Lancaster Photography will be having our first competition of the year on January 15, 2019. Our Class will be “Action”. The definition of “Action” per our rules is: “Motion being portrayed as the dominant theme, includes sports”.
The deadline for entering the Competition will be January 8 th at 11:59 p.m. PST. Please make sure to upload your images as early as possible to avoid last-minute issues. The cost is a $5.00 entry fee, for up to three images. Log-in and upload your images HERE.
Our judge will be Joanne Stolte, who has been a great judge for us in the past. She will also be giving a small presentation on the SoCal PSA Chapter Event happening in March
ABOUT OUR JUDGE: Joanne Stolte earned the “Proficiency” distinction (PPSA) in 2002. She received the PSA Early Achievement Award in 2003 and the Joseph P. Fallon, Jr. Memorial Award in 2004. In 2007 she was recognized for her photographic “Excellence” (EPSA) and was elected an Associate (APSA). She received the “Master” distinction (MPSA) in 2011 and was elected a Fellow (FPSA) in 2012. Joanne has earned two PSA Editorial Silver Stars and the Ruby PSA Membership Star Plaque. She is a member of Exploring Light, was President of the Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) from 2002 to 2009, and has been General
Chair of the S4C International Exhibition since 2001. For her extensive service to S4C, she was awarded an Honorable S4C in 2008. Joanne received the Artiste distinction (AFIAP) in 2008 and the Excellence distinction (EFIAP) in 2013 from the Federation Internationale de L'art Photographique. She is a respected international judge, judging for example, the Welsh, the Great British Small Print Circuit, Fotoferia, PSA China, Polish, the Holland Circuit, Gia Dinh (Vietnam), and AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit.
Joanne has served as Chair of the PSA Photojournalism Division (PJD); the PJD representative, PSA Uniform Practices Committee; Chair, PSA Membership Retention Committee; Director, Introductory Color Slide Competition for Individuals; and PSA Journal News Editor, Color Slide Division. Joanne served on the PSA Board of Directors as Membership Vice President from 2005 to 2010 and as Information Systems Vice President from 2010 to 2011. She created and developed the PSA Region webpages, the PSA New Member web site, the PSA Club Services web site, PSA Automatic Membership Renewal, the Give the Gift of PSA program, the PSA Show Your Stuff Gallery, many Region Director Resources, and served as Webmaster for the PSA website from 2010 to 2012. She served on the PSA Strategic Planning Committee. Joanne is Chair of the Southern California Roundup Chapter of PSA and the PID Photo Essay Contest. She
serves on the PSA Nominating, International Understanding Through Photography (IUTP) Award, and Projected Image Collections Committees. For her exceptional service to PSA she received the President's Award in 2009. She was elected Honorary PSA (HonPSA) in 2018.