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Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Huntington Castle

Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Huntington Castle

On Sunday 3rd April 5 members arrived at Duckett's Grove. We were lucky to have such a lovely sunny day, which really enhanced the adjoining field of Rapeseed. Duckett's Grove is a ruined 19th-century great Georgian country house that was redesigned in a castellated...

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Club Outing – Trinity Rugby v Cork Constitution Rugby

Club Outing – Trinity Rugby v Cork Constitution Rugby

On Saturday 5th March, a group of our members met up in Trinity on a gloriously sunny afternoon to catch some action shots at a match between Trinity and Cork Constitution Rugby teams. Trinity won 35-30. It was nice for people to meet face to face again and enjoy the...

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Club Outing – Cabinteely Park

Club Outing – Cabinteely Park

Cabinteely Park adjoins our usual haunting ground, well known to some but a revelation for others. A multitude of photographic opportunities abound and members wandered around taking images of whatever took their fancy. The wind was a bit strong and a mantle of clouds...

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Club Competition – Mono

Club Competition – Mono

On the 14th February the first formal competition for 2022, 'Mono', was judged by Gerry Andrews. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Gerry for the feedback provided to our members on their images. Congratulations to all...

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Club Outing – Dublin Doors

Club Outing – Dublin Doors

On Tuesday 8th February the weather was gloomy and damp and light rain was never far away, but 12 members joined in a very sociable walk around Georgian Dublin and adjourned to a coffee house afterwards. The photographic opportunities were abundant even in the dark,...

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Club Outing – Winter Birds

Club Outing – Winter Birds

On Sunday 23rd Janaury it was bright and the sun broke through the clouds warming the earth beneath. The 15 members who crossed the wooden bridge on to the Bull Island probably outnumbered the birds (!). Our feathered friends had obviously been forewarned and, for the...

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Club Outing – Portrait Masterclass 2

Club Outing – Portrait Masterclass 2

On Saturday 22nd January 10 members arrived at the N.G.C.C. Studio. We had a very informative talk from Richard, an introduction to studio lighting, the equipment, camera settings, working with models, and much more. Then we all set about putting our newfound...

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Club Outing – St Patrick Cathederal

Club Outing – St Patrick Cathederal

The first Offshoot outing of 2022 on 11th January was to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin – a magnificent historic building and a welcome respite from the cold outside! It is impossible not to be impressed by the sheer scale of the Gothic interior of St Patrick’s...

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Club Outing – Street Photography in Dublin City

Club Outing – Street Photography in Dublin City

On Tuesday 14th December 9 members arrived at Stephen's Green in glorious sunshine. We meandered down a rather quiet Grafton Street, Covid had taken its toll on the usual Christmas bustle. Still, we all kept a keen eye out to catch some candid moments in time. We...

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Club Outing – Dodder River Nature Photography

Club Outing – Dodder River Nature Photography

On Saturday 4th December a group of 9 photographers met on a bright but cold day at the Dodder. This section of the Dodder stretches from Bushey Park to the footbridge at the end of Dodder Road. The main action occurs about the weir with an abundance of wildlife. Most...

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Club Outing – Portrait Masterclass

Club Outing – Portrait Masterclass

On a cold and blustery Sunday afternoon 8 members, properly masked, tucked themselves into the warm studios of New Generation Camera Club where Richard Byrne (an OffShoot member) and Paul Frazer gave an entertaining and instructive course on the basics of portrait...

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Club Competition – Autumn Colours

Club Competition – Autumn Colours

On the 29th November the sixth formal competition for 2021, 'Autumn Colours', was judged by Eamon and Christine O'Daly from Outdoor Studio. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Joe for the feedback provided to our members...

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