The WPF hosted the annual Celtic Challenge Competition at the Glamorgan Holiday Hotel Porthcawl recently. Visitors from 5 of the Federations who competed enjoyed an abundance of splendid photography, and a masterclass in how to judge a competition by Martin Fry FRPS, APAGB, AFIAP, AV-AFIAP. The Republic of Ireland won the Competition, and won 2 of the “Best in” awards, for colour print and projected image.
It was generally agreed that the event was a great success and well put together. Every print was projectedÂ on to a large screen through Live View so everyone could see them in detail, and the projected images were displayed using DiCentra which put titles and scores on screen.
In the evening we enjoyed a splendid 4 course meal at the Hotel and welcomed Madeline Moon MP as a special guest. The Meal was preceded by entertainment by the Morlais Male Choir.
The photograph below shwos Vittorio Silvestri, President Northern Ireland Photographic Federation, receiving the Celtic Challenge Trophy from Madeline Moon MP on behalf of the Irish Photographic Federation
Martin Nagle (CELO)