With just over a week to go, the closing date for the Kilkenny Photographic Society’s new Mayor’s Cup 2017 is fast approaching. The closing date is 31/01/2017. Your entries can be uploaded to the Kilkenny Photographic Society Picturk platform: http://kilkenny.picturk.com/competitions .It is an annual award made to the member of Kilkenny Photographic Society who, in the opinion of the judging panel, produces a powerful visual storytelling image about anyone, anything, anywhere about County Kilkenny. Show the significant and the invisible, the urban, the rural and the remote, humanity or wildlife. Your interpretation of County Kilkenny through your image! Show what matters to you! Your image must be taken in the County of Kilkenny and your image entry must be taken during the year 2016.
Twelve finalists will be chosen by the judging panel. The finalists will have their winning images printed by Kilkenny Photographic Society for display on a panel at our annual exhibition during the Kilkenny Arts Festival. The overall winning photographer will be presented with ‘The Mayor’s Cup’ by the Mayor of Kilkenny, and will have their winning entry printed to A3 size and framed by the Society and be presented to the Mayor at a presentation night for display within his or her offices.
The frame will be supplied by the society and each year the winning image will be replaced. For more details and competition rules, please click the link below: http://www.kilkennyphoto.net/wp-content/uploads/KPS-Proposal-of-Lord-Mayors-Cup-2016-press-release.pdf
The twelve finalists from ‘The Mayor’s Cup competition will have their winning images used to produce Kilkenny Photographic Society’s calendar for 2018. [More details to follow]
Best of luck!