2017 Congratulations to the Topshot winners
2nd Place Colour Print Glen Parker Yellow Flowers
3rd Colour Digital Glen Parker Waterfall On Steroids
H/C Nature Digital Glen Parker Landing 1
2nd Place Aust Landscape Digital Glen Parker Cave Swirl
H/C Aust Landscape Digital Glen Parker Red Channel
H/C Monochrome Print Kerry Boytell The Opium Den
H/C Nature Print Kerry Boytell Mountain Lion Thinking
2nd Place Nature Digital Eric Lippey The flight
H/C Nature Digital Eric Lippey Whitetailed eagle
2017 Maitland International Salon of Photography Australia
In this year’s competition they received 5,100 images in total from 47 countries.
Les Atkins – PSA Gold Medal for Best Monochrome Print , Emma
Les Atkins – 2 merits
Eric Lippey – PSA Bronze medal Nature Prints
APS Silver medal Nature Prints
Salon Bronze medal Nature Prints
FIAP HM Nature Prints
Merit Open Projected Images
Merit Monochrome Prints
FIAP badge for best author of exhibition
2016 AIPC – Australian Interstate Photographic Competition – Adelaide
Merit Glen Parker Guggenheim Swirl
2016 InterClub – Norths Photographic Society placing’s;
1st Monochrome Print
1st Colour Print
2nd Nature Print
2nd (equal) Monochrome Digital
1st Nature Digital
1st Creative Digital
2016 Congratulations to the Topshot winners.
1st – Eric Lippey – Hooked - Best Monochrome Print
3rd – Kerry Boytell – Thoughtful
H/C Les Atkins Jasmine
H/C Glen Parker Warriewood Fireworks
2nd – Glen Parker Flatiron Building
3rd – Eric Lippey Brilliant Hummer
H/C Kerry Boytell Little Hermit #1
H/C Glen Parker Guggenheim Swirl
H/C Kerry Boytell Green Crowned Brilliant with Flower
H/C Eric Lippey Weaver
H/C Les Atkins Leopard Lady
H/C Kerry Boytell Phoenix Rising
H/C Christine Nelson Lady in White
2016 SIEP – Sydney International Exhibition of Photography
Open Colour: Commended, Eric Lippey, Baobabs
DPI Nature: PSA Gold Medal, Kerry Boytell, Violet Sabre Wing Ballet
2015/ 2016 PSA – Photographic Society of America – Inter-Club End of year standings.
1st Place PID Creative Group B
2nd Place Photo Travel Division Group A
2nd Place PID Open Group C
2015 FCC Interclub Competition
Member clubs compete for awards in a variety of sections. Norths Photographic placing’s were:
1st Creative Digital Images
1st Colour Prints
1st Monochrome Prints
2nd Nature Digital Images
2nd Nature Prints
May 2015 TOP 101 IMAGES of the Int’l Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition. Glen Parker received a placement in the Top 101 images with his entry Ice Cream.
June 2015 FCC TopShot
We congratulate Glen Parker who was the overall ‘Topshot’ winner. He received a Perpetual Trophy and the fabulous UDesign ‘Photo Tour to Iceland’. His image, ‘Lone Tree’, won Colour Digital ‘1st Prize’, Best Projected image and Top Shot. This amazing image was shot in the south island of New Zealand last year. In Colour Prints, Glen received a Highly Commended for his image ‘Misty Mountain Hop’ It is the second time that Glen’s name is recorded on the perpetual trophy as he swept the pool of prizes and won Topshot in 2008. Overall our club did very well and congratulations to other members who helped contribute to our club’s achievements.
Glen is also to be congratulated for his recent success in the Trierenberg Super Circuit 2015, a very prestigious worldwide photographic competition, with winners being drawn from a unique collection of master photographers, something very special. His awards were two Gold Medals for the following outstanding images: ‘Moody’ in the Seasons & Weather section, and ‘Kiama Quarry’ in the (TIPA) Discover the World section.
Congratulations once again Glen, on your outstanding images and work contributed to our club. You are a master photographer!!
TopShot image, Lone Tree
Trierenberg images, Moody
March 2015 – Trierenberg Super Circuit We congratulate Glen Parker and Kerry Boytell for their recent success in this very prestigious competition world wide. Glen received 2 Gold Medals for his images Moody in Seasons & Weather and Kiama Quarry in (TIPA) Discover the World. Kerry received a Silver Medal for her image Church at Vik in Digital Images.
March 2015 PSA -Photographic Society of America – Interclub competition - Open Congratulations to all who helped contribute to our high score of 74 and to those who received an Honorable Mention. Ray Baker - The Stranger from the Past. Joslyn Davis - Hidden Warrior. Anna Pha - Concrete Stairwell We came an equal 3rd. Images for the November make up, did very well achieving a score of 74.
