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Ards Camera Club exists to
encourage both Traditional
and Digital Photography.

It has its own Clubroom with Studio Lighting Equipment,
Darkroom Facilities and Computer Equipment for all members.

You will be very welcome to join in the friendly atmosphere of
Ards Camera Club
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Roy Finlay Memorial
Natural History Competition 2018

Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2018

This a NIPA Competition hosted by Ards Camera Club,
with guest judge Nigel Snell, LSINWP.

Date: 7th December 2018
Viewing from 6:45pm, commencing 7:15pm.

Venue: Londonderry Park Pavilion, Portaferry Road,
Newtownards, Co.Down BT23 8SG.

Entries: Can be in print or PDI format in accordance with the
Roy Finlay Competition Rules.

Entry fee is £1 per image. All images shall be entered and
paid for on the NIPA website.
A PDI copy must be provided for each printed image entered.


Printed images can be handed in to Peter Knott at the
NIPA Council Meeting 5th November,

or at the NIPA Round 2 Competition Adjudication at
Catchlight Camera Club on 21st November,

or on any Wednesday or Friday evening at Ards Camera Club
prior to the closing date Friday 23rd November.

For full details click
here

This annual competition has been running for over 25 years
and is held in the Autumn / Winter of each year in memory of
Roy Finlay, one of Northern Ireland’s best-known
wildlife photographers.

The competition itself follows the FIAP rules for wildlife, allowing
minor adjustments but not digital manipulation of photographs.
Entries must be of wildlife in its natural habitat, ie the faithful
representation of the subject at the taking of the shot
must be maintained.

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Life in Mono by Ards Camera Club

Life in Mono Exhibition now displayed in Comber Library

Opening Hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10-00 to 17-00,
Tuesday 13-00 to 20-00, Thursday 10-00 to 14-00,
Saturday 10-00 to 13-00 and closed Sunday.


Life in mono will showcase some stunning images taken by
members of Ards Camera Club from across the borough
of Ards and North Down.

The iconic exhibition of black and white images will include landscapes, portraiture, architecture, wildlife and still-life.

Viewers of the exhibition will be treated to re-imaged views of
what is on their doorstop as the ‘best of the borough’ is
showcased through a collection of 28 breath-taking images.

See Facebook for gallery views

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Some of the latest successes for
Ards Camera Club members

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Northern Ireland Photographic Association’s
Top Print and PDI Competition 2018




Top Colour Print: 'Aerial Warfare' by Keith Malcolm

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Northern Ireland Photographic Association’s
Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2017




'Toadheaded Agama' by Michael Loane
Overall Winning Image - Colour Print
Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2017



'Common Terns With Sand Eel' by Keith Malcolm
Highly Commended Colour Print
Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2017



'Ringlet' by Ted McKee
Highly Commended Projected Digital Image (PDI)
Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2017



'Honeycomb Moray' by Michael Loane
Highly Commended Projected Digital Image (PDI)
Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2017
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Northern Ireland Photographic Association’s
Inter-club competitions 2017-2018




'Aerial Warfare' by Keith Malcolm
Starred Colour Print - NIPA Inter-club Competition
Round 1 - October 2017 - Subject: 'Open'



'Early Morning Orange-tip' by Ted McKee
Starred Projected Image - NIPA Inter-club Competition
Round 1
- October 2017 - Subject: 'Open'


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Some of the latest successes for Ards Camera club members
Congratulations...


to everyone involved with Round 1 NIPA 2017.
A wonderful diverse range of entries and well done to
Ards Camera Club members representing the club
especially Neal, Ted and Keith.




Ards Camera Club succcess at
Northern Ireland Photographic Association’s
Roy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2016



'Zebra' by Patricia Mackey
Commended Colour Print
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oy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2016



'The Kiss' by Keith Malcolm
Commended Colour Print
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oy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2016



'Gannets' by Ted McKee
Highly Commended Projected Digital Image (PDI)
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oy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2016




'Emerald Damselfly' by Ted McKee
Highly Commended Projected Digital Image (PDI)
R
oy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2016




'Greened Veined White Butterfly' by Ted McKee
Commended
Projected Digital Image (PDI)
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oy Finlay Memorial Natural History Competition 2016


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Ards Camera Club succcess at
Northern Ireland Photographic Association’s
Annual Novice Competition
2016

Congratulations to Neal Ritchie for obtaining top print in both the Monochrome and Colour sections of the NIPA Novice Competition 2016 and winning the competition overall for his monochrome print 'Souq Waqif'

Souq Waqif' by Neal Ritchie
Top Monochrome Print - NIPA Novice Competition 2016

'Silent Night at Cook Street' by Neal Ritchie
Top Colour Print - NIPA Novice Competition 2016

A delighted Neal Ritchie with his winning prints at the
NIPA Novice Competition held in Bangor

Members of Ards Camera Club at the NIPA Novice Competition

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"Starred Entry" in the NIPA -

(Northern Ireland Photographic Association)
Inter-club Competition - Round 2 - November 2015

'Blue Tailed Damsel' by Ted McKee
Starred Projected Image - NIPA Inter-club Competition - Round 2
Subject: 'Open'


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Success for Ards Camera Club Novices
at the Northern Ireland Photographic Association’s
Annual Novice Competition


See 'Notes' page for details

'Walkies' by Cathy Paraskevas
Joint 2nd Place - NIPA Novice Competition 2015

'The Librarian' by Irvine Ferguson
Joint 3rd Place - NIPA Novice Competition 2015

'Structure' by Patricia Mackey
Highly Commended - NIPA Novice Competition 2015

Decayed Dreams' by Linda Hutchinson
Commended - NIPA Novice Competition 2015

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"Starred Entry" in the NIPA -

(Northern Ireland Photographic Association)
Inter-club Competition - Round 2 - November 2014


'Digital Clock' by Ted McKee
Starred Projected Image - NIPA Inter-club Competition - Round 2
Subject: 'Open'

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Below are a small selection of the Projected Digital Images
from the 2014 Annual Exhibition held in the
Ards Arts Centre during June 2014

'Ballerina Dance' by David S Adair
1st Place - Advanced - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Stormy Morning' by Ted McKee
2nd Place - Advanced - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Scrabo' by JohnMcKernan
Advanced - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'The Window' by Peter Knott
Advanced - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'The Lone Surfer' by Kieran Close
Advanced - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Venetian Eyes' by Patricia Mackey
1st Place - General - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Go Faster' by Stephen Weatherall[
2nd Place - General - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Morning Rose' by Linda_Hutchinso
3rd Place - General - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'The Deer' by Billy Shand
General - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Lone Bicycle' by Rebecca Cockerill
General - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

'Star' by Elizabeth Campbell
General - 2014 Annual Exhibition - PDIs

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Email: ardscameraclub@yahoo.co.uk

© 2017 Ards Camera Club.


Latest News!

New Members Welcome!

We have a mixture of much enjoyed speakers from
previous years alongside some
new and exciting faces.


For further information email: ardscameraclub@yahoo.co.uk
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