Welcome to our competition entry website

Forster Digital Photography Club (FDPC) is based in Forster, New South Wales, Australia. Our membership covers a very wide age range and caters for all levels of skill , from beginners to experts.

The mission of the Forster Digital Photography Club is to encourage and support the creative art of digital photography for its members in a friendly environment. FDPC is a web-supported, photography club where members enjoy interactive forums, display images, hold regular competitions, invite guest speakers, hold field visits, share ideas and develop skills.

Our club holds monthly competitions and meetings designed to improve photographic skills. All competitions are digital based and in general we do not hold print competitions or events. Members require Internet access to submit their competition photographs electronically and also an email account to receive club information.

FDPC meets monthly at 7:00pm in the Wallis Lake Room at Club Forster, Strand Street, Forster. Visitors are always welcome. Meetings are usually held on the third Wednesday of each month but this may vary on occasions. Please see our event calendar for details.

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About our club

The Forster Digital Photography Club meets monthly at 7:00 pm in the Wallis Lake Room at Club Forster, Strand Street, Forster. Visitors are always welcome. Meetings are usually held on the third Wednesday of each month but this may vary on occasions. Please check the calendar.

Our club holds monthly competitions and meetings designed to improve photographic skills. As our club is based on digital images, photographs can be captured with a digital camera or scanned from film or prints, but competition entries must be entered as a digital file. Members require Internet (web) access to submit their competition photographs electronically and also an email account to receive information from the committee and other members.

Our membership costs only $25.00 a year with a once-only joining fee of $9.00. Entries in the club competitions are just $1.00 per image plus $1 each month. If you are interested in joining our club you can contact us to obtain further information or you can attend one of our regular monthly meetings, as visitors are always welcome.

FDPC has two membership Grades A and B. Monthly results are accumulated for an annual competition and trophies. An Open and Set subject competitions are held each month. these are judged and critiqued by experienced and independent judges.

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Competitions in August 2021 are closing soon!

Competitions in August 2021 will close Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 6:00 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • A grade open
  • A grade set subject – People
  • B grade open
  • B grade set subject – People

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, July 26, 2021

Results for competitions in July 2021

There were 11 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in July 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

modern style
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade Mono

top car
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade Mono

River Roots
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade Mono

The gatherer
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Insects NOT spiders

Evidence of Spring
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – Insects NOT spiders

Group gathering
Norman Bate – Merit
A grade set subject – Insects NOT spiders

MG
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade Mono

Up in smoke
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade Mono

Dinner time!
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Insects NOT spiders

Sunning my wings
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Insects NOT spiders

I’ve got my eyes on you
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Insects NOT spiders

by Dale Rabbett, July 16, 2021

Results for competitions in June 2021

There were 13 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in June 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Watching The Sunrise
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade open

My first shoes
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

blue moon elvis 1956 song cover
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

sun bake 3
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Tropical
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Yellow Focus
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Banksia Top
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Bubbles and prisms
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Sunset at Green Point
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Rain forest fungi
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

flight pattern
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Flight feather with a twist
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Little corella feather
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

by Dale Rabbett, June 16, 2021

Results for competitions in June 2021

There were 13 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in June 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Watching The Sunrise
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade open

My first shoes
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

blue moon elvis 1956 song cover
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

sun bake 3
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Tropical
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Yellow Focus
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Banksia Top
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Bubbles and prisms
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Sunset at Green Point
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Rain forest fungi
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

flight pattern
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Flight feather with a twist
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Little corella feather
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

by Dale Rabbett, June 16, 2021

Results for competitions in June 2021

There were 13 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in June 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Watching The Sunrise
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade open

My first shoes
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

blue moon elvis 1956 song cover
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

sun bake 3
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Tropical
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Yellow Focus
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Banksia Top
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Bubbles and prisms
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Sunset at Green Point
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Rain forest fungi
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

flight pattern
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Flight feather with a twist
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Little corella feather
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

by Dale Rabbett, June 16, 2021

Results for competitions in June 2021

There were 13 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in June 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Watching The Sunrise
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade open

My first shoes
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

blue moon elvis 1956 song cover
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

sun bake 3
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Tropical
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Yellow Focus
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Banksia Top
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Bubbles and prisms
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Sunset at Green Point
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Rain forest fungi
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

flight pattern
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Flight feather with a twist
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Little corella feather
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

by Dale Rabbett, June 16, 2021

Results for competitions in June 2021

There were 13 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in June 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Watching The Sunrise
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade open

My first shoes
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

blue moon elvis 1956 song cover
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

sun bake 3
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Tropical
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Yellow Focus
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Banksia Top
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Bubbles and prisms
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Sunset at Green Point
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Rain forest fungi
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

flight pattern
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Flight feather with a twist
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

Little corella feather
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Patterns in Nature

by Dale Rabbett, June 16, 2021

Results for competitions in May 2021

There were 11 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in May 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Miniture Fruit Bat
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Mungo Brush Sunset
Barb Roberts – Merit
A grade open

Squirrel
Barb Roberts – Merit
A grade open

In the Post
Danny Dunne – Merit
A grade open

Popeye the Sailor Man
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Song Title no Text

Wild Child
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Song Title no Text

I’m a Little Teapot
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Song Title no Text

Hostile shore
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

Pee wee
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Australian Cordyline flower
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

The two of us
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Song Title no Text

by Grahame Wilson, May 21, 2021

Results for competitions in April 2021

There were 12 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in April 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Black vase
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Preventing the Hit
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade open

Targeted
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

There is a crack in everything…
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject minimalism

tuncurry pearls
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject minimalism

downpipe at navarone
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject minimalism

Landing pad
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

creek to beach
John Hulme – Merit
B grade open

The light within
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Lonely Violet
Sandra Macpherson – Merit
B grade set subject – Minimalism

Flying Umbrella
Margaret Millar – Merit
B grade set subject – Minimalism

Moon Rise Morocco
Margaret Millar – Merit
B grade set subject – Minimalism

by Dale Rabbett, April 22, 2021

Results for competitions in March 2021

There were 13 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in March 2021

Member’s choice voting is available. This just for fun and does not affect the club pointscore. To vote follow the link above.

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

Balanced on reflection
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Glen Innes Standing Stones
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

city towers
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

cousins
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade open

reflections
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade open

Urunga Lagoon
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Coffee Mug and Grapes
Jean Todd – Merit
A grade set subject – creative

Vaccine Russian
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject – creative

wait for us mum
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – creative

still wanted
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

the eyes are the windows …
John Hulme – Merit
B grade open

Trees
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – creative

Feather fan Set
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – creative

by Grahame Wilson, March 18, 2021