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Club Outing – Grand Canal

Club Outing – Grand Canal

On Saturday 3rd October seven OffShoot members turned up at Leeson St. Bridge to explore the photographic opportunities of the Grand Canal. It became obvious quite quickly that there was plenty to photograph - the only issue being the large dynamic range between the...

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Club Outing – Dun Laoghaire Sunset

Club Outing – Dun Laoghaire Sunset

Friday 25th September evening turned out to be bright and sunny but unfortunately there was very little cloud at all in the sky. As a result the sunset was very flat with fairly pale colours after sunset. For Sylvia, the evening became a bit of a disaster from the...

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Club Outing – War Memorial Gardens

Club Outing – War Memorial Gardens

Well, it was definitely thanks to Google Maps that we found our way to the War Memorial Gardens yesterday for our outing, so if anyone is going themselves we'd advise having the directions sent to your phone and it is easy! Traffic is busy enough so it is a real help...

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Club Outing – Glasnevin National Botanic Gardens

Club Outing – Glasnevin National Botanic Gardens

On Saturday 5th September 10 members arrived for our outing, we were greeted with a great array of colour, plant species and cultivars. The gardens were an oasis of calm and beauty. There were lots of cheeky squirrels playing around and a variety of birdlife. Sadly,...

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Club Outing – Fawns & Farmleigh

Club Outing – Fawns & Farmleigh

It was a lovely morning when we arrived at the Phoenix Park last Saturday 16th August. The sun shone and a large herd of deer were soon spotted out in the middle of grassland. Seventeen OffShoot members, as well as other members of the public, edged gradually closer...

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Club Outing – Portrane Cliff Walk

Club Outing – Portrane Cliff Walk

On Tuesday 4th August the forecast was gale force winds and the morning didn’t look promising but we had only one cancellation. Seventeen members duly turned up at the car park in Portrane! Three members headed down the beach where there was some shelter while the...

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Club Outing – Altamont Gardens

Club Outing – Altamont Gardens

We had 12 members on our outing to the gardens on Sunday 26th July. The weather was kind to us and we had a great ramble through the formal and informal gardens. We also went on a trek down to the riverside walk by the Slaney. The walled garden had an array of...

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Club Outing – Emo Court and Rock of Dunamase

Club Outing – Emo Court and Rock of Dunamase

Bright and early last Saturday morning (18th July) fourteen members met in the car park of Emo Court. Most members headed off into the woods in search of red squirrels while a small few others headed down to the lake. We're only aware of one member, Olive Gaughan, who...

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Club Competition – Within 5km of my Kitchen Table

Club Competition – Within 5km of my Kitchen Table

On the 13th July the third formal competition for 2020, 'Within 5km of my Kitchen Table', was judged by Podge Kelly. Congratulations to all who took part and thanks to Podge for an informative evening. Many thanks for all the entries in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level...

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Club Outing – Walled Gardens, Russborough

Club Outing – Walled Gardens, Russborough

On Saturday 11th July we had a great turnout of 15 members for our first outing since the Covid-19 outbreak. It was wonderful to see everyone again and we happily set out to try our macro photography in the walled garden. We had an array of beautiful flowers, fruits...

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Club Competition – ‘My Photography These Days’

Club Competition – ‘My Photography These Days’

The onset of the lockdown caused by Covid-19 meant that we had to rethink our acivities and the first item done differently was our competitions. On 27th April 2020 the second formal competition for 2020, 'My Photography These Days', was judged by Dermot Byrne....

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Outings – Russborough House

Outings – Russborough House

Weather has had a major impact on our 2020 club outings so far. While the light was poor at least it was dry day at Russborough on Saturday. There were plenty of joggers, cyclists and families with small children all out enjoying the great outdoors. Cyclamen Coum,...

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