Posts by Sheamus

Congratulations Edwin

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018

Edwin Bailey HM NIPA 2018

Edwin Bailey receiving his Highly Commended award from Anne Given DPAGB, LRPS, LIPF, BPE3, Vice President NIPA, for his sequence “The one and only” in the All Ireland at the NIPA Audio Visual Festival at Ballyearl, Newtownabbey last Saturday.

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NIPA Audio Visual Festival 2018

Posted by on Feb 18, 2018

Congratulations Edwin Bailey awarded an Honourable Mention for his sequence “The one and only” at the NIPA Audio Visual Festival in Ballyearl, Newtownabbey, yesterday.

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Congratulations Helen

Posted by on Feb 17, 2018

NPOTY 2018

Helen McQuillan  receiving her Honourable Mention Certificate from IPF President Dominic Reddin

at the Nature Photographer of The Year (NPOTY) finals in Carlow today.

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Programme January 8th – March 26th 2018

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018

Jan 8th                 Photo League. Open.          My Christmas.

Exercise: Extraordinary/Ordinary, creative in the house, for Jan. 22nd.

Jan 13th          SACC / IPF Nature Regional Rround, Cabragh Wetlands Centre, Thurles 

Jan 15th           Photo League.  Open.

Lens perspective, practical. Richard Park. Bring cameras.

Jan 22nd        Photo League: Theme High Key / Low Key.

                        Bring back Extraordinary/Ordinary, creative in the house.

Exercise: Red  for February 5th. 

Jan 29th          Photo League.   Theme, Candid unposed photo.

Black &  White in Photoshop, practical.

Feb 5th            Photo League. Open.

Bring back Red.

                        Exercise: Motion Blur for February 26th.

Feb 12th           Photo League, Black & White (Mono) only.

                        Composition presentation by Maria O’Brien

Feb 17th/18th    IPF Photographer of the Year and Nature Photographer of The Year, Talbot Hotel, Carlow. 

Feb 19th           Guest Speaker  Chris Copley AIPF.

Feb 24th           Distinctions Workshop, Millmount, Drogheda. 

Feb 26th           Photo League, Open.       Bring back Motion Blur.

                         Exercise: Texture for March 12th. 

March 5th        Photo League. Theme, Rain.

                         Practical: Understanding the camera. Bring camera, lens, Flashgun etc..

March 12th       Photo League. Open. Announce Spring Trail.

                         Bring back Texture

March 17th – 19thth          Shoot Spring Trail. 

Mar 24th          Distinctions, Dumamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise. Ls & As only.        


March 26th       Spring Trail Judging.                              

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IPF Nature Group Workshop Feb 10th 2018

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017

IPF Nature Group

The IPF Nature Group is delighted to announce that its latest nature photography workshop is scheduled for Saturday 10th February, 2018 in the Horse and Jockey Hotel, Thurles, from 10.00 until 16.30. There will be four experienced presenters, Jack Malins ARPS, John Fox, Ita Martin LIPF, and Malcolm McCamley FIPF ARPS, and the topics covered will include all aspects of Bird, Flora, Fungi, Insect and Mammal photography. The workshop will be suitable for all levels of experience and will include an explanation of the FIAP Rules for Nature Photography as they now stand.

The cost of the workshop is €20 for Nature Group members and €35 for non-members. The latter will automatically become members of the Nature Group without charge until 31st Dec. 2018.

Morning and afternoon refreshments are included in the price and free car parking is available at the hotel. Lunch will be at attendees’ own expense.

Attendance is limited, on a first come basis. Out recent similar workshops in Athlone and Enniscorthy were heavily subscribed, so early booking is advised (go to ).

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