Visit From Mallow Camera Club

A great night with a visit from Mallow Camera Club with some great photography .Thanks to the presenters and everyone for making it a successful evening and especially those who brought all the lovely food. We hope all those who attended had a very pleasant evening.

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Club Exhibition in Cork County Library

An exhibition of work by our members is currently on display in Cork County Library (Carrigrohane Road, Cork). Why not drop in and take a look and let us know what you think. We’d be delighted to hear from you. And remember, we’re always open to new members.
Below are a few images of a sample of the exhibition sent to us by the Library staff.

Established is 2013, Blackwater Photographic Society was founded by a group of photography enthusiasts in the North Cork area. The purpose of the society is to share and promote photography amongst its members in an informal welcoming environment.
we meet every Monday night from September to May in the Function Room of the Arches Bar in Mallow Co.Cork.
Contact: Angela Coughlan (Chairperson) 086 3965995, website: http://www.blackwaterphotographicsociety.com or email blackwaterphotographicsociety@gmail.com

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Mallow Library Exhibition 2017

Hi Everyone. This week is the Start of our annual exhibition in the Public library in Mallow. It shows a broad range of work from amongst our varied members. It runs from Thursday 5th January until Wednesday January 18th. Why not call in and have a look , and make to let us know what you think. And remember – we’re always open to new members. Below are a some of our members with our exhibition.

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Salon success for Kieran O’Mahony

Kieran received a FIAP Bronze medal in the Nature section and a FIAP ribbon in the landscape section plus 11 other images accepted in the Cork International Salon of Photography recently which had over 7,000 images entered. Fantastic result Kieran. Well done.

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Pakie O’Donoghue (LIPF)

Congratulations to Blackwater Photographic Society member Pakie O’Donoghue on his success at the IPF Distinction sitting in Thurles Institute of Technology recently. Pakie was awarded his Licentiateship Distinction of the Irish Photographic Federation (LIPF) by president of the IPF Michael O Sullivan after his panel if images were assessed by a panel of experienced photographers. The Licentiate requires a panel of ten printed images to be presented. The panel may be general subject matter or in a specialist category and must demonstrate competence in all key areas of camera skill.
Well done and congratulations Pakie.

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Big Win for Blackwater Club Members

A very big congratulations to Blackwater Photographic society members Kieran O Mahony and Thomas Healy who picked up awards at the Southern Association of Camera Clubs Photographer of the year awards yesterday.
Kieran O Mahony received the Silver medal and an honourable mention in the advanced projected image section & Thomas Healy got an honourable mention in the non advanced colour print open section.
Congrats also to other members of the club, Connie Sheehan, Joe Whyte, Valerie Walsh & Pakie O Donoghue on having their images qualify to through for the National finals to be held next year.
Well done all!!!win-for-blackwater-club-members

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Cork Camera Group visit tonight & other notices

To all our members – we have cork camera group visiting us tonight. This is sure to be a great and informative night so we’d encourage all members to attend. Also – please bring your images for next weeks competition. Next – if you had images in the National shield, please bring €7 for your mounted print. And finally, we’re collecting €10 deposit tonight for our Christmas party in December.

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