“Portraiture”Photo Theme Night 10th March 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Portraiture” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 10th March 2016. The idea was to practice with the use of directional light and reflectors to light a portrait. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery). Advertisements

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)    

“Still Life” Photo Theme Night 11th February 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Still Life” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 11th February 2016. The idea was to practice with the use of diffused light and reflectors to  light a chosen still life subject. (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

“Best of 2015”

“Best of 2015” was the 2nd Annual Club Photography Competition held by Birr Photography Group at Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 21st January 2016. The idea 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 … Continue reading

“Hats” Photo Theme Night 17th December 2015

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Hats” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 17th December 2015. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

“Games” Photo Theme Night 19th November 2015

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Games” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 19th November 2015. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

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

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