PSA Report of November 2016

PSA News


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

PSA Annual Conference, Pittsburg, PA: The 2017 conference will be held at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center on October 8th - October 14th, 2017.  

PSA Nature Division Interclub Competition (Round 1): There were no awards or HMs.

PSA Photo Travel Division Interclub Competition (Round 1): Entries for the PSA Photo Travel Division Interclub Competition were the following: Clearing at Valley View (Christine Wilkins), Four Young Monks (Richard Wood), Mammoth Hot Springs 01 (Tom Van Langenhoven), Mono Lake Sunrise (Richard White), Still Standing (Marilyn Peake) and Zuni Mud Ovens (Robert Christman).

PSA Projected Image Division Interclub Competition (Round 1): Entries for the PSA Projected Image Division Interclub Competition were the following: Bison 0017 (Eugene Duley), Branching Out (Kathy Newman), Faxi Falls (Kathleen Walter), Milky Way with Windmill (Helen Henry), Miner’s Cabin (Terry Dickerson), and Mono Lake Sunrise (Richard White).

In the PSA Journal (November Issue):

  • Newsletter Contest – Lancaster Photography Association Large Division Honorable Mention, Douglas Wade, Editor, and Lancaster Photography Association, Desert Exposure, Best Use of Color, page 39.
  • On My Mind – Nan Carder, APSA, MPSA, Christine and David Wilkins, page 4-5
  • 2016 PID Photo Essay Contest Awards: 2016 PID Photo Essay judge, Nan Carder, APSA, MPSA.
  • PID Individual Portrait Competition, Round Three Results: Honorable Mention - Timeless, Kathy Newman

PSA Individual Creative Competition:  Entries for the first Individual Creative Competition will close November 25th. This activity is free to all PSA members. New this year: there will be four rounds and three skill groups. LPA has some very talented members. Some of LPA Award winners last year were Helen Henry, Rock Myers, and Kathy Newman. More information can be found at this web page.

PSA Individual Portrait Competition: Round 1 is now open and will close on November 25th, 2016. There are four rounds and four different entry levels. This competition is free for all PSA members. This activity is also free to PSA members.

Level A: for members entering for the first time and beginners

Level B: for first time and beginning members also

Level C: for intermediate members that have won an occasional award or HM

Level D: for the masters who have won several Awards and HMs

PSA Service New Member: Terry Dickerson is the newest PSA member. Thank you for joining.

PSA Photojournalism Division Interclub Director: Scott Shackelford has volunteered to be the PSA Photojournalism Interclub Director. Congratulations Scott.

Here is Scott’s webpage:

PSA International Exhibitions:

ISO2016: Congratulations Shirl Airov-Bieling for receiving an acceptance for her images Two Wingwalkers (Projected Image Division - Color) and Boys on a Slide (Projected Image Division - Monochrome).

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

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