January 2015 PSA - Photographic Society of America – Interclub competition - Open
NPS entered for the first time and came 2nd for the month with 72 points in our group. Congratulations to all.
Best of the Show – Christine Nelson – In Thought - 15points
Honorable Mentions – Glen Parker – Starry Seascape – 12.
Other images by Les Atkins, Kerry Boytell, Eric Lippey and Patricia Beal also contributed to our top score.
Christine Nelson – In Thought
2014-2015 Photo Travel Division Interclub competition Results
1st Place 91 pts NPS - Division champions - congratulations and well done!
February 2015 PSA - Photographic Society of America- Photo Travel
Round 2 - Division A. NPS did well again and was placed 4th - with only 3 points separating the first 5 clubs, so it was still a good result, keeping us well in contention for the overall contest. Thanks to images by Michael Hing, Lucie Loane, Rosslyn Duncan, Kerry Boytell, Eric Lippey and Patricia Beal. Special congratulations to Michael, whose image “Tribal Gathering” was awarded an Honorable Merit.
December 2014-2015 PSA - Photographic Society of America- Photo Travel
Round 1 - Division A. NPS was placed 1st in our division Lucie Loane's image Blue Girl was placed 1st. Other images, by Eric Lippey, Kerry Boytell, Michael Hing, Rosslyn Duncan and Patricia Beal also contributed to our top score.
May 2014 TOP 101 IMAGES of the Int'l Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition. Glen Parker received a placement in the Top 101 images with his entry Warriewood.
March 2014 Merrimack Valley Camera Club George W. Glennie Nature Salon
The salon is open to camera clubs and photographic associations worldwide. It was an exciting competition with 833 fine images from 85 clubs. Our club ranked 13th. Congratulations to; Glen Parker, 1st Place - Ya Gotta Love it - Category: Seascapes & Waterfalls Kerry Boytell, Merit Award -Love Love Me Do - Category: Birds-Shore & Sea Other members with 'Acceptances' were Bob Green and Eric Lippey.
2014 In the Salon Serbia
Open monochrome Kerry Boytell received a Salon Gold medal for her entry Attitude.
2014 Maitland International Salon
Eric Lippey received a Bronze plaque for “Mandril” in nature. Kerry Boytell received: - Gold medal and PSA medal for best Nature Print for “Mountain Lion Stalking” Honorable Mention Mono print, “Fish Eagle Going for Dinner” Merit, Mono print: “Church at Vik” FIAP medal : Best Author of salon Les Atkins received Certificate of Merit in Mono Prints for “Young Highlander” Anna Pha received FIAP Gold Medal for Excellence in Proj Images for “Everlasting”.
2014-2015 PSA - Nature
Contest #1 Group B. Congratulations to the club and especially to those who represented the club in the recent PSA nature club competition. We did extremely well coming equal 2nd by ONE point. Special congratulations to Eric who was awarded an Honorable Merit for his image Snow Leopard. I think we can do better next time. But this was very pleasing.
April 2014 PSA -Creative
Congratulations to the following and their Honorable Mention awards. Michael Hing - Prehistoric Age Christine Nelson - Tulip Forrest Ray Papulis - Cerebus 4
2014 PSA - Photographic Society of America The club is enjoying its achievements in the Creative section, we now decide to enter in the Nature, Open and photo travel competitions.
2013 Hervey Bay 2nd National Digital Salon Ian Mills achieved an Honorable Mention for his evocative monochrome Somewhere Beyond the Mist.
May 2013 Chasing the Light Juried Photo Competition Kerry Boytell was a finalist and recorded an Honorable Mention, Chasing the Aurora.
March 2013 Merrimack Valley Camera Club George W. Glennie Nature Salon
The salon is open to camera clubs and photographic associations worldwide. This year's competition was a success with 900 images from 91 clubs from around the world. Our club ranking tied 8th place out of 91 clubs and of the 16 clubs entered from Australia we came 1st!! That's pretty good! Congratulations to; Laurent Launay, first place - Dream - Category - (Seascapes) in Landscapes-Seascapes Glen Parker, Merit Award - Strike me lucky in the same category Lucie Loane, Merit Award - Brown Pelican with Turtle -Category-Birds-Herons,Pellicans, Allies. Other members with "Acceptances" (top 1/3 of entries) were Ralph Hilmer and Eric Lippey.
December 2012 - June 2013 Season score sheet.
PSA - Photographic Society of America. Creative Competition - Group C
We came 3rd in the group for the season, well done. June PSA Creative - Congratulations to Kerry Boytell, Honorable Mention for Dreaming.
February 2013 PSA - Creative competition. Congratulations to the following for their Award of Merit Kerry Boytell, for Night Rider Michael Hing for Life's Passage.
December 2012 PSA - Creative Kerry Boytell - Scary Graveyard - Honorable Mention Jay Daley - Believe N Yourself - Award of Merit Janie News - Strawberry Love - Award of Merit