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Fraser Valley Invitational

2011: Theme

2010: Theme | Results | Sponsors | Judges | Committee

2011 FVI

More details later, but for now:

The next Fraser Valley Invitational will be held on Saturday, May 7th, 2011 and the theme will be (insert drumroll)...


2011 FVI Poster

2010 FVI


2010 FVI Poster The theme for this year's FVI was

Thanks to everyone who contributed their time and effort to make this FVI one of the best ever!


Top Three Images

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Club Results

Place Club Total
1 North Shore Photographic Society 207
2 Lions Gate Camera Club 206
3 Richmond Photo Club 205
4 Abbotsford Photo Arts Club 199
5 Clear Focus Camera Club 198
5 Crescent Beach Photography Club 198
5 New Westminster Photography Club 198
6 Chung Ai Photographic Society 196
7 Langley Camera Club 194
8 Surrey Photo Club 193
9 Royal City Photography Club 183
10 Chilliwack Camera Club 181


A great big thank-you to our sponsors for their generous contributions!


Epson Canada

O.E.M. Hardware


Esquires Coffee

Opus Art and Framing


Express Computers


Beatnics Bistro

Reid’s Foto Source

Poco Military and Outdoors

Beau Photo

JDG Construction

Simply Computing



The Surrey Art Centre

Chris Harris


The Lab


Kerrisdale Camera

The Fort Pub


Lens and Shutter

Vancouver Photo Excursions

Paint with light (Detlef Klahm)

Langley Aero Structures

Photo Expert



Judy bought her first SLR in the late 80’s, initially using the easiest “Point & Shoot” features.  A photography course challenged her to think about camera control and image content. Her favorite camera is a 4x5 Linhof. She also enjoys her digital camera and using the many filters in Photoshop. Her photographic interests include in portraiture, still life, and macro.

Judy joined the Lions Gate Camera Club in 2003 and is also a member of the Burnaby Photographic Society and the Pacific Digital Club. She is currently CAPA Club Services Chair and a District Rep in the Pacific Zone as well as Director of Competitions for CAPA National.

Russ and Wendy Kwan are fine art photographers currently working in traditional black and white processes. They photograph and work in film, digital and hybrid media.

Russ and Wendy's award-winning work has been exhibited in solo commercial and academic venues in North America and has been published in feature various photographic magazines.. Their book, "Chasing Light Stranger", is catalogued in the reference library of the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography. Their work is held in public and private collections worldwide.

In 2009 Russ and Wendy started their own small group Fine Art Photography Courses, which focus on assisting students to develop their own vision for their personal photographic work. Russ and Wendy are continually inspired by the dedication of their students and enjoy seeing the way each one progresses, as they create work that expresses their unique voice.

Sheena has been a professional photographer for seven years and operates Sheena Studios in Surrey.  She has taught photography and creative software courses at BCIT and now teaches photography-related courses through her own Photo Gurus venture.  She creates advanced slideshows for the RCMP and the Surrey Foundation.  She is the official photographer for the Surrey Food Bank.   Sheena is the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Camera magazine, a CAPA judge and a founding member of the Surrey Photographic Club.


Paul Baker, Charlotte Boychuk, Tracey Cameron, Dennis Ducklow, Marlene Ensing, Zoltan Erdesz, Joy Gerow, Suzan Guest, Jim Horn, Max Jamieson, Bill Kellett, Detlef Klahm,  Ann Lengyell, Paul Lengyell, Brian Martin, Geoff Milne, Glen Mackenzie, Kathy Neudorf, Steve Poschner, and  Rianna Stackhouse.

Special thanks to: Angela Desaulnier, Charlotte Boychuk, Suzan Guest, Ann Lengyell, Marion McCristall, Anita O'Connor, Paul and Lydia Sharpe, Kasandra Sproson, and Irene Theriau (plus other members of the Executive) for their help with planning and serving our refreshments.