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Club Outing – Camargue

In Mid-May 12 of us (9 members and 3 guests) travelled to this beautiful part of Provence wedged between the Petit Rhône and Grand Rhône and roamed by black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos. The Camargue is a wetland of salt pans, rice paddies and the most...

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Mike Smith LSINWP

  Congratulations to Mike Smith for attaining his LSINWP Distinction at the May 2017 sitting of the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers. The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers members capture the natural world, which...

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Club Outing – Saltees 2017

On the 10th June ten of the members went out to the Greater Saltee Island of Kilmore Quay in County Wexford to get pictures of the sea birds. Some of the members headed up on the 9th June to take pictures of the Hook Lighthouse. Unfortunately the weather was never on...

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Club Outing – Dublin Falconry

On 28th May we headed down to Dublin Falconry at Courtlough Shooting Grounds in Balbriggan. Unfortunately due to some confusion around the booking our attendance had not been confirmed and they had not prepared for our attendance. Consequently we were unable to really...

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Club Competition – Unforgettable Faces & Open

On 24th April the 2nd formal competition for 2017, 'Unforgettable Faces' & 'Open', was judged by Graham Cashell from Greystones Camera Club. Congratulations to all who took part and thanks to Graham for an informative evening and very constructive feedback. Many...

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Club Outing – Killruddery House & Gardens

This Tuesday saw the mid-week outing head down to Killruddery House & Gardens. It was a wonderful sunny day and we managed to get a great variety of images. Unfortunately we were unable to get any images of the inside of the house. We'll have to organise that for next...

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Club Outing – Mount Usher

On the 6th May a group of 5 OffShoot members headed out to Mount Usher Gardens, located at Ashford in County Wicklow. The gardens were laid out in 1868 and they spread over twenty acres of land along the River Vartry. More than 5000 plant species can be found in these...

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Club Outing – Wales

On 22nd April 5 members crossed the Irish Sea to Gigrin Farm in Wales where Red Kites are fed every day at 3pm. These are wild birds lured into a location and watching them swarm, swoop, feed, (and fend off the crows) is a fantastic experience.The nearby Elan Valley...

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Club Outing – Eventing

Eventing is one of the Olympic equestrian disciplines where the horse and rider have to complete three tests, dressage, cross country and show jumping. 8 members turned at Rosanna, Ashford Co. Wicklow for a really pleasant afternoon. We met at the water jump for the...

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Club Outing – Bluebells in the Devil’s Glen

On 25th April 8 members went down to the Devil’s Glen woods with the carpets of bluebells and wild garlic. Was it our imagination that shouted they were not as nice as previous years or have we all just got older? Some images (click on an image to open in full screen...

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Club Outing – Sunset at Dun Laoghaire

Seven members gathered at the old terminal in Dun Laoghaire in the expectation of photographing the sunset. Instead we were enshrouded in an anticyclonic gloom which was only relieved by the social occasion and a Cappuccino. Some images (click on an image to open in...

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Club Event – Model Night Spring 2017

On 27th March we had 4 sets of lights with 4 different models (Clodagh, Nikki, Piya and Marija). Each light point was manned by a more experienced club member who helped with camera and light settings. Members moved between the models and were able to take about 4-6...

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Club Outing – Dingle with John Hooton

With a benign weather forecast 5 members traveled to the beautiful Dingle Peninsula for a weekend of photography with John Hooton. John is a humble, approachable and a patient teacher. He is a passionate and gifted photographer who openly shares his knowledge and the...

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Club Outing – Whiterock Beach & Killiney Hill

On 1st April 11 members raised themselves from the bed for a sunrise at Whiterock Beach where the sun failed to offer its spectacular face. Nevertheless we all enjoyed the glory of an early morning and the breakfast which followed. The later landscape outing on...

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