IWPOY 2013 Gallery Shortlist & Exhibition Photos Now Online

iwpoy 2013The IWPOY judges have now selected their 30 images for the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist.

Thank you to everyone who entered their photos and made the standard so high.  There were 351 entries and the 30 chosen entries will form a great exhibition for Dimbola at the start of 2014.

Congratulations to all that entered and made the shortlist, the winners will be announced at a special (invitation only) awards evening and exhibition launch on Saturday 11th January 2014.

Photographers with photos that have been selected are currently being notified via email.

www.wightphoto.com/2013_shortlist

Click on the link above to see the shortlisted entries.

Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year 2013 Judging Begins…

Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Awards Image Subject to Copyright.The Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year (IWPOY) competition closed on 28th November 2013 – thank you to all those who entered – the task of now judging the exhibition shortlist and winner is about to take place.

We hope to have the shortlisted exhibition gallery uploaded and online next week and look forward to meeting all of the lucky photographers in January 2014.

Watch this space for more details coming soon…

Olympus on-board as IWPOY 2013 major sponsor

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It is with great pleasure that we can announce Olympus as the IWPOY’s major sponsor for this year’s competition. The winner will receive an Olympus Pen E-M2 as part of the prize fund for IWPOY 2013.

 

Olympus supports photography and photographers all over the world being active on the Isle of Wight for several years. We are very lucky that they have agreed to sponsor IWPOY this year and extremely excited in welcoming them on-board.

 

Here are the main features of the camera:

Image quality: Best in class, upgrade your photos to pro standard with a camera that’s a fraction of the size and weight.PEN_E-PM2

Super-Fast autofocus + Touch Release: Get super-speed autofocus and a fast-response touchscreen that lets you focus and shoot with your fingertips.

Intuitive & user-friendly: The E-PM2 is packed with clever technology and design, all aimed at letting you take great shots with ease.

Get arty with Art Filters!: Give your stills & movies an artistic look – with a range of 12 striking and easy-to-use Art Filters.

 

For further information about the camera and Olympus please click HERE…

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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 Takes A Gap Year

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…