The 2013 Photographer of the Year Competition was held in Mallow Camera Club on Monday night 27 May. There was intense, but friendly, competition between members of different grades, and the results reflected the commitment and hard work of club members.
When the votes were counted Bill Power emerged as the 2013 Photographer of the Year. Not only did Bill win the top annual award he also won the trophies for best colour print and best monochrome panel.
Each member of the club was allowed enter up to twelve images in the competition, with the marks of each entrant’s five highest scoring images being used to determine their overall mark. Independent adjudication was undertaken by Cork Camera Group photographers Michael O’Sullivan, Niamh Whitty and Martin Duggan.
Mallow Camera Club Photographer of the Year 2013 RESULTS
Photographer of the Year 2013: Bill Power, AIPF
2nd Viv Buckley, LIPF
3rd Aisling O’Connor, LIPF
Best Colour Print: Bill Power, AIPF
Best Monochrome Panel (five highest scored images): Bill Power, AIPF
Intermediate Photographer of the Year: Viv Buckley, LIPF
2nd Aisling O’Connor, LIPF
3rd Pat Sheehan
Beginner/ Novice Photographer of the Year: Jer Buckley
2nd Paul Tips
3rd Peggy O’Brien
Special thanks to the entrants for the time and effort they put into preparing their images for the event, resulting in an excellent range of images on display. Special thanks also to competition secretary Neily Curtin for all the hard work he put in to organising the event which ran smoothly and without a hitch. Thanks also to the judges who had to make some hard decisions on the night.
Mallow Camera Club is now in recess for the summer months and will resume in September. Meanwhile the committee will remain busy throughout the coming months putting together a programme for the upcoming season.
Photographs by Pat Sheehan.