April 29, 2012 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

Tuesday, May 1st

This Tuesday, May 1st, we’ll be watching a DVD: “Advanced DSLR with Karl Taylor” We also have our One-Shot competition with the theme of ”Fearless” – Regimantas Lukosius will pick the winning image.  The winning photographer will get an Eason voucher and will also nominate the theme for the next One-shot competition which will not be until September after the summer break. Just a quick reminder about Sunday’s Photofest Ireland 2012.  Ireland’s biggest photo expo and trade show is on this Sunday, April 29th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry. There will be free seminars presented by guest speakers like Guy Gowan and Podge Kelly as well as talks from camera giants Canon and Nikon.  There will also be bargains galore as there will be trade stalls from many aspects of the industry including Canon, Nikon, Adobe, Apple, Bermingham Cameras, Epson, DML, Fujifilm and many, many more. We had a talk on websites a couple of weeks ago.  Here are links to some of the websites we discussed: Website hosting: http://www.weebly.com/ http://www.webs.com/ http://www.clikpic.com/ http://www.zenfolio.com/ http://www.moonfruit.com/ http://letshost.ie/ Blogs: http://www.pixelpost.org/ www.blogger.com http://www.blogs.ie/ https://www.tumblr.com/ Photo sharing sites: http://1x.com/ http://500px.com/ http://www.redbubble.com/ http://www.flickr.com/ http://pix.ie/

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April 20, 2012 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

Tuesday, April 24th

This Tuesday is Monthly League Competition Judging.  Our judge this month is OffShoot Photography Society’s Olive Gaughan.  This is our last league competition of the season but it will return next September at the beginning of the next season. But competition fans – do not worry!  We are holding our Best Four Portfolio competition in May.  Enter your best four colour prints, your best four black and white prints and your best four digital images.  Each set will be judged as a portfolio and there will be winners for the best colour portfolio, the best black and white portfolio and the best digital portfolio as well as an overall winner.  Portfolios must be entered by May 8th and the winners will be announced at our Prize Giving night and end of season party on the 29th of May. May’s One-Shot competition is also coming up on May 1st with the theme of “Fearless” and will be judged by last month’s winner Regimantas Lukosius.  The winner will receive an Eason voucher and will pick the theme of the next One-Shot competition which will be our first meeting in September after the summer break. Just a quick reminder that Photofest Ireland 2012 […]

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April 14, 2012 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

Tuesday, April 17th

This Tuesday, April 17th, is Monthly League Competition Entry night already!  So remember to bring in your printed images and to email your digital entries to info@tallaghtphotographicsociety.com  Have those emails in by Tuesday, tea time as late entries won’t be accepted. This is our last Monthly League Competition this season.  But we do have our Best 4 Portfolio competition in May – pick your 4 best colour prints, your 4 best black & white prints and your 4 best digital images and enter them on Tuesday May 8th.  There are no divisions in this competition – Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Premier members will all compete against each other.  The entries will be judged as 4 (like a panel) and there will be prizes for the best Colour panel, the best black and white panel and the best digital panel.  There will also be one overall winner picked from these winners.  Winners will be announced and prizes given on our final Prize giving night which is at Molloy’s Pub on Tuesday, May 29th. Also this Tuesday, we will be going online and taking a look at Websites like Flickr and Pixie.  If any members already have a Website up and running […]

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April 7, 2012 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

TPS, Tuesday, April 10th

This coming Tuesday, April 10th is “movie night!”  We’ll be watching “An Introduction to Photography with Karl Taylor” – a comprehensive look at photography basics from camera functions to composition! Congratulations to Regimantas Lukosius on winning this month’s One Shot competition “Silhouettes/Shadows” – Reg has nominated May’s One Shot theme as “Fearless” and Reg will pick the winner on Tuesday, May 1st.  The winner of May’s One-Shot will receive an Eason’s gift voucher and will nominated the theme and judge the entries for the next competition. Happy Easter from the Tallaght Photographic Society!

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