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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Results for competitions in July 2022

There were 10 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 2022

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

Oops Lost My Shoe
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade Humour

Yum Banana in the Pool
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade Humour

Faster, You Silly Goat
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade Humour

Wynyard station
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

The Cathedral
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Moonlight on the Guggenheim
lyn wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Gotswycke Chapel
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Who’s the troll?
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade Humour

crystalic lower deck
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

Parkland Architecture.jpg
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

by Dale Rabbett, July 20, 2022

Results for competitions in July 2022

There were 10 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 2022

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

Oops Lost My Shoe
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade Humour

Yum Banana in the Pool
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade Humour

Faster, You Silly Goat
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade Humour

Wynyard station
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

The Cathedral
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Moonlight on the Guggenheim
lyn wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Gotswycke Chapel
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Who’s the troll?
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade Humour

crystalic lower deck
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

Parkland Architecture.jpg
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

by Dale Rabbett, July 20, 2022

Results for competitions in June 2022

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 June 2022

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

From behind
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

East Coast Low Action
Kathy Majewski – Merit
A grade open

Off to Feast
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade open

Stairway Reflections
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – reflections

Inside the Chicago Jelly Bean
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – reflections

Blue Gums
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade set subject – reflections

Running repairs
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

Tiny young
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

Hello
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

Waterside
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade set subject – reflections

in the road
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – reflections

by Dale Rabbett, June 15, 2022

Results for competitions in May 2022

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 May 2022

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

Big world out there
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade Mono

Secret corner
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade Mono

Wallace Hut
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade Mono

Beach creature
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade Mono

Hoover Dam
Danny Dunne – Merit
A grade Mono

Natures calligraphy
lyn wilson – Merit
A grade Mono

Documenting the detail
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Man made

Knitted
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Man made

Tie dyed
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Man made

Terraces
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade Mono

Sand walk
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade Mono

Heroic
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade set subject – Man made

Bronze Statue of Gardener
Denise St Clair-Dennis – Merit
B grade set subject – Man made

by Dale Rabbett, May 18, 2022

Results for competitions in April 2022

There were 10 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 2022

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

Lily in yellow
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Sunflower crop raiders
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade open

Port Albert
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Bunched
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Family Portrait
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject Food

March of the Orange Men
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Dessert Delights jpg
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Cupcake tower
lyn wilson – Merit
A grade set subject Food

PC140854ccedi
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

on the spit
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – food

by Dale Rabbett, April 22, 2022

Results for competitions in April 2022

There were 10 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 2022

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

Lily in yellow
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Sunflower crop raiders
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade open

Port Albert
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Bunched
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Family Portrait
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject Food

March of the Orange Men
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Dessert Delights jpg
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Cupcake tower
lyn wilson – Merit
A grade set subject Food

PC140854ccedi
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

on the spit
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – food

by Dale Rabbett, April 22, 2022

Results for competitions in April 2022

There were 10 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 2022

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

Lily in yellow
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Sunflower crop raiders
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade open

Port Albert
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Bunched
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Family Portrait
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject Food

March of the Orange Men
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Dessert Delights jpg
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject Food

Cupcake tower
lyn wilson – Merit
A grade set subject Food

PC140854ccedi
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

on the spit
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – food

by Dale Rabbett, April 22, 2022

Results for competitions in March 2022

There were 0 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 2022

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

by Danny Dunne, March 17, 2022

Club night 16th March Club Forster 7.00pm

by Yvonne Moule, March 1, 2022

Results for competitions in February 2022

There were 0 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in February 2022

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

by Dale Rabbett, February 16, 2022