The finals of the IPF National Nature Competition 2014/2015 take place on Sunday February 22nd in the Skyline Suite at Hotel Kilkenny. This year, we are delighted to recognise the support of Whites Pharmacy and Photo Centre Kilkenny in association with Fuji Ireland as sponsors of this event. They will be present on the day 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 lenses on your wish list!
Judging will begin at 10am and will be carried will be carried out by two nature judges of international renown; Karen Berry FRPS AFIAP and Sandy Cleland FRPS AFIAP. 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.
On Saturday February 21st (the day before the nature finals), the finals of the IPF National Print & Projected Image Competition take place at the same venue and there is a dinner organised @8pm on Saturday evening in Hotel Kilkenny for €25 per person. If you would like to join us for dinner, please reserve your place by sending us an email.