Northern Ireland Photographic Association Press Release:
Thursday night of the 7th July (7.00pm) ArtCetera Studio in 43B Rosemary Street, Belfast BT11QB is the focus of public attention when our local camera club photographers put on public display a selection of their work at the launch of the Northern Ireland Photographic Association (NIPA) annual photographic exhibition.
The exhibition will run at ArtCetera Studio on a Tuesday to a Saturday each week until 27th July (except for 12th & 13th July) and will feature one hundred monochrome and colour prints, along with a selection of projected digital work as selected by International judge Gabrielle O’Shaughnessy FIPF FRPS from Dundalk Camera Club.
This is the highlight of the NIPA annual calendar of events celebrating the best in club photography across our membership in Northern Ireland.
At the recent NIPA council meeting of all clubs that comprise NIPA, the President, Vitorio Silvestri commented “Judging by the standard of our five rounds inter-club series of competitions, which culminated recently at the Top Print Sponsored by Camera Jungle at Christian Brothers Past Pupils Camera Club in May. This exhibition will once again evidence an extremely high standard of photographic skills from across the country.
The launch night attendees will also be able to hear more about the recent major success in our entry to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) Inter-federation Championships in which the NIPA picked up the top monochrome award for their excellent standard of photography.
The association has witnessed a significant increase in the quality of images produced from across their membership evidence of the latent talent that exists in our 27 affiliated clubs, societies or groups.
Further information on all the NIPA member clubs, results to date and the images from all the competitions this year and previous years are all available on the NIPA Website www.niphoto.co.uk. Information on the 7th-27th July exhibition will also feature on the website and on the NIPA face book pages.
The award winners will be formally presented with their certification along with trophies and medals demonstrating recognition for their work.All welcome