PSA Report for May 2016

PSA News


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

PSA Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX: In 2016, the PSA conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas from September 10-17. The conference hotel is the Wyndham, San Antonio Riverwalk. There are exciting photo tours, workshops, programs, featured speakers, and social activities. Tours will include the following:

An all day tour to the historic San Antonio missions will be offered as well as early morning and late day photo tours of the missions. There will also be an all day tour to the Texas Hill Country that will include a stop at the LBJ Ranch. In addition, there will be a River Barge tour, a River Barge Dinner tour, a tour of the San Antonio Botanical Gardens and Japanese Tea Garden, a King William District tour, a Double Decker Bus tour and

Chris Smith (Out of Chicago Photography) will be conducting evening walking tours of the San Antonio area.

Room rates are $130/night.

Registration is now open at this website:

PSA Projected Image Division Interclub: The results from the third round of the Projected Image Division Third Round Group A have posted. Dale Taft’s image “Light Up the Sky” has been included. To see all of the winning images for this competition, please go to the Round 3 Gallery at this web page:

PSA PID Creative Interclub: The Lancaster Photography Association entered the second round of the PSA PID Creative interclub. There were no awards or HMs in this round.

PSA Projected Image Division Individual Portrait Competition: The Individual Portrait Competition will be accepting entries for Round 2 closes May 9th. Round 3 closes July 11th .

PSA Youth Photography Showcase: This year five local high schools are participating in the PSA Youth Photography Showcase, including Highland High School, Knight High School, Palmdale High School, Quartz Hill High School, and Virtual Academy. There were some wonderful entries as usual. Good luck to our local high school youth.

PSA International Exhibitions:

Ocean State International Exhibition: Results have been sent to LPA’s participants in this exhibition which included: Shirl Airov-Bieling, Nan Carder, Darren Cole, Diana Edgel, Helen Henry, Holly Peskin, Scott Shackelford, Chris and David Wilkins. This year 24 PSA-member clubs participated. The Gateway Camera Club won the club competition with 296 points, and the Greater Lynn Photographic Society had the greatest number of entrants (43). Only the six top scoring members scores from each club that entered were counted. LPA ended up in 11th place with 262 points. Some of the images submitted are included in this issue of the LPA Newsletter.

San Joaquin Valley International Exhibition: Shirl Airov-Bieling, Nan Carder, and Darren Cole entered the San Joaquin Valley International Exhibition. All three LPA members had acceptances, and Darren won a Chairman’s Choice medal in nature with his image “Milky Way Over Mountain”. Congratulations Darren.

Please go to this website, then scroll to the bottom of the web page to find the link to the catalog:

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

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