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Club Outing – Chinese New Year

The 2018 Chinese New Year began on Friday, 16th February heralding over two weeks of celebrations for the year of the dog. In Dublin, many buildings were bathed in red light and 4 members ventured into the rain to capture the atmosphere and reflections on the wet...

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Club Outing – Altamont Gardens

Dawn brought forth a cold damp day flooded with sunshine. Altemont Gardens is known as the most romantic garden in Ireland, and on such a day it lived up to its reputation. Twelve members ventured out, glad to be in this ‘jewel in Ireland's gardening crown’ on the eve...

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Club Outing – 40ft

On Sunday 4th February a number of OffShoot members got up early to take pictures of the sunrise at the 40ft in Dun Laoghaire. Some looked out the window and saw the rain and grey sky and decided to go back to bed. The more sturdy decided to brave it out and head down...

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Club Outing – Motocross

On Sunday 28th January 6 of the members headed down to Sandy Valley Motocross near Graney to take some pictures. To say the going was muddy would be an understatement. Between the 6 members they probably took over 5000 images with their shutters set to 'continuous'....

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Club Outing – Skerries Mill

It was a bleak January morning and rain fell from the low clouds. Just the sort of day for a photography outing! It got no better and promised worse as 5 members travelled to Skerries. Across the grey sea Rockabill Lighthouse could just be seen through the gloom. What...

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Club Outing – Point to Point Tinahely

The ground had taken some rain and there was an early morning inspection to see if racing could take place. Fortunately, the inspection was positive and under the sun we journeyed to the Wicklow village of Tinahely where we joined locals and visitors at the Shillelagh...

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David Whitaker – FSINWP

Congratulations to David Whitaker for being awarded his Fellowship of Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers at the Societies Convention in London on 11th January 2018 for the panel below.     [justified_image_grid...

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Club Outing – Bull Island

On a cold day in early January the sea and marsh of the Bull Island were bathed in bright sunshine and 12 members ventured on a bird watch, cameras in hand. They were not disappointed but who could be on such a beautiful day. Some images (click on an image to open in...

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Club Outing – Guinness Storehouse

Four of the members attended the Midweek outing to the Guinness Storehouse on 12th December. They all had in mind the terrific images that a recent guest presenter showed to the Club, however, they searched the Storehouse in vain to find the location. Even if they...

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Club Outing – Seapoint Sunrise

On a cold morning on Saturday 9th December a good group of hardy members gathered on the beach at Seapoint to witness a mini sunrise in sympathy with the weather. It disappeared almost as soon as it appeared and the magic light likewise.Good, bad or even indifferent...

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Club Outing – Coliemore Harbour Sunrise

After a week full of beautiful sunrises it was time for the club outing on Sunday 3rd December.Typically it was the day that the sun did not make an appearance!We got some images but really would have preffered more of a show. We'll just have to come back again......

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Club Competition – Reflections and Open Printed

On 20th November the 4th formal competition for 2017, 'Reflections and Open', was judged by Daragh Muldowney. Congratulations to all who took part and thanks to Daragh for an entertaining and informative evening. Many thanks for all the entries in both Level 1 and...

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