VIGEX International Print Photography Salon 1980 to 2019 Print Photography from all around the world.
VIGEX International Digital Photography Salon 2018.
Paul Robinson - AFIAP, AAPS, SSAPS, SSVAPS. Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography - Distinction) (Honours).
Paul Robinson started photography as a teenager in Tasmania, then as hobby commencing membership of various photography clubs on mainland Australia from 1973. He turned professional in 1989 doing portrait and wedding work, then senior photographer 1992 - 2004 at an advertising agency in Melbourne.
Paul conducted his own photography business until 2012 and the next year commenced at Deakin University in Victoria, completing a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography with Distinction) in 2015 and Post-graduate Honours in 2016. He commenced judging photography in 1978 and since then has evaluated over 700 photography competitions from local community to International Salons.
He authored three books, including a reference book ‘Judging Photographs’ and also is published in many magazines, books, brochures and catalogues. He founded the Caulfield Photographic Society in 1981, President of the Victorian Association of Photographic Societies (1991-92) and was a founding member of the Australian Photographic Judges Association in 2014.
A member of Photographic Society of America and of the Australian Photographic Society Honours Sub-committee he has been awarded an AFIAP, AAPS, SSAPS and SSVAPS.
Vicki Moritz - APSEM EFIAP/g MPSA AAIPP.
Vicki is based in Victoria, Australia and specialises in Fine Art landscapes, Street and travel photography. She completed the Associate Diploma of Photography at the Photographic Studies College in 2015 and is an accredited professional photographer.
In addition to APS, PSA and FIAP salon competitions she has also won a number of awards at the professional level as a member of the AIPP. This includes 3 Silvers at the AIPP National awards 2015- gaining Runner Up National Student of the Year- and 3 Silvers in 2017. Her work has been hung at the Monash Gallery of Art, Geelong Gallery, the Centre for Contemporary Photography and numerous International and National Salons. As of 2017 she has held three group and 6 solo exhibitions.div>
GILLIAN TURNER - Ph. D., Dip. Fine Art, Visual Artist/Photographer.
Gillian is a visual artist working with a range of media. Her approach to creative photographic works involves extending the printed image using mixed media. She has won many awards for her work at National and International Exhibitions, including medals in two VIGEX Salons, and a gold medal for Creative Photography at the Royal Melbourne Show.
Gillian has been a keynote speaker and presenter at conferences and clubs in Victoria and NSW, and is regularly invited to judge for the Melbourne Camera Club. She has a deep interest in contemporary arts generally and particularly black and white photography. As a practicing artist, Gillian has been awarded Artist in Residence studios in Australia at the Arthur Boyd Studios, Bundanon, and in Ireland at the Burren College, Co. Clare, and Cill Rialaig Artists’ Village, Co. Kerry. In 2014, she received a Professional Development Grant from the City of Greater Geelong to support her work in Ireland.
She has had solo exhibitions at the Geelong Gallery, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, and shown her work at the Centre for Contemporary Photography.
Craig Parker - EFIAP/b MPSA BPSA GMAPS.
Craig’s interest in photography became more serious when he joined a local Camera Club in 2008 to learn and improve his photography. As well as competing with success he served in roles as Secretary and President and ran workshops for other members. Encouraged by a couple of club members Craig began entering Australian National Salons in 2009 and International Salons in 2010. To date in Internationals Craig has over 2000 acceptances and over 100 awards across Nature, Travel, Photojournalism, Colour and Monochrome.
A member of Australian Photographic Society since 2009 Craig received the skill-based honour of Grand Master (GMAPS) in 2016 through the exhibition system and received EFIAP/b in 2015.
Craig is also a member of the Photographic Society of America gaining the honour of Master (MPSA) in 2017 and the Bronze Portfolio Honor in 2018. Craig is currently serving in two roles with PSA as Photojournalism Star Ratings Director and Senior Director Star Ratings Program. Craig enjoys travelling specifically for photography with trips to Antarctica in 2010 and 2011, Svalbard in the Arctic in 2013 for Polar Bears and month-long wildlife photography trips to South Africa in 2015 and 2018.
Craig also judges at Club, National and International levels.
Gaynor Robson - EFIAP, FAPS, SSVAPS.
Gaynor is a past member of the VIGEX committee. At various times she has dabbled with membership of the Australian Photographic Society, The Photographic Society of America, The Photographic Society of New Zealand, The Australian Photographic Judges Association, The Victorian Nature Photography Group, Bird Life Melbourne Photography Group and over the years have attended a number of their conferences and seminars and served on various subcommittees such as APSCON. Gaynor is a life member of Camberwell Camera Club, a past president, and served on their committee for a number of years. She is very active in the club and supportive of their activities and helps out where she can.
She enjoys judging at everything from local and interstate camera clubs to national and international salons and has twice addressed the Nature Society of Malaysia. She is an occasional entrant in national and international salons though not seeking further qualifications.
Her major areas of interest in photography include nature, especially birds, travel, the occasional lamentable Audio Visual, and documenting family history particularly through collecting and restoring family photographs. For Gaynor photography equals fun.
Peter Calder - AFIAP AAPS.
My main photographic interests are in the areas of wildlife, photojournalism and landscape/seascape. I particularly enjoy the challenge of the “hunt” when working in the areas of wildlife and photojournalism.
Over the years I have successfully entered in many international and national photographic competitions.
I am a member of the Australian Photographic Society and a verifying officer for applications for FIAP and APS honours.
In addition, I am a member of the Victorian Association of Photographic Societies’ judges list. At the club level, I am an active member and vice-president of the Southern Suburbs Photographic Society in Melbourne.
John Conway – AFIAP FAPS.
|Paul Robinson - AFIAP, AAPS, SSAPS, SSVAPS Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography - Distinction) (Honours).||Victoria||1, 4, 5, 6|
|Vicki Moritz - EFIAP/g, MPSA, APSEM, AAIPP, Adv Dip Photo||Victoria||1, 4, 5, 6|
|Gillian Turner - Ph.D., Dip. Fine Art, Visual Artist/Photographer||Victoria||1, 4, 5, 6|
|Craig Parker - EFIAP/b GMAPS MPSA BPSA||NSW||2, 3|
|Gaynor Robson - EFIAP, SSVAPS, FAPS||Victoria||2, 3|
|Peter Calder - AFIAP AAPS||Victoria||2, 3|
|John Conway – AFIAP FAPS||Victoria||Emergency|
|1||Monochrome Open||PSA MPA, FIAP, APS|
|2||Colour Open||PSA CPA, FIAP, APS|
|3||Nature||PSA ND, FIAP, APS|
|4||Creative||PSA CPA, FIAP, APS|
|5||Photo Travel||PSA PTD, FIAP, APS|
|6||Differences in Society||PSA, CPA, FIAP, APS|