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4th Cork Salon – Exhibition Event

by Joe Forde – Cork Salon Chairman Our 4th Salon Exhibition and Awards Ceremony took place on Saturday May 6th at St. Peter’s on North Main St. and we were complimented by the attendance of the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Des Cahill and the Lady Mayoress Ankie Janssen. In his address the Lord Mayor paid tribute to the success of the Salon and outlined his interest in the photographic endeavours of our members. Four successful workshops took place throughout the…

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4th Cork International Salon of Photography now OPEN!

4th Cork International Salon of Photography   Cork Camera Group are delighted to announce that the 4th Cork International Salon of Photography is now open for entries with patronage from The International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), The Photographic Society of America (PSA), The Royal Photographic Society (RPS), The Irish Photographic Federation (IPF) and The Southern Association of Camera Clubs (SACC). With close to 150 awards on offer and a stunning full colour five star printed catalogue, be sure to include the…

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AGM 2016

The club’s AGM, attended by a large cohort of our membership, was held on Tuesday May 24th. Prior to the AGM, we were delighted to have displayed Paula Falvey’s beautiful and successful Licentiate Panel, which was very well complimented. Congratulations again Paula! The normal business of AGMs (Minutes/Reports and Nominations to Committee) were completed before moving on to several members’ Motions. These related to Membership; Grading; Competitions (League /POTY/Interclub/Judging) etc., Each motion led to lively, extensive discussion and highlighted some…

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IPF & FIAP Distinction Successes!

Wow, May was a busy month in the club with finishing the last of our in-house competitions, competing at the national club finals and holding our AGM!  It was also the month when we congratulated four people on taking further steps in their photographic journeys. Firstly, congratulations to Ann Francis and Bill Power whose applications for EFIAP distinctions were successful.  These distinctions represent continued high achievement on the international competition circuit and we’re very proud of both Ann and Bill!…

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Photographer of the Year 2016

Our final competition, our Photographer of the Year, took place on Tuesday May 17th and with 24 photographers competing across all three grades, we were once again treated to a great competition.  Results and images are below! Joint Winners Grade 1 – Fiona Casey & Tom Whelton Winner Grade 2 – Paula Falvey Runner Up Grade 2 – Charlie O’Donovan Winner Grade 3 – Michael Barry Runner Up Grade 3 – Paul de Abreu Best Colour Print: Charlie O’Donovan Best…

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2015/2016 League Round 8 – Results

[singlepic=2418,250,,right]Thanks to Brian Lougheed who judged the final round of our league this year. For our final round, there was no theme and as usual, everything hinged on the outcome of the final scores. Well done to everyone who entered during the year, especially those who managed to submit all 24 images!   Congratulations to the winners! Click the links below for results from Round 8 and for overall standings. Top placed image from each section and each grade viewable below also. Results –…

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When Morgan went to the Emirates!

Back in April, we had a night of joy and celebration at the club as members marked the success of Morgan O’Neill in the recent 9th International Emirates Photography Competition (EPC) whose awards event he was invited to attend! Apologies for the delayed report. His shot of his cousin ‘Kim’ was awarded a gold medal in the open colour section in this highly prestigious event. The fact that there were entries from 90 countries showed the level of competition Morgan was facing. His and…

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Guest Speaker: Michael O’Sullivan

[singlepic=2404,280,,right]On Tuesday May 10th, our guest speaker was our very own Michael O’Sullivan FIPF FRPS, current President of the Irish Photographic Federation and photographer extraordinaire!  We’re delighted to bring you not one, but TWO reports on his presentation.   We were privileged to have as our guest speaker Michael O’Sullivan, President  IPF, an internationally acclaimed photographer and member of our club. Michael’s passion, energy knowledge and skill were evident in the many wonderful printed images on display. Michael has three…

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Guest Speaker: Ann Francis

[singlepic=2263,280,,right]Last Tuesday night, 3rd May,  Ann Francis treated us to a visual journey through Vietnam and Laos. Recently returned from a 32 day trip, Ann presented a vibrant insight into life in these countries. Her powerful portraits of the locals, from the lived in face of the elderly woman to the smiling man doing his washing, showed a happy and friendly people. The stunning colours of the local tribal costumes indicating their pride and skill as craftsmen/women. The images of…

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Rebel Cup Champions 2016

Congratulations (& cake!) were once again in order as Cork Camera Group claimed the title of the inaugural Rebel Cup held at Cork County Hall last month. In addition to the overall club title, we are delighted to congratulate Michael O’Sullivan who image ‘Ophelia’ was chosen as best in the exhibition with a perfect score of 40 out of 40. The photographers from our club who were represented on the panel were: 1 Virginia Kelleher Scary 2 Niamh Whitty Cup…

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We focus on providing a complete enthusiasts support, with a full variety of clubhouse nights and external outings. Activities designed to enhance your photography and showcase your creativity.

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