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The Sunday outing this month is to the Comeragh Mountains and the Mahon Falls. 

This is are February outing distination and we would encourage all members to go. This is where you learn the most in a short time about different aspects of photography. Lighting, depth of field, composition and how different function in your camera work. Everone is there to help fellow members of the club and don't forget you can ask questions. Meeting at the Liberty Tree in Carlow Town at 8:30am. (Weather permitting)

Dont forget to charge your batteries. 

 

Comeragh Mountains

The Comeragh Mountains are a remarkable and varied range, stretching from the coast near Dungarvan inland as far as Clonmel.

Mahon Falls

The falls may be reached by turning west off the R676 (Dungarvan/Carrick-on-Suir road) at Mahon Bridge. Take a right turn immediately by a shop following the signs for 'Comeragh Drive'. Continue on for about 1 ½ km turn right and travel inwards having the Mahon river on your right. There is parking on your left close by the pathway to the falls. 

Links

Comeragh Mountains

http://www.dungarvantourism.com/welcome/web?task=Display&art_id=74&pagenum=1

AA Route Planner

http://www.theaa.ie/routes/

5 Tips for Photographing Water

https://www.proudphotography.com/5-tips-for-photographing-water/

We are looking for your images

The SACC Interclub Competition due to take place on Sunday 13th March and the committee are hoping to enter the competition.  What we are asking members is to look into their photo archives and pick out some of your favourite images that can be used for this and upcoming events

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Regards

David Lawlor 

The Annual IPF Shield Competition took place last weekend 7th November in Malahide Community School. The event was attended by over 27 camera clubs from all over Ireland. CPS was represented by two panels, one mono and one colour. This is the second successive year that CPS has entered the Shield competition. Again we presented two very good panels with a very high standard of work. CPS were placed 11th overall this year. That represents an improvement of seven places on last year albeit in  a larger field of entries.

Click HERE to view the IPC Shield full results. Below are snapshots of result sheets.

A very special thanks to all the members who submitted images for the panels, both those that had images go forward and those that did not. Thanks also to Linda and Richard for their time and judgement in selecting panels and to Liam for help in erecting the panels on the day.

 

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The IPF National Shield is an annual inter club competition which is open to all clubs who are affiliated to the IPF. This competition showcases the work of photographers from clubs all over the country. Each competing club may submit a panel of colour prints and/or a panel of monochrome prints. Note that only those clubs who enter both sections will be eligible for the overall award. It’s a highly competitive day, but also filled with good humour and stories as colleagues and friends catch up.

Carlpw Photographic Society is again represented in the IPF shield. Last year we submitted two panels; colour and mono. While we were not placed in the top section, we did however represent the club with a high standard of entries. We are again hoping to feature in this year's competition and with some luck will advance further up the rankings of the clubs in Ireland.

A special thanks to everyone who submitted images for the panels and apologies to those whose images haven't made onto the panels

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WS9F0001pWell Done to Roger Jones on his 1st place prize at the digital projected images section of the SACC competition. He received a gold medal and perpetual trophy, and has been entered (again!) on our Honours Roll. Visit our facebook page to view Roger's amazing image of horse and jockey biting the dust. Also congratulations to all the members who contributed to our digital panel which came joint second in the overall digital projected category.