Irish Photographers Blog

Leo Doyle on the art of Portraiture

Posted on Friday, Jul 13th, 2018 in Interviews, Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

I took the time recently to met and chat at some length with the multi award winning portrait photographer Leo Doyle of O'Doule Photography. Leo, who trained with Kodak, is a master craftsman with extensive knowledge of lighting and an in depth appreciation of of the art of portraiture. During the course of the conversation I asked him about portraiture and his approach. Here is his response. In this age of snapchat ...

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Posted on Tuesday, Jul 10th, 2018 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Leading employer based in Co Laois has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Photographer / Graphic Design Assistant to join their team. Duties of role will include: Taking photographs for trade catalogue production Editing photos for catalogue production Recording details for reference records Social media development Website maintenance The successful individual will have the following: Ideally a qualification in Photography / Graphic Design A portfolio of previous projects / roles that can ...

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Wide Angle – Irish Online Magazine

Posted on Sunday, Jun 17th, 2018 in Interviews, Meet the Suppliers, Photography News by Alan Murphy

Came across the "Wide Angle" a new online photographic magazine dealing with the Irish photographic scene. Having produced interviews in the past I know how much work goes into these productions so good luck to all involved. Keep up the good work and if I can assist in anyway let me know .

Cyril Byrne named PPAI Photographer of the Year

Posted on Friday, Feb 16th, 2018 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

‘Press Photographer of the Year 2018’ Cyril Byrne @IrishTimes & Robbie Reynolds, President @PPAI_IRL @RRPhotography10 #PPAIAWARDS — PPAI (@PPAI_IRL) February 16, 2018 Cyril Byrne of The Irish Times has been named Photographer of the Year 2018 at the annual Press Photographers Association of Ireland awards. He won the overall award based on the excellence of his portfolio, while also winning awards in several categories including those of Daily ...

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Thinking Inside the Box

Posted on Friday, Jan 26th, 2018 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

At a time when there is almost too much choice when it comes to USB drives and many low grade options on the market, choosing the right supplier can be a minefield. But it’s easy to avoid the pitfalls thanks to specialist USB 4 Photographers, the sister site of established USB supplier USB Makers. USB 4 Photographers offer the ultimate collection of branded USBs specifically for Photographers. Over the ...

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Four Tips for Instagram

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 2nd, 2018 in Interviews, Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

I had the pleasure of attending a seminar on Instagram given by photographer,  Kevin Kuster in Dublin. Kevin is also the CEO of #jj, the world’s largest Instagram community with over 640,000 followers. So after the day I asked him to give us 4 tips to having a better instagram account. I immediately went home and deleted two thirds of the instagram uploads. And I make his words available to you here:   Instagram is an ideal medium for content ...

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Nikon D850 Irish Tour

Posted on Monday, Aug 28th, 2017 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Check out the Nikon D850 at the following stores across Ireland: September 5th Mahers Photographic, Drogheda Conns Camera, Dublin September 6th Bermingham Cameras, Dublin Camera Centre, Dublin September 7th Whelan's Limerick September 8th O'Leary's Cork

Junior Photographer – Maxwell Photography Ltd – Dublin

Posted on Saturday, Jul 15th, 2017 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Junior Photographer required with an immediate start. €30,000 a year - Contract The ideal person will have a third level degree in photography and have a full working knowledge of Photoshop,Lightroom,Portrait Pro and be fully experienced in the operation of 35mm digital camera's. Video shooting and editing is also desired. The salary scale will be commensurate with level of experience .This job will provide the successful candidate with a golden opportunity to work ...

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March Wedding Image – March 2017

Posted on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Congratulations to photographer Edward Reid of Mayo who has won the March wedding Image of the Month on with this lovely portrait of a bride.

Winner of #IPWS_WedPic January Named

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 21st, 2017 in IPWS_WedPic, Photography News, The IPWS Blog, Wedding Photography in Ireland by Alan Murphy

Well done to PhotoMV who won the January #IPWS_WedPic Title. Every month we select three images that have been posted to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #IPWS_WedPic  

Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues launched with a bang!

Posted on Friday, Feb 10th, 2017 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues kick off with a bang!Today we kicked off our sponsorship of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues with a bang... literally! ⚾️💥📷 What a shot by Roscommon's Kelley Hopkins! No Sportsfile photographers were harmed in the making of this video. #StyleOfPlay Camogie Official GAA Roscommon CamogiePosted by Littlewoods Ireland on Thursday, 9 February 2017

The winner of “Wedding Image for Oct 2016” is Richard McCarthy

Posted on Friday, Dec 16th, 2016 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Congratulations to Sligo based wedding photographer Richard McCarthy who won the public vote for the Oct 2016 Wedding Image of the Month. Photographers have one last chance to go forward for the title of "2016 Wedding Photographer of Year".  Simply post your wedding images on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the Hashtag #ipws_wedpic    

Best Wedding Images – Oct 2016 – Voting Open

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 23rd, 2016 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog, Wedding Photography in Ireland, Your Wedding by Alan Murphy

Once again we ask the public to select their favourite image from a shortlist of entries to the Wedding Image of the Month. The winner goes through to the Wedding Photographer of the Year final. Interested in entering this months heat - simply share your wedding images on your favourite platform using the hashtag #ipws_wedpic Notes: Voting ends Nov 30th Disable Adblockers

Great Wedding Photography – or wedding gimmicks?

Posted on Thursday, Nov 3rd, 2016 in The IPWS Blog, Wedding Photography in Ireland, Working with Photographers, Your Wedding by Alan Murphy

Recently I came across this tweet from wedding photographer Karl Keaney.  Karl is a great photographer and provides a wonderful service to his clients but the tweet got me thinking.   Having fun with GIFs #GIFs #animatedphotos #weddinggif — Karl Keaney (@karlsphoto) November 2, 2016 Photographers nowadays have to look beyond still images and give clients some fun and and maybe the odd gimmick for social ...

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Move over Casey – Here’s Stephen

Posted on Friday, Oct 7th, 2016 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy