Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of the Kilkenny Photographic Society on 11th June 2020 at 8 pm on Zoom Platform

An Extraordinary General Meeting of Kilkenny Photographic Society will be held on the 11th of June 2020 on the zoom platform at 8 pm.

The KPS Committee are proposing that we change the membership year from “September 1 – August 31” to “January 1 – December 31”

To facilitate this, the following changes must be made to the KPS constitution.

Motion for the EGM:

The Committee proposes that the following changes are made to the Kilkenny Photographic Society Constitution.

Existing 3.8:       Membership fees shall become due immediately following the

AGM [or at the committee’s discretion] and shall be paid in one sum no

later than September 30th of the year, it becomes due.

Proposed 3.8:   Membership fees shall become due immediately following the

AGM [or at the committee’s discretion] and shall be paid in one sum no

later than January 31st of the year it becomes due.

Existing 3.9:      Membership shall be for each year from the 1st September or from

the date of joining until the 31st of August in the following year.

Proposed 3.9:    Membership shall be for each year from the 1st January or from

the date of joining until the 31st of December in the same year.

Existing 3.10:      For new members joining after the 31st of Dec the membership

fee shall be calculated on a pro-rata basis. However, under

exceptional circumstances, the committee shall be able to levy a

lower rate of membership.

Proposed 3.10:  For new members joining after the 30th of April the membership

fee shall be calculated on a pro-rata basis. However, under

exceptional circumstances, the committee shall be able to levy a

lower rate of membership.

Existing 3.12:      If a member shall fail to pay his or her membership fee by the 31st

December of the year in which it becomes due, after notification by

email of the outstanding membership fee due, shall be deemed to

have retired from the society. The members name will be removed

from the register of members. In the case of a member deemed retired

but wishes to re-join they will be required to submit a fresh application

for membership.

Proposed 3.12: If a member shall fail to pay his or her membership fee by the 30th

April of the year in which it becomes due, after notification by

email of the outstanding membership fee due, shall be deemed to

have retired from the society. The members name will be removed

from the register of members. In the case of a member deemed retired

but wishes to re-join they will be required to submit a fresh application

for membership.

Further details will be emailed to all members before the EGM

Ned Mahon

Chairperson

Denis O Reilly

Secretary

Winners of “Macro” POTY Competition

 

POTY Competition April 2020

Congratulations to our latest winners in our POTY 2019-2020 Competition. Thank you to our judge Gerry Kerr from Celbridge Camera Club for judging and providing great guidance and advice for members.

 

Adv

1st Pauline O’Brien Nearly There
2nd Brian Deering Hoverfly
3rd Ned Mahon Covered in Pollen

 

Inter

1st Petr Petr The Skimmer
2nd Fiona Long Rainbow Bubbles
3rd Niall Hirsch Do you Like my Hair

 

Novice

1st Eamon McArdle Macro Flower
2nd Penny Newbery Cuckoo Flower
3rd Fergus Alonso Macro

SACC Interclub 2020

Congratulations to Kilkenny Photographic Society – KPS Petr Petr who was awarded the Judges medal at the Southern Association of Camera Clubs Inter-Club Cup 2020. Well done Petr from all us in the KPS.

Check out the SACC Inter-club 2020 on youtube at the link below. Well done to the committee of the SACC for producing this year’s competition under such difficult circumstances and to all competing clubs and societies. A special congratulations to our friend’s and good neighbours Carlow Photographic Society for winning the SACC Shield, a super achievement!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2UHE990ofc

SACC Inter-Club Competition 2020

Kilkenny Photographic Society takes part in this year's competition
The SACC Inter-Club Competition is going live on the SACC Web-Site (WWW.SACC.IE) tomorrow night, Saturday 9th May 2020 at 20.00 hrs.
The Full video is being live-streamed at that time and will be available to download for anyone who wants it after that.
Individual Videos showing each clubs entries will be  posted on the site, in alphabetical order over the coming days, and will also be available for clubs to download as well.
Report cards showing the full details of the scoring of each image are being emailed to the Club Contacts as well tomorrow evening.
The SACC wishes to formally thank all the Clubs who participated in this competition and look froward to meeting you all later in the year for the Presentation of awards and the AGM.