For rules and entry forms, please visit this link
Please note the formal definition of an intemediate photographer:
Photographers who come under any of the following categories will not be deemed to be Intermediate workers: Persons who have
(a) Received IPF or similar ie. FIAP, PSA, RPS or any other distinctions;
(b) Been awarded more than one IPF medal in IPF national competitions;
(c) Whose image(s) have represented the IPF in international competitions;
(d) Received acceptances with more than two image titles in international exhibitions/salons.
(e) Persons whose club considers them to be of advanced standard in any discipline of photography (eg. Monochrome, Colour Print, Projected Image, AV etc.). Photographers who, in the opinion of the Federation, are of advanced standard.
8:00 – 10:00 am – Hanging of prints
All panels must be hung before 10am
10:00 – 11:00 am – Time for breakfast
11:00 – 12:00 am -Talk: Creative Ideas
- How to seek inspiration.
- How to increase creativity in your photography.
- How to move from the concept to the image.
- Scott and Catherine’s photographic projects like Face Down Tuesday and project 365.
- If time allows, a demonstration of simple creative photoshop techniques.
12:00 – 2:00 pm – Time for lunch
2:00 – 2:45 pm – Talk: George Karbus
George Karbus is an awarding winning wildlife and surfing photographer who will talk about his work photographing surfers on the west coast of Ireland and photographing oceanic wildlife like whales and sharks
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Judges Comments
National Shield Judges will give their comments on the submitted panels
4:15 – 5:15 pm – Awards Ceremony
Awards and certificates will be presented to winning clubs and
5:15 – 6:00 pm – Exhibition of panels
Time to review and look at the submitted panels
After 6:00 pm – Removal of panels
Panels will be allowed to be removed until after 6pm
Individual panel results will be made available only after 6pm
All images used with permission of copyright owner