PSA Report for July 2015

PSA News


By Nan Carder, EPSA, DFS4C, PSA Club Representative

PSA Annual Conference, West Yellowstone: PSA Annual Conference, West Yellowstone: Registration remains open for the PSA Annual Conference will be held in West Yellowstone, Montana from September 27 to October 3, 2015. For more information, please go to the following web pages.

PSA Yellowstone Conference

PSA Conference Hotels

PSA Conference Schedule

PSA Conference Tours



PSA Photojournalism Interclub (Third and Fourth Round): The results of the third round PSA Photojournalism Interclub competition has been posted.  Congratulations go to Rock Myers (Proud Father) who received a second place with his image.  Receiving Honorable Mentions are the following: Tina Crowe (Dancing with the Ball), Douglas Wade (Please Help), and Richard Wood (Tibetian Women Commiserating).

Also competing were Nan Carder, EPSA (Blue Angels 5898) and David Wilkins (Morning Mist on Natnek). The Lancaster Photography Association was second in the third Photojournalism Interclub round.

The results of the fourth round PSA Photojournalism Interclub competition has been sent to the clubs. Nan Carder, EPSA (Girl with Goat 4666) received a first place.  Receiving Honorable Mentions were Tina Crowe (Stars and Stripes), Rock Myers (Small Crash), and Christine Wilkins (Venice Skateboarder Under 12).

Also competing were Scott Shackelford (Corn Ear Curiosity), and Richard Wood (Two Kids and a Dog).  The Lancaster Photography Association (LPA) was second in the fourth Photojournalism Division Interclub round and was third overall for the year.

Lancaster Photography Association winning images for all of the Photojournalism Interclub Division competitions may be seen at this web page:

Thanks to all our members for letting LPA submit all of these great images.


PSA International Exhibitions: 

Ollie Fife International Exhibition: Congratulations Scott Shackelford for winning an Honorable Mention in the PSA Ollie Fife International Exhibition with his image “Father Daughter Water Chute”.

PSA Membership Milestone Chairperson: Chris Wilkins is now the PSA Membership Milestone Chairperson.

More information can be found at this web page. If anyone would like information about the Photographic Society of America, please contact Nan Carder, EPSA at


Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) International Exhibition 2015


Entries remain open for the S4C International Exhibition.  This exhibition has been recognized by the Photographic Society of America and licensed by the United Photographers International. This competition is open to everyone.

S4C will offer 14 Sections across five PSA divisions.

PID Color: General (Open) and Theme (Sunrise or Sunset)

PID Monochrome: General (Open) and Theme (Shadow or Shadows)

Nature: General (Open) and Wildlife

Photo Travel: General (Open) and Theme (Making Handcrafts)

Photojournalism: General (Open) and Theme (Human Interest)

Print:   Small Color General (Open) and Theme (Creative)

            Small Mono General (Open) and Theme (Olden Times)

The closing date is July 19, 2015. Print judging will be July 25, 2015, in San Dimas, and the Digital Medal Round judging will be August 2, 2015, at Cal Baptist University, Riverside.

These Lancaster Photography Association members participated in the 2014 S4C International Exhibition: Nan Carder, EPSA, Arliss Dawson, Diana Edgel, Helen Henry, Bonnie Matthews, Rock Myers, Scott Shackelford, Bill Sutton, Dale Ware, Pat Ware, Chris Wilkins, and David Wilkins.

Helen Henry won the Judge’s Choice medal with one of her Photojournalism Human Interest images. Nan Carder, EPSA, Bill Sutton, Dale Ware, and David Wilkins all won some Honorable Mentions.

LPA members judging this year for the S4C International Exhibition will be Nan Carder, EPSA, DFS4C (Prints and Photojournalism) and David Wilkins (Photo Travel). Also judging will be George “Hutch” Hutchinson (Monochrome) and Brent Paull (Nature).

For more information please go to the S4C International Exhibition information website.



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