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Club Outing – Summer Break

Club Outing – Summer Break

Over the Summer break instead of meetings on a Monday we had outings. Below are a selection of our member's images taken on these outings. Some images (click on an image to open in full-screen mode) from the outing can be seen below:   [justified_image_grid...

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Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Altamont Gardens

Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Altamont Gardens

On Saturday 1st July, 9 members arrived at Ducketts Grove, the weather was great although there was quite a stiff breeze, making macro photography quite difficult. Ducketts Grove ia a ruined 19th-Century, great georgian country house that was redesigned in a...

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Club Outing – Ireland’s Eye

Club Outing – Ireland’s Eye

On Saturday 24th June, 17 members of our club ( plus a junior future member ) gathered on the west pier of Howth harbour. Weather conditions could not have been more favourable for our short crossing to Ireland’s Eye. During our 20 mins boat trip to the landing point...

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Club Outing – Petit Volant

Club Outing – Petit Volant

On Saturday the 10th June a group of us headed to the Benildus College sports grounds for an outdoor event by Petit Volant. This is our second time to photograph their acrobatics team, previously we attended their studio in Sandyford. Unfortunately, someone (who shall...

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Club Competition – Movement

Club Competition – Movement

On the 12th June the third formal competition for 2023, 'Movement', was judged by Joe Doyle of Malahide Camera Club. Thanks to all who took part in the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 categories and to Joe for the detailed and encouraging feedback provided to our members...

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Club Outing – Moonrise over the 40ft

Club Outing – Moonrise over the 40ft

On Saturday evening, 3rd June, 10 members of our club gathered on the East Pier, Dun Laoghaire, to capture the rising full moon ( named ‘Strawberry Moon’ or first Summer moon). Conditions were favourable with no clouds visible in the sky, but the all important horizon...

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Club Outing – Inistioge and Woodstock Gardens

Club Outing – Inistioge and Woodstock Gardens

On Saturday 27th May, a small but merry gang of 4 arrived at Inistioge, a beautiful and historic village on the river Nore in South Kilkenny. We rambled around the town down to the bridge, this ten-arch rubble stone Classical-style road bridge was built in 1763. We...

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Club Outing – Birds on the Saltees Islands

Club Outing – Birds on the Saltees Islands

On Saturday 20th May 13 lucky members descended on the Saltees for an Outing which was planned in March. The morning was very pleasant and cloudy, but there was no cold in the air. The wind which was quite noticeable onshore was not present when the boat reached the...

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Club Outing – Liffey Decent

Club Outing – Liffey Decent

On the 6th May a group of our members headed down to the Liffey in Lucan to take pictures of the annual Liffey Decent. By all accounts there were many spills and thrills.Some images (click on an image to open in full-screen mode) from the outing can be seen below:...

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Club Outing – Malahide Castle and Gardens

Club Outing – Malahide Castle and Gardens

On Tuesday 16th May 6 members arrived at Malahide Castle, the weather was beautiful. Our first port of call was the Butterfly House. There was an abundance of butterflies, with such an array of vibrant colours, matched by the beautiful flowers and vegetation. Some of...

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Club Meeting – Marley Park

Club Meeting – Marley Park

On Monday 15th May we decided to take our meeting out to the great outdoors and have a practical evening taking photos at Marley Park. Looking at the great images below the evening was a great success.Some images (click on an image to open in full-screen mode) from...

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Club Outing – Killinthomas Bluebells

Club Outing – Killinthomas Bluebells

On Tuesday the 2nd of May, after two postponements awaiting Bluebells, this outing finally took place with 7 members turning up on a morning with bright sunshine. This was to prove challenging as the sun created high contrasts in the Woods. The forecast was for more...

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