The national finals of the IPF Nature Photographer of the Year 2015/2016 take place on Sunday February 19th at The D Hotel, Drogheda. Our sponsors for the Photographer of the Year Competition, Bermingham Cameras, will be with us for the entire weekend with a variety of photography equipment to demonstrate and we encourage you to take the opportunity to talk with them about all your photography needs and have a look at some of those gadgets on your wish list!
Judging will begin at 10am and will be carried will be carried out by three nature judges;
- Gwen Charnock FRPS MFIAP
- Mick Durham FRPS
- Phil Charnock FRPS MFIAP
For all the nature photographers out there, the high-scoring and award winning images are a feast for the eyes and watching the judging process is a great learning opportunity for those new to the genre. Please feel free to attend – judging is open to public viewing and is free of charge.
All images in the final have qualified from regional qualifying rounds around the country and we wish all photographers the very best of luck.
10.00am: Judging commences – sequence below:
- Print – Open
- Print – Theme
- Projected Image – Open
- Projected Image – Theme
- Projected Image – The Natural World – Open
- Awards ceremony
There will be a break for lunch and other short breaks throughout the day as necessary. It’s not possible to provide exact times give the dynamic nature of these events, so please bear with us throughout the day. We expect to finish around 5pm.
The previous day, Saturday February 18th, the finals of the IPF Photographer of the Year Competition take place.
B&B Room rates at The D Hotel (041 9877700) are as follows – mention IPF when booking:
€99 per room per night based on two sharing – Friday 17th
€99 per room per night based on two sharing – Saturday 18th
€89 per room per night based on two sharing – Sunday 19th