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Waterford Beach Photo Makes Tim Our July Winner

Waterford Beach Photo Makes Tim Our July Winner

Tim Carey of Bray-based The Travel Boutique is our July winner in the ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year competition with his photo entitled: Early Morning, Kilfarrasy Beach, Waterford. Tim was presented with his €200 voucher by Lisa Rabbitte, Sales Executive Leisure Sales – Dublin and Connaught, Emirates.

Tim took his photo with a Sony A58 camera in June 2016. He told ITTN: “I am absolutely delighted to be a finalist again, having been the wild card winner last year. The competition is great fun, the overall standard is very high this year, and it is great to see that members of the trade are taking part and also paying more attention to composition.

“I had seen photos of Kilfarrasy Beach on the Internet but had never been, so I recently visited with my two children and was up at 6am with my camera and tripod and shot it at quick speed.”

Tim Carey, The Travel Boutique, with Lisa Rabbitte, Sales Executive Leisure Sales – Dublin and Connaught, Emirates

Tim Carey, The Travel Boutique, with Lisa Rabbitte, Sales Executive Leisure Sales – Dublin and Connaught, Emirates

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The 2016 ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year competition is running over five months, from 1st June to 31st October 2016, and entries can be made at: www.ittn.ie/photo-competition-entry-form/

There will be six finalists and the overall winner will be presented with tickets for two from Dublin to any destination on Emirates’ extensive worldwide network of over 150 destinations.

Photos taken by the entrant since 1st November 2015 are eligible, and up to five entries can be made per person during each month of the competition. Each photo submitted should be in jpeg format, at minimum 300dpi resolution, and be a maximum of 5mb in size.

Each month’s entries are being judged by Anita Thomas, Sales Manager Ireland, Emirates, the competition’s sponsors; Michael Flood, Editor, Irish Travel Trade News; and by Neil Steedman, ITTN’s News & Features Editor. Each of the five monthly winners will receive a voucher for €200 and a trophy.

In addition, a wild card finalist will be chosen from all the entries submitted over the five months by a separate panel of judges comprising Enda Corneille, Country Manager Ireland, Emirates; professional photographer Paul Sherwood; and Michael Flood, ITTN Editor. The wild card winner will also receive a €200 voucher and a trophy.

All the six winners will also be guests of Emirates at the 25th Silver Jubilee Irish Travel Trade Awards, which will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road on Friday 25th November 2016, when the overall winner will be announced.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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