Light Painting at Portumna Abbey 5th November 2015

  Light Painting Photographic Outing to Portumna Abbey, County Galway by Birr Photography Group on 5th November 2015. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

Inaugural Midlands Photography Group Clubs Competition 1st November 2015

The inaugural Midlands Photography Group Clubs Competition was held at the Tullamore Court Hotel, County Offaly, Ireland on 1st November 2015. The 5 clubs: South Kildare Photography Club; Mountrath and District Camera Club; Slieve Bloom Photography Club; Birr Photography Group; and Athy Photographic Society. Each club entered 2 panels, 1 colour and 1 black and white, … Continue reading

“Lough Boora” Photography Exhibition – Birr Library October 2015

The “Lough Boora” exhibition by Birr Photography Group at Birr Library, County Offaly, Ireland for the month of October 2015. The exhibition features photographic art by 7 members of Birr Photography Group. Lough Boora Discovery Park presents an ever changing canvas where sculptures emerge from the landscape against a backdrop of wildflowers, grasslands, lakes and wetlands in … Continue reading

“Forced Perspective” Photography Exhibition – Birr Vintage Week August 2015

“Forced Perspective” – a photographic exhibition inspired by the age old cinematic technique, whereby optical illusion is employed to manipulate visual perception. The exhibition was on display in Xtravision’s shop window during the 47th Annual Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival from Friday 31st July to Friday 7th August 2015. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

“Best of 2014” Photo Theme Night 29th January 2015

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Best of 2014” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 29th January 2015. The ideas was for everyone to show one image from the last year that they considered to be one of their best. After all the images were viewed, everyone voted for … Continue reading

“Open Submission Exhibition”, Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival, August 2014

46th Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival, Friday 1st August to Friday 8th August, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. Open Submission Exhibition curated by Cabrini Lynch in The Maltings. 6 members of Birr Photography Group had their images selected for this years Annual Exhibition. Well done everyone who took part.

“Running Wilde with Oscar” Photography Exhibition, Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival, August 2014

“Running Wilde with Oscar” a photographic exhibition by Birr Photography Group was showing at Craughwell’s Bar, Castle Street, Birr during August as part of the 46th Annual Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival 2014. The photographers brief was to create a photographic portrayal of literary quotes from acclaimed Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde. 7 photographers had … Continue reading

Killaun Bog Photography Outing 3rd July 2014

Birr Photography Group had a photographic outing to Killaun Bog, County Offaly, Ireland on Thursday 3rd July. The bog is off the road between Birr and Kinnitty and has easy access by a board walk into the site. There is a great variety of flora and fauna they makes for some great macro photography opportunities. (Click on … Continue reading

Abbeyleix Bog Photography Outing 22nd June 2014

Photography outing to Abbeyleix Bog, County Laois, Ireland organised by Birr Photography Group for all members of the Midlands Photography Group on Sunday 22nd June 2014. Thanks to members of the Abbeyleix Bog Project for the guided walk to see and photograph the flora and fauna of this diverse habitat including degraded (but recovering) raised bog, … Continue reading

Birr Workhouse Visit by Breffni Photography Club 18th June 2014

Breffni Photography Club from Virginia, County Cavan visited Birr Workhouse on 18th June 2014. Photographers Andy Wilson, Suella Holland, Milca Gabb and Heather Robertson Bryson from Breffni and Robert Revill from Birr Photography Group attended the event. Thanks to local historian Margaret Hogan for arranging access to the site.