Round 4 NIPA Starred Novice DPI All Alone check it out
The NIPA AV Festival took place at Ballyearl Leisure Centre last evening and today.There were 37 entries in total with eight of these appearing in the Novice category. Antrim Camera Club had entries by Johnny Forsythe and Brian Hennessy. Brians' entry "Genesis" was commended by the judges.
The Open Section for NIPA Club members had eleven entries and Antrim Camera Club was represented by our AV stalwart James Hamill with a sequence entitled "Mountains Of The Mind". There were three sequences placed, a judges' special award and one commendation.
The All Ireland section had eighteen entries from club members North and South of the Border. There were three sequences placed, and four commendations in this section.
The final competition was made between the top NIPA Sequence and the top placed IPF sequence.
An award was made for the sequence selected by the audience.
I am pleased to report that the Top AV sequence, the NIPA/IPF inter Federation contest and the audience Best overall were won by James Hamill.
A CLEAN SWEEP!
Well done James
The Competition will be hosted by NIE Photographic Society on Monday 24th of February at
Glenvarna Christian Center
34a Ballynure Road
There is a slide show of the club images from Round 3 that went to NIPA on the Awards Page
Results from the Wildlife Print and Audio Visual Competitions
Wildlife Print Competition
Ist Jessie Gillespie
2nd Sammy Little
3rd Ronnie Simpson
Audio Visual Competition
1st Brian Hennessy
2nd Johnny Forsythe
3rd Edward Evans
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who entered.
Charlie spoke about the EAPU competition last club night and heres the details.
EAPU Interclub Competition is for DPIs only
Each club must submit 5 mono, 5 colour and 5 landscape DPIs
The Beginners competition this year will be a Panel of 3 related DPI images.
One entry per beginner.
All entries have to be NIPA sizes max of 1400 x 1050 pixels x 72 DPI
There isn't a lot of time so if both Adv & Nov members bring in a few of their best DPIs for Wednesday 5th Feb or email them to me upto Sun 9th Feb.
The best 5 in each category can be chosen on Wed 12th and will represent the club.
If you want to enter the Beginners Competition then bring in your panel of 3 or email them to me for the same dates.
I received this Sun 19th and thought I'd pass it on but you have only to tomorrow Mon 20th to apply
I am still awaiting nominations from your camera club. If none of your members are interested in the workshop, please let me know.
(For your information; an email (and one reminder) has been sent to all camera club chairpersons about this event. If you are a current 'NIPA Judge' and would like to actively participate and contribute, or, if you are not a 'NIPA Judge' but are interested in judging - then please contact your camera club chair.
It is up to each camera club to make nominations - and these must be done - as suggested in the email. The workshop is only open to members of camera clubs, affiliated with NIPA, in Northern Ireland. (Please do not make any nominations here on the blog. )
The purpose of this update is simply to make sure that all camera club members are aware of the event, and to let them know that, if interested, they should contact their club chair - to find out more. The closing date for nominations is Monday 20.1.14.
Mark Allen NIPA Sec.
There's still time to enter this competition.
Entries are free and you can enter up to six digital images of wild birds in the Advanced category and up to three digital images in the Intermediate, Beginner and Junior categories.
Rules and entry forms can be found here CLICK ON ME
Entries must be received by 22nd January 2014,
There is a selection of images from the last studio night of the year
on the Studio Session page
Again thank you to the members who supplied the mages