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)  

“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

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).

“Landscape”Photo Theme Night 19th May 2016

Photo Theme Night on the topic “Landscape” by Birr Photography Group in Craughwell’s Pub, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland on 19th May 2016. (Click on a thumbnail for Gallery).