Welcome to the Seddon Shield Area Photography Convention 2024

Thursday 19th – Sunday 22nd September, 2024

Hosted by the Buller Camera Club, the convention is being held at Club Buller, 44 Queen Street, Westport. Parking for those with motorhomes is available within walking distance of the venue.

The opening date for 2024 competitions and convention registrations will be advised in due course.

Please use the grey buttons on this page for detailed information, to enter the competitions and to register for the convention.

Please note: if you do not already have a user account on the MyPhotoClub website then you will need to create one to enter/register.

Competition not open yet - Natural History Competition Competition not open yet - Novice Competition Competition not open yet - Landscape Competition Competition not open yet - Open Competition Competition not open yet - Matthewson Trophy Interclub Competition not open yet - Geoffrey C Wood Trophy
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2023 Catalogue Now Available

The 2023 Seddon Shield Area Photography Convention catalogue is now available to download via the “Catalogues and History” tab on the home page of the website or by clicking on the link below:

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

Results for the Matthewson Trophy

There were 4 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

Results for the Geoffrey C Wood Trophy

There were 3 portfolios that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

Results for the Natural History Competition

There were 6 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

Tui
Sue Henley – Champion
Natural History – Print
Honey Bee
Mark Roxburgh – Champion
Natural History – Digital
Hypholoma australianum
Ross Beech – Honours
Natural History – Print
Xanthocnemis zealandica with Prey
Glenys Steegh – Honours
Natural History – Print
Dicksonia fibrosa
Kirsty Wilson – Honours
Natural History – Digital
Nursery Web Spider
Craig Martin – Honours
Natural History – Digital

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

Results for the Landscape Competition

There were 13 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

Oslo in Winter
Iain Galloway – Champion
Landscape – Print
The Chao Phraya Express
Hamish McKay – Champion
Landscape – Digital
Rangatata Tributary
Irene Callaghan – Honours
Landscape – Print
Evening Shadows
Ross Beech – Honours
Landscape – Print
Arnold River Fog
Glenys Steegh – Honours
Landscape – Print
The Old Ghost Track
Roger Ball – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Lakeside Mist
Irene Callaghan – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Marahau Sands
Carolyn Hope – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Mitre Peak
Heather Knapp – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Cobden Tiphead at Dusk
Kirsty Wilson – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Where the Wind Blows
Elizabeth Passuello – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Redwoods Morning
John Miles – Honours
Landscape – Digital
Wild Little Island
Kim Falconer – Honours
Landscape – Digital

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

Results for the Open Competition

There were 5 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

Goldfinch Gang
Iain Galloway – Champion
Open – Print
The Bridge to Storm Isle
Kim Falconer – Champion
Open – Digital
Ballerina
Irene Callaghan – Honours
Open – Print
Saltworks Intake
Sue Henley – Honours
Open – Digital
Frosted
Eunice Belk – Honours
Open – Digital

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

Results for the Novice Competition

There were 2 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

Blue Ribbon or Blue Ruin…
Mark Roxburgh – Champion
Novice – Digital
What a Wonderous World
Mark Roxburgh – Honours
Novice – Digital

by Elizabeth Passuello, September 3, 2023

REGISTRATIONS for the convention are now CLOSED.

Competition results will be emailed to all entrants on Sunday, Sept 3rd. The email will include a link to download certificates for successful entries and a catalogue will be available to download from the website.

Meantime, a history of the Seddon Shield Area Photography Convention is now available to download from the ‘History’ tab on the website. It also includes information on the trophies and lists of winners. If you know any other details or have information to fill any gaps, please get in touch with Carolyn or Elizabeth.

Have a great weekend in Blenheim everyone!

by Elizabeth Passuello, August 29, 2023

Registrations Open Until Aug 25th

Competitions have since closed, however registrations to attend the convention remain open until August 25, 2023.

There are currently still places on all field trips and activities, however it is recommended to register sooner, rather than later, if you wish to include those with limited participant numbers in your registration.

by Elizabeth Passuello, August 2, 2023

COMPETITIONS & REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Competitions are open for entries and will close on July 7th, 2023.

Convention registrations are now open, please note some events have a limit to the number of attendees. Registrations close on Aug 25th, 2023.

by Elizabeth Passuello, June 5, 2023