Annual Awards

These awards take place in June of each year and is known as the "Image of the Year" competition. It is an open subject competition, where images previously entered during the year and considered by the member to be their best works can be re-entered for judging by a different judge.

First, second and third place trophies are awarded.
Aggregate point trophies are also awarded for first, second and third placing's, determined by accumulated points achieved throughout the competition year. Major Awards

The David Tilley Memorial Trophy (Most Creative)

David Tilley was well known for his creative photography.
The trophy is kindly donated by Jean and Charles Tilley in memory of David.
The Trophy is selected from the April monthly (Open Subject) competition, and is awarded for the "Most Creative Photograph"

The Pelican Award

This award was named due to the large amount of pelican photographs and slides entered in competitions, and the pelican became our club mascot. The pelican award is donated by Paul Temple and is awarded for the "Best Nature Image" depicting creatures in the wild or a natural scene.

The Audio/Visual Award

This award was introduced in 2015 and is another avenue for members to diversify their photography, producing a short presentation by working with sequences comprising still images, where the storyline or theme, sound, transitions and images are interdependent.

The J&J Dallinger Memorial Trophy

John and Jack Dallinger are remembered by this trophy for the support given to the club over many years. Jack was also one of the early members of the Wodonga Camera Club and remained an active member for over 40 years. Today the Dallinger family and Foto Supplies Camera House still support our club in many ways. The Dallinger Family of Albury view all the first, second and third place winners from the Image of the Year Competition and they award the Trophy to the entrant of their favourite image.

The Paatsch Challenge Shield

Is a shield that the Wodonga / Albury Camera Club and the Benalla Camera Club compete for annually. It consist of the best 12 photos from each club taken on a nominated outing and submitted for VAPS judging and the club with the most points scored, results in taking procession of the shield for 12 months. There is also an award for the photographer with the top scoring (Best) image.
2012 Winners: Wodonga/Albury Camera Club.
2013 Winners: Wodonga/Albury Camera Club.
View the current Competition images here on the Paatsch Shield page

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  • 2. CPA - Vicki Cain, David Woolcock & Mark Slater
  • 3. CP - Debbie Shepherd, Maree Mills & Pamela Milliken
  • 4. Mono - Michele Roberts, Vicki Cain & (Jill Hancock Absent)
  • 5. EDIA - Helen Bishop, Wendy Slater (Absent) & Wendy Stanford
  • 6. EDI - Debbie Shepherd, Pamela Milliken & Maree Mills
  • 7. Creative - David Woolcock & Helen Bishop (2nd & 3rd)
  • 8. AV - Neville Bartlett, Patsy Cleverly & David Willis
  • 9. CPA Aggregate - David Woolcock, Graeme Milsome & Jill Hancock (Absent)
  • 10. Cp Aggregate - Debbie Shepherd, Bill Cleverly & Maree Mills
  • 11. Mono Aggregate - Wendy Stanford, Vicki Cain & Jill Hancock (Absent)
  • 12. EDIA Aggregate - David Woolcock, Wendy Stanford & Jill Hancock (Absent)
  • 13. EDI Aggregate - Debbie Shepherd, Michelle Roberts & Judy Hofmeyer
  • 14. Club Averages - David Woolcock, Neville Bartlett & Vicki Cain
  • 15. First Year Achievement - Marion Jacob
  • 16. VAPS 10 Year Badgers - David Willis, Sue Zimmer & Debbie Shepherd
  • 17. VAPS Merit Award - David Woolcock
  • 18. A Grade Promotions - Louise Peacock, Debbie Shepherd & Bernie Rosser
  • 19. Appreciation Award - David Woolcock
  • 20. Club Person Award - Sue Zimmer 2017, Brian Paatsch 2018 with David Willis (Centre)
  • 21. David Tilley Memorial Award - David Woolcock with Louise Peacock
  • 22. Pelican Nature Award - David Woolcock with Louise Peacock
  • 23. Audio-Visual Award - Neville Bartlett with Justin Dallinger
  • 24. J&J Dallinger Award - Helen Bishop with Justin Dallinger
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2017/2018 Winners: A Grade Colour Print, B Grade Colour Print, Monochrome Print, Advance EDI and EDI.

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