SACC INTERCLUB 2019

The 2019 SACC interclub will be an exciting new regional interclub competition that will be an all-digital salon style competition open to all clubs in good standing in the SACC region. 

The SACC Interclub Competition is an interclub competition open to all clubs in good standing with the Southern Association of Camera Clubs. There will be two separate competitions as follows: 

An SACC Cup (for larger/ more advanced Clubs). 

An SACC Shield(for smaller/ less advanced Clubs).

The SACC Cup will be for 2 x 10 Digital image panels (One colour and One Mono) with a restriction of two images from any one author on each panel. 

The SACC Shield will be for 2 x 10 Digital image panels (One colour and One Mono) with a restriction of two images from any one author on each panel.

Both events will be run simultaneously with public judging (as for POY/NPOY) on a Saturday 27th April 2019 at Horse & Jockey Hotel, Horse & Jockey, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

For details of the rules  click here.

Enter using the application form on the competition page or by clicking here.

SACC Nature POTY 2019

Congratulations to Kevin Day winner of the 2019 SACC Nature POTY. Up against amazing images Kevin won out on a busy day at the Cabragh Wetlands Centre in Thurles. The Thurles & District Camera Club helped the Blarney Photography Club stage this important regional round of the IPF competition. You can see from the awards how many clubs were represented and it was great to see so many at the event. 
 

Kevin Day winner of the SACC NPOTY 2019 with Judges Des Clinton, Dominic Redden and SACC Chairman Mark Gorman.

 
COLOUR PRINT OPEN – ADVANCED
Gold Kevin Day East Cork Camera Group
Silver Kieran O Mahony Blackwater Photographic Society
Bronze Tadhg Hurley Blarney Photography Club 

HM David Harris East Cork Camera Group
HM Kieran O Mahony Blackwater Photographic Society
HM David Triglia Blarney Photography Club
HM David Harris East Cork Camera Group
HM Pakie O Donoghue Blackwater Photographic Society

COLOUR PRINT OPEN – Non-ADVANCED

Gold Jim Heffernan Fermoy Camera Club
Silver Vincent  Higgins Mallow Camera Club
Bronze Donagh Cronin Fermoy Camera Club
HM Paul Madigan Blackwater Photographic Society

COLOUR PRINT THEME – ADVANCED
Flora & Fungi

Gold David Triglia Blarney Photography Club
Silver Edward Mahon Kilkenny Photo Society  

HM Paul Tips Mallow Camera Club
HM John O Neill Waterford Camera Club
COLOUR PRINT THEME – Non-ADVANCED
Flora & Fungi

Gold Donagh Cronin Fermoy Camera Club
Silver Donagh Cronin Fermoy Camera Club
HM Paul Madigan Blackwater Photographic Society

PROJECTED OPEN – ADVANCED

Gold Kevin Day East Cork Camera Group
Silver  Kevin Day East Cork Camera Group
Bronze Teresa O Dwyer Thurles &District Camera Club
HM Tadhg Hurley Blarney Photography Club

PROJECTED OPEN – Non-ADVANCED

Gold Jim Heffernan Fermoy Camera Club
Silver Vincent  Higgins Mallow Camera Club
Bronze Michael John Blade Carlow Photographic Society
HM Liam Good Kilkenny Photo Society 
PROJECTED OPEN THEME- ADVANCED
The Natural World

Gold Tadhg Hurley Blarney Photography Club Village 
Silver David Triglia Blarney Photography Club
Bronze Kevin DayEast Cork Camera Group
HM David Harris East Cork Camera Group
PROJECTED OPEN THEME – Non-ADVANCED
The Natural World

Gold Vincent  Higgins Mallow Camera Club
Silver Moira Fulton Kilkenny Photo Society

Bronze Vincent  Higgins Mallow Camera Club
HM Moira Fulton Kilkenny Photo Society Autumn
PROJECTED THEME- ADVANCED
Irish Birds & Wildlife

Gold David Harris East Cork Camera Group
Silver Kieran O Mahony Blackwater Photographic Society

HM Nicola Reddy Wexford Camera Club 
PROJECTED THEME – Non-ADVANCED
Irish Birds & Wildlife

Gold Paul Madigan Blackwater Photographic Society
Silver Donagh Cronin Fermoy Camera ClubC
HM Liam Good Kilkenny Photo Society 

POTY 2019

Results from the SACC 2019 POTY held in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Horse & Jockey, Thurles are below. Congratulation to Charlie O Donovan from Cork Camera Group winner of the SACC 2019 POTY. Also huge congratulations to all the winners with medals and Honourable mentions going to clubs from Cork, Blarney, Mallow, Kilkenny, Carrigaline, Blackwater, Carlow & Wexford. If you’re not in you can’t win!

POTY 2019 Winner – Charlie O Donovan – Cork Camera Group

Colour Print Open 

Advanced 

1st  – Paul Reidy – Blarney Photography Club

2nd –  Jim Linehan – Blarney Photography Club

3rd – Julia Trzesicka – Mallow Camera Club

Non Advanced

1st  – Lisa Egan – Mallow Camera Club

2nd –  Lisa Egan – Mallow Camera Club

 

Mono Print Open

Advanced

1st  – Charlie O Donovan – Cork Camera Group

2nd – Michael Joseph – Kilkenny Photographic Society

3rd – Michael Strapec – Blarney Photography Club

Non -Advanced 

1st – Paul Madigan – Blackwater Photographic Society

2nd – Lisa Egan – Mallow Camera Club

 

