Plans are now well advanced for the 2015 National Shield. A record number of clubs have signed up, including several new clubs who we are delighted to welcome. It promises to be a great day of photography. We also have two super speakers during the day – Ciara Drennan and Daragh Muldowney.
We are delighted to welcome back Canson Infinity papers, along with their distributor Fine Art Papers as sponsors the forthcoming IPF National Shield competition. Please be sure to stop by their stand and say hello on the day!
The competition will be held in Malahide Community School on the Saturday 7th November. See Google Maps for directions.
We have three excellent judges coming over to assist us
- Caroline Colegate ARFPS
- Christine Widdal MPAGB AFIAP
- Tim Pile EFIAP/s AIPF ARPS
If anyone has any queries, please contact Joe Doyle, IPF National Shield Coordinator using the ‘Contact Page’ on our website.
8:00 – 10.00 am – Hanging of panels
10:00 – 11:00 am – Time for breakfast – Tea, coffee and light snacks will be available at the venue
11:00 – 12:30 pm – Guest Speaker: Ciara Drennan AIPF
12:30 – 2:00 pm – Time for lunch – http://www.enjoymalahide.com/eating for more information
2:00 – 3:30 pm – Guest Speaker: Daragh Muldowney
3:30 – 5:00 pm – Judges Comments followed by awards ceremony
Removal of panels
Panels maybe removed only after 5pm, no earlier unless agreed with the event coordinator in advance. Individual panel results will only be made available after all images have been removed and boards cleaned up.
For those needing accommodation, we can recommend the Grand Hotel, Malahide, County Dublin, Ireland.
T: +353 1 845 0000
Recognised by Epson as one of their approved third party papers under their Digigraphie programme, every Canson Infinity paper has been submitted for quality and print permanence rating by the Wilhelm Research institute and their Baryta and Platine papers have set new standards for fine art printing.
Fine Art Papers
Fine Art Papers which is run by Sheldon Long is the Canson Infinity paper distributor for Ireland and is also an Epson Pro dealer. They specialise in selling the finest papers, printers and inks through their website www.sheldonphoto.com, and are used by many of the most successful photographic studios and photographers in Ireland and further afield. Sheldon’s knowledge is very extensive and he regularly gives talks for camera clubs. You can call Sheldon direct on 087-2572688