July 9, 2010 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

Tallaght Photographic Society – Moving Forward

Tallaght Photographic Society – Moving Forward

Last May I was elected President of the Tallaght Photographic Society.  I have never held a position of this sort before, so this is going to be quite a learning curve for me, but one I am going to enjoy.  Thankfully I am a part of a strong committee – a committee who’s strengths include, among others, experience and fresh ideas.

And ideas are what I want from TPS members.  As President, I consider myself to be more of a navigator than a leader, my task being to take direction from the club members and to get the TPS to where it needs to go.  I am open to any suggestions from members as to how the club might improve and advance.

Photography is a pastime that is growing in popularity.  In my two years as a club member I have seen the TPS grow in strength and number.  Each new member brings something of value to the club, whether it is their own experience of photography or their eagerness to learn more.  I would like to encourage anyone interested in photography to come along to one of our meetings or outings.  We welcome everyone from beginners to experienced enthusiasts, whether you use a sophisticated DSLR or a simple compact camera, the TPS is a great way to learn more about photography.  The club’s members are more than happy to share their knowledge and experience.

For the remaining summer months we are meeting every Tuesday evening at 7:30 pm in Molloy’s pub carpark in Tallaght.  From there we usually go on a short outing to somewhere of photographic interest, or if the weather is terrible we still meet but go into Molloy’s for a coffee and we share tips, tricks and stories.

We will begin our club meetings again in September at the Rua Red South Dublin Arts Centre, and I look forward to seeing you all there!


Paul Maxwell