Calling 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
With so many exciting photography projects taking place the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Competition and Awards (IWPOY) organisers the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group have decided to take a gap year.
The annual IWPOY is something everyone can get involved in and we sincerely thank all those who have supported us over the last 6 years and got involved. We have rescheduled the IWPOY for 2012 which will ensure a fresh new approach in the Olympic Year. As they say watch this space…
Just a quick note to let everyone know that the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year (IWPOY) Exhibition at the Quay Arts will be closing on May 23rd.
Once again to see so many Island Photographers in the frame together all in one place was fantastic. Continue reading
Bob Aylott is this year’s recipient of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award Trophy.
The Silver Trophy provided by Dimbola, is presented each year to the person who the IWPOY recognises as having made a great contribution to photography and photographers on the Isle of Wight.
Bob Aylott has done a great deal in support of island photographers over the years. As freelance photographer and former Amateur Photographer Magazine (AP) features editor Bob, regularly focused on Island Photographers, such as last years IWPOY winner David Vennings and local photographers Ian Pratt and Gary Early to name but a few. Continue reading
Over 100 people packed into the Cafe for the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Awards at the Quay Arts.
We were very grateful to Isle of Wight Council Chairman Cllr Ian Stephens (pictured) for presenting the Awards, although admitting he knew very little about photography and that his own attempts in snapping away left a lot to be desired, he really appreciated the invite.
We were humbled when Cllr Stephens congratulated the efforts of the IWPOY and IWDIG ethos in bringing photography to a mass audience on the Island. Anyone who is able to succesfully focus community attention and sustain interest in any subject 50 weeks a year is to be applauded.
Michael Cooper’s image of a Misty Morning on the island has won him the title of Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year 2010.
Runners up in joint second place: Martin Sothcott, Windswept Clouds-Newtown Creek and Jamie Russell with Fishing the Calm Summer Waters-Shanklin Chine. Continue reading
The long wait is almost over , as the winners of the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Awards 2010 will be announced early next month. Whilst the judges made their selections of 40 shortlisted entries in February the top three winners will be kept under wraps and revealed at the launch of the annual IWPOY ‘Wall of Fame’ Exhibition in the Quay Arts on 7th April. Continue reading