Mallow Camera Club 30th Year Secondary Schools Competition

 

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This competition is for secondary school students there are 2 competitions one for Junior cycle and one for senior cycle.

Prizes for the competition in each category are:

1st place €50, 2nd €30 and 3rd place €20

You are allowed to enter 2 images.

The Theme of the competition is “The Way We Live”

Your images can be taken on a digital camera or your phone or any other digital device.

Maximum size of image not more than 2mg.

Entries are to be emailed to mccschoolcomp2016@gmail.com

Inappropriate images will not be accepted.

The closing date for the entries is 20th September 2016.

The judges decisions are final, there will be a panel of judges from Mallow Camera Club to adjudicate the competition.

With your entry please state your name, age, school, junior or senior cycle, a title for your image and your email address.

There will be a prize giving night and an exhibition of the best images entered in October 2016 a date will be sent to all qualifying authors.

Mallow Camera Club wishes you good luck and we are looking forward to seeing your images.

Thanks to our partners in this competition Co Cork Arts Office and Mallow Credit Union.Mallow credit union ltd CCClogo56_0

 

 

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The Rebel Cup

 

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Mallow Camera Club were placed 3rd in the inaugural Rebel Cup competition last weekend.  Congratulations to Cork Camera Group who the overall title, and Blarney Camera Club who came second.

The judges gave the best overall image on our panel to “Scrum” by Janusz Trzesicki, well done Janusz. The photographers with images on the panel were Viv Buckley, Paul Tips, Janusz Trzesicki, Jim McSweeney, Joy Buckley, Teddy Sugrue, John Hooton, Peggy O’Brien, Brid Coakley  and Neily Curtin.

Thanks to Teddy and Peggy who went along early to put up the panel. The exhibition from the 10 Cork City and County Clubs stays in County Hall until 29th April so pop in and have a look.

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Mallow Club Members Success

Mallow Camera Club members had great success at the recent Irish Photographic Federation Photographer of the Year competitions

Viv Buckley won a sliver medal in the advanced mono print section

Breda O’Mullane won a bronze medal in the Intermediate projected image competition.

Bill Power competing for Cork Camera group was declared overall Photographer of the Year.

At the Nature Photographer of the Year the following day Jim Mc Sweeney won  Silver and  Bronze medals and an honourable mention. Photo Viv Jim and Breda with their medals at the recent 30 year slide show evening.

IPF finals 2016

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30th Year Event

Our first 30th year event will take place on Monday 22nd Feb at 8pm in the Mercy Centre Mallow it is one of our “Down Memory Lane” nights. On 22nd Feb we are holding a slides night from the pre-digital era this will be presented by 5 of our original founder members who each will show their top 20 slides and the stories that go with them.

We are looking forward to the presentation by John Hooton, John Doheny, Colman Culhane, Pat Heavin and Pat Sheehan.

All welcome on the night!

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Our New Facebook Page Mallow Camera Club 30 Years Growing

We have a new logo and a new Facebook page to celebrate our 30th year as a club and will be adding events and projects along the way so check the FB page out and give it a like!

Mallow Camera Club 30 Years Growing

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SACC 2016 Nature Qualifier Round

Jim and Breda with their medals.

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SACC 2016 Nature Regional Qualifier

Great success for club members today at the SACC nature photographer of the year competition in the Celtic Ross Hotel Rosscarbery.
Jim McSweeney won gold and sliver medals in the non advanced colour Print open. In the non advanced print themed section he won the competition and was awarded the silver medal, and in the project image open competition Jim was awarded an honourable mention and topped off with the gold medal in this category. Very well done Jim with your beautifulimages, 2 gold 2 silver and an HM.
Further success for the club when Breda O’Mullane won the non adavanced Insect themed competition and was awarded the silver medal. Well done Breda!
Then Teddy Sugrue won an honourable mention in the advanced projected image competition, congratulations Teddy!
Finally Bill Power was awarded an honourable mention in the advanced Natural World competition competition for Cork Camera group, well done Bill.
Other club members who had images accepted at the competition today for the final of the Nature Photographer of the Year competition that is going to take place on the weekend of the 20th Feb in Kilkenny are Paul Tips, Chris Bourke, Peggy O’Brien. A proud day for the club today. There were a number of club members there today to support our nature photographers and we really enjoyed a day of great photography.

