IWPOY 2015 Marks Julia Margaret Cameron Bicentenary

2015 bicentennial anniversary of Julia Margaret Cameron’s birthIWPOY will soon launch its 2015 Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Competition and in a brand new section for 2015 we will also be looking for the very best female photographer from the Isle of Wight.

Do you have what it takes to capture a prize-winning image? IWPOY are looking for inspiring photographers whose winning photos will take pride of place in an exclusive exibition at Dimbola to mark the bicentenary of Julia Margaret Cameron’s birthday.

The 2015 bicentennial anniversary of Julia Margaret Cameron’s birth creates a timely opportunity to generate renewed interest in one of the  most important and experimental photographers of the 19th century and celebrate her timeless photographic prowess.

IWPOY Founder, Professional Photographer & Tutor Gary Early, said: “We’re really excited about this years IWPOY and hope to receive a great selection of images. This is a ‘money can’t buy opportunity’ and a chance for everyone on the Isle of Wight to showcase their photographic talents.

Planned to coincide with the 2015 bicentenary celebrations of her birth this year’s 2015 IWPOY, as always, will be free to enter and the shortlist will be chosen by the judging panel.  ” Continue reading

Worldwide Photo Walk On Wight 2013

wwpw2013Calling all Isle of Wight Photographers, would you like to join over 20,500 photographers for FREE on 5th October for the 3rd annual worldwide photo walk on the Isle of Wight?

Photography enthusiasts with any form of imaging equipment be it point and shoot, compact, DSLR or mobile phone are invited to have some photographic fun around the Town and surrounding area of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Continue reading

Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Competition 2013

Good News! following an extended ‘Gap Year’, we are delighted to announce that the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Competition & Awards (IWPOY) returns in January 2013.

The IWPOY competition and awards initiated in 2006, and provides an opportunity for all photographers across the Isle of Wight to communicate and share their skills with other Island photographers.

As  previous entrants already know, the IWPOY is open to all Isle of Wight resident photographers (amateur or professional) ONLY.   We will be bringing new and challenging themes, registrations now open click here

New Rules, Terms & Conditions  of IWPOY 2013 will be announced in January.

As they say watch this space…

IWPOY ‘Elemental’ Exhibition At Quay Arts

Now in its 5th year and building on the success of previous Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Awards.

The island-wide photography competition themed ‘Elements – earth, wind, fire, and water’ offered photographers, of all abilities, a great subject to capture and entries were as expected of a very high standard.

All images from the IWPOY shortlist 2010, along with a selection of Young Photographers submissions, will now be showcased as part of the annual Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Exhibition on the Cafe ‘Wall Of Fame’ from 7th April – 23rd May 2011 in the Quay Arts, Newport. Continue reading