Another very successful day for the members of Celbridge Camera Club at the 38th Irish Photographic Federation’s National Audio Visual Championships & 2nd Open Photo Harmony Competition on Saturday, 16th October. The sequences were judged by Alastair Taylor, ARPS, CPAGB/AV from England. It was the first time to be held on Zoom.
The Club entry “From Malt to Vault” won the Andorra Trophy. Those involved in the club entry were Brendan O’Sullivan, Bridie Maughan, Dallas Camier, Pat Collins, Cliff Hutchinson, Liam O’Reilly & Tony Doohan.
In the Advanced Section, Brendan O’Sullivan received an Honourable Mention Ribbon for “Bush Walk”. Rita Nolan also received an Honourable Mention Ribbon for “Crossing the Liffey in Dublin”. Brendan O’Sullivan won a Bronze Medal for “The Ugly House”.
Brendan also won the trophy for the Best Photography with “Bush Walk” and Michael Linehan won the Best Humour Trophy with “My Heron Obsession”.
Others who entered the National Championships from Celbridge Camera Club were Lilian Webb, Pat Collins and it was great to see Orla Gildea entering for the first time.
As if Brendan hadn’t won enough awards, he was a runner up in the Best Irish Entry in the Open Photo Harmony Competition, with “Snowdonia”. Brendan is also the Chairman of the IPF AV Group Committee, who arrange the event. There were 27 entries – from Ireland, north and south, England, Slovakia, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, New Zealand & Australia.
Congratulations to all.