Welcome to the Māwhera National Salon of Photography

The Māwhera National Salon of Photography is hosted by the Greymouth Photography Club, New Zealand.

Entry is only open to residents of New Zealand and financial members of PSNZ residing overseas. Membership of any photographic organisation is not required.

The sections for 2024 remain the same as last year:
• Open Colour
• Open Monochrome
• Nature
• Creative
• Portraits

Entries are NOW OPEN for 2024.

For all enquiries, contact the Salon Chairperson:
Elizabeth Passuello FPSNZ FNPSNZ APSEM SAPS APSA EPSA EFIAP

Please use the grey buttons on this page for detailed information.

Competition now concluded - 2024 Mawhera National Salon
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Results for 2024 Mawhera National Salon

There were 95 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

Feeling the Groove
Cathy Price – Gold Medal
Open Color
Delicate Rest Stop
Glenys Steegh – Gold Medal
Open Monochrome
Orange Nectar Bat
Trish Brown – Gold Medal
Nature
Down the Gurgler
Helen McLeod – Gold Medal
Creative
Apprehension
Irene Callaghan – Gold Medal
Portraits
Please Release Me
Jeanette Nee – Silver Medal
Open Color
Jed
Piers Bayley – Silver Medal
Open Monochrome
Alpine Penwiper
Nadine Campbell – Silver Medal
Nature
Unravelled
Gillian Maclean – Silver Medal
Creative
Young Violinist
Pauline Smith – Silver Medal
Portraits
Surfing the Kaikoura Coastline
Greg Wass – Bronze Medal
Open Color
Gizza Kiss
Lynn Fothergill – Bronze Medal
Open Monochrome
Toutouwai with Weta
Carole Garside – Bronze Medal
Nature
Painting Hope
Julia Rae – Bronze Medal
Creative
A Little Bit Of Eden
Jan Miller – Bronze Medal
Portraits
Glenorchy Storm
Helen McLeod – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Color
Natures Mosaic
Les Rackham – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Color
Mother Nature at Work
Mark Stevens – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Color
Goodnight Moon
Anna Menendez – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Color
Concentration
Glenda Rees – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Color
Sun Worshipping
Noelle Bennett – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Color
Walking Shoes
Linda Mannix – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Tiny Kitty
Lynn Fothergill – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Pond Reflections
Helen Howie – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Monochrome
The Crow
Anne Tate – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Joy
Brian Eastwood – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Flow
Dianne Kelsey – Judges Choice Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Tuturiwhatu NZ Dotterel
Deborah Martin – Judges Choice Ribbon
Nature
Rifleman with Berry
Glenda Rees – Judges Choice Ribbon
Nature
Rifleman with Prey
Glenda Rees – Judges Choice Ribbon
Nature
Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Glenys Steegh – Judges Choice Ribbon
Nature
Hemimycena
Glenys Steegh – Judges Choice Ribbon
Nature
Nidula niveotomentosa
Shona Kebble – Judges Choice Ribbon
Nature
Moving House
Helen McLeod – Judges Choice Ribbon
Creative
Reading London RG30
Helen McLeod – Judges Choice Ribbon
Creative
Troubled Soul
Kirsty Wilson – Judges Choice Ribbon
Creative
Tree House
Sheree Davidson – Judges Choice Ribbon
Creative
The Kingfishers Tale
Deborah Martin – Judges Choice Ribbon
Creative
Curls
Irene Callaghan – Judges Choice Ribbon
Creative
The Self Portrait
Perry Hoffman – Judges Choice Ribbon
Portraits
Boy Agra
Lynn Fothergill – Judges Choice Ribbon
Portraits
Russian Beauty
Kirsty Wilson – Judges Choice Ribbon
Portraits
Batwa Pygmy
Paul Donegan – Judges Choice Ribbon
Portraits
Portrait with Flowers
Irene Callaghan – Judges Choice Ribbon
Portraits
The Secret
Robyn Carter – Judges Choice Ribbon
Portraits
Renaissance
Karen Moffatt-McLeod – Honours Ribbon
Open Color
Red Room
Murray Dunn – Honours Ribbon
Open Color
Colour Run Fun
Lynn Fothergill – Honours Ribbon
Open Color
Enduring Presence
Gill Hodgson – Honours Ribbon
Open Color
Claret and Grapes
Paul Byrne – Honours Ribbon
Open Color
Morning Tranquility
Glenys Steegh – Honours Ribbon
Open Color
Royal Spoonbill
Martin Barwood – Honours Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Make a Wish
Colleen Linnell – Honours Ribbon
Open Monochrome
A Pair
Sheree Davidson – Honours Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Crash of Rhinos
Martin Sanders – Honours Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Featherweight
Glenys Steegh – Honours Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Dahlia and Friend
Noelle Bennett – Honours Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Crested Grebes Feeding Chicks
Martin Barwood – Honours Ribbon
Nature
NZ Dotterel Tuturiwhatu
Sharon Souproanuck – Honours Ribbon
Nature
Pied Stilt
Sue Henley – Honours Ribbon
Nature
Adelie Penguin
Jo Broadhead – Honours Ribbon
Nature
Yellow Eyed Penguins
Gill Hodgson – Honours Ribbon
Nature
The Baya Weaver
Nicole Tai – Honours Ribbon
Nature
The Fisher King
Liz Hardley – Honours Ribbon
Creative
Reasons for Voyaging
Eunice Belk – Honours Ribbon
Creative
Dreaming of Yesterday
Perry Hoffman – Honours Ribbon
Creative
The Blues
Linda Mannix – Honours Ribbon
Creative
Entering Wonderland
Julia Rae – Honours Ribbon
Creative
Drink Me Small
Julia Rae – Honours Ribbon
Creative
Khazana
Karen Moffatt-McLeod – Honours Ribbon
Portraits
Innocence
Liz Hardley – Honours Ribbon
Portraits
Getting Ready
Nicola Copland – Honours Ribbon
Portraits
Byzantian Beauty
Perry Hoffman – Honours Ribbon
Portraits
Squirreling Nuts
Mark Roxburgh – Honours Ribbon
Portraits
In his Library
Hans Hockey – Honours Ribbon
Portraits
Retribution
Liz Hardley – Merit Ribbon
Open Color
Natural and Manufactured
Iain Galloway – Merit Ribbon
Open Color
Cats of Chefchaouen
Lynn Fothergill – Merit Ribbon
Open Color
Drowning
Noelle Bennett – Merit Ribbon
Open Color
Determination
Susie Hare – Merit Ribbon
Open Monochrome
The Masked Violinist
Kirsty Wilson – Merit Ribbon
Open Monochrome
One Shadow
Dianne Kelsey – Merit Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Awaiting the Hunt
Jasmine Booth – Merit Ribbon
Open Monochrome
Grebes at Catons Bay
Dawn Kirk – Merit Ribbon
Nature
Little Grebe
Mandy Hague – Merit Ribbon
Nature
NZ Dotterel Scratching
Mandy Hague – Merit Ribbon
Nature
Nesting Rockhopper Penguin
Glenda Rees – Merit Ribbon
Nature
Elven Queen
Richard Laing – Merit Ribbon
Creative
Tribute to Shift Urban Art Takeover
Dianna Hambleton – Merit Ribbon
Creative
Top Floor
Dianne Kelsey – Merit Ribbon
Creative
Walking on the Waterfront
Maartje Morton – Merit Ribbon
Creative
The Hongi
Cathy Price – Merit Ribbon
Portraits
Ripped
Cathy Price – Merit Ribbon
Portraits
Olivia
Noline Skeet – Merit Ribbon
Portraits
Richie the Terrorist
Paul Byrne – Merit Ribbon
Portraits

