Disruption to website

Our website is hosted by Blacknight. They are updating their hosting platform next Monday, 29th May and this MAY cause some disruption to our website. NO NEED TO PANIC.

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Last week’s Club Meeting

Last Thursday night saw a full house, with only standing room, at our weekly meeting. There were over 50 members and guests in attendance. It was a special night where former member Kevin A. Logan RIP was fondly remembered by members of the club who knew him from his days in Kilkenny and his involvement in Kilkenny Photographic Society. Kevin died recently just before his 61st birthday. Originally from New York, he gave up a very successful career as a photographer to pursue his own dreams. This brought him to Ireland and to Kilkenny among other places that he called home. By all accounts he was a very accomplished photographer and a perfectionist when it came to printing. He would spend hours studying his subject matter, waiting for the correct composition or light before he took his shot. This was usually followed by hours, days and even weeks in preparing a file for print such was his desire for perfection in his printing.

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In Memory of Kevin Logan RIP

This Thursday night after the competition, we will celebrate the life and work of our deceased former member, Kevin Logan.
Would any members who have prints of his work in their homes please bring them along on the night for all to see.
In my early days as a member of the KPS, Kevin was an encouraging and inspiring figure.
I’m sure much more will be said in his honour on Thursday night.

Johnny Cuddihy

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Robbie Reynolds Masterclass

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre is showcasing the winners from the Press Photographers Association of Ireland.

The awards, which are open to members of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland, celebrate the very best of Irish press photography. This stunning collection of images features nine categories; news, daily life & people, nature & the environment, politics, sports action, sports feature, portrait, art & entertainment and reportage. The winning photographs are on display until 28th May.

Award winning photographer Robbie Reynolds will hold a masterclass in the Centre for aspiring photographers on Saturday 27th May at 2pm . Places are limited so to register your interest please email info@macdonaghjunction.comor call 056-7777600

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IPF National Club Championships

The IPF National Club Championships were held in Mullingar over the weekend. Kilkenny Photographic Society participated in the event and our entries were placed as follows:

5th in the Colour

8th in the Mono

Overall we came joint 8th out of 26 clubs.

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Last week’s Club Meeting

Last week’s Club Meeting

Last Thursday night saw a full house, with only standing room, at our weekly meeting. There were over 50 members and guests in attendance. It was a special night where former member Kevin A. Logan RIP was fondly remembered by members of the club who knew him from his days in Kilkenny and his involvement in Kilkenny Photographic Society. Kevin died recently just before his 61st birthday. Originally from New York, he gave up a very successful career as a photographer to pursue his own dreams. This brought him to Ireland and to Kilkenny among other places that he called home. By all accounts he was a very accomplished photographer and a perfectionist when it came to printing. He would spend hours studying his subject matter, waiting for the correct composition or light before he took his shot. This was usually followed by hours, days and even weeks in preparing a file for print such was his desire for perfection in his printing.

In Memory of Kevin Logan RIP

This Thursday night after the competition, we will celebrate the life and work of our deceased former member, Kevin Logan.
Would any members who have prints of his work in their homes please bring them along on the night for all to see.
In my early days as a member of the KPS, Kevin was an encouraging and inspiring figure.
I’m sure much more will be said in his honour on Thursday night.

Johnny Cuddihy

Robbie Reynolds Masterclass

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre is showcasing the winners from the Press Photographers Association of Ireland.

The awards, which are open to members of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland, celebrate the very best of Irish press photography. This stunning collection of images features nine categories; news, daily life & people, nature & the environment, politics, sports action, sports feature, portrait, art & entertainment and reportage. The winning photographs are on display until 28th May.

Award winning photographer Robbie Reynolds will hold a masterclass in the Centre for aspiring photographers on Saturday 27th May at 2pm . Places are limited so to register your interest please email info@macdonaghjunction.comor call 056-7777600

Great weekend for KPS Members

This weekend was a huge success for Kilkenny Photographic Society as 5 of our members were successful at the Irish Photographic Federation distinctions sittings which were held in Mullingar on Saturday, 13th May. Well done to all those who applied for a distinction and congratulations to Patrick Quinn LIPF, Andrew Magan LIPF, Dan Ryan LIPF, (Licentiateship) Ned Mahon AIPF and Mark Desmond AIPF (Associateship). We look forward to viewing your successful panels soon. The help and support they received from other members of the club is greatly appreciated.

Change to weekly programme

Due to unforeseen circumstances the studio light workshop planned for this Thursday has been postponed until a later date. Instead members are invited to bring their photos on an usb key for projection and discussion. If you have any recent work or photos you would like to share with us please bring them to the meeting.

Winners of the Architecture Competition

Winners of the Architecture Competition

We had a full house last night for the judging of the ARCHITECTURE competition. The judge was Barry Walsh LIPF, AFIAP from Wexford. Barry’s special interests lie in seascape and architectural photography and we were fortunate to have him as a guest speaker earlier in the year. His architectural work demonstrates a sublime style which marks him out as one of the exciting emerging talents in Irish photography.

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