Platform 3 Studio Shoot

A number of members from Blackwater Photographic Society had an evening photo shoot at Platform3 Studio in cork city recently. We had full use of the studio and lighting setup and our model for the evening was Hannah. Dave Edmunds (from Platform3 ) went through various lighting equipment, Backgrounds, techniques etc and Hannah was excellent, striking various poses and encouraging all the photographers to help us get the most from the evening. Below are some images from various photographers taken on the night.1378249_488087508014785_1149760388182318952_n(1) 11079349_488087581348111_2435976976752504059_o 11079456_488087608014775_7324925583563700428_o 11164739_488087824681420_2699171375185093515_o 11156312_488087761348093_7710672456970718024_n11149738_488087764681426_298299630107445088_o

Members Portfolio Night , Monday March 23

Next Monday niight there will be a display of portfolios from club members  Valerie Walshe , Tom Cashman , Finbarr Murphy ,Paddy McCallaibh , Oliver Deady and Pat Kerrigan . Looking forward to a good night , please come along and support fellow members

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

Club Programme 2015

Our first meeting of 2015 will take place on Monday 12th January with a display of images from members Terry Conroy and John Flynn

Club Programme 2015
Jan 12th Personal Portfolios : John Flynn and Terry Conroy
Jan 17th Outing: Gougane Barra
Jan 19th Visiting Photographer: Wedding Photographer Adrian O’Neill
Jan 26th Equipment and Depth of Field and help in calibrating your monitor

Feb 2nd Competition:  Theme is Christmas and New Year
Feb 9th Visiting Photographer: Jerry Creedon
Feb 14st Outing: Black Valley
Feb 16th Practical Night: Photoshop, edit same photos
Feb 23rd Night shoot:Bridgetown Abbey in Castletown Roche

Mar 2nd Visiting Club
Mar 9th  HDR & Bracketing
Mar 14th Outing: Street Photography Cork City
Mar 16th Distinction Night
Mar 23rd New Members Portfolio
Mar 30th Competition: Paddies Day Street Photography (Prizes : Print for winning photos) 3 categories

Apr 6th Bank Holiday: no meeting
Apr 13th  A visit to Platform 3Studio in Cork and Night shoot  in Cork City
Apr 18th Outing: Windmills near Nadd
Apr 20th Competition: Theme is  The Blackwater
Apr 27th Natural Portraits : helpful hints

May 4th Bank Holiday : no meeting
May 11th  Refresher night…competition ready review
May 18th Macro night
May 23rd Outing: Saltees
May 25th Competition: Photographer or the Year

Dingle Outing Update Saturday December 27th

Our annual club outing to Dingle on Saturday 27th of December will go ahead as planned , some inclement weather expected so make sure you come prepared , leaving the Arches at 5.30 am

for any further information contact Rodney 0868487875 or John 0876528801

Outing to Dingle Saturday December 27 th

Our annual club outing to Dingle will take place on Saturday December 27th . The outing will be from dawn to dusk . We will visit some  beautiful beaches that  the Dingle Peninsula has to offer . We will depart from the Arches at 5.30 AM SHARP. Anyone not wanting to travel so early can meet up with us later in Dingle . As it will be a long day a packed lunch would be a good idea, also wellies , an umbrella and spare clothes. Hope to see you all there

Cork City Night Shoot on Monday 8th December

This coming Monday (8th Dec) will be a night shoot will be in cork city. Leaving  the Arches at 7.15 and meeting in the entrance to paul street shopping centre AT 8pm.

If the weather is too bad then the back up plan is video and time lapse in the arches with Sean Murphy.

Portfolio Night Monday March 3rd

The scheduled Night shoot for Monday March 3rd has been postponed due to the  bad  weather forecast .

The Club will convene as usual at 8.30 in the Arches where we will have a presentation of Portfolios by John Flynn and Rodney O  Callaghan

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