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November 20, 2017 by Alistair News 0

Tuesday 20th November 2017

This coming Tuesday we have Daragh Muldowney as our guest speaker.

Daragh’s interest in photography originally developed, when he completed a Scuba Diving course in 1992, where he was awe struck by the experience of being under water. Life under the sea seemed like another world, where he made an instant connection with the elements.

Shortly after Daragh bought a Canon camera and the rest as they say is history. Daragh has travelled far and wide from the Sahara to Iceland and has captured stunning images from these contrasting landscapes and Daragh will be showing some of these images with us on Tuesday. No doubt it will be a great talk.

Here is a link to Daragh’s website

Tuesday is also league entry night so be sure to have your images ready for Tuesday. As we have a guest speaker please have your images mounted and labelled prior to bringing to the club as we do not want to disturb the speaker. Digital images can be sent to can you also please email a digital copy of your print entries. We need to keep these images for possible selection in future IPF competitions. The images can be saved as you save your digital entry 2400 pixels on the longest size and 240dpi.

Finally congratulations to Ronan Kennedy who won the November “one shot”. Further details will be sent regarding Decembers one shot by Eleanor once theme etc has been decided.

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November 5, 2017 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

Tuesday 6th November

Our guest speaker this Tuesday is Tony McDonnell. Tony is based in Dundalk, Co Louth and has been taking pictures for over 20 years.

Tony has won numerous awards both nationally and internationally. With a great diversity of subject matter and shooting in both colour and monochrome Tony will be showing some of his best images and telling the story behind the images.

Here is a link to Tony’s website

A couple of dates to note in November. The 14th November will see the “one shot” competition for November, the theme is “Timeless” and the images will be judged by Damian Rosinski who won Octobers competition. The winner will win a voucher for printing from Harvey Norman in Nutgrove. So plenty of time to get your images ready for the 14th.

Other dates to note league entry on the 21st and league judging is on the 28th so make note of those dates.

The National Shield will be held on the 26th Nov in the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick. TPS will be entering in the shield, hopefully both Colour & Mono sections.

We will also be organising a trip to Avoca in November (date to be decided). Avoca is a great area to try and photograph the Red Kite, a large bird of prey re-introduced to the area 10 years ago. Thankfully the re-introduction has been a success and Red Kites are commonly seen in Avoca and the surrounding areas. There are many other interesting features in the area including the old mining area and not to mention the Wicklow hills. More to follow when dates are decided.

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October 27, 2017 by Alistair Uncategorized 0

Tuesday 31st October

This Tuesday we will have our second league judging night of the year. Our guest judge on Tuesday is Tony Murray LIPF AFIAP from Malahide camera club. Tony has judged at the club in recent years and has always done a fantastic job. Tony is actively involved in the IPF at national level and Tony and his colleagues at Malahide CC are now running the Dublin/South Leinster region of the IPF of which Tallaght PS are a part of. Its sure to be a great night with, there are a large number of entries this month so there will be lots of great images to be judged.

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October 22, 2017 by Alistair News 0

Tuesday 24th October 2017

This Tuesday we have our very own Steve McGrane LIPF giving a talk on his recent trip to Cuba, Steve specialises in landscape photography and will be showing some of his images from Cuba and telling the story behind them. As usual there will be a good story behind the images and a few adventures along the way to get the shots Steve was after. Steve gave a talk last year in the club and it was one of the highlights of the year so it is sure to be a great night!!

Tuesday is also league entry night. As usual there are 3 categories, printed colour, printed mono and a digital image that can be sent by email to or brought to the club on Tuesday on a pen drive.

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October 16, 2017 by Alistair News 0

Tuesday 17th October

This Tuesday our guest speaker will be Dublin based photographer Owen O’Connor. Owen is an award-winning photographer specialising in wedding photography, fashion photography and portraiture photography. Owen’s work has featured in many publications including The Star, Irish Tatler, Sunday World, Weddings Irish Style, The Irish Wedding Diary, The Examiner and Evening Herald. If you would like to visit Owens webpage here is a link

The theme for the November “One Shot” has been chosen by last months winner Damian Rosiniki, the theme is “Timeless”. So get snapping, the one shot will be held on the 14th November. Damian will also pick the winning image.

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October 8, 2017 by Alistair News 0

Tuesday 10th October

This Tuesday we will be having a still life and table top photography night so bring your cameras. We will set up some props and take some shots and try to get some interesting images. So if you have something you think will make an interesting shot and it is small enough to fit on a table bring it along.

If we have time we can maybe have a look at some of the shots taken on the night.

Well done to Damian Rosinski who won Octobers one shot competition themed “Connected”, Damian will now pick the theme for Novembers One Shot competition. I will send on details once Damian decides the theme.

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