Guest speaker: Morgan O Neil

On Monday night next (December 10th) Blackwater Photographic Society are delighted to welcome Morgan O Neil as our guest speaker. 
Morgan who has developed he’s own very recognizable style in creative fine art images has won countless awards internationally as well as here in Ireland.
This promises to be a fabulous evening and is open to everyone to come along on the night. Members €3 Non members €5
8pm at The Arches, Mallow

OPEN PRINT COMPETITION

On Monday last we held our open print competition with each member entering one colour print and one mono print. We had a fantastic entry in all categories and some fantastic images were on display once again.
RESULTS:

ADVANCED COLOUR PRINT
1st Pakie O Donoghue
2nd Tom Healy
3rd Sean Murphy

ADVANCED MONO PRINT
1st Tom Healy
2nd John Mullane
3rd Sheila O Connor

INTERMEDIATE COLOUR PRINT
1st Paul Maddigan
2nd Kevin O Callaghan
3nd Geraldine Dennehy

INTERMEDIATE MONO PRINT
1st Paul Maddigan
2nd Geraldine Dennehy

NOVICE COLOUR PRINT
1st Sheila Horgan
2nd Billy Cashman
3rd Denis O Sullivan

NOVICE MONO PRINT

1st Sheila Horgan
2nd Billy Cashman
3rd Colm Doyle

Well done to all the winners

L PANEL SUCCESS FOR VALERIE

A very big congratulations to club member Valerie Walsh (LIPF) who was successful in obtaining her Licentiate from the Irish photographic Federation in Thurles on Saturday last. 

Valeries panel of 10 images consisted of Nature, Landscape and portrait images and was judged on the day by a panel of 8 IPF judges.

Well done again Valerie.

Wildlife gold medal for Kieran

A Big Congratulations to one of our members Kieran O Mahony who won a Gold medal on Saturday at the Inter-regional wildlife competition in Dublin.
The competition was run by the Irish photographic federation nature group (IPF) and the Northern Ireland Photographic association (NIPA)image

John Hooton – The way we were

 

On November 19th Blackwater Photographic Society will welcome local photographer John Hooton to the club where he will showcase images and talk to us about his new book entitled “IRELAND The way we were”

John will also show us various other images from his vast portfolio that he has built up over the years.

This promises to be a fantastic evening of photography and history and is open to everyone to come along on the night.

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Club Open competition results

Last night we had our first of the season club competition. The competition took place on Monday night with the theme for this one being “Open”.
We had a great entry and some excellent images were on display.
We would like to say a big thank you to our 3 judges, Des Glynn, Sigita Playdon and Michael Gough, all from Solus Camera club Galway for all their time and effort and for doing such a fantastic job judging.
Big congratulations to all the winners!!

RESULTS:

ADVANCED
1st Kieran o Mahony
2nd John Flynn
3rd Valerie Walsh
INTERMEDIATE
1st Gerldine Dennehy
2nd Paul Madigan
3rd Paul Madigan
NOVICE
1st Shiela Horgan
2nd Shiela Horgan
3rd Colm Doyle

 

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Blackwater Photographic Society are holding a Photographic Exhibition at Mallow Library at the moment which runs until Wednesday September 12th 2018.
Why not pop in and take a look at some of the fabulous images on display.

2018/2019 SEASON LAUNCH

We’re back again for another exciting season of photography from this Monday night (August 27th) meeting at The Arches, Bellview, Mallow at 8pm.

NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS VERY WELCOME

This year we are delighted to welcome local Photographer Sean Jeffries who will be our guest speaker on the night and will talk us through his photography as well as showing us some of his work.

Like previous years we’ll be displaying some of our own printed and digital images on the night as well so why not pop in and take a look. IMG-0820edit

Visit From Fermoy Club

The Fermoy Camera Club were our guests on Mon 29th January and a very enjoyable night was had by everyone.

Kate Murphy really had everyone’s attention with images from her Cuba trip which portrayed the Cuban way of life with lots of architectural photos, shots of the old cars and some great  portraits.

Jim Heffernan kept everybody entertained with great wild life photos presented with Jims unique brand of humour.

Deirdre Casolana  showed us a sample of her excellent work which covered most genres of photographic.

Maura Corbett had her LIPF panel on display with lots of advice on how to compose and present an LIPF panel.

Other Fermoy members on the night included Karen Fleming and Lorna Dwyer and Sinead Hickey.

Thanks to all the Fermoy members who made it an interesting and fun night.

The Fermoy Camera Club were our guests on Mon 29th January and a very enjoyable night was had by everyone.

Kate Murphy really had everyone’s attention with images from her Cuba trip which portrayed the Cuban way of life with lots of architectural photos, shots of the old cars and some great  portraits.

Jim Heffernan kept everybody entertained with great wild life photos presented with Jims unique brand of humour.

Deirdre Casolana  showed us a sample of her excellent work which covered most genres of photographic.

Maura Corbett had her LIPF panel on display with lots of advice on how to compose and present an LIPF panel.

Other Fermoy members on the night included Karen Fleming and Lorna Dwyer and Sinead Hickey.

Thanks to all the Fermoy members who made it an interesting and fun night.

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