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)    

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.

“How to Set Up Your Own Photography Website” Demonstration 7th November 2013

Demonstration by Robert Revill given to Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, Offaly, Ireland on Thursday 7th November on “How to Set Up Your Own Photography Website” using WordPress.

Online Photography Resources 24th October 2013

Talk led by Joe Kearns given to Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on Thursday 24th October 2013. Joe showed the content of various useful sites and spoke of sites where you can upload images for sharing.

“Steel Wool Sparks” Photography in Portumna 19th September 2013

Photography outing by Birr Photography Group to Portunma Marina, County Galway on 19th September 2013 to photograph “Steel Wool Sparks”. Thanks to Donie for swinging the “hot steel”. (Click on thumbnail for Gallery).

Birr Union Workhouse Conference 7th September 2013

A Conference on the historically significant Birr Workhouse was organised by Birr Historical Society in Birr Theatre and Arts Centre on 6th and 7th September 2013. Birr Workhouse designed by George Wilkinson was opened in 1842 just 3 years before the Irish famine. Its function as an Institution was to deal with poverty by providing … Continue reading

“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.