Inaki Hernandez-Lasa, FIPF - ARPS - AFIAP : Ireland
Inaki Hernandez-Lasa, was born in Bilbao and has lived in Ireland since 1990. His interest in photography started during his school years, when he experimented with different photographic genres and styles through the medium of film and slides. In May 2013 Inaki received a Fellowship of the Irish Photographic Federation (FIPF) for his work in architectural photography and so far Inaki is the only photographer to have received an FIPF in this genre. Inaki has photographed some of the most renowned buildings in the world such as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A., Berlin's Reichstag, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago, the American Airlines Arena in Miami, La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias in Valencia, Dublin Airport's New Terminal 2, the Wroclaw Architectural Museum in Poland or the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin to name but a few.
Barbie Lindsay, MPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP/s : England
Barbie is a photographic obsessive. She lives and thrives on the photographic medium. In her spare time she also enjoys Ten Pin bowling and Scrabble. She acquired her first camera at the age of 11. Joined her first camera club in 1982. Now working as a digital imaging specialist for a large schools photography company. Although she photographs everything from Landscapes to nudes, she particularly loves photographing Insects and Unusual People as well as Creating Surreal images. She lectures across the UK and judges internationally. Was appointed a PAGB judge in 2005. ? Her biggest achievement to date must be, being part of the Gold medal winning team, representing Britain in the worldwide FIAP biennial print competition. In the same competition she also won an individual silver medal for a Landscape picture. She has had numerous photographs published in books and newspapers, including one image used as a phone card for BT.
Rusty Lindsay, MPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP : England
Rusty is a photographer and photo artist, specialising in digital manipulation. He will photograph anything and everything if he thinks it could make an interesting image.
Rusty has been involved in photography since 1989 and is currently working full time as a digital imaging specialist for a large school photography company.
In his spare time he loves playing his guitars. He judges and lectures on all aspects of photography across the country, and is a very successful international exhibitions exhibitor. In 2006 he accepted the appointment to be added to the official PAGB list of judges.
Ann Frances EFIAP/s AIPF : Ireland
Ann's journey in photography started with film, working in monochrome, colour slides and Cibacrome prints. After a long break, she returned to photography 8 years ago. No more messy darkrooms, the approach was now digital. She is interested in many photographic genres including wildlife, macro, seascapes but gravitates towards photographing people. It is the human connection, the life lived, the story that attracts. Travel photography, the human form, available light portraits and creative composites are a major part of her photography. She competes in international salons and has won many awards. Outside photography she plays golf and hill walks.
Brian Hopper EFIAP/d1 ARPS FIPF : Ireland
Brian Hopper is a professional photographer based in County Louth, Ireland and has been involved in many aspects of photography for over forty years now. His journey in photography started when he borrowed his Dad's camera . Brian currently holds the following distinctions: Excellence FIAP Diamond (EFIAP/d1), Fellowship of The Irish Photographic Federation (FIPF) and an Associate of The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain (ARPS). Brian is an ambassador for Canson Infinity Digital Fine Art and Photo papers for ten years now - he is convinced that a captured image has to be printed to be fully appreciated. His work has been widely accepted for exhibitions and published in many magazines and catalogues. A regular international photographic competition entrant, his images have garnered over 450 international awards and he currently holds the highest FIAP distinction in Ireland - EFIAP/d1 .
Jane Lines LRPS, CPAGB, DPAGB and MPAGB and BPE5* : England
Jane lives in Wigan Lancs UK, when shes not working she like to be out and about with her camera. She likes a large range of subjects including People, Places and Nature to name but a few. She took up photography at the end of 2009, after following her husband, Adrian around while he took photos, (She thought she might as well join him!) She is a member of Chorley Photographic Society and In the few years that she has been doing photography it has given her tremendous fun and personal satisfaction. In this short time she have gained my LRPS, CPAGB, DPAGB and MPAGB and BPE5*. She is a Judge and Lecturer for our local Lancashire and Cheshire Federation, and haas recently been appointed as a Judge for the PAGB (photographic Alliance of Great Britain).