Irish Photographers Blog

Best Wedding Photographers

Posted on Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016 in News Archive, Photographer Blogs, The IPWS Blog, Wedding Photography in Ireland, Working with Photographers, Your Wedding by Alan Murphy

Lots of sites claim to make it easy for you to find the best wedding photographers for you.  At we do things a little different. We invite all wedding photographers to tweet their favourite wedding images using our unique hashtag - these are displayed on our tweeter feed so the public easily sees who is continually producing great work. At the end of each month we select one winner ...

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Photographic News – Weekly Summary

Posted on Thursday, Nov 26th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Each week we send out a summary of the latest news and information that would be of interest to The Irish Photographic Industry. Currently the mail is sponsored by One Vision Imaging (if you need a printer do check them out) We want to keep the photographic news as short and as informative as possible so you can get your news in one quick bitesized piece - and ...

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Press Photographers Print Archive

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 25th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

The Press Photographers Association​'s Print Archive has found a permanent home in in Dublin City University's Media History Collection. All the prints, which date from 1999 up to the present, are now housed in a custom-built climate-controlled archive on the DCU campus in north Dublin. They will be available to staff and students for research purposes only. They will not be available for reproduction.

Hiring a Wedding Photographer

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 17th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog, Wedding Photography in Ireland, Working with Photographers, Your Wedding by Alan Murphy

By using our directory couples can take their time reviewing professional wedding photographers and adding them to their favourites or  Bookmark folder. The choice of wedding photographer shouldn't be made quickly or purely on price. Take the time to consider your shortlist and then meet up with your favourites. When you are in the process of hiring a wedding photographer here are some points to consider:- Did you like the wedding photographer - ...

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How much is wedding photography?

Posted on Monday, Nov 16th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog, Wedding Photography in Ireland, Working with Photographers, Your Wedding by Alan Murphy

  So you are putting your budgets together and you want to get a ball park of how much a Wedding photographer will charge? Lets assume you are an average bride , looking to capture your wedding in a professional fashion, get the images in an album and the be able to order a couple of framed prints etc afterwards if you wish. As a ballpark you should realistically expect to pay ...

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It’s fun to be square

Posted on Friday, Oct 9th, 2015 in Meet the Suppliers, Photography News by One Vision Imaging

Ten Squared - Stylish, Modern and Fun. One Vision Imaging launch a product perfect for the ‘Instagram’ generation. The Polaroid inspired product is ideal for anything from a portfolio of images for the social pro to a gift box for a bride. You could create fun prints of a kids shoot, use them as a marketing tool, portfolios at wedding fairs or as a word-of-mouth print box brides can ...

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Getting to know you better

Posted on Thursday, Oct 8th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

If we know what you are looking for we can serve you better.  Sometimes people just give us an email address. This is great but doesn't help us help you.  As always standard rules apply - we won't bombard you or share you details with another party - no matter how many greenbacks they offer us. Name Email Type - Photographer, Supplier, Client, Another URL (If appropriate) Update My Details

Dominic needs your help

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 16th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = "//"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));Dominick Lee has a question for all you techies:Technical question.I have two Metz 70MZ-5 flash guns, the batteries...Posted by Photographers in Ireland on Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Stephen Power – Associate Editor (Ireland) for F2 Freelance Photographer

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 9th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

County Limerick based professional photographer Stephen Power has recently been invited to act as official Associate Editor (Ireland) for F2 Freelance Photographer magazine. Stephen, originally from Liverpool, has over 30 years’ experience as a published photographer, and has been a member of NUJ since 1982 both in the UK and Ireland. As part of his role as associate Editor for F2 Freelance Photographer magazine, Stephen will be seeking out news stories ...

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August Wedding Image Winner

Posted on Friday, Sep 4th, 2015 in IPWS_WedPic, Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

We are delighted to name Viv Van der Holst as the first winner of our "Wedding Image of the Month" Award. Here is Viv's tweet with the appropriate hashtag.     Shot this pic at #tankardstown recently. A fave of mine from 2015 #IPWS_WedPic — Viv van der Holst (@holstphoto) August 27, 2015 Here are more #IPWS_WedPic tweets // nominated for the Web Awards 2015

Posted on Friday, Aug 28th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

  Crack open the bubbly - we have made it onto the nominations list for the 2015 Web Awards. OK, OK this is a first step and but we are genuinely happy that we got this far. We take our little victories very seriously at HQ.  This is because for much of last year we had some issues so we are just happy that we have a website ...

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#IPWS_WedPic – Calling all Irish wedding photographers

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 26th, 2015 in IPWS_WedPic, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

This is very simple - Tweet or Instagram a really good wedding photograph from a recent wedding with the hashtag #IPWS_WedPic and it could be named the Wedding Image of the Month. Let's create a buzz around excellent photography produced by the best Irish wedding photographers. While can't offer you huge prizes there will be a Badge you can put on your website proclaiming that your photograph was selected as the ...

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How to improve your Power Listing on

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

All you need to do is love us more. Start by telling us about yourself. When you have entered your details come visit, upload a real gallery and add some pictures to your listing. Don't do this all at once and then forget about us - come visit regularily and our site will reward you. Remember you can add as many images and real galleries as you wish. Each can be found ...

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New innovations on

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 19th, 2015 in The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Over the past month we have been working really hard on new innovations. We aren't near finished but to date this is what we have done. All lisitng can be added to a Favourites folder - Making it easier for people to use the diectory. In addition to a requirment to be insured photographers can now include membership of associations in their listing. A category for video has been added. Images can now ...

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PhotoVision Roadshow – Sept 1st 2015

Posted on Monday, Jul 27th, 2015 in Meet the Suppliers, Photography News by Alan Murphy

The successful and popular PhotoVision Roadshow is back in Croke Park this Spetember 1st. Exhibitors include Barker Photographic, Conns Cameras, Loxley Colour, One Vision and Come along and chat with your favourite suppliers, catch up with peers and take in a workshop.