Refraction Photography Workshop 24th March 2016

Workshop on “Refraction Photography” by Terry Smith for Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 24th March 2016. Refraction is the bending of light as it passes from one substance to another. Here, the light rays pass from air to glass and back to air. The bending is caused by the differences … Continue reading

Contour Light Painting Workshop 25th February 2016

Workshop on “Contour Light Painting” by Terry Smith for Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 25th February 2016. Notes for this workshop are in the “Members Only” section of this site – “Contour Light Painting”. Images taken by photographers during the workshop: (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery)    

Spirograph Photography Workshop February 2016

Remember as a kid playing with a Spirograph? It was a plastic geometric drawing kit that produced random circular patterns. You can produce similar “Spirograph” patterns in photography using a fun light painting technique. The idea is simple, you suspend a torch from a ceiling using string and set it swinging in a circular motion. The camera, … Continue reading

Light Painting Workshop 29th October 2015

Workshop on “Light Painting” a still life led by Terry Smith for Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 29th October 2015.     Notes for this workshop are in the “Members Only” section of this site – “Painting with Light 2015”. Images taken by photographers during the workshop: (Click on … Continue reading

“Panorama” versus “Straight” Photography

Workshop held by Birr Photography Group at Camcor Park, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland to practice “Panoramic Photography” and also shoot the same scene using “Conventional Photography” techniques on 24th April 2014. The idea was to compare and contrat wide angle “straight” and stitched together “panoramic” images of the same scene. 1st May Birr Photography Groups meeting in Craughwell’s Pub, … Continue reading

“Panoramic Photography” Workshop 10th April 2014

Workshop held by Birr Photography Group at Oxmantown Mall, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland to practice “Panoramic Photography” on 10th April 2014.        

“Panoramic Photography” Demonstration 27th March 2014

  Talk/demonstration on how to stitch together several images to create “Panoramic Photographs” presented by Robert Revill to Birr Photography Group on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland.

“Steel Wool Photography” Shoot 29th August 2013

Birr Photography Group photo shoot at Portumna Marina, County Galway, Ireland to try “Steel Wool Sparks Photography”. It was a brilliant night out with some amazing images taken.

“Art Documentation” Photography Workshop 27th June 2013

Thursday 27th June 2013 Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. Demonstration and Workshop on “How to Photograph Art” by Bill Mcloughlin based on the knowledge he gained at the photography course at Birr Theatre by Tim Durham.

Fibre Optic Workshop 23rd May 2013

Fibre Optic Workshop on Thursday 23rd May 2013 in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, Ireland from 8pm. Terry hosted a “Macro” Workshop to photograph a fibre optic lamp. The results were some amazing abstract images that resembled fireworks or cosmic starscapes. (Click on a thumbnail for gallery).