Suir Valley Themes 2017

1         Mono
2         Street Photography
3           Open
4           Landscape / Seascape
5           Close - Up
6           Architecture
7           Portrait
8           Irish Nature ( Flora, Fauna, Animals etc. )
              This must be taken in Ireland. No captive or Domestic animals etc.

CLOSING DATE for Entries :- Midnight on Sunday 15th. October 2017

All Photographs must be taken between 17th. October 2016 and 15th. October 2017

Prints to be mounted in a 20 x 16 in. Mount

Projected Images to be sized to 2400 px on the longest side at 240 dpi (Quality 10 or 12 )


Suir Valley Photographic Challenge 2017

The annual Suir Valley Photography Challenge will be held on Saturday the 2nd December 2017 in the Carraig Hotel, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary

The competition is organised by Carrick Camera Club in association with Clonmel, Thurles and Waterford camera clubs

The rules and conditions of the Suir Valley Challenge are

1.      The competition is confined to members of Carrick, Clonmel, Thurles and Waterford camera clubs only

2.      There are two sections A and B in the competition

A. Club print competition

The club entry will consist of eight prints. One print shall be selected from each of the following themes Mono, Street photography, Open, Landscape / Seascape, Close up, Architecture, Portrait, Irish Nature (flora, fauna and animals. Photos must be taken in Ireland with no captive or domestic animals include).

All themes can be colour or mono with the exception of the mono theme. The size of the prints will be 12 x 16 to 8 x 10 inches and displayed on a mount 20 x 16 inches. The display boards will be supplied by Carrick Camera Club

Each print must be taken by a different club member

B. Individual projected image competition

Each club member may enter one image only. There are three categories Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. The theme is open. The size of each image will be 2400 pixels on the longest side and JPEG Quality 10 or better.   

Details of how to enter will be available later.         

1.      1. All photographs / images to be taken between October 16th 2016 and October 15th 2017.

2.     Members images who have won awards in either the SACC or IPF competitions are not eligible for this competition

3.      Entry fee is €125 per club. Closing date for entry is the 30th October 2017.

4 It is the responsibility of participating clubs to ensure that their entry conforms to the rules and regulations.


Club print competition         (i) Winning club will receive the SVC trophy

                                                (ii) Best print in club display

The judges will give a very short critique on each panel.


Individual projected image competition     

 The overall winner in each category – Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced will receive a trophy

The winners from each club all categories i.e. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced will receive a certificate.


The judges will give a very short critique on each image