PSNZ Liaison Report – June 2022

From our trusty PSNZ Liaison Officer, Judith:

An update for DPS members on Photographic Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) events.

Upcoming PSNZ events to note.

Tauranga Audio-Visual Salon

Now open. Closes 8th June.
Entry is a digital AV file. Open to current financial members of PSNZ, affilitated clubs (DPS is an affilitated club), and international photographic organisations.
Information here: Tauranga AV Salon

Trenna Packer Salver Nature Photographic Competition for clubs

Now open. Closes 17th June
The objective of the Trenna Packer Salver Competition is to illustrate the diversity of the natural world in New Zealand and its off shore islands, with images that are of a very high standard. Images can be taken by any member of an affiliated club. Gary, Gordon, and Judith are looking at possible images for entry to this competition. We may contacting you about one or more of your images!
More information here: Trenna Packer Salver

Creative Focus

Opens 3rd June. Closes 3rd July.
Creative Focus is a yearly competition run by the Pukekohe Franklin Camera Club with an emphasis on creativity. Open to all.
Information here: Creative Focus

Judge Training Weekends 2022

18-19 June – Orewa, Auckland
9-10 July – Taupo
10-11 September – Christchurch
15-15 October – Dunedin
Over the two day course, you will gain an insight into what is involved in the judging prcoess, that is, how to view images, critique and communicate the results to the photographer. You will also learn more about how to become an accredited judge.
Open to all. More information is available at Judge Training.
Sign up at Judge Training Weekend Registration

PSNZ members only

4 Nations International Salon – call for entries

PSNZ is calling for images to enter in this International Competition.

Entries close on 15th June 2022.

The details from Paul Whitham LPSNZ (President PSNZ) are:
80 images from 80 photographers in these categories:

CategoryNumber of images
Open Colour35
Open Monochrome15
Our Country15
  • Images that have been submitted as part of previous PSNZ entries are illegible.
  • The maximum horizontal length is 1920px and not the PSNZ standard of 1620px.
  • Titles need to be a maximum of 35 characters.

For more information and entry login to the members area of the PSNZ website and choose the 4 Nations International Salon.

Canon Online Round 3

Closes 25th June.
No entry fee
Login to the members area of the PSNZ website and choose the Canon Online.

Workshop Programme

More information is here: Workshops. It is recommended that you check your diary BEFORE registrations open as these workshops fill up fast!
Coming up are:

  • Landscape – Coromandel
  • Street / Urban – Wellington
  • Astro – North Island
  • Birds – Christchurch
  • Creative Portrait – Tauranga
  • Novice landscape – Buller
  • Intentional Camera Movement – Miranda

Good Photo Spots (GPS)

PSNZ members will have received an email (on 29 Mar 22) about this nationwide project to identify and share local Good Photo Spots with visiting photographers. Remember this is not about the secret and special spots! It is about the places that the locals know about but that you might not notice if you were visiting.
GPSs will be collated and listed in the members only area of the PSNZ website so you can have some ideas of where to go the next time you’re out of town.
Email your GPS and some details (location; best time, weather, tides; relevant links; risks; GPS co-ordinates) about your spot to GPS project.