July 12, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions, Outings 0

Summer Outings 2019

The schedule for the summer outings is below and will be updated weekly. Please remember to post a photo and vote on Flickr after each outing in the just-for-fun competition. Further details will be sent by email and WhatsApp. Happy snapping! 28th May: Cloughlea 4th June: St. Patrick’s / Christchurch Cathedrals (cancelled) 11th June: Howth 18th June: Lough Owel 25th June: Skerries 2nd July: Pollardstown Fen 9th July: Dunamase Castle 16th July: Seapoint 23rd July: 30th July: 6th August: 13th August: 20th August:

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July 12, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions 0

2018/2019 League Competition Winners

Advanced Overall: Steve McGrane Intermediate Overall: Brenda Sheridan Novice Overall: Paul Bates Advanced Colour Print: 1st: Neil O’Reilly 2nd: Kevin Maguire 3rd: Karl Bergin Advanced Mono Print: 1st: Karl Bergin 2nd: John Coffey 3rd: Steve McGrane Advanced Projected: 1st: Steve McGrane =2nd: Kevin Maguire =2nd: Ben Russell Intermediate Colour Print: 1st: Brenda Sheridan 2nd: Mark Pollock 3rd: Paddy Sayers Intermediate Mono Print: 1st: Paddy Sayers 2nd: Mark Pollock 3rd: Brenda Sheridan Intermediate Projected: 1st: Mark Pollock 2nd: Brenda Sheridan 3rd: Eva Hoffmannova Novice Colour Print: 1st: Paul Bates 2nd: Dave Meehan 3rd: Ann Dennehy Novice Mono Print: 1st: Paul Bates 2nd: Dave Meehan 3rd: Iris Graham Novice Projected: 1st: Enda Cloke 2nd: Paul Bates 3rd: Dave Meehan

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End of Season!

Party and Awards It’s that time of the year again!! Time to party and find out the results of the League. On Friday 24th we will have our end of year party and prize giving ceremony in Molloys, kicking off at 20.30. There will be a change to “Photographer of the Year”. This year there will be a photographer of the year in each section – so 3 trophies. 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!! One Shot We have a slight change to this month’s one shot. We will have it at the party. Please print your entry and bring it along on the night for Paddy to judge. The theme is “Composite Photo”. Tallafest We are looking for volunteers to organise a stall for TPS at Tallafest on 22nd June. Unfortunately they’re not supplying gazebos or tables this year due to insurance reasons so we’d have to arrange that ourselves. If you’re interested let me or any of the committee members know. […]

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May 13, 2019 by tpsadmin Competitions, Meetings, Outings 0

TPS Meeting Tuesday, 14th May 2019

We are NOT meeting in the Maldron Hotel on Tuesday the 14th. Instead Mark Pollock will lead us on 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 Molloys Bar at 7.30pm. One Shot and Party We have a slight change to this month’s one shot. We will have it at 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”. A big thank you to Andrew and team for all the hard work in preparing the panels and giving up their time to present them in Mullingar over the weekend. Looking forward to seeing you all on Tuesday.

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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. MonoPeopleScenicNatureUrban WildlifeCityscapesSportsStreetClose-upMiscellaneous

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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 […]

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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 stewartkennyphotography.com 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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