Celtic Challenge 2017
The Celtic Challenge is an informal grouping of 7 or 8 Celtic regions in the British Isles and Brittany which together organise the annual Celtic Challenge. There are three sections, Monochrome Prints, Colour Prints and PDIs. The venue for the competition and responsibility for its organisation rotates around the Celtic Regions, and a judge is chosen from outside these regions. The Celtic Challenge is won by the region which has the highest total of marks over the three sections.
Individual awards are given to the authors of the top entry in each section. Entries for the competition are selected by NIPA from the work of individual members of its member clubs. Club members can submit mono prints, colour prints, and open PDIs (including Nature PDIs) for selection for the 2017 Celtic Challenge. Prints should be mounted on 50cm x 40cm boards. PDIs should be in JPEG format and not more than 1600 pixels wide and 1200 pixels high.
This year a significant set of images were considered by NIPA to select the NI entry and the following images were selected:
Well done to Brian Maguire on having two of his image sselected as part of the NIPA entry - his images are below.