Monday 2nd of February Photo Competition

It’s photo competition time – first one of 2015 and it’s this Monday 2nd of February. The theme for this one is Christmas/New year. You are allowed a maximum of 5 images. They must clearly indicate the theme which can be anything from Skating Rinks to New years eve drinks, from Christmas Tree decoration to a Santa suit Alsatian!! you get the message. See you then.

Mallow Library Exhibition

10835365_445095032314033_7181689131675295143_o.jpg LIBRARYBlackwater Photographic Society has it’s annual exhibition on show in the Mallow Library since last Thursday. It’ll be on display for around 2 weeks. Many of our members were new to photography when the club was established in 2013, and this is a great opportunity to see the progress of skill and creativity achieved after a year’s membership in this local photography club. Call in, take a look and tell us what you think. Blackwater Photography Society meets every Monday night 8:30 p.m. in the function room at The Arches Bar Bellevue Mallow and new members are always welcome

Outing to Gougane Barra

Outing to Gougane Barra this Sunday (18th Jan) leaving the Arches at 06:30. Dress for the weird weather. A group text will be issued on Sat and an update will be posted on the web site to confirm the outing status.

Jan 19th Visiting Photographer

On Jan 19th we are privileged to have as our Visiting Photographer, Wedding Photographer Adrian O’Neill. Adrian main interest is wedding photography and he will also be showing some of his landscapes. Check him out at  This is an extract from his website.

My pictures, my art is simply an extension of who I am.
I adore shooting weddings because I just don’t shoot weddings in a regimented way, but create images that reflects the mood. I tell the natural story of your special day. The beauty of a wedding is that the occasion creates itself. I love the way it just happens and that nothing is prescriptive. The people, the romance, the moments and my role is to narrate the story of your Wedding day through my lens.

“A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.”


Members are requested to bring there photographs (printed only) on Monday night as the clubs photography exhibition in the Mallow Library is being finalized.Photo mounts should be available on the night.

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