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 January 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 January 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, January 19, 2022

Results for competitions in November 2021

There were 9 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 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

Study in Glass
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade open

Moored in the Fog
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade open

farm truck
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade open

wood carver
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade set subject – Tools of the trade

Grinding
Janice Amato – Merit
A grade set subject – Tools of the trade

Making a Mandala
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade set subject – Tools of the trade

Chinese Orchard Bloom
Denise St Clair-Dennis – Merit
B grade open

wiring job
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade set subject – Tools of the trade

Boys and their toys
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Tools of the trade

by Dale Rabbett, November 17, 2021

Results for competitions in October 2021

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 October 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

Ouch!
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade open

Drying Fur
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Nesting material
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade open

Self Image
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

Three lemons
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

coffee break
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

Morning wash
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Chair in blue
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

Kitchen utensils
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

Red in the dark
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

by Dale Rabbett, October 20, 2021

Results for competitions in October 2021

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 October 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

Ouch!
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade open

Drying Fur
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Nesting material
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade open

Self Image
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

Three lemons
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

coffee break
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

Morning wash
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Chair in blue
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

Kitchen utensils
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

Red in the dark
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

by Dale Rabbett, October 20, 2021

Results for competitions in October 2021

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 October 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

Ouch!
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade open

Drying Fur
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Nesting material
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade open

Self Image
Anna McKendry – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

Three lemons
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

coffee break
Dale Rabbett – Merit
A grade set subject – Still life

Morning wash
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Chair in blue
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

Kitchen utensils
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

Red in the dark
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – Still life

by Dale Rabbett, October 20, 2021

Results for competitions in September 2021

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 September 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

Music man
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Taking Aim
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade open

Nesting mother
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Blue and white
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Blue By Design
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

In Valencia
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

settle
John Hulme – Merit
B grade open

Curves and lines
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

Windows skyward
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

Modern Architecture
Denise St Clair-Dennis – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

by Dale Rabbett, September 15, 2021

Results for competitions in September 2021

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 September 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

Music man
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade open

Taking Aim
Helen Walker – Merit
A grade open

Nesting mother
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

Blue and white
Yvonne Moule – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

Blue By Design
Keith Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

In Valencia
Robyn Pascoe – Merit
A grade set subject – Architecture

settle
John Hulme – Merit
B grade open

Curves and lines
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

Windows skyward
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

Modern Architecture
Denise St Clair-Dennis – Merit
B grade set subject – Architecture

by Dale Rabbett, September 15, 2021

Results for competitions in August 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 August 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

sunflowers
Wanda Amos – Merit
A grade open

Male King Volture
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade open

knitting socks
Lyn Wilson – Merit
A grade open

Nateral Light
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – People

Naturaly
Cozette Leonard – Merit
A grade set subject – People

Ebony and ivory
Marguerite Lamb – Merit
A grade set subject – People

The Armada
Ross Moule – Merit
B grade open

Streetwalk
Keith Webster – Merit
B grade open

Looks can be decieving
David Lamb – Merit
B grade open

Down We Go
Denise St Clair-Dennis – Merit
B grade set subject – People

Making the break
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – People

Looks good but not for me2
David Lamb – Merit
B grade set subject – People

by Dale Rabbett, August 18, 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