Welcome to the Fort Wayne Photographers Club Competition website!

Due to Covid-19, the Fort Wayne Photographers Club has moved to this virtual competition site! We are using a different professional judge from PSA (Photographic Society of America, a huge international photographers club) every month.

You’ll need a code to enter the site, please contact Secretary@FWPhotoClub.com for your code.

Please watch the 3 minute “Members video” in the “How-to guides” below (click red button). Then the Join our Club button below to login/register with the code you received. A Members button will appear on the top right that enables you to enter competitions.

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Welcome to the Fort Wayne Photographers Club competition site!

This page has been designed for our Fort Wayne Photo Club members to compete and critique each other.

If you belong to this Club, then expect an email from your club with an access code.

Use the Join our Club button below with your Code, to login/register and then ‘join’ the club.

Once you are logged in and have joined a Members button will appear here. Use this button to access the competitions.

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Results for competitions in December Competition–Novice

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 December Competition–Novice

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Sun on my wings
Rob Schmiedel – Top Choice by Judge
Novice-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Joy – in Red
Rob Schmiedel – Top Choice by Judge
Novice–The color RED

Scotch for Two
Rob Schmiedel – Top Choice by Judge
Novice-Still Life

Rising
Irene Aldrete – Top Choice by Judge
Novice–Open–no PSA Nature allowed

sunflower
Paula Schmiedel – Second
Novice-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Electric Works Retro
Rob Schmiedel – Second
Novice–Open–no PSA Nature allowed

by Brenda Fishbaugh, December 14, 2020

Results for competitions in November Competition–Novice

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 Competition–Novice

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

At the Pond
Rob Schmiedel – Top Choice by Judge
Novice-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Sphere
Rob Schmiedel – Top Choice by Judge
Novice–Circles

Coffee Bar
Julia Bemiss – Top Choice by Judge
Novice-Beverage or Food

stop and smell the flowers
Paula Schmiedel – Top Choice by Judge
Novice–Open–no PSA Nature allowed

good morning
Paula Schmiedel – First
Novice–Circles

market haul
Paula Schmiedel – First
Novice-Beverage or Food

Autumn Trees
Julia Bemiss – First
Novice–Open–no PSA Nature allowed

The Orchard
Rob Schmiedel – Second
Novice-Beverage or Food

Hiding
Rob Schmiedel – Second
Novice–Open–no PSA Nature allowed

by James Wulpi, November 20, 2020

Results for competitions in November Competition–Advanced

There were 16 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 Competition–Advanced

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

Yellow Water Bug
Peter Dominowski – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Fishing circle
William Thum – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced—Circles

Straight Up with a Flower Chaser
Larry Kilgore – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced–Beverage or Food

Angel’s Aria
Larry Kilgore – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced—Open–no PSA Nature allowed

Luna – Up Close
Larry Kilgore – First
Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Classy in Chrome
Brian Michael Sirois – First
Advanced—Circles

Daley Plaza Lunch Line
Joni Lehman – First
Advanced–Beverage or Food

stairwell abstract
James Wulpi – First
Advanced—Open–no PSA Nature allowed

Screamin’ Eagle
Brian Michael Sirois – Second
Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

They Dont Mix
Mark Robenalt – Second
Advanced—Circles

2020 1029 competition November
Deb Salay – Second
Advanced–Beverage or Food

Determined, Age is Irrelevant
Denise McQuillan – Second
Advanced—Open–no PSA Nature allowed

Black capped chickadee
David Riggs – Third
Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Vatican Plunge
Brenda Fishbaugh – Third
Advanced—Circles

Fast Food Delivery
Denise McQuillan – Third
Advanced–Beverage or Food

Sunday Morning Church
Mike Koenig – Third
Advanced—Open–no PSA Nature allowed

by James Wulpi, November 20, 2020

Competitions in November Competition–Advanced are closing soon!

Competitions in November Competition–Advanced will close Sunday, 1st November 2020, 10:00 PM.