Projected Open 

Advanced 

1st – Michael Strapec – Blarney Photographic Society

2nd – Vytenis Hausauskas – Carrigaline Photographic Society

3rd – Edward Mahon – Kilkenny Photographic Society

Non – Advanced

1st – Vincent Higgins – Mallow Camera Club

2nd – Moira Fulton – Kilkenny Photographic Society

3rd – David Lawlor – Carlow Photographic Society

 

Colour Print Theme 

Advanced

1st – Michael Strapac – Blarney Photography Club

2nd  – Vladimir Morozov – Wexford Camera Club

 

Mono Print Theme

Advanced

1st – Michael Strapac – Blarney Photography Club

2nd Paul Tips – Mallow Camera Club

Non Advanced

1st  – Paul Madigan – Blackwater Photographic Society

2nd –  Paul Madigan – Blackwater Photographic Society

 

Projected Theme 

Advanced 

1st – Paul Reidy – Blarney Photography Club

2nd – Michael Joseph – Kilkenny Photographic Society

Non – Advanced

1st – Moira Fulton – Kilkenny Photographic Society

2nd – Sabrina Dunny – Carlow Photographic Society

During the awards, Honorable Mentions were also given in the advanced category to Paul Reidy, Michael Strapec, Mark Gorman, Vivian Buckley, Edward Mahon, Janusz Trzesicka, Kieran O Mahony, Kevin Day, & Michael Joseph. In the Non Advanced category Honorable mentions were awarded to Paul Madigan, Vincent Higgins, Eileen Cashman.

 

Full table sets of results will be updated to the website soon.

IRISH PHOTOGRAPHIC FEDERATION’S 36th NATIONAL AUDIO VISUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS & 1st OPEN PHOTO HARMONY COMPETITION.

20th & 21st October, 2018 in Aras Chronain Ionad Cultuir, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.  

Judges – Bev Tyrer & Alan Tyrer, CPAGB/AV, ARPS. 

It’s nearly here!  Final preparations are being made.  We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on either day or better still – both days!

We have a full programme.  There are entries in all categories in the National Championships – Novice, Intermediate, Club & Advanced representing several clubs/societies.  All national entries will be commented on.  In the Open Photo Harmony competition, there are entries from 3 continents – we’ll have to work on the rest – America, Asia & Antarctica!  So, a great chance to see the different styles in this medium of audio visual.  There will be also assessments for distinctions in Audio Visual and an opportunity to see some of the judges’ work.

Weekend Timetable 

Saturday, 20th October Sunday, 21st October

10.00 a.m. Doors open.  Registration Doors open. Registration

10.30 a.m. Welcome & Introductions Welcome & Introductions

10.50 a.m. Judging Sessions 1 & 2 10.45 a.m.  Judging Session 5 

13.30 p.m. Lunch 12.00 p.m.  Lunch

14.00 p.m. Judging Session 3 & 4 12.45 p.m.  Judges’ sequences

17.00 p.m. Close 13.45 p.m.  Raffle

14.00 p.m.  Distinctions’ judging 16.30 p.m.  Prize winning shows &

      Awards presentations   17.30 p.m.  Close of AV2018.

This is an approximate timetable.  Should you arrive during a sequence, you will be admitted at the end of the sequence.

Admission charges:  For non – competitors, there will be a charge of €12.00 for the day or €20.00 for the weekend.   There will also be a raffle!

Lunch:  Soup & Sandwiches at €5.00 will be available each day.

Dinner:  The Gala Dinner on Saturday night will be in the Green Isle Hotel at 8 p.m.  This is a great way to socialise and mingle with the judges, fellow competitors and other AV friends, from Ireland, north and south and England.  Menu will be available and payment will be made prior to 13.30 on that morning.

Exhibition:  A photographic exhibition by members of Palmerstown Camera Club will also be on display.

Please tell your friends and encourage them to attend!

Interclub 2018 Results

Amazing images on display at the SACC  2018 Interclub Competition in Blarney.

Congratulations to all the clubs that entered and hopefully you learned a lot from the participation. Thank you to all who attended the SACC AGM after the competition. Ideas for rebooting the Interclub Competition and adjusting the format will be circulated in the coming months. And here are the results……

 

Colour Print

  1. Blarney Photography Club
  2. Mallow Camera Club
  3. Blackwater Photographic Society

Mono Print

  1. Blarney Photography Club
  2. Kilkenny Photographic Society
  3. Cork Camera Group

Projected

  1. Blarney Photography Club
  2. Kilkenny Photographic Society
  3. Mallow Camera Club

Overall Combined Result

  1. Blarney Photography Club
  2. Cork Camera Group
  3. Mallow Camera Club

Individual Awards 

Best Colour Print – “Beautiful Desire”  – Bill Power – Blarney Photography Club

Best Mono Print – “Hover” – Niall Brownen – Cork Camera Group

Best Projected Image –  “Cherub” – Bill Power – Blarney Photography Club

Best Overall image  – “Hover” Niall Brownen – Cork Camera Group

 

Further result details here-

 

Interclub 2018 Fantastic Day – Amazing images!

The SACC held its Interclub 2018 yesterday in the quaint village setting of Blarney outside Cork City. There was nothing quaint about the 230 images that were displayed scored and judged by 3 judges based in Dublin and the North East.  There was a fantastic attendance to view the exhibition of images,  look at the latest equipment from the Hahnel group and Paddy Barker Photographic as well an amazing talk by Kinsale based photographer John Collins. Blarney Photography Club took all of the spoils in Club categories and individual awards went to Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club  and Niall Brownen,  Cork Camera Group who also won the overall image of the year. Full results will be published soon but here are a few images to remember the day!