SWM December 2016 – Portraiture from Horror Movies

SWM December 2016 – Portraiture from Horror Movies

Every couple of years at SWM time Seamus McKenna returns to this theme of the baddies from those 80’s horror movies. On this occasion Seamus wanted to combine the baddies in suitable pose with backlit, coloured fog for effect. Stephanie, Terry, Tony and Ken were...
SWM December 2016 – Use of HDR

SWM December 2016 – Use of HDR

Our group explored the use of HDR as a means to improve the range otherwise generated in a single shot. Initially we made some progress using the setting within the camera but later got better results using multiple exposures and blending the results on the computer....
SWM December 2016 – Oil on Water

SWM December 2016 – Oil on Water

We were a group of 5 who met in 2 groups around a bowl of water! Our set up was a glass table top suspended across 2 chairs about 2 feet above a variety of coloured cards and patterned papers. Washing up liquid (to disperse the oil) was gently mixed into a glass bowl...
SWM December 2016 – From Three Rock Mountain

SWM December 2016 – From Three Rock Mountain

The objective was to catch the sun rising over Dublin Bay and the greater Dublin area from the majestic heights of Three Rock Mountain. Compliments to members of the group who met in the dark and trekked up to the masts at 3 Rock on a cold and windy Saturday morning....
SWM December 2016 – Horse Racing

SWM December 2016 – Horse Racing

We had three visits; firstly to a Point to Point in Tinahely, Co Wicklow and 3 mile steeplechases were on offer, secondly a very wet visit to Denis Cullen’s training yard in Co. Kildare for morning gallops and lastly to a cold Leopardstown Racecourse for flat racing...

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