Category Archives: Competitions

2020-21 Eastwood vs VCC External Comp

The 2020/21 results are in and they were a disappointing exact replay of 2019/20. Eastwood edged us out by exactly 18 points once again! Our advanced group snuck past Eastwood 503 to 499 but our Novice/Intermediates were dominated by Eastwood 504 to 482   The final tally – Eastwood over Victoria 1003 to 985.     This puts… Read More »

2021 North Shore Challenge Win!

Victoria Camera Club won the 2021 North Shore Photographic Challenge Trophy on Saturday March 6th! Our 6 images garnered 144 points, an average score of 24 which was very high. Second place was Chung Ai Photographic Society with 142.5. Third place was Pacific Digital Photography Club with 140.5 The Challenge is open theme. The 37th Annual… Read More »

Toronto Salon winners

127th Toronto International Salon of Photography Each year the External Comps committee encourages VCC members to consider entering an competition as an individual outside of the club. There are several options for members: CAPA (Canadian Association for Photographic Art), The Red River Ex (cancelled for 2020) and the Toronto International Salon of Photograph held each… Read More »

Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature win by VCC

The Victoria Camera Club (VCC) won the 2020 Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature photographic competition held this past November. We beat 23 other clubs from BC and the Yukon who submitted a total of 191 images. The Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature Photographic Competition is one of the premier natural history contests held in Canada.… Read More »

2021 North Shore Challenge

37th Annual North Shore Photographic Challenge SATURDAY MARCH 6, 2021 On Line – Keynote Speaker 4 PM (TBD), Evening Program 7 PM Dear Fellow Photographers: For the past 36 years the North Shore Photographic Society has been hosting the North Shore Photographic Challenge, an event attended by approximately 300 photographers, families and friends. Thirty photography… Read More »

External Competition News

The External Comps Committee will post information here on a regular basis. Upcoming Deadlines: October 1st CAPA Nature/Wildlife PSA Nature (round 1) Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature Upcoming Events: Image Review Workshop September 28th Resources: Questions: extcomps@victoriacameraclub.ca Digital Forum  (you must be signed in)

Internal Competition Themes – 2020-2021

September 2020 – Play Children, animals, sport, music, anything goes in this competition with respect to subject.  The only restriction – the subject must be playing. Oct 2020 – Arches, Alleyways, Laneways This is an interesting and creative theme that includes, but is not limited to, architecture and street photography. Nov 2020 – Still Life … Read More »

Eastwood vs VCC External Comp

This friendly competition between the Eastwood Photographic Society of Glasgow, Scotland and the Victoria Camera Club 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 two judges, one from each club. The… Read More »

VCC Members in the Red River Ex

The 58th Annual Canadian Photo Salon was held during the Red River Exhibition this June. There were three categories offered: Monochrome Print, Colour Print and Projected Image. This Salon is recognized by the Canadian Association for Photographic Art (CAPA) and the Photographic Society of America (PSA). Several Victoria Camera Club Members entered the Red River… Read More »