PSA Nature #2 2018-2019 Results

Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Results of PSA Nature Interclub competition judged at Greater Lynn Photographic Association in Lynn, MA. Congratulations go to Bill Mugg for winning honorable mention!

Eagle Liftoff      by Glenn Mai                                 9 points

Pantanal Apex Predator    by Bill Mugg                   13 HM

Twin Stacks         by Gary Perlow                           11

Eagle Attempts Steal  by Kathrin Swoboda              10

Snowy Northern Flicker    by Kathrin Swoboda        11

Green Heron Chicks Attacking a Parent

                                 by Wayne Wolfersberger       11

Total 65 points for 5th place out of 41 clubs. Overall standings are pending. Slideshow here.


Results PSA Open (PID) #2 2018-2019

Friday, February 1, 2019


Round 2 of the PSA Interclub competition was judged by Fotogroep Pallieter in the Netherlands. VPS came in the middle of the pack in the competitive group C finishing in 13th out of 24 clubs.


"Running in Circles" by Mort Friedman.         8

"Shadows and Doorways" by Alana Glaves   10

"Westwood Hay Barn" by John Padbury.         6

"Afternoon El" by Gary Perlow                     10

"Through the Light" by Lori Saunders           10

"Here I Come" by Kathrin Swoboda              12

Slideshow can be viewed here.


Kathrin Swoboda PSA rep.

Results PSA Open #1 2018-2019

Friday, December 7, 2018


The PSA Open (Projected Image Division) interclub competition was judged by Digital Darkroom in Monee, Illinois. Images by Sharon Connolly, Kathleen Furey, Alana Glaves, Gary Perlow, Gloria Spellman and Kathrin Swoboda represented VPS scoring 67 points for 4th place overall with multiple ties. Congratulations go to Gloria Spellman for an Award of Merit for "Hyacinth" and Kathrin Swoboda for a Honorable Mention for "Hummingbird at Pink Flower". See Gloria's and Kathrin's images here on the PSA website in Group C here.

"Stamens in Globe" by Sharon Connolly.  11 points

"Ballerina" by Kathleen Furey.   11 points

"Ladybug in Japanese Maple Bud" by Alana Glaves.  9 points

"Witness" by Gary Perlow.  11 points

"Hyacinth" by Gloria Spellman.  12 points Award

"Hummingbird at Pink Flower" by Kathrin Swoboda.  13 points HM

The slideshow may be viewed here: /g/8d8d2773-bbdb-40a3-a68f-cf364e67cfeb.

Kathrin Swoboda, PSA Rep.


Results PSA Nature Round 1 2018-2019

Thursday, November 15, 2018


Judging of the first round of the PSA nature interclub competition took place at the Delaware Photographic Society. Images by Patricia Deege, Kathleen Furey, Bill Mugg and Kathrin Swoboda represented Vienna Photographic Society which placed 5th in the competition out of 40 clubs with multiple ties. Kathrin Swoboda won 2 awards and can be viewed here on the PSA website.

Bluebird Courtship~Kathrin~Swoboda 15 Award

Wait for Me~Kathrin~Swoboda 14 Award

Angry Puffin~Bill~Mugg 9 

Harbor Seal~Patricia~Deege 9 

Lotus with Leaf~Kathleen~Furey 8 

Swan Lake~Kathleen~Furey 8

Total 63 points 5th place
The judges reported:  "Please remember that strong nature stories usually score higher. Also, although not a reason for DQ, most judges see frames as a distraction and are usually scored lower.
PSA Nature round 2 entry period starts December 5 and closes December 16.
Slideshow of PSA nature round 1 images here: /g/941f03a4-3591-422c-92ef-b1800c8a1bfd

Kathrin Swoboda, PSA rep

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