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Club Outing – Glendalough Winter Morning

Club Outing – Glendalough Winter Morning

On the morning of Saturday 21st January 13 members arrived at Glendalough, the weather was dull but our spirits were high. It was lovely to see new members and it was great that the more experienced photographers could give help, insights, and tips to help them along...

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Club Outing – Dusk at Dun Laoghaire

Club Outing – Dusk at Dun Laoghaire

On Tuesday 10th January 10 members arrived at the Dun Laoghaire Baths, alas the rain set in and any hopes of a let-up soon became dashed. We gathered together under a shelter and took what photos we could from that vantage point. Such is our Irish weather but at least...

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Club Outing – Sandymount Strand Winter Birds

Club Outing – Sandymount Strand Winter Birds

The outing on Saturday 7th January was timed for 10.30 am, as High Tide was scheduled for 12.00. Unfortunately by 9.30 am, the tide was almost completely up to the footpath, and very little beach was visible. This was an oversight on our part, as we thought we would...

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Club Outing – Christmas Lights

Club Outing – Christmas Lights

Meeting up outside TCD late afternoon on Saturday 10th December we went in search of the Christmas Lights. Alas, Trinity was conserving energy and their Christmas tree was in darkness. We headed to Grafton Street and managed to get some street shots. We also travelled...

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Club Outing – Bailey Light House

Club Outing – Bailey Light House

On Sunday 4th December 4 members braved the rain, hailstones, and cold winds to catch a brief moment of the sunrise over the Bailey Lighthouse, sadly the cloud cover was heavy and the sun did try desperately to give us some light but lost the battle. It did offer some...

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Club Outing – Nature on the Dodder

Club Outing – Nature on the Dodder

On Sunday 27th November 16 Offshoot members turned out on a bright, crisp Sunday morning in late November, suitably wrapped up and hopeful to catch a glimpse of some of the majestic wildlife that inhabits the Dodder river in Rathfarnham. Thankfully, the kingfisher...

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Club Outing – Dublin Roller Derby

Club Outing – Dublin Roller Derby

On Saturday, 26th November, 5 Photographers arrived at Gormanstown Leisure Centre (with some taking the scenic route, thanks to Google – but their dedication prevailed and they got there!!!) There were two matches Saturday. In the first match, the ‘TEA bate’ game...

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Club Competition – Reflections

Club Competition – Reflections

On the 21st November the fourth formal competition for 2022, 'Reflections', was judged by Christine & Eamon O’Daly from Outdoor Studio Photography. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Christine & Eamon for the...

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Club Outing – Killiney Hill Sunrise

Club Outing – Killiney Hill Sunrise

Despite the strong winds and very low temperatures it was a delight to welcome 9 members to this outing on Sunday 20th November. Two members were recent additions to the club and were welcomed by the “old-timers”. It’s very gratifying when new members make their way...

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Club Outing – Dublin Street Photography

Club Outing – Dublin Street Photography

On Tuesday 14th November nine Offshoot members met in the Radisson Hotel on Golden Lane for coffee. After refreshments and chat we headed out to begin a slightly different path than other years. Our route took us to St. Patrick’s Park, Dillon Lane, The Liberties,...

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Club Outing – Avondale House and Gardens

Club Outing – Avondale House and Gardens

On Saturday 5th November 3 members, 2 of which have recently joined the Club, met at Avondale Gardens in Rathdrum to visit the Skywalk and to photograph the surroundings from this 10 metre high wooden walkway. The weather was unkind in the beginning, which we would...

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Club Outing – Deer Rut, Phoenix Park

Club Outing – Deer Rut, Phoenix Park

Despite having had to postpone the original outing due to the Dublin Marathon a large group of Offshoot members, including quite a number of new members braved the early morning start and met up on Furze Road. Unfortunately due to the ever-changing barriers system in...

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