centre last night for the annual Wellington Interclub Print Battle. Bruce Girdwood did an excellent job as guest judge, with a helpful constructive critique of each print. That’s a hard thing to do when you’ve only just seen the prints and are in front of a partisan audience!
The way it works is that each print gets a score of 1 point for first, 2 points for second, and so on. And then the lowest total for all ten print categories wins.
This picture tells the story – we blew away the competition with a total of 21 points. Hutt Camera Club and Johnsonville Camera Club (formerly Aotearoa Philippines Photographic Society) came second equal with 34 points.
Here are the scores for the individual prints, and who they were from:
|Zoo Animals||3||Hugh Scott|
|Pattern and/or Texture||4||Dave Yockney|
|Multiple Exposure||1||Jo Goudsblom|
|Body Parts||2||Alison Viskovic|
|Rainy Days||2||Gavin Klee|
So we had very consistent high scoring with many second places, and congratulations to Rachel and Jo for coming first with their prints.
At the end of the evening, Karyn Crocker, President of KCPS, was presented with the trophy by Mark Robinson, the President of the Karori Camera Club who were the kind hosts on the night. She also received the “Wolf in the Snow Picture” – see http://wic.org.nz/prizes for the history of this.
It’s great to have “our” trophy back. We donated the trophy when we hosted the event in 2008 and haven’t won it back since, although we have come second several times. We last won ten years ago in 2007, as the Waikanae Camera Club.
Well done all!
Our Club Successes
A big congrats to our Club President Karyn who recently won a national Women’s Institute photo competition judged by Lance Lawson.
KCPS came in third place (our best ever) in the Trenna Packer interclub nature competition, with this set of six images, including Neil Gordon’s “Fog Bow and Glory” top middle. The two images bottom left are by Gavin Klee, top right by Roger Brent Smith, and top left and bottom right by Carol Molineux. You can view the wining sets HERE.
Well done everyone.
Ive just re-established our KCPS Facebook page for KCPS members only (you will need to request to join).
Feel free to post photos you’ve taken or inform us of a photography related events. I will be posting notifications, reminders and anything photography both on the blog and Facebook.
The Facebook page can be found HERE
Just a reminder that our development night is this Monday the 1st of May and is on Street Photography.
It would be a good idea to bring your camera so we can help set up useful settings combinations, etc.
This will be followed by a Meetup on the 13th May in Wellington to practice what we have learnt. It just so happens that the LUX Light Festival is on that day so we should be able to get some interesting shots. To RSVP to the Meetup please click HERE
See you all Monday 🙂
KCPS 1st Meeting for the YEAR.
An early reminder that our first meeting of the year will be on Monday 13 February – a general catch-up for us all, planning for the year’s events, and a surprise item the committee are planning. The brochure for the year will be available at that meeting.
Wiltshire Cup & Bledisloe Cup 2017
Top of the agenda right now, however, is putting together two sets of images taken on the south Wairarapa coast by our members. These are to enter in the Wiltshire Cup (four digital images) and the Bledisloe Cup (four prints, subjects must be taken in NZ). A selection subcommittee will decide on the final sets. Once we know which images are chosen for the prints we will ask for larger high-resolution files to print from. Some images may come from last year’s field trip but others are welcome.
Please email your images in the size you would submit for club salons: max 1080 ppi on the vertical side, max 1620 pip on the horizontal side, SRGb and JPG. Your images can be of landscapes, buildings, people, activities, seascapes, even abstracts… we’d like lots to choose from. They need not have been in a club salon beforehand. Everything you send will be deleted from the computer once decisions have been made.
The deadline to receive these images is Friday 27 January. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PSNZ National Exhibition 2017
Entries are open to any New Zealander and PSNZ member residing overseas.
There are Four Sections available:
- Open Print
- Open Projected Image
- Nature Print
- Nature Projected Image
In a change from previous years registration and submission of entries will open on 1 December 2016 and will close on 10th February 2017. The selection process will be conducted over the weekend of 25 February, 2017.
Enter here http://www.photographyontheedge.org/ and click on the ‘Salon’ tab for details and Entry Form.
The New Zealand International Salon
The PSNZ New Zealand International Salon is open for your entries and will close on the 20th February 2017.
Heaps of awards to be won including 12 Gold Medals.
NZ$4.50 per image. up to 4 images in each section.
For full information and to enter visit http://www.psnzinternationalsalons.com
65th PSNZ National Convention – Photography on the Edge
The Auckland Photographic Society is pleased to announce that registration for the 65th PSNZ National Convention – Photography on the Edge.
Being held at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, from 6 – 9 April 2017, this will be an exciting opportunity for everyone to learn from the best, experience the enthusiasm of passionate photographers and to interact socially with other members and friends from throughout New Zealand.
If you have never been to a PSNZ national convention before, put an ‘I need to be here’ action on your calendar.
Register now for the ‘early bird’ discount and ensure you don’t miss out on your preferred choice of workshop and field trip. The timing of the field trips will allow delegates to attend one in the morning, be returned to the hotel, and to then attend an afternoon session. Read the instructions carefully and follow the easy steps to register.
There is an outstanding lineup of talented photographers, speakers and presenters, as well as a great support from sponsors and trade stands – you will definitely be spoilt for choice.
The website is packed with information, so check it out for yourself and don’t delay your registration at www.photographyontheedge.org
Only 6 weeks to go before the CRC kicks off in the wonderful and diverse city of Porirua!!
It’s all coming together nicely and as you know, registrations have been open for some time (and are now filling fast).
Some workshops have already reached maximum numbers.
So, if any of your members have not yet registered, it would pay them to do so sooner than later to ensure that they get a preferred workshop and field trip
To register click HERE
Please also mention to your members that the deadline to RECEIVE both Printed and Digital images for the Salon and Interclub competition is Friday, 2nd September 2016 Late entries cannot be accepted
Confirmed Guest Speakers
Professor Geoffrey Batchen – http://www.victoria.ac.nz/sacr/about/staff/geoffrey-batchen
Grant Sheehan- http://grantsheehangallery.com/about/
Glen Howey – http://www.glenhowey.co.nz/biography.htm
Esther Bunning – http://www.estherbunningcreative.com/
Nick Servian – http://nickservian.com/
David Hamilton – http://www.davidhamiltonphotography.co.nz/
Chris Helliwell – http://www.nzexposed.co.nz/
The club exhibition opening night was a huge success, officially opened by Deputy Mayor Mike Cardiff and followed by amazing selection of drinks and nibbles provided by our members. Everyone enjoyed the array of images, the display of diversity and massive talent our club has to offer.
A special thank you to our president Alison for all the work she did in preparing the images to the highest standard and ensuring the exhibition flowed cohesively.
If you haven’t been yet? the exhibition is still on until the Friday 24th June.