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Coming up: round 1 POTY

Thursday 26 March sees the first of three rounds of the BPIC Photographer of the Year (POTY) competition! The theme is Public Buildings.

The POTY competition is PDI only. Club members can submit up to two images to the usual email address by no later than 8pm on Tuesday.

Images must be shot for the competition. They can be either colour or mono. They must be the usual competition size of 1400 (w) max x 1050 (h) max and they should be in sRGB colour space.
There are some great prizes to be had and as this is PDI, everyone is encouraged to enter!

Coming Up 20th March - POTY Round 1 – Studio Portraiture

BPIC's very own Photographer of the Year competition kicks off with the first round being Studio Portraiture.  There are great prizes to be won in POTY - for winners of each round (in both beginner and advanced categories) including Amazon vouchers   - so get entering!

This round will be print only allowing each member to submit 2 prints, one mono and the other colour.  Usual size of 40x30cm applies.

 

Photographer Of The Year 12/13 - Advanced Category Winner

BPIC's Photographer of the Year competition was held over three rounds, 2 PDI and 1 print.

Congratulations go to Dermott Sweeney  LIPF who is the 12/13 advanced category winner and to Barry Lau  ARPS who came runner up.

Here are Dermott's entries from the three rounds.

Photographer Of The Year 12/13 - Novice Category Winner

BPIC's Photographer of the Year competition was held over three rounds, 2 PDI and 1 print.

Congratulations go to Roger Eager who is the 12/13 novice category winner and to Gareth O'Cathain who came runner up.

Here are Roger's entries from the three rounds.

Photographer Of The Year - Round 3 Results

Last night saw the 3rd and final round of BPIC's Photographer of the Year 12/13 competition.

The theme for this round was Panoramic Landscapes and was chosen by last year's round 3 winner Roger Eager.

In the novice category 1st place went to Roger Eager;

01 - RogerEager__Oxford Island_novice.jpg

And 1st place in the overall category was awarded to Stephen Wilson;

05 - StephenWilson_Untitled2_Advanced.jpg

Congratulations to Roger and Stephen!


Advanced Category Submissions


Novice Category Submissions

Coming Up: 16th May - POTY Round 3

Hi All,

To finish up the season as we have the final round of POTY! The theme is panoramic landscapes and as previously mentioned this can include seascapes, cityscapes etc.

"This will be images shot in an abnormal format to what we are use too. To create a panoramic shot, this is typically done my taking a series of photographs along the same plane and stitching together in post production. For those who may find this a daunting task you can create the same format by cropping in on an image. This round can include seascapes, cityscapes as well as landscapes.

Submissions: This will be a PDI only round with entries uploaded to the website (Link will be provided week prior to round) with images resized to 1400px along the landscape edge."

Please upload your submissions (max of 3) no later than 8pm Wednesday 15th May.

Thanks,

Barry Lau
Vice Chairman

BPIC Photographer of the Year - Round 2

Last night saw the judging for round 2 of BPIC POTY, the theme for this round was "Still Life at Home" as chosen by last year's round 2 winner Donal McCann.

This was a print only round.

The winner of the novice section was Roger Eager.

Roger Eager

And the winner of the advanced section was Dermott Sweeney.

Dermott Sweeney

You can see the novice winners here and the advanced winners here.

BPIC Photographer of the Year - Round 1

Hi All,

First of, well done to everyone who submitted images into the round. As last night demonstrated, the standard was extremely high throughout both categories with a wide range of photographer interpretations displayed.

Novice

1st - Vivienne Beck - Seagulls

Vivienne Beck - Seagulls

2nd - Roger Eager - Beacon

Roger Eager - Beacon

3rd - Brian Maguire - Binnian

Brian Maguire - Binnian

Advanced

1st - Barry Lau - In Time

Barry Lau - In Time

2nd - Dermott Sweeney - The Shower

Dermott Sweeney - The Shower

3rd - Brian Bennett - Seagull

Brian Bennett - Seagull

Once again, well done to everyone who contributed. It's still very much anyones game with two rounds to go!

Please take some time to view the full novice and full advanced submission galleries.

NB - There will be NO official club meet next week due to being Easter. The club will resume 11th April 2013.

Have a Happy Easter.

Thanks,

Barry Lau

Chairman