National Shield 2013
Date: Saturday 9th of November
Venue: Malahide Community School, see Google Maps for directions
8:00 – 10:00 am – Hanging of prints
All panels must be hung before 10am
10:00 – 11:00 am – Time for breakfast
Tea, coffee and light snacks will be available at the venue
11:00 – 12:30 am -Talk: “Life and Death – The Temple” by Peter Gordon of ExploreLight
12:30 – 2:00 pm – Time for lunch
There are lots of great eateries in Malahide village, see http://www.enjoymalahide.com/eating for more information
2:00 – 3:3o pm – Talk: Passion for Prints by Ross McKelvey MPAGB ARPS BPE3
Ross demonstrates his journey from camera club journeyman to LRPS and finally to MPAGB, with plenty of advice, anecdotes and information in between!
Ross McKelvey is only the 2nd ever ‘Master’ of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (MPAGB) from N.Ireland, and the first in 17 years. For him, photography is all about ‘Prints’ and his presentation entitled ‘Passion for prints’ is designed not only to showcase his work, but to share the techniques, the workflow, and the stories behind his production of successful photographic prints of a high standard. The Chairman of Catchlight Camera Club in Belfast, Ross has been awarded 48 medals in National and International Competition since October 2010, and is a regular guest speaker on the camera club circuit. A Barrister by Profession, he is also an accomplished public speaker, and this is an opportunity not to be missed – come along and be inspired to share his ‘Passion for Prints.’
4:00 – 5:00 pm – Judges Comments
National Shield Judges will give their comments on the submitted panels
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Awards Ceremony
Awards and certificates will be presented to winning clubs.
After 6:00 pm – Removal of panels
Panels maybe removed only after 6pm, no earlier unless agreed with the event coordinator in advance.
Individual panel results will only be made available after 6pm, once all images have been removed and boards cleaned up.
For those needing accommodation, the Grand Hotel, are offering the following rates for the night:
Arrival: 9th November 2013 x 1 Night
1 x Standard Single Room @ €90.00 B&B per night per room
1 x Standard Double Room @ €110.00 B&B per night per room
1 x Executive Single Room @ €130.00 B&B per night per room
1 x Executive Double Room @ € 150.00 B&B per night per room
The above rates also include:
· Full Irish Breakfast
· Complimentary Car parking
· Complimentary use of our State of the Art Leisure Centre