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The IPPA Annual National Photographic Awards were held last night at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin. In all 37 awards were handed out across a wide range of photographic disciplines.

The big winners on the night were Peter O’Donnell, who won IPPA Photographer of the Year for the second time in three years, and Henk van Kooten, who won the inaugural IPPA International Photographer of the Year.

Another notable domestic winner was John Ryan, who picked up no fewer than four category awards.

Full list of winners

Architecture Single Image: Donal Murphy
Architecture Portfolio: Donal Murphy
Best Bridal Portfolio International: Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez
Bridal Portfolio: John Ryan
Commercial Single Image: Peter Clayton
Commercial Portfolio: Donal Murphy
Fashion Single Image: Cormac Byrne
Fashion Portfolio: Owen O’Connor
Fine Art/Human Form Single: John Ryan
Fine Art/Human Form Portfolio: John Ryan
International Fine Art/Human Form Single: Henk van Kooten
Landscape Single Image: Peter O’Donnell
Landscape Portfolio: Peter O’Donnell
International Open Art & Creativity Single: Henk van Kooten
International Open Art & Creativity Portfolio: Henk van Kooten
Open Art & Creativity Single: Dermot Byrne
Open Art & Creativity Portfolio: Michael McLaughlin
Pets Single: Maria Dunphy
Pets Portfolio: Maria Dunphy
Child Portraiture Single: Nicole La Saout
Child Portraiture Portfolio: Tanya Crosbie
Classic Portraiture Single: Joe McHugh
Classic Portraiture Portfolio: Tanya Crosbie
Press & PR Single Image: Chris Bellew
Press & PR Portfolio: Chris Bellew
Pictorial and Travel Single Image: Enda Cavanagh
Pictorial and Travel Portfolio: Michael McLaughlin
Wedding Classical Portfolio: Paul Callaghan
Wedding Reportage Single Image: John Ryan
Wedding Reportage Portfolio: Robert Mullan
International Wedding Contemporary Portfolio: Jose Luis Guardia Peinado
International Wedding Contemporary Single: Jose Luis Guardia Peinado
Wedding Contemporary Single: Paul Callaghan
Wedding Contemporary Portfolio: Corin Bishop
Wildlife Single Image: Philip Pound
Wildlife Portfolio: Philip Pound
IPPA International Photographer of the Year 2012: Henk van Kooten
IPPA Photographer of the Year 2012: Peter O’Donnell

Interviews on the night

Vincent O’Byrne, Chairman of Judging, IPPA National Photographic Awards 2012


 Vinnie O’Byrne – Chairman of this year”s IPPA judging and awards (mp3)

Gareth Byrne, IPPA President


 Gareth Byrne, IPPA President on tonight”s awards (mp3)

John Ryan and Peter O’Donnell (IPPA Photographer of the Year 2012)

 Winners John Ryan and Peter O’Donnell talk about their awards (mp3)

Henk van Kooten (IPPA International Photographer of the Year) and Chris Bellew

  Henk van Kooten and Chris Bellew talk of their IPPA Awards wins (mp3)

Maria Dunphy

 Maria Dunphy talks of her Pet wins (mp3)

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Happy Faces Day Video

IPPA member Paul Dorrell has produced this promotional video to help get the message out about Happy Faces Day.

Happy Faces Day 2012 Promo from Paul Dorrell on Vimeo.