Evening Trip to Kells Priory and Mill.

Evening Trip to Kells Priory and Mill.

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.

Crann – Trees for Ireland/Coillte Open Photographic  Competition  2017

Crann – Trees for Ireland/Coillte Open Photographic  Competition  2017

Crann – Trees for Ireland/Coillte Open  Photographic  Competition  2017
Photo competition run by Crann Magazine and Coillte, the State Forestry Agency.

We have an autumn deadline this year for our annual photographic competition, which makes more practical sense than the usual spring deadline.

Theme: Trees, Hedgerows & Woodlands

Closing Date: 15th October, 2017

Sponsored By: Coillte

First Prize €250, Second Prize €100, Third Prize €50

ENTRY IS FREE!

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Photographic Trip to Wicklow

Photographic Trip to Wicklow

A number of KPS members are organising a photographic trip to Wicklow  from 20th – 22nd October. Below are the details if you’ re interested:

PHOTOGRAPHIC TRIP TO WICKLOW

TRIP DATE: Leave Friday Oct 20th (the scenic route). Stay 2 nights – 20th & 21st. Depart for home (the scenic route) 22nd. Our group are staying at http://www.wicklowlodge.com/accommodation.html – we’ve booked both cottages. At time of writing there are 3 double B&Bs still available at this location.

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Request for Photographs

“I’m writing in hopes of interesting either your camera club, or an individual in it to participate in providing photographs for a children’s picture book. The book is intended to provide comfort to children who have been traumatized.”

This request for photographs to illustrate a book for children was sent to Kilkenny Photographic Society. The full text of the email can be downloaded here >childrens book<

Some member/members may be interested in this project. However, the author (Michael Resman) is not known to us and anyone interested should first check his bona fides etc. His books can be found on Amazon.com

Kilkenny Yulefest – Invitation to KPS Members

Kilkenny Yulefest – Invitation to KPS Members

Yulefest is Kilkenny’s new Christmas festival and is being funded primarily by Kilkenny Co. Co. It will run each weekend from Friday 2nd to Sunday 18th December. The purpose is to market all Christmas events, concerts, music, craft, Santa experiences that are already of a high standard taking place in Kilkenny. Kilkenny Chamber, Local Enterprise Office and Kilkenny Tourism are also supporting the initiative. It is expected that Yulefest will grow each year attracting locals, visitors and tourists to Kilkenny thus boosting the local economy at a time of the year where businesses need to extend their trade.

The Yulefest committee is inviting members of Kilkenny Photographic Society to become involved by submitting images of Yulefest events. The images should reflect the theme of Yulefest which is about showcasing all that’s special about Christmas  in and around Kilkenny. Attention to medieval backdrop is essential i.e. The Castle/Rothe House/Butler Gardens, along with the side streets, i.e. Butter Slip, Kieran Street.  Broad categories for entry are : craft, events, performances, food, Santa, Christmas lights, new reindeer props and backdrop of Kilkenny Castle.  City AND county should be reflected. The idea is to capture a bank of images that can be used for social media purposes and submission to press. They only need a simple caption, the name of event and location. Check the Yulefest programme www.yulefestkilkenny.ie where you can see the range of events and plan from there.

The closing date is  7th January – to allow members tend to their own commitments over Christmas period. Entries should be sent to: Yulefest@kilkenncoco.ie (medium resolution is fine for judging purposes). With the photo submit your name, contact details, caption and location of photograph(s).

There will be a €300 prize from White’s pharmacy and other prizes.

 

Photo by Dylan Vaughan
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