This week, 13th September, is the hand-in for our first monthly competition. The theme is Biodiversity – Flora & Fauna of Kilkenny, People of Kilkenny and Landscapes/Cityscapes of Kilkenny. It’s a print competition and prints should be mounted 20″x16″. Members may enter 3 prints if they wish for this competition. For other competitions you may enter just 2 prints or files.
We will also have a portrait night so bring your camera and props along to the meeting.
October’s competition is “OPEN” projected and the closing date is 21st October. You will get instructions on where to upload or send your files later on.
Here are the themes for the monthly competitions for 2018 – 2019.
September: Kilkenny Urban/Rural/People – Print – Closing date 13/09/2018 and judging on 27/09/2018
October: Open – Projected – Closing date21/10/2018 and judging on 01/11/2018
November: Form/Shape – Projected – Closing date 25/11/2018 and judging on 06/12/2018
January: Nature – Projected – Closing date 06/01/2019 and judging on 17/01/2019
February: Sport – Projected – Closing date 03/02/2019 and judging on 14/02/2019
March: Portrait/Body – Print – Closing date 28/02/2019 and judging on 14/03/2019
April: Photo Travel – Projected – Closing date 31/03/2019 and judging on 11/04/2019
May: Creative ——- details to be announced in January 2019
Please note that dates could change due to unforeseen circumstances. Check website and KPS Facebook Page for updates.
There was a large and diverse entry for the final monthly competition of the year. The theme was “Dystopia” and it was a projected competition. The judge was Ross McKelvey MPAGB FIPF EFIAP/G FBPE of Catchlight Camera Club. Thanks to all the members who entered and congratulations to the winners:
NOVICE – Margaret Moylan LIPF, INTERMEDIATE – Carla Ennis, ADVANCED – Hugo Reidy AIPF
Many thanks to our Competitions Secretaries – Andy and Ned – for all their hard work during the year.
The runners-up in each section are featured below:
This week at the club is an outdoor trip. Could those intending to travel meet up in Woodie’s car park to leave at 6.30pm for Kell’s Priory and Mill. The light should be good until 8.30pm and remember to capture a few images for the Bio Diversity project.
Also remember the closing date for the last competition of the year “Dystopia”(projected) closes on Sunday 13th May.
See you there on Thursday evening.
This Thursday Julie Corcoran AIPF from Breffni Camera Club will be our guest speaker. Julie will be showing us images from her “Dreamscapes” panel and other projected images.
The winners of the Transition Year Photography Competition are on display for the next few days in the Book Centre window.
Don’t forget that the closing date for the “DYSTOPIA” competition is Sunday, 13th May. Make sure your entries are properly sized. Check out members area if you are unsure of how to do this. Also have your entries in on time. The deadline is midnight on the 13th.