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Left: SACC Chairman Mark Gorman presents Seamus Costello with the POTY and Seamus Scullane Award.

Right: SACC Chairman Mark Gorman presents Pakie O’Donoghue with the SACC NPOTY Award.

Nature Photographer of the Year SACC
Saturday Jan 13th: To a delighted and packed Cabragh Wetlands Trust Building the winner of the 2017-2018 Nature Photographer of the year was announced. Pakie O Donoghue from the Blackwater Photographic Society picked up the award. Pakie was shocked at receiving the award but it was truly deserved. Pakie also picked up a Gold Medal for the Open Print Catagory. There was about 100 people in attendance and special thanks go to the Wetland Trust and to Thurles Camera Club for helping make it a fantastic event. Blarney Photography Club did the SACC proud running an excellent event and once again congratulations to all the winners and Pakie. Seamus Mulcahy, Eddie Kelly and Kevin Day won several awards.

Photographer of the Year
The previous Month on December 3rd in the Horse and Jocky Hotel The Photographer of the Year was played out with a terrific attendance and a huge entry 100’s of images were put through their paces by the judges and the final winner Seamus Costello took the POTY  Seamus Scallane trophy. Seamus had won 2 golds and a bronze on the day and was a worthy winner. Other notable winners in the Advanced Catagories were Bill Power and Morgan O’Niell both of whom won several Medals and Awards.

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