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Club Outing – Altamont Gardens & Duckett’s Grove

Club Outing – Altamont Gardens & Duckett’s Grove

On Saturday 12th June 7 club members arrived at Altamount Gardens, the weather was somewhat overcast but happily lifted throughout the day. The gardens were beautiful with an array of wonderful flowers and trees. We enjoyed a picturesque walk around the lake which was...

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Club Outing – Russborough House & Gardens

Club Outing – Russborough House & Gardens

Saturday 29th May was bathed in sunshine as 8 members gathered in the car park at Russborough House. We meandered to the walled garden where the volunteers were busy planting and weeding. Alas, because of the pandemic the garden was not quite the riot of cover we...

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Club Competition – Up Close and Personal

Club Competition – Up Close and Personal

On the 31st May the third formal competition for 2021, 'Up Close and Personal', was judged by Andrea Hunt. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Andrea for the feedback provided to our members on their images....

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Club Outing – Emo Court and the Rock of Dunamase

Club Outing – Emo Court and the Rock of Dunamase

On Saturday 15th May the rain was pouring down in Dublin as 6 members set out for Emo Court but luckily it had all abated by the time we arrived, even the sun decided to greet us later on our walk. It was so peaceful and the birdsong was so clearly audible amid the...

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Club Outing – National Stud & Japanese Gardens

Club Outing – National Stud & Japanese Gardens

A group of 10 OffShoot members met at the Irish National Stud. It was smiles all around as the lifting of restriction allowed us a greater measure of freedom. The weather was fabulous and the Japanese Gardens were vibrant with colour. The horses and foals were basking...

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Club Competition – The Natural World

Club Competition – The Natural World

On the 29th March the second formal competition for 2021, 'The Natural World', was judged by Harry Wheeler-Brand. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Harry for the feedback provided to our members on their images....

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Club Competition – 2020 Vision

Club Competition – 2020 Vision

On the 25th January the first formal competition for 2021, '2020 Vision', was judged 'live via Zoom' superbly by some members of the Enskede Fotoklubb, Stockholm, Sweden. Congratulations to all who took part and thanks to Enskede Fotoklubb for an informative and...

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Club Outing – Dalkey Hill / Killiney Head

Club Outing – Dalkey Hill / Killiney Head

On the morning of Saturday 12th December, we arrived at the car park at Killiney Hill in glorious sunshine which remained throughout our outing - such a welcome change after the bad weather of late. We set off up the hill towards the Obelisk stopping to view the...

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Club Outing – Kingfisher on the Dodder

Club Outing – Kingfisher on the Dodder

On Tuesday 8th December 15 well-insulated members braved chill winds on Tuesday morning to explore what the Dodder river at Rathfarnham might present in terms of wildlife. While, unfortunately, no Otter appeared there were lots of birds in evidence, including Moorhen,...

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Club Outing – Sunset & South Quays

Club Outing – Sunset & South Quays

On 6th December 7 OffShoot members arrived for our first outing since the recent lockdown. It was great to see fellow photographers once again. The city was covered in a dense fog, very eerie and atmospheric but nary a sunset was to be seen. We did our best to capture...

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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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