Audio Visual News by Lilian Webb, AIPF.
Following two previous audio visual “showdowns”, initiated by Jeff Morris from South Africa, a further one is planned for 2017. The first “Showdown” involved just South Africa and Southern Ireland. The second “Showdown” involved South Africa, Southern Ireland and Australia. The 2017 International Audio Visual Showdown involves – Stafford AV Group, England, Northern Ireland Photographic Association, Irish Photographic Federation, Netherlands, Melbourne, Australia, Adelaide, Australia, Tauranga, New Zealand, and AV Makers South Africa! 5 sequences will represent each AV group/federation. Those representing the Irish Photographic Federation are:-
Journey of the Soul Rita Nolan, LIPF Celbridge Camera Club.
Sweet Afton Margaret Finlay, LIPF Palmerstown Camera Club
Winter Reflections Edwin Bailey, LIPF Shannon Camera Club
Nature’s Tapestry Helen McQuillan, LIPF Shannon Camera Club
Bloomsday Liam Haines, LIPF Offshoot Photographic Society
A date and venue will be arranged to view the sequences after they arrive from the various federations/clubs in mid January.
Rita Nolan’s sequence “A Father’s Love” winner of the IPF AV National Championships, 2016 will represent the IPF in the annual “battle” at the Northern Ireland Audio Visual Festival in Ballyearl in February, 2017.