by Elizabeth Passuello, 27 June, 2024

Māwhera National Salon of Photography – Just 1 Week Till Closing Date!

There is just one week left till the 2024 Māwhera National Salon of Photography closes for entries, on May 31st. We look forward to having your images as part of our salon!

We also have exciting news to share; we have added Merit Ribbons to the list of Awards. Judges will award 4 Merit Ribbons per section.

Along with our existing awards, that is a total of 95 awards to be won! Be in to win!

Elizabeth Passuello
Salon Chairperson
mawherasalon@gmail.com

by Elizabeth Passuello, 24 May, 2024

Māwhera National Salon of Photography – NOW OPEN

The 2024 Māwhera National Salon of Photography is now open and accepting entries!

Closing date: May 31, 2024, at 11:59pm.

There are 5 sections:
• Open Colour
• Open Monochrome
• Nature (colour or mono)
• Creative (colour or mono)
• Portraits (colour or mono)

Entry fee is $30 for the first 2 sections entered, plus $10 per additional section:
• $30 for any 1 or 2 sections
• $40 for any 3 sections
• $50 for any 4 sections
• $60 for all 5 sections
Payment is via PayPal.

We look forward to seeing all your amazing and inspiring images.

Elizabeth Passuello
Salon Chairperson
mawherasalon@gmail.com

by Elizabeth Passuello, 1 May, 2024

Opening Soon!

We have great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 2nd Mawhera National Salon of Photography, organised by the Greymouth Photography Club.

We have kept the sections and the entry fees the same as last year, but we have a few more awards on offer! We have also increased the image size to 1920 x 1200 pixels which is the same as many of the other salons on the MyPhotoClub platform.

Our salon opens for entries in just one week’s time, on May 1, 2024.

Closing date is May 31, 2024, at 11:59pm.

We look forward to seeing all your wonderful images.

For all enquiries, please contact the Salon Chairperson at mawherasalon@gmail.com

by Elizabeth Passuello, 23 April, 2024

2023 Māwhera Salon Catalogue Now Available

The 2023 Māwhera National Salon of Photography catalogue is now available to download via the “Catalogue and Exhibition” page of the website or by clicking on the link below.

If you missed the screening of the salon, we have uploaded the audio visuals to our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@GreymouthPhotographyClub

Thanks to everyone who participated, we look forward to seeing your amazing images again… in 2024.

Elizabeth Passuello
Chairperson
Māwhera National Salon of Photography

by Elizabeth Passuello, 24 July, 2023

Thank you!

Our salon has now closed for entries.

Thank you so much to all entrants who have supported us by participating in our first national salon. We now enter the next stage… judging all the wonderful images! Results will be available in due course.

Elizabeth Passuello
Salon Chairperson
mawherasalon@gmail.com

by Elizabeth Passuello, 1 June, 2023