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Club Outing – Dodder Wildlife

Club Outing – Dodder Wildlife

On a very pleasant, sunny Tuesday morning a group of 11 members met at the ‘usual spot’ on the Lower Dodder Road. The outing had originally been scheduled to take place the previous week, but due to weather conditions at the time, it had been moved to 2nd April. At...

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Club Outing – Grand Canal Docks

Club Outing – Grand Canal Docks

On a windy Saturday morning (23rd March 2024), 8 members (including one new person) met outside the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Just before we got started the rain arrived and we considered adjourning to a nearby coffee shop to practice our food photography. However,...

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Club Outing – Tag Rugby Blitz

Club Outing – Tag Rugby Blitz

This ever-popular Super Saturday blitz was back for its 5th year and took place on Saturday 16th March 2024 in Pembroke Cricket Club in Sandymount. This annual blitz is held on the last day of the Men's Six Nations Championship and featured 6 teams representing...

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Club Competition – Open Pojected

Club Competition – Open Pojected

On the 26th February the first formal competition for 2024, 'Open Projected', was judged by Mark Taylor. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Mark for the detailed and encouraging feedback provided to our members on their...

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Club Outing – Iveagh Gardens

Club Outing – Iveagh Gardens

Tucked away behind the National Concert Hall is one of Dublin’s best-kept secrets; The Iveagh Gardens. In 1862, Benjamin Guinness leased these gardens to the Dublin Exhibition Palace to stage a Winter Garden Exhibition. The gardens were designed to showcase both...

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Club Outing – Chinese New Year

Club Outing – Chinese New Year

To celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Dragon (11th February), 11 intrepid Offshoot photographers set off to the Meeting House Square in the Temple bar area. Kick-off time was noon, but a few photographers in our group got in early masquerading as “press” (Irish...

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Club Outing – Glencullen Adventure Park Mountain Biking

Club Outing – Glencullen Adventure Park Mountain Biking

On Sunday 4th February we had a drizzly start, low cloud and pretty windy – but 12 members were not put off and met up at the Gap Adventure Centre bright and early, excited for a new challenge of sports action photography in the woods. Its located about 5 minutes from...

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Club Outing – Moonrise at Dun Laoghaire

Club Outing – Moonrise at Dun Laoghaire

On a chilly Friday evening (26th January 2024), 23 members met on Marina Pier in Dun Laoghaire to photograph the moon as it rose. The outing should have taken place the previous evening but, as the forecast was for heavy cloud it was decided to wait for clearer skies...

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Club Outing – St Patrick’s Cathedral

Club Outing – St Patrick’s Cathedral

Our second outing on 16th January took place on a crispy Tuesday morning when 19 members, including some new ones, gathered for our photo trip to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland. The present building is steeped in history and...

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Club Outing – Bull Wall

Club Outing – Bull Wall

Saturday 13th January was the first outing for 2024 and under the guidance of Eithne with the new outing committee. We met at the Happy Out Cafe just off the Bull Wall strand. There was a good turnout of 20 members despite the cold conditions. There are two main areas...

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Club Outing – Christmas Lights

Club Outing – Christmas Lights

On Saturday 9th December, 8 members met in River Bar at the corner of D’Olier Street and Burgh Quay. The original plan had been to meet outside but as a number of people were delayed by a Pro-Palestinian march, and the wind was strong and bitter it was felt that...

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Club Outing – Copper Coast Weekend

Club Outing – Copper Coast Weekend

On the balmy weekend starting 10th November 19 members met in the Park hotel in Dungarvan to photograph the beautiful Copper Coast. On the Friday evening the early arrivals met in Ballydwan cove to photograph the waves, stack and beach. We were greeted with a...

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