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.
This Thursday night the club will hold the Transition Year Photography Competition Awards Night in the Springhill Court Hotel at 7.30pm. Now in its 8th year the winners of this year’s competition will be announced on the night. Ten schools entered over 130 photos for the competition which was judged by Emmanuelle Galisson and Terry Conroy of Portlaoise Camera Club.
The main prizes were sponsored by Canon Ireland, White’s Photo Centre and Kilkenny Photographic Society. The best 3 photos from each school and the top 4 overall will be on display on the night. Both judges will be present to give feedback to the students.
We will hold a raffle on the night and thanks to our other sponsors: Hennessy Sports, The Book Centre, The Office Centre, Paul Campion Framing and Amanda Burke Photography.
We hope to see you there to lend your support to the students and schools involved.