Results 2018


AV Salon Results

2018

The Judging Team was:

Dave Riddleston; Elizabeth Carruthers FPSNZ, AFIAP; Gail Stent APSNZ; Matt Leamy LPSNZ; Paul Bryne APSNZ, ARPS, AFIAP; Trish McAuslan APSNZ. EFIAP, AAPS

Judges were organised so that no one judged an audio-visual in which they had a conflict of interest.


Champion Audio Visual


Winner:

Marcel Batist AV-AFIAP, Personal member Fotobond, Member AV-group Westland, Netherlands - 'No-go area'

Summary of Sequence: Urbex locations are sometimes dangerous. There may be unexpected situations that you are not waiting for. It imagines the oppressive feeling that there are places where you'd better not come.

No-Go Area

Novice Award


Winner:

Cornelia Schulz LPSNZ, Howick Camera Club, New Zealand – 'Te Auraki - The Return'

Summary of Sequence: Celebrating the return of the first three of New Zealand Service personnel and dependants who are buried abroad since 1 January 1955 to their loved ones in New Zealand.

Te Auraki - The Return

Category 1 - Theme


Winner:

Marcel Batist AV-AFIAP, Personal member Fotobond, Member AV-group Westland, Netherlands - 'No-go Area'

Summary of Sequence: Urbex locations are sometimes dangerous. There may be unexpected situations that you are not waiting for. It imagines the oppressive feeling that there are places where you'd better not come.

No-Go Area

Merit:

Luana Laubscher AV-APSSA, Digital - LPSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Dirty Sticky Floors'

John Hodgson EFIAP, AV-AFIAP, FAPS, AV-FAPS, AV Club of South Australia, Australia - 'Confession'

Gail Stent APSNZ, North Shore Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'The Precious Present'

Bob McCree FPSNZ, Howick Camera Club, New Zealand - 'Mono Moods'

Guido Clarysse, AV Club Scalds Schellebelle, Belgium - 'Presumptions of colours'


Acceptance:

Luana Laubscher AV-APSSA, Digital - LPSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Kerse In Die Donker (Candles In The Dark)'

Trish McAuslan APSNZ, EFIAP, AAPS, Tauranga Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Icescapes'

Mary Hunter APSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Wild Waves'

Guido Clarysse, AV Club Scalds Schellebelle, Belgium - 'Carpe diem'

Guido Flobert, AV Club Scalds Schellebelle, Belgium - 'In Memoriam'

Bruce Burgess FPSNZ, Henderson Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Venetian Regata Storica - Historical Regatta in Venice'

Bob McCree FPSNZ, Howick Camera Club, New Zealand - 'Summer Dreaming'

Category 2 - Documentary


Winner:

Carol Packwood AV-AAPS, Audio Visual Club of South Australia, Australia - 'My Valley'

Summary of Sequence: This is the story of a Welsh Mining Disaster when a mountain of slurry collapsed on the local School.

My Valley

Merit:

Marcel Batist AV-AFIAP, Personal member Fotobond, Member AV-group Westland, Netherlands - 'Into Oblivion'

Sally Hinton EFIAP, MAPS, PPSA, AV-AAPS, Australian Photographic Society, Australia - 'The Orphanage Australia'

Alia Naughton AV-AAPS, Castle Hill RSL Photography Club, Australia - 'Unique Cappadocia'

Trish McAuslan APSNZ, EFIAP, AAPS, Tauranga Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Tourists Come to Inle Lake'

Raymond Hughes ARPS, DPAGB, AIPF, Merville Newtownabbey Photographic Club, Northern Ireland - 'The Cemetery Wall'

Cornelia Schulz LPSNZ, Howick Camera Club, New Zealand – 'Te Auraki - The Return'


Acceptance:

Sally Hinton EFIAP, MAPS, PPSA, AV-AAPS, Australian Photographic Society, Australia - 'Himba Women of Namibia'

Gail Stent APSNZ, North Shore Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'The Artist's Eye'

Carol Packwood AV-AAPS, Audio Visual Club of South Australia, Australia - 'Rememberance'

Bruce Burgess FPSNZ, Henderson Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Madurodam: The smallest city in the Netherlands'

Mary Hunter APSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Rainbow Riders'

Gundis Bort, Christchurch Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Flight over the Southern Alps'

Elizabeth Carruthers FPSNZ AFIAP, Tauranga Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Treasures from the Mountains of Turkey'

Guido Flobert, AV Club Scalds Schellebelle, Belgium - 'Victor Horta - the key European Art Nouveau Architect'

Category 3 - Music, Poetry & Song


Winner:

Luana Laubscher LPSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Listen To The Wind'

Summary of Sequence: Wind turbines evoke extreme reactions - from fascination to fear to ecological conundrums. The viewer is invited to let their mind explore the sound of the turbines & the wind.

Listen to the wind

Merit:

Alia Naughton AV-AAPS, Castle Hill RSL Photography Club, Australia -  'Do Not Weep'

Alia Naughton AV-AAPS, Castle Hill RSL Photography Club, Australia - 'Uluru'

Helen McLeod FPSNZ, Christchurch Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Death is an Art'

Luana Laubscher AV-APSSA, Digital - LPSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Go Pro Heroes'

Karen Lawton, Auckland Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Alice'


Acceptance:

Lesley Trendall, Rotorua Camera Club, New Zealand - 'Portraits 'Glass'.'

Newell Grenfell Hon PSNZ, FPSNZ, FNPSNZ, Christchurch Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Dies Irae, Day of Wrath'

Bruce Burgess FPSNZ, Henderson Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Raindrops keep Fallin' on my Head'

Liz Hardley FPSNZ, EFIAP/b, LRPS, Auckland Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Dominion Road'

Mary Hunter APSSA, Knysna Photographic Society, South Africa - 'Windsong'

Category 4 - The World of Nature


Winner:

Alia Naughton AV-AAPS, Castle Hill RSL Photography Club, Australia - 'Cold'

Summary of Sequence: This is a visionary sequence of images taken in Yellowstone National Park during winter. The images are representative of the beautiful volcanic region.

Cold

Merit:

Sally Hinton EFIAP, MAPS, PPSA, AV-AAPS, Australian Photographic Society, Australia - 'The Ngorongoro Crater'

Guido Clarysse, AV Club Scalds Schellebelle, Belgium - 'How much longer'

Bruce Burgess FPSNZ, Henderson Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Te Puia o Whakaari -The Dramatic Volcano'

Marcel Batist AV-AFIAP, Personal member Fotobond, Member AV-group Westland, Netherlands - 'Wander along Norwegian Valleys'


Acceptance:

John Hodgson EFIAP, AV-AFIAP, FAPS, AV-FAPS, AV Club of South Australia, Australia - 'Rocky Mountain High'

Marcel Batist AV-AFIAP, Personal member Fotobond, Member AV-group Westland, Netherlands - 'Morning Glory'

Eric Thorburn AV-LPSSA, APSSA, AV Makers of South Africa, South Africa - 'The Quick and the Dead'

Bob McCree FPSNZ, Howick Camera Club, New Zealand - 'Fascinating Flight'

Jacqui McGowan LPNZ, Whanganui Camera Club, New Zealand - 'Who's Calling'

Sally Hinton EFIAP, MAPS, PPSA, AV-AAPS, Australian Photographic Society, Australia - 'The Okavango'

Raymond Hughes ARPS, DPAGB, AIPF, Merville Newtownabbey Photographic Club, Northern Ireland - 'Trees of Green and Clouds of White'

Peter Aalders, Southland Photographic Society, New Zealand - 'Basket Fungus'

 

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