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Take risks, make mistakes.....
03rd October 2012 - 2 comments
Recently, I was invited by Ciaran Whyte to a photoshoot with Ivory Flame. I jumped at the chance and quickly arranged Bellurgan House for that shoot. Bellurgan House is an ideal location – a period house with high celings, great natural lighting and many rooms – each affording a different setting.

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RESULTS - FOTOKLUB MARIBOR - SLOVENIA
08th September 2012 - 1 comment
Fotoklub Maribor in Slovenia posted results on Thursday night - I was awarded an FKM Silver Medal & a PSA Bronze Medal.

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MY THIRD BEST AUTHOR - A GREAT SURPRISE !
31st August 2012 - 2 comments
As I opened the parcel from 48e Challenge du Photo-Club Esch in Luxembourg I discovered I had been awarded a FIAP Blue Badge for "Best Author" in the salon - my third such award.

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Carol-Anne Wilson - "Like a Boss"
10th August 2012 - 0 comments
It may seem a strange heading but if you knew my sister Carol-Anne you know she did everything in her short life to perfection – “like a boss”.

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MY BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE ?
01st August 2012 - 1 comment
The Photographic Society of America has chosen the above image "Dunluce Castle" as the top large colour print at the PSA 2012 Annual Conference in San Francisco.

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RESULTS ! - SAIC DIGITAL CIRCUIT - SPAIN
26th July 2012 - 0 comments
A little up and down but I managed to gain another 23 acceptances with two awards.

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FRIDAY THE 13th IS LUCKY - THAT'S OFFICIAL !
13th July 2012 - 0 comments
Awarded a FIAP Bronze Medal in Serbia.

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FIAP BLUE BADGE WINNER
09th July 2012 - 1 comment
Notification from Fotoforum Ruzomberok 2012 in Slovakia - FIAP Blue Badge Winner - Best Author.

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A "GRAND" MILESTONE
05th July 2012 - 1 comment
So now that I have surpassed the 1000 acceptances in International salons what next ?

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REZULTATI ..............................
20th June 2012 - 0 comments
When you receive an email which starts “Rezultati Salon ……” You nervously click on the link to find out exactly how your images have been judged…

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EARLY SALON REPORT CARD - FIVE AWARDS !
12th June 2012 - 1 comment
In the 48th Salon Mondial de l'Art Photographique 2012 run by Photo Club ESCH in Luxembourg I entered twelve prints. I received ten acceptances with five awards - two FIAP Silver medals, two FIAP Ribbons and a PCE Diploma. Delighted !

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PHOTO FOCUS 2012 - MACEDONIA - PSA BRONZE MEDAL
10th June 2012 - 1 comment
The results appeared this morning from Macedonia.
I was awarded a PSA Bronze Medal for my image
"Fisherman at Lough Acurry"

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THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN !
04th June 2012 - 0 comments
In the "24eme Biennale Couleur Papier" held in Capadocia, Turkey I was awarded a FIAP GOLD MEDAL (my seventh). The awarded image "Boat at Bellurgan Point" is above.

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EFIAP/b - ANOTHER MILESTONE
01st June 2012 - 0 comments
In March this year I attained my Excellence FIAP Bronze - EFIAP/b Distinction.

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21st TRIERENBERG SUPER CURCUIT 2012
15th May 2012 - 0 comments
I was delighted to read the report card from this years Trierenberg Super Circuit. I entered eight prints (seven images were new) and received a 100% acceptance rate - that doesn't happen too often. Delighted !

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FotoGen International Open Salon 2012
24th April 2012 - 0 comments
Today I received notification of two HM (PSA Ribbons) in FotoGen International Open Salon 2012 in Germany.

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REZULTATI - FOTO KLUB NOVI SAD - SERBIA
29th March 2012 - 1 comment
This salon had six sections, so I entered four images in each section - 24 in all. I received an FSS Silver Medal and a PSA HM along with 22 acceptances.

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EFIAP/b - NOTICE OF AWARD
22nd March 2012 - 3 comments
Today I received notification of the award of an EFIAP/b distinction.

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PHOTOCLUB BOR 2012 *** FOUR MEDALS AWARDED ***
01st March 2012 - 4 comments
Another day - another dollar !
This morning I read the Jury Report from Photoclub Bor in Serbia - four medals awarded in this salon - an amazing result by any standards !
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6th FIAP GOLD MEDAL *** Salon Photo de Riedisheim***
28th February 2012 - 1 comment
The official notification arrived in the post this morning - 1er Prix -Photos Couleurs - Or FIAP and 8 acceptances. I don't need much French to translate this news !
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