PSA Report for October 2016

PSA News


By Nan Carder, APSA, MPSA, DFS4C, PSA Club Representative

PSA Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX: The PSA conference in San Antonio was a wonderful conference with many tours, photo walks, and programs The best part was being with old photo friends and meeting new photo friends from around the world. This included seeing Scott and Marilyn Shackelford who attend their first PSA conference. Both LPA members enjoyed the many activities of the conference.

It was fun seeing some of our LPA member’s images in some of the photography shows that were presented during the week.

Some of our LPA members that had images projected in the PSA International Exhibition were the following: Shirl Airov-Bieling, Nan Carder, Diana Edgel, and Scott Shackelford.

In the Projected Image Division’s “Best of the Best”, images from current and past LPA members were the following:

Best of the Best PID Individual Creative:

2002 Prowler:             Rock Myers

Horses in Aspen          Helen Henry

Hummingbird Flight  Kathy Newman

Best of the Best PID Creative Interclub:
Sandhill 5451              Nan Carder, APSA, MPSA

Wisteria Girl               Kathy Newman

PSA Service Award:  Congratulations Christine Wilkins for being recognized at the PSA conference for receiving a PSA Service Award for all of her hard work as the Membership Milestone Director.

PSA Newsletter Contest: Thank you Douglas Wade for judging the PSA Newsletter Contest/Small Clubs this year.

PSA Interclub Competitions:

PSA Nature Division Interclub Competition (Round 1): Entries for the PSA Nature Division Interclub Competition are the following: Bison 0017 (Eugene Duley), Clearing at Valley View (Christine Wilkins), Curves of Time (Shane Walter), Elephants at Zimbabwe, (Richard White), Strange Lunch (Terry Dickerson), Volcano 3736 (Darren Cole).

PSA Projected Image Division Individual Portrait Competition, Round 2 Results: Kathy Newman’s name is listed in the October PSA Journal on page 41, for receiving a Judge’s Choice with her image The Covering.

PSA Pictorial Print Division (PPD) Print of the Year Winner: Nan Carder’s name is listed in the October PSA Journal for winning the PPD Small Monochrome Print of the Year with her print Chimpanzees 6544 on page 42.

PSA Chapters’ Showcase:  The Southern California Roundup Chapter entered this year’s Chapter Showcase. The Chapter was second runner up. LPA members with images selected for the showcase were the following: Illulissat in the Midnight Sun (Chris Wilkins), Milky Way with Windmill (Helen Henry), and Yosemite Tunnel View 6366 (Nan Carder).

PSA International Exhibitions:

Oklahoma International Exhibition: Shirl Airov-Bieling and Nan Carder participated in this years' Oklahoma International Exhibition. They both received acceptances.

 PSA Division Stars: Both Shirl Airov-Bieling and Scott Shackelford received their first Projected Image Division Star I. Their names are listed in the October PSA Journal: Awards and Competitions - Star Ratings on page 37.

PSA Who’s Who:  Nan Carder, APSA, MPSA, received her certificate at the PSA conference for being “10th in the World”, Photojournalism Division (Prints), in the PSA “Who’s Who in Photography” for 2014.

For information on the Photographic Society of America, please contact Nan Carder, APSA, MPSA, at


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