Celtic Challenge 2018

The IPF is requesting photographers to submit images for consideration to represent Ireland in the forthcoming Celtic Challenge being held in Scotland. The Biennial Selection Committee will be choosing a total of thirty images for the competition, but images may also be considered for future selection to represent Ireland in other competitions. Please forward this email to your club members and encourage them to submit images.

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This week’s meeting

ur next weekly meeting will be held on Thursday, 21st September. The theme for this night is “Camera Gear Night”. We will have different groups based on your brand of camera and hopefully through sharing knowledge we can answer some of your questions or clarify some issue for you. MAKE SURE YOU BRING YOUR CAMERA WITH YOU.  Also on this night members will have the opportunity to show their images and have them critiqued if they wish. If you have images you wish to show the members please bring them along on an USB key.

DON’T FORGET THAT 24th SEPTEMBER IS THE CLOSING DATE FOR OUR FIRST MONTHLY COMPETITION. It’s an OPEN theme and is a projected competition. You can also bring your entries on an USB key with you to the meeting of 21st September.

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Photographic Trip to Wicklow

A number of KPS members are organising a photographic trip to Wicklow from 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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Monthly Competition Themes

The Monthly Competition Themes for 2017/2018 are now posted on the website.  Go to MONTHLY COMPETITIONS 2017/2018 and click into the monthly tabs. Members may enter up to 2 photos for each competition, except mini-panel, and entries may be in colour or B&W. Don’t know how that will work for the COLOUR theme?

Closing dates and judging dates may be subject to change but you will receive advance notice. HAPPY SNAPPING!!

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Monthly Calendar of Meetings and Events

The planned monthly calendar of meetings and events up to and including December 2017 has now been published on the website. Click on the monthly tabs to see what’s happening. Thanks to the Events and Competitions Secretaries for all their work in compiling a very varied programme of events. Check here http://www.kilkennyphoto.net/kps-event-calendar/ ‎
On the website go to KPS Events Calendar and from the drop-down menu select MONTHLY CALENDAR. Click on any month September to December 2017 to see what’s happening.

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Celtic Challenge 2018

Celtic Challenge 2018

The IPF is requesting photographers to submit images for consideration to represent Ireland in the forthcoming Celtic Challenge being held in Scotland. The Biennial Selection Committee will be choosing a total of thirty images for the competition, but images may also be considered for future selection to represent Ireland in other competitions. Please forward this email to your club members and encourage them to submit images.

This week’s meeting

This week’s meeting

ur next weekly meeting will be held on Thursday, 21st September. The theme for this night is “Camera Gear Night”. We will have different groups based on your brand of camera and hopefully through sharing knowledge we can answer some of your questions or clarify some issue for you. MAKE SURE YOU BRING YOUR CAMERA WITH YOU.  Also on this night members will have the opportunity to show their images and have them critiqued if they wish. If you have images you wish to show the members please bring them along on an USB key.

DON’T FORGET THAT 24th SEPTEMBER IS THE CLOSING DATE FOR OUR FIRST MONTHLY COMPETITION. It’s an OPEN theme and is a projected competition. You can also bring your entries on an USB key with you to the meeting of 21st September.

Photographic Trip to Wicklow

Photographic Trip to Wicklow

A number of KPS members are organising a photographic trip to Wicklow from 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.

Monthly Competition Themes

Monthly Competition Themes

The Monthly Competition Themes for 2017/2018 are now posted on the website.  Go to MONTHLY COMPETITIONS 2017/2018 and click into the monthly tabs. Members may enter up to 2 photos for each competition, except mini-panel, and entries may be in colour or B&W. Don’t know how that will work for the COLOUR theme?

Closing dates and judging dates may be subject to change but you will receive advance notice. HAPPY SNAPPING!!

Monthly Calendar of Meetings and Events

Monthly Calendar of Meetings and Events

The planned monthly calendar of meetings and events up to and including December 2017 has now been published on the website. Click on the monthly tabs to see what’s happening. Thanks to the Events and Competitions Secretaries for all their work in compiling a very varied programme of events. Check here http://www.kilkennyphoto.net/kps-event-calendar/ ‎
On the website go to KPS Events Calendar and from the drop-down menu select MONTHLY CALENDAR. Click on any month September to December 2017 to see what’s happening.

KPS Annual General Meeting 2017

KPS Annual General Meeting 2017

The KPS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in the Pembroke Hotel on
Thursday September 14th 2017 at 8:00pm.

As this is the Society’s AGM the meeting is open to members only.

AGM Agenda

1. Minutes of previous AGM
2. Chairman’s review of the past year.
3. Secretary’s review of the past year.
4. Treasurer’s report and annual accounts for 2016 /17.
5. Election of Officers – Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer.
6. Election of KPS Committee members for the coming year (2017/18).
7. Proposed Motions

All members should attend if they can as decisions regarding the Society’s
direction for the coming year will be take and it’s important that as many
members as possible have an input into those decisions.

In advance of the AGM we’re asking you to submit any proposals or motions
that you wish to have discussed during the meeting. You should submit these
to derville.conroy@gmail.com by next Thursday 31st Aug to ensure that they
can be circulated in advance and included on the meeting agenda.

Kilkenny’s Famine Experience Invitation

Kilkenny’s Famine Experience Invitation

In early November 2017, MacDonagh Junction will launch the Kilkenny Famine experience, a free self-guided audio-visual tour that will describe the human story of the Kilkenny famine inmates around the buildings of the former famine Workhouse (now Workhouse Square, MacDonagh Junction). As part of this project we hope to collect 975 fingerprint images from local groups and schools to represent and connect the people of present day Kilkenny to the crypt that houses the human remains at the Famine Memorial Garden at MacDonagh Junction. T

The participants will be also be invited to register their participation in our record book.

If you would like to take part in this project please call to the customer service desk or email info@macdonaghjunction.com. We are holding a launch event in November and will be launching the tour as well as unveiling the fingerprint etchings and a beautiful bronze sculpture at the crypt.

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