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TPS Meeting Tuesday, 7th May 2019

This Tuesday at our weekly meeting in the Maldron at 8pm we welcome Anthony Lynch. Anthony’s photographic interests lie in landscape and astrophotography.

Rick Taylor will also be at the club on Tuesday to clean camera sensors. If you want to avail of this, bring your camera with battery fully charged. Cost will be €10 for a dry clean or €20 for a wet clean. I’m sure Rick will advise which is necessary.

Upcoming events

One Shot
We have a sight change to this month’s one shot. We will have it in the night of the party on the 24th May. Please print your entry and bring it along on the night for Paddy to judge. The theme is “Composite Photo”

14th May
Instead of a meeting in the Maldron on May 14th, Mark Pollock will lead a walkabout in Tallaght. This will afford members the opportunity to get to know the local photography spots and also take photographs to put forward for consideration for our 2020 Calendar. Meet at the car park at Molloy’s Bar at 7.30pm.

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April 29, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions, Meetings, One shot 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 30th April 2019

This Tuesday at our weekly meeting in the Maldron Hotel, we have our last Monthly League Judging night of the season. We welcome Deirdre Byrne from Palmerstown Camera Club to do the honours for us.

May One Shot – Tuesday 14th May
Paddy won the April One Shot with his interpretation of the theme “Reflections”. He has set the theme for May as “Composite Photo”. Get the imaginations out and dusted down!! The one Shot will take place on Tuesday 14th May.

See you all on Tuesday at 8pm Sharp

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April 22, 2019 by tpsadmin Uncategorized 0

Members’ Showcase

Thanks to stellar work by Alice, the Members’ Showcase site is now live. A link to the main site has been added to the navigation bar (site will open in a new tab).

For those who wish to jump directly to a particular category, please see below links.

Urban Wildlife

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April 21, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions, Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

This Tuesday we have 3 things going on in the club:

1. We are having an EGM to vote on two proposals (agenda sent by mail). Remember this is your club and these are your decisions to make so please come along on Tuesday to vote.

2. If the EGM finishes early we will have a members constructive criticism session! If you have any photos that you think maybe you would like to enter in the league but are unsure about them, bring them along on USB and we will show them onscreen. You can talk about them or keep it anonymous, it’s your choice. Bring in a max of 10 images, depending on how many are brought in we might limit how many are shown

3. Tuesday is League Entry night so don’t forget to bring your printed and digital images. Information re labelling of images in post dated 16th April.

See you on Tuesday at 8pm sharp.

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April 21, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions, Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 16th April 2019

This Tuesday at our weekly meeting in the Maldron Hotel we welcome Paul Stanley Stanley FIPF EFIAP/s EsFIAP. Paul is a member of Dublin Camera Club and has been involved in photography nationally and internationally for more than 30 years. He also serves on the IPF committee and was a founder member of Peoples Photography.
Paul is going to talk to us about how the IPF Distinction process works so this will be of benefit to anyone going for distinction whether for the first time or not. He is also going to show us some successful panels.

Notice of upcoming events:

Tuesday 22nd April:
EGM to put forward two Proposals to the members – see attached for Agenda. We would appreciate it if as many members as possible attended this EGM. Remember this is your club and these decisions are ultimately yours. Members will be asked to vote on both proposals on the night. If you have any questions you would like to ask before the EGM please feel free to ask a member of the Committee.
Members Constructive Criticism

Following the EGM we will have a members Constructive Criticism session. The idea of this is that members bring in some photos on USB that they would like critiqued and show them onscreen. Members in the audience can put forward their Constructive if they have some. So, if you have images that you’re not sure about bring them along and we’ll show them. This can be done anonymously if you would prefer.

Monthly League entry night
Please have your prints mounted and ready and your projected resized and named correctly. Instructions below:

Printed images must be presented on mounting boards of 20×16 inches (51×41 cm).

All submissions should have a completed competition entry label affixed to the back. Please affix the label to the Upper left hand corner on the back of the image so the judge knows which way up the image goes

Digital images should be submitted in jpeg format resized to 2,400 pixels on the longest side with a resolution of 240 dpi. This will allow the club to add the image to a database from which it can be considered for entry into future IPF club competitions.

Please send images to on or before entry night or bring them along on USB on entry night

Members are asked to adhere to the following naming convention:

Member Number-Division-Title-Category
e.g. 12345-Advanced-Sunrise-Mono Print

The committee requests that all images, whether for entry into the projected or print categories, are submitted in digital format.

See you all on Tuesday at 8pm sharp.

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April 9, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions, Meetings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 9th April 2019

This Tuesday at our weekly meeting, in the Maldron Tallaght we welcome back Stewart Kenny from Dublin Photography School.

Having given us a masterclass on Composition the last time, this time Stewart is going to concentrate on his own photography. Stewart specialises in black and white landscapes and travel photography. You can see some of his work here

This Tuesday is also One Shot night. The theme for this week is “Reflections” and will be judged by last month’s winner, Marcin. Bring your entries along on USB and give them to Maureen.

Don’t forget that Mark Pollock is looking for photographs of Tallaght from members for inclusion in the 2020 Calendar.

See you all on Tuesday at 8pm sharp.

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