Monthly Competitions

Congratulations to all those who entered our recent monthly competition. The theme was “Creative” and our judge was Bill Power FIPF, EFIAP, ARPS and Irish Photographer of the Year 2016. The winners were: Karen O’ Hara (Advanced), Lukasz Piatkowski (Intermediate) and Fergus Alonso (Novice). We would appreciate copies of the winning entries (1st, 2nd and 3rd in each section) for our Competition Gallery. Please forward your winning entry to

Our next monthly competition is “Macro” and the closing date is 2nd March. This is a projected competition so entries have to be uploaded to Picturk.

Gold for Andy

Sincere congratulations to KPS member Andrew Magan who had a great day at the Irish Photographic Federation Photographer Of The Year Competition 2017 in Drogheda recently.

Andy Received two Golds and a Bronze in the non-advanced section of the competition.

Colour print open: ‘Hold on’
Mono print theme: Environmental Portraiture – ‘Pipe on a Honda’

Mono print open:’Hard at work’
Also received 2 vouchers from Bermingham Cameras.

Well done and continued sucess Andy from all of us in Kilkenny Photographic Society.

Images from South Africa

This week, 2nd March, club member Larry Weymss LIPF, will give an illustrated talk on his trip to South Africa.

Studio Light Workshop

This follows on from the last workshop which was very popular with members. It’s planned for Thursday, 9th March. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PROPS.

Transition Year Photography Competition

The closing date for the competition is 24th March and the winners Awards Night will be held in the Springhill Hotel on Thursday, 27th April at 7.30pm. We were successful again this year in securing an Arts Act Grant from Kilkenny County Council to help with the running costs of the competition. The major prizes are sponsored by Nikon and White’s Pharmacy.

Irish Photographic Federation

All distinction sittings for 2017 are now full. The IPF National Club Championships 2017 will be held in Mullingar on 13th and 14th May.

SACC – Southern Association of Camera Clubs

The SACC Interclubs Competition 2017 will be held in the Loreto Secondary School, Granges Road, Kilkenny on Sunday, 9th April. There are three sections to this competition – Colour print, monochrome print and projected image. Each section consists of a panel of 10 images + 2 substitute images.

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