Photography Outing to Birr Golf Club – 15th June 2017

Despite the weather and light being against us, we visited Birr Golf Club to try and photograph the Sand Martins nesting in a sand bank in the middle of the golf club. Unfortunately, the light was too dim to get any quality images. We had to use very high ISO settings to try and capture these … Continue reading

Photography Outing to Holy Island – 28th May 2017

Photography trip to Holy Island (Inis Cealtra), an island off the western shore of Lough Derg, on Sunday 28th May. The Island is now uninhabited and was once a monastic settlement. There are the ruins of several small churches and a round tower. Just a short boat ride from Mountshannon, County Clare, to the Island. An … Continue reading

“Contrast” Photo Theme Night 18th May 2017

Photo Theme Night on Thursday 18th May on the topic “Contrast”. Use the metering modes and techniques on your camera to correctly expose a high contrast image, whether it be a dark subject against a bright background or a bright subject against a dark background. We had a wide variety of images from animals to sculptures. … Continue reading

Photography Outing to Charlesville Castle Estate – 7th May 2017

Visit to Charlesville Castle Estate, County Offaly on Sunday 7th May to photograph bluebells and wild garlic in the woodland around “The Grotto”. It was a sunny warm afternoon with some great photo opportunities of wide carpets of colour and close up macro shots in the woods . (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).       … Continue reading

Still Life Light Painting Photography Workshop – 2nd February 2017

  Light painting photography workshop in Dooley’s Hotel, Thursday 2nd February. Lighting still life subjects using only torch light or flash. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).   The idea was to practice total control over lighting your subjects and experiment with various lighting set ups to observe the effects. It was a lot of fun … Continue reading

“Round Things” Photo Theme Night 17th November 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Round Things” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 17th November 2016. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

Night Shoot – John’s Mall, Birr 27th October 2016

Photo outing in John’s Mall, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland to shoot night photography on 27th October 2017.   There was a good turnout at Johns Place to practice some low light photography by shooting Johns Mall.   Several photographers then went on to photograph St Brendan’s Church by the Camcor River. It was a fine evening and … Continue reading

“Light and Dark” Photo Theme Night 20th October 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Light and Dark” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 20th October 2016. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

“Composition”Photo Theme Night 22nd September 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Composition” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 222nd September 2016. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).  

“People”Photo Theme Night 18th August 2016

  Photo Theme Night on the topic “People” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 18th August 2016. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).