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First Acceptances towards Gold …

Just in from Foto Klub Novi Sad, the first acceptances of new images towards my FIAP / Gold accreditation. The model here is Mason, first in Peaky Blinders mode in Time Gone and then in Penance, a loose interpretation of the Atlas myth.

 

And this is Devonn in Through a Glass Darkly, part of a modern gangster set.

Through a Glass Darkly

Finally, the really versatile and professional model, Rachelle Summer, as a Cabaret Dancer.

Cabaret Dancer

A handful of my older images also got accepted with a couple of awards, but they don’t count towards Gold, so will now be retired after a year’s hard work on my behalf.

Silken Bow

Results just in from the Uzbekistan Photo Salon … four acceptances, including Silken Bow, a new entry to the FIAP Salons and number 43 of the required 50 images.Silken Bow

Halfway to Silver …

So, to achieve my EFIAP Silver level, I need to have had at least 50 different pictures accepted into international Salons and a minimum of 100 acceptances total. Today, after six weeks, I have hit the halfway mark … 54 acceptances over 25 pictures, with six awards along the way. It’s getting a bit tougher now, as I had a few pictures stockpiled to give me a start. Time to get working again. This is the latest selection, sent off today to see what comes back.
From the top left, clockwise: The Cheat, None Shall Pass,Through the Looking Glass,Reflection, The Courtesan, The Last Piece of the Puzzle, When Shall We Three Meet Again, Ariel, Stoned, The Mad Hatter, Split Personality, Regrets, Into the Light, The Girl in the Pink Scarf, The Sorceress, Behind the Mask, Black Swan, Imprisoned, Out of the Shadows, Death of a Maiden.

Black Swan

This is Black Swan, one of five acceptances into the Vale of Evesham BPE Exhibition.Black Swan

OK – You Can Have Your Dress Back!

I always enjoy sorting out entries for the SRGB Print Celebration BPE Exhibition, as they are the only purely print BPE Exhibition in the UK …. so it takes bit of careful planning. This year, I had six of my pictures accepted and, although I didn’t win any shiny things, it is a pleasure just to be part of the exhibition. OK – You Can have Your Dress Back! is a new picture and this was its first time out – glad the judges liked it.OK - You Can Have Your Dress Back.jpg

3rd Queensland International Digital Circuit

I had 39 acceptances in the 3rd Queensland International Digital Circuit, over 14 pictures, including two awards. Five of the photographs were first-time acceptances into FIAP, which means I now have all the qualifications to apply for my EFIAP/bronze at the end of the year. The new pictures (clockwise from top left) : Only Make Believe, Green Hairstreak, Fag Ash Lil, Lady of the Rock and Crossing the Finishing Line.

9th International Salon Varna

Very happy with my results from the 9th International Photographic Salon Varna 2016 … 14 acceptances, including five new images (below) and a Gold Medal for old favourite, Desolation. Clockwise, from top left: Wild Child, Mara, The Red Balloon, Medusa and Please Come Home.

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