We are currently creating the schedule of events for the forth-coming year. A brief summary of confirmed events are listed below.

Kevin Wilson Seminar 30th April 2012

Glenn NorwoodBIPP Northern Ireland Region is delighted to welcome Kevin Wilson back to Belfast for this one day portrait/lighting
seminar.  Many of you will be familiar with his award-winning images from years past, but these days his
stunning work has much more of an urban, edgy feel which will form the basis of this portrait seminar.

There will be a location shoot at Portview Trade Centre, Newtownards Road, Belfast and at this very special price which includes a full lunch, there won’t be a better opportunity to take advantage of an amazing seminar at an incredible price! BIPP Members only £25.00 [includes tea/coffee and full lunch]

**This Seminar is open to members of the PPANI, RPS, MPA and
SWPP at a special price of

Bippni Print Competition 30th April 2012

Glenn NorwoodThis year's print competition will take place on Monday 30th April, at The New Forge Lane Country Club, Belfast.

Submission dates for entries has now closed and all sucessful entrants have beed informed. Final printed images must be printed to an overall size od 16 X 12 inches with the image size 10 inch longest side minimum. Judges on the evening will be Kevin Wilson FBIPP and Gerry Coe FBIPP.

Glenn Norwood Fashion & Beauty lighting workshop 11th October 2011

Glenn NorwoodBroaden your knowledge of studio lighting for Beauty, Portraiture & Fashion photography as Glenn reveals some off the Most modern and contemporary lighting set-ups. Glenn will demonstrate several lighting set-ups and model shoots in An easy to understand format that will give your images that professional edge.

Please note the change of venue – Until further notice all BIPPNI meeting & events will be taking place at Newforge Country Club, Belfast BT9 5NW.

Jim Moreland Seminar 20th September 2011

Glenn NorwoodIn a joint event between the BIPPNI & PPANI, Calumet [Boucher Road, Belfast] will host a memorable night with Jim Moreland. Jim will be assessing and discussing many of the RPS qualification panels he has had the privilege of Judging over the past few years.

These works have been submitted from photographers around the globe, so this
Should give a fascinating and inspiring insight into the many styles and trends that photographers are using today.

Glenn NorwoodSpaces for this event are limited, so please contact Calumet to confirm your attendance.

Spaces are only available
On a strictly first-come, first-serve basis so please confirm ASAP. There will be a £5 charge for this event, payable on The evening. ...

Print Competition Winners 2010

Glenn NorwoodOur print competition night proved to be a very successful night for Glenn Norwood. Not only was Glenn awarded the prestigious title of Bippni Photographer of the year 2010, but he was also awarded Portrait Photographer of the year and won five of the main categories!

Judges on the evening - Mike Brookes-Roper FBIPP and Paul Callaghan FBIPP, were overwhelmed by the standard of work submitted on the night, remarking that the entries were not just some of the best they have seen in the U.K. but worldwide! High praise indeed, & again testimony of the degree of excellence we have here in the province.

Glenn NorwoodAfter at slight hiccup on the day of the competition - when Mikes flight was cancelled, we all rallied together and connected Mike up by Skype to help with the live critique.

Many thanks to both Judges who were outstanding in their efforts and thanks to all our members who helped support the event. Visit our blog and news section for further details on this event...

Print Competition Night - May 17th 2010

Make a note in your diary! Our annual print competition night will take place on Monday, May 17th at 7.30pm. The venue for the event will be The Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast.

Judges on the evening will be Mike Brookes-Roper FBIPP, one of Scotlands most celebrated photographers, and Paul Callaghan FBIPP, perhaps the best wedding photographer in Southern Ireland.

Glenn NorwoodThe final images, to be judged on the night, have been selected by Mike and Paul from almost 300 submitted over the past year and represent the best the Provence has to offer.

Both judges remarked just how hard it was selecting the finalists stating that the overall quality submitted from our region was 'outstanding'.

Print regulations for Competition night

Prints for the Competition night must be presented in an overall display of 16" X 12". Image size must be minimum, longest side, 10". Prints must be mounted onto card or foam-board.

Check List
  • Overall display size - 16"X 12"
  • Print size - Longest side Minimum 10"
  • Prints mounted onto card or foam-board

Prints for Competition night must be sent or delivered to either Andrew Patterson at The Gap Studio, Belfast or Glenn Norwood at Parkway Photography, Belfast no later than Friday 14th May.


Finalists are expected to attend the Competition event on Monday 17th. Any finalists not attending may not have their entries judged.

Graham Photographic Discount Print Offer

Graham Photographic have kindly offered a huge discount for Bippni Competition finalists.

This great Offer will give members a total discount of 25% on 16x12 Gloss or Metallic Prints Mounted on White Foam Board. The Images must be with them by 5pm Friday 30th April 2010 to qualify for discount. Contact the lab on 028 9268 8837 for further details.

New Updated BIPP Website

We we need all members to visit to register and qualified members will need to upload your new images. Please see below for instructions on how to do this.Please Note: Qualified members will not be found on ‘Find a Photographer’ until you register and select your three specialities. In order to register on the site and visit the members’ area, please follow these instructions:

  • Visit MEMBERS’ AREA/MEMBERS’ LOG-IN. If you haven’t used this new site before, you will need to REGISTER.
  • To do this, you will need to input your NAME and MEMBERSHIP NUMBER (don’t worry about adding the zeros before your number).
  • This will take you to a page where you are able to create a username and password, which is only known to you. Once you’ve created these, they will need to be used each time you log-in.
To ammend details
  • You will now be able to gain access to both the Members’ Area (including Membership Benefits, Downloads etc) and to an area known as ‘MY DETAILS’.
  • MY DETAILS is your secure area – you’re able to update your personal contact information (phone numbers, email, change of address etc); pay your membership online or change your password.
  • Qualified members must login to upload new images and specialities.

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BIPP Tour 2010

Alongside the Photovision Roadshows, join us for informal qualifications mentoring, practical workshops and the opportunity to gain the most widely respected and recognised professional photographic qualification...

Dublin & Belfast - 7 & 8 September

7 September - Croke Park Stadium, informal mentoring at Photovision. Price - free of charge.

8 September - David Lloyd Centre, Dundonald, Belfast - Press & PR workshop with Stuart Wood FBIPP, informal qualification assessments & formal qualifications & upgrades. Price - BIPP Members £49, Non Members £65, Students £10 (Qualification Submission Fee £50 if applicable)

Contact Info

Chairman - Denis Brady
28 Seaview
Warrenpoint, County Down BT34 3NJ
T: +44 [0]28 4177 2056
Secretary - Glenn Norwood
Parkway Photography
80 Holywood Road
Belfast, BT4 1NT
T: 028 90659808
M: 07876 726864
Treasurer - Ian Pedlow
T: 028 90448863
M: 07762 372733


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