“Photographers” of the Year – SACC POTY & NPOTY 2017-18

SACC Chairman Mark Gorman presents Pakie O Donoghue with the SACC POTY Award.

SACC Chairman Mark Gorman presents Seamus Costello with the POTY and Seamus Scullane Award

Nature Photographer of the Year SACC
Saturday Jan 13th: To a delighted and packed Cabragh Wetlands Trust Building the winner of the 2017-2018 Nature Photographer of the year was announced. Pakie O Donoghue from the Blackwater Photographic Society picked up the award. Pakie was shocked at receiving the award but it was truly deserved. Pakie also picked up a Gold Medal for the Open Print Catagory. There was about 100 people in attendance and special thanks go to the Wetland Trust and to Thurles Camera Club for helping make it a fantastic event. Blarney Photography Club did the SACC proud running an excellent event and once again congratulations to all the winners and Pakie. Seamus Mulcahy, Eddie Kelly and Kevin Day won several awards.

 
Photographer of the Year
The previous Month on December 3rd in the Horse and Jocky Hotel The Photographer of the Year was played out with a terrific attendance and a huge entry 100’s of images were put through their paces by the judges and the final winner Seamus Costello took the POTY  Seamus Scallane trophy. Seamus had won 2 golds and a bronze on the day and was a worthy winner. Other notable winners in the Advanced Catagories were Bill Power and Morgan O’Niell both of whom won several Medals and Awards. 

All Results:

Nature Photographer of the Year

Pakie O’Donoghue, Blackwater Photographic Society

Colour Print Open ( Advanced )

Gold – Pakie O’Donoghue, Blackwater Photographic Society

Silver – Eddie Kelly, Blarney Photography Club

Bronze – Vincent Kelly – Cork Camera Group

HM – Seamus Mulcahy, Blarney Photography Club

HM –  Paul Tipps, Mallow Camera Club

HM – Danny Foley, Blarney Photography Club

HM – David Harris, Cork Camera Group

 

Print Themed ( Advanced )

Gold – Eddie Kelly, Blarney Photography Club

Silver – Mary Kinsella, Carrick Camera Club

HM – Eddie Kelly, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Seamus Mulcahy, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Paul Tips, Mallow Camera Club

 

Projected Open ( Advanced )

Gold – Kevin Day, East Cork Camera Group

Silver – Kevin Day, East Cork Camera Group

Bronze – Seamus Mulcahy, Blarney Photography Club

HM – John O ‘Neill, Waterford Camera Club

HM – John Tait, Cork Camera Group

 

Projected Themed ( Advanced )

Gold – John O’Neill, Waterford

Silver – Mark Heffernan, Fermoy camera Club

HM – Vincent Kelly, Cork Camera Group

HM – Seamus Mulcahy, Blarney Photography Club

 

Projected ” The Natural World” ( Advanced )

Gold – Kevin Day, East Cork Camera Group

Silver – David Harris, Cork Camera Group

Bronze – Seamus Mulcahy, Blarney Photography Club

 

Colour Print Open ( Non Advanced )

Gold  – Vincent Higgins, Mallow Photography Club

Silver – Vincent Higgins, Mallow Photography Club

 

Print Themed ( Non Advanced )

Gold – Patrick Power, Carrick Camera Club

Silver – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

 

Projected Open ( Non Advanced )

Gold – Sinead Hickey, Fermoy Camera Club

Silver – John Mullane, Blackwater Photographic Society

Bronze – Basil O’Sullivan, Fermoy Camera Club

HM – Paul Madigan, Blackwater Photographic Society

 

Projected Theme ( Non Advanced )

Gold – Sinead Hickey, Fermoy Camera Club

Silver – Neil O’Mullane, Mallow Photography Club

HM – David Lawlor, Carlow Camera Club

 

Projected “The Natural World” ( Non Advanced )

Gold – Sinead Hickey, Fermoy Camera Club

Silver – Sinead Hickey, Fermoy Camera Club

Bronze – Neil O’Mullane, Mallow Photography Club

 

Photographer of the year.

SACC Photographer of the Year 2017/2018 (Seamus Scullane Trophy)

Seamus Costello, Kilkenny Photographic Society

Colour Print Open (Advanced)

Gold – Morgan O‘Neill, Blarney Photography Club

Silver – Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club

Bronze – Morgan O‘Neill, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Janusz Trzesicki, Mallow Camera Club

Colour Print Themed (Advanced)

Gold – Seamus Costello, Kilkenny Photographic Society

Silver -Ann Frances, Cork Camera Group

HM – Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Paul Reidy, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Morgan O’Neill, Blarney Photography Club

Mono Print Open (Advanced)

Gold – Morgan O’Neill, Blarney Photography Club

Silver – Derville Conroy, Kilkenny Photographic Society

Bronze – Seamus Costello, Kilkenny Photographic Society

HM – Paul Reidy, Blarney Photography Club

Mono Print Themed (Advanced)

Gold – Seamus Costello, Kilkenny Photographic Society

Silver – Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club

Projected Open (Advanced)

Gold – Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club

Silver – Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club

Bronze  – Vivien Buckley, Mallow Camera Club

HM – Morgan O’Neill, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Pat O’Donoghue, Blackwater Photographic Society

Projected Themed (Advanced ) 

Gold – Kirstin Gray, Wexford Camera Club

Silver – Bill Power, Blarney Photography Club

 

 Non Advanced
Colour Print Themed (Non Advanced) Gold – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

Silver – Donna Foran, Wexford Camera Club

 Colour Print Open (Non Advanced)

Gold – Val Walsh, Blackwater Photographic Society

Silver – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

Bronze – John Mullane, Blackwater Photography Society

Mono Print Open (Non Advanced)

Gold – Julia Trzesicka, Mallow Camera Club

Silver – Liam Walsh, Waterford Camera Club

Bronze – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Michael Strapec, Blarney Photography Club

HM – Michael Strapec, Blarney Photography Club

Mono Print Themed (Non Advanced)

Gold – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

Silver – Henry O’Brien, Blarney Photography Club

Projected Open (Non Advanced)

Gold – Denis O’Reilly, Kilkenny

Silver – Vincent Higgins, Mallow

Bronze – Denis O’Reilly, Kilkenny Photographic Society

HM – Dieter Rowesetz, Kilkenny Photographic Society

HM – Denis O’Reilly, Kilkenny Photographic Society 

Projected Themed (Non Advanced)

Gold – Pat O’Meara, Mallow Camera Club

Silver – Eileen Cashman, Mallow Camera Club

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