Previous Events – Club Events, Outings & Guest Speakers

Club Outing – Phoenix Park Deer Rut

Club Outing – Phoenix Park Deer Rut

On Saturday 21st October, on a dark and damp morning, 9 members of our club (including 1 new member) assembled in the heart of the Phoenix Park to witness and photograph the annual deer rut. We gathered before dawn, and it was clear from the eerie bellowing and...

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Club Outing – Mount Usher

Club Outing – Mount Usher

On Tuesday 17th October 7 Club members met at 10.30 to photograph Mount Usher Gardens. It was a dull overcast day, but thankfully not cold. As the light was not conducive to exciting photography we decided to limit the visit to 2 hours. The Summer flowers were on the...

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Club Outing – Lough Boora

Club Outing – Lough Boora

On Saturday 14th October 11 members, including 2 very welcome new members, made the trip to the Lough Boora Discovery Park in Co. Offaly. It was a beautiful Autumn morning and the 2hr drive ( with the occasional wrong turn ) was well worth the effort. We gathered in...

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Club Outing – Glendalough

Club Outing – Glendalough

On a beautiful October Saturday, with temperatures touching 23 degrees eight Offshoot members met at the entrance to the Graveyard in Glendalough. A few early arrivals sat at the nearby booths and had coffees. At 10.30 we decided to begin and split up in order to...

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Club Outing – Ballinasloe Horse Fair

Club Outing – Ballinasloe Horse Fair

Despite all of the previous September rainy days Saturday the 1st of October dawned with beautiful sunshine. This was the first day of an 8-day Festival in Ballinasloe with the Feature event being the Horse Fair. The Horse Fair took place on the 1st and 2nd of the...

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Club Outing – Emo Court

Club Outing – Emo Court

On Saturday 9th September four members arrived at Emo Court. The weather was warm and sunny. Emo House is a neo-classical mansion, set amid the ancient Slieve Bloom Mountains. We meandered around the beautiful lake and walled garden. We experimented with ICM shots....

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Club Outing – Glencree

Club Outing – Glencree

On a beautiful September Saturday (02/09) at 10.30am 14 Offshoot members met in the Glencree Reconciliation Centre near Enniskerry. A few early arrivals partook of coffee and cakes in the Armoury Café. A few (more eager) early arrivals visited the nearby German...

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Club Outing – Summer Break

Club Outing – Summer Break

Over the Summer break instead of meetings on a Monday we had outings. Below are a selection of our member's images taken on these outings. Some images (click on an image to open in full-screen mode) from the outing can be seen below:   [justified_image_grid...

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Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Altamont Gardens

Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Altamont Gardens

On Saturday 1st July, 9 members arrived at Ducketts Grove, the weather was great although there was quite a stiff breeze, making macro photography quite difficult. Ducketts Grove ia a ruined 19th-Century, great georgian country house that was redesigned in a...

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