Well didn't it go well last night!!

We reckon 150 people attended although some estimate more. It was the biggest crowd the Mairangi Arts Centre has seen.And its thanks to you, - your contribution of prints, and in very many other ways, made the event more successful than we had dreamed ! Well done!

To see photos by Dave Bradley, of the opening night please goto our 60th Anniversary Page .

North Shore Photographic Society

The North Shore Photographic Society is a group of enthusiastic, mainly amateur photographers. The Society aims to help members improve and enjoy their photography through workshops, competitions, exhibitions, critiques, discussion and encouragement. If this interests you, come along. Visitors are more than welcome - we even wine & dine you at the end! (Ok, just tea & biscuits really).

Try before you buy – you are welcome as a visitor but if you are still around after three meetings we will expect a subscription! If you are keen to submit your photos for assessment you must be financial.

End of Year Competition 3rd December

.Up to 2 photos per person may be submitted

They must be photos that have been entered during the year and have received either an acceptance, highly commended or honours -

They must be as entered, no changes, the photos can be either projected or prints and members can submit 2 projected or 2 prints or 1 of each Projected images must be sent no later than 30th November

Prints must be brought on the night - no pre-registration necessary

As per our rules - at the end of the year competition, members may enter work in only one grade. Thus a member who has moved up a grade during the year must exhibit in the new grade.

The judge will be asked to pick the best Projected image and the best Print in each grade, and will be asked to comment on only the winners and runner-ups.

For more information on the following please have a look at the Newsboard page

If you would like to find out more about this Tour please have a look here: South India.

If you have received a Highly Commended or an Honours for a Landscape image, in either Prints or Projected, could you please forward a copy to doug.moulin@xtra.co.nz for it to be considered in our entry for this interclub competition.


Honours on Assessment Night

Important: If your printed image receives Honours on Assessment Night, please submit a digital copy for our website gallery to our webmaster, Kevin Chong at webmaster@northshorephoto.co.nz no later than the following Wednesday.  Your photo(s) should be submitted in the same format as per digital images.

Please also send a copy to doug.moulin@xtra.co.nz for our Image Library.


Get Involved

As a non profit organisation, the North Shore Photo Society is manned by volunteers.
If you want to get involved we'd love your help.
(The current volunteer tea roster is listed on the Volunteer page).

Meetings and Club Room Location

We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in the Memorial Hall, Takapuna Public Library Building, The Strand, Takapuna. Meetings start at 7:30pm.

Check out our calendar for what's on.


Information about our Society can be found by reading our Welcome Leaflet

Programme and Assessment Rules

More information on our Assessment Rules and Yearly Programme and can be found by reading this leaflet.

What's on next ?

Wednesday 26th November 7.00pm
​We are pleased to have Martin Saunders judging  your 'Open' images.
This will be our final monthly assesment evening for this year and a last chance to add more Honours images to your portfolio before next February.  
See you there

Digital Entries

Instructions on how to edit your Image files so they are acceptable for our Monthly Assesments can be found by following these guidlines.

Register your images:

For image entries, please register before 8pm on the Sunday before the assesment night.