Below is a photo of the club members that were present today.

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Tomorrow evening we have our photoshop hour starting at 7pm please bring your laptops with you.

This will be followed by a talk about long exposure photography and using filters for seascape photography in preparation for our weekend in Dingle next weekend by John Hooton and finally Theresa Collins will show us some of her images from her portfolio. I am sure that the members competing in the Nature competition today will bring their images and awards with them to show you! See you all tomorrow.

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SACC Photographer of the Year 2015

Mallow Camera Club members had some great results at the SACC Photographer of the Year 2015 competition.  Below are the results of the members.

Colour Print – Open – Intermediate
1st          Jim McSweeney               Mallow Camera Club      Reflections     26
2nd        Breda O’Mullane              Mallow Camera Club      Mating Dragonflies     25
3rd         Jim McSweeney               Mallow Camera Club      Mighty Roar     24
HM         Seamus Mulcahy            Blarney Photography Club       Red Deer     24
HM         Christopher Bourke       Mallow Camera Club      The Race Is On     23

Monochrome Print – Open – Intermediate
1st          Micheline Murphy           Wexford Camera Club   Mount Leinster Fog     24
2nd        Jim McSweeney               Mallow Camera Club      Can I Taste It Dad     24
3rd         Christopher Bourke        Mallow Camera Club      I Don’t Like This     24
HM        Andrew Magan Kilkenny Photographic Society   The Twist     24
HM        Micheline Murphy           Wexford Camera Club   The Mask     24

Projected Image – Open – Intermediate
1st          Valerie Walsh    Blackwater Photographic Society       Bird of Pray      26
2nd        Christopher Bourke        Mallow Camera Club      Butterfly on Bluebelle     25
3rd         Ger O’Halloran  Blarney Photography Club           Glenbower Mushroom     25
HM        Breda O’Mullane              Mallow Camera Club      Inch     24
HM        Valerie Walsh    Blackwater Photographic Society       Storm Brewing     24

Projected Image – Theme – Intermediate
1st       Jim Mc Sweeney     Mallow Camera Club     Looking Forward to a Shower     26
HM     Dave Linehan     Blarney Photography Club     Weaver     25

Overall Winner of the Seamus Scullane Memorial Trophy

1st Bill Power Cork Camera Group Lady in a Gothic Door 27

Colour Print – Open – Advanced
1st Bill Power Cork Camera Group Lady in a Gothic Door 27
2nd Michael O’Sullivan Cork Camera Group Death of Giselle 27
3rd Seamus Costelloe Kilkenny Photographic Society Ulron 1 27
HM Michael O’Sullivan Cork Camera Group Ophelia 27
HM Bill Power Cork Camera Group A Secret Place 27

Monochrome Print – Open – Advanced
1st Michael O’Sullivan Cork Camera Group Mortalis 4 27
2nd Bill Power Cork Camera Group Napoleons Pal 27
3rd Bill Power Cork Camera Group A Place for Ellen 27
HM Paul Reidy Blarney Photography Club Back Off 27
HM Mark Gorman Blarney Photography Club Faerie Tree 27

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John Hooton Book Launch

Some images of John Hooton’s book launch in the Mallow Primary Health Care Clinic.

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John Hooton News Article

John had an article in the Corkman re his new book “Dingle My Only Place”.
The book launch is on Wednesday November 25th, in the Mallow Primary Health Care Clinic.

John Hooton CorkMan News Article

 

 

 

 

 

 

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