Welcome To The Tacoma Photographic Society!

We focus on promoting fellowship among our members, improving our skills, participating in PSA & NWCCC competitions, and stimulating interest in all branches of photography through:   

  • Bi-monthly club meetings, Hybrid in-person and Zoom
  • Competitions: print, projection, theme with optional critiques
  • Photography outings
  • Educational resources pages, classes, and guest speakers
  • TPS Spring Print Photo contest open to PNW photographers
  • TPS Annual Competition & Award Banquet, & Holiday Party

Membership has its privileges. To join the TPS or read more about memberships, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 To see more competition results, log in and then go to Competitions > Competition Results or click here

 


2022 Annual Conference And Awards Ceremony

   

On Saturday, November 12, The Northwest Council of Camera Clubs held its Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony in Woodinville, WA. The NWCCC is a non-profit association comprised of 18 clubs located in Western Washington and is also a member of the Photographic Society of America.  TPS is a NWCCC member club.  We are pleased to announce that nine TPS members received honors for one or more of their images (16 TPS member images received awards).

Below is a list of awards received by our members:

Open Print Salon:
Bruce Severeid - 3rd Place - Fleeing the Chaos
Richard Price - HM - Almost Awake, Kissed by the Sun, Light on the Rock

Open Projection Salon:
Judi Kubes - 1st Place - Maui Sunset
Bruce Benson - HM - Baby Porcupine, Fox Love, Three Amigos                                             
Dorinda Wills - HM - Lunch Alone
Judi Kubes - HM - Cosmos
Maggie Tieger - HM - Watchful          

Traveling Image Salon:
Tim Clifton - 1st Place - The Dancer
Judi Kubes - HM - Tapestry of Tulips
Kristina Allums - HM - Winter Dream
Steve Russell - HM - Dewdrop Reflections

Large Mono:
Richard Price - HM - Leaves B-W

Slideshow:
Bruce Benson - 3rd Place - Faces of Uganda
  (available on the NWCCC website)

Congratulations to All!

To see all of the NWCCC competition-winning images and Bruce Benson's slideshow, go to https://nwcameraclubs.org/2022-nwccc-competition-awards/

 

 

 

 

December 7 Projection Competition - December's Theme is "Fine Details"

Meetings are open to the public; however, you must be a club member to compete in monthly print and projection competitions.

In an effort to accommodate everyone's individual needs, the TPS Projection Team has put considerable effort into creating new Hybrid meeting options. We are pleased to offer two ways to attend the December 7th Projection Competition meeting--either in person or via zoom! The Zoom link will be emailed to everyone prior to the meeting date.  We are looking forward to seeing all of you in person!

Submit Images - Sunday, November 20 - Monday, November 28 at 11:30 pm

Judging & Voting - Tuesday, November 29 - Saturday, December 3 at 11:59 pm

Review Meeting - Wednesday, December 7 - Social time at 6:30 pm with the review meeting at 7-9 pm

Location - Curtis High School - 8425 40th Street, University Place, WA 98466   Google Map

Directions Turn into the small parking lot (by the reader board sign and the Big Rock).  There are also flagpoles by the main entrance.  Go to the outside door marked “Staff Development Room” which is where the meeting will occur.

Places to Eat - If you want to grab a bite, there are several restaurants and grocery stores on 40th and Bridgeport Way including McDonald's, Burger King, Applebee's, Gyros, a Mexican restaurant, Safeway, and Trader Joe’s.    

Submission Requirements:

  • Export/Save your images in JPEG, sRGB, 80% quality, no larger than 1920 px wide x 1080 px high, & a 1.5 MB file size limit
  • Submit your mages on this website at: Competitions > Submit Images For Print or Projection  OR  click here
  • Please capitalize your image titles
  • DO NOT include your name or numbers in the image titles.  The automated features of this new website will automatically insert your name into the proper place.
  • DO NOT include "For Comment" or "Not For Comment" in the title of your images. The website will keep track of which image you select "For Comment" and "Not for Comment" when you select one of those options.
  • Your images will automatically be placed into your private Image Library for future reference and use! You will also be able to read all of the critiques from our members.

We love this new website's automated features!  For more projection information and competition rules, click here

If you are not a member of the TPS and would like to start competing in Print & Projection Competitions, join the TPS by clicking here

 

 

 

December 15 Print Competition - December's Theme is "Fine Details"

Meetings are open to the public; however, you must be a club member to compete in monthly print and projection competitions.

Submit Images - TBA

Judge & Vote - Judging and Voting are done in person at the meeting on December 15

Review Meeting - Thursday, December 15 - The meeting is from 7-9 pm with judging, voting, and an image review with optional critiques.

Location - Waller Road Grange, 2708 East 64th Street, Tacoma      Google map

Submission Requirements:

  • Export/Save your images in JPEG, sRGB, 80% quality, no larger than 1920 px wide x 1080 px high, & a 1.5 MB file size limit
  • Submit your images on this website at:  Competitions > Submit Images For Print or Projection  OR  click here 
  • Please capitalize your image titles. 
  • DO NOT include your name or file numbers in the image titlesThe automated features of this new website will automatically insert your name into the proper place.
  • DO NOT include "For Comment" or "Not For Comment" in the title of your images. The website will keep track of which image you select "For Comment" and "Not for Comment" when you select one of those options.
  • Your images will automatically be placed into your private Image Library for future reference and use! You will also be able to read all of the critiques from our members.

We love this new website's automated features!  For more print information and competition rules, click here 

If you are not a member of the TPS and would like to start competing in Print & Projection Competitions, join the TPS by clicking here