October 14, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings, News 0

TPS Exhibition Opening Tuesday, 16th October 2018

This week we will not have our regular meeting. On Tuesday evening at 6.30pm in the Tallaght Library we are having the launch of our (hopefully annual) exhibition. We would love to see you all there for some chat and wine & cheese!! This is an opportunity for us to show off the fantastic talent that is in our club and get the TPS name out there….so spread the word! Huge Thank You to Maureen for all her hard work in organising this for the club! For any newer members if you have any questions about any aspect of the club please do not hesitate to ask us on Tuesdays or via this email…. See you all on Tuesday…6.30pm sharp!

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October 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 9th October 2018

This week at our weekly meeting at the Maldron Hotel Tallaght at 8pm we are delighted to welcome Brian Hopper. Brian is a professional photographer from Blackrock, Co. Louth, and has been involved in Photography for over 40 years. He has many distinctions to his name, including Excellence FIAP Diamond (EFIAP/d1), Fellowship of The Irish Photographic Federation (FIPF), and an Associate of The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain (ARPS). Brian is an avid Landscape and Seascape Photographer who ventures out in all weathers to capture the sunrise!! He will be talking about his own Photography and also Kase Filters, for whom he is an ambassador.

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October 6, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

This Tuesday at our weekly meeting, at 8pm in the Maldron Hotel Tallaght, we are having a workshop on mounting photos. Members will be demonstrating how to mount the photos for the Monthly League Competitions, and also getting images prepared for our exhibition launching on October 16th in the Tallaght Library. Boards are available at the club for €2.50 each. If you have any images you want to give in for the Exhibition bring them along on Tuesday. There will also be other activities going on for those who do not need the workshop…..Some photo editing tutorials and also a presentation by Alice on Garden Photography. It will also be an opportunity for us to meet and chat to the newer members and answer any questions. See you all there!

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October 6, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 25th September 2018

This coming Tuesday is our first monthly league judging night of the season. Our guest judge is Michael Church LIPF who has been a member of Palmerstown Camera Club since its inception a decade ago. Best of luck to everyone who entered! Don’t forget our upcoming events: Club Exhibition Please bring in your mounted photographs for the Clubs exhibition at Tallaght Library. The exhibition is launching on Tuesday 16th October and will be opened by the Lord Mayor of South Dublin. • We are looking for as many photos as we can get to allow for rotation to a maximum of 5 per person to start with • The photos must be mounted on the usual club mounting boards available at the club (16 x 20 inches) • They must be mounted using a Bevel Cutter i.e not glued to the front of the mount. • On Tuesday 2nd of October we will hold a workshop for mounting prints if anyone is not sure how to do it • You must have your name and the photo title on the back of the mount in the top left hand corner (so we know which way up to hang it!) • […]

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September 16, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings, News 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 18th September 2018

This week at our weekly meeting in the Maldron Hotel: Studio Session Ollie will be leading on a “Studio” evening using various sources of light and volunteers from the Firhouse Taekwon-do club. So bring your cameras and flashes! Competition Hand in Night This week is also hand in night for our first league competition of the year. You can enter an image in each of the three categories: • Mono Print • Colour Print • Projected – These must be sized to 2400px on the long side, with a resolution of 240 dpi. Images that are not sized correctly will not be accepted. You must also send a digital version of your printed images. Please send your projected entry and digital copies of printed images to tpscompetitions@gmail.com Also coming up: October One Shot John Raftery won the September One Shot and has set the theme of CURVES for October. The October One Shot will take place on Tuesday 9th October, do get the thinking hats on and get snapping!! Club Exhibition Don’t forget to bring in your mounted / framed photographs for the Clubs exhibition at Tallaght Library. The exhibition is launching on Tuesday 16th October and will be opened […]

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September 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 11th September 2018

This Tuesday at our weekly meeting in the Maldron Hotel Tallaght at 8p.m. we are delighted to welcome Pawel Zygmunt from Breaking Light Photography. Pawel is a landscape photographer who takes stunning images mainly in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. Pawel came 2nd the Irish Light Festival Competition in October 2017 and was awarded a Licentiateship by the IPF in Sept 2017. You can see some of his work in the links below. Don’t forget, the one shot will also be held at coffee break on Tuesday, The theme this month is VESSELS. Please bring your images along on a USB and hand them into Andrew. Please have them in by 8p.m. so as not to disturb Pawel’s talk. Alice will judge at the start of coffee break and we’ll announce the winner before Pawel starts the second half of his talk. https://www.facebook.com/pawelzygmuntphotography/ https://www.facebook.com/irishlightfestival/ http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/search/?q=pawel%20zygmunt https://www.breakinglightpictures.com Looking forward to seeing you all there.

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May 20, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS AGM Tuesday 22nd May

This week is a busy one for TPS. We have our AGM in the Maldron on Tuesday and then we have our end of year party and award ceremony in Molloys pub in Tallaght village on Friday night. The AGM is an important meeting for TPS. Decisions will be made on Tuesday that will shape the direction the club takes in the coming years. Its important that as many members attend as possible so that you can voice your opinion and have an input at the AGM so please do attend if you can. I have attached the agenda for the meeting and the minutes from last years AGM. On Friday we will have our end of year party and prize giving ceremony and the awarding of the coveted “Photographer of the Year” trophy. There will be prizes for the winners in each of the 3 sections of competition in Novice, Intermediate and Advanced divisions. Fridays party will be the highlight of the year and is always a great night so pencil it in to your diary!! Even though we will not be meeting in the hotel over the summer fear not….we will be meeting up every Tuesday and heading of to somewhere of […]

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May 7, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday 8th May

This Tuesday club member Neil O’Reilly will be giving a talk on wildlife & nature photography. Neil will be showing some images from a recent trip to Scotland and will share some tips on how to improve your wildlife photography. We will also look at post production and editing the images. With the club planning a trip to the Saltees in the near future it will be a good talk to attend. The one shot competition will also be held on Tuesday.  The theme is “Old and New” as set by last months winner, Ben.  Bring your entries along on the night on USB and give them to Eleanor. The following Tuesday, the 15th of May we will begin our summer outings. We stop meeting in the hotel over the summer months and instead we will head of to some place of photographic interest. Be it the Dublin mountains or Howth there are plenty of interesting places not too for away and we will be try to visit as many places as we can over the summer hoping to get some great shots.

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April 22, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday 24th April

This Tuesday is the final round of the monthly league. Our guest judge is Chris Ducker AIPF AFIAP from Dublin Camera Club. Chris has been a member of Dublin Camera Club for over 10 years and has been awarded his Associateship by the IPF. Chris has won awards both nationally and internationally for his photography and has represented Ireland in photography competitions such as the Celtic Cup. There should be some great images on show on the night, good luck to everyone!!

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April 16, 2018 by tpsadmin Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday 16th April

Tomorrow night we have the second part of our focus on portraiture photography. As discussed last week the members will be split into 2 groups. The first group will arrive just before 7.30 and the shoot will start at 7.30 sharp. Please do not be late as the guys will be busy and will want to make sure everyone gets enough shooting time. The set up will be 4 models  and 4 different light set ups. The second group will arrive at 8.45 and this will give the guys enough time to have a quick cup of coffee and begin the second shoot at 9.00. As above please arrive on time and prepared for the shoot. Try to think of some ideas for the shoot and if you have a prop you would like to use by all means bring it along. Tomorrow night is also league entry so have your images ready for entry. Next week is the final league judging of the year and the week after that will be the 3rd part of the portraiture focus and the guys will be going through post processing, this will be the final night of the focus on portraiture. So a big thank […]

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