The Irish Photographic Federation awards distinctions on three levels – Licentiate, Associate and Fellow, in ascending order.
The Fellowship is the highest of these levels and requires a panel of twenty prints to be presented. The panel should sit together as a cohesive body of work and demonstrate the applicant’s distinguished ability and/or style in a specialist area of photography. Successful applicants are entitled to use the letters FIPF after their name.
How to apply:
- Please download a copy of the ‘Handbook for IPF Fellowship Applicants’ below and read carefully. It is full of information about the fellowship distinction including how it is assessed, how to prepare, what happens on the day etc.
- Fill out the online application form and submit your application
- If you are paying with Paypal, please do so when prompted by application form
- If you are paying by cheque, please mark form accordingly and post cheque to the address indicated in the confirmation email
The application fee is €100 for a member of an IPF Affiliated Club, and €120 for those who are not members of IPF Affiliated Clubs.
All applicants must complete the online form to apply for a distinction. This form is accessible via the Distinctions drop down menu and also through the link below. Effective immediately, paper application forms will no longer be accepted.
Please study all available documentation and following that, if you should you have any queries, you may contact Bob Morrison, IPF Distinctions Secretary, via our ‘Contact Page‘ and choosing ‘Distinctions’ as the area to direct your query.