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.

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

Results for competitions in February 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 February 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

Good Morning
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Autumn berries
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade open

Nectar Seaking
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Kava Making Ritual
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Human Body Parts

Body and Soul
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Human Body Parts

Ear
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade set subject – Human Body Parts

Morning fog
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Naked
Sandra Macpherson – Merit
B grade open

Bridging the Gap
Sandra Macpherson – Merit
B grade open

Take a Seat
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

All legs
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade set subject – Human Body Parts

fingers at work
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Human Body Parts

Bubbles and Squeak
Sandra Macpherson – Merit
B grade set subject – Human Body Parts

by Grahame Wilson, February 17, 2021

Results for competitions in Patterns in Mono

There were 6 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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

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

Buddhas
Barb Roberts – Merit
Patterns in Mono – must be in Mono

Mangroves
Ross Moule – Merit
Patterns in Mono – must be in Mono

1 Magnificent Mosaic
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
Patterns in Mono – must be in Mono

1 Tommy
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
Patterns in Mono – must be in Mono

Non slip squares
Kathy Majewski – Merit
Patterns in Mono – must be in Mono

Rock Patterns
Kathy Majewski – Merit
Patterns in Mono – must be in Mono

by Dale Rabbett, January 20, 2021

Results for competitions in January 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 January 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

Burgess Beach at Sunrise
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Steel wheels
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Silos at Grenfell
Danny Dunne – Merit
A grade open

Fly Fly Away
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Nature

Reed warbler baby
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject – Nature

Fighting Kangaroos
Danny Dunne – Merit
A grade set subject – Nature

Fogged in
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Cracked freckles
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

fungi log
John Hulme – Merit
B grade open

Cool whale
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade set subject – Nature

Leopard.jpg 2
Margaret Millar – Merit
B grade set subject – Nature

Some of natures bigest achievements
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Nature

by Dale Rabbett, January 20, 2021

Results for competitions in November 2020

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 November 2020

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

Winnowing the rice
Barb Roberts – Merit
A grade open

An Icy Paddock
David Roberts – Merit
A grade open

White Takes Black
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade open

gnarled paperbarks
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Monochromatic

Out of The Mist
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Monochromatic

ships of sand and sea
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Monochromatic

Perfect Morning For It
Kathy Majewski – Merit
B grade open

White Peacock
Kathy Majewski – Merit
B grade open

Shinto Gate 2
Margaret Millar – Merit
B grade open

The Tanks
Kathy Majewski – Merit
B grade set subject – Monochromatic

fish sighted
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Monochromatic

What’s the time?
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Monochromatic

by Yvonne Moule, November 19, 2020

Results for competitions in October 2020

There were 25 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in October 2020

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

Violin at rest
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Sharing the Spring Bounty
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade open

Tiny Desert Blooms
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade open

Versailles
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Lake Baikal
Barb Roberts – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

farming on Wallis Lake
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Tumbling Water
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

The Baron River
David Roberts – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

London Calling
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Solitude
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

And not a Drop to Drink
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Lake at Mayfield
Jean Todd – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Altered States
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Spring reflections
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject – Water

Sailing Club Sunset
Kathy Majewski – Merit
B grade open

Cartagena Spain.jpg 2
Margaret Millar – Merit
B grade open

Wild Boronia
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

By the waterfall
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

Manning Waters Sunrise
Kathy Majewski – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

Torc Falls
Dave Manwell – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

Slippery when wet
Dave Manwell – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

Bathtime
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

The rock pool in Wallis Lake.
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

When the rivers flow.
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

margaret river
John Hulme – Merit
B grade set subject – Water

by Dale Rabbett, October 21, 2020

Results for competitions in September 2020

There were 17 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in September 2020

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

Freshly Caught
Barb Roberts – Merit
A grade open

Blue Planet
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade open

On The Mooring
Danny Dunne – Merit
A grade open

Apprehension
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

EMOTION FINAL
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

JAIL HOUSE ROCK
Paul Bennie – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

Who will Care
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

Real Tears
David Roberts – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

Aint Nothin like a Hound Dog
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

Not Happy
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

In Pain DC
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

I Lost My Mum DC
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – Emotion

Two backgrounds
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

Rainbow Lorikeet Chick
Denise St Clair-Dennis – Merit
B grade open

Giggles
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Emotion

Defiant
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Emotion

Keeping warm in the sun 2
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Emotion

by Dale Rabbett, September 16, 2020

Results for competitions in August 2020

There were 22 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in August 2020

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

Early Morning in May
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade open

Water Lilly
Norman Bate – Merit
A grade open

cranes in the mist
Grahame Wilson – Merit
A grade open

Easy Peasy
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade open

Double Parked
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade open

Gathering Nesting Material DC
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

rural transport
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

back then
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

Boy in a Tub Boat
David Roberts – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

On the River
David Roberts – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

The Kingston Flyer
Lesley Walter – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

Here we go 2
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

Mobile Memories
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

penny farthing perambulation
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Transport in Action

Abstract S
Sandra Jones – Merit
B grade open

Curves
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade open

Shark Spotter
Kathy Majewski – Merit
B grade set subject – Transport in Action

Alls good
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Transport in Action

Sentimentally sight seeing
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Transport in Action

Race Track Cleaning
Denise St. Clair Dennis – Merit
B grade set subject – Transport in Action

Tippa Tin Truck
Denise St. Clair Dennis – Merit
B grade set subject – Transport in Action

NYC subway
Beverley Roberts – Merit
B grade set subject – Transport in Action

by Dale Rabbett, August 17, 2020

Australia Cup Results – Detail Scores

Results for Forster Digital Photography Club are as follows:

Title / PhotographerResultsScore
Morning Has Broken / Helen Walker
APS Silver – Individual24
Family of Elephants / Danny Dunne
20
Lilac Breasted Roller / Danny Dunne
21
Valley View / Keith Pascoe
20
Edith Falls / Lesley Walter
17
The Pilbara / Lesley Walter
20
Cenotaph / Wanda Amos
19
Burnt Woodland / Yvonne Moule
19
Nomad / Anna Mckendry
19
The Piper / Anna McKendry
20
Here They Come / Barbara Roberts
16
Siberian Landscape / Barbara Roberts
19
Geshia Girl / David Roberts
21
Carnival Venice / Margaret Millar
19
Barangaroo Towers / Grahame Wilson
23
Around and Around / Helen Walker
18
Firewoks / Nicole Mugridge
19
Early Swim at Blackhead Pool / Kathy Majewski
16
Forest Kingfisher / Cozette Leonard
17
The tree / Dale Rabett
21

by Danny Dunne, July 25, 2020