A very big congratulations to club member Valerie Walsh (LIPF) who was successful in obtaining her Licentiate from the Irish photographic Federation in Thurles on Saturday last. 

Valeries panel of 10 images consisted of Nature, Landscape and portrait images and was judged on the day by a panel of 8 IPF judges.

Well done again Valerie.

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Wildlife gold medal for Kieran

A Big Congratulations to one of our members Kieran O Mahony who won a Gold medal on Saturday at the Inter-regional wildlife competition in Dublin.
The competition was run by the Irish photographic federation nature group (IPF) and the Northern Ireland Photographic association (NIPA)image

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John Hooton – The way we were


On November 19th Blackwater Photographic Society will welcome local photographer John Hooton to the club where he will showcase images and talk to us about his new book entitled “IRELAND The way we were”

John will also show us various other images from his vast portfolio that he has built up over the years.

This promises to be a fantastic evening of photography and history and is open to everyone to come along on the night.


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Club Open competition results

Last night we had our first of the season club competition. The competition took place on Monday night with the theme for this one being “Open”.
We had a great entry and some excellent images were on display.
We would like to say a big thank you to our 3 judges, Des Glynn, Sigita Playdon and Michael Gough, all from Solus Camera club Galway for all their time and effort and for doing such a fantastic job judging.
Big congratulations to all the winners!!


1st Kieran o Mahony
2nd John Flynn
3rd Valerie Walsh
1st Gerldine Dennehy
2nd Paul Madigan
3rd Paul Madigan
1st Shiela Horgan
2nd Shiela Horgan
3rd Colm Doyle


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Portfolio nights by Sheila O Connor, John Mullane & John Flynn

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Over the past couple of weeks we’ve had a few member showcasing their portfolios in the Club. First up was Sheila O Connor who showed us images she had taken over the last few years around every corner of Ireland … Continue reading

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Blackwater Photographic Society are holding a Photographic Exhibition at Mallow Library at the moment which runs until Wednesday September 12th 2018.
Why not pop in and take a look at some of the fabulous images on display.

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We’re back again for another exciting season of photography from this Monday night (August 27th) meeting at The Arches, Bellview, Mallow at 8pm.


This year we are delighted to welcome local Photographer Sean Jeffries who will be our guest speaker on the night and will talk us through his photography as well as showing us some of his work.

Like previous years we’ll be displaying some of our own printed and digital images on the night as well so why not pop in and take a look. IMG-0820edit

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