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

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

“How to Shoot Bluebells” Talk – 4th May 2017

Talk by Robert Revill on how to shoot woodland bluebells given to Birr Photography Group on Thursday 4th May 2017 in Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland. Topics covered included weather, time of day, composition, lens choice, exposure, white balance and post processing. (Notes from the talk available in the “Members Only” Section)  

“Lough Boora” Photography Exhibition – Birr Library October 2015

The “Lough Boora” exhibition by Birr Photography Group at Birr Library, County Offaly, Ireland for the month of October 2015. The exhibition features photographic art by 7 members of Birr Photography Group. Lough Boora Discovery Park presents an ever changing canvas where sculptures emerge from the landscape against a backdrop of wildflowers, grasslands, lakes and wetlands in … Continue reading

“Eggs” Photo Theme Night 20th August 2015

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Eggs” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 20th August 2015. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).

Killaun Bog Photography Outing 3rd July 2014

Birr Photography Group had a photographic outing to Killaun Bog, County Offaly, Ireland on Thursday 3rd July. The bog is off the road between Birr and Kinnitty and has easy access by a board walk into the site. There is a great variety of flora and fauna they makes for some great macro photography opportunities. (Click on … Continue reading

Abbeyleix Bog Photography Outing 22nd June 2014

Photography outing to Abbeyleix Bog, County Laois, Ireland organised by Birr Photography Group for all members of the Midlands Photography Group on Sunday 22nd June 2014. Thanks to members of the Abbeyleix Bog Project for the guided walk to see and photograph the flora and fauna of this diverse habitat including degraded (but recovering) raised bog, … Continue reading

“Seoda” Talk and Slideshow by Tina Claffey 3rd October 2013

Tina Claffey gave a talk and slideshow on her amazing images from her Seoda Exhibition and other recent work to Birr Photography Group at Craughwell’s Pub, Castle Street, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on Thursday 3rd October 2013.