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A BLISTERING RESULT - 7 AWARDS IN ONE SALON !
26th February 2012 - 3 comments
In Portrait 2012 - a circuit salon run by Photoclub 202 in Serbia I achieved seven awards and 45 acceptances - my best achievement in an International Salon to date.
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PSA GOLD MEDAL *** BEST OF SHOW ***
20th February 2012 - 1 comment
What a way to start the week ! PSA Gold Medal for "Dunluce Castle" - Best of Show.
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Question and Answer
03rd January 2012 - 0 comments
Question and answer
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FINISH LINE - 2011 SALONS
28th December 2011 - 0 comments
Having packed a few salons into December my final tally has changed with another 24 acceptances and a FIAP Bronze Medal.
The total for this year is 33 awards and 284 acceptances - a very rewarding year indeed !
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6th FIAP WORLD CUP FOR CLUBS
12th December 2011 - 2 comments
Dundalk Photographic Society have managed to achieve the runner-up position in this prestigious "salon" for clubs around the world.

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Swansea International Salon 2011
01st November 2011 - 0 comments
A Judge's Certificate and five acceptances.

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WHAT A WEEK !
28th October 2011 - 0 comments
3 SALON RESULTS IN 1 WEEK.

Another good week: 55 acceptances, 5 HM's and 1 FIAP Silver Medal !

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7eme SALON MONDIAL PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DE LIMOURS 2011
20th October 2011 - 0 comments
More good news.
In this French Salon I achieved 7 acceptances out of 8 images submitted.
I was awarded an RPS Medal for third place in monochrome - RPS Troisieme Image - Noir et Blanc for "I'm Not Bothered" and a PSA HM for "Prize Fighting Cocks"
The stats: 910 authors / 7381 photos / 1845 acceptances (25%)

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A MIlestone !
01st October 2011 - 2 comments
Just received notification that my image "Fisherman at Lough Acurry" (above) has been awarded a FIAP Gold medal in the Tallaght 21st International Salon of Photographic Art. Needless to say, I am thrilled. This is the 5th FIAP Gold Medal in my collection - a milestone !
I was also awarded 3 ribbons and collected nine acceptances en route !
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32nd Northern Counties International Salon of Photography
27th September 2011 - 0 comments
An NCPF Ribbon and 5 acceptances !
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The London Salon 2011
31st July 2011 - 1 comment

The London Salon Medal

Yesterday (Saturday 30th July) I attended the presentation of medals at The 2011 London Salon of Photography.

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IT"S GREAT WHEN GOOD NEWS COMES EARLY...
12th July 2011 - 1 comment
I received an email this morning from FOTOFORUM RUZOMBEROK 2011 (Slovakia) - a FIAP Gold (Top monochrome print in Salon) and a FIAP Ribbon awarded! To say I'm delighted would be an understatement! - The glorious Twelfth !!!
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ROCK 2011
10th July 2011 - 0 comments
Another International Salon - this time in Serbia. Out of 15 images submitted I had 9 accepted.
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149th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography.
06th July 2011 - 0 comments
In one of the toughest salons in the UK - 149th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography - I achieved 5 acceptances with one HC and a FIAP ribbon awarded.
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FIAP Blue Badge Winner
01st June 2011 - 1 comment
I got news this evening that I have been awarded a FIAP Blue Badge for "Best Photographer" in The 3rd Great British Small Print Circuit 2011. This award was initiated this year by FIAP to be awarded to the best overall entry in an international salon. In Ireland, to date, we now have three photographers who have received this award Wesley Law - Wesley received his in Ecological Truth 2011 in Serbia and Ciaran Whyte - Ciaran received his in PhotoVacation 2011 in Bulgaria.

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Tutorial section added
31st May 2011 - 1 comment
In the past few days a photographer I (and many others) admire greatly added a list of blogs he regularly visits. He "scored" each blog out of 5 and seems to have awakened some dormant bloggers...

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The London Salon of Photography
09th May 2011 - 5 comments
"The aim of the London Salon is to exhibit only that class of photographic work in which there is distinct evidence of artistic feeling and execution"

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SALON AWARD CEREMONIES
08th May 2011 - 0 comments
So, what happens when you receive an award in an international salon?

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MY BEST EVER RESULT !
04th March 2011 - 7 comments
I nervously opened my report card from Southampton Camera Club and realized I had received 12 acceptances and 5 awards. I am dumbfounded - never expected this news....
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THE MYTH OF THE SCREEN-TO-PRINT "MATCH"
28th February 2011 - 0 comments
So often I listen to photographers struggle with the thorny subject of calibration - in particular screen-to-print "match".
Recently I read a short article by an American photographer, Richard Seiling which explained everything in a concise and easy to understand manner.
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