Category Archives: Competitions

Eastwood: External Comps

This friendly competition between the Eastwood Photographic Society of Glasgow, Scotland and the Victoria Camera Club celebrated its twelfth anniversary in 2018. It was initiated by VCC former member Douglas Bain, who moved from Glasgow to Victoria. Each club submits thirty images, fifteen by novice/intermediate members and fifteen by advanced members to be evaluated by… Read More »

Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature

In 2016 we came first in the eleventh annual edition of this important competition that is open to all camera clubs in BC and the Yukon – a hard act to follow! In 2017 we added to our impressive record by coming in second, scoring 198 points, one point behind the winning club. Over the… Read More »

PSA Interclub Digital Open

This is our first year of competing against other clubs in the US and other countries, and so far we are doing pretty well to say the least. One hundred and thirty clubs are divided into 5 groups, A, B, C, D and E. New clubs are automatically placed in Group E which consists of… Read More »

Dan Takahashi

Dan Takahashi’s image “The Moment” earned a CAPA Merit Award this past October (2017) . He earned a third place overall, contributing to the VCC club entry in the CAPA Digital Fine Art Completion.

External Competitions Mid-year Report

Overview This is an ambitious year for the VCC with regard to External Competitions. We shall be entering nine CAPA competitions as well as the North Shore Challenge, the Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature and the annual  VCC-Eastwood event. The big change this year is that we are also participating in two PSA (Photographic Society… Read More »

Themes for this fall’s competitions

When you are out shooting this summer, be sure to keep the themes for this fall’s theme competition in mind.  It is a great way to expand your photographic horizons.  A list of all the themes for the competition year can be found under “Competitions” on the website’s main menu. Competition Theme Categories for Fall… Read More »

Live Competition Results

The February competition results are now available through the website. Kelsey Goodwin is a professional photographer here in Victoria and she judged our Advanced Prints for February.  Kelsey made a  video  of herself judging the prints and has posted it on youtube.  She was filming it as a live-feed for her own students and she… Read More »

Lion’s Gate: First Place

Victoria Camera Club Takes First Place in Competition The Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature Photographic Competition is one of the premier natural history contests held in Canada. As opposed to most photo competitions, Lion’s Gate is only open to camera clubs and photographic societies – submissions by individual photographers are not permitted. Each club enters… Read More »

Submit to the Monday Mag Photo Contest

Take part in Victoria’s longest running photography competition, exhibit your work in our high traffic Fort Street location and enter for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Photos can be entered into one of six categories: Colour, Black and White, Reality Check (computer manipulation allowed), Express your Selfie, WONDERlust and Textural Analysis. These categories are… Read More »