Entries can be made in the following areas:

  • Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply
  • Advanced—Circles
  • Advanced–Beverage or Food
  • Advanced—Open–no PSA Nature allowed

All members are encouraged to enter.

by system account, October 29, 2020

Results for competitions in October Competition-Advanced

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 October Competition-Advanced

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Gathering Nesting Material
Denise McQuillan – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

The In-between
Brian Michael Sirois – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced–Back Alleys

A Big Learning Curve
Denise McQuillan – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced-Books

Alhambra Staircases
James Wulpi – Top Choice by Judge
Advanced–Open–No PSA Nature allowed

FWPC1020NatureBlueWingedSiva
Peter Dominowski – First
Advanced-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Back Alleys of Crete
Sharmalene Gunawardena – First
Advanced–Back Alleys

Just one more chapter
Sharmalene Gunawardena – First
Advanced-Books

Well Worn
Joni Lehman – First
Advanced-Books

Survivor
Mike Koenig – First
Advanced–Open–No PSA Nature allowed

by Colin Woods, October 24, 2020

Results for competitions in October Competition–Novice

There were 4 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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Nature
Rob Schmiedel – First
Novice-Nature–PSA Rules Apply

Back Alley – Jamya
Rob Schmiedel – First
Novice–Back Alleys

A Wonderful Reminder, v11
Rob Schmiedel – First
Novice-Books

Train Wheel Graveyard
Lon Diehl – First
Novice–Open–no PSA Nature allowed

by Colin Woods, October 24, 2020

Exhibition @ Allen County Public Library (Downtown)

Date : November 23, 2020-Jan 22, 2021

We will accept 50 photos so please email me at exhibit@FWphotoclub.com with 2 of your best photos.

Please include the following:

Your name/ contact phone no/email address Title of Photo Size of frame No of photos you are submitting Price or NFS (Not for sale) Library does not charge a commission so please keep this in mind when you set your price.

Thanks and please do send me your entires early. Once I have 50 photos I will close. If we don’t have enough I will ask for extra photos.

Thanks

Sharm Gunawardena

by Jerry Etnier, September 15, 2020

Results for competitions in Club Member Practice Competition

There were 8 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
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Gathering Nesting Material
Denise McQuillan – First
Practice–Nature–PSA Rules Apply–or anything!

Pelicans above the surf
William Thum – Top Choice by Judge
Practice–Nature–PSA Rules Apply–or anything!

Slovenia Alley
Brenda Fishbaugh – Top Choice by Judge
Practice–Back Alleys–or anything!

Leaf Tunnel
Larry Kilgore – First
Practice–Back Alleys–or anything!

Half Moon’a Rising
Larry Kilgore – Top Choice by Judge
Practice–Books–or anything!

Books galore
William Thum – First
Practice–Books–or anything!

Alhambra Staircases
James Wulpi – Top Choice by Judge
Practice–Open–No PSA Nature allowed

The Blues
Mike Koenig – First
Practice–Open–No PSA Nature allowed

by James Wulpi, September 14, 2020

Results for competitions in Board Competition

There were 21 entries that gained our highest award(s).

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LEAF ON CHARRED WOOD
Kris Gay – Honors
Nature or Choice

The early riser
Sharmalene Gunawardena – Best of show
Nature or Choice

Tulip
Irene Aldrete – Honors
Nature or Choice

Nature
Eugene McQuillan – Honors
Nature or Choice

Ethan Butler small
Teresa Stephens – Best of show
Nature or Choice

Sunset party
Sharmalene Gunawardena – Honors
Back Alleys–or Choice

BLM Protest Ft Wayne In 2020 218
Doug Peconge – Honors
Back Alleys–or Choice

Downtown FW
Irene Aldrete – Best of show
Back Alleys–or Choice

Back Alleys
Eugene McQuillan – Best of show
Back Alleys–or Choice

blah blah
Teresa Stephens – Honors
Back Alleys–or Choice

Downtown Bridge
Kris Gay – Best of show
Books or choice

Shiny1
Ronald Patton – Best of show
Books or choice

Decisions
Doug Peconge – Honors
Books or choice

Promenade Park
Irene Aldrete – Honors
Books or choice

leaning
Teresa Stephens – Honors
Books or choice

MAKE A WISH
Kris Gay – Best of show
Open

Taking It Easy
Ronald Patton – Honors
Open

Shadows across the outback
Sharmalene Gunawardena – Honors
Open

Great Lakes Style Lacrosse Stick
Doug Peconge – Best of show
Open

Open
Eugene McQuillan – Honors
Open

Thai river reflections
James Wulpi – Best of show
Open

by Brenda Fishbaugh, August 26, 2020

Results for competitions in Meeting judge using Honors

There were 5 entries that gained our highest award(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in Meeting judge using Honors

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Bicycle in Vienna
Brenda Fishbaugh – Honors
Open Colour

Wulpi3
James Wulpi – Honors
Open Colour

Classic Car
Brian Sirois – Best of show
Open Colour

Phuket, Thailand sunset
James Wulpi – Honors
Open Colour

Angkor Wat colonnade
James Wulpi – Honors
Open Colour

by Jerry Etnier, August 14, 2020