SWM May 2017 – Light Trails

SWM May 2017 – Light Trails

Our group wanted to try photographing light trails. We learnt the best time to get good shots is the blue hour just after sunset. We found a good location on the bridge above the Dundrum exit of the M50 (Blackglen Road link: https://goo.gl/maps/yvcDo1bBW442). After a...
SWM May 2017 – Grand Canal

SWM May 2017 – Grand Canal

The “Grand Canal Plaza” Shoot With Me group – John, Gerry, Brian, Liz, Sylvia and Sasha – spent the evening of 11th April at various locations between the Grand Canal Plaza and the Samuel Beckett Bridge, which included a quick sojourn to the Ferryman pub by a couple...
SWM May 2017 – Processing with Free Software

SWM May 2017 – Processing with Free Software

In the group we tried some processing techniques to bring out the best in our photos: David in a technical way and Phil in a creative way. The point of using open source software (which is free) is that the experience could improve our understanding of how to use...
SWM May 2017 – Moon Shots

SWM May 2017 – Moon Shots

Shooting the moon is quite a challenge. Apart from being very weather dependent, there is also the challenge that a full moon happens only every 28 days. Even a crescent moon is only available a couple of times a month. Some of us did brave a cold 5am start in...
SWM May 2017 – Bokeh Effect

SWM May 2017 – Bokeh Effect

The BOKEH team ingeniously used the bokeh blurring effect on distant out-of-focus point light sources, to integrate them into the main image, thus creating an interesting combination of the “real” and the “fanciful”. Team members were:- Tony...

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