Sept 22nd – Still Life

On next Monday we will have a full night on still life / Macro photography This is a hands on session with everybody participating. There will a number of  stations around the room each showing  different aspects of still life with experienced photographers available to explain the various techniques.  Please bring cameras, tripods and any item you think would be good subject matter.

Here are a few sample photographs of macro / still life.Still Life Comp

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Outing to Killarney

Our first outing of the new season will be to Killarney this Saturday evening 20th September. Make sure to bring your Tripod if you have one and also some warm clothes, wellies or at least boots.The two meeting points are : The Arches in Mallow at 2:30 p.m. and Torc waterfall car park at 4 p.m. You can contact Outings coordinator John Flynn on 087 6528801 or Rodney O’Callaghan on 086 8487875  if you need any further information. Hope to see you all there.

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Sept 15th – Outings Review

Sept 15th -A display of images taken on  the many outings throughout  the year , Bring along max 10 images  per person , followed by group session 10-10.30pm. Bring your camera gear and laptop if you have any questions.

Upcoming Competitions.

SACC Creative Photography Competition 2014

The 2014 Creative Photography Competition will be held on Saturday 27th September at the Oak Wood Arms Hotel, Shannon, Co. Clare. Closing Date for entries  Midnight, September 25th. Details on http://www.sacc.ie/

IPF National Shield November 22nd, 2014 Venue to be confirmed More info at http://www.irishphoto.ie/

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Sept 8th – Back to basics

On next Monday night Sept 8th the topic will be – Back to basics followed by group session with questions and answers from  10 – 10:30pm. We will answer any questions on photography and equipment and also Photoshop and computer related problems.

Bring along laptops, cameras and lens etc, anything you want advice on and we will try to sort you out.

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New Season Commences

Monday night 1st September was our first night back and also the AGM for Blackwater Photographic Society. It was great to meet up with everyone again and also great to welcome some new faces into the club.
The reports were read, the committee formed so we’re all ready to go.
We meet every Monday night 8:30pm in the Arches Bar – new members are always welcome.
Here’s the Program for the coming term:September to December 2014

Sept 8th  – Back to basics followed by group session with questions and answers from       10 – 10:30pm

Sept 15th -A display of images taken on outings through out the year , max 10 images  per person , followed by group session 10-10.30pm
Sept 22nd – Still Life
Sept 29th – Personal  Profiles
Oct 6th   – Open competition night
Oct 13th  – A visit from Killarney based Landscape and Fashion photographers Paul Garnet and Marek Hajdasz
Oct 20th  – Computer & Photoshop skills with 10-10.30:pm group session for Q&A
Oct 27th  – Bank Holiday
Nov 3rd   – Indoor Studio session (with some mean machines)
Nov 10th  – Monochrome evening(conversion etc)
Nov 17th  – Composition and Critique night.
Nov 24th  – Ladies members portfolio’s
Dec 1st   – A night with Wedding Photographer Adrian O’Neill
Dec 8th   – Night Shoot (weather permitting) backup plan is videography and time lapse
Dec 11th  – Social night. Meal in the Arches Bar
Dec 15th  – Competition night. The theme for this competition is Shapes.

Outings:
Sept 20th – Ross Castle Killarney
Oct 18th  – Doneraile
Nov 15th  – Spike Island & Cobh
Dec 27th  – Day trip to Dingle

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First Night Of Our New Season.

The Blackwater Photographic Society will hold their AGM on September 1st in the Arches Bar Bellview Mallow at 8 30 pm.
This is our first night back after our summer break .  This will be a good social evening for members to catch up . Our program of events up to Christmas will be available on the night. Tea and coffee will be served.

Amendments To Our Constitution.
Proposals for amendments to the constitution will need to be with our Secretary Angela Coughlan on or before the 22nd of August . We can only accept written or emailed Proposals.   Angela can be contacted on  angelacoughlan62@gmail.com

Blackwater Photographic Society was established in 2013 . It was founded by a group of photography enthusiasts in the north Cork area. The purpose of the society is to share and promote photography amongst its members in an informal and welcoming environment .

New members welcome, feel free to come along for a look any Mon night (you don’t have to join!) whether you are a complete beginner/enthusiastic amateur/advanced, etc.

Recent Ladies Night Shoot.

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Club In Recess For Summer

Following a very successful and eventful  first year The Blackwater Photographic Society is in recess for the summer.The club resumes on 8th September at 8.30 pm with our AGM.

New members welcome, feel free to come along for a look any Mon night (you don’t have to join!) whether you are a complete beginner/enthusiastic amateur/advanced, etc.

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