The Photographic Society of America (PSA) each year presents a Youth Showcase where school children from countries all over the world compete against each other in a salon. There are cash prizes available as well as the publication of winning images in the PSA journal. South Africa was previously represented by schools from Pretoria and Johannesburg.
CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who participated and a big word of thank you to Francois Venter (Director: Northern Gauteng) for finalising our entry.
Below are the Youth Showcase acceptances and winners!
• Elizna Schuttte from Pretoria was declared the overall winner for both the PDI Mono section and Print Mono section (Both of these have a prize of $175), she also had two other acceptances.
• Centurion High School had one second place in a People/Animals Section, plus one PJ acceptance.
• HJ Coetzer from Zwartkops had three of his four images accepted.
• Oosmoot High School in Pretoria had 12 of their 13 images accepted.
P/A – Elizna Schutte for PERSPECTIVE
Mono – Hj Coetzer for GOING FOR THE WIN
Mono – Elizna Schutte for YUMMY which earned 1st Place
PJ – Hj Coetzer for OVER THE TOP
PJ – Elizna Schutte for JUMP
Mono – Hj Coetzer for EYE ON THE TRY LINE
Mono – Elizna Schutte for HANDS which earned 1st Place
PJ – Niel Langer for DAPPER
P/A – Simone Du Preez for IN THE EYES OF A CHILD which earned 2nd Place
Arch – Zoe Van Aswegen for SANDSTONE BUILDING
Scapes – Erhard Vd Walt for AUGRABIES
PJ – Erhard Vd Walt for MEISIES HOKKIE
Color – Waldo Vd Walt for KIWILINE
Color – Caromien Koelman for RED DOOR
Mono – Caromien Koelman for LINES AND SHADOW
Mono – Mariette De Jager for WATERBUCK
Should you wish to contact me, I can be reached here on e-mail or on cell phone (084 442 4442)
Anton la Grange APSSA(vers), DPSSA(vers), AFIAP
PSSA Director: Youth Division