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

“Metering Modes” Talk – 27th April 2017

Talk by Robert Revill on metering modes and how to use them to get the correct exposure for your shot given to Birr Photography Group on Thursday 27th April 2017 in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. (Notes from the talk available in the “Members Only” Section)

“Depth” Photo Theme Night 20th April 2017

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Depth”. Use the aperture control on your camera to show depth of field in your images, whether it be wide for a shallow depth of field to highlight your subject or narrow to have everything in sharp focus. There was a great variety of images from flowers, birds, boats … Continue reading

“Motion Capture” Photo Theme Night 9th March 2017

  Use the shutter speed on your camera to capture motion in your images, whether it be fast to freeze motion or slow to blur motion There was a great variety of images shown including water, animals, vehicles and sport. Slow shutter speeds to show motion by blur and fast shutter speeds to freeze the … Continue reading

“Best of 2016” – 9th February 2017

Our 3rd Annual Club Photography Competition, “The Best of 2016”, on 9th February in the Birr Social Club. The only criteria for images is that it had to be have been taken within the year 2016. The idea is for everyone to show one image from the last year that they consider to be one of … Continue reading

Midlands Photography Group Clubs Challenge Competition 20th November 2016

The 2nd Midlands Photography Group Clubs Challenge was held at the Tullamore Court Hotel, County Offaly, Ireland on Sunday 20th November 2016. The 7 clubs: South Kildare Photography Club; Mountrath and District Camera Club; Slieve Bloom Photography Club; Birr Photography Group; Athy Photographic Society; Happy Snappers; and Mountmellick Camera Club. Each club entered 2 panels, 1 colour … 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

“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).        

“Nature/Wildlife”Photo Theme Night 7th July 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Nature/Wildlife” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 7th July 2016. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).